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Traffic ADVISORY – Update on Rail Crossing Work in Webster & Hopkins Cos.

Traffic ADVISORY – Update on Rail Crossing Work in Webster & Hopkins Cos.

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 5th, 2019

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CSX Railroad continues rail crossing work from Providence in Webster County working eastward through Hopkins County to Madisonville. CSX has provided the following rail crossing status report: KY 120 West of Providence is OPEN KY 293/Harmon Street in Providence is OPEN KY 109/Broadway in Providence […]

CARDINALS ACTIVATE JEDD GYORKO FROM INJURED LIST; DREW ROBINSON OPTIONED TO MEMPHIS (AAA)

CARDINALS ACTIVATE JEDD GYORKO FROM INJURED LIST; DREW ROBINSON OPTIONED TO MEMPHIS (AAA)

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 5th, 2019

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ST. LOUIS, Mo., April 5, 2019 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced prior to today’s series opener with San Diego, that they have activated infielder Jedd Gyorko (right calf strain) from the 10-day Injured List. The team optioned infielder/outfielder Drew Robinson to Memphis (AAA) to […]

Give blood with the Red Cross during National Volunteer Month

Give blood with the Red Cross during National Volunteer Month

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 5th, 2019

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(April 3, 2019) – The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood or platelets during National Volunteer Month this April. Eligible donors of all blood types – especially type O – are needed to help ensure blood products are available for patients this […]

Obituaries for Weds. April, 3rd, 2019

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 3rd, 2019

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FUNERAL SERVICES FOR PEARLINE FRASIER GIVENS, 80, OF CORYDON WHO DIED SATURDAY WILL BE 1 PM TODAY AT RUDY ROWLAND FUNERAL HOME. THE REVEREND TERRY GAMBLIN WILL OFFICIATE. BURIAL WILL BE IN CORYDON CEMETERY. FRIENDS MAY CALL UNTIL SERVICE TIME TODAY AT THE FUNERAL HOME. […]

Kentucky group aimed at changing politics dissolves

Kentucky group aimed at changing politics dissolves

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 3rd, 2019

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By BRUCE SCHREINER Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky political organization — backed by a pair of prominent names and started amid considerable fanfare — has dissolved quietly more than two years after being formed as a way to promote new ideas and […]

Boil Water Advisory Lifted

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 3rd, 2019

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To our customers receiving water on Hwy 136 outside of the community of Niagara: At 1:50 P.M. Wednesday April 4, 2019, Henderson County Water District has lifted the boil advisory for the customers affected on Hwy 136 outside of the community of Niagara. For further […]

CARDINALS HOME OPENER POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER

CARDINALS HOME OPENER POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 3rd, 2019

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Thursday’s Game vs. San Diego Moved to Friday at 3:15 PM ST. LOUIS, Mo., April 3, 2019 – The St. Louis Cardinals have announced that their home opener against the San Diego Padres has been postponed until Friday due to the forecasted inclement weather conditions. […]

Controversial University of Kentucky mural to be covered

Controversial University of Kentucky mural to be covered

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 3rd, 2019

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto has agreed to cover a controversial mural at the school and make other changes after a two-hour meeting with student protesters. News reports say Capilouto met many of the protesters’ demands to help low-income and […]

Democrat Drew Curtis withdraws from auditor’s race

Democrat Drew Curtis withdraws from auditor’s race

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 2nd, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Democrat Drew Curtis says he has dropped out of the race for state auditor in Kentucky. Curtis says on social media that “other commitments” prompted his withdrawal from next month’s Democratic primary. Three other Democrats are running for the job — […]

Henderson Community College to Host News Conference

Henderson Community College to Host News Conference

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 2nd, 2019

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Henderson, KY –Henderson Community College, Kentucky Skills U and Audubon Kids Zone will host a joint news conference on April 8th at 6:00 PM at Audubon Kids Zone. This news conference will discuss a variety of topics, including GED Plus, the partnership between Kentucky Skills […]