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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 […]

City Commission expands areas allowing special events with alcohol

City Commission expands areas allowing special events with alcohol

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 10th, 2019

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HENDERSON, Ky. – The Henderson City Commission met with a light agenda for its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday. The commission finalized on second reading an ordinance that defines where a special event involving alcohol sales can take place. The revision expands the area from Audubon […]

Amy McGrath to run for Mitch McConnell’s US Senate seat

Amy McGrath to run for Mitch McConnell’s US Senate seat

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 9th, 2019

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Amy McGrath, a Marine combat aviator who narrowly lost a House race to an incumbent Republican in Kentucky, has set her sights on an even more formidable target: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. McGrath, whose campaign announcement video in her House race […]

Lane restrictions on U.S. 41 and KY 2097 in Henderson and Webster Counties have ended.

Lane restrictions on U.S. 41 and KY 2097 in Henderson and Webster Counties have ended.

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 4th, 2019

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UPDATE:  Lane restrictions on U.S. 41 and KY 2097 in Henderson and Webster counties Work at these sites is completed.   All lanes are OPEN. Motorists should continue to use caution as there may be some finish activities in these work zones over the next couple […]

MUNICIPAL GOLF COURSE FINAL DAY IS SUNDAY, JULY 7

MUNICIPAL GOLF COURSE FINAL DAY IS SUNDAY, JULY 7

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 3rd, 2019

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Bridges Golf Course of Henderson opening Wednesday, July 24 HENDERSON, KY, July 3, 2019– The City of Henderson, Parks & Recreation Department has announced that Sunday, July 7, will be the final day of operation for Municipal Golf Course in Atkinson Park.  The course opens at 8 a.m. and closes at […]

Beshear releases plan to boost veterans’ job opportunities

Beshear releases plan to boost veterans’ job opportunities

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 3rd, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Democrat Andy Beshear has released a plan to improve job opportunities for military veterans in his first major policy rollout as his party’s nominee for Kentucky governor. Beshear said Tuesday his plan will increase access to job-skills training for veterans. The […]

New Kentucky Concealed Carry Law Now In Effect

New Kentucky Concealed Carry Law Now In Effect

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 3rd, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 2, 2019) – Effective June 28, 2019, citizens of Kentucky were no longer required to have a license to carry a concealed deadly weapon in the Commonwealth. The change came from the 2019 Legislative Session via Senate Bill 150, which removes the requirement […]

Traffic ADVISORY – KY 492 in Union County Reopens

Traffic ADVISORY – KY 492 in Union County Reopens

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 2nd, 2019

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KY 492 has reopened to traffic near the KY 2101 Intersection in UNION County. This is along KY 492 near the 6.1 mile marker. The roadway at this site has been closed since May 28th for construction of a new bridge over Wash Creek. The […]

Bevin, Democratic lawmaker exchange barbs over pension plan

Bevin, Democratic lawmaker exchange barbs over pension plan

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 2nd, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — When Kentucky’s Republican governor reached out to lawmakers to outline changes to his pension-relief proposal, a Democratic representative read the electronic version but decided to make a point with the paper copy — sending it back unopened, the envelope marked “Return […]

Kentucky State Fire Marshal and ATF Encourage Kentucky Residents to Safely Celebrate the Fourth of July

Kentucky State Fire Marshal and ATF Encourage Kentucky Residents to Safely Celebrate the Fourth of July

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 2nd, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 2, 2019) – The Kentucky State Fire Marshal joins the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) in reminding the public to exercise caution when dealing with fireworks. “To better ensure a safe and happy Fourth of July, the public is encouraged to […]