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Kentucky lawmaker won’t resign; says assault claim false

Kentucky lawmaker won’t resign; says assault claim false

WMSK Staff

December 13th, 2017

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Republican state representative in Kentucky says a woman’s claim that he sexually assaulted her in 2013 has no merit and he won’t resign. Dan Johnson made the announcement at his church on Tuesday, a day after the Kentucky Center for […]

…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 4 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON…

…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 4 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON…

WMSK Staff

December 13th, 2017

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…Windy conditions expected today… .Deep low pressure will move from the Upper Midwest southeast to the Ohio Valley region today. Strong and gusty southwest winds will occur out ahead of an approaching cold front associated with the low pressure system. The National Weather Service in […]

Henderson Community College Holiday Schedule and Open Enrollment Opportunity  

Henderson Community College Holiday Schedule and Open Enrollment Opportunity  

WMSK Staff

December 11th, 2017

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Henderson Community College Holiday Schedule and Open Enrollment Opportunity   (Henderson) KY- Henderson Community College will be closed beginning Monday, December 18, 2017 and will reopen at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, January 2, 2018.   Henderson Community College will be hosting an Open Enrollment session […]

Indiana coach remembers team killed in 1977 crash

WMSK Staff

December 11th, 2017

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A former University of Evansville assistant basketball coach says he’s still haunted 40 years after a plane crash in southwestern Indiana killed all members of the school’s men’s basketball team. Stafford Stephenson tells the Courier and Press he was one of […]

Eagle Watch Weekends Available At Kentucky State Parks

Eagle Watch Weekends Available At Kentucky State Parks

WMSK Staff

December 8th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. – (Dec. 8, 2017) –  A unique Kentucky State Park tradition – Eagle Watch Weekends – will be offered once again in January and February 2018. The park system sponsors this wildlife-watching opportunity as bald eagles gather around the major lakes of western Kentucky […]

State Urges Propane Customers to Plan for Winter

State Urges Propane Customers to Plan for Winter

WMSK Staff

December 8th, 2017

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Inventories of U.S. heating oil and propane are lower this year  FRANKFORT, Ky. (Dec. 7, 2017) – The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet (EEC) and Kentucky’s propane industry want Kentuckians to be prepared to meet their home heating demands this winter. “Weather is a dominant influence in […]

GOP House members ask Kentucky governor not to call session

GOP House members ask Kentucky governor not to call session

WMSK Staff

December 7th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky GOP House members are asking Republican Gov. Matt Bevin not to call a special legislative session on pension reform before the end of the year. The Courier Journal reports that a large majority of House Republicans sent a letter making […]

Homecare Products to Expand EZ-ACCESS Operation in Morganfield

Homecare Products to Expand EZ-ACCESS Operation in Morganfield

WMSK Staff

December 7th, 2017

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Ramp producer will create 10 full-time jobs   Homecare Products Inc., a producer of portable and modular ramps that operates under the name EZ-ACCESS, will invest $650,000 and create 10 full-time jobs with the expansion of its facility in Morganfield, Kyndle announced today.   The […]

KSP Offers Winter Driving Tips to Motorists

KSP Offers Winter Driving Tips to Motorists

WMSK Staff

December 7th, 2017

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HENDERSON, Ky. – (December 05, 2017) – The Tristate may experience its first dusting to a blanket of snow for the season later Friday night and into Saturday morning. Not only does snow and ice cause travel issues but now the influx of temperatures hold […]

State releases county unemployment data for October 2017  

State releases county unemployment data for October 2017  

WMSK Staff

December 1st, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 30, 2017) –  Unemployment rates fell in 88 Kentucky counties, stayed the same in ten and rose in 22 counties between October 2016 and October 2017, according to the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS), an agency of the Kentucky Education […]

Kentucky farm income rebounds from 2016 levels

Kentucky farm income rebounds from 2016 levels

WMSK Staff

December 1st, 2017

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Agricultural economists say farm income in Kentucky has rebounded from 2016 levels, but remains well below record figures earlier in the decade. The University of Kentucky ag economists on Thursday predicted 2017 farm cash receipts to reach $5.6 billion, which would […]

Christmas holiday events offered at Kentucky parks

Christmas holiday events offered at Kentucky parks

WMSK Staff

November 21st, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky State Parks system is gearing up for the Christmas season by offering candlelight tours, special meals and entertainment. Parks officials say special Christmas tours are planned at such historic homes as Waveland, White Hall and My Old Kentucky Home. […]

KSP Stepping Up Enforcement Over the Thanksgiving Holiday

KSP Stepping Up Enforcement Over the Thanksgiving Holiday

WMSK Staff

November 21st, 2017

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A Significant Amount of Travelers are Expected to Hit the Roads     HENDERSON, Ky. – (November 20, 2017) — Historically, the Thanksgiving Holiday travel is one of the busiest and deadliest holidays of the year.  AAA estimates nearly 51 million travelers will journey 50 […]

Evansville-area methamphetamine drug trafficking organization dismantled – US Attroney’s Ofiice

Evansville-area methamphetamine drug trafficking organization dismantled – US Attroney’s Ofiice

WMSK Staff

November 16th, 2017

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Evansville – United States Attorney Josh Minkler today announced federal criminal charges against 14 individuals for their role in a large-scale methamphetamine trafficking ring. “Drug dealing fuels much of the violence that plagues many of our communities,” said Minkler. “My goal is to make Evansville […]

State Budget Director Calls for Cavanaugh Macdonald to Redo KTRS Pension Bill Analysis

State Budget Director Calls for Cavanaugh Macdonald to Redo KTRS Pension Bill Analysis

WMSK Staff

November 14th, 2017

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State Budget Director Calls for Cavanaugh Macdonald to Redo KTRS Pension Bill Analysis FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 14, 2017) – State Budget Director John Chilton will call upon Cavanaugh Macdonald to redo its analysis of the Teacher Retirement System (TRS) pension bill utilizing a more appropriate set of […]