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Morganfield Police Department Charged and Arrested Henderson Man on Multiple Charges

WMSK Staff

January 16th, 2017

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Morganfield Police Department charged and arrested a Henderson Man for multiple charges Thursday. Robert M Sneed was charged with Terroristic Threatening 3rd Degree, Possession of a Firearm by ...

Troopers Seize Approximately ½ Pound of Meth after Arresting Kentucky Man

WMSK Staff

January 13th, 2017

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Gibson County – Last night Trooper Hunter Manning received information that Dennis Osborne, 47, of Grand River, KY, was a fugitive and was possibly in the Princeton area driving a white four door

Traffic Advisory

WMSK Staff

January 13th, 2017

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Traffic ADVISORY The freezing rain indicated on radar has only made it south of the Ohio River in Union County and Henderson County. Crews in those counties report pavement surface temperatures ...

Obituaries 01-13-17

WMSK Staff

January 13th, 2017

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Joan Omer, age 76 of Henderson formerly of Sturgis died Thursday 1/12/17 at her home. Funeral Service will be 2PM Monday 1/16/17 at Whitsell Funeral Home in Sturgis. Rev Jim Nicholson will ...

Kentucky Office of Homeland Security accepting grant applications

WMSK Staff

January 12th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (January 12, 2017) – The Kentucky Office of Homeland Security (KOHS) announced today they will accept applications for the federally-funded 2017 Homeland Security Grant ...

Flu Level Raised to Widespread in Kentucky

WMSK Staff

January 12th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 12, 2017) – The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) is raising the influenza (flu) level in the state from ...

Obituaries 1-11-17

WMSK Staff

January 11th, 2017

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Etta C. Gough, age 79 of Morganfield died Tuesday 1-10-17 at Lucy Smith King Care Center in Henderson. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Uniontown at 10:00AM

Obituaries 01-10-17

WMSK Staff

January 10th, 2017

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Rose Shouse, age 73 of Morganfield died Monday 1/9/17 at her home. Funeral Service will be 1PM Thursday 1/12/17 at Whitsell Funeral Home in Morganfield. Rev Terry Hargrove will officiate. ...

Kentucky State Police Employee recognized by Advocacy Groups.

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January 10th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 9, 2017) – A Kentucky State Police employee has been recognized by two advocacy groups for her work on behalf of domestic violence and sexual assault victims throughout

Wind Advisory in Effect to 6PM Tonight

WMSK Staff

January 10th, 2017

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…WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING… * TIMING…SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE TODAY. THE WINDY CONDITIONS WILL LAST THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON. * ...

Traffic Advisory in Union County

WMSK Staff

January 9th, 2017

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Traffic ADVISORY The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to close a section of KY 667 in UNION County during daylight hours TODAY through Friday. KY 667 will be closed to through traffic ...

Methodist Hospital Union County names Patrick Donahue’s Replacement.

WMSK Staff

January 9th, 2017

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Methodist Hospital welcomes new leadership in New Year Henderson, KY – Lynn Renee Steinwachs, a veteran healthcare administrator from Henderson, has been named to succeed Patrick S. Donahue as ...

Various Scams are ever present.

WMSK Staff

January 9th, 2017

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Union County Sheriff Deputy Jason Thomas wants to remind everyone that various scams are ever present. They still receive complaints daily. One of which is the IRS scam. Though would be scammers ...

Obituaries 01-09-17

WMSK Staff

January 9th, 2017

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Mary Catherine Sottong Lyon, age 84 of Morganfield died Thursday 01/05/17 at Morganfield Nursing and Rehab Center in Morganfield. Funeral Service will be 10AM Monday 1/9/17 at Sacred Heart ...

Obituaries 01-04-17

WMSK Staff

January 4th, 2017

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Craig Kimble Preston, age 60 of Uniontown died Monday 1/2/17 at his home. Funeral Service will be 10AM Thursday at Whitsell Funeral Home in Morganfield. Rev. Thomas Emerson will officiate. ...

Road Crews preparing for Winter Weather Today.

WMSK Staff

January 4th, 2017

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Traffic ADVISORY The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to pre-treat highways across about the northern third of Highway District 2 starting Wednesday morning, January 4, 2017. Crews will be ...

Union County Road Closure Starting Today

WMSK Staff

January 3rd, 2017

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Traffic ADVISORY The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to close a section of KY 667 in UNION County TODAY through Friday. KY 667 will be closed from the intersection with Highland Road at ...

Union County Grand Jury January 2017 Indictment

WMSK Staff

January 3rd, 2017

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During the January 2017 session, the Union County Grand Jury indicted one individual on various charges. The individual indicted Tuesday is as follows: Chadwick T. Gibson for Criminal Trespassing

Obituaries 01-03-17

WMSK Staff

January 3rd, 2017

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Norman D Felty, age 83 of Morganfield died Monday 1/2/17 at Henderson Nursing and Rehab Center. Funeral Services will be 1PM Wednesday 01/04/17 at Whitsell Funeral Home in Morganfield with Rev. ...

Obituaries 1-2-17

WMSK Staff

January 2nd, 2017

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Dorothy Wylene Buchanan , age 88 of Morganfield died Saturday 12-31-16 at Morganfield Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Morganfield. Funeral Service will be 1PM Monday 1-2-17 at Whitsell ...

Methodist Hospital Union County is Expanding and Relocating Emergency Room.

WMSK Staff

December 29th, 2016

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Methodist Hospital Union County to relocate and expand Emergency Room The Methodist Hospital board of directors has approved a $4.9 million project that will primarily focus on the relocation and

Expect Higher Kentucky State Police Presence on roadways during New Year Holiday.

WMSK Staff

December 29th, 2016

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December 28, 2016 – As the New Year holiday approaches, the Kentucky State Police will be out in full force to ensure the safety of the motoring public. Post 1 Troopers and Commercial ...

Obituaries 12-29-16

WMSK Staff

December 29th, 2016

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Michael Gatewood, age 64 of Henderson died Tuesday 12/27/16 at Methodist Hospital Henderson County. Funeral Services will be 1PM Thursday at Whitsell Funeral Home in Morganfield. Bro Randy Norman

Obituaries 12-28-16

WMSK Staff

December 28th, 2016

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James Joe Cepcar, age 70 of Corydon peacefully passed away on Saturday 12-24-16 at Methodist Hospital in Henderson. Funeral Services will be 11AM Friday at Whitsell Funeral Home in Morganfield. ...

Updated Water Over the Road Report for 12-27-16

WMSK Staff

December 27th, 2016

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Updated Water Over the Road Report as of 11:45AM Union County KY 492 at 10 mile marker in The Eagle Creek Area is OPEN US 60 at 23 to 24mm HIGH WATER at Edge of Pavement near Union-Henderson Co. ...

Water Over the Road Report for 12-27-16

WMSK Staff

December 27th, 2016

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Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Water Over the Road Report as of 8:45AM Union County KY 492 CLOSED at about the 10 mile marker in The Eagle Creek Area. This is between US 60 and McFall Rd near ...

A Lane Restriction on US 41 North Strip in Henderson starts today.

WMSK Staff

December 27th, 2016

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As a reminder, a contractor plans to restrict northbound traffic along the US 41 North Strip at HENDERSON on Tuesday & Wednesday, December 27 & 28, 2016. Keith Todd, Public Information ...

Obituaries 12-27-16

WMSK Staff

December 27th, 2016

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Sandy McCaw, age 69 of Sturgis died Saturday 12/24/16 at Methodist Hospital Union County in Morganfield. Funeral Services will be 11:00AM Wednesday at Whitsell Funeral Home in Sturgis. Bro Joey ...

Obituaries 12-21-16

WMSK Staff

December 21st, 2016

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Amy D’Anne Navrkal passed away Sunday 12-18-16 in Sturgis, Ky. Funeral Services will be 3pm Friday 12-23-16 at Sturgis Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Rev Victor Hassel will officiate. ...

Kentucky’s unemployment rate at 4.8 percent in November 2016

WMSK Staff

December 19th, 2016

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FRANKFORT, Ky. – Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate for November 2016 was 4.8 percent from a revised 5.1 percent in October 2016, according to the Office of ...

Obituaries 12-19-16

WMSK Staff

December 19th, 2016

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David S Shipley, age 77, of Henderson formerly Sturgis died December 13th. Funeral Services will be at 11AM on Monday at First United Methodist Church in Henderson with Rev. Jim Wofford, Ken ...

Obituaries 12-15-16

WMSK Staff

December 15th, 2016

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Darrell Wayne Lovell, 58, of Henderson passes away on Thursday 12-14-16 at his residence. Funeral Services will be Saturday at 1PM with Rev. Ray Buckman and Bro. Alex Lovell officiating at ...

Cabinet for Health and Family Services warn about Salmonella Infections on the rise.

WMSK Staff

December 14th, 2016

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Dec. 13, 2016) — Over the past few years, outbreaks of Salmonella infections associated with live poultry in backyard flocks have become more common in Kentucky and around the ...

Caseyville to get a New Branch Creek Bridge

WMSK Staff

December 14th, 2016

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Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Public Information Officer, Keith Todd, tell us that Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Engineers are working with a contractor to start to work at quickly as ...

Obituaries 12-14-16

WMSK Staff

December 14th, 2016

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Nancy Louise Rhea, age 72 of Morganfield passed away Monday 12/12/16 surrounded by her family at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Funeral Service will be 11AM Thursday at St. Peter Catholic in

Obituaries 12-12-16

WMSK Staff

December 12th, 2016

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Lottie Jo Allen, age 84 of Morganfield died Thurs 12/08/16 at Crittenden County Health and Rehabilitation. Funeral Services will be 1PM Tuesday at Whitsell Funeral home in Sturgis. Rev Wayne ...

Expect delays on Twin Bridges in Henderson

WMSK Staff

December 12th, 2016

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According to Keith Todd, Public Information Officer for Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, a contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans a daytime lane restriction on the US 41 Twin ...

Traffic Advisory for Union County

WMSK Staff

December 12th, 2016

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Keith Todd, Public Information Officer, for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet states that the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has closed a section of KY 1508 in Union County. Ky 1508 is closed ...

Obituaries 12-09-16

WMSK Staff

December 9th, 2016

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Cathy “Punkin” Courtney, age 50 of Morganfield, Ky died Thurs 12/08/2016 at Lucy Smith King Care Center in Henderson, KY. Funeral Services will be 1PM Sunday at Whitsell Funeral Home ...

Union County Grand Jury December 2016 Indictments

WMSK Staff

December 9th, 2016

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During the December 2016 session, the Union County Grand Jury indicted three individuals on various charges. The individuals indicted Tuesday are as follows: Craig A. Bolds for Abuse of Public ...

Former Morganfield Police Chief Arrested.

WMSK Staff

December 8th, 2016

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Late Thursday Morning Former Morganfield Police Chief Craig Bolds was arrested and charged with Abuse of Public Trust, Theft by Failure to Make Required Disposition(greater then $500), Theft by ...

Union County Law Enforcement Agencies are now Equipped to handle Accidental Exposures.

WMSK Staff

December 8th, 2016

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Local Enforcement Agencies with Union County received naloxone or “Narcan” through a grant from the Union County ASAP Board, according to Uniontown Chief Police Jeffery Hart. Hart ...

Obituaries 12-08-16

WMSK Staff

December 8th, 2016

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Allen Delaney Freer of Pride passed away peacefully at his home just 16 days shy of his 100th birthday. Funeral Services will be 11am Friday 12/09/16 at Whitsell Funeral Home in Sturgis. Daniel ...

Morganfield Man arrested after Traffic Accident in Uniontown

WMSK Staff

December 7th, 2016

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Uniontown Police Chief Jeff Hart tells WMSK that around 10:40AM this morning Uniontown Police Department drove up on a traffic Accident at 421 Mill Street. A 2005 Ford Pickup Truck driven by ...

Obituaries 12-06-16

WMSK Staff

December 6th, 2016

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Joseph Edward “Joey” Pogue, age 37 of Morganfield, Ky. died Saturday at Methodist Hospital in Henderson Ky. Funeral Services will be 1PM Wednesday at Whitsell Funeral Home In Morganfield. Bro ...

Obituaries 12/01/16

Tammy Hancock

December 1st, 2016

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Funeral announcement

Union County First looking for LUCKY Legacy Leadership Program participants

Tammy Hancock

December 1st, 2016

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Union County First is looking for participants in its LUCKY Legacy Leadership Program.

Department of Revenue Sets 2017-2018 Homestead Exemption

WMSK Staff

December 1st, 2016

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Dec. 1, 2016) - The maximum homestead exemption on real estate owned by qualified persons has been set at $37,600 for the 2017 and 2018 tax periods.

Body found in woods in Letcher County

WMSK Staff

December 1st, 2016

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ROXANA, Ky. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after they say a body was found in the woods in Letcher County.

Name released of man killed in Daviess Co. wreck

Tammy Hancock

December 1st, 2016

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Daviess County Coroner Jeff Jones has released the name of the victim killed in a two-vehicle wreck Wednesday morning in Daviess County.

Winter Weather Awareness Week December 1 – 7, 2016

WMSK Staff

December 1st, 2016

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov 30, 2016) - December 1 – 7, 2016, is Winter Weather Awareness Week in Kentucky.

Short Intermittent Work Zone Lane Restrictions along the Natcher Parkway in OHIO County starting TODAY

WMSK Staff

December 1st, 2016

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans intermittent lane restrictions along a section of the Natcher Parkway in OHIO County starting TODAY.

Evansville man charged with two eastside business robberies

Tammy Hancock

December 1st, 2016

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Alleged to have robbed a Walmart Neighborhood Market and Walgreens Pharmacy

Christmas in the Park Opening Friday in Downtown Henderson’s Central Park

Tammy Hancock

December 1st, 2016

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The 31st annual Christmas in the Park celebration in downtown Henderson’s historic Central Park will officially open with the tree lighting ceremony Friday. According to City of Henderson ...

Beshear: Three Hopkinsville Men Sentenced for Sexual Assault of Minor

WMSK Staff

December 1st, 2016

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Fourth man to be sentenced March 7

The Latest: Dolly Parton sets up fund for wildfire victims

WMSK Staff

December 1st, 2016

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The Latest: Dolly Parton sets up fund for wildfire victims

Kentucky Department of Insurance, NAIC Launch Nationwide Life Insurance Policy Locator Tool

WMSK Staff

December 1st, 2016

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Tool’s search capability allows Kentuckians to find and claim lost policies

Some Ky. farmers may be eligible for drought-related aid

WMSK Staff

December 1st, 2016

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Agriculture officials say farmers in 10 southeastern Kentucky counties may be eligible for federal aid as part of an agricultural disaster declaration due to the drought.

KSP Charges Boyle Co. Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

WMSK Staff

November 30th, 2016

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KSP Charges Boyle Co. Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

Sebree attorney among Governor Bevin’s appointments to state boards and commissions

Tammy Hancock

November 30th, 2016

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A Webster County attorney is among Governor Matt Bevin’s appointments to state boards and commissions.

At least 7 injured in school bus crash in Hazard

WMSK Staff

November 30th, 2016

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HAZARD, Ky. (AP) — Officials say at least seven people have been injured in a school bus crash in Hazard.

4th arrest made in slayings of 2 Louisville teenage brothers

WMSK Staff

November 30th, 2016

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A 19-year-old man is now the fourth person facing murder charges in the slayings of two teenagers who were tied up and stabbed weeks after investigators believe they ...

One Dead in Two-Vehicle Wreck in Daviess County

Tammy Hancock

November 30th, 2016

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One person is dead after a two-vehicle wreck this morning in Daviess County.

Ohio County Drug Arrest

WMSK Staff

November 30th, 2016

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Ohio County Drug Arrest

NBC boss and hit-making producer Grant Tinker dies at age 90

WMSK Staff

November 30th, 2016

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NEW YORK (AP) — Grant Tinker, who brought "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and other hits to the screen as a producer and a network boss, has died.

Pat Donahue, Methodist Hospital Union County Vice President/Administrator, announces retirement plans

Tammy Hancock

November 30th, 2016

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After serving as the Administrator of Methodist Hospital Union County since 1986, Patrick “Pat” Donahue has announced he will retire as of December 31, 2016.

Unemployment rate fell in Union Co. between October 2015 and October 2016

Tammy Hancock

November 30th, 2016

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Unemployment rates fell in 82 Kentucky counties, including Union, between October 2015 and October 2016, rose in 33 and stayed the same in five counties, according to the Kentucky Office of ...

Deadly, destructive wildfires ravage Tennessee tourism town

WMSK Staff

November 30th, 2016

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GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee tourist mecca is emerging from the smoke, charred and vacant.

AP FACT CHECK: TV personality Sherri Shepherd isn’t dead

WMSK Staff

January 17th, 2017

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The Associated Press Sherri Shepherd is alive despite a story shared on social media claiming the television personality suffered a fatal heart attack last month. The story posted by ...

Traffic ADVISORY – KYTC Closes a section of KY 667 in UNION County during daylight hours TODAY through Friday.

WMSK Staff

January 17th, 2017

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to close a section of KY 667 in UNION County during daylight hours TODAY through Friday. KY 667 will be closed to through traffic between the ...

GRADD 2017 Legislative Breakfast

WMSK Staff

January 17th, 2017

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The public is invited to attend a Regional Legislative Breakfast hosted by the Green River Area Development District (GRADD) on Saturday, January 21, 2017. This free event will be held at the ...

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