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GRDHD Reports 36 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

GRDHD Reports 36 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

Bill Stephens

July 9th, 2020

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On Thursday, July 9, 2020, the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 36 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases – 14 in Daviess County, 2 in Hancock County, 12 in Henderson County, 4 in Ohio County and 4 in Webster County. The total number of reported […]

Gov. Beshear Announces $36.2 Million in CARES Act Funding for Local Health Departments

Gov. Beshear Announces $36.2 Million in CARES Act Funding for Local Health Departments

Bill Stephens

July 9th, 2020

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Sixty-one local and regional health departments eligible for COVID-19-related expense reimbursements FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 9, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear today announced $36.2 million in additional Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding for 61 of the commonwealth’s local and regional health departments. The […]

Troopers Investigating Fatal Wreck in Henderson County

Troopers Investigating Fatal Wreck in Henderson County

Bill Stephens

July 9th, 2020

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HENDERSON, Ky. (July 8, 2020) Kentucky State Police Post 16 – Henderson received a call regarding a two-vehicle collision on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 around 2:50 PM. Collision Reconstructionist Trooper Josh Turner responded to the scene, which was located in the 11000 block on US 41-Alternate, south […]

Trump aside, McConnell becomes GOP’s preacher on masks

Trump aside, McConnell becomes GOP’s preacher on masks

Bill Stephens

July 9th, 2020

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is emerging as the GOP’s mask spokesman. President Donald Trump may resist appearing masked in public. But in stops across his home state of Kentucky, McConnell is not only showing up with his face covered. He is […]

CARDINALS ANNOUNCE 60-GAME SCHEDULE FOR 2020 SEASON

CARDINALS ANNOUNCE 60-GAME SCHEDULE FOR 2020 SEASON

Bill Stephens

July 9th, 2020

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CARDINALS ANNOUNCE 60-GAME SCHEDULE FOR 2020 SEASON Team to Open Season July 24 at Busch Stadium vs. Pirates; Play First Ever Major League Game in Iowa as part of “MLB at Field of Dreams” Against White Sox ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The St. Louis Cardinals, in conjunction […]

AAA: Vehicular Heatstroke Risk Heightens as Temperatures Rise

AAA: Vehicular Heatstroke Risk Heightens as Temperatures Rise

Bill Stephens

July 9th, 2020

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Warmer temperatures mean an increased risk of death for children, pets With hot temperatures in the forecast in the coming days and weeks, AAA East Central advises parents, caregivers, and pet owners to be especially vigilant about keeping children and pets safe from vehicular heatstroke. […]

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Bill Stephens

July 9th, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 8, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Wednesday updated Kentuckians on the state’s continued efforts to fight the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). “I hope you had a good Fourth of July weekend, but I hope it was safe, and it’s important that it was […]

Kentucky gov: New requirements coming as COVID-19 cases rise

Kentucky gov: New requirements coming as COVID-19 cases rise

Bill Stephens

July 9th, 2020

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear is promising new health requirements after the state recorded a second-straight day of increased COVID-19 cases. Kentucky reported 402 new cases on Wednesday and 371 on Tuesday. Those are two of the highest days of daily cases […]

New laws go into effect next week

New laws go into effect next week

Bill Stephens

July 8th, 2020

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FRANKFORT — Most new laws approved during this year’s regular session of the Kentucky General Assembly will go into effect on Wednesday, July 15. That means voters will be asked to show a photo ID at the polls, veterinarians will be allowed to make a […]

KSP Enters ‘Best Looking Cruiser’ Contest

KSP Enters ‘Best Looking Cruiser’ Contest

Bill Stephens

July 8th, 2020

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KSP Asks for Public’s Support to Vote FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 7, 2020) – KSP seeks the national title for ‘Best Looking Cruiser’ and needs your vote in the American Association of State Troopers (AAST) annual contest. Competing against state law enforcement agencies across the U.S., […]

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Bill Stephens

July 7th, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 7, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Tuesday updated Kentuckians on the state’s continued efforts to fight the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). “This remains a very serious global health challenge. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s foremost infectious disease expert, said only yesterday that we […]

GRDHD Reports 24 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

GRDHD Reports 24 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

Bill Stephens

July 6th, 2020

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On Monday July 6, 2020 the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 24 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases – 5 in Daviess County, 4 in Henderson County, 11 in Ohio County, 1 in Union County, and 3 in Webster County since July 3, 2020. The […]

KYTC Reminds Drivers to Obey Posted Speed Limits

KYTC Reminds Drivers to Obey Posted Speed Limits

Bill Stephens

July 6th, 2020

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Stop Speeding Before it Stops You FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 6, 2020) –  As the Commonwealth reopens and traffic continues to increase, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s (KYTC) Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) is reminding drivers to ‘Stop Speeding Before it Stops You.’ “Speeding is 100% preventable and obeying […]

Judge Grants Statewide Temporary Restraining Order Against Some of Governor Beshear’s COVID-19 Executive Orders Following Lawsuit by Attorney General Cameron and Kentucky Businesses

Judge Grants Statewide Temporary Restraining Order Against Some of Governor Beshear’s COVID-19 Executive Orders Following Lawsuit by Attorney General Cameron and Kentucky Businesses

Bill Stephens

July 3rd, 2020

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Restraining order applies to Governor Beshear’s executive orders related to childcare centers and automobile racetracks FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 3, 2020) – Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced today that a Boone Circuit Judge entered a temporary restraining order against some of Governor Andy Beshear’s COVID-19 executive orders, […]

GRDHD Reports 9 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

GRDHD Reports 9 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

Bill Stephens

July 3rd, 2020

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On Friday July 3, 2020 the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 9 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases – 2 in Daviess County, 4 in Henderson County, 1 in McLean County, 1 in Ohio County, and 1 in Webster County. The total number of reported […]