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SENATE WEEK IN REVIEW – Commentary By State Senator Dorsey Ridley

SENATE WEEK IN REVIEW – Commentary By State Senator Dorsey Ridley

WMSK Staff

February 24th, 2017

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FRANKFORT — As our time in Frankfort grows shorter, our work escalates. We passed the halfway mark of the 2017 Legislative Session earlier this week, but there is still much to be done and important bills are still making their way through the legislative process. […]

Dems tap former Kentucky governor to counter Trump speech

Dems tap former Kentucky governor to counter Trump speech

WMSK Staff

February 24th, 2017

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats have tapped former Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear to deliver the party’s response to President Donald Trump’s address to a joint session of Congress Tuesday night. That’s the word on Friday from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Democratic leader Nancy […]

Kenergy Communications Manager Steps Down

Kenergy Communications Manager Steps Down

WMSK Staff

February 23rd, 2017

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Kenergy announces the resignation of its Communications and Public Relations Manager Renee Beasley Jones. Beasley Jones has served in that role since August 2009. Her last day was Wednesday, February 22. “We accept Renee’s resignation with regret but wish her well in her future endeavors”, […]

Traffic ADVISORY – Speed Limit to Go UP on US 60/Wendell Ford Expressway AroundOwensboro on Thursday, FEB 23

Traffic ADVISORY – Speed Limit to Go UP on US 60/Wendell Ford Expressway AroundOwensboro on Thursday, FEB 23

WMSK Staff

February 22nd, 2017

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A sign crew plans to change out signs raising the speed limit along US 60/The Wendell Ford Expressway around Owensboro from 55 miles per hour to 65 miles per hour on Thursday, February 23, 2017. The sign crew plans to start work around 9:00 a.m.,CST. […]

HCC to Host Health Careers Fair Friday

HCC to Host Health Careers Fair Friday

WMSK Staff

February 22nd, 2017

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(Henderson) KY- Henderson Community College Health Careers Fair is scheduled for Friday, February 24 from 10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in the Preston Arts Center, 2660 South Green Street. This event is free and open to all HCC students, staff, and faculty, as well as […]

Traffic ADVISORY – brief northbound lane restriction at the north end of the US 41 Henderson Strip on Wednesday, February 22, 2017.

Traffic ADVISORY – brief northbound lane restriction at the north end of the US 41 Henderson Strip on Wednesday, February 22, 2017.

WMSK Staff

February 21st, 2017

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans a brief northbound lane restriction at the north end of the US 41 Henderson Strip on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. This daytime lane restriction will run from US 41 milepoint 17.5 to milepoint 18.5. This is along the north end […]

Local Girls eligible to participate in the Kentucky State Free Throw Challenge.

Local Girls eligible to participate in the Kentucky State Free Throw Challenge.

WMSK Staff

February 21st, 2017

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Congratulations to these local winners in the 2017 Knights of Columbus Owensboro Regional Free Throw Challenge which was held Saturday (Feb 18) at St. Romuald School Gym In Hardinsburg, KY: Kierstyn Holt (9), Sturgis and Katelyn “Reese” Hagan (11), Morganfield Winners are eligible to participate […]

Traffic Advisory for the Henderson 41 Strip Wednesday 02-22-17

Traffic Advisory for the Henderson 41 Strip Wednesday 02-22-17

WMSK Staff

February 21st, 2017

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Traffic ADVISORY The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans a brief northbound lane restriction at the north end of the US 41 Henderson Strip on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. This daytime lane restriction will run from US 41 milepoint 17.5 to milepoint 18.5. This is along the […]

Fifty-five years after first orbit, Glenn still inspires

Fifty-five years after first orbit, Glenn still inspires

WMSK Staff

February 20th, 2017

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — John Glenn is continuing to inspire 55 years after becoming the first American to orbit Earth. Since Glenn’s death on Dec. 8 at the age of 95, devotees have visited an exhibit of his artifacts at Ohio State University, backers have […]

AG Commissioner – Make the voluntary ‘ag tag’ donation and invest in Kentucky’s youth

AG Commissioner – Make the voluntary ‘ag tag’ donation and invest in Kentucky’s youth

WMSK Staff

February 20th, 2017

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Commentary By Ryan Quarles, Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture FRANKFORT (February 20, 2017) — You are proud to be a farmer. That is why you buy farm license plates for your farm vehicles. When you renew your farm plates – or “ag tags” – you have […]

Traffic ADVISORY – Southbound Lane Restriction on the US 41 Twin Bridges between Henderson and Evansville on THURSDAY, & Again Over the Weekend.

Traffic ADVISORY – Southbound Lane Restriction on the US 41 Twin Bridges between Henderson and Evansville on THURSDAY, & Again Over the Weekend.

WMSK Staff

February 20th, 2017

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A contractor plans a southbound lane restriction on the US 41 Twin Bridges between Henderson and Evansville on THURSDAY, and again over the weekend. On Thursday, February 23rd a contractor plans to restrict southbound traffic from approximately 8:30 a.m., CST, to about 2:30 p.m., to […]

Pension system’s woes could be worse than previously thought

Pension system’s woes could be worse than previously thought

WMSK Staff

February 17th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s public pension system, which officially faces an $18.1 billion unfunded liability, might be in worse shape than previously thought. The Lexington Herald-Leader (http://bit.ly/2lqlzMM ) reports the bigger potential problem means taxpayers could be on the hook for more money to […]

Legislation to Bring Public Charter Schools to Kentucky Introduced in House

WMSK Staff

February 17th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, KY – Today, House Education Committee Chair John Carney (District 51), Chair of the House Education Committee introduced HB 520, to bring public charter schools to the Bluegrass State. The bill would allow public charter schools to open and begin serving students in the […]

SENATE WEEK IN REVIEW-Column by State Senator Dorsey Ridley

SENATE WEEK IN REVIEW-Column by State Senator Dorsey Ridley

WMSK Staff

February 17th, 2017

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FRANKFORT — As we near the halfway mark of the 2017 Legislative Session, the days have become more intense. We are debating issues in committee and on the floor and sending bills on to the House of Representatives for further consideration. As we are going […]

Police Release Identities of Henderson Couple Killed in Domestic Dispute

Police Release Identities of Henderson Couple Killed in Domestic Dispute

WMSK Staff

February 17th, 2017

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Henderson City Police have released the names of the Henderson couple found dead at their US 60 East apartment complex. According to Police Sgt. Russell Stoner authorities were called to the Greenleaf Point Apartments around 6:36 pm Thursday. Upon arrival officers found a deceased male […]