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St. Ann Catholic Church in Morganfield is Hosting 1st Trail Ride on Saturday

St. Ann Catholic Church in Morganfield is Hosting 1st Trail Ride on Saturday

Bill Stephens

October 16th, 2015

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If you love riding horses, or just want to have fun and help out a local church, come out to St. Ann Catholic Church’s first trail ride fundraising event this weekend. Gary Mike Hendrickson tells WMSK News he wanted to try something different and fun […]

Owensboro man charged with numerous offenses after high-speed pursuit

Owensboro man charged with numerous offenses after high-speed pursuit

Bill Stephens

October 16th, 2015

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An Owensboro man is facing numerous charges, including drug possession, after a vehicle pursuit with police on U.S. Highway 231 in Daviess County just after midnight.

Budget panel OKs state funds for Evansville medical school

Budget panel OKs state funds for Evansville medical school

Bill Stephens

October 16th, 2015

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A medical school campus in downtown Evansville won final approval from the State Budget Committee.

University looking to enhance security after death threat

University looking to enhance security after death threat

Bill Stephens

October 16th, 2015

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RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Officials at Eastern Kentucky University say they will look for ways to enhance security at the school more than a week after a death threat was found in a campus restroom.

Police: 2 dead, 1 injured in Louisville shooting

Police: 2 dead, 1 injured in Louisville shooting

Bill Stephens

October 16th, 2015

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Metro Louisville police say two people are dead and one is injured after a shooting at a residence.

Coroner’s Office releases identity of man killed in fatal wreck in Warrick County, IN

Coroner’s Office releases identity of man killed in fatal wreck in Warrick County, IN

Bill Stephens

October 16th, 2015

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The Vanderburgh County Coroner's Office has released the identity of the man killed in a wreck this morning.

Henderson Co. deputy jailer charged with Sodomy

Henderson Co. deputy jailer charged with Sodomy

Bill Stephens

October 16th, 2015

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A deputy jailer has been charged after being accused of a sexual assault at the Henderson County Detention Center.

Morganfield teen charged with trafficking marijuana facing additional charges in connection to vehicle thefts

Morganfield teen charged with trafficking marijuana facing additional charges in connection to vehicle thefts

Bill Stephens

October 16th, 2015

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The 18 year old male arrested Wednesday night after authorities say he accidentally sent a text message to a local police office wanting to buy marijuana is facing additional charges.

Uniontown man charged with 2nd offense of possessing meth

Uniontown man charged with 2nd offense of possessing meth

Bill Stephens

October 16th, 2015

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A Uniontown man is facing his second charge of possessing meth.

Whitfield Announces Nearly $90K Grant for Madisonville Community College

Whitfield Announces Nearly $90K Grant for Madisonville Community College

Bill Stephens

October 16th, 2015

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), is pleased to announce an $89,479 grant to support community food projects at Madisonville Community College in Madisonville, Kentucky.

Kentucky’s jobless rate drops to 5 percent in September 2015

Kentucky’s jobless rate drops to 5 percent in September 2015

Bill Stephens

October 16th, 2015

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Oct. 15, 2015) — Kentucky’s preliminary September 2015 unemployment rate fell to 5 percent from a seasonally adjusted 5.2 percent in August 2015, according to the Office of Employment and Training (OET), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

River Metals Recycling Paducah Facility Earns SHARP Award

River Metals Recycling Paducah Facility Earns SHARP Award

Bill Stephens

October 16th, 2015

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Paducah is RMR’s third recycling facility in Kentucky to receive this award

Lord of the Fork Race Set For Oct. 24 on Russell Fork

Lord of the Fork Race Set For Oct. 24 on Russell Fork

Bill Stephens

October 16th, 2015

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ELKHORN CITY, Ky. – The Lord of the Fork whitewater race – which attracts paddlers from around the world — will be Oct. 24 on the Russell Fork River. This competition features Class 5 rapids that require experienced paddlers to maneuver through whitewater. The Russell […]

The Kentucky Horse Park Celebrates Breeders’ Cup Week

The Kentucky Horse Park Celebrates Breeders’ Cup Week

Bill Stephens

October 16th, 2015

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Park to Offer Off-Site Wagering, Parking, Additional Activities Leading up to Event Races

Shift to Permanent Traffic Configuration Started at New I-69 Interchange with Pennyrile Pkwy & WK Pkwy in HOPKINS County

Shift to Permanent Traffic Configuration Started at New I-69 Interchange with Pennyrile Pkwy & WK Pkwy in HOPKINS County

Bill Stephens

October 16th, 2015

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A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) has started transitioning traffic to the permanent alignment in the new in the New I-69 Interchange with the Breathitt-Pennyrile Parkway and Wendell Ford-Western Kentucky Parkway near Nortonville in HOPKINS County.