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Temporary Signals Installed at KY 145 in Henderson County at MM 1.3

Bill Stephens

September 21st, 2021

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Work scheduled for completion in 8 – 10 weeks MADISONVILLE, Ky. (Sept. 21, 2021) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) notifies the public of bridge repairs on KY 145 in Henderson County. The work will take place at mile marker 1.3, west of U.S. 41-A, close […]

CARDINALS & ADAM WAINWRIGHT ANNOUNCE SPECIAL TICKET OFFER FOR LAST HOMESTAND OF THE REGULAR SEASON

Bill Stephens

September 21st, 2021

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$5 Tickets Available for Milwaukee Series on Sept. 28-30; $10 Tickets for Oct. Weekend Series vs. Cubs; Portion of Each Ticket Sold to be Donated to Wainwright’s Big League Impact Charity ST. LOUIS, Mo., September 21, 2021 – The St. Louis Cardinals and starting pitcher Adam Wainwright […]

GRDHD Reports 450 New Confirmed COVID-19 Infections & 11 COVID-19 Related Deaths as All Counties Continue as Areas of High Transmission

Bill Stephens

September 21st, 2021

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On Tuesday, September 21, 2021, the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 450new confirmed COVID-19 cases with 186 in Daviess County, 13 in Hancock County, 67 in HendersonCounty, 22 in McLean County, 87 in Ohio County, 40 in Union County, and 35 in Webster […]

Gov. Beshear: ‘Due to National Shortage, There Will Not Be Enough Monoclonal Antibody Infusions Anywhere. Get the Vaccine.’

Bill Stephens

September 21st, 2021

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Seventy percent of eligible Kentuckians 12 and older have received at least one vaccine dose FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 20, 2021) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear said Kentucky administered more than 5,000 monoclonal antibody treatment courses last week, but the state will only receive 4,960 courses this week […]

Kentucky State Police Requests Assistance in Locating Missing Person

Bill Stephens

September 17th, 2021

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Clay, KY (Webster County) – The Kentucky State Police requests assistance in their investigation of locating Trevor E. Hook, 25, of Clay, KY.  Trevor was last seen September 3, 2021 in the area of Clay, KY wearing a black Nike hat, orange cut off t-shirt, shorts, […]

Judge reviews tax credits to support private school tuition

Bill Stephens

September 17th, 2021

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky judge has heard arguments over the constitutionality of allowing scholarship tax credits to support private school tuition. Opponents said Thursday that the provisions represent a form of aid to private education — through the tax code — that’s barred […]

Kentucky Doctor on COVID-19: ‘It’s Hard to Tell a 40-Year-Old They’re Going to be Dead Within 24 Hours and There’s Nothing We Can Do’

Bill Stephens

September 16th, 2021

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Colleague adds: ‘I’ve been in codes not just for people my age, but my kid’s age’ FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 16, 2021) – On Thursday during his weekly Team Kentucky update, Gov. Andy Beshear said the state is supporting hospitals in the fight against COVID-19 with expanded personnel […]

Education and Workforce Development Cabinet Releases August 2021 Unemployment Report

Bill Stephens

September 16th, 2021

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Links to the unemployment rate chart and the employment chart are below. Unemployment rate chart Employment Chart August 2021 COVID-19 Statement FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 16, 2021) — Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary August 2021 unemployment rate was 4.3%, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics […]

More Kentucky school districts opting for mask requirement

Bill Stephens

September 15th, 2021

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — More than half of Kentucky’s school districts have opted to continue requiring masks since the legislature shifted the coronavirus-related policy decision to local school boards. Ninety of the state’s 171 public school districts had signaled by Tuesday afternoon that they’ll continue […]

Kentucky National Guard sending 300 members to hospitals

Bill Stephens

September 14th, 2021

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky National Guard is expanding its role in assisting hospitals during a surge of COVID-19 cases that has stressed the state’s health care infrastructure. The guard is activating 310 additional members in logistical roles to 21 hospitals across the state. […]

Gov. Beshear: ‘I Am Asking You to Break the Thanksgiving Dinner Rule to Get People Vaccinated’

Bill Stephens

September 14th, 2021

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Kentucky third in nation for new daily COVID-19 cases per capita FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 13, 2021) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear said Kentucky currently ranks third in the nation for the highest number of new daily COVID-19 cases per capita, with a seven-day average of approximately 90 new cases […]

Kentucky State Police Charges Daviess County Man with Murder

Bill Stephens

September 14th, 2021

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (September 13, 2021) – On August 26, 2021 around 8:15 a.m., Kentucky State Police, Post 16-Henderson received a call from the Daviess County Sheriff’s Department requesting KSP to investigate a death. Troopers and detectives responded to the 4400 block of West Fifth Street Road, […]

Kentucky education department offers vaccination incentive

Bill Stephens

September 10th, 2021

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s education department will use up to $8.8 million in federal pandemic relief funding to reward school employees with a one-time $100 payment for getting vaccinated against COVID-19. The department says the money will be used to reimburse Kentucky school districts […]

GRDHD Reports 602 New Confirmed COVID-19 Infections & 6 COVID-19 Related Deaths as All Counties Continue as Areas of High Transmission

Bill Stephens

September 10th, 2021

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On Friday, September 10, 2021, the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 602 newconfirmed COVID-19 cases with 221 in Daviess County, 26 in Hancock County, 150 in Henderson County,23 in McLean County, 91 in Ohio County, 44 in Union County, and 47 in Webster […]

Gov. Beshear: More Than 300 Additional Guard Members Will Support Strained Hospitals Across Kentucky

Bill Stephens

September 9th, 2021

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Governor also recognized nursing students helping health care systems amid COVID-19 surge FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 9, 2021) – On Thursday during his weekly Team Kentucky update, Gov. Andy Beshear said more teams from the Kentucky National Guard will arrive over the next week at strained Kentucky hospitals. […]