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Commission approves hpd veteran Heath cox as police chief

Commission approves hpd veteran Heath cox as police chief

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 12th, 2018

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HENDERSON, Ky. – Henderson City Commissioner voted unanimously to hire Henderson Police Department veteran Heath Cox as chief of police at the regular meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 11. Cox, who joined the Henderson Police Department in 2001, grew up in Henderson and graduated from Henderson […]

Kentucky State Resort Parks Offering Discounted Rate for East Coast Residents Seeking Shelter from Hurricane

Kentucky State Resort Parks Offering Discounted Rate for East Coast Residents Seeking Shelter from Hurricane

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 11th, 2018

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Adverse weather rates available at all resort parks through Sept. 30 FRANKFORT, Ky. (September 11, 2018) – Kentucky State Resort Parks are offering a discounted rate of $49.95/night on lodge rooms to residents of any East Coast state seeking shelter from Hurricane Florence. The rate […]

Diversity Parade Will Alter HART Bus Schedule Saturday

Diversity Parade Will Alter HART Bus Schedule Saturday

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 11th, 2018

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HENDERSON, KY, September 10, 2018 – Bus service on Henderson Area Rapid Transit will be disrupted for a short time on Saturday, Sept. 15, while the Downtown Diversity Parade is setting up and in progress. HART will be running regular routes on its normal schedule […]

Municipal golf course availability limited on Thursday, sept. 13

Municipal golf course availability limited on Thursday, sept. 13

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 11th, 2018

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Routine maintenance will be done on greens HENDERSON, KY, September 10, 2018– The City of Henderson’s Municipal Golf Course staff will be working on aerification and routine maintenance of the course’s greens on Thursday, Sept. 13. “This work will disrupt play for the day and […]

KYTC issues emergency declaration in advance of Hurricane Florence

KYTC issues emergency declaration in advance of Hurricane Florence

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 11th, 2018

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Declaration waives certain commercial motor carrier regulations for operators providing relief to affected areas FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 11, 2018) – In anticipation of Hurricane Florence and its potential to cause damage to the southeastern United States, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Secretary Greg Thomas has waived certain […]

First 72 On You – Family Preparedness

First 72 On You – Family Preparedness

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 10th, 2018

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Week 2 of awareness campaign focuses on preparing families for disasters FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 10, 2018) – The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), has launched First 72 On You information campaign during the month of […]

Suspected tornado in western Kentucky damages homes

Suspected tornado in western Kentucky damages homes

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 10th, 2018

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — A suspected tornado touched down just East of Henderson and caused moderate to severe damage to three homes in Daviess County. The Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer reports the suspected tornado moved through western Daviess County, near Stanley, on Saturday afternoon as the storm […]

POLITICAL ACTION GROUP NAMES A TRI-COUNTY LAWMAKER A LEGISLATIVE CHAMPION

POLITICAL ACTION GROUP NAMES A TRI-COUNTY LAWMAKER A LEGISLATIVE CHAMPION

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 6th, 2018

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A Tri-County lawmaker is one of six State Representatives who will be getting support this Fall from a political action committee. Americans for Prosperity-Kentucky has named 12th District Representative Jim Gooch of Webster County and five other House members as legislative champions based on their […]

With Farm Safety and Health Week in September, Quarles Urges Farmers, Motorists to Take Extra Care

With Farm Safety and Health Week in September, Quarles Urges Farmers, Motorists to Take Extra Care

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 6th, 2018

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13 Kentuckians Died in Farming and Related Industries in Kentucky in 2017 FRANKFORT (September 5, 2018) — Farmers put their health, and even their lives, on the line to provide the food and fiber we all depend on, Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles said in proclaiming […]

Signs of progress coming for future I-165 designation

Signs of progress coming for future I-165 designation

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 5th, 2018

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KYTC and FHWA officials announce agreement that accelerates plan to sign Natcher Parkway MADISONVILLE, Ky. (Sept. 5, 2018) – Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) Secretary Greg Thomas today announced a joint-agreement with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to move forward on securing signage that designates the […]