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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 […]

Hunting for a Job? Watch Out for Scammers

Hunting for a Job? Watch Out for Scammers

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 31st, 2019

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Employment scams in multiple counties account for more than $24,000 in losses FRANKFORT, KY. (July 30, 2019) – If you are on the hunt for a job, watch out for scammers, Attorney General Andy Beshear warned today. Beshear said his office has received employment scam […]

Downtown Boat Ramps Scheduled for Some Much Needed Cleaning

Downtown Boat Ramps Scheduled for Some Much Needed Cleaning

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 31st, 2019

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HENDERSON, KY, July 31, 2019– For the first time this summer season, the Ohio River has dropped low enough and will remain that way so the City of Henderson can clean out the silt that has accumulated at the riverfront boat ramps. “The forecast looks […]

Atkinson Pool closing for season on Aug. 6

Atkinson Pool closing for season on Aug. 6

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 31st, 2019

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HENDERSON, KY, July 31, 2019 – With summer vacation about to end and students preparing for a return to the classroom, the City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department has announced that the last day of operation of the Atkinson Park Pool for the summer […]

TRAFFIC ALERT – Planned Closure on KY 2249 in Henderson County on Thursday, August 1

TRAFFIC ALERT – Planned Closure on KY 2249 in Henderson County on Thursday, August 1

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 31st, 2019

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (July 31, 2019) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to close a section of KY 2249 in Henderson County on Thursday, August 1, 2019. KY 2249 will be closed at the intersection with Tom Smith Road to allow a cross drain to be […]

Obituaries for July 31st, 2019

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 31st, 2019

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KATHY GIVENS, 75, OF ROBARDS DIED FRIDAY AT ST. VINCENT HOSPITAL IN EVANSVILLE. SHE WAS A LIFELONG MEMBER OF ROBARDS CHRISTIAN CHURCH WHERE SHE WAS SONG DIRECTOR. SHE TAUGHT IN THE HENDERSON COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM FOR MANY YEARS AS WELL AS BEING THE YOUTH SERVICE […]

Tri-Countian Completes Basic Training

Tri-Countian Completes Basic Training

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 30th, 2019

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U.S. Air Force Airman Jaxson R. Hogan graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and […]

Troopers Encourage Motorists to be Extra Vigilant in the Coming Weeks

Troopers Encourage Motorists to be Extra Vigilant in the Coming Weeks

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 30th, 2019

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Head Start and Schools Set To Begin Across the District Soon HENDERSON, Ky.  (July 29, 2019) – With many schools slated to begin across the Commonwealth soon, Kentucky State Police are urging motorists to be alert for loading and unloading school buses.  As a reminder, […]

Henderson 18 Year Old Charged With Murder of Evansville Teen

Henderson 18 Year Old Charged With Murder of Evansville Teen

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 30th, 2019

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Suspect had previously been charged with the wounding of two others in the same incident early Saturday. Detectives with the Henderson Police Department have been investigating a shooting incident in the area of the 700 block of Atkinson Street early this past Saturday morning. According […]