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NWS Special Weather Statement-Slick Driving Conditions Possible This Morning

WMSK Staff

November 13th, 2018

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Light snow will gradually come to an end from west to east across the region through 8 AM. After sunrise, the snow should be limited to the Pennyrile region of west Kentucky, where temperatures are expected to linger just above freezing. While the snow has […]

Kentucky has Fewer Coal Jobs Than When Trump Took Office

Kentucky has Fewer Coal Jobs Than When Trump Took Office

WMSK Staff

November 12th, 2018

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Despite promises to reinvigorate the coal industry, Kentucky has fewer coal jobs today than when President Donald Trump took office two years ago. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports coal employment averaged 6,550 in Kentucky in the first quarter of 2017 when Trump […]

Western Kentucky University closing dorm to remove mold

Western Kentucky University closing dorm to remove mold

WMSK Staff

November 9th, 2018

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Western Kentucky University officials are closing a dorm and moving almost 350 students to other residence halls after finding mold in Minton Hall. University spokesman Bob Skipper told news outlets on Thursday that the building will close on Monday so […]

Close congressional race headlines Kentucky elections

Close congressional race headlines Kentucky elections

WMSK Staff

November 6th, 2018

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A tight Kentucky congressional race in a district President Donald Trump won by double digits could be an early indicator whether the U.S. House will shift to Democratic control in the midterm elections. Newcomer Amy McGrath’s challenge of Republican incumbent Andy […]

Music Programming Partnership with University of Evansville, University of Louisville, University of Kentucky

Music Programming Partnership with University of Evansville, University of Louisville, University of Kentucky

WMSK Staff

November 6th, 2018

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Music Programming Partnership with University of Evansville, University of Louisville, University of Kentucky Henderson, KY – The Preston Arts Center is excited to announc a new programming partnership with the University of Evansville, University of Louisville and University of Kentucky music departments. All events will […]

Hayley Breanna Dickerson Duncan

WMSK Staff

November 6th, 2018

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Hayley Breanna Dickerson Duncan, age 28 of Uniontown, KY died Monday 11/5/2018 at Lucy smith King Care Center in Henderson, KY. She was a 2008 graduate of Union county High School. She enjoyed singing and dancing and spending time with her children and nieces and […]

Ray Henry, Jr.

WMSK Staff

November 6th, 2018

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Ray Henry, Jr. age 57 of Uniontown, KY died Saturday 11/4/18 in Uniontown, KY. He enjoyed arrowhead hunting, frog hunting, mushroom hunting, wood carving and writing poetry. He was preceded in death by his father Ray Henry, Sr. and infant son, Denny Ray Henry. Survivors […]

Evelyn Louise Railey

WMSK Staff

November 5th, 2018

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Evelyn Louise Railey, age 93 of Newburgh, IN formerly of Morganfield, KY died Friday 11/3/18 at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville, IN. She was a member Morganfield First Baptist Church and lifetime member of Eastern Star. She had been employed as Dr. Don Wick’s dental […]

Natural Gas to Cost Less Than a Year Ago

Natural Gas to Cost Less Than a Year Ago

WMSK Staff

November 1st, 2018

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Energy efficiency improvements can help reduce bills, PSC says FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 1, 2018) – Kentucky residents who heat their homes with natural gas will see somewhat lower prices at the start of the 2018-2019 heating season than they did a year ago, the Kentucky […]

Traffic Alert -Updated Water Over The Road Report for Dist. 2

Traffic Alert -Updated Water Over The Road Report for Dist. 2

WMSK Staff

November 1st, 2018

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KY Highway Water Over Road Report at 11:30 a.m. (D2) Christian County US 41 South- Water Over Road signs posted along Northbound lanes at 1.9mm Near Christian-Todd Co. Line Caldwell County KY 139 South has High Water signs posted at the 7.5mm Hopkins County KY […]

Traffic Advisory – Heavy Rainfall Overnight Creates Hazards on the Morning Commute

Traffic Advisory – Heavy Rainfall Overnight Creates Hazards on the Morning Commute

WMSK Staff

November 1st, 2018

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While we do not have reports of roadway flooding at specific locations in our District 2 counties, we had several counties with flash flood warnings overnight. Motorists are advised to use extreme caution on the morning commute. As crews have been out checking highways they’ve […]

Mary Katherine Conrad

WMSK Staff

October 31st, 2018

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Mary Katherine Conrad of Sturgis, Kentucky died Wednesday 10/31/2018 at Methodist Hospital Union County in Morganfield, Kentucky. She was a member of VFW and attended the Church of God of Prophecy. She was a loving mother & grandmother. She also enjoyed dancing & antiques. She […]

Open Enrollment at healthcare.gov Begins Nov. 1

Open Enrollment at healthcare.gov Begins Nov. 1

WMSK Staff

October 31st, 2018

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FRANKFORT, KY. (Oct. 30, 2018) – Open Enrollment for 2019 Marketplace health insurance plans at healthcare.gov starts Thursday. The Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange (KHBE), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) is working to ensure Kentuckians are prepared, informed and have the resources […]

Beshear: Report Election Violations to Attorney General’s Hotline

Beshear: Report Election Violations to Attorney General’s Hotline

WMSK Staff

October 31st, 2018

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Dedicated public webpage to show county-by-county hotline reports FRANKFORT, KY. (Oct. 30, 2018) – Attorney General Andy Beshear is asking Kentuckians to call his office’s Election Law Violations Hotline to report violations of Kentucky’s election laws. As voters prepare to head to the polls, Beshear […]

Dorothy Marie Dunn

WMSK Staff

October 31st, 2018

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Dorothy Marie Dunn age 76 of Morganfield, KY died Tuesday, 10/30/2018 at Methodist Hospital in Henderson. She was a very active member of Whispering Meadows Baptist Church. She enjoyed sewing and crocheting, especially with her sister. She is preceded in death by her husband; Roy […]