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KDVA Celebrating  Nursing Home Week

KDVA Celebrating Nursing Home Week

WMSK Staff

May 12th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 12, 2017) Governor Matt Bevin has proclaimed it to be Nursing Home Week in Kentucky May 14-20 and Kentucky’s three state Veterans Centers will be celebrating with events for residents, staff, family and friends. At Joseph “Eddie” Ballard Western Kentucky Veterans Center […]

Daytime Lane Restriction on the Northbound US 41 Twin Bridge Today

Daytime Lane Restriction on the Northbound US 41 Twin Bridge Today

WMSK Staff

May 11th, 2017

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Traffic ADVISORY A contractor plans to continue a northbound lane restriction on the US 41 Twin Bridges between Henderson and Evansville on THURSDAY, May 11, 2017. This northbound daytime lane restriction on THURSDAY is to allow a continuation of work on recent steel upgrades to […]

Union County Fiscal Court Receives Harsh Audit from State Auditor’s Office

Union County Fiscal Court Receives Harsh Audit from State Auditor’s Office

WMSK Staff

May 10th, 2017

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Mike Harmon, Auditor of Public Accounts, released Union County Fiscal Audit for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015. State law requires annual audits of county fiscal courts. In the release it is stated that as part of the audit process, the auditor must comment […]

Tennessee, Kentucky police partner to catch impaired drivers

Tennessee, Kentucky police partner to catch impaired drivers

WMSK Staff

May 10th, 2017

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Officials say police in Tennessee and Kentucky are partnering this month to look for impaired drivers near the state line. A statement from the Clarksville Police Department in Tennessee says law enforcement agencies plan to set up a checkpoint on U.S. […]

Traffic ADVISORY – northbound lane restriction on the US 41 Twin Bridges between Henderson and Evansville on WEDNESDAY, May 10, 2017.

Traffic ADVISORY – northbound lane restriction on the US 41 Twin Bridges between Henderson and Evansville on WEDNESDAY, May 10, 2017.

WMSK Staff

May 9th, 2017

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A contractor plans a northbound lane restriction on the US 41 Twin Bridges between Henderson and Evansville on WEDNESDAY, May 10, 2017. This northbound daytime lane restriction on Wednesday is to allow additional work on recent steel upgrades to the bridge structure. Northbound motorists traveling […]

Division for Air Quality Urges Kentuckians to “Learn Before You Burn”

Division for Air Quality Urges Kentuckians to “Learn Before You Burn”

WMSK Staff

May 9th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 4, 2017) – Spring-cleaning season has arrived, and for many Kentuckians that means burning unwanted debris. But before you light that burn pile, the Kentucky Division for Air Quality (DAQ) reminds you to learn before you burn. Illegal burning could result in […]

Kentucky Tourism Industry Generated $14.5 Billion in 2016

Kentucky Tourism Industry Generated $14.5 Billion in 2016

WMSK Staff

May 9th, 2017

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Economic Impact of Tourism Increases in All Nine Tourism Regions Frankfort, Ky. (May 8, 2017) –The economic impact of tourism in Kentucky was more than $14.5 billion in 2016, the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet and the Department of Tourism announced today. Kentucky’s tourism […]

A Trial Date for Former Morganfield Police Chief, Craig Bolds, has been set.

A Trial Date for Former Morganfield Police Chief, Craig Bolds, has been set.

WMSK Staff

May 8th, 2017

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A Trial date for Former City of Morganfield Police Chief Craig Bolds has been set. Bolds’ Jury Trial has been scheduled for August 22, 2017. Bolds was indicted and charged with Abuse of Public Trust, Theft by Failure to Make Required Disposition(greater then $500), Theft […]

GRITS offering transportation service to Owensboro Employment Office

WMSK Staff

May 8th, 2017

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HENDERSON, KY, May 8, 2017– Following the closure of the local office of Kentucky Career Center at Second and Water streets in February, Green River Intra-County Transit System (GRITS) is now offering daily transportation from Henderson to the Owensboro Career Center regional office. The Audubon […]

Traffic ADVISORY     KY Highway Water Over Road Report (D2)

Traffic ADVISORY KY Highway Water Over Road Report (D2)

WMSK Staff

May 8th, 2017

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Traffic ADVISORY KY Highway Water Over Road Report (D2) DAVIESS County KY 142 Water Over Road at the 4 to 6 mile marker- signs posted KY 56 Water Over Road at the 7 to 9 mile marker- signs posted HENDERSON County KY 2247/Posey Ball Rd […]

GRADD will host the Kentucky Association of Counties General Assembly Wrap-Up on May 10

GRADD will host the Kentucky Association of Counties General Assembly Wrap-Up on May 10

WMSK Staff

May 8th, 2017

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The public is invited to attend a Kentucky Association of Counties General Assembly Wrap-Up hosted by Green River Area Development District (GRADD) on Wednesday, May 10th. This free event will be held at the GRADD Office (300 GRADD Way, Owensboro) and will begin at 1:00pm […]

Gov. Matt Bevin declares May 8-12 Teacher Appreciation Week

Gov. Matt Bevin declares May 8-12 Teacher Appreciation Week

WMSK Staff

May 8th, 2017

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Take time to thank a teacher who made a difference in your life FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 8, 2017) – Governor Matt Bevin recently signed a proclamation officially declaring May 8-12 Teacher Appreciation Week in Kentucky, joining the National Educators Association in honoring and celebrating teachers […]

Morganfield Fire Department respond to Structure Fire Sunday Night and a Kitchen Fire Earlier in the Day.

Morganfield Fire Department respond to Structure Fire Sunday Night and a Kitchen Fire Earlier in the Day.

WMSK Staff

May 8th, 2017

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According to Morganfield Fire Department Chief Rick Millikan, The Morganfield Fire Department, Union County Volunteer Fire Department, Morganfield Rescue Squad and Union County EMS were dispatched to a working Structure Fire in the 500 block of West McElroy Street at approximately 11:30 last night after […]

KY Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing hosts outreach project in Owensboro and Bowling Green

KY Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing hosts outreach project in Owensboro and Bowling Green

WMSK Staff

May 3rd, 2017

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Regional meetings scheduled for May 16 in Owensboro and May 17 in Bowling Green FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 3, 2017) – The Kentucky Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (KCDHH) will hold the next regional outreach program from May 16-18 in western Kentucky. The […]

Tangible Personal Property Tax Filing Reminder  Due May 15, 2017

Tangible Personal Property Tax Filing Reminder Due May 15, 2017

WMSK Staff

May 3rd, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 3, 2017) – Kentucky tangible personal property tax returns are due on Monday, May 15, 2017. Returns filed after May 15, 2017 are considered past due in accordance with KRS 132.290 and subject to penalties and interest. Tangible property consists of physical […]