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ICWS Installation along US 60-Bypass/KY 56 intersection atMorganfield to Activate on WED, June 13th

ICWS Installation along US 60-Bypass/KY 56 intersection atMorganfield to Activate on WED, June 13th

WMSK Staff

June 7th, 2018

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) plans to activate an Intersection Conflict Warning System (ICWS) at the U.S. 60-Bypass/Sam McElroy Expressway intersection with KY 56/East Main Street at Morganfield in Union County on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. The system – intended to reduce the number of […]

Kyndle FAME Holds Signing Day

Kyndle FAME Holds Signing Day

WMSK Staff

June 6th, 2018

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(Henderson, KY) – Kyndle FAME recognized students chosen for the 2018 Kyndle FAME program as part of a Signing Day Ceremony on June 5, 2018 held at Henderson Community College. The program is a partnership between the Kyndle FAME sponsor employers, economic development organization Kyndle, […]

Memorial Day is time to show respect and reflect-Column By Senator Dorsey Ridley

Memorial Day is time to show respect and reflect-Column By Senator Dorsey Ridley

WMSK Staff

May 18th, 2018

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FRANKFORT — Memorial Day is a time to remember those brave Americans who fought for our nation and its freedom. This national day of remembrance is especially close to our hearts this year as our young men and women are fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan […]

Motorists Urged to Be On The Lookout for Farm Equipment On The Movealong Area Highways

Motorists Urged to Be On The Lookout for Farm Equipment On The Movealong Area Highways

WMSK Staff

May 16th, 2018

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is urging motorists to be alert for farm equipment on the move along highways across the region. In 2017, there were 189 farm tractor-related crashes in Kentucky. There were 40 injury crashes and 6 farm tractor-related fatal crashes on Kentucky highways […]

Henderson Community College will Close Herron Center Building

Henderson Community College will Close Herron Center Building

WMSK Staff

May 9th, 2018

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(Henderson, KY) – Henderson Community College will close its Herron Center building in Morganfield, Kentucky, on July 1, 2018. HCC President Kris Williams stated, “HCC reviews it resources on an on-going basis. Recently, three actions have required college leadership to consider closing the Herron Center […]

KSP Offers Free School Safety Resource for Educators

KSP Offers Free School Safety Resource for Educators

WMSK Staff

May 4th, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 4, 2018) As part of its Safe Schools Program, the Kentucky State Police (KSP) is rolling out a new video, ‘Be Prepared, not Scared’, that provides tips for keeping children safe in schools. The video is designed for pre-school through elementary-level students […]

Presidential Disaster Declared for Kentucky Counties Impacted by Severe Weather and Flooding

Presidential Disaster Declared for Kentucky Counties Impacted by Severe Weather and Flooding

WMSK Staff

April 27th, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 27, 2018) – President Donald Trump has authorized assistance for certain Kentucky counties that suffered significant damage as a result of the severe weather and flooding event occurring from Feb. 21, 2018 through March 21, 2018. “We are grateful to the President […]

Less than week left to register to vote in Kentucky primary

Less than week left to register to vote in Kentucky primary

WMSK Staff

April 17th, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentuckians have less than a week left to register to vote in next month’s primary election. The deadline to register is April 23. Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says county clerks’ offices statewide will accept online and paper applications until […]

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week (April 8-14) Honors Silent Heroes Behind The Headsets

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week (April 8-14) Honors Silent Heroes Behind The Headsets

WMSK Staff

April 10th, 2018

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HENDERSON, Ky. (April 08, 2018) — Telecommunicators at Kentucky State Police Post 16-Henderson in will be recognized along with more than 200,000 of their fellow communicators nationwide April 8-14 during National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. These silent heroes behind the headsets are more than just […]

Kentucky State Parks Offer Spring Weekday Golf Discount

Kentucky State Parks Offer Spring Weekday Golf Discount

WMSK Staff

April 5th, 2018

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20 percent discount Monday-Thursday FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 4, 2018) – Golfers can get a 20 percent discount off the normal rate at all Kentucky State Parks golf courses Monday through Thursday through May 24, 2018. You can get the discount by reserving a tee time […]

Senate Week in Review – By State Senator Dorsey Ridley

Senate Week in Review – By State Senator Dorsey Ridley

WMSK Staff

April 3rd, 2018

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FRANKFORT — The last five days of this session were framed by the voices of citizens from around the commonwealth making their wishes known. Thousands came to the Capitol daily, chanting and marching from early in the morning to late in the evening. The protests […]

Henderson County Man Arrested for Fleeing Police in Union County

Henderson County Man Arrested for Fleeing Police in Union County

WMSK Staff

April 2nd, 2018

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Crawford was Driving on a DUI Suspended License WAVERLY, Ky. (March 31, 2018)—Around 7p.m. Saturday, a Kentucky State Police trooper patrolling US 60 near Waverly observed a vehicle with occupants who were not wearing their seatbelts. When the trooper attempted to stop the vehicle, the […]

State releases county unemployment data for February 2018

State releases county unemployment data for February 2018

WMSK Staff

March 30th, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 29, 2018) – Unemployment rates fell in 119 Kentucky counties between February 2017 and February 2018 and rose in one (Metcalfe County), according to the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development […]

Pioneer Plastics to Upgrade Webster County Plant, Create 17 Jobs

Pioneer Plastics to Upgrade Webster County Plant, Create 17 Jobs

WMSK Staff

March 29th, 2018

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Company will add production capacity to meet demand Kyndle announced Pioneer Plastics, which manufactures a range of products for the restaurant, retail and appliance industries, will invest $600,000 and create 17 full-time jobs as it renovates its facility in Dixon. Pioneer will purchase new equipment […]

Traffic Alert – Deer Back On The Move On US 41 North Near Twin Bridges

Traffic Alert – Deer Back On The Move On US 41 North Near Twin Bridges

WMSK Staff

March 29th, 2018

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Floodwaters are back and that’s likely to mean deer herds along US 41 near Audubon State Park at Henderson. Rising Ohio River floodwaters are approaching a level where they will again push deer across US 41 at the north edge of Henderson starting perhaps as […]