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Capital Plaza Tower Office Furnishings Up for Sale

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 2nd, 2017

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Spot bid sale for all kinds of items on Aug. 9 FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 2, 2017) – Anyone or any organization in need of desks, filing cabinets, chairs or other office furnishings, won’t want to miss the Division of Surplus Properties’ huge spot-bid sale on […]

Retired fighter pilot running for Congress in Kentucky

Retired fighter pilot running for Congress in Kentucky

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 1st, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A retired fighter pilot says she will seek the Democratic nomination for Congress in Kentucky’s 6th District. Amy McGrath announced her candidacy on Tuesday with an online video touting her military career. She’s one of several of military veterans across the […]

Last day for Atkinson Pool this summer is Aug. 8

Last day for Atkinson Pool this summer is Aug. 8

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 1st, 2017

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HENDERSON, Ky. — With the first day of the school year set for Wednesday, Aug. 9, Atkinson Pool will be closing for the summer. The pool will be open for its final day of operation for t his summer on Tuesday, Aug. 8. For more […]

Proactive Patrol Reminder To Motorists

Proactive Patrol Reminder To Motorists

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 1st, 2017

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Henderson, KY. (Aug 1, 2017)–The Kentucky State Police would like to offer periodic reminders to drivers who travel our roadways. Our agency strives daily to ensure the safety of the motoring public. Some of these proactive measures include various roadside safety checkpoints and saturating known […]

OVAL To Host “Just Jule” Exhibit

OVAL To Host “Just Jule” Exhibit

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 1st, 2017

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The Ohio Valley Art League (OVAL) will be hosting an Opening Reception for the “Just Jule” Exhibit on Thursday, August 17, 2017 from 5 to 7 pm at the OVAL Citi Center Gallery at 230 2nd Street, Henderson, KY. The “Just Jule” Exhibit is a […]

Inmate Escapes From Ohio County Jail

Inmate Escapes From Ohio County Jail

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 1st, 2017

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McKenney Escaped Through a Faulty Magnetic Door HARTFORD, Ky. (July 30, 2017) – Kentucky State Police troopers were notified by officials at the Ohio County Detention Center of an escaped inmate. The preliminary investigation reveals 48 year-old Arnold Ray McKenney of Cromwell, KY was lodged […]

Kentucky’s worst-ever mine disaster to be remembered Friday in Clay

Kentucky’s worst-ever mine disaster to be remembered Friday in Clay

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 1st, 2017

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CLAY, Kentucky — The 100th anniversary of the worst coal-mining accident in Kentucky’s history will be solemnly commemorated at a ceremony this Friday evening in Webster County. At approximately 7:30 a.m. on Aug. 4, 1917, 153 men and teenage boys were proceeding to their work […]

‘Ag Tag’ Donations Soared to Nearly $630,000 in 2017, Shattering Previous Records

‘Ag Tag’ Donations Soared to Nearly $630,000 in 2017, Shattering Previous Records

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 31st, 2017

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Commissioner Quarles Praises ‘Giving Spirit’ of Kentucky Farmers FRANKFORT (July 31, 2017) — Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles announced today that voluntary “ag tag” donations in the 2017 fiscal year that ended June 30 amounted to $629,865.43, setting a record for the largest amount donated […]

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet urges visitors to plan ahead for Aug. 21 total solar eclipse

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet urges visitors to plan ahead for Aug. 21 total solar eclipse

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 31st, 2017

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HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (July 31, 2017) – With three weeks to go before the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials are urging anyone who plans to travel to Western Kentucky to view the eclipse to make plans now. The appeal comes as traffic […]

Man Arrested after Intentionally Striking his Friend with a Vehicle

Man Arrested after Intentionally Striking his Friend with a Vehicle

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 31st, 2017

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On Saturday, July 29, 2017 at approximately 1:23 PM, the Vanderburgh County Sheriff Office responded to the area of Shoshoni Lane and Cherokee Drive to investigate a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle.Deputies arrived on scene and learned from witnesses that a man […]