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Motorists Urged to Be On The Lookout for Farm Equipment On The Movealong Area Highways

Motorists Urged to Be On The Lookout for Farm Equipment On The Movealong Area Highways

WMSK Staff

May 16th, 2018

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is urging motorists to be alert for farm equipment on the move along highways across the region. In 2017, there were 189 farm tractor-related crashes in Kentucky. There were 40 injury crashes and 6 farm tractor-related fatal crashes on Kentucky highways […]

Henderson Community College will Close Herron Center Building

Henderson Community College will Close Herron Center Building

WMSK Staff

May 9th, 2018

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(Henderson, KY) – Henderson Community College will close its Herron Center building in Morganfield, Kentucky, on July 1, 2018. HCC President Kris Williams stated, “HCC reviews it resources on an on-going basis. Recently, three actions have required college leadership to consider closing the Herron Center […]

KSP Offers Free School Safety Resource for Educators

KSP Offers Free School Safety Resource for Educators

WMSK Staff

May 4th, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 4, 2018) As part of its Safe Schools Program, the Kentucky State Police (KSP) is rolling out a new video, ‘Be Prepared, not Scared’, that provides tips for keeping children safe in schools. The video is designed for pre-school through elementary-level students […]

Presidential Disaster Declared for Kentucky Counties Impacted by Severe Weather and Flooding

Presidential Disaster Declared for Kentucky Counties Impacted by Severe Weather and Flooding

WMSK Staff

April 27th, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 27, 2018) – President Donald Trump has authorized assistance for certain Kentucky counties that suffered significant damage as a result of the severe weather and flooding event occurring from Feb. 21, 2018 through March 21, 2018. “We are grateful to the President […]

Less than week left to register to vote in Kentucky primary

Less than week left to register to vote in Kentucky primary

WMSK Staff

April 17th, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentuckians have less than a week left to register to vote in next month’s primary election. The deadline to register is April 23. Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says county clerks’ offices statewide will accept online and paper applications until […]

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week (April 8-14) Honors Silent Heroes Behind The Headsets

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week (April 8-14) Honors Silent Heroes Behind The Headsets

WMSK Staff

April 10th, 2018

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HENDERSON, Ky. (April 08, 2018) — Telecommunicators at Kentucky State Police Post 16-Henderson in will be recognized along with more than 200,000 of their fellow communicators nationwide April 8-14 during National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. These silent heroes behind the headsets are more than just […]

Kentucky State Parks Offer Spring Weekday Golf Discount

Kentucky State Parks Offer Spring Weekday Golf Discount

WMSK Staff

April 5th, 2018

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20 percent discount Monday-Thursday FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 4, 2018) – Golfers can get a 20 percent discount off the normal rate at all Kentucky State Parks golf courses Monday through Thursday through May 24, 2018. You can get the discount by reserving a tee time […]

Henderson County Man Arrested for Fleeing Police in Union County

Henderson County Man Arrested for Fleeing Police in Union County

WMSK Staff

April 2nd, 2018

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Crawford was Driving on a DUI Suspended License WAVERLY, Ky. (March 31, 2018)—Around 7p.m. Saturday, a Kentucky State Police trooper patrolling US 60 near Waverly observed a vehicle with occupants who were not wearing their seatbelts. When the trooper attempted to stop the vehicle, the […]

State releases county unemployment data for February 2018

State releases county unemployment data for February 2018

WMSK Staff

March 30th, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 29, 2018) – Unemployment rates fell in 119 Kentucky counties between February 2017 and February 2018 and rose in one (Metcalfe County), according to the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development […]

Pioneer Plastics to Upgrade Webster County Plant, Create 17 Jobs

Pioneer Plastics to Upgrade Webster County Plant, Create 17 Jobs

WMSK Staff

March 29th, 2018

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Company will add production capacity to meet demand Kyndle announced Pioneer Plastics, which manufactures a range of products for the restaurant, retail and appliance industries, will invest $600,000 and create 17 full-time jobs as it renovates its facility in Dixon. Pioneer will purchase new equipment […]

Traffic Alert – Deer Back On The Move On US 41 North Near Twin Bridges

Traffic Alert – Deer Back On The Move On US 41 North Near Twin Bridges

WMSK Staff

March 29th, 2018

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Floodwaters are back and that’s likely to mean deer herds along US 41 near Audubon State Park at Henderson. Rising Ohio River floodwaters are approaching a level where they will again push deer across US 41 at the north edge of Henderson starting perhaps as […]

Marion Man Arrested for Morganfield Burglary

Marion Man Arrested for Morganfield Burglary

WMSK Staff

March 16th, 2018

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McConnell is Lodged in the Union County Detention Center MORGANFIELD, Ky. (March 15, 2018)—Kentucky State Police troopers arrested Gary T. McConnell, 20 of Marion for Burglary 1st. KSP troopers have been actively investigating a residential burglary that occurred back in May. Troopers recently obtained a […]

Marion Man Arrested for Morganfield Burglary

Marion Man Arrested for Morganfield Burglary

WMSK Staff

March 16th, 2018

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McConnell is Lodged in the Union County Detention Center MORGANFIELD, Ky. (March 15, 2018)—Kentucky State Police troopers arrested Gary T. McConnell, 20 of Marion for Burglary 1st. KSP troopers have been actively investigating a residential burglary that occurred back in May. Troopers recently obtained a […]

7th annual ‘Feed Seniors Now’ food drive begins March 16

7th annual ‘Feed Seniors Now’ food drive begins March 16

WMSK Staff

March 16th, 2018

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Nearly one in six senior citizens is at risk of hunger—representing an 88 percent increase over the past decade—according to the Meals on Wheels Association of America. To combat troubling statistics like these, local agencies are once again partnering to sponsor the “Feed Seniors Now” […]

KSP Investigating Structure Fire In Uniontown

KSP Investigating Structure Fire In Uniontown

WMSK Staff

March 14th, 2018

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Two Bodies Located Inside UNIONTOWN, Ky. (March 13, 2018)–Kentucky State Police detectives are actively investigating a structure fire that killed two people this morning. The fire was reported around 5:30am, which destroyed the residence. The residence is located in the 300 block of Adams Street […]