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MSHA releases preliminary fatality data for 3rd quarter of 2015, includes Webster Co. coal mine fatality

MSHA releases preliminary fatality data for 3rd quarter of 2015, includes Webster Co. coal mine fatality

Bill Stephens

October 27th, 2015

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration has released its preliminary fatality data for the third quarter of 2015 which shows seven fatalities, including a fatality at a Webster County mine, that occurred in from July 1st through September 30, 2015.

Eastbound Ramp Closures at ADUBON Parkway/KY 1078 Exit 5 Interchange in Henderson Co. starts WEDNESDAY

Eastbound Ramp Closures at ADUBON Parkway/KY 1078 Exit 5 Interchange in Henderson Co. starts WEDNESDAY

Bill Stephens

October 27th, 2015

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Motorists traveling in Henderson County need to be aware a Kentucky Transportation Cabinet contractor plans to close the eastbound ramps at the Audubon Parkway/KY 1078 Zion Exit 5 Interchange starting Wednesday.

Secretary Grimes Urges Kentuckians to Prepare for Nov. 3 General Election

Secretary Grimes Urges Kentuckians to Prepare for Nov. 3 General Election

Bill Stephens

October 27th, 2015

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The General Election is one week away, and Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is reminding all eligible voters to plan ahead for Election Day to make sure their voices are heard on Nov. 3.

Conway raised more than $900,000 in October, outspends Bevin

Conway raised more than $900,000 in October, outspends Bevin

Bill Stephens

October 27th, 2015

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Democrat Jack Conway raised more than $900,000 in the first two weeks of October to increase his fundraising lead over Republican Matt Bevin by $5 million.

Union County Board of Education Meeting October 26, 2015

Union County Board of Education Meeting October 26, 2015

Bill Stephens

October 27th, 2015

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Union County School Board members heard several reports last night and recognized Governor’s Scholars and the UCHS Golf Team.

Gov. Beshear Announces Plan for ‘Boulevard Gateway’ to Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park, Funding for Bicycle-pedestrian Path

Gov. Beshear Announces Plan for ‘Boulevard Gateway’ to Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park, Funding for Bicycle-pedestrian Path

Bill Stephens

October 27th, 2015

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CALVERT CITY, Ky. – Governor Steve Beshear yesterday announced plans for two transportation projects that will enhance one of the great public assets of the Commonwealth – Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park.

Whitfield Introduces Congressional Review Act Resolutions to Protect Jobs from EPA Overreach

Whitfield Introduces Congressional Review Act Resolutions to Protect Jobs from EPA Overreach

Bill Stephens

October 27th, 2015

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (KY-01) yesterday introduced two resolutions under the Congressional Review Act disapproving of two final rules issued by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to regulate carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from new and existing fossil-fuel fired power plants. One resolution relates to EPA’s CO2 emissions rule for new plants under section 111(b) and the second resolution relates to EPA’s rule for existing plants under section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act.

Old National Bancorp’s 3rd quarter highlighted by 5.6% annualized loan growth and reduction in noninterest expenses

Old National Bancorp’s 3rd quarter highlighted by 5.6% annualized loan growth and reduction in noninterest expenses

Bill Stephens

October 27th, 2015

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Evansville, Ind. – On Monday, Old National Bancorp (the “Company” or “Old National”) (NASDAQ: ONB) reported 3rd quarter 2015 net income of $37.7 million, or $.33 per share.

Man dies in accident at western Kentucky factory

Man dies in accident at western Kentucky factory

Bill Stephens

October 27th, 2015

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HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A deputy coroner says a man at a western Kentucky factory has died after being crushed by roll of steel.

Ex-Patriot workers begin applying for jobs with Blackhawk

Ex-Patriot workers begin applying for jobs with Blackhawk

Bill Stephens

October 27th, 2015

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Former Patriot Coal workers have begun applying for jobs with Blackhawk Mining.

West Central KY Gas Drops 9 Cents

West Central KY Gas Drops 9 Cents

Bill Stephens

October 27th, 2015

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(October 26, 2015) -- West Central Kentucky gas prices have fallen by 9 cents, according to AAA East Central’s Fuel Gauge report. The national average is $2.200.

Princeton man arrested on drug charges

Princeton man arrested on drug charges

Bill Stephens

October 26th, 2015

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On October 26, 2015, at 9:57 a.m. Gibson County Deputies were dispatched to 3211 E. Top Hat Drive to conduct an investigation into possible illegal drug activity.

Union Co. Judge Executive Jody Jenkins Appoints Union Co. Sheriff’s Deputy as Jailer

Union Co. Judge Executive Jody Jenkins Appoints Union Co. Sheriff’s Deputy as Jailer

Bill Stephens

October 26th, 2015

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A Union County Sheriff’s deputy has been appointed as the Union County Jailer to replace Cathy Smith who is retiring after a 30 year career at the jail.

Burgoo Fundraiser to benefit Polites Children Scholarship Fund

Burgoo Fundraiser to benefit Polites Children Scholarship Fund

Bill Stephens

October 26th, 2015

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A group of friends have come together to help raise funds for a local family after the sudden death of a father of four children.

Trenton man injured in single-vehicle wreck on KY 848 in Todd County

Trenton man injured in single-vehicle wreck on KY 848 in Todd County

Bill Stephens

October 26th, 2015

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Trenton, KY (Todd County) – The Kentucky State Police investigated a single-vehicle, injury-collision that occurred on KY 848, approximately two miles east of Trenton, on Saturday, October 24, at 11:20 a.m.