Education

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 […]

Henderson Community College President Tabbed to be the Next KCTCS Chancellor

Henderson Community College President Tabbed to be the Next KCTCS Chancellor

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 11th, 2018

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Versailles, Ky. – Dr. Kristin Williams has been named chancellor of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) effective August 16. She is no stranger to the system. Williams currently is president of Henderson Community College, has served as interim president of Hazard Community […]

Commission deals with routine items for regular meeting

Commission deals with routine items for regular meeting

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 11th, 2018

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HENDERSON, Ky. – The City of Henderson Board of Commissioners had a routine agenda when it met for its regular meeting on Tuesday, July 10. One of the items approved was a resolution authorizing a natural gas supply prepay contract with the Public Energy Authority […]

HPD Honors Employee of the Month

HPD Honors Employee of the Month

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 11th, 2018

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Congratulations to Officer Chasity Williams who has been named Employee of the Month for July 2018. According to HPD Public Information Officer Jennifer Richmond, Officer Williams was recently dispatched to a male who was unresponsive in a vehicle at 1773 South Green Street. She determined […]

Henderson County Native Completes Internship with Congressman Comer

Henderson County Native Completes Internship with Congressman Comer

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 10th, 2018

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WASHINGTON – JT Payne, a Henderson, Kentucky native, recently completed an internship in Congressman Comer’s (KY-01) Washington, D.C. office. He worked alongside Congressman Comer and his staff this summer as an Agriculture Fellow from Murray State University. “I greatly appreciate Congressman Comer for providing me […]

HCC Herron Center Site to Host Skills U and Workforce Development Classes

HCC Herron Center Site to Host Skills U and Workforce Development Classes

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 10th, 2018

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(Henderson, KY) – Henderson Community College announces a partnership between Union County Schools, the West Kentucky Educational Cooperative Skills U Program (adult education leading to the GED), and HCC to offer select classes at the HCC Herron Center through June 2019. College dual credit courses […]