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Kentucky advances new standards for high school diplomas

Kentucky advances new standards for high school diplomas

WMSK Staff

October 3rd, 2018

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By ADAM BEAM , Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky graduates nearly 90 percent of its high school seniors every year, one of the highest rates in the country. But last year, state officials said, only 65 percent of those graduates met standards preparing […]

Traffic ADVISORY – Daytime Closure on KY 145 beetween 6 & 7mm Southeast of Corydon inHENDERSON County on Monday, Oct 1st

Traffic ADVISORY – Daytime Closure on KY 145 beetween 6 & 7mm Southeast of Corydon inHENDERSON County on Monday, Oct 1st

WMSK Staff

October 1st, 2018

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to close a section of KY 145 near Corydon in Henderson County again on Monday, October 1, 2018. KY 145 will be closed at the 6 and 7 mile marker to allow a cross drain to be replaced. This is […]

Traffic ADVISORY -Southbound I-69 Exit 135 RAMP to KY 56 at SEBREE in WEBSTER Co.Closed Due to Water Main Break

WMSK Staff

October 1st, 2018

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The southbound I-69 Ramp to KY 56 at Sebree Exit 135 in WEBSTER County is blocked due to a water main break. The water main break has washed out dirt along both sides of the southbound exit ramp from I-69 Southbound to KY 56 at […]

Vincent “Leroy” French, Sr.

WMSK Staff

September 28th, 2018

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Vincent “Leroy” French, Sr., age 90 of Morganfield, KY died Friday 9/28/18 at Methodist Hospital in Henderson, KY. He was a retired heavy equipment operator from US Steel. Upon moving back to the Morganfield area, he worked at St. Ann school as the head custodian. […]

Henrietta Marie Wilson

WMSK Staff

September 27th, 2018

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Henrietta Marie Wilson, the daughter of Everett and Lucille Oliver, was born December 10, 1941 in Evansville, Indiana. She departed this life at 1:00am, Friday morning, September 21, 2018, at Select Specialty Hospital, at the age of 76. Henrietta was united in matrimony to James […]

Traffic Alert- Car-Train crash in Sebree

WMSK Staff

September 27th, 2018

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Traffic Alert We have a report of a train-vehicle collision at the Mill Street Crossing in Sebree. Due to rail crossing work, Jefferson Street is the only crossing in Sebree that is open at this time. Webster County Emergency Management reports that traffic is moving […]

Roy Lee Hazel, Sr.

WMSK Staff

September 26th, 2018

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Roy Lee Hazel, Sr. age 59 of Morganfield, KY formerly of Sturgis, KY, died Tuesday 9/25/18 at Select Specialty Hospital in Evansville, IN. He had been a truck driver for several years. Roy enjoyed hunting and fishing and spending time with his grandchildren and family. […]

Kentucky hosting event spotlighting issues for older adults

Kentucky hosting event spotlighting issues for older adults

WMSK Staff

September 25th, 2018

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Eds: APNewsNow. FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky officials say a regional conference is planned in the state to spotlight issues that promote healthy aging. The state Cabinet for Health and Family Services says Kentucky will host this year’s annual conference from Sept. 30 through Oct. […]

Testing for Kentucky State Police academy begins this week

Testing for Kentucky State Police academy begins this week

WMSK Staff

September 25th, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say testing starts this week for anyone who is interested in becoming a trooper. A statement from the agency says testing dates run from Sept. 25 through Oct. 11 to be part of a training class that begins […]

New, more secure Kentucky driver’s license designs unveiled

New, more secure Kentucky driver’s license designs unveiled

WMSK Staff

September 25th, 2018

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By DYLAN LOVAN , Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky transportation officials say newly redesigned driver’s licenses will enhance security and make it harder for counterfeiters to duplicate. State Department of Vehicle Regulation Commissioner Matt Henderson showed off the design at a news conference […]

Richard I. Carrier

WMSK Staff

September 24th, 2018

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Richard I. Carrier age 88 of Sturgis, KY died Friday 9/20/2018 at Morganfield Nursing & Rehab Center in Morganfield, KY. He was a loving father & Papa. He served in US Army and was a retired coal miner from Peabody Camp # 2. He is […]

KY Transportation Secretary Greg Thomas to attend Union County FiscalCourt Meeting Tuesday, September 25th

KY Transportation Secretary Greg Thomas to attend Union County FiscalCourt Meeting Tuesday, September 25th

WMSK Staff

September 21st, 2018

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Transportation officials to attend fiscal court meeting to discuss economic development and infrastructure needs for Union County Listening tour will invite input from local leaders on pressing projects MORGANFIELD, Ky. (Sept. 21, 2018) – Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Secretary Greg Thomas will attend the Union County […]

Kyndle to celebrate Manufacturing Month in October

Kyndle to celebrate Manufacturing Month in October

WMSK Staff

September 21st, 2018

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Kyndle will recognize October being Manufacturing Month by organizing a set of tours of local industries for technical students as well as recognizing industries at its 2018 Industry Appreciation Luncheon. Manufacturing Month and Manufacturing Day, which is October 5, addresses common misperceptions about manufacturing by […]

Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet releases August 2018 unemployment report

Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet releases August 2018 unemployment report

WMSK Staff

September 20th, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 20, 2018) — Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary August 2018 unemployment rate was 4.4 percent, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. The unemployment rate for August 2018 was up from the […]

Traffic ADVISORY – Street & Highway Closures Planned in SEBREE Community of WEBSTER County starting MON, SEPT 24

Traffic ADVISORY – Street & Highway Closures Planned in SEBREE Community of WEBSTER County starting MON, SEPT 24

WMSK Staff

September 20th, 2018

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CSX Railroad plans several street and highway closures in Sebree for rail crossing upgrades starting Monday, September 24, 2018. CSX plans to close Dixon Street and Webster Street Monday & Tuesday, September 24 & 25. This closure could continue into Wednesday morning. CSX plans to […]