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Last day for Atkinson Pool this summer is Aug. 8

Last day for Atkinson Pool this summer is Aug. 8

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 1st, 2017

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HENDERSON, Ky. — With the first day of the school year set for Wednesday, Aug. 9, Atkinson Pool will be closing for the summer. The pool will be open for its final day of operation for t his summer on Tuesday, Aug. 8. For more […]

Inmate Escapes From Ohio County Jail

Inmate Escapes From Ohio County Jail

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 1st, 2017

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McKenney Escaped Through a Faulty Magnetic Door HARTFORD, Ky. (July 30, 2017) – Kentucky State Police troopers were notified by officials at the Ohio County Detention Center of an escaped inmate. The preliminary investigation reveals 48 year-old Arnold Ray McKenney of Cromwell, KY was lodged […]

Kentucky’s worst-ever mine disaster to be remembered Friday in Clay

Kentucky’s worst-ever mine disaster to be remembered Friday in Clay

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 1st, 2017

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CLAY, Kentucky — The 100th anniversary of the worst coal-mining accident in Kentucky’s history will be solemnly commemorated at a ceremony this Friday evening in Webster County. At approximately 7:30 a.m. on Aug. 4, 1917, 153 men and teenage boys were proceeding to their work […]

‘Ag Tag’ Donations Soared to Nearly $630,000 in 2017, Shattering Previous Records

‘Ag Tag’ Donations Soared to Nearly $630,000 in 2017, Shattering Previous Records

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 31st, 2017

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Commissioner Quarles Praises ‘Giving Spirit’ of Kentucky Farmers FRANKFORT (July 31, 2017) — Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles announced today that voluntary “ag tag” donations in the 2017 fiscal year that ended June 30 amounted to $629,865.43, setting a record for the largest amount donated […]

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet urges visitors to plan ahead for Aug. 21 total solar eclipse

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet urges visitors to plan ahead for Aug. 21 total solar eclipse

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 31st, 2017

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HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (July 31, 2017) – With three weeks to go before the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials are urging anyone who plans to travel to Western Kentucky to view the eclipse to make plans now. The appeal comes as traffic […]

Man Arrested after Intentionally Striking his Friend with a Vehicle

Man Arrested after Intentionally Striking his Friend with a Vehicle

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 31st, 2017

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On Saturday, July 29, 2017 at approximately 1:23 PM, the Vanderburgh County Sheriff Office responded to the area of Shoshoni Lane and Cherokee Drive to investigate a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle.Deputies arrived on scene and learned from witnesses that a man […]

Cause of Friday Afternoon Crash on Bi-State Memorial Bridge Revealed

Cause of Friday Afternoon Crash on Bi-State Memorial Bridge Revealed

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 31st, 2017

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Date of News Release: 07/31/2017 Henderson, KY. (July 28, 2017) — Kentucky State Police responded to a one vehicle collision on US 41 north bound bridge. Upon arrival, 52 year old Robert Ashby of Boonville Indiana was traveling south bound on the north bound bridge […]

HPD – Second Suspect Wanted In Connection With April Burglary/Assualt Arrested

HPD – Second Suspect Wanted In Connection With April Burglary/Assualt Arrested

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 31st, 2017

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Henderson City Police say they have made a second arrest in connection with an incident that occurred in the 1600 block of Powell Street last April. According to HPD Public Information Officer Jennifer Richmond 28-year old Odis Bonnell of Henderson was located Sunday during a […]

Longtime HPD Lt. Colonel Retires

Longtime HPD Lt. Colonel Retires

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 31st, 2017

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The Henderson Police Department is taking a moment to congratulate Lt. Col. Frank Cates on his 26 years of service to Henderson’s Finest. Today, July 31st, is Lt. Co. Cates last day at HPD. Lt. Col. Cates joined the local police force on February 6th, […]

Audubon Metals to Add 39 Jobs with Expansion in Henderson

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 28th, 2017

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New aluminum smelting furnace will boost production capacity FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 28, 2017) – Gov. Matt Bevin today announced aluminum producer Audubon Metals LLC will expand its Henderson plant with a more than $8.3 million investment that will create 39 full-time jobs. “Audubon Metals has […]