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House speaker dismisses chances for quick pension agreement

House speaker dismisses chances for quick pension agreement

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 5th, 2019

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By BRUCE SCHREINER , Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky House Speaker David Osborne on Monday dismissed chances for a quick agreement to change one of the country’s worst-funded public pension systems as state lawmakers prepare to resume this year’s legislative session. With lawmakers […]

Attorney claims improper interference at Kentucky recount

Attorney claims improper interference at Kentucky recount

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 5th, 2019

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By BRUCE SCHREINER , Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — First a Kentucky state House race went to the Democrat by a single vote, and then a recount declared the race a tie. Now there’s a flurry of back and forth drama, with the Democrat’s […]

Auditor Harmon: Kentucky’s Total Debt Equal to $12,000 for Every Man, Woman and Child in Commonwealth

Auditor Harmon: Kentucky’s Total Debt Equal to $12,000 for Every Man, Woman and Child in Commonwealth

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 5th, 2019

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Of Kentucky’s total $54.6 billion in debt, estimated $43.3 billion is due to unfunded pensions FRANKFORT, Ky. (February 5, 2019) – Kentucky’s estimated unfunded liability for its retirement systems makes up nearly 80 percent of the Commonwealth’s total debt for Fiscal Year 2018. That’s according […]

Obituaries for Tuesday, Feb. 5th, 2019

Obituaries for Tuesday, Feb. 5th, 2019

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 5th, 2019

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JEAN CHANEY O’NAN, 72, OF HENDERSON DIED SATURDAY AT THE LUCY SMITH KING CARE CENTER. SHE WAS A 1964 GRADUATE OF HENDERSON CITY HIGH SCHOOL AND A 1966 GRADUATE OF MADISONVILLE SCHOOL OF PRACTICAL NURSING. SHE HAD WORKED AS AN LPN AT METHODIST HOSPITAL FOR […]

Obituaries for Monday, Feb. 4th, 2019

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 4th, 2019

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CHRISTINA IRENE HAWK, 83, OF HENDERSON DIED SUNDAY AT HER HOME. SHE RETIRED FROM GIBBS DIE CASTING AFTER WORKING 13 YEARS AS MANAGER IN THE KITCHEN ON THIRD SHIFT. A MEMBER OF APOSTOLIC BREAD OF LIFE CHURCH, SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HER HUSBAND, […]

Message from Vanderburgh County Sheriff Dave Wedding…

Message from Vanderburgh County Sheriff Dave Wedding…

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 4th, 2019

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February 3, 2019 I was recently quoted in a Courier and Press article, entitled “Vanderburgh Sheriff Wedding Wades into Hot-Button Gun Rights Dispute”. I appreciate that reporter Tom Langhorne has covered this topic and would encourage you to read the full article as well as […]

More than 700 soldiers returning to Fort Campbell this month

More than 700 soldiers returning to Fort Campbell this month

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 4th, 2019

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FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — Fort Campbell is expecting more than 700 soldiers to return this month to the Army post on the Kentucky-Tennessee state line. The post says 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division soldiers are coming back from a nine-month deployment to […]

Final Week of I-69 Bridge Crossing Draft Environmental Impact Statement Public Comment Period

Final Week of I-69 Bridge Crossing Draft Environmental Impact Statement Public Comment Period

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 4th, 2019

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Comment period ends February 8 Evansville, Ind. (Feb. 4, 2019) – This is the final week for residents to share feedback on the preferred alternatives for the proposed I-69 Ohio River Crossing (I-69 ORX). The Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) public comment period ends Friday, […]

Traffic UPDATE – Lane Restriction on NB Bi-State Twin Bridge is Over

Traffic UPDATE – Lane Restriction on NB Bi-State Twin Bridge is Over

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 4th, 2019

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UPDATE: NORTHBOUND Work Zone Lane Restriction on US 41 Twin Bridges THIS MORNING Navigational light work is completed. All lanes are now OPEN. Traffic ADVISORY The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to restrict NORTHBOUND traffic to one lane on the US 41 Twin Bridges between Henderson […]

CARDINALS ANNOUNCE 2019 SPRING TRAINING TV & RADIO BROADCAST SCHEDULE

CARDINALS ANNOUNCE 2019 SPRING TRAINING TV & RADIO BROADCAST SCHEDULE

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 1st, 2019

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE KMOX to Broadcast 19 Games, FOX Sports Midwest to Televise 15 Games Cardinals.com & MLB At Bat to Stream 29 of 31 Spring Training Contests and Memphis Exhibition Game ST. LOUIS, Mo., January 31, 2019 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced today […]