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CARDINALS ACQUIRE ALL-STAR NOLAN ARENADO

CARDINALS ACQUIRE ALL-STAR NOLAN ARENADO

Bill Stephens

February 2nd, 2021

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MLB’S PREMIER 3RD BASEMAN COMES TO ST. LOUIS IN SIX-PLAYER TRADE WITH ROCKIES ST. LOUIS, Mo., February 1, 2021 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that they have completed a six-player trade with the Colorado Rockies, acquiring five-time (2015-19) National League All-Star third baseman Nolan Arenado and cash […]

AAA: Bulky Winter Jackets Can Interfere with Car Seat Safety

AAA: Bulky Winter Jackets Can Interfere with Car Seat Safety

Bill Stephens

February 1st, 2021

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Parents should take precautions when traveling with their children this winter While warm, puffy jackets can keep children warm this winter, they also pose a threat to their safety when worn underneath seatbelts in car seats. Given that car crashes are the number one killer […]

GRDHD Reports 133 Additional COVID-19 Cases and 2 COVID-19 Related Deaths

GRDHD Reports 133 Additional COVID-19 Cases and 2 COVID-19 Related Deaths

Bill Stephens

February 1st, 2021

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On Saturday, January 30, 2021, the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 133 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases with 74 in Daviess County, 4 in Hancock County, 27 in Henderson County, 9 in McLean County, 12 in Ohio County, 4 in Union County, and 3 […]

Gov. Beshear: 11th Straight Day of Positivity Rate Decrease

Gov. Beshear: 11th Straight Day of Positivity Rate Decrease

Bill Stephens

January 30th, 2021

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Kentuckians should continue to wear masks, maintain social distance, get vaccine when it’s their turn FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 29, 2021) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear announced the state’s positivity rate has declined to 8.75%. “Our declining positivity rate shows that Kentuckians are continuing to make those […]

Henderson Community College to Host Black History Monday’s

Henderson Community College to Host Black History Monday’s

Bill Stephens

January 30th, 2021

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Henderson, KY –Henderson Community College’s (HCC) Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion will be hosting Black History Monday’s during the Month of February via Microsoft Teams. All are welcome to attend. Dr. Michelle Chappell, HCC’s Coordinator of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, coordinated these events because she […]

U.S. whiskey bolstered by liquor store sales in 2020

U.S. whiskey bolstered by liquor store sales in 2020

Bill Stephens

January 29th, 2021

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — American whiskey absorbed some setbacks but showed resilience despite pandemic-related clampdowns on bars and restaurants in 2020. A report from a distilled spirits trade group shows liquor sales benefited from enduring demand for a good stiff drink. Despite plunging sales from […]

Gov. Beshear Announces Four New Regional Vaccine Sites, Website to Help Eligible Kentuckians ‘Find a Vaccine’

Gov. Beshear Announces Four New Regional Vaccine Sites, Website to Help Eligible Kentuckians ‘Find a Vaccine’

Bill Stephens

January 29th, 2021

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Limited vaccine supply means Kentuckians 70+ prioritized at Kroger, regional vaccine sites COVID-19 cases, positivity rate continue to decline; most deaths ever reported Thursday FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 28, 2021) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear announced the state, in partnership with Kroger Health, will open its first […]

GRDHD Reports 221 Additional COVID-19 Cases and 3 COVID-19 Related Deaths

GRDHD Reports 221 Additional COVID-19 Cases and 3 COVID-19 Related Deaths

Bill Stephens

January 29th, 2021

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On Thursday, January 28, 2021, the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 221 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases with 135 in Daviess County, 8 in Hancock County, 33 in Henderson County, 9 in McLean County, 18 in Ohio County, 5 in Union County, and 13 […]

Senator: Bill coming to preserve historical racing games

Senator: Bill coming to preserve historical racing games

Bill Stephens

January 29th, 2021

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Legislation is being prepared to preserve historical racing operations that serve as a crucial revenue source for Kentucky’s horse tracks. Sen. John Schickel says he’ll introduce the measure when lawmakers resume their session next Tuesday. He says it will come up […]

State releases county unemployment data for December 2020

State releases county unemployment data for December 2020

Bill Stephens

January 28th, 2021

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EDITOR’S NOTE: A link to Kentucky county unemployment rate tables is below. December County Unemployment Rate Tables FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 28, 2021) – Unemployment rates rose in 114 Kentucky counties between December 2019 and December 2020, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency […]

Gov. Beshear: President’s COVID-19 Team Increases Kentucky’s Vaccine Allocation

Gov. Beshear: President’s COVID-19 Team Increases Kentucky’s Vaccine Allocation

Bill Stephens

January 27th, 2021

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More contagious COVID-19 variant from the United Kingdom confirmed in Kentucky FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 26, 2021) – On Tuesday, Gov. Andy Beshear said he had a call today with the President’s COVID-19 team where he learned the federal government will increase each state’s supply of COVID-19 […]

GRDHD Reports 182 Additional COVID-19 Cases and 5 COVID-19 Related Deaths

GRDHD Reports 182 Additional COVID-19 Cases and 5 COVID-19 Related Deaths

Bill Stephens

January 27th, 2021

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On Wednesday, January 27, 2021, the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 182 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases with 105 in Daviess County, 13 in Hancock County, 24 in Henderson County, 9 in McLean County, 15 in Ohio County, 10 in Union County, and 6 […]

KYTC Crews Treating Routes Across District 2

KYTC Crews Treating Routes Across District 2

Bill Stephens

January 27th, 2021

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Motorists advised to use caution traveling this afternoon and into the evening MADISONVILLE, Ky. (Jan.27, 2021) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 2 office advises motorists to be aware of the potential for slick spots this afternoon, especially on bridges and overpasses. KYTC crews treated routes […]

NWS PADUCAH ISSUES WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR WMSK LISTENING AREA

NWS PADUCAH ISSUES WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR WMSK LISTENING AREA

Bill Stephens

January 27th, 2021

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...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 10 PM CST THIS EVENING... * WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of up to two inches. * WHERE...Southwest Indiana, portions of northwest Kentucky and most of southern Illinois along and east of Interstate 57. […]

Gov. Beshear: COVID-19 Positivity Rate Falls Below 10%

Gov. Beshear: COVID-19 Positivity Rate Falls Below 10%

Bill Stephens

January 26th, 2021

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Governor, state officials also update Kentuckians on vaccines, unemployment insurance FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 25, 2021) – On Monday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced Kentucky’s COVID-19 positivity rate has fallen below 10% for the first time since Dec. 31. Today’s new case report was also the lowest for […]