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COMMISSION DECIDES TO PROCEED WITH DRAFTING NEW FAIRNESS ORDINANCE FOR CONSIDERATION

COMMISSION DECIDES TO PROCEED WITH DRAFTING NEW FAIRNESS ORDINANCE FOR CONSIDERATION

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 27th, 2019

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HENDERSON, Ky. – The City of Henderson Board of Commissioners agreed at Tuesday night’s regular meeting to direct staff to draft a new fairness ordinance that will be brought forward for discussion and consideration. The decision was made during an informal poll at the end […]

Forestry Officials Urge Caution as Spring Wildfires Increase

Forestry Officials Urge Caution as Spring Wildfires Increase

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 26th, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 25, 2019) – Kentucky Division of Forestry (KDF) officials are urging caution after the spring forest fire hazard season, which began February 15, became more active up in the past three weeks. The KDF reports it has battled more than 189 forest […]

Gov. Bevin, government officials, and business leaders commemorate ‘Signs of Progress’ to elevate Natcher Parkway to Interstate 165

Gov. Bevin, government officials, and business leaders commemorate ‘Signs of Progress’ to elevate Natcher Parkway to Interstate 165

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 26th, 2019

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Bowling Green event celebrates new I-165 designation BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (March 26, 2019) – Gov. Matt Bevin today joined federal, state and local officials and business leaders to celebrate the newly designated Interstate 165 between Bowling Green and Owensboro. An event today in Warren County […]

Beshear opposes Bevin’s Medicaid changes

Beshear opposes Bevin’s Medicaid changes

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 26th, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Democrat Andy Beshear says he would repeal Republican Gov. Matt Bevin’s efforts to revamp Kentucky’s Medicaid program if he’s elected governor. Beshear said Tuesday that protecting Medicaid is part of his health care plan. Health care looms as a divisive issue […]

Traffic ADVISORY – KY 960/West 5th Street in DAVIESS County  Closed

Traffic ADVISORY – KY 960/West 5th Street in DAVIESS County Closed

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 25th, 2019

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A section of KY 960/West 5th Street in DAVIESS County is closed until further notice. KY 960/West 5th Street is closed at milepoint 0.4 due to a washout along the Green River. This is along KY 960 just west of Hagan Lane South and likely […]

Sen. Paul: Trump vindicated by findings of Mueller probe

Sen. Paul: Trump vindicated by findings of Mueller probe

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 25th, 2019

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul sees vindication for President Donald Trump with the conclusion of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, but Kentucky’s lone Democratic congressman said the summary of Mueller’s probe “leaves many questions unanswered.” Reaction to Attorney General William Barr’s […]

DHP honors Field & Main, other award recipients

DHP honors Field & Main, other award recipients

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 25th, 2019

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HENDERSON, Ky. — Downtown Henderson might have the word “down” in its name, but these days, things are decidedly looking up. Indeed, as a rich and deserving roster of recipients at the Downtown Henderson Partnership’s 25th annual Awards Breakfast on Friday morning demonstrated, it seems […]

Traffic ADVISORY – Daytime Closures Along KY 1340 in Webster County

Traffic ADVISORY – Daytime Closures Along KY 1340 in Webster County

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 25th, 2019

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Traffic ADVISORY Traffic ADVISORY The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans daytime closures along a section of KY 1340 in WEBSTER County the week of April 1-5, 2019. KY 1340 will be closed between milepont 2.1 and milepont 4.48 to replace several cross drains. These daytime closures […]

Public invited to give input on state foster care system at regional forums March 28-April 18

Public invited to give input on state foster care system at regional forums March 28-April 18

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 25th, 2019

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6 forums being held statewide under House Bill 1 reforms FRANKFORT, Ky., March 22, 2019 – The public is invited to attend any of six regional community forums across the state March 28-April 18 to discuss improving outcomes for Kentucky children and families involved in […]

Forest Service to begin repairs at Land Between the Lakes

Forest Service to begin repairs at Land Between the Lakes

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 22nd, 2019

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GOLDEN POND, Ky. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service says it will soon begin repairs at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. A statement from the agency says Land Between the Lakes recently received $4.1 million in assistance from the Emergency Relief for Federally […]