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Closure on KY 758 in UNION County on THURSDAY, June 21st

Closure on KY 758 in UNION County on THURSDAY, June 21st

Bill Stephens

June 20th, 2018

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A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to close a section of KY 758 in UNION County on Thursday, June 21, 2018. KY 758 will be closed near the 8 mile marker to allow a cross drain to be replaced. This closure site is […]

Ex-police officer convicted of arrest without probable cause

Ex-police officer convicted of arrest without probable cause

WMSK Staff

June 19th, 2018

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — A former Kentucky police officer has been convicted of arresting a person without probable cause. The U.S. Justice Department said in a news release Monday that William Dukes Jr. was found guilty last week in federal court in Owensboro. The release […]

Project Team Updates Preliminary Alternatives for I-69 ORX

Project Team Updates Preliminary Alternatives for I-69 ORX

WMSK Staff

June 18th, 2018

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20180618 MATT Updated Alternatives Handout FINAL (reduced size) Preferred alternative expected this fall Evansville, Ind. (June 18, 2018) – The I-69 Ohio River Crossing (I-69 ORX) Project Team has updated the preliminary alternatives being considered for a new I-69 bridge and interstate connections. The updates […]

KENTUCKY MAN SENTENCED FOR ASSAULTING A MEMBER OF CONGRESS

KENTUCKY MAN SENTENCED FOR ASSAULTING A MEMBER OF CONGRESS

Bill Stephens

June 15th, 2018

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Senator Rand Paul attacked while mowing his yard. Indianapolis B Josh J. Minkler, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Indiana, announced today that a Bowling Green, Kentucky, man was sentenced for assaulting a member of congress resulting in personal injury, a felony […]

State Association Urges Nonprofits to Get Up to Speed on New Law Requiring Charities to Charge Sales Tax

State Association Urges Nonprofits to Get Up to Speed on New Law Requiring Charities to Charge Sales Tax

Bill Stephens

June 15th, 2018

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LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky Nonprofit Network (KNN), the Commonwealth’s association of nonprofits, is providing resources and hosting a webinar on June 28 to help nonprofits learn how to comply with a new Kentucky law effective July 1 that requires organizations to collect sales tax from […]

CHFS and Its Partners Are Working to Keep Older Residents Safe

CHFS and Its Partners Are Working to Keep Older Residents Safe

WMSK Staff

June 15th, 2018

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Three Community Groups Awarded for Elder Abuse Prevention Efforts FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 14, 2018) – In recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) on Friday, June 15, the Kentucky Adult Protective Services (APS) Branch asks all Kentuckians to help guard against elder abuse. APS, […]

Henderson Community College Offering Express Enrollment Blitz June 18-22

Henderson Community College Offering Express Enrollment Blitz June 18-22

WMSK Staff

June 14th, 2018

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(Henderson, KY) –The Express Enrollment Blitz is Monday, June 18, through Friday, June 22. HCC’s Start Center will be open from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. for the week. Henderson Community College offers an opportunity to quickly get enrolled, apply for financial aid, get tested […]

Bridging Kentucky Program to Restore 1,000 Bridges Statewide

Bridging Kentucky Program to Restore 1,000 Bridges Statewide

WMSK Staff

June 14th, 2018

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New KYTC Program to address bridges needs in all 120 counties FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 14, 2018) – With a renewed focus on safety and protecting critical transportation assets, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is launching Bridging Kentucky – a statewide bridge program that will rehabilitate […]

Henderson Man Arrested for Rape of Morganfield Woman

Henderson Man Arrested for Rape of Morganfield Woman

WMSK Staff

June 13th, 2018

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The Investigation Yielded a Positive DNA Match MORGANFIELD, Ky. (June 12, 2018)— Kentucky State Police arrest a Henderson man today for rape after DNA linked him to the crime. The investigation was initiated by KSP on April 18, 2016 when an adult female stated she […]

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Portions of Southern Illinois & Southern Indiana

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Portions of Southern Illinois & Southern Indiana

WMSK Staff

June 12th, 2018

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BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Warning National Weather Service Paducah KY 338 PM CDT TUE JUN 12 2018 The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for… East central White County in southeastern Illinois… Wabash County in southeastern […]

Closure along KY 758 in Pride Area of UNION County on THURSDAY, June 14th

Closure along KY 758 in Pride Area of UNION County on THURSDAY, June 14th

WMSK Staff

June 12th, 2018

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Traffic ADVISORY The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to close a section of KY 758 in the Pride area of UNION County on Thursday, June 14, 2018. KY 758 will be closed at milepoint 5.15 to allow a cross drain to be replaced. This is along […]

CARDINALS AND PAPA JOHN’S ANNOUNCE $7 TICKET OFFER

CARDINALS AND PAPA JOHN’S ANNOUNCE $7 TICKET OFFER

WMSK Staff

June 12th, 2018

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Discounted Tickets Available For Interleague Matchup vs. Indians on June 25-27 ST. LOUIS, Mo., June 12, 2018 – The St. Louis Cardinals are teaming up with Papa John’s to present fans with a special ticket promotion for the upcoming interleague matchup against the Cleveland Indians. […]

A’s, B’s and O’s are missing – Red Cross campaign calls for new blood donors to fill the Missing Types

A’s, B’s and O’s are missing – Red Cross campaign calls for new blood donors to fill the Missing Types

WMSK Staff

June 11th, 2018

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New survey finds widespread misconceptions about blood donation LOUISVILLE, Ky. (June 11, 2018) — As part of an international movement, the American Red Cross is launching the Missing Types campaign today to recruit new blood donors – and those who have not given recently – […]

Salmonella linked to pre-cut melon sickens 60 in Midwest

Salmonella linked to pre-cut melon sickens 60 in Midwest

WMSK Staff

June 11th, 2018

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Health officials say a salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melon has sickened 60 people in five Midwestern states. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says Caito Foods LLC on Friday recalled pre-cut watermelon, honeydew melon, cantaloupe and fruit medleys containing […]

Methodist Hospital to offer Smoking Cessation Programs

Methodist Hospital to offer Smoking Cessation Programs

WMSK Staff

June 8th, 2018

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Plan To Be Tobacco Free is a new Kentucky Cancer Program initiative to assist thousands of Kentuckians to be tobacco free. The program is designed to help Kentuckians learn which smoking cessation programs are available and assist them with deciding which option is best for […]