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VCSO Regional Jail Officers Course Graduates 11 New Officers

VCSO Regional Jail Officers Course Graduates 11 New Officers

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 8th, 2017

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The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office graduated eleven (11) new confinement officers from the Indiana Law Enforcement Basic Jail Officers Course last Friday afternoon. Officers from both Perry and Vanderburgh counties completed the Basic Jail Officer’s Course.In 2006, the Indiana Law Enforcement Training Board approved the […]

Lanes to be restricted at Kentucky-Indiana state line May 8-9

Lanes to be restricted at Kentucky-Indiana state line May 8-9

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 8th, 2017

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HENDERSON, Ky. — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to restrict SOUTHBOUND traffic to one lane on U.S. 41 near the Kentucky-Indiana State Line on Monday and Tuesday, May 8-9. This daytime work zone lane restriction for southbound traffic is to allow relocation of utility poles […]

Authorities rescue 3 kayakers from southern Indiana river

Authorities rescue 3 kayakers from southern Indiana river

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 8th, 2017

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JASPER, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say three kayakers are expected to be OK after being stranded in a rain-swollen river in southern Indiana. The state Department of Natural Resources says the three young men were kayaking Sunday in the Patoka River in Dubois County when […]

Gov. Matt Bevin declares May 8-12 Teacher Appreciation Week

Gov. Matt Bevin declares May 8-12 Teacher Appreciation Week

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 8th, 2017

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Take time to thank a teacher who made a difference in your life FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 8, 2017) – Governor Matt Bevin recently signed a proclamation officially declaring May 8-12 Teacher Appreciation Week in Kentucky, joining the National Educators Association in honoring and celebrating teachers […]

Henderson Fine Arts Center to be officially renamed  Preston Arts Center

Henderson Fine Arts Center to be officially renamed Preston Arts Center

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 8th, 2017

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(Henderson) KY- The Henderson Fine Arts Center will host the official renaming ceremony on Monday, May 8th 4:00 PM-6:00 PM on the campus of Henderson Community College. The event will feature a live performance by artist Aaron Kizer at 4:45. Raymond B. Preston was one […]

Sandy Lee Songfest Awards $20,000 to Grant Recipients

Sandy Lee Songfest Awards $20,000 to Grant Recipients

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 5th, 2017

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Sandy Lee Watkins Songwriters Festival (Henderson, KY) – is pleased to announce the 2017 Grant Recipients for our 8th Annual Songwriters Festival in Downtown Henderson. Awarding these local non-profit organizations is an honor on behalf of our board members, committee chairs, and volunteers. Our 2017 […]

Henderson Alumni Hall of Fame Class of 2017

Henderson Alumni Hall of Fame Class of 2017

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 5th, 2017

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On Saturday, May 6, 2017, the Henderson Alumni Hall of Fame will proudly induct six (6) new members at 6:00 p.m. at Henderson County High School. The inductees include: John S. Hoffman, attorney (former Board of Education attorney) Debbie Dadey, children’s author Johnny Mathias, former […]

Traffic ADVISORY – KY Highway Water Over Road Report (D2)

Traffic ADVISORY – KY Highway Water Over Road Report (D2)

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 5th, 2017

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Rising water levels from the recent rains have led to a number of road closures across the WSON listening area. Here is the latest listing of affected roads according to Keith Todd with the KYTC: DAVIESS County KY 142 Water Over Road at the 4 […]

Riverwalk to be the focus of Saturday’s guided walking tour

Riverwalk to be the focus of Saturday’s guided walking tour

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 5th, 2017

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Photo: Mary Towles Sasseen Wilson, Henderson’s founder of Mother’s Day, and her grandfather on the April 1 tour. HENDERSON, Ky. — The Depot Community Room is presenting its next free historical walking tour on Saturday, May 6, at 10 a.m. Beginning at the Depot at […]

Spring K-PREP Testing

Spring K-PREP Testing

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 5th, 2017

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All Henderson County students in grades 3-5 will participate in K-PREP testing (Kentucky Performance Rating for Education Progress) during the week of May 8th-12th. Students in grades 6-8 will complete their final two days of K-PREP on May 8th and 9th. Students will take assessments […]