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Black Friday Sale for Kentucky State Park Golf Passes

Black Friday Sale for Kentucky State Park Golf Passes

Bill Stephens

November 19th, 2020

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Golf Passes on Sale Nov. 27-  Nov. 29 FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 18, 2020) – Kentucky State Parks will offer Black Friday savings Nov. 27-29 for 2021 state park golf passes. Kentucky State Park golf passes for 2021 will go on sale with a 10% discount, resulting in […]

Gov. Beshear Implements New Restrictions to Save Lives

Gov. Beshear Implements New Restrictions to Save Lives

Bill Stephens

November 19th, 2020

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Economy remains open with new, targeted measures to help stop rampant COVID-19 spread FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 18, 2020) – Following a record 33 deaths announced Tuesday, Gov. Andy Beshear is issuing new restrictions that will help stop the rampant spread of COVID-19 and save Kentuckians’ lives […]

40 Nonprofits Join Together for Giving Tuesday

40 Nonprofits Join Together for Giving Tuesday

Bill Stephens

November 17th, 2020

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Working together to improve lives, increase beauty and ensuring all people in the community have a fulfilling and enjoyable life is why 40 nonprofits serving the counties of Daviess, Hancock, Mclean, Ohio, Union, Webster, Henderson, Muhlenberg and Hopkins have partnered on Giving Tuesday. Giving Tuesday […]

Gov. Beshear Joins Regional Governors to Urge Caution, Safety Ahead of Holiday Season

Gov. Beshear Joins Regional Governors to Urge Caution, Safety Ahead of Holiday Season

Bill Stephens

November 17th, 2020

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Governor and counterparts in Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin ask everyone to follow medical experts’ advice, do their part to protect front-line workers FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 17, 2020) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear joined a bipartisan group of governors in the region to encourage […]

GRDHD Reports 214 Additional COVID-19 Cases & 13 COVID-19 Related Deaths

GRDHD Reports 214 Additional COVID-19 Cases & 13 COVID-19 Related Deaths

Bill Stephens

November 17th, 2020

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On Tuesday, November 17, 2020 the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 214 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases with 88 in Daviess County, 13 in Hancock County, 41 in Henderson County, 13 in McLean County, 23 in Ohio County, 17 in Union County, and 19 […]

GRDHD Reports 72 Additional COVID-19 Cases

GRDHD Reports 72 Additional COVID-19 Cases

Bill Stephens

November 16th, 2020

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On Monday, November 16, 2020 the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 72 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases with 33 in Daviess County, 3 in Hancock County, 15 in Henderson County, 4 in McLean County, 7 in Ohio County, 4 in Union County, and 6 […]

Bridge Inspection in Webster County on Wednesday, Nov. 18 on KY 143

Bridge Inspection in Webster County on Wednesday, Nov. 18 on KY 143

Bill Stephens

November 16th, 2020

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Work scheduled from 9am – 12pm MADISONVILLE, Ky. (Nov. 16, 2020) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 2 Office advises motorists of a bridge inspection in Webster County on KY 143 at Crab Orchard Creek.  KY 143 will be closed at mile marker 4.398 while this work is performed. […]

Gov. Beshear Urges Action as Kentucky’s Weekly COVID-19 Cases Again Hit Record High

Gov. Beshear Urges Action as Kentucky’s Weekly COVID-19 Cases Again Hit Record High

Bill Stephens

November 16th, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 15, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Sunday asked all Kentuckians to recommit to following safety guidelines as Kentucky again set a record for cases reported in one week. Today’s report also represented the highest number of new cases ever reported on a […]

GRDHD Reports 156 Additional COVID-19 Cases and 1 COVID-19 Related Death

GRDHD Reports 156 Additional COVID-19 Cases and 1 COVID-19 Related Death

Bill Stephens

November 14th, 2020

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On Friday, November 13, 2020 the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 156 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases with 60 in Daviess County, 6 in Hancock County, 33 in Henderson County, 14 in McLean County, 14 in Ohio County, 15 in Union County, and 14 […]

7 Driver Licensing Offices Temporarily Closed Due to COVID-19

7 Driver Licensing Offices Temporarily Closed Due to COVID-19

Bill Stephens

November 14th, 2020

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3 KYTC regional offices, 4 smaller field offices to be sanitized for reopening next week FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 13, 2020) – Three regional driver licensing offices and four smaller field offices operated by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) have been closed temporarily due to cases of the […]

Gov. Beshear Announces Record High COVID-19 Cases and Deaths

Gov. Beshear Announces Record High COVID-19 Cases and Deaths

Bill Stephens

November 14th, 2020

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Positivity rate rises to 8.68%; 1,358 Kentuckians currently hospitalized with COVID-19 FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 13, 2020) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear announced the state’s highest ever number of new daily COVID-19 cases and deaths, as the pandemic significantly worsens across the commonwealth and the United States. […]

Kentucky high court upholds governor’s powers to fight virus

Kentucky high court upholds governor’s powers to fight virus

Bill Stephens

November 14th, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s Supreme Court has upheld the governor’s authority to issue coronavirus-related restrictions on businesses and individuals to try to contain the spread of COVID-19. The ruling Thursday delivers a victory for Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear in a legal fight with the […]

DEACONESS CHANGES VISITATION GUIDELINES

DEACONESS CHANGES VISITATION GUIDELINES

Bill Stephens

November 14th, 2020

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TRISTATE – As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Deaconess will be changing visitation guidelines, effective Monday, November 16, 2020.At Deaconess Midtown, Gateway, Henderson and Gibson Hospitals, visiting hours will change to 8 AM – 6 PM daily, and adult inpatients will be limited to one visitor […]

Gov. Beshear Sounds Alarm on COVID-19 Surge, Reports 2,700 New Cases

Gov. Beshear Sounds Alarm on COVID-19 Surge, Reports 2,700 New Cases

Bill Stephens

November 12th, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 11, 2020) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear warned every Kentuckian that they must take the pandemic more seriously in order to protect themselves, their families and their community. Kentuckians are in significantly greater danger of contracting COVID-19 now than they were in March […]

GRDHD Reports 139 Additional COVID-19 Cases

GRDHD Reports 139 Additional COVID-19 Cases

Bill Stephens

November 11th, 2020

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On Wednesday, November 11, 2020 the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 139 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases with 64 in Daviess County, 17 in Hancock County, 22 in Henderson County, 5 in McLean County, 11 in Ohio County, 5 in Union County, and 15 […]