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CARDINALS & WAINWRIGHT AGREE TO 2020 CONTRACT

CARDINALS & WAINWRIGHT AGREE TO 2020 CONTRACT

Bill Stephens

November 12th, 2019

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VETERAN PITCHER SET TO ENTER HIS 16TH SEASON WITH ST. LOUIS ST. LOUIS, Mo. – November 12, 2019 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that they have agreed to terms with free-agent pitcher Adam Wainwright on a one-year contract for the 2020 season.   Financial […]

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR WMSK LISTENING AREA

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR WMSK LISTENING AREA

Bill Stephens

November 11th, 2019

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Some accumulating snow this afternoon and evening may result in scattered slick spots on area roads. A Winter Weather Advisory covers much of the region, north of a line from Greenville, Missouri, to Paducah, Kentucky, to Calhoun, Kentucky, where 1 to locally 2 inches of […]

KSP Offers Winter Driving Tips to Motorists

KSP Offers Winter Driving Tips to Motorists

Bill Stephens

November 11th, 2019

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For Current Driving Conditions, Visit:GoKY.ky.gov HENDERSON, Ky. – (November 11, 2019) – The tristate will likely experience its first blast of winter precipitation for the season starting this evening and into tomorrow. Not only does snow and ice cause travel issues but now the influx of temperatures hold an area […]

Silver Bells & the Season of Giving

Silver Bells & the Season of Giving

Bill Stephens

November 8th, 2019

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The District Long Term Care Ombudsman Program invites individuals and organizations in the GRADD area to contribute to the 2019 Silver Bells project. Heather Mullican, District Long Term Care Ombudsman, and other GRADD staff are coordinating a collection of items to fill gift bags for […]

Kentucky Drought Declarations Removed

Kentucky Drought Declarations Removed

Bill Stephens

November 8th, 2019

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Recent rainfall has eased drought concerns FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 8, 2019) – The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet and the Office of the State Climatologist, in coordination with the Kentucky Drought Mitigation Team, have removed drought declarations for all 120 counties in the Commonwealth. Recent rains have […]

Kentucky to provide increased access to Medicaid health services for students

Kentucky to provide increased access to Medicaid health services for students

Bill Stephens

November 8th, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (November 8, 2019) – The Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) has received final approval for a Medicaid state plan amendment that will expand health services in schools.  The change to Medicaid will be phased in during the current school year, and approval for […]

Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Debuts New Crime Fighting App

Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Debuts New Crime Fighting App

Bill Stephens

November 8th, 2019

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KFWLaw app available through iTunes App Store, Google Play Store FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov., 2019) – Need to report suspected illegal activity related to fish, wildlife or boating to the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources? Now, there’s an app for that. Kentucky Fish and Wildlife […]

Bevin seeks vote recanvass while Beshear starts transition

Bevin seeks vote recanvass while Beshear starts transition

Bill Stephens

November 7th, 2019

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By BRUCE SCHREINER Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Republican Gov. Matt Bevin said next week’s recanvass of the vote count in Kentucky’s gubernatorial election won’t be his last move in challenging the results, which showed him more than 5,000 votes behind Democrat Andy Beshear. […]

Cities of Dixon, Slaughters and Wheatcroft awarded $209,834 total in discretionary funds for critical pavement improvements

Cities of Dixon, Slaughters and Wheatcroft awarded $209,834 total in discretionary funds for critical pavement improvements

Bill Stephens

November 6th, 2019

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Resurfacing intersection improvements to be made to seven roadways MADISONVILLE, Ky. (Nov. 5, 2019) – During Monday’s visit to Webster County, a Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) Department of Rural and Municipal Aid official announced $209,834 in discretionary funds for vital resurfacing and intersection work. Resurfacing […]

Beshear claims victory in Kentucky; Bevin refuses to concede

Beshear claims victory in Kentucky; Bevin refuses to concede

Bill Stephens

November 6th, 2019

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By BRUCE SCHREINER Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s bitter race for governor went into overtime as Democrat Andy Beshear declared victory while Republican Gov. Matt Bevin, a close ally of President Donald Trump, refused to concede with results showing he trailed by a […]

CARDINALS ANNOUNCE CONTRACT EXTENSIONS FOR MOZELIAK, GIRSCH & SHILDT

CARDINALS ANNOUNCE CONTRACT EXTENSIONS FOR MOZELIAK, GIRSCH & SHILDT

Bill Stephens

November 5th, 2019

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 MAJOR LEAGUE COACHING STAFF TO RETURN FOR 2020 SEASON ST. LOUIS, Mo. – November 5, 2019 – The St. Louis Cardinals made several announcements today during an afternoon press conference at Busch Stadium, including contract extensions for President Of Baseball Operations John Mozeliak, Vice President […]

Deputies seek women tattooed by man accused of sex crimes

Deputies seek women tattooed by man accused of sex crimes

Bill Stephens

November 5th, 2019

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HARTFORD, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky sheriff’s office is asking the public for help to find women who were tattooed by a man indicted on multiple sex crimes involving children. News outlets report 40-year-old George Clapp was arrested on Oct. 7 and charged with multiple […]

Modern Gun Season for Deer Opens Statewide Nov. 9

Modern Gun Season for Deer Opens Statewide Nov. 9

Bill Stephens

November 5th, 2019

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Hunters can take advantage of full rut cycle over 16-day season FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 5, 2019) – One of the favorite times of the year for tens of thousands of Kentuckians begins Nov. 9 as modern gun deer season opens statewide. The 16-day season closes Nov. […]

Kentucky voters look to settle gubernatorial grudge match

Kentucky voters look to settle gubernatorial grudge match

Bill Stephens

November 5th, 2019

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s political grudge match between Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear went to the voters to settle Tuesday, hours after the incumbent governor received a ringing presidential endorsement as he tried to overcome a tenacious challenger bearing […]

City of Sturgis awarded $80,150 in discretionary funds for critical pavement improvements

City of Sturgis awarded $80,150 in discretionary funds for critical pavement improvements

Bill Stephens

November 4th, 2019

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Resurfacing repairs to be made to eight roadways MADISONVILLE, Ky. (Nov. 4, 2019) – During Friday’s visit to Sturgis, a Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) Department of Rural and Municipal Aid official announced $80,150 in discretionary funds for vital resurfacing work on eight city streets. Resurfacing […]