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HPD Make Arrest – Endangering the Welfare of a Minor, Poss. of Synthetic Drugs 1st, etc.

HPD Make Arrest – Endangering the Welfare of a Minor, Poss. of Synthetic Drugs 1st, etc.

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 27th, 2017

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On Wednesday July 26th, Henderson City Police Detectives executed a search warrant at 1617 Powell Street. Inside the home, police say detectives located a bag of suspected synthetic marijuana, digital scales, and multiple baggie corners. 29-year old Megan Billings and 22-year old Jake Williams were […]

Ky. National Guard member shocked by Trump transgender ban

Ky. National Guard member shocked by Trump transgender ban

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 27th, 2017

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky National Guard member says he was shocked by President Donald Trump’s announcement that he will ban transgender people from serving in the military. Trump took to Twitter on Wednesday to announce the ban because of “tremendous medical costs and […]

Free family movie showing July 27 in Audubon Mill Park

Free family movie showing July 27 in Audubon Mill Park

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 26th, 2017

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City Parks & Recreation Dept. offering Disney film “Moana” HENDERSON, Ky. – A Free Movie Night offered by the City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department will take place after the Downtown Wind Down event on Thursday, July 27. The movie is the Disney film […]

Smoking Ordinance exemption for Detention Center Finalized

Smoking Ordinance exemption for Detention Center Finalized

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 26th, 2017

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HENDERSON, Ky. – The City of Henderson Board of Commissioners finalized an amendment to the smoking ordinance as it applies to the Henderson County Detention Center. Henderson County Jailer Amy Brady had requested that the Detention Center be exempt from the portion of the ordinance […]

Henderson County Schools Back to School Events & Activities

Henderson County Schools Back to School Events & Activities

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 26th, 2017

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Henderson County Schools will host back to school events for students before the start of school on August 9, 2017. Below is the schedule for each individual school. District Wide: Henderson County Schools Welcome Week – July 31-August 4, 2017 A.B. Chandler: Parent-Teacher Conversations will […]

Justice Secretary Tilley Honors Troopers and Officers  At Kentucky State Police Awards Ceremony

Justice Secretary Tilley Honors Troopers and Officers At Kentucky State Police Awards Ceremony

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 25th, 2017

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KSP announces top Trooper, Detective, CVE Officer and other awards LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 24, 2017) – Justice Secretary John Tilley joined Kentucky State Police Commissioner Richard Sanders in recognizing 79 KSP troopers and Commercial Vehicle Enforcement officers for bravery, life-saving acts, and dedication to duty, […]

Critical blood shortage: Red Cross urges blood and platelet donors to give now

Critical blood shortage: Red Cross urges blood and platelet donors to give now

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 25th, 2017

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (July 25, 2017) — While thousands of people from across the country responded to the emergency request for blood and platelet donations issued by the American Red Cross in early July, a critical blood shortage remains. The Red Cross urges eligible donors to […]

Back to School Readifest

Back to School Readifest

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 24th, 2017

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The Henderson County Schools Back to School Readifest is scheduled for Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at South Middle School (800 S. Alves Street, Henderson, KY) from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon. The event is hosted by the Henderson County Schools Family Resource and Youth Services […]

Road Closing: Kimsey Lane near Redbanks Towers

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 24th, 2017

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Kimsey Lane near Redbanks Towers & Apartments, 737 Kimsey Lane, will be reduced to one lane of traffic for two weeks, beginning Tuesday, July 25, 2017. One lane of traffic, alternating direction during the project, will be open. Expect some delays as construction in the […]

Physicians graduate from Methodist Hospital’s residency program

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 24th, 2017

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Three physicians have completed a three year Osteopathic Family Practice Program at Methodist Hospital. The graduates are Katie Gilliam, DO, Cole Phelps, DO, and Michael Roof, DO. Established in 2003, the Methodist Hospital Osteopathic Family Practice Program is a partnership with the University of Pikeville […]