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Don’t Count on Luck to Keep You Safe on St. Patrick’s Day -MADD

Don’t Count on Luck to Keep You Safe on St. Patrick’s Day -MADD

WMSK Staff

March 13th, 2018

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Plan Ahead To Be a Designated Rider Dallas, Texas – Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) is urging everyone whose plans include alcohol on St. Patrick’s Day to plan ahead for a non-drinking driver to get them home safely. Don’t count on luck to keep yourself […]

KY Highway Snow & Ice Report (D2) at 5:00 a.m.

KY Highway Snow & Ice Report (D2) at 5:00 a.m.

WMSK Staff

March 12th, 2018

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Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews in 10 of the 11 counties of District 1 were out much of the night responding to an intense snow event that rolled across the region Sunday afternoon and evening. The event started several hours earlier than expected with a wintry […]

KY Highway Crews Prepared for 1 to 3 inches of Snow Overnight – Slick Spots Reported

KY Highway Crews Prepared for 1 to 3 inches of Snow Overnight – Slick Spots Reported

WMSK Staff

March 11th, 2018

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The KY Transportation Cabinet Henderson County Crew has been called in to treat reported slick spots on bridges and overpasses along I-69 in Southern Henderson County. One truck is on the road at this time. The crew is loading some additional trucks to be available […]

CARDINALS REDUCE SPRING ROSTER BY NINE;

CARDINALS REDUCE SPRING ROSTER BY NINE;

WMSK Staff

March 11th, 2018

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TEAM HAS 46 PLAYERS REMAINING IN CAMP, INCLUDING 11 NON-ROSTER INVITEES JUPITER, Fla., March 11, 2018 –The St. Louis Cardinals announced following today’s game that they have reduced their Spring Training roster by nine players, leaving the number of players in Major League camp at […]

Winter Storm Warning for WMSK Listening Area

Winter Storm Warning for WMSK Listening Area

WMSK Staff

March 11th, 2018

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…A burst of heavy wet snow expected late today and tonight… .A low pressure system will form over the Tennessee Valley this evening. Colder north winds will cause rain to change to snow. A burst of heavy snow could produce a quick 1 to 3 […]

CARDS AGREE TO TERMS WITH 24 PLAYERS ON 2018 PACTS

CARDS AGREE TO TERMS WITH 24 PLAYERS ON 2018 PACTS

WMSK Staff

March 5th, 2018

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TEAM RENEWS CONTRACT OF OUTFIELDER TOMMY PHAM JUPITER, Fla., March 5, 2018 –The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that they have agreed on one-year contracts for 2018 with 24 players. The team also announced that it has renewed the contract of outfielder Tommy Pham. Agreeing […]

Union County Crash Claims Second Victim

Union County Crash Claims Second Victim

WMSK Staff

March 5th, 2018

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WAVERLY, Ky. A tragic crash in Union County last week has claimed a second life. Trooper Corey King, Public Information Officer for Kentucky State Police Post 16, tells WSON News that 35-year old Robert Bluem of Henderson died Saturday at Evansville’s Deaconess Hospital. Coroner Steve […]

Kentucky’s annual unemployment rate at lowest level since 2000

Kentucky’s annual unemployment rate at lowest level since 2000

WMSK Staff

March 5th, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 5, 2018) – Kentucky’s annual unemployment rate dropped to 4.9 percent in 2017 from 5.1 percent in 2016, while nonfarm employment gained 11,300 jobs, according to the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and […]

UPDATE on Flood Status of US 60 in Eastern Henderson County

UPDATE on Flood Status of US 60 in Eastern Henderson County

WMSK Staff

March 5th, 2018

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A section of US 60 between the 20 and 25 mile marker in eastern HENDERSON County now has Water Over Road signs posted at 3 locations. While floodwaters have dropped enough to allow the roadway to reopen to limited traffic, water on the roadway will […]

Consumer Alert: Review Your Coverage before the Storm Season

Consumer Alert: Review Your Coverage before the Storm Season

WMSK Staff

March 2nd, 2018

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Kentucky DOI Offers Advice for Severe Weather Awareness Week FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 2, 2018) – It is Severe Weather Awareness Week and the Kentucky Department of Insurance (DOI) encourages residents to review and understand their insurance coverage before severe weather strikes. “It’s best if people […]

One Injured and One Dead in Single Vehicle Collision

One Injured and One Dead in Single Vehicle Collision

WMSK Staff

March 1st, 2018

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Excessive Speed is Believed to be a Contributing Factor WAVERLY, Ky. (February 28, 2018)–Kentucky State Police responded to a report of a single vehicle fatality collision on US 60 near KY 141 in Union County. Union County Sheriff’s Department was on patrol in the Morganfield […]

GOVERNOR BEVIN SIGNS SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS PROCLAMATION STATEWIDE TORNADO SAFETY DRILL IS MARCH 1, 10:07 A.M. EST

GOVERNOR BEVIN SIGNS SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS PROCLAMATION STATEWIDE TORNADO SAFETY DRILL IS MARCH 1, 10:07 A.M. EST

WMSK Staff

March 1st, 2018

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GOVERNOR BEVIN SIGNS SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS PROCLAMATION STATEWIDE TORNADO SAFETY DRILL IS MARCH 1, 10:07 A.M. EST FRANKFORT, Ky. (February 28, 2018) – Governor Matt Bevin has signed a proclamation designating March 1 – 7, 2018, as Severe Weather Awareness Week in Kentucky. Severe weather […]

AG warns proposed pension overhaul wouldn’t hold up in court

AG warns proposed pension overhaul wouldn’t hold up in court

WMSK Staff

February 28th, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s attorney general says a public pension overhaul proposed by Republican lawmakers would not withstand court challenges likely to follow if the measure becomes law. Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear weighed in on one of the legislative session’s defining issues shortly […]

KY Highway Water Over Road Report for D2 at 9:10 a.m. 02/28/2018

KY Highway Water Over Road Report for D2 at 9:10 a.m. 02/28/2018

WMSK Staff

February 28th, 2018

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Caldwell County KY 128 has High Water signs posted at the 3.2mm US 62 Restricted to One Lane at 16.5 due to landslide just west of Caldwell-Hopkins Line Christian County KY 109 South has High Water signs posted at the 9 & 12 mile markers […]

EAS TEST ADVISORY – 2018 TORNADO DRILL

EAS TEST ADVISORY – 2018 TORNADO DRILL

WMSK Staff

February 27th, 2018

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The National Weather Service and all Kentucky Radio and Television stations will conduct a TORNADO DRILL as part of Severe Storm Preparedness Month. This is a STATEWIDE TORNADO DRILL and will use the “live” code “TOR”. It is scheduled for 9:07 am CST this Thursday, […]