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KYTC District Snow Fighters Taking Care of Business

KYTC District Snow Fighters Taking Care of Business

Bill Stephens

February 18th, 2021

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The District 2 area serves Caldwell, Christian, Daviess, Hancock, Henderson, Hopkins, McLean, Muhlenberg, Ohio, Union, and Webster Counties MADISONVILLE, Ky. (Feb. 18, 2021) – KYTC District 2 Snow Fighters continue to take care of state highways, all 3,260 miles. That is roughly the equivalent of driving […]

KSP Arrests Green River Correctional Complex Officer

KSP Arrests Green River Correctional Complex Officer

Bill Stephens

February 18th, 2021

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 17, 2021) – On Monday, Kentucky State Police (KSP) Post 2 arrested a correctional officer of Green River Correctional Complex in Muhlenberg County. KSP was contacted by the Kentucky Department of Corrections (DOC) that they suspected correctional officer Nickolas Rogers had been bringing illegal […]

Winter Weather Advisory in Effect

Bill Stephens

February 18th, 2021

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...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CSTTHURSDAY... * WHAT...Wet snow expected. Total snow accumulations of up to two inches. * WHERE...Portions of southwest Indiana, western Kentucky and southern Illinois. * WHEN...Until 6 PM CST Thursday. * IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The […]

GRDHD Expanding COVID-19 Vaccine Availability

GRDHD Expanding COVID-19 Vaccine Availability

Bill Stephens

February 16th, 2021

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Green River District Health Department is continuing to vaccinate in tiers 1A and 1B, which includes health care workers, first responders, daycare workers, and those 70 years of age or older. As vaccine quantities and available appointment times allow, persons in Phase 1C with an […]

Kentucky General Assembly will not convene this week

Kentucky General Assembly will not convene this week

Bill Stephens

February 16th, 2021

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Winter storm prompts changes to session calendar FRANKFORT — Due to concerns about travel safety during this week’s winter storm, the Kentucky Senate and House will not convene this week. To make up for this week’s cancellation, the chambers are now scheduled to convene on Feb. […]

Kentuckians Lacking Health Coverage May Sign Up During Special Enrollment Period, Feb. 15-May 15

Bill Stephens

February 16th, 2021

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Limited-time enrollment aims to reach the uninsured across the Commonwealth, rest of the nation FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 15, 2021) – Aggressive steps continue to be taken to battle COVID-19 and provide access to quality, affordable health coverage to the uninsured, which is why the President reopened […]

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19, Dangerous Winter Storm

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19, Dangerous Winter Storm

Bill Stephens

February 16th, 2021

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Governor announces child care workers now included in phase 1B for COVID-19 vaccine FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 15, 2021) – On Monday, Gov. Andy Beshear updated Kentuckians on COVID-19 vaccine progress and announced child care workers now will be included in phase 1B. They can sign up […]

Gov. Beshear: State Office Buildings Closed Tuesday Due to Dangerous Road Conditions

Gov. Beshear: State Office Buildings Closed Tuesday Due to Dangerous Road Conditions

Bill Stephens

February 16th, 2021

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Employees able to telecommute, essential employees designated for mandatory operations should continue to report to work as directed by agency management FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 16, 2021) – This morning, Gov. Andy Beshear said state office buildings are closed today, Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, due to icy […]

Below Freezing Temps Hinder Efforts to Remove Snow and Ice from District 2 Highways

Below Freezing Temps Hinder Efforts to Remove Snow and Ice from District 2 Highways

Bill Stephens

February 16th, 2021

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The District 2 area serves Caldwell, Christian, Daviess, Hancock, Henderson, Hopkins, McLean, Muhlenberg, Ohio, Union, and Webster Counties MADISONVILLE, Ky. (Feb. 16, 2021) – Below freezing temperatures are hampering efforts to remove snow and ice from the highways in District 2. Today’s forecast for Western Kentucky ranges […]

Gov. Beshear Urges Caution with Multiple Winter Storms Reaching Kentucky

Gov. Beshear Urges Caution with Multiple Winter Storms Reaching Kentucky

Bill Stephens

February 15th, 2021

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National Guard activated to assist residents in Ashland; state office buildings to close at 1 p.m. EST Monday   FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 15, 2021) – With several inches of snow expected to fall today and into the night throughout much of the commonwealth, Gov. Andy Beshear said […]

Winter Weather Warning issued for KYTC District 2

Winter Weather Warning issued for KYTC District 2

Bill Stephens

February 15th, 2021

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State forces will report at 9:00 p.m. tonight MADISONVILLE, Ky. (Feb. 14, 2021) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 2 Office advises motorists to be aware of the forecasted weather for the next 24 hours. Snow showers will begin later this evening and continue through  […]

Winter Storm WARNING in Effect for the WMSK Listening Area

Winter Storm WARNING in Effect for the WMSK Listening Area

Bill Stephens

February 15th, 2021

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...MAJOR WINTER STORM WITH SIGNIFICANT IMPACTS CONTINUES TODAY... .A major winter storm will affect the area through tonight. Significant accumulations of snow, along with blowing and drifting snow, and bitter cold will make for extremely dangerous travel conditions. This is not the only storm we […]

…WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT…

…WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT…

Bill Stephens

February 13th, 2021

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...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT... * WHAT...Moderate to locally heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 4 or more inches possible. * WHERE...Southwest Indiana, southeast Missouri, western Kentucky, and southern Illinois. * WHEN...From Sunday night through late […]

Gov. Beshear Provides COVID-19 Update

Gov. Beshear Provides COVID-19 Update

Bill Stephens

February 13th, 2021

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Governor visits LouVax International Community Day, Lexington Vaccine Public Awareness Campaign Friday FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 12, 2021) – On Friday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced the state’s positivity rate declined again to 6.95%, the lowest rate since Nov. 6. “It looks like we’re going to have fewer […]

Intermittent Closures for Audubon Parkway in Daviess County Today Beginning at Noon

Intermittent Closures for Audubon Parkway in Daviess County Today Beginning at Noon

Bill Stephens

February 12th, 2021

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Brief closures are necessary for pole and utility line repairs MADISONVILLE, Ky. (Feb. 12, 2021) – The Audubon Parkway in Daviess County will have intermittent closures beginning at noon today at mile marker 18/ KY 1554/Sorgho exit. A utility company will be making repairs to overhead lines […]