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Gov. Beshear: Positivity Rate Declines Again as Vaccinations Increase

Bill Stephens

March 23rd, 2021

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Governor also updates Kentuckians on declining COVID-19 cases, deaths in the state’s long-term care facilities FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 22, 2021) – On Monday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced the state’s lowest positivity rate since July 3, 2020, and updated Kentuckians on COVID-19 vaccinations. “We’ve come too far […]

Blood Drive at First Baptist Church

Bridget Burcham

August 19th, 2020

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Earle C. Clements Job Corps Academy donates to Union County Senior Services

Bridget Burcham

August 19th, 2020

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The Earle C. Clements Job Corps Academy Food Service department recently donated several food items to the Union County Senior Services.  With the continued absence of students, the center was able to donate several pantry stock food items.  “We do not want food to be […]

KSP Accepting Applications for Telecommunicator

KSP Accepting Applications for Telecommunicator

Bill Stephens

August 13th, 2020

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HENDERSON, Ky. (August 12, 2020)–Kentucky State Police is now accepting applications for the position of Police Telecommunicator I for Post 16 in Henderson which serves Henderson, Union, Daviess, Hancock, Ohio and McLean Counties.  Interested applicants should visit the website: https://personnel.ky.gov              Requirements Must be 18 years of age […]

Scam Alert from the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office

Scam Alert from the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office

Bill Stephens

August 3rd, 2020

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The Sheriff’s Office has received several complaints this week concerning a new twist on the popular Social Security scam. The scammers are caller-ID spoofing local phone numbers and claiming to be from the Evansville Social Security Administration office. The scammers claim they need to verify […]

GRDHD Reports 1 Death and 22 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

GRDHD Reports 1 Death and 22 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

Bill Stephens

August 3rd, 2020

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On Monday, August 3, 2020 the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 22 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases – 9 in Daviess County, 2 in Hancock County, 5 in Henderson County, 1 in McLean, 1 in Ohio County, 1 in Union County, and 3 in […]

Lane Closures on U.S. 41 for Inspection on the Twin Bridges in Henderson

Lane Closures on U.S. 41 for Inspection on the Twin Bridges in Henderson

Bill Stephens

August 3rd, 2020

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (August 3, 2020) – Lane closures will be in place on the U.S. 41 Twin Bridges from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. beginning today. Weekend lane closures will be from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  The closures are necessary for the bridge inspection. This work is […]

Eastbound 10-foot Lane Beginning Monday morning on U.S. 60 in Union County

Eastbound 10-foot Lane Beginning Monday morning on U.S. 60 in Union County

Bill Stephens

August 2nd, 2020

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Work scheduled for completion on Wednesday MADISONVILLE, Ky. (July 31, 2020) – The work currently underway on U.S. 60 in Union County will include a 10-foot lane for the eastbound direction. The 10-foot lane will be in place on Monday morning (Aug. 3) and will remain in place […]

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Bill Stephens

August 2nd, 2020

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​​​FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 1, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Saturday updated Kentuckians on the state’s continuing efforts to fight the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). Case InformationAs of  4 p.m. Aug. 1, Gov. Beshear said there were at least 30,723 coronavirus cases in Kentucky, 572 of […]

GRDHD Reports 16 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

GRDHD Reports 16 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

Bill Stephens

August 2nd, 2020

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On Saturday, August 1, 2020 the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 16 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases – 8 in Daviess County, 1 in Hancock County, 2 in Henderson County, 1 in Ohio County, and 4 in Union County. The total number of reported […]

TODAY’S BREWERS-CARDINALS GAME RESCHEDULED

TODAY’S BREWERS-CARDINALS GAME RESCHEDULED

Bill Stephens

July 31st, 2020

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Today’s scheduled game between the Milwaukee Brewers and the St. Louis Cardinals at Miller Parkhas been rescheduled as part of a traditional doubleheader on Sunday, August 2nd at 1:10 p.m. (CT). Therescheduling as a result of two positive COVID-19 tests in the Cardinals’ organization is […]

GRDHD Reports 18 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

GRDHD Reports 18 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

Bill Stephens

July 31st, 2020

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On Friday, July 31, 2020 the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 18 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases – 8 in Daviess County, 3 in Hancock County, 5 in Henderson County, 1 in Union County, and 1 in Webster County. The total number of reported […]

Security breach detected in Kentucky’s unemployment system

Security breach detected in Kentucky’s unemployment system

Bill Stephens

July 30th, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — State technology workers are trying to determine the cause of another security breach in Kentucky’s unemployment system. The state Labor Cabinet says the problem was discovered Monday after a claimant saw another person’s information while navigating his own unemployment application. The […]

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Bill Stephens

July 30th, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 29, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Wednesday updated Kentuckians on the state’s continuing efforts to fight the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). “The commonwealth is at war with the coronavirus. It’s going to take how long it takes. But we know if we […]

Junior Achievement Working to Alleviate Students’ Top Concerns About Their Future

Bill Stephens

July 29th, 2020

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Owensboro, KY – Junior Achievement (JA) is working to inspire and prepare students for their futures, even as a new survey from JA by the research firm ENGINE Insights shows that many teens are concerned about their future, given the current state of the world. The top […]