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Special Weather Statement-NWS Paducah

Special Weather Statement-NWS Paducah

Bill Stephens

January 23rd, 2021

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Special Weather Statement National Weather Service PADUCAH KY 225 AM CST Sat Jan 23 2021 Including the cities of Mount Vernon, Fairfield, Albion, Mount Carmel, Pinckneyville, West Frankfort, McLeansboro, Carmi, Carbondale, Murphysboro, Herrin, Harrisburg, Shawneetown, Fort Branch, Petersburg, Poseyville, Evansville, Boonville, Rockport, Morganfield, Henderson, and […]

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Bill Stephens

January 22nd, 2021

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 21, 2021) – On Thursday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced the state’s highest-ever number of newly reported deaths, while also noting that the state’s positivity rate decreased. “We still have too many cases, but it does appear we are seeing a decline from our […]

Attorney General Cameron Launches Statewide Search Warrant Task Force

Attorney General Cameron Launches Statewide Search Warrant Task Force

Bill Stephens

January 22nd, 2021

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Task force will conduct a top to bottom review of Kentucky’s search warrant process FRANKFORT, Ky. (January 21, 2021) – Attorney General Daniel Cameron today announced the formation of the Attorney General’s Search Warrant Task Force to examine the process for securing, reviewing, and executing search […]

Gov. Beshear Updates Kentuckians on New Hospital Funding, COVID-19 Cases, Vaccines

Gov. Beshear Updates Kentuckians on New Hospital Funding, COVID-19 Cases, Vaccines

Bill Stephens

January 20th, 2021

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Governor also vetoes unconstitutional bills that risk Kentucky lives during a pandemic FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 19, 2021) – On Tuesday, Gov. Andy Beshear updated Kentuckians on increased funding for Kentucky hospitals, COVID-19 cases and COVID-19 vaccines as well as bills he is vetoing because they […]

Gov. Holcomb Announces Next Steps in Development of Interstate 69 Ohio River Crossing

Gov. Holcomb Announces Next Steps in Development of Interstate 69 Ohio River Crossing

Bill Stephens

January 20th, 2021

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INDIANAPOLIS – Governor Eric J. Holcomb today announced that the Indiana Department of Transportation will take the next steps to advance development of an Interstate 69 crossing over the Ohio River near Evansville.The state has identified a preferred route alternative in partnership with the Commonwealth […]

CARDINALS ANNOUNCE NEW ‘FANS AT BAT’ BATTING PRACTICE EXPERIENCE AT BUSCH STADIUM

CARDINALS ANNOUNCE NEW ‘FANS AT BAT’ BATTING PRACTICE EXPERIENCE AT BUSCH STADIUM

Bill Stephens

January 19th, 2021

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Packages for up to 10 Guests Featuring Instruction from Cardinals Alumni On Sale Now ST. LOUIS, Mo., January 19, 2021 – The St. Louis Cardinals have announced the new “Fans at Bat” batting practice experience at Busch Stadium.  This is the first time small groups of […]

This Past Week in Frankfort

This Past Week in Frankfort

Bill Stephens

January 18th, 2021

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State budget work moving forward FRANKFORT — This year, for the first time since the Kentucky General Assembly began holding annual sessions in 2001, lawmakers continued their work into a second week of an odd-numbered year session before starting a recess that will last until […]

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Bill Stephens

January 18th, 2021

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 15, 2021) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear updated Kentuckians about COVID-19 case information and vaccines, as well as security measures at the State Capitol this weekend. “These case numbers are still far too high, but there is hopeful news today, too. We are […]

GRDHD Reports 216 Additional COVID-19 Cases

GRDHD Reports 216 Additional COVID-19 Cases

Bill Stephens

January 18th, 2021

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On Saturday, January 16, 2021, the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 216 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases with 103 in Daviess County, 9 in Hancock County, 43 in Henderson County, 15 in McLean County, 23 in Ohio County, 11 in Union County, and 12 […]

State Transportation Crews Deploy Ahead of New Snow Front

State Transportation Crews Deploy Ahead of New Snow Front

Bill Stephens

January 15th, 2021

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Part of Transportation Cabinet’s mandate for safe highways, Gov. Andy Beshear says FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 15, 2021) – Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) snowfighters deployed in various sections of the commonwealth today to get a jump on an approaching weather front bringing snow. Forecasters warned of a squall-like […]

Gov. Beshear: Kroger Regional Vaccination Sites Will Open Feb. 1 for Phase 1A, 1B and 1C

Gov. Beshear: Kroger Regional Vaccination Sites Will Open Feb. 1 for Phase 1A, 1B and 1C

Bill Stephens

January 15th, 2021

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Governor, state officials also update Kentuckians on unemployment insurance, vaccine progress; state surpasses 3,000 COVID-19 deaths FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 14, 2021) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear, state officials and Kroger leadership announced a new partnership to significantly increase the speed of COVID-19 vaccinations across the commonwealth. […]

Statement from Congressman Comer on Vote Against Impeachment:

Statement from Congressman Comer on Vote Against Impeachment:

Bill Stephens

January 14th, 2021

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman James Comer released the following statement on today’s impeachment vote in the House of Representatives. “Today, I voted against yet another attempt to impeach President Trump. With a new President taking office one week from today, it’s time for America to unify as […]

Gov. Beshear Announces 4,560 New COVID-19 Cases, 47 Deaths

Gov. Beshear Announces 4,560 New COVID-19 Cases, 47 Deaths

Bill Stephens

January 14th, 2021

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 13, 2021) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear announced the state’s fourth-highest report of new COVID-19 cases and third-highest report of new COVID-19 deaths. “We’re going to pass 3,000 COVID-19 deaths in the commonwealth,” said Gov. Beshear. “That is tragic. We can stop this. […]

Gov. Beshear Announces 2,085 New COVID Cases

Gov. Beshear Announces 2,085 New COVID Cases

Bill Stephens

January 12th, 2021

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Governor condemns domestic terrorism, unveils letter from CDC director Dr. Robert Redfield saying public health guidance should not be written into law FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 11, 2021) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear announced more than 2,000 new COVID-19 cases, condemned domestic terrorism and said General Assembly […]

Officials: More contagious virus variant found in Indiana

Officials: More contagious virus variant found in Indiana

Bill Stephens

January 11th, 2021

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State health officials say a more contagious variant of the coronavirus that was first identified in the United Kingdom late last year has been found in Indiana. The Indiana State Department of Health said the variant was identified through testing by the state agency’s laboratory […]