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Tornadoes are spinning up farther east in US, study finds

Tornadoes are spinning up farther east in US, study finds

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

October 17th, 2018

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By SETH BORENSTEIN , AP Science Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Over the past few decades tornadoes have been shifting — decreasing in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas but spinning up more in states along the Mississippi River and farther east, a new study shows. Scientists aren’t […]

MILLIONS SET TO “SHAKEOUT” THIS THURSDAY

MILLIONS SET TO “SHAKEOUT” THIS THURSDAY

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

October 17th, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (October 17, 2018) – This Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 10:18AM, more than 2 million people across 14 states will take part in the Great Central US ShakeOut Earthquake Drill. The regional ShakeOut drill is part of an international effort in which participants […]

Beshear: Election Season Brings Voter Registration, Absentee Ballot Scams

Beshear: Election Season Brings Voter Registration, Absentee Ballot Scams

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

October 17th, 2018

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National Association of State Election Directors issued scam warning to states FRANKFORT, KY. (Oct. 17, 2018) – As Election Day approaches, Kentuckians may be receiving calls from candidates, political organizations and now scammers, according to Attorney General Andy Beshear. Beshear issued a scam alert Wednesday […]

New Data Shows Increasing Number of Kentucky Children Living with Relative Caregivers

New Data Shows Increasing Number of Kentucky Children Living with Relative Caregivers

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

October 16th, 2018

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Louisville, KY – New data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows that Kentucky continues to have the highest rate in the nation of children in the care of relatives. In 2016-2018, nine percent of Kentucky children were being raised by a relative, which is more […]

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Will Offer Medicare Advantage Plans in all 120 Kentucky Counties for 2019

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Will Offer Medicare Advantage Plans in all 120 Kentucky Counties for 2019

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

October 15th, 2018

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LEXINGTON, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 15, 2018–Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Kentucky (Anthem) will be offering up to four Medicare Advantage health plans in the 120 counties in 2019. Medicare-eligible individuals living in 63 counties will have at least one new Anthem plan available to […]

Special 2-day Genealogy Program at the Library

Special 2-day Genealogy Program at the Library

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

October 15th, 2018

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Henderson, Ky. – The Henderson County Public Library is offering an exciting 2-day immersion experience for genealogy buffs on Friday, October 26, & Saturday, October 27. If you’ve always wanted to enjoy extended computer time on genealogy databases, including Ancestry Library, then this is your […]

Mom protests teen son’s 10-year prison sentence for robbery

Mom protests teen son’s 10-year prison sentence for robbery

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

October 12th, 2018

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HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky woman is protesting her 15-year-old son’s 10-year prison sentence for robbery and handgun possession. The Kentucky New Era reports Amanda Campbell protested outside the county justice center Wednesday on behalf of Isaiah Campbell. Campbell says Isaiah was 14 when […]

Pursuit That Began in Evansville Ends in Henderson When the Suspect’s Vehicle Breaks Down

Pursuit That Began in Evansville Ends in Henderson When the Suspect’s Vehicle Breaks Down

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

October 11th, 2018

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An Evansville man faces numerous charges following an early morning chase involving officers from both sides of the Ohio River. The Henderson County Sheriff’s Department says 54-year old Rick Eugene Beumer of Evansville was involved in a pursuit with Evansville Police that led into Henderson […]

CARDINALS & WAINWRIGHT AGREE TO 2019 CONTRACT; VETERAN PITCHER SET TO ENTER HIS 15TH SEASON WITH ST. LOUIS

CARDINALS & WAINWRIGHT AGREE TO 2019 CONTRACT; VETERAN PITCHER SET TO ENTER HIS 15TH SEASON WITH ST. LOUIS

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

October 11th, 2018

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ST. LOUIS, MO – October 11, 2018 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that they have agreed to terms with veteran pitcher Adam Wainwright on a one-year contract for the 2019 season. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Wainwright, 37, will be […]

Police: Kentucky officer shot was mistaken for prowler

Police: Kentucky officer shot was mistaken for prowler

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

October 10th, 2018

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say a police officer was shot by a homeowner who may have mistaken the officer for a prowler. The Owensboro officer, who has not been identified, was in stable condition late Wednesday morning. Trooper Corey King is a […]