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KSP Needs Your Help to Locate Escapee

KSP Needs Your Help to Locate Escapee

WMSK Staff

April 25th, 2017

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Madisonville, Ky.(April 24, 2017) – The Kentucky State Police Post 2 is requesting the assistance of the public in locating an inmate that escaped custody in Webster County and is now on the run. On April 24, 2017, at or around 1145 hours, Jack Wayne […]

W.C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival Announces 2017 Music Lineup

W.C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival Announces 2017 Music Lineup

WMSK Staff

April 24th, 2017

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(HENDERSON, Ky.) April 24, 2017 – The music lineup for the 27th annual W.C. Handy Blues and Barbecue Festival was released last week. This year’s artists will perform on stage in Audubon Mill Park on the Henderson riverfront June 14-17, with downtown Handy Happy Hours […]

Inspired by own family, Kentucky gov. tackles foster system

Inspired by own family, Kentucky gov. tackles foster system

WMSK Staff

April 24th, 2017

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ADAM BEAM, Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s Republican governor wants to overhaul the state’s troubled child-welfare system, inspired by his own family’s failed attempt to adopt a young girl. Gov. Matt Bevin wants to mobilize Kentucky’s churches to foster and adopt the state’s […]

Annual unemployment rates fell in 86 Kentucky counties in 2016

Annual unemployment rates fell in 86 Kentucky counties in 2016

WMSK Staff

April 24th, 2017

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EDITOR’S NOTE: 2016 and 2015 county annual unemployment rate charts are included. Woodford County’s 3.2% lowest annual rate in state FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 24, 2017) — Annual unemployment rates decreased in 86 Kentucky counties in 2016 compared to 2015, rose in 26 and stayed the […]

Land Between the Lakes offers event on astronomy

Land Between the Lakes offers event on astronomy

WMSK Staff

April 24th, 2017

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GOLDEN POND, Ky. (AP) — People interested in astronomy and the total solar eclipse coming up this summer can learn more at an event this week at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. West Kentucky Amateur Astronomers will host the event Saturday at the […]

Traffic ADVISORY -Nighttime Lane Restriction Continues on Northbound Bi-State Memorial Twin Bridge

Traffic ADVISORY -Nighttime Lane Restriction Continues on Northbound Bi-State Memorial Twin Bridge

WMSK Staff

April 22nd, 2017

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Due to rain in the forecast for tonight there will be no northbound lane restriction on the US 41 Twin Bridges between Henderson and Evansville tonight, April 21, 2017 Northbound motorists traveling the US 41 Twin Bridges at Henderson and Evansville should be prepared to […]

Kenergy Denies It Is Responcible for Q Wireless Interference Issues

Kenergy Denies It Is Responcible for Q Wireless Interference Issues

WMSK Staff

April 21st, 2017

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Kenergy says it has come to their attention that Q Wireless, a local internet provider, has stated their recent interference issues are the result of equipment installed by Kenergy. Kenergy Spokesman Kyle Heavrin says the Coop maintains and operates all of its equipment in strict […]

Volunteers recognized during National Healthcare Volunteer Week

Volunteers recognized during National Healthcare Volunteer Week

WMSK Staff

April 21st, 2017

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In honor of National Healthcare Volunteer Week, celebrated the week of April 23, Methodist Hospital and Methodist Hospital Union County would like to thank all of the volunteers who give of their time and talents to benefit our patients, family members and visitors. Both Nettie […]

I-69 Ohio River Crossing Open House Held in Evansville

I-69 Ohio River Crossing Open House Held in Evansville

WMSK Staff

April 21st, 2017

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Additional open houses planned for this summer EVANSVILLE, Ind. (April 21, 2017) – A second open house for the I-69 Ohio River Crossing (I-69 ORX) was held Thursday evening in Evansville. Members of the community were invited to attend the open house at Cedar Hall […]

Unused Prescription Drug Disposal Scheduled For April 29, 2017  – KSP

Unused Prescription Drug Disposal Scheduled For April 29, 2017 – KSP

WMSK Staff

April 21st, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 20. 2017) The Kentucky State Police is teaming up with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) to encourage citizens to remove potentially dangerous medicines from their homes and dispose of them safely as part of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on April […]

City of Morganfield Spring Cleanup April 24-May 12, 2017

City of Morganfield Spring Cleanup April 24-May 12, 2017

WMSK Staff

April 21st, 2017

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Spring Cleanup for Morganfield’s Tri County Waste Customers, April 24 – May 12, 2017. Tri County Waste (270)333-3666 will collect large items such as TV’s, microwaves, business, or office equipment, mattresses and other furniture. State Law Prohibits Tri County Waste from picking up items listed […]

Union County Board of Education Approves the UCLA Consolidation/Centralized Preschool Plan

Union County Board of Education Approves the UCLA Consolidation/Centralized Preschool Plan

WMSK Staff

April 21st, 2017

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Superintendent Patricia Sheffer presented a PowerPoint Presentation at the Union County Board of Education Meeting and Malinda Beauchamp, Public Relations Coordinator, released this information, The Union County Board of Education heard a budget and staffing report Thursday night from Superintendent Patricia Sheffer during the regular […]

Uniontown Man Arrested for Allegedly breaking into Uniontown Food Mart

Uniontown Man Arrested for Allegedly breaking into Uniontown Food Mart

WMSK Staff

April 21st, 2017

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Union County Sheriff Deputy Jason Thomas tells WMSK that in the early morning hours of April 20th, the Union County Sheriff Office investigated a burglary at the Uniontown Food Mart on Mill at 3rd Street. Several thousands dollars in merchandise were stolen and the business […]

Kentucky’s unemployment rate remains at 5 percent in March 2017

Kentucky’s unemployment rate remains at 5 percent in March 2017

WMSK Staff

April 20th, 2017

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March 2017 state rate lower than last March’s 5.1 percent FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 20, 2017) – Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary March unemployment rate remained unchanged from February at 5 percent, according to the Office of Employment and Training (OET), an agency of the Kentucky Education […]

Ex-Carlisle teacher pleads not guilty to sex charges

Ex-Carlisle teacher pleads not guilty to sex charges

WMSK Staff

April 20th, 2017

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BARDWELL, Ky. (AP) — A former Carlisle County teacher has pleaded not guilty to having an inappropriate relationship with a student. The Paducah Sun reports (http://bit.ly/2ouLqRt) 29-year-old Zachary Sims pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of unlawful use of electronic means to induce a minor […]