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Signs of progress coming for future I-165 designation

Signs of progress coming for future I-165 designation

Bill Stephens

September 5th, 2018

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KYTC and FHWA officials announce agreement that accelerates plan to sign Natcher Parkway MADISONVILLE, Ky. (Sept. 5, 2018) – Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) Secretary Greg Thomas today announced a joint-agreement with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to move forward on securing signage that designates the […]

Archaeology events planned in September

Archaeology events planned in September

Bill Stephens

September 4th, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Two family-friendly archaeology events are scheduled in Kentucky this month. The Kentucky Heritage Council says Living Archaeology Weekend will be held Sept. 22 at Gladie Visitor Center in the Red River Gorge area of Daniel Boone National Forest. It will feature […]

Traffic ADVISORY – Southbound Lane Restriction on US 41 Twin Bridges between Evansville & Henderson on TUESDAY, SEPT 4

Traffic ADVISORY – Southbound Lane Restriction on US 41 Twin Bridges between Evansville & Henderson on TUESDAY, SEPT 4

Bill Stephens

August 31st, 2018

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans a SOUTHBOUND lane restriction on the US 41 Twin Bridges between Evansville and Henderson on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. The Henderson County Highway Maintenance Crew has been using a boom mower in the median area to cut grass and brush […]

At Evansville Rally, Trump Urges Indiana Voters to Unseat Sen. Donnelly

At Evansville Rally, Trump Urges Indiana Voters to Unseat Sen. Donnelly

Bill Stephens

August 31st, 2018

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Casting the midterms as a referendum on his agenda, President Donald Trump urged Indiana voters to unseat Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly, saying the vulnerable Democrat is “not going to vote for us on anything.” Trump, who is kicking up his campaign […]

Governor Proclaims September as Preparedness Month

Governor Proclaims September as Preparedness Month

Bill Stephens

August 30th, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (August 30, 2018) – In conjunction with National Preparedness Month, Gov. Matt Bevin has proclaimed September as Preparedness Month in Kentucky. Kentucky Emergency Management urges Kentuckians to “BE AWARE – BE PREPARED – HAVE A PLAN – MAKE A KIT.” Visit https://www.ready.gov/september for […]

Kentucky nonconference schedule includes visit to Louisville

Kentucky nonconference schedule includes visit to Louisville

Bill Stephens

August 24th, 2018

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky will visit rival Louisville as part of its nonconference schedule. The Wildcats will play the Cardinals on Dec. 29 in the series’ return to a Saturday date after consecutive weekday contests. Kentucky hosts neighboring Transylvania (Oct. 26) and Indiana University-Pennsylvania […]

Traffic ADVISORY – UPDATE on Daytime Work Zone Lane Restriction Planned on US 41 Twin Bridges at Henderson August 21-24

Traffic ADVISORY – UPDATE on Daytime Work Zone Lane Restriction Planned on US 41 Twin Bridges at Henderson August 21-24

Bill Stephens

August 21st, 2018

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UPDATE on Daytime Work Zone Lane Restriction Planned on US 41 Twin Bridges at Henderson August 21-24 Due to a mechanical issue with the Under Bridge Inspection Vehicle (UBIV), the lane restriction planned for today on the Northbound lanes of the US 41 Twin Bridges […]

Kentucky law enforcement joins national crackdown to reduce impaired driving fatalities

Kentucky law enforcement joins national crackdown to reduce impaired driving fatalities

Bill Stephens

August 17th, 2018

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‘‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ runs Aug. 17-Sept. 3 FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 17, 2017) – As the Labor Day weekend approaches, families and friends are making plans to celebrate the end of the summer. Sadly, this festive time has also become a dangerous time […]

Gov. Bevin Orders Flags to Half-Staff Saturday in Honor of Korean War Serviceman PFC Joe Elmore

Gov. Bevin Orders Flags to Half-Staff Saturday in Honor of Korean War Serviceman PFC Joe Elmore

Bill Stephens

August 17th, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 17, 2018) – Gov. Matt Bevin has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, in honor of a Kentucky serviceman who was killed in action during the Korean War but whose remains […]

New Immunization Requirements for 2018-2019 School Year

New Immunization Requirements for 2018-2019 School Year

Bill Stephens

August 2nd, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 1, 2018) – As students prepare to head back to school this month, the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), reminds parents and caregivers to make sure children and teens are up-to-date on […]

Gov. Bevin Recognizes the Sacrifice of a Kentucky Soldier Returned from the Korean War

Gov. Bevin Recognizes the Sacrifice of a Kentucky Soldier Returned from the Korean War

Bill Stephens

August 2nd, 2018

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PFC Joe Elmore, of Bowling Green, was killed in action in December 1950 FRANKFORT, Ky. (August 1, 2018) – Gov. Matt Bevin today recognized the sacrifice of a Kentucky soldier who died in the Korean War, but whose remains have just been positively identified and […]

REP. SUZANNE MILES JOINS OTHER HOUSE REPUBLICANS IN EXPRESSING OPPOSITION TO PROPOSED ANTI-AGRICULTURE RULE

REP. SUZANNE MILES JOINS OTHER HOUSE REPUBLICANS IN EXPRESSING OPPOSITION TO PROPOSED ANTI-AGRICULTURE RULE

Bill Stephens

July 23rd, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. – Representative Suzanne Miles of Owensboro has joined other Western Kentucky legislators in sending a letter to the Food and Drug Administration urging them to reject a rule under consideration which would severely undermine Kentucky’s signature tobacco industry. Representatives Suzanne Miles, Richard Heath, […]

Tornado Watch Issued for WMSK Listening Area

Bill Stephens

July 20th, 2018

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TORNADO WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WT 294 NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK 620 PM CDT FRI JUL 20 2018 TORNADO WATCH 294 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 200 AM CDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS KYC001-003-005-007-009-017-021-027-029-031-033-035-039-045-047- 049-053-055-057-059-061-067-073-075-079-083-085-087-091-093-097- 099-101-103-105-107-111-113-123-137-139-141-143-145-149-151-155- 157-163-167-169-171-177-179-181-183-185-207-209-211-213-215-217- 219-221-223-225-227-229-233-239-210700- /O.NEW.KWNS.TO.A.0294.180720T2320Z-180721T0700Z/ KY . KENTUCKY COUNTIES INCLUDED […]

Franklin County Circuit Court strikes down public pension bill

Franklin County Circuit Court strikes down public pension bill

Bill Stephens

June 22nd, 2018

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FRANKFORT — State Senator Dorsey Ridley, D-Henderson, says yesterday’s ruling by the Franklin County Circuit Court striking down Senate Bill 151, the public pension bill, was the right decision. The bill was found to be “unconstitutional and void.” Franklin County Circuit Court Judge Phillip Shepherd […]

Closure on KY 758 in UNION County on THURSDAY, June 21st

Closure on KY 758 in UNION County on THURSDAY, June 21st

Bill Stephens

June 20th, 2018

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A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to close a section of KY 758 in UNION County on Thursday, June 21, 2018. KY 758 will be closed near the 8 mile marker to allow a cross drain to be replaced. This closure site is […]