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National Sweep Cracks Down on Nearly 100 Scam Call Operations

National Sweep Cracks Down on Nearly 100 Scam Call Operations

Bill Stephens

June 25th, 2019

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Tips provided to help Kentuckians avoid, block scam calls FRANKFORT, KY. (June 25, 2019) – Attorney General Andy Beshear, a coalition of attorneys general and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced a national sweep today cracking down on illegal scam call operations. The joint effort, […]

Areas of Land Between the Lakes closed to remove debris

Areas of Land Between the Lakes closed to remove debris

Bill Stephens

June 25th, 2019

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GOLDEN POND, Ky. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service says areas of Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area will be closed for several days so crews can clear storm debris. A statement from the agency on Monday says three severe storms with high winds, […]

Four physicians graduate from Methodist Hospital’s residency program

Four physicians graduate from Methodist Hospital’s residency program

Bill Stephens

June 24th, 2019

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Four physicians have completed a three year Osteopathic Family Practice Program at Methodist Hospital. The graduates, Bradley Bilbro, DO; Kerry Gusler, DO; William Griffin Tucker, DO; and William Matt Walker, DO, were honored at a graduation ceremony held on June 21 at Farmer and Frenchman […]

KY Highway Water Over Road Report for District 2 at 2:30 p.m.

KY Highway Water Over Road Report for District 2 at 2:30 p.m.

Bill Stephens

June 24th, 2019

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KY Highway Water Over Road Report for District 2: Daviess County KY 298 is closed at the 2 to 3mm – signs posted This section of Ky 298 runs between US 231 and US 431 Henderson County KY 3522/Ellis Park Connector under Twin Bridges Closed- […]

Kentucky’s Opioid Crisis Focus of New Kentucky Chamber Workforce Initiative – Report  Details Toll on Families, Communities, Employers

Kentucky’s Opioid Crisis Focus of New Kentucky Chamber Workforce Initiative – Report Details Toll on Families, Communities, Employers

Bill Stephens

June 24th, 2019

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LEXINGTON, Ky.—Kentucky’s business community has become acutely aware in recent years that the state’s opioid epidemic is more than a public health issue. It is also a serious workforce issue – one that employers must address to meet their challenges of finding and retaining workers. […]

Traffic ADVISORY – Cave-in-Rock Ferry Temporarily Halts Service

Traffic ADVISORY – Cave-in-Rock Ferry Temporarily Halts Service

Bill Stephens

June 24th, 2019

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The Cave-in-Rock Ferry has temporarily halted service due to a mechanical issue. The Cave-In-Rock Ferry halted service just before Noon, today(Monday). The ferry is expected to be out of service until further notice. The Cave-in-Rock ferry will attempt to provide timely notice when service is […]

Two Day Closure of KY 283 in North-Central Webster County Scheduled for July 8 & 9

Two Day Closure of KY 283 in North-Central Webster County Scheduled for July 8 & 9

Bill Stephens

June 24th, 2019

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to close a section of KY 283 in north-central Webster County on Monday & Tuesday, July 8 & 9, 2019. KY 283 is scheduled to be closed near the 3 mile marker to allow a small bridge that crosses a […]

Meteorology Professor: It’s going to be a long, wet summer

Bill Stephens

June 24th, 2019

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MUNCIE, Indiana – Don’t expect the current daily deluge of rain to stop any time soon, says David Call, a meteorology professor at Ball State University. And climate change may be to blame. “The long-range forecast calls for continuous rain throughout the summer for the […]

Flash Flood Warning National Weather Service Paducah

Flash Flood Warning National Weather Service Paducah

Bill Stephens

June 21st, 2019

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The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for... Spencer County in southwestern Indiana... Henderson County in northwestern Kentucky... Daviess County in northwestern Kentucky... Crittenden County in western Kentucky... McLean County in northwestern Kentucky... Hopkins County in northwestern Kentucky... Union […]

Beshear: Don’t Pay Up Front for Student Loan Debt Relief

Beshear: Don’t Pay Up Front for Student Loan Debt Relief

Bill Stephens

June 21st, 2019

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Scammers offer already free service for a fee FRANKFORT, KY. – Attorney General Andy Beshear has issued a scam alert to warn former and current college students about companies offering student loan debt relief for a fee.   Beshear’s office and the Federal Trade Commission […]

KSP Accepting Applications for Telecommunicator

KSP Accepting Applications for Telecommunicator

Bill Stephens

June 21st, 2019

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HENDERSON, Ky. (June 20, 2019)–Kentucky State Police is now accepting applications for the position of Police Telecommunicator I for Post 16 in Henderson which serves Henderson, Union, Daviess, Hancock, Ohio and McLean Counties.  Interested applicants should visit the website: https://personnel.ky.gov   Requirements: Must be 18 years […]

Traffic ADVISORY – US 60 GREEN RIVER BRIDGE INSPECTION

Traffic ADVISORY – US 60 GREEN RIVER BRIDGE INSPECTION

Bill Stephens

June 20th, 2019

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A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to have climbers on the US 60 Green River Bridge at Spottsville on Friday, June 21, 2019. An inspection team will be following up on a recent detailed inspection of the bridge structure to outline some bridge […]

Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet releases May 2019 unemployment report

Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet releases May 2019 unemployment report

Bill Stephens

June 20th, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 20, 2019) — Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary May 2019 unemployment rate was 4 percent, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency within the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. The unemployment rate for May 2019 was unchanged from April 2019. […]

Organization asks Kentucky city to do more to help youth

Organization asks Kentucky city to do more to help youth

Bill Stephens

June 20th, 2019

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — An organization that recently formed in western Kentucky due to rising violence is asking a city to provide more opportunities for youth. Owensboro resident Tim Collier says he founded My Brother’s Keeper this month due to a spike in violence on […]

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH ISSUED FOR PARTS OF WMSK LISTENING AREA

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH ISSUED FOR PARTS OF WMSK LISTENING AREA

Bill Stephens

June 19th, 2019

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OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 400 NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK. WED JUN 19 2019 SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 400 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM CDT FOR THE FOLLOWING KENTUCKY COUNTIES: BALLARD CALDWELL CALLOWAY CARLISLE CHRISTIAN CRITTENDEN DAVIESS FULTON GRAVES HENDERSON HICKMAN HOPKINS LIVINGSTON LYON […]