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Lake Wind Advisory In Effect

Lake Wind Advisory In Effect

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 26th, 2017

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…LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM CDT THIS EVENING… The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a Lake Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 10 AM this morning to 6 PM CDT this evening. * TIMING…From […]

Updated Tax rates, Budgets finalized for FY2018 – City of Henderson

Updated Tax rates, Budgets finalized for FY2018 – City of Henderson

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 26th, 2017

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HENDERSON, Ky. – The Henderson City Commission finalized tweaks to the occupational license and the ad valorem tax rates, and the FY 2018 budget ordinances for both the City and the Henderson Water Utility at a special-called meeting Friday afternoon. The occupational license tax rate […]

Upcoming Events at the Henderson County Public Library

Upcoming Events at the Henderson County Public Library

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 26th, 2017

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Celebrate the Veterans in Your Family Henderson, Ky. –   The Henderson County Public Library is featuring the program “Celebrate the Veterans in Your Family” on Saturday, June 3, from 1 to 2 pm. Join local DAR member Sue Berry as she explains ways to […]

Kentucky State Police Post 16 to Participate in ‘Click It or Ticket’ Enforcement Campaign

Kentucky State Police Post 16 to Participate in ‘Click It or Ticket’ Enforcement Campaign

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 26th, 2017

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Motorists reminded to buckle up, enforcement heightened through Memorial Day HENDERSON, Ky. (May 20, 2017)–Beginning Monday, May 22, 2017 through Sunday, June 04, 2017, Kentucky State Police will be participating in the “Click It or Ticket” national seatbelt enforcement campaign. This federal highway safety initiative […]

Home Improvement Fraudsters Operating in Vanderburgh County

Home Improvement Fraudsters Operating in Vanderburgh County

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 26th, 2017

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The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office has received reports of asphalt paving scammers operating in Vanderburgh County. The Gibson County Sheriff’s Office first reported on these fraudulent pavers visting their jurisdiction earlier today.Paving scams and other forms of home improvement fraud occur when criminals try to […]

Kentucky scholarship covers tuition for high-demand fields

Kentucky scholarship covers tuition for high-demand fields

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 26th, 2017

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ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — The state of Kentucky has created a new scholarship for its residents to fill skilled jobs in high demand. The News-Enterprise reports (http://bit.ly/2rFBvhj ) that Education and Workforce Development Cabinet Secretary Hal Heiner announced the Work Ready Scholarship on Wednesday for […]

Caller claims to provide deep discounts on drugs, charges thousands to victim

Caller claims to provide deep discounts on drugs, charges thousands to victim

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 26th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, KY. (May 25, 2017) – Today, Attorney General Andy Beshear issued a Scam Alert to warn of a scam targeting Kentucky families and seniors who are seeking to save money on their prescription drugs. Staff at the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Office […]

Officials seek artifacts to display in bluegrass museum

Officials seek artifacts to display in bluegrass museum

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 26th, 2017

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — Officials are seeking artifacts to display when the International Bluegrass Music Museum opens in a new, larger location next year. A statement from the museum says objects that “inspire the story of bluegrass over the years,” from its beginnings to present […]

Unemployment rates up in 83 Kentucky counties in April 2017

Unemployment rates up in 83 Kentucky counties in April 2017

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 26th, 2017

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Woodford County remains state’s lowest rate in April 2017 FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 25, 2017) – Unemployment rates rose in 83 Kentucky counties between April 2016 and April 2017, fell in 28 and stayed the same in nine counties, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment […]

Boil Order Notice from HCWD Lifted

Boil Order Notice from HCWD Lifted

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 25th, 2017

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On May 25, 2017 at 4:30 PM Henderson County Water District has lifted the boil advisory for the customers effected: in the Hebbardsville area on Hwy 351 between the addresses of 14683 to 16409, 4700 Alves Ferry Rd, 4400 Briscoe Benton Rd, 7301 Mason Landing […]