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KY Highway Water Over Road Report for District 2-updated as of 9am 3/29/2020

KY Highway Water Over Road Report for District 2-updated as of 9am 3/29/2020

Bill Stephens

March 29th, 2020

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KY Highway Water Over Road Report for District 2 Henderson County KY 3522 (Ellis Park) is closed from the 0 – 1– signs are posted KY 136 is closed from the 0 – 7 – signs are posted KY 268 is closed from the  6 […]

Gov. Beshear: 92 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in biggest one-day jump

Gov. Beshear: 92 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in biggest one-day jump

Bill Stephens

March 29th, 2020

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Ninth death reported; Major Disaster Declaration, CARES Act open federal aid for Kentucky’s response Visit the Governor’s Facebook page to watch today’s news conference FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 28, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear announced Saturday that 92 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease 2019 […]

KY Highway Water Over Road Report for District 2 as of 12:30 AM 3-29-2020

KY Highway Water Over Road Report for District 2 as of 12:30 AM 3-29-2020

Bill Stephens

March 29th, 2020

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Henderson County KY 3522 (Ellis Park) is closed from the 0 – 1– signs are posted KY 136 is closed from the 0 – 7 – signs are posted KY 268 is closed from the  6 – 8 – signs are posted KY 1557 is […]

Overnight Tornado Damages Henderson KYTC Facilities

Overnight Tornado Damages Henderson KYTC Facilities

Bill Stephens

March 29th, 2020

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (March 28,2020) – KYTC Henderson County Facilities sustained tornado damage at two locations with the roof being torn from the old salt dome and relocated to KY 2099. Strong winds have also removed the communications tower from the new facility prompting possible communication […]

Gov. Beshear signs more than 35 bills including law to restrict tobacco, vaping

Gov. Beshear signs more than 35 bills including law to restrict tobacco, vaping

Bill Stephens

March 28th, 2020

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Governor signs bills expunging acquittals, making Transportation Cabinet sole issuer of driver’s licenses FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 28, 2020) – In the midst of leading Kentucky’s response to a worldwide pandemic that has infected more than 300 Kentuckians, Gov. Andy Beshear signed more than 35 bills […]

Bill Stephens

March 28th, 2020

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Gov. Beshear: Together Kentuckians will get through COVID-19 State loses three more to coronavirus; Kentuckians should limit unnecessary travel to Tennessee Visit the Governor’s Facebook page to watch today’s news conference FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 27, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Friday said his administration […]

Emergency Road Aid Funds Awarded to Webster County

Emergency Road Aid Funds Awarded to Webster County

Bill Stephens

March 27th, 2020

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Funding will provide needed drainage structure repair on John Roach Road MADISONVILLE, Ky. (March 27, 2020) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet today announces, the Webster County Fiscal Court will receive up to $100,000 in County Road Aid emergency funds for critical drainage structure repairs on John […]

Gov. Beshear Urges Kentuckians to Stay Healthy at Home

Gov. Beshear Urges Kentuckians to Stay Healthy at Home

Bill Stephens

March 27th, 2020

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Visit the Governor’s Facebook page to watch today’s news conference FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 26, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Thursday repeated his call for Kentuckians to stay Healthy at Home, said that the state is working quickly to prepare an initial drive-through testing center […]

KY Highway Water Over Road Report for District 2

KY Highway Water Over Road Report for District 2

Bill Stephens

March 27th, 2020

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Hancock County KY 334 is open with high water – signs are posted – OPEN Henderson County KY 3522 (Ellis Park) is closed from the 0 – 1– signs are posted KY 136 is closed from the 0 – 6 – signs are posted KY […]

CONGRESSMAN COMER SPEAKS IN SUPPORT OF CORONAVIRUS EMERGENCY RELIEF BILL ON HOUSE FLOOR

CONGRESSMAN COMER SPEAKS IN SUPPORT OF CORONAVIRUS EMERGENCY RELIEF BILL ON HOUSE FLOOR

Bill Stephens

March 27th, 2020

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman James Comer (KY-1) spoke this morning on the floor of the House of Representatives to express his support for the stimulus package under discussion. He noted that while not perfect, the bill helps Americans affected by the coronavirus by putting money […]

Kentucky lawmakers reconvene after weeklong break

Kentucky lawmakers reconvene after weeklong break

Bill Stephens

March 26th, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Lawmakers have advanced a bill allowing Kentucky consumers to have spirits, wine or beer shipped directly to them. The Senate committee action came as lawmakers reconvened Thursday after a weeklong break due to the coronavirus outbreak. The measure now heads to […]

Education and Workforce Development Cabinet releases February 2020 unemployment report

Education and Workforce Development Cabinet releases February 2020 unemployment report

Bill Stephens

March 26th, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 26, 2020) — Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary February 2020 unemployment rate was 4.2 percent, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency within the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet (EWDC). The preliminary February 2020 jobless rate was down 0.1 percentage points […]

Gov. Beshear Tightens Restrictions amid COVID-19

Gov. Beshear Tightens Restrictions amid COVID-19

Bill Stephens

March 26th, 2020

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Tighter restrictions, greater sacrifices keep all Kentuckians Healthy at HomeVisit the Governor’s Facebook page to watch today’s news conference FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 25, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Wednesday tightened restrictions on businesses and banned residential evictions under a state of emergency declaration aimed […]

Lane Closures for Spottsville Bridge

Lane Closures for Spottsville Bridge

Bill Stephens

March 26th, 2020

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AT&T Utilities to be Moved MADISONVILLE, Ky. (March 25, 2020) – Motorists can anticipate lane closures from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on the Spottsville Bridge Monday, March 30 and Tuesday, March 31. The lane closures are necessary for the relocation of AT&T lines and […]

UPDATE: Henderson Community College Extends Online Instruction Through End of Semester

UPDATE: Henderson Community College Extends Online Instruction Through End of Semester

Bill Stephens

March 25th, 2020

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Henderson, KY – Henderson Community College (HCC) has made the decision to extend remote instruction through the end of the Spring 2020 semester. This includes final exams. Spring commencement has also been postponed to a later date to be announced. As HCC continues to monitor […]