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Gov. Beshear: Kentucky on Track to be First State to Vaccinate Educators

Gov. Beshear: Kentucky on Track to be First State to Vaccinate Educators

Bill Stephens

February 4th, 2021

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Governor, Kentucky Department of Education to help schools reopen in some form March 1FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 3, 2021) – On Wednesday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced Kentucky is on track to become the first state to vaccinate educators. “Our vaccination efforts right now are exciting to […]

Troopers Warn Vehicle Owners to Be Vigilant

Troopers Warn Vehicle Owners to Be Vigilant

Bill Stephens

February 3rd, 2021

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HENDERSON, KY. (February 3, 2021) – The Kentucky State Police in Henderson has documented a number of complaints whom have reported their vehicle’s catalytic converters stolen. Many of these complainants are concentrated in the Henderson, Daviess and Ohio Counties. However, these thefts have also affected the Tri-State […]

KEEP Applauds Senator Schickel and Senate President Stivers for Introducing Senate Bill 120, Legislation to Keep Historical Horse Racing in Kentucky

KEEP Applauds Senator Schickel and Senate President Stivers for Introducing Senate Bill 120, Legislation to Keep Historical Horse Racing in Kentucky

Bill Stephens

February 3rd, 2021

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ABOUT KEEPThe Kentucky Equine Education Project, Kentucky’s equine economic advocate, is a not-for-profit grassroots organization created in 2004 to preserve, promote and protect Kentucky’s signature multi-breed horse industry. KEEP is committed to ensuring Kentucky remains the horse capital of the world, including educating Kentuckians and […]

Gov. Beshear: Kentucky’s Vaccine Supply to Increase by Additional 5%

Gov. Beshear: Kentucky’s Vaccine Supply to Increase by Additional 5%

Bill Stephens

February 3rd, 2021

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Governor says Kentucky has reached fifth straight day with positivity rate below 9% FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 2, 2021) – On Tuesday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced the federal COVID-19 team will increase Kentucky’s vaccine supply by an additional 5%. In total, the state’s supply will increase by […]

Gov. Beshear Files Lawsuit to Stop Lawmakers’ Attack on Kentucky’s Successful, Lifesaving COVID-19 Response

Gov. Beshear Files Lawsuit to Stop Lawmakers’ Attack on Kentucky’s Successful, Lifesaving COVID-19 Response

Bill Stephens

February 3rd, 2021

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Lawmakers’ bill would create confusion, chaos by surrendering Kentucky to the deadly virus FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 2, 2021) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear filed a lawsuit to stop lawmakers from stripping the Governor of his ability to implement lifesaving public health measures during a pandemic that has killed […]

CARDINALS ACQUIRE ALL-STAR NOLAN ARENADO

CARDINALS ACQUIRE ALL-STAR NOLAN ARENADO

Bill Stephens

February 2nd, 2021

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MLB’S PREMIER 3RD BASEMAN COMES TO ST. LOUIS IN SIX-PLAYER TRADE WITH ROCKIES ST. LOUIS, Mo., February 1, 2021 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that they have completed a six-player trade with the Colorado Rockies, acquiring five-time (2015-19) National League All-Star third baseman Nolan Arenado and cash […]

AAA: Bulky Winter Jackets Can Interfere with Car Seat Safety

AAA: Bulky Winter Jackets Can Interfere with Car Seat Safety

Bill Stephens

February 1st, 2021

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Parents should take precautions when traveling with their children this winter While warm, puffy jackets can keep children warm this winter, they also pose a threat to their safety when worn underneath seatbelts in car seats. Given that car crashes are the number one killer […]

GRDHD Reports 133 Additional COVID-19 Cases and 2 COVID-19 Related Deaths

GRDHD Reports 133 Additional COVID-19 Cases and 2 COVID-19 Related Deaths

Bill Stephens

February 1st, 2021

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On Saturday, January 30, 2021, the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 133 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases with 74 in Daviess County, 4 in Hancock County, 27 in Henderson County, 9 in McLean County, 12 in Ohio County, 4 in Union County, and 3 […]

Gov. Beshear: 11th Straight Day of Positivity Rate Decrease

Gov. Beshear: 11th Straight Day of Positivity Rate Decrease

Bill Stephens

January 30th, 2021

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Kentuckians should continue to wear masks, maintain social distance, get vaccine when it’s their turn FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 29, 2021) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear announced the state’s positivity rate has declined to 8.75%. “Our declining positivity rate shows that Kentuckians are continuing to make those […]

Henderson Community College to Host Black History Monday’s

Henderson Community College to Host Black History Monday’s

Bill Stephens

January 30th, 2021

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Henderson, KY –Henderson Community College’s (HCC) Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion will be hosting Black History Monday’s during the Month of February via Microsoft Teams. All are welcome to attend. Dr. Michelle Chappell, HCC’s Coordinator of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, coordinated these events because she […]

U.S. whiskey bolstered by liquor store sales in 2020

U.S. whiskey bolstered by liquor store sales in 2020

Bill Stephens

January 29th, 2021

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — American whiskey absorbed some setbacks but showed resilience despite pandemic-related clampdowns on bars and restaurants in 2020. A report from a distilled spirits trade group shows liquor sales benefited from enduring demand for a good stiff drink. Despite plunging sales from […]

Gov. Beshear Announces Four New Regional Vaccine Sites, Website to Help Eligible Kentuckians ‘Find a Vaccine’

Gov. Beshear Announces Four New Regional Vaccine Sites, Website to Help Eligible Kentuckians ‘Find a Vaccine’

Bill Stephens

January 29th, 2021

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Limited vaccine supply means Kentuckians 70+ prioritized at Kroger, regional vaccine sites COVID-19 cases, positivity rate continue to decline; most deaths ever reported Thursday FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 28, 2021) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear announced the state, in partnership with Kroger Health, will open its first […]

GRDHD Reports 221 Additional COVID-19 Cases and 3 COVID-19 Related Deaths

GRDHD Reports 221 Additional COVID-19 Cases and 3 COVID-19 Related Deaths

Bill Stephens

January 29th, 2021

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On Thursday, January 28, 2021, the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 221 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases with 135 in Daviess County, 8 in Hancock County, 33 in Henderson County, 9 in McLean County, 18 in Ohio County, 5 in Union County, and 13 […]

Senator: Bill coming to preserve historical racing games

Senator: Bill coming to preserve historical racing games

Bill Stephens

January 29th, 2021

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Legislation is being prepared to preserve historical racing operations that serve as a crucial revenue source for Kentucky’s horse tracks. Sen. John Schickel says he’ll introduce the measure when lawmakers resume their session next Tuesday. He says it will come up […]

State releases county unemployment data for December 2020

State releases county unemployment data for December 2020

Bill Stephens

January 28th, 2021

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EDITOR’S NOTE: A link to Kentucky county unemployment rate tables is below. December County Unemployment Rate Tables FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 28, 2021) – Unemployment rates rose in 114 Kentucky counties between December 2019 and December 2020, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency […]