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GRDHD Reports 171 Additional COVID-19 Cases and 9 COVID-19 Related Deaths

GRDHD Reports 171 Additional COVID-19 Cases and 9 COVID-19 Related Deaths

Bill Stephens

November 25th, 2020

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On Wednesday, November 25, 2020 the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 171 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases with 92 in Daviess County, 6 in Hancock County, 29 in Henderson County, 6 in McLean County, 33 in Ohio County, 2 in Union County, and 3 […]

New Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship campaign encourages adults to go to college

New Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship campaign encourages adults to go to college

Bill Stephens

November 25th, 2020

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Henderson, KY – Never Underestimate You!  That’s the mantra behind a new campaign for the Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship, an effort to boost education and employability among adults. The scholarship, which Henderson Community College (HCC) began offering in 2017, offers up to 60 hours of free […]

Federal extended unemployment aid to end for Kentuckians

Federal extended unemployment aid to end for Kentuckians

Bill Stephens

November 25th, 2020

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Labor Cabinet says payments that are part of a federal program to aid those unemployed because of the ongoing pandemic will end this weekend under federal rules, affecting roughly 4,700 Kentuckians. The U.S. Department of Labor notified the state […]

GRDHD Reports 129 Additional COVID-19 Cases and 5 COVID-19 Related Deaths

GRDHD Reports 129 Additional COVID-19 Cases and 5 COVID-19 Related Deaths

Bill Stephens

November 24th, 2020

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On Tuesday, November 24, 2020 the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 129 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases with 45 in Daviess County, 7 in Hancock County, 31 in Henderson County, 6 in McLean County, 20 in Ohio County, 4 in Union County, and 14 […]

New orders critical to stopping spread, saving lives

New orders critical to stopping spread, saving lives

Bill Stephens

November 24th, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 23, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear implored Kentuckians to adhere to new restrictions and guidance that will help stop the rapid spread of COVID-19 in the commonwealth. The number of Kentuckians diagnosed with COVID-19, hospitalized with the disease, admitted to the ICU and […]

GRDHD Reports 131 Additional COVID-19 Cases and 2 COVID-19 Related Deaths

GRDHD Reports 131 Additional COVID-19 Cases and 2 COVID-19 Related Deaths

Bill Stephens

November 23rd, 2020

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On Monday, November 23, 2020, the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 131 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases with 79 in Daviess County, 3 in Hancock County, 23 in Henderson County, 3 in McLean County, 8 in Ohio County, 7 in Union County, and 8 […]

Silver Bells & the Season of Giving

Silver Bells & the Season of Giving

Bill Stephens

November 23rd, 2020

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The District Long Term Care Ombudsman Program invites individuals and organizations in the GRADD area to contribute to the 2020 Silver Bells project. Due to COVID-19, monetary donations are requested for the purchase of items to fill holiday gift bags for delivery to two personal care homes […]

Department of Revenue Sets 2021-2022 Homestead Exemption

Department of Revenue Sets 2021-2022 Homestead Exemption

Bill Stephens

November 23rd, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (November 23, 2020) – The Kentucky Department of Revenue (DOR) has set the maximum homestead exemption on real estate owned by qualified individuals at $40,500 for the 2021 and 2022 tax periods. By statute, the amount of the homestead exemption is recalculated every two […]

Kentucky State Police Hopes Shoppers Fill Their Carts ‘Beary’ Full

Kentucky State Police Hopes Shoppers Fill Their Carts ‘Beary’ Full

Bill Stephens

November 23rd, 2020

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Black Friday Sale Supports Trooper Teddy Project FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 23, 2020) — It’s nearly Black Friday and the Kentucky State Police (KSP) hope shoppers will include a Trooper Teddy Bear on their Christmas list this year. The bears go on sale Thanksgiving night at 6 […]

AG, private school sue over order closing in-person classes

AG, private school sue over order closing in-person classes

Bill Stephens

November 23rd, 2020

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron has joined a private school in a lawsuit against Gov. Andy Beshear, arguing that a school closure order not only violated state law but also the First Amendment. Earlier this week, the Democratic governor announced that […]

Gov. Beshear Reports Highest Week Ever for COVID-19 Cases

Gov. Beshear Reports Highest Week Ever for COVID-19 Cases

Bill Stephens

November 23rd, 2020

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Weekly case count surpasses previous record by 3,766 cases FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 22, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear announced 2,194 new cases and said today’s COVID-19 case report is the highest ever for a Sunday. The second highest Sunday was Oct. 25, when the Governor reported […]

Supreme Court amends court operations statewide to address escalating COVID cases

Supreme Court amends court operations statewide to address escalating COVID cases

Bill Stephens

November 20th, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky., Nov. 20, 2020 – The Supreme Court has issued new mandates to govern court operations as nearly all 120 Kentucky counties are now in the COVID-19 red zone. Citing the news that 250,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 and health-care resources are becoming overwhelmed, Chief […]

Kentucky State Police Encourage Citizens to ‘Buckle Up’ During Thanksgiving Travel

Kentucky State Police Encourage Citizens to ‘Buckle Up’ During Thanksgiving Travel

Bill Stephens

November 20th, 2020

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Announces ‘Click it or Ticket’ Enforcement Effort FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 20, 2020) –Thanksgiving weekend is traditionally one of the heaviest traveled holidays across the country. Kentucky State Police (KSP) announced today that they will step up patrols as part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration […]

Kentucky sets new daily high: 3,649 new coronavirus cases

Kentucky sets new daily high: 3,649 new coronavirus cases

Bill Stephens

November 20th, 2020

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear has reported 3,649 new confirmed coronavirus cases, a record daily high. The Bluegrass state’s highest daily totals since the start of the pandemic have all been in the past week. The Democratic governor also announced 30 new […]

GRDHD Reports 128 Additional COVID-19 Cases & 2 COVID-19 Related Deaths

GRDHD Reports 128 Additional COVID-19 Cases & 2 COVID-19 Related Deaths

Bill Stephens

November 19th, 2020

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On Thursday, November 19, 2020 the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 128 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases with 49 in Daviess County, 8 in Hancock County, 24 in Henderson County, 4 in McLean County, 13 in Ohio County, 12 in Union County, and 18 […]