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HCC & OCTC Expand Partnership with Med Lab Tech Program

HCC & OCTC Expand Partnership with Med Lab Tech Program

Bill Stephens

September 2nd, 2020

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Henderson, KY –Henderson Community College (HCC) and Owensboro Community & Technical College (OCTC) are partnering to add an additional healthcare career option for students.  The colleges recently signed a memorandum of agreement giving OCTC students the opportunity to pursue an Associate of Applied Science in […]

GRDHD Reports 33 Additional COVID-19 Cases and 1 COVID-19 Related Death

GRDHD Reports 33 Additional COVID-19 Cases and 1 COVID-19 Related Death

Bill Stephens

September 1st, 2020

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On Tuesday, September 1, 2020 the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 33 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases – 9 in Daviess County, 2 in Hancock County, 10 in Henderson County, 2 in Ohio County, 6 in Union County, and 4 in Webster County. The […]

Kentucky eases child-care rules amid the fight against COVID-19

Kentucky eases child-care rules amid the fight against COVID-19

Bill Stephens

September 1st, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear’s administration has relaxed rules for child care facilities. It’s also offering financial assistance for some in-home centers to help increase capacity as parents return to work. The policy announcements Monday come after Republican lawmakers criticized some rules […]

KSP Launches Campaign Targeting Aggressive Drivers

KSP Launches Campaign Targeting Aggressive Drivers

Bill Stephens

September 1st, 2020

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Offers Tips to Safely Share the Road Frankfort, Ky. (September 1, 2020)— The KSP Commercial Vehicle Enforcement (CVE) Division announced the start of a three-week statewide enforcement blitz targeting aggressive driving behaviors. The Ticketing Aggressive Cars and Trucks (TACT) Campaign targets drivers (both passenger car and commercial vehicle) who exhibit dangerous […]

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Bill Stephens

August 31st, 2020

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Visit the Governor’s Facebook page to watch today’s news conference FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 31, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Monday updated Kentuckians on the state’s continuing efforts to fight the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) in the commonwealth. “I’m a big believer that our world can be much […]

Kentucky Department of Tourism Launches New Marketing Campaign

Kentucky Department of Tourism Launches New Marketing Campaign

Bill Stephens

August 31st, 2020

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‘Stay Close. Go Far.’ Initiative promotes in-state travel  FRANKFORT, Ky. (August 31, 2020) – The Kentucky Department of Tourism (KDT) is announcing the launch of its new campaign – ‘Stay Close. Go Far.’  The marketing initiative is aimed at supporting local tourism partners, communities and businesses by producing inspiring content […]

GRDHD Reports 34 Additional COVID-19 Cases

GRDHD Reports 34 Additional COVID-19 Cases

Bill Stephens

August 31st, 2020

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On Monday, August 31, 2020 the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 34 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases – 10 in Daviess County, 15 in Henderson County, 1 in McLean County, 7 in Union County, and 1 in Webster County. The total number of reported […]

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Bill Stephens

August 30th, 2020

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​​​​​​​FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 29, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Saturday updated Kentuckians on the state’s continuing efforts to fight the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). “Unfortunately, today, I’m reporting the fourth-highest number of positives for COVID-19 that we’ve reported since our first case on March 6,” […]

Gov. Beshear Orders Flags to Half-Staff In Honor of Kentucky Soldier

Gov. Beshear Orders Flags to Half-Staff In Honor of Kentucky Soldier

Bill Stephens

August 28th, 2020

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​​​​​​​FRANKFORT, Ky. (August 28, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear ordered flags to half-staff at all state buildings from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, Aug. 29, in honor of a Corbin soldier who died in the Korean War, but whose remains were only recently identified. “We are […]

Protesters confront Rand Paul about Breonna Taylor after RNC

Protesters confront Rand Paul about Breonna Taylor after RNC

Bill Stephens

August 28th, 2020

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A crowd of protesters surrounded U.S. Sen. Rand Paul as he was leaving the White House following the Republican National Convention early Friday, shouting for the legislator from Kentucky to acknowledge the shooting of Breonna Taylor. Video posted on social media showed […]

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Bill Stephens

August 28th, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 27, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Thursday updated Kentuckians on the state’s continuing efforts to fight the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) in the commonwealth. “I know, at this point in our battle against COVID, the weeks can be really long. What I’d […]

KSP Seeks Candidates Wanting to Make a Difference

KSP Seeks Candidates Wanting to Make a Difference

Bill Stephens

August 27th, 2020

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Academy Class 101 to include Innovative Training Format FRANKFORT, Ky. (August 26, 2020) – Law enforcement agencies around the country have worked to adapt to a changing environment in response to the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) and civil unrest. The Kentucky State Police (KSP) is seeking individuals […]

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Bill Stephens

August 27th, 2020

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Visit the Governor’s Facebook page to watch today’s news conference FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 26, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Wednesday updated Kentuckians on the state’s continuing efforts to fight the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) in the commonwealth. “We want to try and emerge from COVID as whole […]

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Bill Stephens

August 25th, 2020

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Visit the Governor’s Facebook page to watch today’s news conference FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 25, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Tuesday updated Kentuckians on the state’s continuing efforts to fight the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) in the commonwealth. ‘Fast 4 at 4’Gov. Beshear is beginning his briefings with […]

Families urged to catch up with scheduled vaccinations

Families urged to catch up with scheduled vaccinations

Bill Stephens

August 25th, 2020

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Health advocates are urging Kentucky residents to get their families back on track with scheduled immunizations. Officials said in a joint statement that an initiative called Raise Your Guard is calling on people to make sure they and their families have […]