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2017 KIDS COUNT® Data Book Reveals Gains in Health and Continued Challenges in Economic Well-being

2017 KIDS COUNT® Data Book Reveals Gains in Health and Continued Challenges in Economic Well-being

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 13th, 2017

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Kentucky Ranks 34th in Child Well-being in the U.S. Jeffersontown, KY – Kentucky ranks 34th in the nation in overall child well-being, according to the 2017 KIDS COUNT® Data Book, released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The 2017 Kentucky KIDS COUNT County Data […]

Kyndle to honor Nonprofit of the Year as well as volunteers

Kyndle to honor Nonprofit of the Year as well as volunteers

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 13th, 2017

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HENDERSON, Ky. — A charitable organization will receive a grant of at least $1,000 at Kyndle’s 2017 Regional Nonprofit of the Year Awards Breakfast this Thursday. The event will begin at 7:30 a.m. Thursday at the Preston Arts Center on the Henderson Community College campus. […]

UPDT-Gov. Bevin to Ceremonially Sign HB 184 Wednesday in Henderson

UPDT-Gov. Bevin to Ceremonially Sign HB 184 Wednesday in Henderson

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 12th, 2017

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Measure brings truck weight limits in line with competing states FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 12, 2017) – Gov. Matt Bevin will join state and local officials in Henderson on Wednesday to ceremonially sign the recently enacted House Bill 184. This measure increases roadway weight limits for […]

Gov. Bevin Recognizes Sacrifice of Three Fort Campbell Soldiers

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 12th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 12, 2017) – Gov. Matt Bevin today recognized the sacrifice of three Fort Campbell soldiers—Sgt. Eric M. Houck, 25, of Baltimore, Maryland; Sgt. William M. Bays, 29 of Barstow, California; and Corporal Dillon C. Baldridge, 22 of Youngsville, North Carolina—who died while […]

Feds say former Kentucky officer made arrest to retaliate

Feds say former Kentucky officer made arrest to retaliate

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 12th, 2017

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PROVIDENCE, Ky. (AP) — A former police officer in western Kentucky has been charged in federal court with willfully violating the civil rights of a person and filing a false report. A release from the U.S. Department of Justice says former police officer William Dukes […]

KSP Warns Warmer Weather Poses Danger For Children

KSP Warns Warmer Weather Poses Danger For Children

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 12th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 12, 2017) – Temperatures are on the rise this week and KSP is warning parents not to leave a child alone in a hot car. It may seem like common sense, but every year law enforcement agencies answer calls about unattended children […]

CPR Training: Cardiac Arrest Survival Depends on It

CPR Training: Cardiac Arrest Survival Depends on It

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 9th, 2017

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Mary Kuhlman Kentucky News Connection FRANKFORT, Ky. – Every year more than 350,000 Americans suffer cardiac arrest in a location other than a hospital, and for every one of them, survival depends on someone immediately stepping up to administer CPR. According to the American Heart […]

CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY OUTREACH SENIOR SERVICE DAY SET FOR JUNE 13th

CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY OUTREACH SENIOR SERVICE DAY SET FOR JUNE 13th

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 9th, 2017

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COMMODITY SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD PROGRAM PICK-UP FOR SENIORS (AGE 60 AND UP) PARTICIPATING SENIOR PICK UP ~ 11:00 TO 1:00 COMMUNITY BAPTIST CHURCH 1026 PEBBLE CREEK DRIVE, HENDERSON, KY Senior Service Day is a once a month GOVERNMENT program for local Senior Citizens living on or […]

Rail Work Scheduled for Early July

Rail Work Scheduled for Early July

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 9th, 2017

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CSX Railroad has a tie replacement project starting July 3rd here in the City of Henderson. The tentative schedule is as follows: July 5-7th- Close Clay St. and SR 136 (Madison St) July 10-12th- Close Schuette Lane, Private, and Antoston Rd. July 12-14th- Close Cherry […]

Limited experience noted among coal miners who died

Limited experience noted among coal miners who died

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 9th, 2017

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BEAVER, W.Va. (AP) — Federal officials say seven U.S. coal miners have died in accidents so far this year, compared with eight deaths all last year, most involving miners with less than one year of experience at that particular mine and that particular job. Tim […]