Health

Severe blood shortage: Red Cross issues immediate call for blood and platelet donations

Severe blood shortage: Red Cross issues immediate call for blood and platelet donations

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 13th, 2018

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Blood drive hosts also needed this winter to stop prolonged shortage LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Nov. 13, 2018) — The American Red Cross is facing a severe blood shortage and urgently needs blood and platelet donors to give now to avoid delays in lifesaving medical care for […]

NWS Special Weather Statement-Roads Could be Slick This Morning

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 13th, 2018

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Light snow will gradually come to an end from west to east across the region through 8 AM. After sunrise, the snow should be limited to the Pennyrile region of west Kentucky, where temperatures are expected to linger just above freezing. While the snow has […]

Kentucky has Fewer Coal Jobs Than When Trump Took Officce

Kentucky has Fewer Coal Jobs Than When Trump Took Officce

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 12th, 2018

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Despite promises to reinvigorate the coal industry, Kentucky has fewer coal jobs today than when President Donald Trump took office two years ago. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports coal employment averaged 6,550 in Kentucky in the first quarter of 2017 when Trump […]

Western Kentucky University closing dorm to remove mold

Western Kentucky University closing dorm to remove mold

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 9th, 2018

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Western Kentucky University officials are closing a dorm and moving almost 350 students to other residence halls after finding mold in Minton Hall. University spokesman Bob Skipper told news outlets on Thursday that the building will close on Monday so […]

The Perch planners win award at state parks conference

The Perch planners win award at state parks conference

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 9th, 2018

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HENDERSON, Ky. – The planning committee for the brand-new downtown “pocket park” called The Perch won an award on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at an awards luncheon that wrapped up the annual Kentucky Recreation and Parks Society conference. City of Henderson Parks & Recreation Department Director […]

Close congressional race headlines Kentucky elections

Close congressional race headlines Kentucky elections

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 6th, 2018

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A tight Kentucky congressional race in a district President Donald Trump won by double digits could be an early indicator whether the U.S. House will shift to Democratic control in the midterm elections. Newcomer Amy McGrath’s challenge of Republican incumbent Andy […]

Music Programming Partnership with University of Evansville, University of Louisville, University of Kentucky

Music Programming Partnership with University of Evansville, University of Louisville, University of Kentucky

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 6th, 2018

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Henderson, KY – The Preston Arts Center is excited to announc a new programming partnership with the University of Evansville, University of Louisville and University of Kentucky music departments. All events will be held at the Preston Arts Center, and information and tickets can be […]

Natural Gas to Cost Less Than a Year Ago

Natural Gas to Cost Less Than a Year Ago

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 1st, 2018

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Energy efficiency improvements can help reduce bills, PSC says FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 1, 2018) – Kentucky residents who heat their homes with natural gas will see somewhat lower prices at the start of the 2018-2019 heating season than they did a year ago, the Kentucky […]

Event timed to coincide with 10th-annual Art Hop Gallery Show & Sale in Downtown Henderson

Event timed to coincide with 10th-annual Art Hop Gallery Show & Sale in Downtown Henderson

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 1st, 2018

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HENDERSON, KY, October 31, 2018– The City of Henderson and its collaborative partners are hosting a Grand Opening for The Perch, the new pocket park located in the 200 block of Second Street in downtown Henderson, for Friday, Nov. 2. The 4:45 p.m. ribbon cutting […]

Traffic Alert – Updated Water Over The Road Report for Dist. 2

Traffic Alert – Updated Water Over The Road Report for Dist. 2

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 1st, 2018

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KY Highway Water Over Road Report at 11:30 a.m. (D2) Christian County US 41 South- Water Over Road signs posted along Northbound lanes at 1.9mm Near Christian-Todd Co. Line Caldwell County KY 139 South has High Water signs posted at the 7.5mm Hopkins County KY […]