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Ky. National Guard member shocked by Trump transgender ban

Ky. National Guard member shocked by Trump transgender ban

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 27th, 2017

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky National Guard member says he was shocked by President Donald Trump’s announcement that he will ban transgender people from serving in the military. Trump took to Twitter on Wednesday to announce the ban because of “tremendous medical costs and […]

Smoking Ordinance exemption for Detention Center Finalized

Smoking Ordinance exemption for Detention Center Finalized

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 26th, 2017

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HENDERSON, Ky. – The City of Henderson Board of Commissioners finalized an amendment to the smoking ordinance as it applies to the Henderson County Detention Center. Henderson County Jailer Amy Brady had requested that the Detention Center be exempt from the portion of the ordinance […]

Justice Secretary Tilley Honors Troopers and Officers  At Kentucky State Police Awards Ceremony

Justice Secretary Tilley Honors Troopers and Officers At Kentucky State Police Awards Ceremony

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 25th, 2017

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KSP announces top Trooper, Detective, CVE Officer and other awards LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 24, 2017) – Justice Secretary John Tilley joined Kentucky State Police Commissioner Richard Sanders in recognizing 79 KSP troopers and Commercial Vehicle Enforcement officers for bravery, life-saving acts, and dedication to duty, […]

Road Closing: Kimsey Lane near Redbanks Towers

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 24th, 2017

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Kimsey Lane near Redbanks Towers & Apartments, 737 Kimsey Lane, will be reduced to one lane of traffic for two weeks, beginning Tuesday, July 25, 2017. One lane of traffic, alternating direction during the project, will be open. Expect some delays as construction in the […]

Henderson Water utility begins work on Countryview drainage project

Henderson Water utility begins work on Countryview drainage project

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 21st, 2017

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HENDERSON, Ky. — The Henderson Water Utility has begun work on the first phase of a project intended to improve drainage issues in the Countryview neighborhood off Old Madisonville Road. The first phase of work will include the construction of a new ditch from Canoe […]

Concrete Pavement Sealing Scheduled for Lloyd Expressway

Concrete Pavement Sealing Scheduled for Lloyd Expressway

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 21st, 2017

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VANDERBURGH COUNTY, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation announces that State Road 62 (Lloyd Expressway) in Evansville will see lane restrictions for concrete work. Beginning on or around Monday, July 31, contractors will begin operations to saw and seal joints in areas of concrete […]

KY Transportation Cabinet urges local residents to prepare  for influx of visitors for Aug. 21 total solar eclipse

KY Transportation Cabinet urges local residents to prepare for influx of visitors for Aug. 21 total solar eclipse

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 21st, 2017

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PADUCAH, Ky. (July 21, 2017) – Residents of 10 Kentucky counties are on the verge of experiencing a once-in-a-lifetime celestial event in their backyard with up to half a million visitors joining them as spectators. A total solar eclipse will sweep across 14 states, including […]

Kentucky’s unemployment rate increases to 5.1 percent in June 2017

Kentucky’s unemployment rate increases to 5.1 percent in June 2017

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 20th, 2017

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Rate hovering around 5 percent over last two years FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 20, 2017) – Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary June unemployment rate was 5.1 percent, according to the Office of Employment and Training (OET), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. The […]

Short List of Corridors for I-69 Ohio River Crossing

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 20th, 2017

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Three corridors are moving forward for further evaluation Henderson, Ky. (July 20, 2017) – The I-69 Ohio River Crossing (I-69 ORX) Project Team has identified a short list of corridors for the possible location of a new I-69 bridge. After completing the screening process, West […]

Senator Ridley named to national task force

Senator Ridley named to national task force

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 17th, 2017

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FRANKFORT – Senate Democratic Caucus Chairman Dorsey Ridley, D-Henderson, has been appointed to a second national committee. The senator has been selected to serve on the American Legislative Exchange Council’s (ALEC) Task Force on Energy Environment and Agriculture. Ridley said that being appointed to the […]