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Swearing In Ceremony

Swearing In Ceremony

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 5th, 2018

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On 3/02/2018, Sanchez Williams and Dustin Davis graduated from the Department of Criminal Justice Training in Richmond, Kentucky. On Monday, Mayor Austin officially swore in Williams and Davis as a Police Officers with the Henderson Police Department. Sanchez Williams is a 2007 graduate of Newton […]

CARDS AGREE TO TERMS WITH 24 PLAYERS ON 2018 PACTS

CARDS AGREE TO TERMS WITH 24 PLAYERS ON 2018 PACTS

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 5th, 2018

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TEAM RENEWS CONTRACT OF OUTFIELDER TOMMY PHAM JUPITER, Fla., March 5, 2018 –The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that they have agreed on one-year contracts for 2018 with 24 players. The team also announced that it has renewed the contract of outfielder Tommy Pham. Agreeing […]

Union County Crash Claims Second Victim

Union County Crash Claims Second Victim

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 5th, 2018

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WAVERLY, Ky. A tragic crash in Union County last week has claimed a second life. Trooper Corey King, Public Information Officer for Kentucky State Police Post 16, tells WSON News that 35-year old Robert Bluem of Henderson died Saturday at Evansville’s Deaconess Hospital. Coroner Steve […]

Kentucky’s annual unemployment rate at lowest level since 2000

Kentucky’s annual unemployment rate at lowest level since 2000

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 5th, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 5, 2018) – Kentucky’s annual unemployment rate dropped to 4.9 percent in 2017 from 5.1 percent in 2016, while nonfarm employment gained 11,300 jobs, according to the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and […]

UPDATE on Flood Status of US 60 in Eastern Henderson County

UPDATE on Flood Status of US 60 in Eastern Henderson County

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 5th, 2018

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A section of US 60 between the 20 and 25 mile marker in eastern HENDERSON County now has Water Over Road signs posted at 3 locations. While floodwaters have dropped enough to allow the roadway to reopen to limited traffic, water on the roadway will […]

State Registered Nurse Aide Pinning Ceremony at Henderson County High School

State Registered Nurse Aide Pinning Ceremony at Henderson County High School

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 2nd, 2018

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A pinning ceremony will take place on Friday, March 2, 2018, at 2:15 p.m. in the Henderson County High School cafeteria for the Henderson County High School Career and Technical Education students in the Health Science State Registered Nurse Aide (SRNA) industry certificate program. The […]

Consumer Alert: Review Your Coverage before the Storm Season

Consumer Alert: Review Your Coverage before the Storm Season

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 2nd, 2018

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Kentucky DOI Offers Advice for Severe Weather Awareness Week FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 2, 2018) – It is Severe Weather Awareness Week and the Kentucky Department of Insurance (DOI) encourages residents to review and understand their insurance coverage before severe weather strikes. “It’s best if people […]

FROM HENDERSON EMA – Red Cross Flood Shelter Moves To Community Baptist Church

FROM HENDERSON EMA – Red Cross Flood Shelter Moves To Community Baptist Church

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 2nd, 2018

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The American Red Cross Shelter in Henderson has moved from the Gathering Place 1817 North Elm Street to Henderson Community Baptist Church 1026 Pebble Creek Drive. The Red Cross Shelter is open and ready to assist those in need of lodging, food, and assistance at […]

One Injured and One Dead in Single Vehicle Collision

One Injured and One Dead in Single Vehicle Collision

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 1st, 2018

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Excessive Speed is Believed to be a Contributing Factor WAVERLY, Ky. (February 28, 2018)–Kentucky State Police responded to a report of a single vehicle fatality collision on US 60 near KY 141 in Union County. Union County Sheriff’s Department was on patrol in the Morganfield […]

Three Henderson County Juveniles Charged in Connection with Fake “Active Shooter” Calls

Three Henderson County Juveniles Charged in Connection with Fake “Active Shooter” Calls

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 1st, 2018

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From Henderson City Police Public Information Officer Jennifer Richmond: Involved Persons: 1 Elementary Student – Age 9 1 Middle School Student – Age 11 1 High School Student – Age 15 While en-route to school this morning on the bus, a high school age student […]