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HPD Names Employees of the Month

HPD Names Employees of the Month

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 15th, 2017

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Congratulations to Officer Dean Lunz and Officer Collin Shelton who have been named Employees of the Month for September 2017. Lunz and Shelton recently ran into a burning home on Downey Drive to rescue a possibly suicidal man who refused to leave the house. Lunz […]

KSP Investigating Police Action Shooting in Owensboro

KSP Investigating Police Action Shooting in Owensboro

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 15th, 2017

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Officer Shot At Suspect Who Claimed to Have a Gun. OWENSBORO, Ky. (September 14, 2017) – Kentucky State Police troopers responded to the 400 block of Geary Street in Owensboro around 11:30pm after Owensboro Police Department requested KSP investigate an officer involved shooting. The preliminary […]

Senior Day Out at Towne Square Mall set for September 21st

Senior Day Out at Towne Square Mall set for September 21st

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 15th, 2017

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Fraud! Fashion! & Preparedness! – Oh My! Hundreds of area senior citizens are expected to fill Owensboro’s Towne Square Mall on Thursday, September 21, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., for the 18th annual “Senior Day Out”. The annual event addresses current scams targeting seniors, […]

Bevin floats prospect of appointing attorney general

Bevin floats prospect of appointing attorney general

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 15th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says the state should consider amending its constitution to allow the governor to appoint the attorney general. The Republican governor told a meeting of the Kentucky chapter of the Federalist Society that it is unproductive to have […]

HART & Diversity Parade

HART & Diversity Parade

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 15th, 2017

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HENDERSON, KY, September 14, 2017 – Bus service on Henderson Area Rapid Transit will be disrupted for a short time on Saturday, Sept. 16, while the Downtown “Yes We Can” Diversity Parade is setting up and in progress. HART will be running regular routes on […]

US ATTORNEY’S OFFICE -UNION COUNTY’S JUDGE/EXECUTIVE CHARGED WITH EQUIPMENT PURCHASE SCHEME

US ATTORNEY’S OFFICE -UNION COUNTY’S JUDGE/EXECUTIVE CHARGED WITH EQUIPMENT PURCHASE SCHEME

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 13th, 2017

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Authorities allege Judge Joseph “Jody” Jenkins used his elected office to take kick-backs for arranging purchases with taxpayer funds BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – The current Union County Judge/Executive was charged Wednesday by a federal grand jury indictment with scheming to defraud the citizens of Union […]

HMPL crews assisting with hurricane relief

HMPL crews assisting with hurricane relief

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 13th, 2017

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HENDERSON, KY, September 13, 2017– Two crews and a supervisor from Henderson Municipal Power & Light have mobilized to assist with restoring electrical service in the state of Florida. More than 3.3 million homes and businesses were left in the dark over the weekend when […]

Commission sets new fee schedule for landfill, oks pocket park lease

Commission sets new fee schedule for landfill, oks pocket park lease

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 13th, 2017

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HENDERSON, Ky. – The Henderson City Commissioner has set a new rate structure for the residual/Construction Demolition and Debris landfill and authorized a lease agreement with Historic Second LLC for the creation of a “pocket park” in the 200 block of Second Street. The new […]

State enhances Unemployment Insurance support for customers over the phone and internet

State enhances Unemployment Insurance support for customers over the phone and internet

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 12th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 12, 2017) – The Office of Employment and Training (OET), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet, recently announced enhancements to the online and phone resources available to Kentuckians applying for and receiving unemployment benefits. The enhanced Unemployment Insurance […]

Single Vehicle Injury Collision KY 2830 -KSP

Single Vehicle Injury Collision KY 2830 -KSP

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 11th, 2017

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Maceo, KY (September 10, 2017) – Justin Wise of Salem, IL was traveling westbound on KY2830 when he lost control of his vehicle. The vehicle went off the roadway and hit the guardrail causing it to overturn. One passenger, Bo Dyer was transported by ambulance […]