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UPDATE: Missing Henderson Teen Found Safe

UPDATE: Missing Henderson Teen Found Safe

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 18th, 2019

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Around 8 PM On July 18, 2019 Henderson Police say the missing juvenile was located in the 1400 block of Cumnock Street and released to her mother. PREVIOUSLY: Henderson City Police say they need your help in locating 15-year old Alanis Mayes who was reported […]

Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet releases June 2019 unemployment report

Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet releases June 2019 unemployment report

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 18th, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 18, 2019) — Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary June 2019 unemployment rate was 4.1 percent, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency within the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. The unemployment rate for June 2019 was up from the […]

Vote Kentucky State Police as 2019 Best Looking Cruiser

Vote Kentucky State Police as 2019 Best Looking Cruiser

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 17th, 2019

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Photo Competition Unleashing Horsepower in More Ways than One FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 15, 2019) – KSP seeks to retain the national title for ‘Best Looking Cruiser’ and needs your vote in the American Association of State Troopers (AAST) annual contest. Competing against state law enforcement agencies […]

Henderson County Schools Mourns The Loss of Longtime Staff Member Cindy Williams

Henderson County Schools Mourns The Loss of Longtime Staff Member Cindy Williams

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 15th, 2019

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A statement released this afternoon by the local school district reads as follows: We are deeply saddened by the passing of one of our staff members, Cindy Williams, who passed away on Friday, July 12th. Cindy was the Henderson County Schools Public Relations Officer who […]

Gov. Bevin Announces Start Date of Special Session to Pass Quasi-Agency and University Pension Relief Bill

Gov. Bevin Announces Start Date of Special Session to Pass Quasi-Agency and University Pension Relief Bill

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 15th, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 15, 2019) – Gov. Matt Bevin today announced that he will convene the Kentucky General Assembly into special session, beginning this Friday, July 19 at 8:00 a.m. EDT. Since the conclusion of the 2019 Regular Session, Gov. Bevin and his team have worked […]

Kentucky wildlife officials trying new Asian carp control

Kentucky wildlife officials trying new Asian carp control

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 12th, 2019

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GOLDEN POND, Ky. (AP) — A fishing method originally developed in China will be used to remove invasive Asian carp from Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley. The “unified method” of fishing drives carp through a series of large nets into a containment area, where they […]

Gov. Bevin, Lawmakers Propose Legislation Prohibiting ‘Sanctuary Cities’ in Kentucky

Gov. Bevin, Lawmakers Propose Legislation Prohibiting ‘Sanctuary Cities’ in Kentucky

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 12th, 2019

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Legislation supports local law enforcement, ensures vital cooperation between local, state and federal partners on illegal immigration FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 12, 2019) – Today, Gov. Matt Bevin furthered his commitment to “serve those who serve us” by joining state lawmakers, members of the Lexington Fraternal Order […]

Nurse strike teams providing Hepatitis A vaccines at jails, other facilities for at-risk population

Nurse strike teams providing Hepatitis A vaccines at jails, other facilities for at-risk population

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 12th, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 12, 2019) – The Kentucky Department for Public Health, within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, has deployed a strike team of nurses to administer Hepatitis A vaccines at jails and other locations. Since April, the team has provided more than 2,100 […]

Land Between the Lakes campground reopened following storm

Land Between the Lakes campground reopened following storm

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 11th, 2019

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GOLDEN POND, Ky. (AP) — Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area says a popular campground that was closed after a storm last month has been reopened. The park said in a statement that the June 21 storm damaged Energy Lake Campground, which was near […]

Traffic ADVISORY – US 60 Near Henderson-Union County Line to Close Later This Month.

Traffic ADVISORY – US 60 Near Henderson-Union County Line to Close Later This Month.

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 11th, 2019

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A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to close a section of US 60 near the Union-Henderson County Line starting Monday, July 22, 2019. This closure along US 60 from the 24 mile marker to the 26 mile marker in Union County is to […]