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Henderson County Tourist Commission’s Executive Director Announces Resignation

Henderson County Tourist Commission’s Executive Director Announces Resignation

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 9th, 2017

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Henderson County Tourist Commission’s Kyle Hittner announced her resignation as Executive Director, effective two weeks from March 7, 2017. Hittner also announced she will soon join the team at Field & Main Bank as the Director of Customer Experience. Hittner served as the Tourist Commission’s […]

Sen. Ridley meets with Homeland Security Director to discuss coordination efforts for solar eclipse

Sen. Ridley meets with Homeland Security Director to discuss coordination efforts for solar eclipse

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 8th, 2017

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FRANKFORT – Senate Democratic Caucus Chair Dorsey Ridley, D-Henderson, recently met with Kentucky Homeland Security Executive Director John Holiday about preparations for the large crowd expected in western Kentucky for the total solar eclipse on Monday, August 21. Ridley requested coordination between Holiday’s office and […]

Bill to expand state’s hate crimes law sent to Ky. governor

Bill to expand state’s hate crimes law sent to Ky. governor

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 8th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky lawmakers have given final approval to a bill that would expand the state’s hate crimes law to include targeting police officers and other emergency responders The measure cleared the Senate on Tuesday and now goes to Gov. Matt Bevin. The […]

Bill offering new drivers’ licenses clears Kentucky House

Bill offering new drivers’ licenses clears Kentucky House

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 8th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentuckians could replace their drivers’ license with a “voluntary travel ID” in order to board a domestic flight or enter a military base under a bill that has cleared the House of Representatives. The new IDs would be optional and would […]

Consumer Protection Alert – HHS OIG Hotline Telephone Number Used in Scam

Consumer Protection Alert – HHS OIG Hotline Telephone Number Used in Scam

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 7th, 2017

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) recently confirmed that the HHS OIG Hotline telephone number is being used as part of a telephone spoofing scam targeting individuals throughout the country. These scammers represent themselves as HHS OIG […]

Buzzy Newman resigns as assistant city manager

Buzzy Newman resigns as assistant city manager

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 7th, 2017

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HENDERSON, KY, March 7, 2017– William L. “Buzzy” Newman has announced his resignation as the City of Henderson’s assistant city manager. Effective May 1, Newman will transfer to the Henderson Water Utility as director of field operations. After spending 18 years with Methodist Hospital as […]

First Lady Hosts Second Annual ‘Hearts to Hands’ Event

First Lady Hosts Second Annual ‘Hearts to Hands’ Event

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 6th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 6, 2017) – On Saturday, First Lady Glenna Bevin hosted her second annual “Hearts to Hands” event. Mrs. Bevin invited thirty children from Home of the Innocents to enjoy a special day at Afterglow Salon & Spa, which donated their services to […]

County Government Leaders to Review Draft Fire Department Funding Ordinance

County Government Leaders to Review Draft Fire Department Funding Ordinance

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 6th, 2017

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After plenty of discussion the Henderson County Fiscal Court will review a draft ordinance pertaining to Volunteer Fire Department Funding when it meets tomorrow. County Judge Executive Brad Schneider and the county magistrates spent much of the past month gathering public feedback on a plan […]

Night Work Planned along US 41 Strip at HENDERSON on Wed & Thurs, March 8 & 9

Night Work Planned along US 41 Strip at HENDERSON on Wed & Thurs, March 8 & 9

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 6th, 2017

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A contractor plans a night southbound lane restriction on the US 41 Strip at Henderson on Wednesday & Thursday, March 8 & 9, 2017. The contractor plans to restrict southbound traffic to one lane on the US 41 Strip near the Canary Lane intersection in […]

“Emergency Preparedness for Seniors”  – Henderson County EMA March PSA

“Emergency Preparedness for Seniors” – Henderson County EMA March PSA

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 6th, 2017

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Basic emergency preparations are important at any age. Older adults and seniors may need to update their preparations as their needs change. What would you or any older adults in your household need in an emergency? Evaluate those needs, include them in your emergency plan […]