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Traffic ADVISORY -Nighttime Lane Restriction Continues on Northbound Bi-State Memorial Twin Bridge

Traffic ADVISORY -Nighttime Lane Restriction Continues on Northbound Bi-State Memorial Twin Bridge

WMSK Staff

April 22nd, 2017

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Due to rain in the forecast for tonight there will be no northbound lane restriction on the US 41 Twin Bridges between Henderson and Evansville tonight, April 21, 2017 Northbound motorists traveling the US 41 Twin Bridges at Henderson and Evansville should be prepared to […]

Kenergy Denies It Is Responcible for Q Wireless Interference Issues

Kenergy Denies It Is Responcible for Q Wireless Interference Issues

WMSK Staff

April 21st, 2017

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Kenergy says it has come to their attention that Q Wireless, a local internet provider, has stated their recent interference issues are the result of equipment installed by Kenergy. Kenergy Spokesman Kyle Heavrin says the Coop maintains and operates all of its equipment in strict […]

Volunteers recognized during National Healthcare Volunteer Week

Volunteers recognized during National Healthcare Volunteer Week

WMSK Staff

April 21st, 2017

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In honor of National Healthcare Volunteer Week, celebrated the week of April 23, Methodist Hospital and Methodist Hospital Union County would like to thank all of the volunteers who give of their time and talents to benefit our patients, family members and visitors. Both Nettie […]

I-69 Ohio River Crossing Open House Held in Evansville

I-69 Ohio River Crossing Open House Held in Evansville

WMSK Staff

April 21st, 2017

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Additional open houses planned for this summer EVANSVILLE, Ind. (April 21, 2017) – A second open house for the I-69 Ohio River Crossing (I-69 ORX) was held Thursday evening in Evansville. Members of the community were invited to attend the open house at Cedar Hall […]

Unused Prescription Drug Disposal Scheduled For April 29, 2017  – KSP

Unused Prescription Drug Disposal Scheduled For April 29, 2017 – KSP

WMSK Staff

April 21st, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 20. 2017) The Kentucky State Police is teaming up with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) to encourage citizens to remove potentially dangerous medicines from their homes and dispose of them safely as part of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on April […]

City of Morganfield Spring Cleanup April 24-May 12, 2017

City of Morganfield Spring Cleanup April 24-May 12, 2017

WMSK Staff

April 21st, 2017

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Spring Cleanup for Morganfield’s Tri County Waste Customers, April 24 – May 12, 2017. Tri County Waste (270)333-3666 will collect large items such as TV’s, microwaves, business, or office equipment, mattresses and other furniture. State Law Prohibits Tri County Waste from picking up items listed […]

Union County Board of Education Approves the UCLA Consolidation/Centralized Preschool Plan

Union County Board of Education Approves the UCLA Consolidation/Centralized Preschool Plan

WMSK Staff

April 21st, 2017

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Superintendent Patricia Sheffer presented a PowerPoint Presentation at the Union County Board of Education Meeting and Malinda Beauchamp, Public Relations Coordinator, released this information, The Union County Board of Education heard a budget and staffing report Thursday night from Superintendent Patricia Sheffer during the regular […]

Uniontown Man Arrested for Allegedly breaking into Uniontown Food Mart

Uniontown Man Arrested for Allegedly breaking into Uniontown Food Mart

WMSK Staff

April 21st, 2017

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Union County Sheriff Deputy Jason Thomas tells WMSK that in the early morning hours of April 20th, the Union County Sheriff Office investigated a burglary at the Uniontown Food Mart on Mill at 3rd Street. Several thousands dollars in merchandise were stolen and the business […]

Kentucky’s unemployment rate remains at 5 percent in March 2017

Kentucky’s unemployment rate remains at 5 percent in March 2017

WMSK Staff

April 20th, 2017

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March 2017 state rate lower than last March’s 5.1 percent FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 20, 2017) – Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary March unemployment rate remained unchanged from February at 5 percent, according to the Office of Employment and Training (OET), an agency of the Kentucky Education […]

Ex-Carlisle teacher pleads not guilty to sex charges

Ex-Carlisle teacher pleads not guilty to sex charges

WMSK Staff

April 20th, 2017

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BARDWELL, Ky. (AP) — A former Carlisle County teacher has pleaded not guilty to having an inappropriate relationship with a student. The Paducah Sun reports (http://bit.ly/2ouLqRt) 29-year-old Zachary Sims pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of unlawful use of electronic means to induce a minor […]

Governor’s Office of Boards and Commissions Seeks Candidates for University and Community College Boards

Governor’s Office of Boards and Commissions Seeks Candidates for University and Community College Boards

WMSK Staff

April 19th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 19, 2017) -Governor Matt Bevin’s Office of Boards and Commissions is now accepting applications for appointments to the Boards of Directors for individual colleges within the Kentucky Community and Technical College System. Additionally, applications are being accepted for potential trustee and regent […]

Thousands expected for Spring Paducah Quilt Week

Thousands expected for Spring Paducah Quilt Week

WMSK Staff

April 19th, 2017

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PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — More than 30,000 people are expected to visit Paducah this month for the Spring Paducah Quilt Week event. The event begins April 26 and runs through April 29 at the Schroeder Expo Center. Organizers say nearly 700 quilts will be on […]

Federal utility CEO: Coal plants not reopening under Trump

Federal utility CEO: Coal plants not reopening under Trump

WMSK Staff

April 19th, 2017

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The CEO of the nation’s biggest public utility says the agency isn’t going to reopen coal-fired power plants under President Donald Trump. In an interview Tuesday, Tennessee Valley Authority CEO Bill Johnson said he thinks very little will change for the […]

Sturgis Woman injured in a Car Wreck Easter Sunday

Sturgis Woman injured in a Car Wreck Easter Sunday

WMSK Staff

April 18th, 2017

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According to Union County Sheriff Deputy Lee Chandler, on Sunday April 16th at approximately 6:00 AM, the Union County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle collision located on Hwy 60 West near H&R Power Equipment. The Vehicle driven by Melissa Vinroe of Sturgis was […]

Kentucky State Police work a Traffic Accident on KY 109  Saturday April 15th.

Kentucky State Police work a Traffic Accident on KY 109 Saturday April 15th.

WMSK Staff

April 18th, 2017

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Kentucky State Police responded to a single vehicle accident on KY 109. Aaron T. Lovell,17, of Sturgis, Ky was operating a 2005 Jeep Cherokee northbound on KY 109. Lovell swerved to miss an animal in the roadway, lost control of the motor vehicle, exited the […]