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Johnny Fuqua

WMSK Staff

December 5th, 2018

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Johnny Fuqua, age 45 of Sturgis, KY died Saturday 12/1/2018 at Methodist Hospital in Henderson, KY. He was a member of Whispering Meadows and Waverly Fire Departments. He loved fishing, hunting, camping and grilling. He was a loving caring man. He was preceded in death […]

Ben T. Waller

WMSK Staff

December 5th, 2018

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Ben T. Waller, age 66 of Morganfield, KY died Tuesday, 12/4/18 at Lucy Smith King Care Center in Henderson, KY. He had been a coal miner for a number of years. He served on the Morganfield City Council and then served as Union County PVA […]

Special Weather Statement NWS

WMSK Staff

December 5th, 2018

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…Slick spots possible on the early morning commute… While the heaviest snow shower activity has come to an end, the combination of wet roads from earlier snow and sub-freezing temperatures may create patchy slick spots in the form of black ice on some roadways. This […]

Traffic Advisory from KYTC Dist. 2

WMSK Staff

December 5th, 2018

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KY Highway Snow & Ice Report for District 2 Motorists should be aware that snow squalls that moved across the region overnight have been intense enough in some areas to overcome warm pavement temperatures to create the potential for slick spots. Drivers are advised to […]

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT…

WMSK Staff

December 4th, 2018

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* WHAT…Snow Showers. Additional snow accumulations mostly less than 1 inch. Isolated amounts around 1 inch possible. * WHERE…Portions of southwest Indiana, western Kentucky and southern Illinois. * WHEN…Until midnight CST tonight. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the […]

KSP Encourages Drivers to Prepare for Winter Driving

KSP Encourages Drivers to Prepare for Winter Driving

WMSK Staff

December 4th, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky.(Dec. 4, 2018) – With the possibility of wintery weather moving into the Commonwealth this week, the Kentucky State Police (KSP) is cautioning motorists to be prepared for hazardous driving conditions. “Winter driving can present formidable challenges including sleet, snow, slick roads, freezing temperatures […]

Florence E. Glazebrook

WMSK Staff

December 4th, 2018

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Florence E. Glazebrook, age 75 of Morganfield, KY died Tuesday 12/4/18 at Lucy Smith King Care Center in Henderson. She was a retired nurse and had worked many years for Drs. Sprague, Howell, McGruder, and Cave. She was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church […]

New Harvest Record Set for Modern Gun Deer Season

New Harvest Record Set for Modern Gun Deer Season

WMSK Staff

December 3rd, 2018

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Season FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 30, 2018) — A record 106,797 deer were taken over Kentucky’s 16-day modern gun season that concluded Nov. 25, topping the previous record from 2015 by almost 1,400 deer. “We anticipated an increase in harvest for the season due to several […]

Con artists stealing personal and financial information via fake emails

Con artists stealing personal and financial information via fake emails

WMSK Staff

December 3rd, 2018

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FRANKFORT, KY. (Dec. 3, 2018) – Kentuckians shopping online this Christmas season should be on the lookout for scam emails, Attorney General Andy Beshear warned today. With Christmas shopping in full swing, and the National Retail Federation predicting spending to increase by more than 4 […]

National Influenza Vaccination Week: December 2-8, 2018

National Influenza Vaccination Week: December 2-8, 2018

WMSK Staff

December 3rd, 2018

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Barbara J Fox The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, encourages Kentuckians to get a flu shot during National Influenza Vaccination Week, Dec. 2-8, to help prevent the spread of flu this holiday season. “The flu vaccine […]

State: Technology upgrade to benefit social services staff

State: Technology upgrade to benefit social services staff

WMSK Staff

December 3rd, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky officials say a technology upgrade will allow state social workers to spend less time on paperwork. The Cabinet for Health and Family Services says about 1,800 social workers and social services staff will receive tablets to replace laptop and desktop […]

Paxton Media Group buys Kentucky New Era, 4 other papers

Paxton Media Group buys Kentucky New Era, 4 other papers

WMSK Staff

December 3rd, 2018

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PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Paducah-based Paxton Media Group has bought the Kentucky New Era and four other newspapers. Taylor Hayes is the publisher-editor of the Kentucky New Era. He said in a news release it was important to his family to keep the Hopkinsville paper […]

Henderson Community College Graduation Ceremony Announced

Henderson Community College Graduation Ceremony Announced

WMSK Staff

December 3rd, 2018

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Henderson, KY – The Henderson Community College (HCC) is pleased to announce the Fall 2018 graduation ceremonies scheduled for Friday, December 7, 2018 at the Preston Arts Center located 2660 S. Green Street. The ceremony begins at 7:00 PM Dr. Tiffany Evans, Interim CEO and […]

Mark Levi Buckman

WMSK Staff

December 3rd, 2018

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Mark Levi Buckman, age 19 of Evansville, IN died Saturday December 1, 2018 at his home surrounded by family. Mark enjoyed The Price Is Right and Pixar’s “Cars”. He was preceded in death by his grandparents John D. & Pamela Kay Buckman; and Robert and […]

Kentucky lawmaker will challenge election he lost by 1 vote

Kentucky lawmaker will challenge election he lost by 1 vote

WMSK Staff

December 1st, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Republican state lawmaker in Kentucky says he will challenge the results of an election he lost by one vote. Kentucky state Rep. DJ Johnson lost to Democrat Jim Glenn by a single vote on Election Day. County officials reviewed the […]