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Ex-church treasurer ordered to pay back more than $201,000

Ex-church treasurer ordered to pay back more than $201,000

WMSK Staff

May 23rd, 2017

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — A former church treasurer in Kentucky has been sentenced to 21 months in federal prison and must repay more than $201,000 taken from the church. The U.S. Attorney’s office says Delanie L. Tillman, former treasurer of the Greater Norris Baptist Church […]

Morganfield Police Department Arrest Man who Fled on Foot Saturday 05-20-17.

Morganfield Police Department Arrest Man who Fled on Foot Saturday 05-20-17.

WMSK Staff

May 22nd, 2017

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In a Press Release from Morganfield Police Department on Saturday May 20,2017 at around 9AM Sergeant Eric McCallister attempted to make contact with an individual after someone reported they believed the subject had just stolen a moped from another residence. Upon Sergeant McCallister’s arrival he […]

Union County Sheriff’s Office Charge Juvenile with Assault in the 1st Degree.

Union County Sheriff’s Office Charge Juvenile with Assault in the 1st Degree.

WMSK Staff

May 22nd, 2017

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Union County Sheriff’s Deputy James Waller reported that on May 19, 2017 at approximately 5:56PM, Union County Sheriff Deputies Steinhoff and Waller responded to a report of Assault that had taken place at Job Corp Training Center. Upon arrival deputies were met by center security […]

MPD Arrest a Man suspected on Trafficking Marijuana and Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon.

MPD Arrest a Man suspected on Trafficking Marijuana and Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon.

WMSK Staff

May 22nd, 2017

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According to Morganfield Police Department on May 18, 2017 at around 11:30PM, Morganfield Police Department’s New Sergeant Eric McCallister made a traffic stop on U.S. 60 in Morganfield. While on the traffic stop Sergeant McCallister smelled the odor of Marijuana and secured permission to search […]

Traffic ADVISORY – KY Highway Water Over Road Report (D2)

Traffic ADVISORY – KY Highway Water Over Road Report (D2)

WMSK Staff

May 19th, 2017

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HENDERSON County KY 136 at 0 to 5 mile marker is CLOSED due to river flooding UNION County KY 1452 at 0 to 2 mm CLOSED due to floodwaters KY 1637 at 0 to 3 mm CLOSED due to floodwaters KY 667 at 1 to […]

Senator Ridley named to National Legislative Committee

Senator Ridley named to National Legislative Committee

WMSK Staff

May 19th, 2017

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FRANKFORT –Senate Democratic Caucus Chairman Dorsey Ridley, D-Henderson, has been selected to serve on the National Conference of State Legislature’s (NCSL) Legislative Effectiveness Committee. The NCSL Legislative Effectiveness Committee examines strategies, practices and procedures for making legislators, staff and legislatures more effective. The committee focuses […]

Beshear: Federal Government Must Fully Fund ACA for Health of Kentucky

Beshear: Federal Government Must Fully Fund ACA for Health of Kentucky

WMSK Staff

May 19th, 2017

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ttorney General Andy Beshear today announced he is seeking to intervene in a federal court case to ensure the Affordable Care Act is properly funded so Kentuckians continue to have access to health care on the private insurance market. Beshear and a group of state […]

Kentucky’s unemployment rate increases to 5.1 percent in April 2017

Kentucky’s unemployment rate increases to 5.1 percent in April 2017

WMSK Staff

May 18th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 18, 2017) – Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary April unemployment rate was 5.1 percent, according to the Office of Employment and Training (OET), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. The unemployment rate for April 2017 was up 0.1 percentage […]

Fiscal Court Special Called Meeting to Review the 2014-2015 Audit that was just released by State Auditor.

Fiscal Court Special Called Meeting to Review the 2014-2015 Audit that was just released by State Auditor.

WMSK Staff

May 17th, 2017

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The Union County Fiscal Court meet for a special called meeting to review the 2014/2015 Audit that was just released by the State Auditor. Judge Executive Jody Jenkins explained that Magistrates Gary Day and Joe Wells as well as himself and the County Attorney Brucie […]

Spoof Government Employee Email Accounts Being Used to Scam Kentuckians

Spoof Government Employee Email Accounts Being Used to Scam Kentuckians

WMSK Staff

May 16th, 2017

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Local, state and federal government employee email addresses under siege by con artists FRANKFORT, KY. (May 16, 2017) – Today, Attorney General Andy Beshear issued a Scam Alert to warn Kentuckians of an email scam that relies on spoof government employee email addresses to defraud […]

Justices side with Kentucky nursing home in arbitration case

Justices side with Kentucky nursing home in arbitration case

WMSK Staff

May 16th, 2017

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says a Kentucky nursing home can require the families of two former residents to pursue claims against the home outside of court. The justice ruled 7-1 on Monday that the home could enforce contracts signed by relatives of the […]

Northbound Lane Restriction on US 41 between Henderson and Evansville Today.

Northbound Lane Restriction on US 41 between Henderson and Evansville Today.

WMSK Staff

May 16th, 2017

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Traffic ADVISORY A contractor plans a northbound lane restriction on US 41 at the Wolf Hills Road intersection between Henderson and Evansville on Tuesday, May 16, 2017. This northbound daytime lane restriction on Tuesday is part of prep work for the 3-year Fix For 41 […]

White House goes blue to honor nation’s police officers

White House goes blue to honor nation’s police officers

WMSK Staff

May 16th, 2017

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House was lit up in blue to honor the nation’s police officers. The move on Monday night followed President Donald Trump’s remarks earlier in the day to police and families of fallen officers at the annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial […]

Dedication ceremony held for Murray State University’s Breathitt Veterinary Center

Dedication ceremony held for Murray State University’s Breathitt Veterinary Center

WMSK Staff

May 12th, 2017

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MURRAY, Ky. — Special guests attended the dedication ceremony of the new Breathitt Veterinary Center on May 11 in Hopkinsville. The event included a speaker’s program along with a reception, ribbon cutting and guided tour of the new facility, which totals 77,000 square feet, significantly […]

KDVA Celebrating  Nursing Home Week

KDVA Celebrating Nursing Home Week

WMSK Staff

May 12th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 12, 2017) Governor Matt Bevin has proclaimed it to be Nursing Home Week in Kentucky May 14-20 and Kentucky’s three state Veterans Centers will be celebrating with events for residents, staff, family and friends. At Joseph “Eddie” Ballard Western Kentucky Veterans Center […]