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I-69 Ohio River Crossing Open House Held in Evansville

I-69 Ohio River Crossing Open House Held in Evansville

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 21st, 2017

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Additional open houses planned for this summer EVANSVILLE, Ind. (April 21, 2017) – A second open house for the I-69 Ohio River Crossing (I-69 ORX) was held Thursday evening in Evansville. Members of the community were invited to attend the open house at Cedar Hall […]

18-Year Old in Critical Condition Following Overnight Shooting – HPD

18-Year Old in Critical Condition Following Overnight Shooting – HPD

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 20th, 2017

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Henderson City Police are piecing together the events which led to the shooting of a 18-year old Henderson man. HPD Public Information Officer Jennifer Richmond says Rashaud Harvey was dropped off at the Methodist Hospital Emergency room with a gunshot wound to his chest. Harvey […]

Unused Prescription Drug Disposal Scheduled For April 29, 2017

Unused Prescription Drug Disposal Scheduled For April 29, 2017

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 20th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 20. 2017)  The Kentucky State Police is teaming up with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) to encourage citizens to remove potentially dangerous medicines from their homes and dispose of them safely as part of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on […]

Change in Tri-Fest Fireworks Show Leads to Closure of Downtown Boat Ramps

Change in Tri-Fest Fireworks Show Leads to Closure of Downtown Boat Ramps

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 20th, 2017

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The Henderson Breakfast Lions Club will not be using a barge on the river for their Tri-Fest fireworks show on Friday night but will instead use the Henderson Riverfront amphitheater for their firing zone according to City of Henderson Public Information Officer Donna Stinnett. The […]

Henderson County Schools Random Drug Screening Policy Approved

Henderson County Schools Random Drug Screening Policy Approved

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 20th, 2017

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The Henderson County Schools Random Drug Screening Policy was approved by the Henderson County Board of Education at the April 17, 2017, board meeting. Starting with the 2017-2018 school year, the policy allows the school system randomly to drug test middle school and high school […]

Kentucky’s unemployment rate remains at 5 percent in March 2017

Kentucky’s unemployment rate remains at 5 percent in March 2017

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 20th, 2017

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March 2017 state rate lower than last March’s 5.1 percent FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 20, 2017) – Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary March unemployment rate remained unchanged from February at 5 percent, according to the Office of Employment and Training (OET), an agency of the Kentucky Education […]

HENDERSONIANS ENCOURAGED TO SUBMIT NOMINATIONS FOR CITY TO WIN $20K DURING “MEET ME AT THE PARK” PROMOTION

HENDERSONIANS ENCOURAGED TO SUBMIT NOMINATIONS FOR CITY TO WIN $20K DURING “MEET ME AT THE PARK” PROMOTION

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 20th, 2017

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City with the most nominations wins a grant for a local park through park improvement campaign Henderson, KY., April 20th, 2017 – This Earth Month, the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is collaborating with The Walt Disney Company, including Disney Citizenship, Disney|ABC Television Group […]

Ex-Carlisle teacher pleads not guilty to sex charges

Ex-Carlisle teacher pleads not guilty to sex charges

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 20th, 2017

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BARDWELL, Ky. (AP) — A former Carlisle County teacher has pleaded not guilty to having an inappropriate relationship with a student. The Paducah Sun reports (http://bit.ly/2ouLqRt) 29-year-old Zachary Sims pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of unlawful use of electronic means to induce a minor […]

CITY PITCHES IN TO SUPPORT BREAKFAST LIONS’ TRI-FEST

CITY PITCHES IN TO SUPPORT BREAKFAST LIONS’ TRI-FEST

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 19th, 2017

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Site prep, sanitation services, safety and security among things provided HENDERSON, KY, April 19, 2017 – It takes a village – including City government – to pull together the first big outdoor festival of the year in downtown Henderson. “It’s a true team effort with […]

Governor’s Office of Boards and Commissions Seeks Candidates for University and Community College Boards

Governor’s Office of Boards and Commissions Seeks Candidates for University and Community College Boards

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 19th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 19, 2017) -Governor Matt Bevin’s Office of Boards and Commissions is now accepting applications for appointments to the Boards of Directors for individual colleges within the Kentucky Community and Technical College System. Additionally, applications are being accepted for potential trustee and regent […]