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Thousands expected for Spring Paducah Quilt Week

Thousands expected for Spring Paducah Quilt Week

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 19th, 2017

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PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — More than 30,000 people are expected to visit Paducah this month for the Spring Paducah Quilt Week event. The event begins April 26 and runs through April 29 at the Schroeder Expo Center. Organizers say nearly 700 quilts will be on […]

Federal utility CEO: Coal plants not reopening under Trump

Federal utility CEO: Coal plants not reopening under Trump

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 19th, 2017

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The CEO of the nation’s biggest public utility says the agency isn’t going to reopen coal-fired power plants under President Donald Trump. In an interview Tuesday, Tennessee Valley Authority CEO Bill Johnson said he thinks very little will change for the […]

Henderson County High School Graduation Set for May 19th

Henderson County High School Graduation Set for May 19th

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 19th, 2017

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Henderson County High School graduation has been set for Friday, May 19, 2017, 7:00 p.m. at the Ford Center in Evansville, Indiana. Henderson County High School Honors Program/Senior Night will be held on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, 6:00 p.m. at Henderson County High School. Other […]

Students to Represent Henderson County in National Chemistry Competition

Students to Represent Henderson County in National Chemistry Competition

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 19th, 2017

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On April 29th, four middle school students from the Henderson area will show off their knowledge of chemistry concepts, important discoveries, and chemical safety awareness at the state level of a national chemistry competition. Jacob Fulcher and Gavin Connelly from North Middle School and Elise […]

Governor Signs Legislation to Help Kentuckians Combat Cancer 

Governor Signs Legislation to Help Kentuckians Combat Cancer 

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 17th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 17, 2017) – The Governor recently signed into law a measure to improve patient knowledge and increase early detection, specifically on the results of a mammogram. House Bill 78, championed by Rep. Jim DuPlessis, R-Elizabethtown, will require the provider of the mammography […]

United changes policy, crew can’t displace seated passengers

United changes policy, crew can’t displace seated passengers

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 17th, 2017

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CHICAGO (AP) — United Airlines is changing a company policy and will no longer allow crew members to displace customers already onboard an airplane. The change comes after a passenger, Dr. David Dao, was dragged from a fully-booked United Express flight in Chicago because he […]

Kentucky Derby season is prime time for Kentucky Proud

Kentucky Derby season is prime time for Kentucky Proud

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 17th, 2017

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By Ryan Quarles, Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture FRANKFORT (April 17, 2017) — The Kentucky Derby elevates the Commonwealth to a global stage. The Derby – as well as the Kentucky Oaks and the run-up to Thoroughbred racing’s biggest weekend – also gives Kentucky Proud foods […]

Bowling Green reaches settlement after searching wrong home

Bowling Green reaches settlement after searching wrong home

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 17th, 2017

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(Information from: Daily News, http://www.bgdailynews.com) BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A couple has reached a $5,000 settlement with the city of Bowling Green after police erroneously served a search warrant on their home. The Bowling Green Daily News reports Michael and Stacie Hutchison were forced […]

Traffic ADVISORY – NB motorists on US 41 Twin Bridges at Henderson should prepared for more nighttime work zones this week

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 17th, 2017

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Northbound motorists traveling the US 41 Twin Bridges at Henderson and Evansville should be prepared to encounter a night work zone Monday through Friday, April 17-21, 2017 Northbound motorists can expect to encounter a lane restriction between approximately 6 p.m., CDT, and approximately 6 a.m., […]

I-69 Ohio River Crossing Open Houses Planned for Next Week Project overview to be provided; public input sought

I-69 Ohio River Crossing Open Houses Planned for Next Week Project overview to be provided; public input sought

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 13th, 2017

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (April 12, 2017) – Two open houses will be held next week, one in Evansville and one in Henderson, to introduce members of the community to the I-69 Ohio River Crossing (I-69 ORX) Project. Anyone who has an interest in the project is […]