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Kentucky candidate denied Trump nickname on 2019 ballot

Kentucky candidate denied Trump nickname on 2019 ballot

WMSK Staff

February 11th, 2019

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By BRUCE SCHREINER , Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Republican candidate who took the nickname “Trump” is vowing to fight to put it on Kentucky’s ballot after the state’s chief election official determined it was an “improper attempt” to gain an advantage in […]

2 ceremonies planned at Fort Campbell for returning soldiers

2 ceremonies planned at Fort Campbell for returning soldiers

WMSK Staff

February 11th, 2019

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FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — Fort Campbell plans two welcome home ceremonies this week for more than 300 soldiers who are due to return to the Army post on the Kentucky-Tennessee line. The post says in a statement that ceremonies will be held on Feb. […]

Both US 41 Bi-State Memorial Twin Bridge in Henderson Closed Due to Ice, Wrecks- Henderson EMA

WMSK Staff

February 10th, 2019

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From Henderson County Emergency Management: The twin bridges remain closed as well as the cloverleaf. Freezing rain continues to fall. We’re expecting .05 to .10 of ice on elevated surfaces over the next hour or so. Those surfaces are already covered with ice. Please use […]

Winter Weather Advisory in Effect for the WSON Listening Area

Winter Weather Advisory in Effect for the WSON Listening Area

WMSK Staff

February 10th, 2019

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..WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY… * WHAT…Mixed precipitation expected, including a period of light freezing rain. Ice accumulations up to one tenth of an inch expected, and snow accumulations, if any, should be less than an inch. * WHERE…All of […]

Flags Lowered to Half-Staff upon the Passing of Rep. John David Dingell, Jr.

Flags Lowered to Half-Staff upon the Passing of Rep. John David Dingell, Jr.

WMSK Staff

February 9th, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 8, 2019) – In accordance with the proclamation by President Donald J. Trump, both American and state flags at public office buildings are lowered to half-staff beginning immediately until sunset on Feb. 9, 2019, to honor former Representative John David Dingell, Jr., […]

Traffic ADVISORY  -KY Highway Crews Prepared for Possibility of Winter Precipitation Sunday Morning

Traffic ADVISORY -KY Highway Crews Prepared for Possibility of Winter Precipitation Sunday Morning

WMSK Staff

February 9th, 2019

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Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews will be on-call over the weekend and prepared to respond to call-outs for a round of winter precipitation expected to move across our Western Kentucky counties starting in the pre-dawn hours and into Sunday morning. The forecast for Sunday morning includes […]

KY Highway Crews Prepared to Respond to Potential for Icy Spots at Temps Plummet Overnight (D2)

KY Highway Crews Prepared to Respond to Potential for Icy Spots at Temps Plummet Overnight (D2)

WMSK Staff

February 7th, 2019

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Traffic ADVISORY Based on forecast projections, rain is expected to end across our Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 2 counties from west to east between 5 p.m., and 7 p.m., CST. With the strong winds indicated in the evening hours as temperatures start to drop, the […]

NWS PADUCAH – FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING

NWS PADUCAH – FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING

WMSK Staff

February 6th, 2019

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Numerous disturbances aloft will move over a surface frontal boundary, and interact with copious moisture to result in several periods of showers and scattered thunderstorms late today through Thursday. The resulting heavy rain will likely lead to flooding and possibly flash flooding. The Flood Watch […]

Tobacco farmer’s son endorses smoking ban in most workplaces

Tobacco farmer’s son endorses smoking ban in most workplaces

WMSK Staff

February 6th, 2019

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By ADAM BEAM , Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The son of a tobacco farmer running for governor in Kentucky endorsed a statewide smoking ban in most workplaces on Tuesday, a sign of the evolving tobacco politics in a state once dominated by the […]

2019 CARDINALS SINGLE-GAME TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY

2019 CARDINALS SINGLE-GAME TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY

WMSK Staff

February 5th, 2019

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Fans Can Buy Single-Game Tickets as Early as Tomorrow by Purchasing 3+ Games ST. LOUIS, Mo., February 5, 2019 – The St. Louis Cardinals have announced that single-game tickets for the 2019 season will go on sale this Friday, February 8, at 10 AM CT. […]

Sue V. Eckmans

WMSK Staff

February 5th, 2019

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Sue V. Eckmans age 94 of Uniontown, KY died Sunday 2/3/2019 at Shemwell’s Health Care in Providence, KY. She was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church. Sue enjoyed a career as an advertising sales representative. She enjoyed knitting and crocheting. She was preceded in […]

Inmate captured hours after escaping from Kentucky prison

Inmate captured hours after escaping from Kentucky prison

WMSK Staff

February 5th, 2019

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PRINCETON, Ky. (AP) — Police in Kentucky say an inmate has been captured hours after he escaped from a prison. Kentucky State Police say in a news release 25-year-old Aaron A. Davis was located in a field in Caldwell County on Sunday and charged with […]

House speaker dismisses chances for quick pension agreement

House speaker dismisses chances for quick pension agreement

WMSK Staff

February 5th, 2019

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By BRUCE SCHREINER , Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky House Speaker David Osborne on Monday dismissed chances for a quick agreement to change one of the country’s worst-funded public pension systems as state lawmakers prepare to resume this year’s legislative session. With lawmakers […]

Attorney claims improper interference at Kentucky recount

Attorney claims improper interference at Kentucky recount

WMSK Staff

February 5th, 2019

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By BRUCE SCHREINER , Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — First a Kentucky state House race went to the Democrat by a single vote, and then a recount declared the race a tie. Now there’s a flurry of back and forth drama, with the Democrat’s […]

Auditor Harmon: Kentucky’s Total Debt Equal to $12,000 for Every Man, Woman and Child in Commonwealth

Auditor Harmon: Kentucky’s Total Debt Equal to $12,000 for Every Man, Woman and Child in Commonwealth

WMSK Staff

February 5th, 2019

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Of Kentucky’s total $54.6 billion in debt, estimated $43.3 billion is due to unfunded pensions FRANKFORT, Ky. (February 5, 2019) – Kentucky’s estimated unfunded liability for its retirement systems makes up nearly 80 percent of the Commonwealth’s total debt for Fiscal Year 2018. That’s according […]