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State releases county unemployment data for January 2019

State releases county unemployment data for January 2019

WMSK Staff

March 15th, 2019

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Henderson posts one of the lowest rates in the state despite slight increase. FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 14, 2019) – Unemployment rates fell in 37 Kentucky counties between January 2018 and January 2019, rose in 72, and stayed the same in 11 counties, according to the […]

Bernard Gerald Greenwell

WMSK Staff

March 14th, 2019

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Bernard Gerald Greenwell, age 83 of Uniontown Ky, passed away peacefully Wednesday, March 13, at Methodist Hospital in Henderson KY. He was born December 26, 1935, to the late William Sylvester and Mary Regina Clements Greenwell. He was a 1954 graduate of St. Vincent Academy. […]

Ground breaking ceremony for new Emergency Department at Methodist Hospital in Morganfield planned for March 21

Ground breaking ceremony for new Emergency Department at Methodist Hospital in Morganfield planned for March 21

WMSK Staff

March 14th, 2019

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At 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 21, Methodist Hospital in Morganfield, located at 4604 US Highway 60 West, will hold a ground breaking ceremony for its new Emergency Department. The nearly $5 million project will primarily focus on the relocation and expansion of the original […]

Kentucky could make worst-funded pension plan even worse

Kentucky could make worst-funded pension plan even worse

WMSK Staff

March 14th, 2019

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By ADAM BEAM Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Over the next three decades, Kentucky owes roughly 35,000 state workers more than $15 billion in pension benefits. But it has a little more than $2 billion to make those payments. That’s less than 13 percent […]

Linda Vaughn Holeman

WMSK Staff

March 13th, 2019

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Linda (Vaughn) Holeman, age 67 of Leitchfield, KY passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville. She was born in Union County KY on May 25, 1951 daughter of Gilbert C. and Dixie (Yates) Vaughn. She was married to Larry Holeman […]

Kentucky House advances proposal to ban tobacco at schools

Kentucky House advances proposal to ban tobacco at schools

WMSK Staff

March 13th, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky House of Representatives has approved a bill that would force some school districts to address tobacco use on campus. Lawmakers approved House Bill 11 by a vote of 85-11 on Tuesday. It would ban the use of all tobacco […]

Judicial Nominating Commission announces nominees for vacant Supreme Court seat

Judicial Nominating Commission announces nominees for vacant Supreme Court seat

WMSK Staff

March 13th, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky., March 12, 2019 – The Judicial Nominating Commission, led by Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr., today announced nominees to fill the vacant Supreme Court seat in the 1st Supreme Court District. The district is composed of 24 Western Kentucky counties. […]

Benjamin F. Brinkley

WMSK Staff

March 13th, 2019

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Benjamin F. Brinkley died March 11, 2019. He was born on February 5, 1928 In Sturgis KY to the late HL and Willie Mae Brinkley. He was preceded in death by brothers JR and Coleman, sister Louise Shelton and granddaughter Amy Narvical. Ben is survived […]

Woman’s body found at Kentucky park prompts investigation

WMSK Staff

March 12th, 2019

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PARK CITY, Ky. (AP) — A woman’s body has been found in at Kentucky’s Mammoth Cave National Park in what officials are calling a suspicious death. News outlets report that the body found in Zion Hill Cemetery on Monday morning has been identified as that […]

Students Invited to Audition For HAAA’s Summer Performance of Beauty and The Beast

Students Invited to Audition For HAAA’s Summer Performance of Beauty and The Beast

WMSK Staff

March 11th, 2019

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Pre-Registration Required For This Year’s Auditions, Limited Spots Available! (March 11, 2019 – Henderson, Ky.) The Henderson Area Arts Alliance is proud to present this year’s children’s summer musical: Beauty and The Beast. The show is presented by Compass Creative Dramatics, who will train and […]

Charles “Charlie” Shelton

WMSK Staff

March 11th, 2019

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Charles “Charlie” Shelton, age 76 of Morganfield, KY died Sunday 3/10/19 at the West Kentucky Veteran’s Center in Hanson, KY. He was a member of Sturgis Baptist Church. Charlie was an 18 year military veteran and retired from Methodist Hospital Union County after 27 years. […]

Alice Jean Cunningham

WMSK Staff

March 11th, 2019

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Alice Jean Cunningham, 81 of Morganfield passed away Friday, March 8, 2019 at Union County Methodist Hospital. She was a member of Morganfield First Baptist Church. Alice was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren […]

Johnny Dwayne Thomas

WMSK Staff

March 11th, 2019

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Johnny Dwayne Thomas, 56 of Morganfield, KY passed away Thursday, March 7, 2019 at Gateway Hospital. He was born April 14, 1962 to the late Harold Sr. and Margaret Thomas. Johnny worked at Gibbs Die Casting for over 20 years and he worked in the […]

Brenda Jo Conrad Brantley

WMSK Staff

March 11th, 2019

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Brenda Jo (Conrad) Brantley, age 75 of Radcliff, KY formerly of Uniontown, KY died Friday 3/8/19 at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown, KY. Brenda was a loyal wife and loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She appreciated everything about life and loved her family dearly. […]

Gov. Bevin announces Transportation Cabinet’s emergency contact portal to give drivers peace of mind

Gov. Bevin announces Transportation Cabinet’s emergency contact portal to give drivers peace of mind

WMSK Staff

March 8th, 2019

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Agency partners with law enforcement to launch online registry to notify driver-selected contact in emergency situations FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 7, 2019) – Surrounded by law enforcement and transportation officials, Governor Matt Bevin today announced the launch of Emergency Notice. This new online emergency contact registry […]