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Kentucky has Fewer Coal Jobs Than When Trump Took Officce

Kentucky has Fewer Coal Jobs Than When Trump Took Officce

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 12th, 2018

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Despite promises to reinvigorate the coal industry, Kentucky has fewer coal jobs today than when President Donald Trump took office two years ago. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports coal employment averaged 6,550 in Kentucky in the first quarter of 2017 when Trump […]

The Perch planners win award at state parks conference

The Perch planners win award at state parks conference

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 9th, 2018

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HENDERSON, Ky. – The planning committee for the brand-new downtown “pocket park” called The Perch won an award on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at an awards luncheon that wrapped up the annual Kentucky Recreation and Parks Society conference. City of Henderson Parks & Recreation Department Director […]

Close congressional race headlines Kentucky elections

Close congressional race headlines Kentucky elections

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 6th, 2018

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A tight Kentucky congressional race in a district President Donald Trump won by double digits could be an early indicator whether the U.S. House will shift to Democratic control in the midterm elections. Newcomer Amy McGrath’s challenge of Republican incumbent Andy […]

Natural Gas to Cost Less Than a Year Ago

Natural Gas to Cost Less Than a Year Ago

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 1st, 2018

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Energy efficiency improvements can help reduce bills, PSC says FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 1, 2018) – Kentucky residents who heat their homes with natural gas will see somewhat lower prices at the start of the 2018-2019 heating season than they did a year ago, the Kentucky […]

Event timed to coincide with 10th-annual Art Hop Gallery Show & Sale in Downtown Henderson

Event timed to coincide with 10th-annual Art Hop Gallery Show & Sale in Downtown Henderson

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 1st, 2018

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HENDERSON, KY, October 31, 2018– The City of Henderson and its collaborative partners are hosting a Grand Opening for The Perch, the new pocket park located in the 200 block of Second Street in downtown Henderson, for Friday, Nov. 2. The 4:45 p.m. ribbon cutting […]

Threats directed at Good Shepard school will be investigated by Kentucky authorities-EPD

Threats directed at Good Shepard school will be investigated by Kentucky authorities-EPD

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

October 31st, 2018

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The investigation into online threats directed at Good Shepard Catholic School has been handed over to Henderson County authorities. Evansville Police began investigating the threats on Monday night. The student who made the threats was located at a parent’s house in Evansville prior to start […]

EPD Officer injured during investigation into suspicious person at Fairlawn Elementary School

EPD Officer injured during investigation into suspicious person at Fairlawn Elementary School

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

October 31st, 2018

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An Evansville Police Officer was injured while investigating a complaint of a suspicious person at Fairlawn Elementary School. The officer was sent to the school around 6:50 on Wednesday morning when a school employee called to report LOGAN STIDHAM was at the front doors acting […]

Open Enrollment at healthcare.gov Begins Nov. 1

Open Enrollment at healthcare.gov Begins Nov. 1

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

October 31st, 2018

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FRANKFORT, KY. (Oct. 30, 2018) – Open Enrollment for 2019 Marketplace health insurance plans at healthcare.gov starts Thursday. The Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange (KHBE), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) is working to ensure Kentuckians are prepared, informed and have the resources […]

Beshear: Report Election Violations to Attorney General’s Hotline

Beshear: Report Election Violations to Attorney General’s Hotline

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

October 31st, 2018

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Dedicated public webpage to show county-by-county hotline reports FRANKFORT, KY. (Oct. 30, 2018) – Attorney General Andy Beshear is asking Kentuckians to call his office’s Election Law Violations Hotline to report violations of Kentucky’s election laws. As voters prepare to head to the polls, Beshear […]

Bridging Kentucky Program Highlights Widespread Need to Restore Critical Structures

Bridging Kentucky Program Highlights Widespread Need to Restore Critical Structures

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

October 29th, 2018

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Program team meeting with industry leaders to prepare for major construction FRANKFORT, Ky. (October 29, 2018) – A new list naming the more than 1,000 bridges being restored through the state’s Bridging Kentucky program illustrates the range of needs to repair and replace bridges throughout […]