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Teen arrested in deadly shootings at Kentucky party

Teen arrested in deadly shootings at Kentucky party

WMSK Staff

June 7th, 2019

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(Information from: Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer, http://www.messenger-inquirer.com) WHITESVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police have arrested a Kentucky teenager on charges of killing two people and wounding a third during a party. The Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer reports the 17-year-old was arrested Thursday in Owensboro. His name was not released because […]

FEMA Issues Public Notice for Kentucky Spring Storms

FEMA Issues Public Notice for Kentucky Spring Storms

WMSK Staff

June 7th, 2019

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice to the public of its intent to reimburse eligible applicants for eligible costs to repair or replace facilities damaged by severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding, landslides, and mudslides that occurred during the incident period that began […]

Traffic ADVISORY – Night Milling & Paving along US 41 at Henderson starting Monday, June 10th

Bill Stephens

June 5th, 2019

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A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans night milling and paving along a section of US 41 at Henderson starting Monday, June 10, 2019. Milling and paving along US 41 runs from milepoint 11.525 at the Interstate 69/US 41/KY 425 Henderson Bypass Interchange extending […]

LONGER DEER SEASON APPROVED

LONGER DEER SEASON APPROVED

WMSK Staff

June 5th, 2019

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Crossbow season for deer extended in Kentucky this year FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Deer hunters in Kentucky are getting a longer crossbow season, after a proposal to expand the season went into effect May 31. The new crossbow season will open the third Saturday in […]

CARDINALS AND POST-DISPATCH ANNOUNCE $5 TICKET OFFER

CARDINALS AND POST-DISPATCH ANNOUNCE $5 TICKET OFFER

WMSK Staff

June 4th, 2019

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Discounted Tickets Available for Four-Game Series vs. Marlins ST. LOUIS, Mo., June 4, 2019 – The St. Louis Cardinals and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch are teaming up to present fans with a special discount ticket offer.  On sale now, fans can purchase tickets for just […]

State of Kentucky Abandons Body of Ward of the State-Coroner

State of Kentucky Abandons Body of Ward of the State-Coroner

WMSK Staff

June 3rd, 2019

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The Vanderburgh County Coroner’s Office is currently investigating the abandonment of a ward of the State of Kentucky. The victim, Randy Smith, a resident of Hartford, KY, was a ward of the State of Kentucky because of his disabilities.  On 05-31-2019 he died at Select […]

Henderson Community College Announces Health Science Technology Program

Henderson Community College Announces Health Science Technology Program

WMSK Staff

June 3rd, 2019

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Henderson, KY – Henderson Community College is excited to announce its new program coming in Fall 2019, Health Science Technology. Henderson Community College’s Health Science Technology Program is designed to prepare students for entry-level career opportunities in the field of healthcare and health-related services. The […]

Groups to Govs: Reject Rollback of Clean Water Protections for Ohio River

Groups to Govs: Reject Rollback of Clean Water Protections for Ohio River

WMSK Staff

June 3rd, 2019

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Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission to vote June 6 on making pollution controls voluntary—the first step in eliminating clean water protections for river that provides drinking water to more than 5 million people. ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN (June 3, 2019) — Days before a crucial […]

Former journalist Bill Goodman to emcee Fancy Farm picnic

Former journalist Bill Goodman to emcee Fancy Farm picnic

WMSK Staff

June 3rd, 2019

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FANCY FARM, Ky. (AP) — Former KET journalist Bill Goodman will emcee the political speaking event at this year’s Fancy Farm picnic. The annual fundraiser for St. Jerome’s Parish is scheduled for August 3. The picnic includes the traditional “political speaking” beneath the shaded pavilion […]

2 dead, 1 injured in Daviess County shooting

2 dead, 1 injured in Daviess County shooting

WMSK Staff

June 3rd, 2019

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WHITESVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Law enforcement officials say two teenagers are dead and another is injured after a shooting in Daviess County. News outlets report that a 16-year-old male and an 18-year-old male were killed while a 19-year-old male allegedly suffered multiple gunshot wounds after […]

Beshear: Scammers Posing as ‘State Attorney’s Office’

Beshear: Scammers Posing as ‘State Attorney’s Office’

WMSK Staff

June 3rd, 2019

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Scam phishing email threatens organization with phony complaint FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 3, 2019) – Attorney General Andy Beshear has issued a scam alert following a Kentucky energy cooperative receiving a scam phishing email appearing to be from the “State Attorney’s Office.”  Kentucky businesses and nonprofits […]

MOLINA PLACED ON THE 10-DAY I.L. WITH RIGHT THUMB INJURY;  ROOKIE CATCHER ANDREW KNIZNER PURCHASED FROM MEMPHIS (AAA)

MOLINA PLACED ON THE 10-DAY I.L. WITH RIGHT THUMB INJURY; ROOKIE CATCHER ANDREW KNIZNER PURCHASED FROM MEMPHIS (AAA)

WMSK Staff

May 31st, 2019

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ST. LOUIS, Mo., May 31, 2019 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced prior to tonight’s game that they have placed catcher Yadier Molina on the 10-day Injured List with a right thumb tendon strain retroactive to May 29.  Rookie catcher Andrew Knizner (KIZZ-ner) had his […]

Webster County Senior Center Hosts Ribbon Cutting

Webster County Senior Center Hosts Ribbon Cutting

Bill Stephens

May 31st, 2019

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Webster County Senior Center Hosts Ribbon Cutting The Webster County Senior Center will host a ribbon cutting and open house on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at 11:00 a.m.  The public is welcomed to visit and tour the new center. The project was funded in part […]

Traffic Advisory – Planned Close of KY 143 in Webster County

Traffic Advisory – Planned Close of KY 143 in Webster County

WMSK Staff

May 31st, 2019

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to close a section of KY 143 in Webster County on Monday & Tuesday, June 3 & 4, 2019. KY 143 will be closed near the 11 mile marker about ½ mile south of the KY 109 intersection to allow […]

Appeals Court Upholds Ban on Gifts to Lawmakers

Appeals Court Upholds Ban on Gifts to Lawmakers

WMSK Staff

May 30th, 2019

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The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion today in the case of Schickel v. Dilger, which affirms the constitutionality of the contribution and gift bans in the Kentucky Code of Legislative Ethics. The panel agreed that these measures, “enacted to prevent corruption and […]