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Bevin-Beshear grudge match set for Fancy Farm picnic

Bevin-Beshear grudge match set for Fancy Farm picnic

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 2nd, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — It’s a showdown that’s been boiling for years — Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear competing in the cauldron of Kentucky’s foremost political event. As they prepare to square off in the summer heat Saturday at the […]

Dennis J. Beck, MD, named Methodist Hospital Chief of Staff

Dennis J. Beck, MD, named Methodist Hospital Chief of Staff

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 1st, 2019

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Dennis J. Beck, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon with Orthopaedic Associates, has been named Chief of Staff at Methodist Hospital. A one-year term, Dr. Beck assumed the position on August 1, 2019. As part of a partnership between Methodist Hospital and Orthopaedic Associates that began in August […]

Overnight closure for railroad overpass work on U.S. 60/North Green Street in Henderson on Wednesday, August 7

Overnight closure for railroad overpass work on U.S. 60/North Green Street in Henderson on Wednesday, August 7

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 1st, 2019

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Work could continue on Thursday night MADISONVILLE, Ky. (August 1, 2019) –  CSX Railroad plans an overnight closure of U.S. 60/North Green Street in Henderson on Wednesday, August 7, 2019. U.S. 60/North Green Street will be closed at the railroad overpass between 3rd Street and […]

Mining Accident in Muhlenberg County

Mining Accident in Muhlenberg County

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 1st, 2019

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EEC on site at Paradise Mine FRANKFORT, Ky. (August 1, 2019) – Officials from the Kentucky Energy & Environment Cabinet (EEC), including Secretary Charles Snavely and Department for Natural Resources Commissioner John Small are on site at Paradise Mine in Central City, Kentucky where an accident occurred […]

KET founder O. Leonard Press dies at age 97

KET founder O. Leonard Press dies at age 97

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 1st, 2019

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — O. Leonard Press, who built Kentucky Educational Television into a nationally respected model for educational, cultural, historical and public affairs programming, has died. He was 97. In a statement on its website, KET says Press died Wednesday night at Lexington’s Central […]

JFK Center hosting Back-To-School event

JFK Center hosting Back-To-School event

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 1st, 2019

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HENDERSON, KY, July 31, 2019 – John F. Kennedy Community Center will host a Back-To-School event on Monday, Aug. 5. From 2 to 6 p.m. (or while supplies last), free, pre-packaged basic school supplies will be given away to local children going into kindergarten through […]

The Latest: Nearby residents says pipeline blast shook homes

The Latest: Nearby residents says pipeline blast shook homes

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 1st, 2019

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JUNCTION CITY, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on the natural gas pipeline rupture and explosion in Kentucky (all times local): 10:50 a.m. People who live near a gas pipeline that exploded in central Kentucky say they were awakened by noise and shaking homes. The blast […]

Extended closure of U.S. 41/KY 425 Henderson Bypass Exit 10 Ramps starting August 10

Extended closure of U.S. 41/KY 425 Henderson Bypass Exit 10 Ramps starting August 10

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 31st, 2019

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Work to take about 3 months to complete MADISONVILLE, Ky. (July 31, 2019) – A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to close a section of U.S. 41 and connecting ramps at the U.S. 41/I-69 Henderson Exit 10 interchange with the KY 425 Henderson […]

KSP Investigating Fatal Wreck in Daviess County

KSP Investigating Fatal Wreck in Daviess County

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 31st, 2019

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US 60 Bypass Traffic Impacted for Nearly Two Hours OWENSBORO, Ky. (July 30, 2019) –Kentucky State Police troopers are investigating a single vehicle wreck Tuesday which killed an Owensboro woman. Troopers were notified of the wreck around 5:40p.m by Daviess County authorities.   Post 16 […]

Bevin points to suicides as reason to oppose gambling

Bevin points to suicides as reason to oppose gambling

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 31st, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin claimed Wednesday that gambling-related suicides are nightly occurrences as he criticized his political opponent’s support for expanded gambling as a way to help fund the state’s struggling public pension systems. Bevin’s remarks in which he linked suicides […]