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Blood donations urgently needed in the final weeks of summer

Blood donations urgently needed in the final weeks of summer

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 7th, 2017

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Aug. 7, 2017 – The American Red Cross urges blood donors to give in the final weeks of summer to help overcome a chronic summer blood shortage. In August, regular donors may delay giving as final summer vacations are planned and back-to-school activities ramp up. […]

Four Troopers From Henderson Post Recognized by Justice Secretary Tilley  At Kentucky State Police Awards Ceremony

Four Troopers From Henderson Post Recognized by Justice Secretary Tilley At Kentucky State Police Awards Ceremony

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 7th, 2017

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 24, 2017) – Justice Secretary John Tilley joined Kentucky State Police Commissioner Richard Sanders in recognizing 79 KSP troopers and Commercial Vehicle Enforcement officers for bravery, life-saving acts, and dedication to duty, at a ceremony held July 21. “The past few years […]

MCCONNELL-HEALTH OVERHAUL

MCCONNELL-HEALTH OVERHAUL

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 7th, 2017

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McConnell says he would consider continuing insurer payments FANCY FARM, Ky. (AP) — A week after an attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act failed, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he’d consider a bipartisan effort to continue payments to insurers to avert a costly […]

FANCY FARM-GOVERNOR’S RACE

FANCY FARM-GOVERNOR’S RACE

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 7th, 2017

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Beshear, Adkins use Fancy Farm as test for 2019 FANCY FARM, Ky. (AP) — Two prominent Kentucky Democrats’ appearance at Fancy Farm has increased speculation about the 2019 governor’s race. Attorney General Andy Beshear and House Minority Leader Rocky Adkins were prominent speakers at the […]

Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office Preparing for Students Returning to School

Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office Preparing for Students Returning to School

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 7th, 2017

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In the coming days Vanderburgh County students will be returning to school for the 2017-2018 school year. The Sheriff’s Office will be stepping up our presence and enforcement around county schools and bus routes to help make sure this school year gets off to a […]

Kyndle honors HCC’s Michelle Chappell as its 2017 Educator of the Year

Kyndle honors HCC’s Michelle Chappell as its 2017 Educator of the Year

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 4th, 2017

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HENDERSON, Ky. — A Henderson Community College professor who takes science, technology, engineering and math opportunities out to girls and under-served populations in the community was honored Friday morning as Kyndle’s 2017 Educator of the Year. Michelle Chappell, associate professor of Computer and Information Technologies, […]

Ky. State Police Needs Votes

Ky. State Police Needs Votes

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 4th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (August 4, 2017) – The Kentucky State Police will be celebrating its 70th anniversary in 2018. In anticipation of this milestone, the agency is seeking the support from Kentucky citizens for a special project to recognize its long service to the Commonwealth. KSP […]

Judge denies hearing to challenge arrest in death of student

Judge denies hearing to challenge arrest in death of student

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 3rd, 2017

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BOONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A judge has denied a southwestern Indiana man a hearing to challenge the evidence that led to his arrest on charges alleging he fatally shot his ex-girlfriend in the head. Warrick Circuit Judge Greg Granger ruled Wednesday against 22-year-old Isaiah Hagan, […]

COAL DEATHS INCREASE

COAL DEATHS INCREASE

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 3rd, 2017

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Union, feds at odds on countering surge in coal mine deaths LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Deaths in U.S. coal mines this year have surged ahead of last year’s, and federal safety officials say workers who are new to a mine have been especially vulnerable to […]

Henderson County High School Recognized for High Achievement in Career Readiness

Henderson County High School Recognized for High Achievement in Career Readiness

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 3rd, 2017

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Henderson County High School was recognized with a Career Readiness Silver Award during the Kentucky Association for Career and Technical Education summer program in Louisville. In 2017, new criteria were established with the Office of Career and Technical Education to determine the recognition. Henderson County […]