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Solar bill passes Kentucky House, heads back to Senate

Solar bill passes Kentucky House, heads back to Senate

WMSK Staff

February 15th, 2019

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By ADAM BEAM , Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Lawmakers in coal-loving Kentucky have approved a bill that could make solar panels less lucrative for residential customers beyond 2020. The House of Representatives voted 71-24 to pass Senate Bill 100 on Friday. It would […]

Public Health Reports Confirmed Case of Measles in Barren River District

Public Health Reports Confirmed Case of Measles in Barren River District

WMSK Staff

February 15th, 2019

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Case Is Not Linked to Washington Outbreak FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 15, 2019) – A case of measles has been confirmed in a young child living in the region served by the Barren River District Health Department. The child, who is unvaccinated, recently traveled out of […]

KSP and Local Authorities Searching for Union County Inmate

KSP and Local Authorities Searching for Union County Inmate

WMSK Staff

February 15th, 2019

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Inmate Walked Away From Jail Work Crew MORGANFIELD, Ky. (February 14, 2019) – Kentucky State Police troopers are investigating an escaped inmate from the Union County Detention Center in Morganfield. Officials at the detention center contacted Kentucky State Police just before 10:00am yesterday to report […]

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 3 AM CST SATURDAY…

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 3 AM CST SATURDAY…

WMSK Staff

February 15th, 2019

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* WHAT…Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow and sleet accumulations of up to three inches are expected generally along and north of a line from Greenville Missouri to Greenville Kentucky. Farther south, ice accumulations averaging around one tenth of an inch are expected. * WHERE…Southwest Indiana, […]

TVA votes to close coal-fired power plant in Kentucky

TVA votes to close coal-fired power plant in Kentucky

WMSK Staff

February 14th, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal utility board has voted to close a coal-fired power plant in Kentucky over the objections of President Donald Trump and some state GOP leaders. The Tennessee Valley Authority voted Thursday to retire the remaining coal-fired unit at its Paradise […]

CARDINALS TO HOST AN EVENING WITH LOU BROCK AND KEITH HERNANDEZ

CARDINALS TO HOST AN EVENING WITH LOU BROCK AND KEITH HERNANDEZ

WMSK Staff

February 13th, 2019

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Exclusive Speaker Series Event Scheduled for April 18th at Busch Stadium ST. LOUIS, Mo., February 13, 2019 – The St. Louis Cardinals will host an exclusive Speaker Series event featuring Hall of Famer Lou Brock and Cardinals Hall of Fame nominee Keith Hernandez on Thursday, […]

KY Highway Water Over Road Report for District 2 for Feb. 13th, 2019

WMSK Staff

February 13th, 2019

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Christian County KY 1338/Collins Bridge Rd CLOSED- signs posted Daviess County KY 298 is CLOSED at the 2 to 3mm- signs posted KY 762 is CLOSED at 0 to 1mm at the Daviess-Ohio Co. Line- signs posted KY 334/River Road is CLOSED at the 0 […]

CARDINALS ANNOUNCE $5 TICKET FLASH SALE

CARDINALS ANNOUNCE $5 TICKET FLASH SALE

WMSK Staff

February 11th, 2019

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$5 Tickets Loaded With $5 Cards Cash for 2019 Monday-Thursday Games On Sale Tomorrow ST. LOUIS, Mo., February 11, 2019 – In celebration of pitchers and catchers reporting for Spring Training, the St. Louis Cardinals have announced a special 12-hour flash ticket sale beginning tomorrow […]

FLOOD WARNING ISSUED FOR WMSK LISTENING AREA-NWS PADUCAH

FLOOD WARNING ISSUED FOR WMSK LISTENING AREA-NWS PADUCAH

WMSK Staff

February 11th, 2019

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The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a * Flood Warning for… Henderson County in northwestern Kentucky… Daviess County in northwestern Kentucky… Muhlenberg County in south central Kentucky… Christian County in south central Kentucky… Caldwell County in western Kentucky… McLean County in northwestern Kentucky… […]

GOP candidate withdraws challenge for Kentucky House seat

GOP candidate withdraws challenge for Kentucky House seat

WMSK Staff

February 11th, 2019

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By ADAM BEAM , Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — His political future down to a coin flip, a Kentucky Republican walked away from an election challenge Friday in a decision that will keep a Democrat in the state legislature and likely avoid a lengthy […]

Kentucky candidate denied Trump nickname on 2019 ballot

Kentucky candidate denied Trump nickname on 2019 ballot

WMSK Staff

February 11th, 2019

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By BRUCE SCHREINER , Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Republican candidate who took the nickname “Trump” is vowing to fight to put it on Kentucky’s ballot after the state’s chief election official determined it was an “improper attempt” to gain an advantage in […]

2 ceremonies planned at Fort Campbell for returning soldiers

2 ceremonies planned at Fort Campbell for returning soldiers

WMSK Staff

February 11th, 2019

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FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — Fort Campbell plans two welcome home ceremonies this week for more than 300 soldiers who are due to return to the Army post on the Kentucky-Tennessee line. The post says in a statement that ceremonies will be held on Feb. […]

Both US 41 Bi-State Memorial Twin Bridge in Henderson Closed Due to Ice, Wrecks- Henderson EMA

WMSK Staff

February 10th, 2019

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From Henderson County Emergency Management: The twin bridges remain closed as well as the cloverleaf. Freezing rain continues to fall. We’re expecting .05 to .10 of ice on elevated surfaces over the next hour or so. Those surfaces are already covered with ice. Please use […]

Winter Weather Advisory in Effect for the WSON Listening Area

Winter Weather Advisory in Effect for the WSON Listening Area

WMSK Staff

February 10th, 2019

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..WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY… * WHAT…Mixed precipitation expected, including a period of light freezing rain. Ice accumulations up to one tenth of an inch expected, and snow accumulations, if any, should be less than an inch. * WHERE…All of […]

Flags Lowered to Half-Staff upon the Passing of Rep. John David Dingell, Jr.

Flags Lowered to Half-Staff upon the Passing of Rep. John David Dingell, Jr.

WMSK Staff

February 9th, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 8, 2019) – In accordance with the proclamation by President Donald J. Trump, both American and state flags at public office buildings are lowered to half-staff beginning immediately until sunset on Feb. 9, 2019, to honor former Representative John David Dingell, Jr., […]