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Laura Peck named DHP executive director

Laura Peck named DHP executive director

Bill Stephens

November 20th, 2015

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Laura Peck has been named the executive director of Downtown Henderson Partnership effective immediately, the board announced Thursday.

Gov. Beshear Implements Mandatory National Background Checks for Nursing Home Employees, Others Caring for Kentucky’s Most Vulnerable Adults

Gov. Beshear Implements Mandatory National Background Checks for Nursing Home Employees, Others Caring for Kentucky’s Most Vulnerable Adults

Bill Stephens

November 20th, 2015

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 20, 2015) – Governor Steve Beshear today announced that he has signed an emergency regulation requiring certain health care providers to obtain national criminal background checks on new employees and other individuals who provide direct one-on-one care to elderly residents or patients in order to obtain or renew the facility’s license to operate in the Commonwealth.

4 Henderson residents injured in 3-vehicle wreck on US-41-N

4 Henderson residents injured in 3-vehicle wreck on US-41-N

Bill Stephens

November 20th, 2015

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Four Henderson residents were injured in a three-vehicle wreck on US Highway 41-North late Thursday afternoon.

1 dead, 2 injured in apartment fire

1 dead, 2 injured in apartment fire

Bill Stephens

November 20th, 2015

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Police say an early morning fire at an apartment building has left one person dead and injured two others.

In Kentucky, Clinton promotes plan to protect miner benefits

In Kentucky, Clinton promotes plan to protect miner benefits

Bill Stephens

November 20th, 2015

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is promoting her plan to protect health and pension benefits for retired coal miners during a visit to Kentucky on Friday.

Long-time UCVFD Chief hired as new Morganfield Fire Chief

Long-time UCVFD Chief hired as new Morganfield Fire Chief

Bill Stephens

November 20th, 2015

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Morganfield Fire Department has a new fire chief.

KSP Makes Drug Arrest in Lyon County; 36 Pounds of Marijuna Found

KSP Makes Drug Arrest in Lyon County; 36 Pounds of Marijuna Found

Bill Stephens

November 20th, 2015

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Troopers located 36 pounds of marijuana that was packaged placed inside of three suitcases. The street value of the marijuana is approximately $80,000.

Christian County Sheriff’s Department & KSP Conducting Joint Death Investigations

Christian County Sheriff’s Department & KSP Conducting Joint Death Investigations

Bill Stephens

November 20th, 2015

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Units were called to a vehicle fire in a field around the 3000 block of Rosetown Rd, just outside of Pembroke, Ky. Pembroke volunteer fire department was the first agency on the scene and advised there may possible human remains in the vehicle.

Autopsy results released in Calloway County murder investigation

Autopsy results released in Calloway County murder investigation

Bill Stephens

November 20th, 2015

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The autopsy results have been released for two adults and two children whose bodies were found inside a house fire in Calloway County earlier this week that authorities have determined was set intentionally.

Whitfield Votes to Keep Americans SAFE  from Potential Terrorists at Home

Whitfield Votes to Keep Americans SAFE from Potential Terrorists at Home

Bill Stephens

November 20th, 2015

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Ed Whitfield (KY-01) voted yesterday in support of H.R. 4038, the American Security Against Foreign Enemies (SAFE) Act of 2015.

Few days left to see bobcat kitten at Salato Center

Few days left to see bobcat kitten at Salato Center

Bill Stephens

November 20th, 2015

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A young bobcat at Salato Wildlife Education Center in Frankfort is growing, and officials say there are only a few days left to see her as a kitten before the season ends.

Report: Homeless rate down in Kentucky

Report: Homeless rate down in Kentucky

Bill Stephens

November 20th, 2015

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A federal agency is reporting a sharp drop in Kentucky's homeless rate since 2010.

Closure on KY 1257 in UNION County on FRIDAY, Nov 20

Closure on KY 1257 in UNION County on FRIDAY, Nov 20

Bill Stephens

November 19th, 2015

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Motorists traveling on KY 1257 in Union County need to be aware a section of the road will be closed Friday.

Lane Restriction on KY 56 Panther Creek Bridge in DAVIESS County on FRIDAY, Nov 20

Lane Restriction on KY 56 Panther Creek Bridge in DAVIESS County on FRIDAY, Nov 20

Bill Stephens

November 19th, 2015

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to restrict traffic to one lane along a section of KY 56 in Daviess County on Friday morning, November 20, 2015.

Autopsies scheduled today for murder victims found deceased in Calloway County house fire

Autopsies scheduled today for murder victims found deceased in Calloway County house fire

Bill Stephens

November 19th, 2015

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Autopsies are scheduled today on the family of four whose bodies were found after a house fire police now say was set intentionally.