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Tennessee, Kentucky police partner to catch impaired drivers

Tennessee, Kentucky police partner to catch impaired drivers

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 10th, 2017

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Officials say police in Tennessee and Kentucky are partnering this month to look for impaired drivers near the state line. A statement from the Clarksville Police Department in Tennessee says law enforcement agencies plan to set up a checkpoint on U.S. […]

Project Graduation Recruiting Volunteers

Project Graduation Recruiting Volunteers

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 9th, 2017

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The Class of 2017 will be celebrating at Project Graduation on May 19 from 11:00 p.m. to 3:30 a.m. This event is held in the Henderson County High School cafeteria and auxiliary gym. The purpose of this special party is to provide graduates with an […]

Brooke Shappell has been named as the new principal for Cairo Elementary.

Brooke Shappell has been named as the new principal for Cairo Elementary.

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 9th, 2017

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Shappell is a graduate of University of Southern Indiana with a Bachelor of Science Degree and a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education and a Rank 1 in Educational Administration from Murray State University. Shappell began her career with Henderson County Schools in February 2006. She […]

Traffic ADVISORY – northbound lane restriction on the US 41 Twin Bridges between Henderson and Evansville on WEDNESDAY, May 10, 2017.

Traffic ADVISORY – northbound lane restriction on the US 41 Twin Bridges between Henderson and Evansville on WEDNESDAY, May 10, 2017.

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 9th, 2017

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A contractor plans a northbound lane restriction on the US 41 Twin Bridges between Henderson and Evansville on WEDNESDAY, May 10, 2017. This northbound daytime lane restriction on Wednesday is to allow additional work on recent steel upgrades to the bridge structure. Northbound motorists traveling […]

Division for Air Quality Urges Kentuckians to “Learn Before You Burn”

Division for Air Quality Urges Kentuckians to “Learn Before You Burn”

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 9th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 4, 2017) – Spring-cleaning season has arrived, and for many Kentuckians that means burning unwanted debris. But before you light that burn pile, the Kentucky Division for Air Quality (DAQ) reminds you to learn before you burn. Illegal burning could result in […]

Rollover Crash on US 41 Sends Four to the Hospital

Rollover Crash on US 41 Sends Four to the Hospital

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 8th, 2017

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On Monday, May 08, 2017 at approximately 4:30 AM the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to US Hwy 41 and E. Mt Pleasant Road upon report of a rollover crash involving injury.Upon arrival, deputies found a 2013 Toyota Tacoma on its top with three victims […]

Kentucky Tourism Industry Generated $14.5 Billion in 2016

Kentucky Tourism Industry Generated $14.5 Billion in 2016

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 8th, 2017

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Economic Impact of Tourism Increases in All Nine Tourism Regions Frankfort, Ky. (May 8, 2017) –The economic impact of tourism in Kentucky was more than $14.5 billion in 2016, the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet and the Department of Tourism announced today. Kentucky’s tourism […]

GRITS offering transportation service to Owensboro Employment Office

GRITS offering transportation service to Owensboro Employment Office

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 8th, 2017

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HENDERSON, KY, May 8, 2017– Following the closure of the local office of Kentucky Career Center at Second and Water streets in February, Green River Intra-County Transit System (GRITS) is now offering daily transportation from Henderson to the Owensboro Career Center regional office. The Audubon […]

Traffic ADVISORY     KY Highway Water Over Road Report (D2)

Traffic ADVISORY KY Highway Water Over Road Report (D2)

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 8th, 2017

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DAVIESS County KY 142 Water Over Road at the 4 to 6 mile marker- signs posted KY 56 Water Over Road at the 7 to 9 mile marker- signs posted HENDERSON County KY 2247/Posey Ball Rd at 0.0 to 1mm CLOSED due to floodwaters KY […]

GRADD will host the Kentucky Association of Counties General Assembly Wrap-Up on May 10

GRADD will host the Kentucky Association of Counties General Assembly Wrap-Up on May 10

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 8th, 2017

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The public is invited to attend a Kentucky Association of Counties General Assembly Wrap-Up hosted by Green River Area Development District (GRADD) on Wednesday, May 10th. This free event will be held at the GRADD Office (300 GRADD Way, Owensboro) and will begin at 1:00pm […]