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GRDHD Reports 17 Additional Lab Confirmed COVID-19 Cases, First Two Ohio County Cases

GRDHD Reports 17 Additional Lab Confirmed COVID-19 Cases, First Two Ohio County Cases

Bill Stephens

April 1st, 2020

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On Wednesday April 1, 2020 the Green River District Health Department reported 17 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases. Ohio County reported their first 2 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Additionally, Daviess County reported 11 new cases, Henderson County reported 3 new cases and Webster County reported 1 […]

KSP Issues Proactive Patrol Reminder To Motorists

KSP Issues Proactive Patrol Reminder To Motorists

Bill Stephens

April 1st, 2020

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HENDERSON, Ky. (April 1, 2020)–The Kentucky State Police would like to offer periodic reminders to drivers who travel our roadways. Our agency strives daily to ensure the safety of the motoring public. Some of these proactive measures include various roadside safety checkpoints and saturating known […]

METHODIST HEALTH UNION COUNTY  OPENS NEW EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

METHODIST HEALTH UNION COUNTY OPENS NEW EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

Bill Stephens

April 1st, 2020

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MORGANFIELD – Beginning Wednesday, April 1st at noon, the Emergency Department physicians and staff of Methodist Health Union County will begin seeing patients in their new Emergency Department.  The transition from the current ED is taking place in the morning. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

Gov. Beshear Urges Need for Continued Sacrifice on Tough Day in COVID-19 Fight

Gov. Beshear Urges Need for Continued Sacrifice on Tough Day in COVID-19 Fight

Bill Stephens

March 31st, 2020

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Governor pushes for continued efforts as seven more Kentuckians die from coronavirus Visit the Governor’s Facebook page to watch today’s news conference FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 31, 2020) – Expressing condolences, Gov. Andy Beshear announced Tuesday that seven more Kentuckians died after becoming ill from the […]

Kentucky lawmakers to take up 1-year budget due to pandemic

Kentucky lawmakers to take up 1-year budget due to pandemic

Bill Stephens

March 31st, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Key Kentucky lawmakers say the legislature will be presented a one-year state spending plan. Lawmakers traditionally pass two-year budgets. Sen. Chris McDaniel on Tuesday said the rare move was caused by disruptions from the coronavirus pandemic. Rep. Steven Rudy says passing […]

Bill Stephens

March 31st, 2020

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Kentucky Coronavirus Fraud Task Force Alerts Kentuckians about Scams Involving Federal COVID-19 Stimulus Checks FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 31, 2020) – State and Federal law enforcement officials from the Kentucky Coronavirus Fraud Task Force today alerted Kentuckians about potential scams involving payments from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, […]

Bridge Inspection for Audubon Parkway

Bridge Inspection for Audubon Parkway

Bill Stephens

March 31st, 2020

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Traffic Control will include Lane Closures MADISONVILLE, Ky. (March 31, 2020) –  KYTC crews plan to inspect the bridge on the Audubon Parkway over the Green River at mile marker 16 on Tuesday, April 7. The work is anticipated for completion that day, weather permitting. Lane […]

GRDHD Reports 3 Additional Lab Confirmed COVID-19 Cases, First Area Death

GRDHD Reports 3 Additional Lab Confirmed COVID-19 Cases, First Area Death

Bill Stephens

March 31st, 2020

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On Tuesday March 31, 2020 the Green River District Health Department reported 3 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases. There was one new case each in Daviess, Henderson, and Webster Counties. It was also determined that a case previously reported in McLean County had not tested positive […]

Gov. Beshear Limits Out-of-State Travel, Offers 10-Step Plan to Fight Virus

Gov. Beshear Limits Out-of-State Travel, Offers 10-Step Plan to Fight Virus

Bill Stephens

March 30th, 2020

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More actions needed to protect health, safety of KentuckiansVisit the Governor’s Facebook page to watch today’s news conference FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 30, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Monday issued an order to limit Kentuckians’ out-of-state travel and offered a 10-step plan to fight the […]

Webster Co. Road Closed due to Collapsed Tile on KY 2838

Webster Co. Road Closed due to Collapsed Tile on KY 2838

Bill Stephens

March 30th, 2020

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                                                                                                             MADISONVILLE, Ky. (March 30, 2020) KY 2838 in Webster County is closed due to a collapsed tile. KYTC crews are taking steps to get it repaired as soon as possible. Motorists will need to seek alternate routes until further notice.

DEACONESS ADDS MORE RESPIRATORY IMMEDIATE CARE OPTIONS

DEACONESS ADDS MORE RESPIRATORY IMMEDIATE CARE OPTIONS

Bill Stephens

March 30th, 2020

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Second location added; Pediatric Respiratory Immediate Care now offered EVANSVILLE – Deaconess has expanded patient options for evaluation and testing for respiratory illnesses. A second location for Deaconess Clinic Respiratory Immediate Care, for ages 4 and older, has been added at Deaconess Clinic Lynch Road, […]

Union seeks ‘first responder’ status for food workers

Union seeks ‘first responder’ status for food workers

Bill Stephens

March 30th, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear is pleading with Kentucky residents who are enjoying the warmer weather to avoid crowds, including people who are golfing or exercising. Beshear says the state had 45 more confirmed cases of the new coronavirus, pushing the state’s […]

Gov. Beshear Urges Kentuckians to Remain Vigilant on Social Distancing

Gov. Beshear Urges Kentuckians to Remain Vigilant on Social Distancing

Bill Stephens

March 29th, 2020

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Governor says crowding at golf courses, stores threatens further spread of COVID-19Visit the Governor’s Facebook page to watch today’s news conference FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 29, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear pressed Kentuckians on Sunday to remain vigilant about social distancing amid reports of crowding at […]

KY Highway Water Over Road Report for District 2-updated as of 9am 3/29/2020

KY Highway Water Over Road Report for District 2-updated as of 9am 3/29/2020

Bill Stephens

March 29th, 2020

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KY Highway Water Over Road Report for District 2 Henderson County KY 3522 (Ellis Park) is closed from the 0 – 1– signs are posted KY 136 is closed from the 0 – 7 – signs are posted KY 268 is closed from the  6 […]

Gov. Beshear: 92 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in biggest one-day jump

Gov. Beshear: 92 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in biggest one-day jump

Bill Stephens

March 29th, 2020

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Ninth death reported; Major Disaster Declaration, CARES Act open federal aid for Kentucky’s response Visit the Governor’s Facebook page to watch today’s news conference FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 28, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear announced Saturday that 92 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease 2019 […]