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Bitter Cold Delays City Trash Collections

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

January 30th, 2019

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Trash collections in the City of Henderson have been suspended for Wednesday, Jan. 30, because of the wind chill factor. Sanitation crews will be operating on Thursday and Friday, Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, as if on a holiday schedule. Public Works Director Brian Williams […]

Kentucky gov gets heat for criticizing cold-weather closures

Kentucky gov gets heat for criticizing cold-weather closures

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

January 30th, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s Republican governor is getting some heat for saying school districts are being too “soft” on kids when they cancel classes due to cold weather. Many of Kentucky’s schools closed Wednesday with forecasts predicting wind chills well below zero degrees (negative […]

GRADD 2019 Legislative Breakfast – “Conversation Leads to Community Improvement”

GRADD 2019 Legislative Breakfast – “Conversation Leads to Community Improvement”

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

January 29th, 2019

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The public is invited to attend a Regional Legislative Breakfast hosted by the Green River Area Development District (GRADD) on Saturday, February 2, 2019. This free event will be held at the GRADD Office (300 GRADD Way, Owensboro). Breakfast will be served at 9:00 a.m. […]

Rand Paul testifies he feared for his life after 2017 attack

Rand Paul testifies he feared for his life after 2017 attack

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

January 29th, 2019

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By BRUCE SCHREINER , Associated Press BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Rand Paul testified Monday that he feared for his life after being hit by a blindside tackle from a neighbor, who broke several of his ribs while he was doing yard work […]

Wind Chill Advisory Issued for WSON Listening Area -NWS Paducah

Wind Chill Advisory Issued for WSON Listening Area -NWS Paducah

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

January 29th, 2019

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…Bitterly cold temperatures in store for the Quad State region… It will be bitterly cold at times tonight through Wednesday night as a frigid arctic airmass spreads across the area. The leading edge of the main core of cold Arctic air will move through the […]

CITY-COUNTY EMERGENCY RESPONDERS RESCUE OCCUPANTS STRANDED AFTER VEHICLE DRIVES INTO BACKWATER

CITY-COUNTY EMERGENCY RESPONDERS RESCUE OCCUPANTS STRANDED AFTER VEHICLE DRIVES INTO BACKWATER

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

January 28th, 2019

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The Henderson Fire Department Green Shift responded to the area of Greenriver Rd. and Wolfe Hills Rd. early Sunday to assist the Henderson County Rescue Squad with a vehicle that had driven into the back water and was partially submerged with occupants still in the […]

Trial set to begin in Paul’s lawsuit against attacker

Trial set to begin in Paul’s lawsuit against attacker

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

January 28th, 2019

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul is going to court in his civil suit against the neighbor who broke his ribs with a hard tackle while he was doing yard work at his Kentucky home. Jury selection begins Monday in Paul’s […]

Beshear: Tax Return Time is Peak Season for Scammers

Beshear: Tax Return Time is Peak Season for Scammers

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

January 28th, 2019

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Clark County resident lost $9,900 in IRS Scam FRANKFORT, KY. (Jan. 28, 2019) – As Kentuckians begin electronically filing their state and federal income taxes Jan. 28, Attorney General Andy Beshear is asking them to be prepared for an increase in scams calls. Beshear said […]

ADVISORY: Project information meeting scheduled

ADVISORY: Project information meeting scheduled

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

January 28th, 2019

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The City of Henderson is hosting an open house forum for the upcoming detention basin project to be located within Lakeland Subdivision adjacent to Canoe Creek. The open house forum is set for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, at Airline Baptist Church, 1942 Clay St. […]

The Latest: Stumbo files for attorney general in Kentucky

The Latest: Stumbo files for attorney general in Kentucky

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

January 25th, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on Kentucky 2019 election filings (all times local): 1:30 p.m. A former Kentucky attorney general wants his old job back. Democrat Greg Stumbo filed to run for attorney general in 2019. A veteran of the Kentucky House of Representatives, […]