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Boil Water Advisory Issued for Robards Area

Boil Water Advisory Issued for Robards Area

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 25th, 2017

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On April 25, 2017 the Henderson County Water District issued a boil advisory in The Robards area until further notice due to a water main break. This includes Hwy 416 between Hwy 283 and Vine St, Seminary St, Eakins St, Clark St, Robards Alley, Chanler […]

KSP Needs Your Help to Locate Escapee

KSP Needs Your Help to Locate Escapee

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 25th, 2017

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Madisonville, Ky.(April 24, 2017) – The Kentucky State Police Post 2 is requesting the assistance of the public in locating an inmate that escaped custody in Webster County and is now on the run. On April 24, 2017, at or around 1145 hours, Jack Wayne […]

Inspired by own family, Kentucky gov. tackles foster system

Inspired by own family, Kentucky gov. tackles foster system

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 24th, 2017

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ADAM BEAM, Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s Republican governor wants to overhaul the state’s troubled child-welfare system, inspired by his own family’s failed attempt to adopt a young girl. Gov. Matt Bevin wants to mobilize Kentucky’s churches to foster and adopt the state’s […]

Annual unemployment rates fell in 86 Kentucky counties in 2016

Annual unemployment rates fell in 86 Kentucky counties in 2016

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 24th, 2017

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Woodford County’s 3.2% lowest annual rate in state FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 24, 2017) — Annual unemployment rates decreased in 86 Kentucky counties in 2016 compared to 2015, rose in 26 and stayed the same in eight, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, […]

Land Between the Lakes offers event on astronomy

Land Between the Lakes offers event on astronomy

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 24th, 2017

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GOLDEN POND, Ky. (AP) — People interested in astronomy and the total solar eclipse coming up this summer can learn more at an event this week at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. West Kentucky Amateur Astronomers will host the event Saturday at the […]

Traffic ADVISORY -Nighttime Lane Restriction Continues on Northbound Bi-State Memorial Twin Bridge

Traffic ADVISORY -Nighttime Lane Restriction Continues on Northbound Bi-State Memorial Twin Bridge

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 22nd, 2017

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Due to rain in the forecast for tonight there will be no northbound lane restriction on the US 41 Twin Bridges between Henderson and Evansville tonight, April 21, 2017 Northbound motorists traveling the US 41 Twin Bridges at Henderson and Evansville should be prepared to […]

I-69 Ohio River Crossing Open House Held in Evansville

I-69 Ohio River Crossing Open House Held in Evansville

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 21st, 2017

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Additional open houses planned for this summer EVANSVILLE, Ind. (April 21, 2017) – A second open house for the I-69 Ohio River Crossing (I-69 ORX) was held Thursday evening in Evansville. Members of the community were invited to attend the open house at Cedar Hall […]

Change in Tri-Fest Fireworks Show Leads to Closure of Downtown Boat Ramps

Change in Tri-Fest Fireworks Show Leads to Closure of Downtown Boat Ramps

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 20th, 2017

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The Henderson Breakfast Lions Club will not be using a barge on the river for their Tri-Fest fireworks show on Friday night but will instead use the Henderson Riverfront amphitheater for their firing zone according to City of Henderson Public Information Officer Donna Stinnett. The […]

Kentucky’s unemployment rate remains at 5 percent in March 2017

Kentucky’s unemployment rate remains at 5 percent in March 2017

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 20th, 2017

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March 2017 state rate lower than last March’s 5.1 percent FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 20, 2017) – Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary March unemployment rate remained unchanged from February at 5 percent, according to the Office of Employment and Training (OET), an agency of the Kentucky Education […]

HENDERSONIANS ENCOURAGED TO SUBMIT NOMINATIONS FOR CITY TO WIN $20K DURING “MEET ME AT THE PARK” PROMOTION

HENDERSONIANS ENCOURAGED TO SUBMIT NOMINATIONS FOR CITY TO WIN $20K DURING “MEET ME AT THE PARK” PROMOTION

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 20th, 2017

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City with the most nominations wins a grant for a local park through park improvement campaign Henderson, KY., April 20th, 2017 – This Earth Month, the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is collaborating with The Walt Disney Company, including Disney Citizenship, Disney|ABC Television Group […]