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Appalachian Craft Fair to help unemployed Americans

Appalachian Craft Fair to help unemployed Americans

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 17th, 2018

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HENDERSON, Ky. (July 16, 2018) – Residents living in the coalfields of southeastern Kentucky have few opportunities for employment, but a local church is doing its part to help artisans in the Cumberland Mountains earn a living. Henderson’s First United Methodist Church will team up […]

ADVISORY: Atkinson Pool closing for season on Aug. 7

ADVISORY: Atkinson Pool closing for season on Aug. 7

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 17th, 2018

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HENDERSON, KY, Aug. 28, 2017 – With summer vacation moving along and students preparing for a return to the classroom, the City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department has announced that the last day of operation at Atkinson Pool for the summer season will be […]

Severe Thunderstorm Warning-UPDATE CANCELLED

Severe Thunderstorm Warning-UPDATE CANCELLED

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 14th, 2018

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Severe Weather Statement National Weather Service Paducah KY 531 PM CDT SAT JUL 14 2018 ILC193-INC129-KYC101-225-142241- /O.CAN.KPAH.SV.W.0206.000000T0000Z-180714T2245Z/ White IL-Posey IN-Henderson KY-Union KY- 531 PM CDT SAT JUL 14 2018 …THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR SOUTHEASTERN WHITE…POSEY… WEST CENTRAL HENDERSON AND NORTH CENTRAL UNION COUNTIES IS […]

Henderson’s Youth Baseball Tourneys Continue Today

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 14th, 2018

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Henderson’s 9-year-olds went 2-0 in pool play in their state tournament in Glasgow. They hammered Elizabethtown 15-1 on Wednesday.And, crushed Scottsville 16-4 on Friday. In the victory over Scottsville, Colt Isenberg had an inside-the-park homerun and 5 RBI. Brooks Lynam and Colt Hargrove each had […]

Gov. Bevin expands Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship to include associate’s degrees and high school dual credit courses

Gov. Bevin expands Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship to include associate’s degrees and high school dual credit courses

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 13th, 2018

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Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin signed an Executive Order July 11, expanding the Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship (WRKS) to include students enrolled in certificate, diploma, and associate of applied science degree in the state’s top five high-demand workforce sectors. Additionally, the scholarship will now be available […]

First round of work to upgrade the William Natcher Parkway to future I-165 Spur starting in Ohio County and Daviess County

First round of work to upgrade the William Natcher Parkway to future I-165 Spur starting in Ohio County and Daviess County

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 12th, 2018

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No major traffic impact expected until July 23 HARTFORD, Ky. (July 12, 2018) – Work to upgrade the William Natcher Parkway to allow it to eventually become the Interstate 165 Spur will ramp up in coming weeks in Ohio County and Daviess County. Preliminary work […]

Painting has begin on downtown Henderson mural

Painting has begin on downtown Henderson mural

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 12th, 2018

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HENDERSON, KY, July 12, 2018– Muralist Leah Tumerman has begun painting a large mural on the wall of a private building in downtown Henderson. Tumerman projected her design on the wall after dark on Wednesday, July 11, to create an outline and will now begin […]

Kyndle Names New Chamber Membership Sales Representative

Kyndle Names New Chamber Membership Sales Representative

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 12th, 2018

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HENDERSON, KY. — Jordan Staples, a native of Henderson, Kentucky, has been named the Membership Sales Representative and will be joining the staff of Kyndle on July 23. Staples will serve in this newly created position and will be tasked with increasing Henderson Chamber of […]

OFFICIALS AT TWO WESTERN KENTUCKY MINES CHARGED WITH CHEATING ON SAFETY AND LYING TO REGULATORS ABOUT BLACK LUNG-CAUSING RISKS TO MINERS

OFFICIALS AT TWO WESTERN KENTUCKY MINES CHARGED WITH CHEATING ON SAFETY AND LYING TO REGULATORS ABOUT BLACK LUNG-CAUSING RISKS TO MINERS

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 11th, 2018

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Those charged include Mine Superintendent and Multiple Safety Officials. OWENSBORO, Ky. – United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman announced that 8 former supervisory and safety officials at Armstrong Coal, formerly of Madisonville, KY, were charged by a Federal Grand Jury today with Conspiracy to Defraud […]