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KY Transportation Secretary Greg Thomas to attend Union County FiscalCourt Meeting Tuesday, September 25th

KY Transportation Secretary Greg Thomas to attend Union County FiscalCourt Meeting Tuesday, September 25th

WMSK Staff

September 21st, 2018

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Transportation officials to attend fiscal court meeting to discuss economic development and infrastructure needs for Union County Listening tour will invite input from local leaders on pressing projects MORGANFIELD, Ky. (Sept. 21, 2018) – Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Secretary Greg Thomas will attend the Union County […]

Kyndle to celebrate Manufacturing Month in October

Kyndle to celebrate Manufacturing Month in October

WMSK Staff

September 21st, 2018

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Kyndle will recognize October being Manufacturing Month by organizing a set of tours of local industries for technical students as well as recognizing industries at its 2018 Industry Appreciation Luncheon. Manufacturing Month and Manufacturing Day, which is October 5, addresses common misperceptions about manufacturing by […]

Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet releases August 2018 unemployment report

Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet releases August 2018 unemployment report

WMSK Staff

September 20th, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 20, 2018) — Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary August 2018 unemployment rate was 4.4 percent, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. The unemployment rate for August 2018 was up from the […]

Traffic ADVISORY – Street & Highway Closures Planned in SEBREE Community of WEBSTER County starting MON, SEPT 24

Traffic ADVISORY – Street & Highway Closures Planned in SEBREE Community of WEBSTER County starting MON, SEPT 24

WMSK Staff

September 20th, 2018

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CSX Railroad plans several street and highway closures in Sebree for rail crossing upgrades starting Monday, September 24, 2018. CSX plans to close Dixon Street and Webster Street Monday & Tuesday, September 24 & 25. This closure could continue into Wednesday morning. CSX plans to […]

Traffic ADVISORY – ALERT: US 41 CLOSED by Sinkhole at KY 112 Intersection in EARLINGTON

Traffic ADVISORY – ALERT: US 41 CLOSED by Sinkhole at KY 112 Intersection in EARLINGTON

WMSK Staff

September 19th, 2018

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US 41 is blocked at the intersection of KY 112 in EARLINGTON due to a sinkhole in the intersection. The roadway at this site along US 41 at the 12 mile marker in Hopkins County has been closes since about 12:30 p.m., CDT. A KYTC […]

National Voter Registration Day

National Voter Registration Day

WMSK Staff

September 19th, 2018

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Kentucky Protection & Advocacy, as a member of REV-UP Kentucky announces list of non-partisan voter registration booths FRANKFORT, Ky. (September 19, 2018) – National Voter Registration Day is Tuesday, September 25, 2018. Kentucky Protection & Advocacy, as a member of REV-UP Kentucky (a non-partisan, cross-disability […]

Surveys and Field Work Continuing for I-69 Crossing Preferred alternative expected this fall

Surveys and Field Work Continuing for I-69 Crossing Preferred alternative expected this fall

WMSK Staff

September 18th, 2018

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Evansville, Ind. (Sept. 18, 2018) – The I-69 Ohio River Crossing (I-69 ORX) Project Team is conducting additional survey and field work as the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) move closer to identifying a preferred alternative and publishing the […]

Traffic ADVISORY – Paving along KY 370 & KY 120 in WEBSTER County starting THIS WEEK

Traffic ADVISORY – Paving along KY 370 & KY 120 in WEBSTER County starting THIS WEEK

WMSK Staff

September 18th, 2018

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A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans paving along a sections of KY 370 and KY 120 in WEBSTER County THIS WEEK. Paving along KY 370 runs from the KY 147 intersection at milepoint 1.440 Extending eastward to the JZ Shelton Road intersection at […]

First Lady Holds Foster Care/Adoption Community Engagement Event in Daviess County

First Lady Holds Foster Care/Adoption Community Engagement Event in Daviess County

Bill Stephens

September 17th, 2018

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New initiative helps empower local faith-based, community and government groups to support vulnerable children and families FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 16, 2018) – First Lady Glenna Bevin today visited Owensboro for a community engagement event aimed at empowering local faith-based, community and government groups to support […]

Search begins for new Henderson Community College president

Search begins for new Henderson Community College president

WMSK Staff

September 17th, 2018

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Henderson, Ky. – Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) President Jay K. Box announced today the national search has begun for a new president for Henderson Community College (HCC). Box and HCC Board Chair Cass Wilson appointed a screening committee that Wilson will lead. […]

Kentucky State Police Post 16-Henderson welcomes Captain Brenton L. Ford as its new post commander.

Kentucky State Police Post 16-Henderson welcomes Captain Brenton L. Ford as its new post commander.

WMSK Staff

September 14th, 2018

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Daviess County Native Appointed Post Commander HENDERSON, Ky. (September 14, 2018)–Kentucky State Police Post 16-Henderson welcomes Captain Brenton L. Ford as its new post commander. Captain Ford is a 19-year veteran of the Kentucky State Police and has been previously assigned to Morehead, Henderson, Bowling […]

Kentucky State Resort Parks Offering Discounted Rate for East Coast Residents Seeking Shelter from Hurricane

Kentucky State Resort Parks Offering Discounted Rate for East Coast Residents Seeking Shelter from Hurricane

WMSK Staff

September 11th, 2018

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Adverse weather rates available at all resort parks through Sept. 30 FRANKFORT, Ky. (September 11, 2018) – Kentucky State Resort Parks are offering a discounted rate of $49.95/night on lodge rooms to residents of any East Coast state seeking shelter from Hurricane Florence. The rate […]

Traffic Advisory – Closure on KY 758 between Pride and Morganfield in UNION County on Thursday, Sept 13th

Traffic Advisory – Closure on KY 758 between Pride and Morganfield in UNION County on Thursday, Sept 13th

WMSK Staff

September 11th, 2018

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Traffic ADVISORY The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to close KY 758 betweeb Pride and Morganfield in UNION County on Thursday, September 13, 2018. KY 758 will be closed at the 8.2 mile marker to allow a cross drain to be replaced. This is along Ky […]

KYTC issues emergency declaration in advance of Hurricane Florence

KYTC issues emergency declaration in advance of Hurricane Florence

WMSK Staff

September 11th, 2018

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Declaration waives certain commercial motor carrier regulations for operators providing relief to affected areas FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 11, 2018) – In anticipation of Hurricane Florence and its potential to cause damage to the southeastern United States, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Secretary Greg Thomas has waived certain […]

Local Rescue Squad Assists With Search for Missing Boater

Local Rescue Squad Assists With Search for Missing Boater

WMSK Staff

September 10th, 2018

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CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Members of the Henderson City – County Rescue squad are back on the Ohio River for a second day assisting in the search for a missing Owensboro man. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources says that a boat carrying two men […]