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POLITICAL ACTION GROUP NAMES A TRI-COUNTY LAWMAKER A LEGISLATIVE CHAMPION

POLITICAL ACTION GROUP NAMES A TRI-COUNTY LAWMAKER A LEGISLATIVE CHAMPION

WMSK Staff

September 6th, 2018

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A Tri-County lawmaker is one of six State Representatives who will be getting support this Fall from a political action committee. Americans for Prosperity-Kentucky has named 12th District Representative Jim Gooch of Webster County and five other House members as legislative champions based on their […]

With Farm Safety and Health Week in September, Quarles Urges Farmers, Motorists to Take Extra Care

WMSK Staff

September 6th, 2018

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13 Kentuckians Died in Farming and Related Industries in Kentucky in 2017 FRANKFORT (September 5, 2018) — Farmers put their health, and even their lives, on the line to provide the food and fiber we all depend on, Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles said in proclaiming […]

Signs of progress coming for future I-165 designation

Signs of progress coming for future I-165 designation

Bill Stephens

September 5th, 2018

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KYTC and FHWA officials announce agreement that accelerates plan to sign Natcher Parkway MADISONVILLE, Ky. (Sept. 5, 2018) – Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) Secretary Greg Thomas today announced a joint-agreement with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to move forward on securing signage that designates the […]

Kentucky Football Prep Polls – WEEK 3

WMSK Staff

September 4th, 2018

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By The Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The top teams in the Kentucky Associated Press high school football polls, with first-place votes, records, total points and previous rankings: Class 1A Rank-School FPV Rcd TP Pvs 1. Beechwood (17) 2-0 187 2 2. Pikeville (1) […]

Archaeology events planned in September

Archaeology events planned in September

Bill Stephens

September 4th, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Two family-friendly archaeology events are scheduled in Kentucky this month. The Kentucky Heritage Council says Living Archaeology Weekend will be held Sept. 22 at Gladie Visitor Center in the Red River Gorge area of Daniel Boone National Forest. It will feature […]

TWO SEPARATE CRASHES LEAD TO TWO SEPARATE FATALITIES – BOTH VICTIMS WERE NOT WEARING SEATBELTS -HCSD

TWO SEPARATE CRASHES LEAD TO TWO SEPARATE FATALITIES – BOTH VICTIMS WERE NOT WEARING SEATBELTS -HCSD

WMSK Staff

August 31st, 2018

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THE LONG LABOR DAY HOLIDAY TRAVEL PERIOD IS OFF TO A DEADLY START HERE IN HENDERSON COUNTY AS EMERGENCY RESPONDERS WORK TWO SEPARATE FATALITY TRAFFIC CRASHES THAT OCCURED WITHIN HOURS OF ONE ANOTHER. HENDERSON COUNTY CORONER BRUCE FARMER CONFIRMS THE DRIVER OF A VEHICLE THAT […]

Traffic ADVISORY – Southbound Lane Restriction on US 41 Twin Bridges between Evansville & Henderson on TUESDAY, SEPT 4

Traffic ADVISORY – Southbound Lane Restriction on US 41 Twin Bridges between Evansville & Henderson on TUESDAY, SEPT 4

Bill Stephens

August 31st, 2018

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans a SOUTHBOUND lane restriction on the US 41 Twin Bridges between Evansville and Henderson on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. The Henderson County Highway Maintenance Crew has been using a boom mower in the median area to cut grass and brush […]

Two Morganfield Men Arrested For Drugs at Safety Checkpoint

Two Morganfield Men Arrested For Drugs at Safety Checkpoint

WMSK Staff

August 31st, 2018

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A Significant Amount of Methamphetamine was Seized MORGANFIELD, Ky. (August 30, 2018)—Kentucky State Police troopers, Morganfield Police and Union County Sheriff deputies were conducting a traffic safety checkpoint at 1:45am on US 60 and KY 2091. While conducting the safety checkpoint, troopers made contact with […]

At Evansville Rally, Trump Urges Indiana Voters to Unseat Sen. Donnelly

At Evansville Rally, Trump Urges Indiana Voters to Unseat Sen. Donnelly

Bill Stephens

August 31st, 2018

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Casting the midterms as a referendum on his agenda, President Donald Trump urged Indiana voters to unseat Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly, saying the vulnerable Democrat is “not going to vote for us on anything.” Trump, who is kicking up his campaign […]

Governor Proclaims September as Preparedness Month

Governor Proclaims September as Preparedness Month

Bill Stephens

August 30th, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (August 30, 2018) – In conjunction with National Preparedness Month, Gov. Matt Bevin has proclaimed September as Preparedness Month in Kentucky. Kentucky Emergency Management urges Kentuckians to “BE AWARE – BE PREPARED – HAVE A PLAN – MAKE A KIT.” Visit https://www.ready.gov/september for […]

Henderson Community College Top Choice for Area High School Graduates

Henderson Community College Top Choice for Area High School Graduates

WMSK Staff

August 28th, 2018

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Henderson, KY – Recently received data from the Kentucky Center for Statistics shows that Henderson Community College (HCC) remains the top choice for higher education for Henderson County High School and Union County High School graduates. This data also shows that these students attending HCC […]

Kentucky nonconference schedule includes visit to Louisville

Kentucky nonconference schedule includes visit to Louisville

Bill Stephens

August 24th, 2018

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky will visit rival Louisville as part of its nonconference schedule. The Wildcats will play the Cardinals on Dec. 29 in the series’ return to a Saturday date after consecutive weekday contests. Kentucky hosts neighboring Transylvania (Oct. 26) and Indiana University-Pennsylvania […]

New federal maritime office to open in western Kentucky

New federal maritime office to open in western Kentucky

WMSK Staff

August 24th, 2018

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FLORENCE, Ky. (AP) — A new federal maritime office is opening in Kentucky. News outlets report U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao and Maritime Administrator Mark H. Buzby announced the new Gateway Office in Paducah on Thursday. A Maritime Administration release says Paducah’s proximity to […]

State releases county unemployment data for July 2018

State releases county unemployment data for July 2018

WMSK Staff

August 23rd, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 23, 2018) – Unemployment rates fell in 110 Kentucky counties between July 2017 and July 2018 and rose in 10 counties, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Woodford County recorded […]

Six Kentucky State Parks Recognized With Kentucky Living “Best in Kentucky” Awards

Six Kentucky State Parks Recognized With Kentucky Living “Best in Kentucky” Awards

WMSK Staff

August 23rd, 2018

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Aug. 23, 2018) – Six Kentucky State Parks were recognized in Kentucky Living magazine’s “Best in Kentucky” Awards announced Thursday at the 2018 Kentucky State Fair: Cumberland Falls, Natural Bridge, My Old Kentucky Home, Fort Boonesborough, Green River Lake, and John James Audubon. […]