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METHODIST HEALTH ANNOUNCES NEW NAMES FOR HOSPITALS

METHODIST HEALTH ANNOUNCES NEW NAMES FOR HOSPITALS

Bill Stephens

June 1st, 2020

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HENDERSON & MORGANFIELD – On July 1, 2020, Methodist Health will join the Deaconess Health System, and Methodist Health facilities will take on new names to reflect their new ownership.The Methodist Health hospitals will now be known as Deaconess Henderson Hospital and Deaconess Union County […]

GRDHD Reports 5 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

GRDHD Reports 5 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

Bill Stephens

June 1st, 2020

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On Monday, June 1, 2020, the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 5 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases – 2 in Henderson County and 3 in Union County. The total number of reported COVID-19 cases in the district is 682. Seventeen people in the district […]

GRDHD Reports 2 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

GRDHD Reports 2 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

Bill Stephens

May 31st, 2020

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On Sunday, May 31, 2020, the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 2 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases – 2 in Daviess County. The total number of reported COVID-19 cases in the district is 677. Seventeen people in the district are currently hospitalized. Of the […]

US faith leaders wrestle twin traumas in protests, virus

US faith leaders wrestle twin traumas in protests, virus

Bill Stephens

May 31st, 2020

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NEW YORK (AP) — American religious leaders across faiths are grappling with the heavy burden of helping to heal two active traumas: rising civil unrest driven by the police killing of George Floyd and the coronavirus pandemic. Christian, Jewish and Muslim leaders have raised their […]

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on Louisville Demonstrations, COVID-19

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on Louisville Demonstrations, COVID-19

Bill Stephens

May 31st, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 30, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Saturday said, as the state continues to address the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19), outside groups are poised to create violence against peaceful demonstrators and law enforcement, in the demonstrations related to the death of Breonna Taylor.  This […]

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on Fight Against COVID-19

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on Fight Against COVID-19

Bill Stephens

May 30th, 2020

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Gov. Beshear also spoke about Louisville protest over Breonna Taylor’s deathVisit the Governor’s Facebook page to watch today’s news conference FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 29, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Friday updated Kentuckians on the fight against the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). “We will get through this together because […]

GRDHD Reports 5 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

GRDHD Reports 5 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

Bill Stephens

May 29th, 2020

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On Friday May 29, 2020 the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 5 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases – 2 in Daviess County and 3 in Henderson County. The total number of reported COVID-19 cases in the district is 670. Sixteen people in the district […]

Unemployment Insurance Portal Experienced Technical Security Incident

Unemployment Insurance Portal Experienced Technical Security Incident

Bill Stephens

May 29th, 2020

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No reports of identity theft or financial harm have been received FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 28, 2020) – A potential vulnerability in the Unemployment Insurance Portal was reported to the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet’s (EWDC) Office of Technology Services (OTS) on April 23, 2020, at 9:17 […]

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on Fight Against COVID-19

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on Fight Against COVID-19

Bill Stephens

May 29th, 2020

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Visit the Governor’s Facebook page to watch today’s news conference FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 28, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Thursday updated Kentuckians on the fight against the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). “We are going to get through this together because we’ve got what it […]

State releases county unemployment data for April 2020

State releases county unemployment data for April 2020

Bill Stephens

May 29th, 2020

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EDITOR’S NOTE: A link to Kentucky county unemployment rate charts is below. County Rate FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 28, 2020) – Unemployment rates rose in all 120 Kentucky counties between April 2019 and April 2020, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the […]

GRDHD Reports 9 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

GRDHD Reports 9 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

Bill Stephens

May 29th, 2020

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On Thursday May 28, 2020 the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 9 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases – 3 in Daviess County, 3 in Henderson County, 2 in Ohio County, and 1 inWebster County. The total number of reported COVID-19 cases in the district […]

Big Rivers Announces Solar Power Purchase Agreements

Bill Stephens

May 28th, 2020

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HENDERSON, Ky. (May 27, 2020) – Big Rivers Electric Corporation has entered into agreements to purchase power from two solar developers who will build, own and operate their facilities in western Kentucky. Community Energy and Geronimo Energy, a National Grid company, were chosen to provide […]

Red Cross: Urgent need for blood donations as hospital demand increases

Red Cross: Urgent need for blood donations as hospital demand increases

Bill Stephens

May 27th, 2020

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T-shirts, $5 Amazon.com Gift Cards offered to thank all those who come to give (May 27, 2020) — The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood donations to prevent another blood shortage as hospitals resume surgical procedures and patient treatments that were temporarily […]

KY Highway Water Over Road Report for District 2

KY Highway Water Over Road Report for District 2

Bill Stephens

May 27th, 2020

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Caldwell County KY 91 is closed at mm 19 Hancock County KY 334 is closed between the 11 and 13 mile markers Henderson County KY 136 is closed between the 0 and 5 mile markers KY 3522 is closed between the 0 and 1.0 mile […]

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on Fight Against COVID-19

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on Fight Against COVID-19

Bill Stephens

May 27th, 2020

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The Governor condemns tactics used during weekend demonstration at Capitol FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 26, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Tuesday updated Kentuckians on the fight against the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). “We are going to get through this together because we are strong, we […]