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Traffic Advisory Reminder.

Traffic Advisory Reminder.

WMSK Staff

March 22nd, 2017

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As a reminder, a contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans a NORTHBOUND work zone lane restriction on the US 41 Twin Bridges at Henderson starting Wednesday, March 22, 2017. This daytime work zone on the northbound bridge is expected to be in place from […]

Traffic ADVISORY – daytime work zone lane restriction along US 60 near the Henderson Community College Campus Planned for Thursday, March 23, 2017.

Traffic ADVISORY – daytime work zone lane restriction along US 60 near the Henderson Community College Campus Planned for Thursday, March 23, 2017.

WMSK Staff

March 21st, 2017

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A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans a daytime work zone lane restriction along US 60 near the Henderson Community College Campus on Thursday, March 23, 2017. This is part of a project to widen US 60 to 4 lanes with a center turn […]

Quarles participates in national ag summit on Farm Bill

Quarles participates in national ag summit on Farm Bill

WMSK Staff

March 21st, 2017

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Kentucky ag commissioner part of panel discussion on bringing the next generation back to the farm WASHINGTON (March 20, 2017) — Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles said today that industry and government leaders must do more to attract young people to careers in agriculture. “We must […]

Low pathogenic avian influenza detected in western Kentucky

Low pathogenic avian influenza detected in western Kentucky

WMSK Staff

March 20th, 2017

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Christian County flock depopulated; surveillance continues FRANKFORT (March 20, 2017) — Federal and state authorities say a case of low pathogenic avian influenza has been detected in a commercial poultry flock in western Kentucky. Kentucky State Veterinarian Robert C. Stout said the National Veterinary Services […]

Traffic ADVISORY – SOUTHBOUND daytime lane restriction on the US 41 Twin Bridges between Henderson and Evansville on Monday, March 20, 2017, with the work zone moving to the NORTHBOUND bridge starting Tuesday, March 21, 2017.

Traffic ADVISORY – SOUTHBOUND daytime lane restriction on the US 41 Twin Bridges between Henderson and Evansville on Monday, March 20, 2017, with the work zone moving to the NORTHBOUND bridge starting Tuesday, March 21, 2017.

WMSK Staff

March 20th, 2017

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A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans a SOUTHBOUND daytime lane restriction on the US 41 Twin Bridges between Henderson and Evansville on Monday, March 20, 2017, with the work zone moving to the NORTHBOUND bridge starting Tuesday, March 21, 2017. SOUTHBOUND traffic on […]

HCC Wellness Hosts Deaconess Mobile Breast Center

HCC Wellness Hosts Deaconess Mobile Breast Center

WMSK Staff

March 17th, 2017

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The Deaconess Mobile Breast Center will be on campus on April 3rd in the Administration’s Building parking lot. The Wellness Committee recognizes with everyone’s busy schedules, it can be difficult to find time to get an annual breast screening. The mobile center offers state of […]

Henderson County Adult Education to Host Saturday Event

Henderson County Adult Education to Host Saturday Event

WMSK Staff

March 17th, 2017

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(Henderson) KY- The Henderson County Adult Education center will be host a one day, Saturday event from 8:00am – 3:00pm on March 18. Students will be able to attend orientation, complete a TABE assessment, take a GEDReady test, or complete a workplace assessment. This event […]

Man accused in deadly bank holdup pleads guilty to charges

Man accused in deadly bank holdup pleads guilty to charges

WMSK Staff

March 17th, 2017

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BENTON, Ill. (AP) — A man accused of fatally stabbing two Illinois bank workers and critically wounding a third during a botched robbery has pleaded guilty to charges. James Nathaniel Watts pleaded guilty Thursday to attempted armed bank robbery resulting in death and one count […]

SENATE WEEK IN REVIEW COLUMN By Sen. Dorsey Ridley

SENATE WEEK IN REVIEW COLUMN By Sen. Dorsey Ridley

WMSK Staff

March 17th, 2017

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FRANKFORT — In this weekly column I try to emphasis positive legislation that I believe will move our state forward. Unfortunately, in the final days of the 2017 Legislative Session, the Kentucky General Assembly passed some very far-reaching legislation that I believe is wrong for […]

Transportation Cabinet asks organizations to “Glow Orange” for work zone safety awareness

Transportation Cabinet asks organizations to “Glow Orange” for work zone safety awareness

WMSK Staff

March 17th, 2017

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National Work Zone Awareness Week is April 3-7 FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 16, 2017) – While many Kentuckians associate the color orange with rival college athletics programs, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) today announced “Glow Orange, Kentucky” week, an initiative inspired by a national campaign to […]

BASKETBALL FANS FROM AROUND KENTUCKY ARE INDY-BOUND

BASKETBALL FANS FROM AROUND KENTUCKY ARE INDY-BOUND

WMSK Staff

March 17th, 2017

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Tolling is in place on two I-65 bridges and new SR 265 Lewis and Clark Bridge LOUISVILLE, Ky. (March 16, 2017) – Basketball fans from across Kentucky are making the drive to Indianapolis for opening rounds of the NCAA Tournament to see their teams in […]

School Choice Receives Resounding Victory in Kentucky

School Choice Receives Resounding Victory in Kentucky

WMSK Staff

March 16th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 15, 2017) – In the final ticks of the 2017 Regular Session, the Kentucky Legislature gave approval to a dynamic measure that dramatically reforms education in the Commonwealth. Charter schools will now come to the Commonwealth, and the thousands of Kentucky students […]

In Ky. coal country, a potential embrace of nuclear power

In Ky. coal country, a potential embrace of nuclear power

WMSK Staff

March 14th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky appears to be hedging its bets on a comeback for coal. The Republican-controlled state legislature is on the cusp of lifting its decades-long moratorium on nuclear energy, a move unthinkable just three years ago in a state that has been […]

TRAFFIC ADVISORY – NO LANE RESTRICTION TODAY ON SOUTHBOUND  BI-STATE BRIDGE

TRAFFIC ADVISORY – NO LANE RESTRICTION TODAY ON SOUTHBOUND BI-STATE BRIDGE

WMSK Staff

March 14th, 2017

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There will be no southbound lane restriction on the US 41 Twin Bridges TODAY. The contractor has been doing prep work beneath the southbound bridge and planned to restrict traffic today. However, the contractor halted work to assist with emergency response to the Monday crash […]

Morganfield Man injured in Multiple Car Collision on Twin Bridge.

Morganfield Man injured in Multiple Car Collision on Twin Bridge.

WMSK Staff

March 14th, 2017

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According to Henderson County Sheriff’s Office on Monday March 13th at approximately 1:25PM a collision on the south bound descent occurred when a 2006 Chevy Aveo operated by Jennifer Moore of Indiana, lost control and began to spin in the left lane. A 2012 KIA […]