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AAA: Kentucky Gas Prices Drop Ahead of Thanksgiving

AAA: Kentucky Gas Prices Drop Ahead of Thanksgiving

Bill Stephens

November 23rd, 2020

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Gas prices in West Central Kentucky are four cents cheaper this week at $1.855, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. This week’s average prices: Western Central KY Average                             $1.855Average price during the week […]

Silver Bells & the Season of Giving

Silver Bells & the Season of Giving

Bill Stephens

November 23rd, 2020

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The District Long Term Care Ombudsman Program invites individuals and organizations in the GRADD area to contribute to the 2020 Silver Bells project. Due to COVID-19, monetary donations are requested for the purchase of items to fill holiday gift bags for delivery to two personal care homes […]

Department of Revenue Sets 2021-2022 Homestead Exemption

Department of Revenue Sets 2021-2022 Homestead Exemption

Bill Stephens

November 23rd, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (November 23, 2020) – The Kentucky Department of Revenue (DOR) has set the maximum homestead exemption on real estate owned by qualified individuals at $40,500 for the 2021 and 2022 tax periods. By statute, the amount of the homestead exemption is recalculated every two […]

Kentucky State Police Hopes Shoppers Fill Their Carts ‘Beary’ Full

Kentucky State Police Hopes Shoppers Fill Their Carts ‘Beary’ Full

Bill Stephens

November 23rd, 2020

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Black Friday Sale Supports Trooper Teddy Project FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 23, 2020) — It’s nearly Black Friday and the Kentucky State Police (KSP) hope shoppers will include a Trooper Teddy Bear on their Christmas list this year. The bears go on sale Thanksgiving night at 6 […]

AG, private school sue over order closing in-person classes

AG, private school sue over order closing in-person classes

Bill Stephens

November 23rd, 2020

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron has joined a private school in a lawsuit against Gov. Andy Beshear, arguing that a school closure order not only violated state law but also the First Amendment. Earlier this week, the Democratic governor announced that […]

Gov. Beshear Reports Highest Week Ever for COVID-19 Cases

Gov. Beshear Reports Highest Week Ever for COVID-19 Cases

Bill Stephens

November 23rd, 2020

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Weekly case count surpasses previous record by 3,766 cases FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 22, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear announced 2,194 new cases and said today’s COVID-19 case report is the highest ever for a Sunday. The second highest Sunday was Oct. 25, when the Governor reported […]

Supreme Court amends court operations statewide to address escalating COVID cases

Supreme Court amends court operations statewide to address escalating COVID cases

Bill Stephens

November 20th, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky., Nov. 20, 2020 – The Supreme Court has issued new mandates to govern court operations as nearly all 120 Kentucky counties are now in the COVID-19 red zone. Citing the news that 250,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 and health-care resources are becoming overwhelmed, Chief […]

Kentucky State Police Encourage Citizens to ‘Buckle Up’ During Thanksgiving Travel

Kentucky State Police Encourage Citizens to ‘Buckle Up’ During Thanksgiving Travel

Bill Stephens

November 20th, 2020

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Announces ‘Click it or Ticket’ Enforcement Effort FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 20, 2020) –Thanksgiving weekend is traditionally one of the heaviest traveled holidays across the country. Kentucky State Police (KSP) announced today that they will step up patrols as part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration […]

Kentucky sets new daily high: 3,649 new coronavirus cases

Kentucky sets new daily high: 3,649 new coronavirus cases

Bill Stephens

November 20th, 2020

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear has reported 3,649 new confirmed coronavirus cases, a record daily high. The Bluegrass state’s highest daily totals since the start of the pandemic have all been in the past week. The Democratic governor also announced 30 new […]

GRDHD Reports 128 Additional COVID-19 Cases & 2 COVID-19 Related Deaths

GRDHD Reports 128 Additional COVID-19 Cases & 2 COVID-19 Related Deaths

Bill Stephens

November 19th, 2020

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On Thursday, November 19, 2020 the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 128 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases with 49 in Daviess County, 8 in Hancock County, 24 in Henderson County, 4 in McLean County, 13 in Ohio County, 12 in Union County, and 18 […]

Black Friday Sale for Kentucky State Park Golf Passes

Black Friday Sale for Kentucky State Park Golf Passes

Bill Stephens

November 19th, 2020

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Golf Passes on Sale Nov. 27-  Nov. 29 FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 18, 2020) – Kentucky State Parks will offer Black Friday savings Nov. 27-29 for 2021 state park golf passes. Kentucky State Park golf passes for 2021 will go on sale with a 10% discount, resulting in […]

Gov. Beshear Implements New Restrictions to Save Lives

Gov. Beshear Implements New Restrictions to Save Lives

Bill Stephens

November 19th, 2020

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Economy remains open with new, targeted measures to help stop rampant COVID-19 spread FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 18, 2020) – Following a record 33 deaths announced Tuesday, Gov. Andy Beshear is issuing new restrictions that will help stop the rampant spread of COVID-19 and save Kentuckians’ lives […]

Attorney-General Cameron Announces Six Randomly Selected Kentucky Counties to Undergo Post-General Election Audits

Attorney-General Cameron Announces Six Randomly Selected Kentucky Counties to Undergo Post-General Election Audits

Bill Stephens

November 18th, 2020

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Fleming, Hickman, Lawrence, Livingston, Anderson, Boone Counties Selected for Audit FRANKFORT, Ky. (November 18, 2020) – Attorney General Daniel Cameron today announced six randomly selected Kentucky counties to undergo post-general election audits. The Attorney General’s Department of Criminal Investigations (DCI) will conduct inquiries into Fleming, Hickman, Lawrence, […]

40 Nonprofits Join Together for Giving Tuesday

40 Nonprofits Join Together for Giving Tuesday

Bill Stephens

November 17th, 2020

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Working together to improve lives, increase beauty and ensuring all people in the community have a fulfilling and enjoyable life is why 40 nonprofits serving the counties of Daviess, Hancock, Mclean, Ohio, Union, Webster, Henderson, Muhlenberg and Hopkins have partnered on Giving Tuesday. Giving Tuesday […]

Gov. Beshear Joins Regional Governors to Urge Caution, Safety Ahead of Holiday Season

Gov. Beshear Joins Regional Governors to Urge Caution, Safety Ahead of Holiday Season

Bill Stephens

November 17th, 2020

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Governor and counterparts in Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin ask everyone to follow medical experts’ advice, do their part to protect front-line workers FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 17, 2020) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear joined a bipartisan group of governors in the region to encourage […]