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3 arrested in connection with Kentucky funeral home burglary

3 arrested in connection with Kentucky funeral home burglary

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 22nd, 2017

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LEITCHFIELD, Ky. (AP) — Three people have been arrested in connection to a break-in at a funeral home in Kentucky where several items were taken from a man whose body was awaiting burial. Leitchfield police told news outlets that multiple law enforcement agencies found items […]

COMMENTARY – Legacy of state budget cuts hit home

COMMENTARY – Legacy of state budget cuts hit home

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 22nd, 2017

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By Senate Caucus Chair Dorsey Ridley FRANKFORT — Just when I thought the widespread anxiety caused by those Philadelphia pension consultants couldn’t get worse, the governor asked most state agencies earlier this month to slash their budgets by more than 17 percent to cope with […]

VCSO Uses Firearms Ballistics and Forensics to make Arrest

VCSO Uses Firearms Ballistics and Forensics to make Arrest

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 21st, 2017

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On Thursday, May 4, 2017 deputies were dispatched to the 11000 block of Petersburg Road in reference to a residence being struck with gunfire.The victim reported to the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office that on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at approximately 11:00 PM she was sitting […]

Indiana regulators OK Vectren’s grid upgrade, rate increases

Indiana regulators OK Vectren’s grid upgrade, rate increases

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 21st, 2017

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana utility regulators have approved Vectren Corp.’s seven-year plan to upgrade its electrical grid and pass those costs onto its customers through rate increases. The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission approved the Evansville-based utility’s plan Wednesday. The grid upgrade will include replacing […]

Some Surplus Property Customer Information  Inadvertently Posted on Website

Some Surplus Property Customer Information Inadvertently Posted on Website

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 21st, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 21, 2017) – Late last week, the Division of Surplus Property in the Kentucky Finance and Administration Cabinet discovered that a list previously removed from its website remained accessible, as a cached document, in response to specific Google searches. A review determined […]

Hines Named Henderson County High School Baseball Coach

Hines Named Henderson County High School Baseball Coach

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 21st, 2017

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Henderson County High School has hired Adam Hines as the new head baseball coach. Hines had served as the head baseball coach for Owensboro Catholic High School since 2012. Prior to that position, he served as the assistant baseball coach at Union College and was […]

Auto Supplier Metalsa to Add 113 Jobs with $36.5 Million Expansion in Owensboro

Auto Supplier Metalsa to Add 113 Jobs with $36.5 Million Expansion in Owensboro

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 20th, 2017

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Daviess County facility to manufacture new line of stamped, welded structural components FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 20, 2017) – Automotive frame manufacturer Metalsa Structural Products Inc. will add 113 jobs at its Owensboro facility with a $36.5 million expansion to produce a new line of stamped […]

Depot Community Room to host two Downtown walking tours in October

Depot Community Room to host two Downtown walking tours in October

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 20th, 2017

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The Depot Community Room will host two walking tours in October. A free guided walking tour of downtown Henderson, Kentucky, will begin at the Depot at 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 7. Led by local historian Frank Nally, this tour will begin in the Community […]

HPD INVESTIGATES STOLEN LOTTERY TICKETS

HPD INVESTIGATES STOLEN LOTTERY TICKETS

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 19th, 2017

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On September 14th, Henderson City Police responded to a reported theft. The manager stated that during a store audit of scratch-off lottery tickets, she discovered several tickets missing from the opposite end of a roll. The total amount in lottery winnings was between $1500-$2000. Surveillance […]

GOVERNOR PROCLAIMS SEPTEMBER AS PREPAREDNESS MONTH

GOVERNOR PROCLAIMS SEPTEMBER AS PREPAREDNESS MONTH

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 19th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (September 19, 2017) – In conjunction with National Preparedness Month, Gov. Matt Bevin has proclaimed September as Preparedness Month in Kentucky. Kentucky Emergency Management urges Kentuckians to “BE AWARE – BE PREPARED – HAVE A PLAN – MAKE A KIT.” Kentuckians face threats […]