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Senator Ridley speaks to Ky Magistrate Association

Senator Ridley speaks to Ky Magistrate Association

WMSK Staff

August 23rd, 2017

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Senator Dorsey Ridley, D-Henderson, spoke to the Kentucky Magistrates Association Wednesday morning at the annual state conference in Louisville. He covered such topics as the pension crisis and other issues that could be addressed in the 2018 Legislative Session. Above, Magistrate Brue Todd, president of […]

Zika Education and Mosquito Control in the Spotlight on Thursday, Aug. 24, at the CHFS State Fair Exhibit

Zika Education and Mosquito Control in the Spotlight on Thursday, Aug. 24, at the CHFS State Fair Exhibit

WMSK Staff

August 23rd, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 23, 2017) – Media is invited to the Cabinet for Health and Family Services exhibit at the Kentucky State Fair tomorrow for a focus on Zika education and mosquito control. Public health experts and staff will be at the interactive CHFS display, […]

Time to ham it up at Kentucky State Fair

Time to ham it up at Kentucky State Fair

WMSK Staff

August 22nd, 2017

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — It’s time to ham it up at the Kentucky State Fair. The Kentucky Farm Bureau will hold the 54th annual Country Ham Breakfast and Auction on Thursday at the Kentucky Exposition Center. The breakfast showcases the best of Kentucky agriculture. The […]

Two Arrested on Kidnapping/Wanton Endangerment Charges – HCSO

Two Arrested on Kidnapping/Wanton Endangerment Charges – HCSO

WMSK Staff

August 22nd, 2017

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Two Henderson County men are facing kidnapping and other charges stemming from an early morning incident in the Alzey-Bottoms area. Henderson County Sheriff’s deputy Stefon Douglas says authorities were notified by the 9-1-1 emergency communications center around 6:30 Tuesday morning of an unclothed man wrapped […]

KSP Investigating Police Action Shooting in Henderson

KSP Investigating Police Action Shooting in Henderson

WMSK Staff

August 22nd, 2017

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Shooting Occurred Early Monday After Pursuit HENDERSON, Ky. (Monday, August 21, 2017) – Around 2:25 August 21st, Kentucky State Police Post 16 was notified by Henderson City Dispatch of an officer involved shooting in the Henderson city limits. The Preliminary investigation reveals that Henderson City […]

Traffic Alert – post eclipse traffic advisory

WMSK Staff

August 21st, 2017

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Traffic ADVISORY Kentucky Transportation Cabinet personnel are reporting an almost instant taffic surge once the Total Solar Eclipse ended. Interchanges within the corridor have had traffic backups and there is an obvious surge of northbound traffic along the Pennyrile and I-69 northbound through the region. […]

Company constructing new coal mine in western Kentucky

Company constructing new coal mine in western Kentucky

WMSK Staff

August 18th, 2017

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CALHOUN, Ky. (AP) — Construction is underway on a new underground coal mine in western Kentucky that would employ about 280 miners. Paringa Resources says it is planning to begin mining coal at the McLean County site next year. The mine would sell coal that’s […]

HCC TO HOST SOLAR ECLIPSE LECTURE AND VIEWING OPPORTUNITY MONDAY

HCC TO HOST SOLAR ECLIPSE LECTURE AND VIEWING OPPORTUNITY MONDAY

WMSK Staff

August 18th, 2017

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College will operate on regular business hours (Henderson) KY- On Monday, August 21st, 2017 all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Henderson Community College (HCC) is excited to host a solar eclipse lecture in the Preston Arts Center. The […]

Kentucky city endorses moving 2 Confederate statues

Kentucky city endorses moving 2 Confederate statues

WMSK Staff

August 18th, 2017

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Government leaders in Kentucky’s second-largest city have taken a decisive stand in favor of moving two Confederate statues from prominent places outside a former courthouse. The proposal to relocate statues honoring Confederate officers John Hunt Morgan and John C. Breckinridge won […]

Public Health Officials Issue Advice for Safe Viewing of Upcoming Solar Eclipse

Public Health Officials Issue Advice for Safe Viewing of Upcoming Solar Eclipse

WMSK Staff

August 16th, 2017

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Public Health Officials Issue Advice for Safe Viewing of Upcoming Solar Eclipse Follow precautions to avoid permanent eye damage including blindness FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 16, 2017) -– The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) is warning […]

Kentucky governor against removing Confederate symbols

Kentucky governor against removing Confederate symbols

WMSK Staff

August 16th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says he “absolutely” disagrees with removing Confederate symbols and monuments from government property, calling it the “sanitization of history.” Bevin told WVHU radio host Tom Roten that removing such symbols would be “dangerous” because it would encourage […]

101ST AIRBORNE-ANNIVERSARY

101ST AIRBORNE-ANNIVERSARY

WMSK Staff

August 15th, 2017

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Events will celebrate 101st Airborne 75th anniversary FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — The 101st Airborne Division is celebrating its 75th anniversary with events at Fort Campbell this week. The celebration on Wednesday starts with a 4-mile run led by 101st Commanding General, Maj. Gen. Andrew […]

Traffic ADVISORY –  traffic shift along the US 41 work zone in SEBREE on Wednesday, August 16, 2017.

Traffic ADVISORY – traffic shift along the US 41 work zone in SEBREE on Wednesday, August 16, 2017.

WMSK Staff

August 14th, 2017

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A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans a traffic shift along the US 41 work zone in SEBREE on Wednesday, August 16, 2017. Travel lanes along a section of US 41/College Street have been narrowed and shifted in Sebree to allow reconstruction of pavement, […]

Traffic ADVISORY – KYTC & INDOT Ohio River Bridge Walk-Through Inspections Scheduled for NEXT WEEK

Traffic ADVISORY – KYTC & INDOT Ohio River Bridge Walk-Through Inspections Scheduled for NEXT WEEK

WMSK Staff

August 14th, 2017

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) and Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) are planning annual walk-through inspections on jointly-owned Ohio River bridges starting Tuesday, August 22, 2017. Motorists should be prepared to encounter work zone lane restrictions at the following locations: Tuesday, August 22nd US 41 […]

OPPORTUNITY TO REGISTER FOR LATE START CLASSES AT HCC

OPPORTUNITY TO REGISTER FOR LATE START CLASSES AT HCC

WMSK Staff

August 14th, 2017

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(Henderson) KY-Henderson Community College is offering a late-start session of classes. The deadline to apply is August 18, 2017. These classes will begin August 21st and will last 15 weeks. Get started by visiting the HCC website at henderson.kctcs.edu, simply click on “APPLY NOW “at […]