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Judge sets $10M bond for alleged Indiana bingo hall gunman

Judge sets $10M bond for alleged Indiana bingo hall gunman

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

January 25th, 2019

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A southwestern Indiana man who police say opened fire inside a Veterans of Foreign Wars post crowded with people playing bingo has been ordered held on a $10 million bond. A Vanderburgh County judge set 70-year-old John Burghardt’s bond Thursday and […]

Kentucky GOP lawmakers order recount in House election

Kentucky GOP lawmakers order recount in House election

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

January 24th, 2019

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Republican lawmakers in Kentucky order recount of state House election in which the GOP candidate lost by one vote By ADAM BEAM Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former Republican lawmaker in Kentucky who lost his state House seat by one vote in November […]

December Co-by-Co Jobless Report Released

December Co-by-Co Jobless Report Released

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

January 24th, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 24, 2019) – Unemployment rates fell in 69 Kentucky counties between December 2017 and December 2018, rose in 38, and stayed the same in 13 counties, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce […]

KY Highway Water Over Road Report for District 2

KY Highway Water Over Road Report for District 2

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

January 23rd, 2019

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KY Highway Water Over Road Report for District 2 @ 3:15 p.m., CST Daviess County KY 142 has Water Over Road signs posted at the 4.4 to 5.9mm KY 54 has Water Over Road signs posted at the 4 to 6mm Henderson County KY 136 […]

Police called to shutdown protest at McConnell office

Police called to shutdown protest at McConnell office

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

January 23rd, 2019

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Police in Kentucky were called to a protest by a group of federal government workers at a field office for Sen. Mitch McConnell. The protestors arrived at the Lexington office in hopes of handing off some letters to the senator’s staff […]

Traffic ADVISORY –  KY Highway Crews Prepare for Dropping Temps Tonight and Winter Precipitation into Next Week

Traffic ADVISORY – KY Highway Crews Prepare for Dropping Temps Tonight and Winter Precipitation into Next Week

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

January 23rd, 2019

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Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 2 highway crews are gearing up prepare for falling temperatures during the overnight hours into Thursday morning, and prepare for an extended forecast that includes extreme low temperatures and winter precipitation into next week. Rain today is expected to trail off […]

Amber alert canceled after Kentucky boy found safe

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

January 23rd, 2019

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CADIZ, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police have canceled an Amber alert after a 10-year-old Trigg County boy was found safe. Police said in a statement early Tuesday that Isaih Boren was allowed to leave with Isaac Ray Chamberlain but hadn’t returned and wasn’t receiving […]

City Commission Hears Request to Revisit Fairness Ordinance

City Commission Hears Request to Revisit Fairness Ordinance

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

January 23rd, 2019

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HENDERSON, Ky. – The City of Henderson Board of Commissioners heard a presentation from former Mayor Joan Hoffman at its regular meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 22, that ended in her request that they consider putting forward a new Fairness Ordinance. Hoffman was mayor in 1999 […]

Amber alert issued for missing autistic boy

Amber alert issued for missing autistic boy

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

January 22nd, 2019

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CADIZ, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police have issued an Amber alert for a 10-year-old autistic boy from Trigg County. Police said in a statement early Monday that Isaih Boren was allowed to leave with Isaac Ray Chamberlain, but hasn’t returned and requires medication that […]

Grimes announces she won’t run for governor

Grimes announces she won’t run for governor

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

January 21st, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says she has decided against running for governor. Grimes said in a statement on Monday that she’s been considering the idea for months, but that she has decided to focus on what she called […]