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Robin Leigh Sheridan

WMSK Staff

November 26th, 2018

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Robin Leigh Sheridan age 60, of Sturgis, KY died Sunday 11/25/2018 at her residence in Sturgis, KY. She was a loving wife, mother & grandmother of three. She is preceded in death by her parents Robert “Shorty” & Joan Sheridan, a brother Henry Austin “Hi” […]

David “Eric” Livers

WMSK Staff

November 26th, 2018

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David “Eric” Livers, age 51, died Saturday Nov 24, 2018 at his home in rural Morganfield, KY after a long battle with cancer. He worked at Rayloc for 22 years, then Riverview Coal for the past 9 years. He is survived by His wife of […]

Carolyn Nalley Cook

WMSK Staff

November 26th, 2018

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Carolyn Nalley Cook, age 67 of Uniontown, KY died Sunday 11/25/18 at Methodist Hospital in Henderson, KY. She was secretary at St. Ann School for many years and also worked at Gibbs Die Casting in Henderson. She was a past President and Treasurer for VFW […]

Traffic ADVISORY – Lane Restriction on KY 492 Thursday

WMSK Staff

November 26th, 2018

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans work zone lane restrictions along a section of KY 492 in UNION County on Thursday, November 29, 2018. KY 492 in Union County will be restricted to one lane intermittently at milepoint 6.1 to allow geotechnical drilling at the Wash […]

Investigator: Missouri doctor impregnated Kentucky teen

Investigator: Missouri doctor impregnated Kentucky teen

WMSK Staff

November 26th, 2018

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — An investigator says a 46-year-old Missouri doctor impregnated a 16-year-old Kentucky girl and planned to marry her. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that U.S. attorney’s office investigator Donya Jackson said during a detention hearing that suspended St. Louis University Hospital Dr. […]

In era of online retail, Black Friday still lures a crowd

In era of online retail, Black Friday still lures a crowd

WMSK Staff

November 23rd, 2018

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By JOSEPH PISANI AND ANNE D’INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — It would have been easy to turn on their computers at home over plates of leftover turkey and take advantage of the Black Friday deals most retailers now offer online. But across […]

Feds re-approve new rules for Kentucky Medicaid

Feds re-approve new rules for Kentucky Medicaid

WMSK Staff

November 21st, 2018

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By ADAM BEAM , Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Trump administration has again approved new rules for some of Kentucky’s Medicaid population, requiring them to either get a job, volunteer in the community or go to school to keep their government-funded health coverage. […]

Coat drive to benefit foster children in Kentucky

Coat drive to benefit foster children in Kentucky

WMSK Staff

November 20th, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentuckians are being encouraged to donate coats and hoodies for children in foster care. A statement from the Cabinet for Health and Family Services said its department for income support and the Kentucky County Attorneys Association are partnering to collect the […]

Transportation officials encourage residents to gather documents for upcoming license changes and check expiration date ahead of holiday travel

Transportation officials encourage residents to gather documents for upcoming license changes and check expiration date ahead of holiday travel

WMSK Staff

November 20th, 2018

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KYTC launches online document guide and reminds travelers to check credentials FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 19, 2018) – With large numbers of travelers expected to take to the skies and roads this holiday season, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) encouraging license holders to check their card’s […]

Fed report shows farm income on the decline

WMSK Staff

November 19th, 2018

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — A report by the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank says farm income is continuing to decline within its district. The Fed says the third-quarter report released this week was the 19th straight survey in which most bankers indicated that farm income […]

A close call: Just 1 vote decided this Kentucky House race

A close call: Just 1 vote decided this Kentucky House race

WMSK Staff

November 16th, 2018

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By ADAM BEAM FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Mary Beverly Goetz is 76, uses a walker and recently had surgery to remove a cancerous tumor. Worried her health issues would prevent her from voting for Democrat Jim Glenn in her western Kentucky state House district, she […]

First 72 On You – Be Prepared to Stay Safe and Healthy in Cold Temps

First 72 On You – Be Prepared to Stay Safe and Healthy in Cold Temps

WMSK Staff

November 16th, 2018

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Increased risks for carbon monoxide poisoning, hypothermia, foodborne illness, host Facebook Live Discussion FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 15, 2018) – As part of the year-long First 72 On You campaign, the Department for Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), is […]

State transportation crews ready to respond to winter weather this snow and ice season

State transportation crews ready to respond to winter weather this snow and ice season

WMSK Staff

November 13th, 2018

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KYTC snowfighters are responsible for maintaining more than 28,000 miles of road during winter weather events FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 13, 2018) – Stocked salt supplies, trained maintenance crews and 1,400 plow trucks are ready to respond during this snow and ice season. Approximately 2,000 Kentucky […]

Drive to Survive this Winter Season – AAA

Drive to Survive this Winter Season – AAA

WMSK Staff

November 13th, 2018

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Tips and suggestions to help motorists stay safe on slippery roads Winter can put a damper on driving conditions, especially when snow and ice are involved. Hazardous storms and inclement weather are a factor in more than half a million crashes and more than 2,000 […]

Severe blood shortage: Red Cross issues immediate call for blood and platelet donations

Severe blood shortage: Red Cross issues immediate call for blood and platelet donations

WMSK Staff

November 13th, 2018

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Blood drive hosts also needed this winter to stop prolonged shortage LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Nov. 13, 2018) — The American Red Cross is facing a severe blood shortage and urgently needs blood and platelet donors to give now to avoid delays in lifesaving medical care for […]