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HENDERSON LIONS GEAR UP FOR THE 2019 AUCTION!!!

HENDERSON LIONS GEAR UP FOR THE 2019 AUCTION!!!

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 26th, 2018

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The dates for the annual Henderson Lions Television and Online Auction are now set, and Lions are beginning to contact merchants and businesses for donations. The 2019 auction will be held February 11th-16th. Once again, the Lions will be using the one-week format for the […]

In era of online retail, Black Friday still lures a crowd

In era of online retail, Black Friday still lures a crowd

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 23rd, 2018

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By JOSEPH PISANI AND ANNE D’INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — It would have been easy to turn on their computers at home over plates of leftover turkey and take advantage of the Black Friday deals most retailers now offer online. But across […]

Feds re-approve new rules for Kentucky Medicaid

Feds re-approve new rules for Kentucky Medicaid

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 21st, 2018

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By ADAM BEAM, Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Trump administration has again approved new rules for some of Kentucky’s Medicaid population, requiring them to either get a job, volunteer in the community or go to school to keep their government-funded health coverage. The […]

Christmas in the park opening in Downtown Central Park

Christmas in the park opening in Downtown Central Park

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 20th, 2018

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HENDERSON, Ky. – The 33rd-annual Christmas in the Park celebration in downtown Henderson’s historic Central Park will officially open with the tree lighting ceremony at 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 30. There are more than 15,000 lights in the display and the popular cutouts will […]

HPD Canned Food Drive

HPD Canned Food Drive

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 20th, 2018

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Congratulations to the 911 Communications Center for collecting the most items for the HPD Canned Food Drive. A total of 1271 items were collected for the Tri-State Food Bank by members of the Henderson Police Department. Because we love a little friendly rivalry, we decided […]

New Henderson Emergency Communications Dispatcher Completes Training

New Henderson Emergency Communications Dispatcher Completes Training

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 20th, 2018

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On November 16th Emily Lawalin graduated from the Department of Criminal Justice Training Basic Telecommunications Course in Richmond, Kentucky. The course consisted of five weeks of training (205 classroom hours) which covered the role and responsibilities of the dispatcher, correct phone and radio procedures, handling […]

Coat drive to benefit foster children in Kentucky

Coat drive to benefit foster children in Kentucky

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 20th, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentuckians are being encouraged to donate coats and hoodies for children in foster care. A statement from the Cabinet for Health and Family Services said its department for income support and the Kentucky County Attorneys Association are partnering to collect the […]

Transportation officials encourage residents to gather documents for upcoming license changes and check expiration date ahead of holiday travel

Transportation officials encourage residents to gather documents for upcoming license changes and check expiration date ahead of holiday travel

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 19th, 2018

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KYTC launches online document guide and reminds travelers to check credentials FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 19, 2018) – With large numbers of travelers expected to take to the skies and roads this holiday season, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) encouraging license holders to check their card’s […]

Fed report shows farm income on the decline

Fed report shows farm income on the decline

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 19th, 2018

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — A report by the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank says farm income is continuing to decline within its district. The Fed says the third-quarter report released this week was the 19th straight survey in which most bankers indicated that farm income […]

A close call: Just 1 vote decided this Kentucky House race

A close call: Just 1 vote decided this Kentucky House race

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 16th, 2018

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By ADAM BEAM FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Mary Beverly Goetz is 76, uses a walker and recently had surgery to remove a cancerous tumor. Worried her health issues would prevent her from voting for Democrat Jim Glenn in her western Kentucky state House district, she […]