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Uptick in Support for Kentucky Environmental Groups

Uptick in Support for Kentucky Environmental Groups

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 17th, 2017

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Greg Stotelmyer – Kentucky News Connection FRANKFORT, Ky. – Kentucky’s signature conservation groups are reporting an uptick in membership, fund-raising and volunteerism. The increased engagement comes as President Donald Trump charts an aggressive path toward environmental deregulation, including pulling the U.S. out of the Paris […]

KYEM Holds FEMA Eclipse Tabletop Exercise

KYEM Holds FEMA Eclipse Tabletop Exercise

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 17th, 2017

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Kentucky Emergency Management (KYEM) hosted a FEMA Solar Eclipse tabletop exercise on Wednesday at Kentucky Dam Village Conference Center in preparation for the upcoming Solar Eclipse event on August 21, 2017. Over 150 agencies, with 220 participants consisting of local, state, federal, and private sector […]

Gov. Bevin Takes Necessary Steps to Balance State Budget

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 14th, 2017

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$138.5M shortfall underscores critical need for pension and tax reform FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 14, 2017) – Gov. Matt Bevin signed a budget reduction order today, meeting the Constitutional mandate that the Commonwealth of Kentucky end the fiscal year with a balanced budget. General Fund revenue […]

City Commission to hear ‘angel program’ presentation

City Commission to hear ‘angel program’ presentation

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 14th, 2017

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Work Session set for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 18 HENDERSON, KY, July 14, 2017– The City of Henderson Board of Commissioners will hear a presentation about the Jeffersontown (Kentucky) Angel Program at its work session on Tuesday, July 18. The work session starts at 5:30 […]

County Government Releases Highlights of the Past Fiscal Year

County Government Releases Highlights of the Past Fiscal Year

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 14th, 2017

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Henderson County 2016-17 Highlights On the occasion of Henderson County Judge-Executive Brad Schneider’s 2017 State of the County address Thursday, below are some county government highlights from the past 12 months, listed by department: Fiscal Court: • Completed second consecutive fiscal year in the black […]

Come Down to the River offers paddle competitions on the Ohio River

Come Down to the River offers paddle competitions on the Ohio River

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 13th, 2017

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The River Heritage Day committee is excited to announce two sanctioned paddle competitions and a friendly float on the Ohio River during the 7th annual “Come Down to the River” festival on Saturday, July 22 at Audubon Mill Park and the riverfront in downtown Henderson, […]

Traffic ADVISORY – Motorists and Bikers Urgers to “Share the Road” During the 2017Kentucky Bike Rally

Traffic ADVISORY – Motorists and Bikers Urgers to “Share the Road” During the 2017Kentucky Bike Rally

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 13th, 2017

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is reminding everyone to be alert for motorcycles rolling into the Kentucky Bike Rally at Sturgis, KY, this week. The rumble of motorcycle engines will be a common sound as thousands of bikers from all over the country travel to and […]

HPD Arrest – Possession of Marijuana, Endangering the Welfare of a Minor, Possession Drug Paraphenalia

HPD Arrest – Possession of Marijuana, Endangering the Welfare of a Minor, Possession Drug Paraphenalia

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 12th, 2017

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On July 11th, Henderson City Police Burden made a traffic stop on a vehicle after witnessing a small child jumping in the rear seat of the vehicle. Authorities say 21-year old Barry Dabbs of Highway 1078 South was a passenger in the vehicle and his […]

Borax Drive Annexation, Smoking Ordinance exemption Pass

Borax Drive Annexation, Smoking Ordinance exemption Pass

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 12th, 2017

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HENDERSON, Ky. – The City of Henderson Board of Commissioners finalized the annexation of the property between Ohio Drive and Borax that includes Nature Conservancy designation at its regular meeting on Tuesday, July 11. Three of four parcels in the annexed property were zoned City […]

Nation’s Secretaries of State Reaffirm States’ Rights in Election Administration

Nation’s Secretaries of State Reaffirm States’ Rights in Election Administration

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 11th, 2017

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INDIANAPOLIS (July 11, 2017) – Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes on Monday led a unanimous group of her colleagues in reaffirming states’ constitutional rights to administer federal, state, and local elections. The members of the National Association of Secretaries of State unanimously passed […]