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Division for Air Quality Urges Kentuckians to “Learn Before You Burn”

Division for Air Quality Urges Kentuckians to “Learn Before You Burn”

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 9th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 4, 2017) – Spring-cleaning season has arrived, and for many Kentuckians that means burning unwanted debris. But before you light that burn pile, the Kentucky Division for Air Quality (DAQ) reminds you to learn before you burn. Illegal burning could result in […]

Rollover Crash on US 41 Sends Four to the Hospital

Rollover Crash on US 41 Sends Four to the Hospital

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 8th, 2017

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On Monday, May 08, 2017 at approximately 4:30 AM the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to US Hwy 41 and E. Mt Pleasant Road upon report of a rollover crash involving injury.Upon arrival, deputies found a 2013 Toyota Tacoma on its top with three victims […]

Kentucky Tourism Industry Generated $14.5 Billion in 2016

Kentucky Tourism Industry Generated $14.5 Billion in 2016

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 8th, 2017

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Economic Impact of Tourism Increases in All Nine Tourism Regions Frankfort, Ky. (May 8, 2017) –The economic impact of tourism in Kentucky was more than $14.5 billion in 2016, the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet and the Department of Tourism announced today. Kentucky’s tourism […]

GRITS offering transportation service to Owensboro Employment Office

GRITS offering transportation service to Owensboro Employment Office

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 8th, 2017

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HENDERSON, KY, May 8, 2017– Following the closure of the local office of Kentucky Career Center at Second and Water streets in February, Green River Intra-County Transit System (GRITS) is now offering daily transportation from Henderson to the Owensboro Career Center regional office. The Audubon […]

Traffic ADVISORY     KY Highway Water Over Road Report (D2)

Traffic ADVISORY KY Highway Water Over Road Report (D2)

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 8th, 2017

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DAVIESS County KY 142 Water Over Road at the 4 to 6 mile marker- signs posted KY 56 Water Over Road at the 7 to 9 mile marker- signs posted HENDERSON County KY 2247/Posey Ball Rd at 0.0 to 1mm CLOSED due to floodwaters KY […]

GRADD will host the Kentucky Association of Counties General Assembly Wrap-Up on May 10

GRADD will host the Kentucky Association of Counties General Assembly Wrap-Up on May 10

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 8th, 2017

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The public is invited to attend a Kentucky Association of Counties General Assembly Wrap-Up hosted by Green River Area Development District (GRADD) on Wednesday, May 10th. This free event will be held at the GRADD Office (300 GRADD Way, Owensboro) and will begin at 1:00pm […]

Lanes to be restricted at Kentucky-Indiana state line May 8-9

Lanes to be restricted at Kentucky-Indiana state line May 8-9

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 8th, 2017

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HENDERSON, Ky. — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to restrict SOUTHBOUND traffic to one lane on U.S. 41 near the Kentucky-Indiana State Line on Monday and Tuesday, May 8-9. This daytime work zone lane restriction for southbound traffic is to allow relocation of utility poles […]

Gov. Matt Bevin declares May 8-12 Teacher Appreciation Week

Gov. Matt Bevin declares May 8-12 Teacher Appreciation Week

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 8th, 2017

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Take time to thank a teacher who made a difference in your life FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 8, 2017) – Governor Matt Bevin recently signed a proclamation officially declaring May 8-12 Teacher Appreciation Week in Kentucky, joining the National Educators Association in honoring and celebrating teachers […]

Traffic ADVISORY – KY Highway Water Over Road Report (D2)

Traffic ADVISORY – KY Highway Water Over Road Report (D2)

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 5th, 2017

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Rising water levels from the recent rains have led to a number of road closures across the WSON listening area. Here is the latest listing of affected roads according to Keith Todd with the KYTC: DAVIESS County KY 142 Water Over Road at the 4 […]

KY Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing hosts outreach project in Owensboro and Bowling Green

KY Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing hosts outreach project in Owensboro and Bowling Green

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 3rd, 2017

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Regional meetings scheduled for May 16 in Owensboro and May 17 in Bowling Green FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 3, 2017) – The Kentucky Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (KCDHH) will hold the next regional outreach program from May 16-18 in western Kentucky. The […]