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Red Cross blood shortage prompts urgent call for blood and platelet donations during National Blood Donor Month

Red Cross blood shortage prompts urgent call for blood and platelet donations during National Blood Donor Month

WMSK Staff

January 8th, 2018

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Severe weather forces blood drive cancellations causing thousands of donations to go uncollected LOUISVILLE. KY. (Jan. 8, 2018) — This January, National Blood Donor Month, the American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood and platelet donors of all blood types to make an […]

Kentucky Dam Village Offering Guided Eagle Tours to Groups

Kentucky Dam Village Offering Guided Eagle Tours to Groups

WMSK Staff

January 2nd, 2018

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CALVERT CITY, Ky. (Jan. 2, 2018) – Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park is offering guided eagle tours to groups who provide their own transportation this winter. The tours are in addition to the Eagle Watch Weekend the park is holding Jan. 26-28. These guided […]

Protect your pets during winter weather

Protect your pets during winter weather

WMSK Staff

January 2nd, 2018

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HENDERSON, Ky. — Temperatures have plummeted throughout the region and will be sticking around for the next several days, so there are things that pet owners need to do to keep pets warm and healthy. Here are some tips from the Kentucky Humane Society’s Pet […]

Proactive Patrol Reminder To Motorists

Proactive Patrol Reminder To Motorists

WMSK Staff

December 29th, 2017

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HENDERSON, Ky. (Dec 29, 2017)–The Kentucky State Police would like to offer periodic reminders to drivers who travel our roadways. Our agency strives daily to ensure the safety of the motoring public. Some of these proactive measures include various roadside safety checkpoints and saturating known […]

Regional Hospitals Implement Visitation Restrictions  Due to Increased Flu Activity

Regional Hospitals Implement Visitation Restrictions Due to Increased Flu Activity

WMSK Staff

December 29th, 2017

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EVANSVILLE, IN – In response to the increase in influenza (flu) cases in the tri-state area, several hospital members of the Community Patient Safety Coalition are implementing unified hospital visitation restrictions effective Friday, December 29. The restrictions include: * No visitors with influenza-like symptoms in […]

Henderson Community College Open Enrollment Opportunity

Henderson Community College Open Enrollment Opportunity

WMSK Staff

December 27th, 2017

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(Henderson) KY- Henderson Community College will host an Open Enrollment session for both new and returning students on Friday, December 29, from 1 – 8 PM. Open enrollment will be held at Henderson’s Start Center, located on the second floor of the Sullivan Technology Center. […]

Give the Gift of Safety This Holiday Season

Give the Gift of Safety This Holiday Season

WMSK Staff

December 18th, 2017

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52 Weeks of Public Health Campaign Spotlight: Toy Safety Awareness Month FRANKFORT, Ky. (Dec. 14, 2017) – As part of the 52 Weeks of Public Health campaign, the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) is recognizing […]

Give blood now, help save lives by next month

Give blood now, help save lives by next month

WMSK Staff

December 18th, 2017

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Donors of all blood types urged to give blood, platelets this holiday season LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Dec.18, 2017) — The American Red Cross is urging eligible donors to give more life to patients now and into the new year by giving blood or platelets. Donations decline […]

Kentucky lawmaker won’t resign; says assault claim false

Kentucky lawmaker won’t resign; says assault claim false

WMSK Staff

December 13th, 2017

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Republican state representative in Kentucky says a woman’s claim that he sexually assaulted her in 2013 has no merit and he won’t resign. Dan Johnson made the announcement at his church on Tuesday, a day after the Kentucky Center for […]

…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 4 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON…

…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 4 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON…

WMSK Staff

December 13th, 2017

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…Windy conditions expected today… .Deep low pressure will move from the Upper Midwest southeast to the Ohio Valley region today. Strong and gusty southwest winds will occur out ahead of an approaching cold front associated with the low pressure system. The National Weather Service in […]

Henderson Community College Holiday Schedule and Open Enrollment Opportunity  

Henderson Community College Holiday Schedule and Open Enrollment Opportunity  

WMSK Staff

December 11th, 2017

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Henderson Community College Holiday Schedule and Open Enrollment Opportunity   (Henderson) KY- Henderson Community College will be closed beginning Monday, December 18, 2017 and will reopen at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, January 2, 2018.   Henderson Community College will be hosting an Open Enrollment session […]

Indiana coach remembers team killed in 1977 crash

WMSK Staff

December 11th, 2017

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A former University of Evansville assistant basketball coach says he’s still haunted 40 years after a plane crash in southwestern Indiana killed all members of the school’s men’s basketball team. Stafford Stephenson tells the Courier and Press he was one of […]

Eagle Watch Weekends Available At Kentucky State Parks

Eagle Watch Weekends Available At Kentucky State Parks

WMSK Staff

December 8th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. – (Dec. 8, 2017) –  A unique Kentucky State Park tradition – Eagle Watch Weekends – will be offered once again in January and February 2018. The park system sponsors this wildlife-watching opportunity as bald eagles gather around the major lakes of western Kentucky […]

State Urges Propane Customers to Plan for Winter

State Urges Propane Customers to Plan for Winter

WMSK Staff

December 8th, 2017

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Inventories of U.S. heating oil and propane are lower this year  FRANKFORT, Ky. (Dec. 7, 2017) – The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet (EEC) and Kentucky’s propane industry want Kentuckians to be prepared to meet their home heating demands this winter. “Weather is a dominant influence in […]

GOP House members ask Kentucky governor not to call session

GOP House members ask Kentucky governor not to call session

WMSK Staff

December 7th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky GOP House members are asking Republican Gov. Matt Bevin not to call a special legislative session on pension reform before the end of the year. The Courier Journal reports that a large majority of House Republicans sent a letter making […]