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Henderson Area Arts Alliance to Announce 2019-20 Season of Events at Sneak Preview Event on May 13

Henderson Area Arts Alliance to Announce 2019-20 Season of Events at Sneak Preview Event on May 13

WMSK Staff

May 3rd, 2019

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(May 2, 2019 – Henderson  Ky) The Henderson Area Arts Alliance will announce the 2019-20 season of events at a special Sneak Preview event on Monday, May 13, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. The event will take place at the Preston Arts Center at 2660 South Green Street. The event […]

Henderson Community College Celebrates End of 2018-2019 School Year

Henderson Community College Celebrates End of 2018-2019 School Year

WMSK Staff

May 3rd, 2019

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Henderson, KY – Henderson Community College (HCC) is pleased to announce the Spring 2019 graduation ceremonies are schedule for Friday, May 10, 2019 at the Preston Arts Center located at 2660 South Green Street. The ceremony begins at 7:00 PM. Dr. Jason Warren, President and […]

Triple Crown winner Mike Smith gets Kentucky Derby ride

Triple Crown winner Mike Smith gets Kentucky Derby ride

WMSK Staff

May 3rd, 2019

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By BETH HARRIS AP Racing Writer LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Triple Crown-winning jockey Mike Smith will ride in the Kentucky Derby after all. He picked up the mount on 30-1 shot Cutting Humor, trained by Todd Pletcher, race officials said Friday. The 53-year-old rider had […]

Bishop Recommends Priest to Vatican for Permanent Suspension

Bishop Recommends Priest to Vatican for Permanent Suspension

WMSK Staff

May 2nd, 2019

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News Release from the Diocese of Owensboro On March 1, 2019, Fr. Joseph Edward Bradley, a priest of the Diocese of Owensboro, was temporarily suspended from public ministry by Bishop William F. Medley following a recommendation of the Diocesan Review Board that an allegation of […]

Beshear: Kentuckians Report $92,000 in Losses from Computer Virus Scam

Beshear: Kentuckians Report $92,000 in Losses from Computer Virus Scam

WMSK Staff

May 1st, 2019

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Jefferson County resident lost $89,000 after giving login data to recover infected computer FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 1, 2019) – Attorney General Andy Beshear has issued a scam alert following a report from a Jefferson County resident who lost $89,000 to a computer virus scam. While Beshear’s […]

Ozone Season Begins May 1

Ozone Season Begins May 1

WMSK Staff

April 26th, 2019

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Outdoor Burning Restricted in Some Counties FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 26, 2019) – Ozone season begins May 1, and for some Kentucky counties that means taking extra care to learn before you burn.  From May 1 through September 30, open burning in Boone, Boyd, Bullitt, Campbell, Jefferson, Kenton, […]

Gov. Bevin appears to blame shooting on teacher sickout

Gov. Bevin appears to blame shooting on teacher sickout

WMSK Staff

April 26th, 2019

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By BRUCE SCHREINER Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s Republican governor on Thursday connected a young girl’s shooting with a school closing caused by teachers who called in sick to rally at the state Capitol, ramping up his feud with some education groups as […]

Study: Variety of freshwater fish species has rapidly increased in the Ohio River since ‘60s

WMSK Staff

April 26th, 2019

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MUNCIE, Indiana –  The variety of freshwater fish species in the Ohio River has evolved dramatically since the 1960s, possibly due higher water quality and shifting in how the land is used, says a Ball State University researcher. Mark Pyron, a Ball State biology professor, […]

Bevin: Special session ‘coming up sooner than later’

Bevin: Special session ‘coming up sooner than later’

WMSK Staff

April 26th, 2019

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By BRUCE SCHREINER Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Matt Bevin didn’t reveal Thursday when he’ll bring lawmakers back to Kentucky’s Capitol to resume working on a pension issue, but said the special legislative session will be “coming up sooner than later.” Bevin recently […]

Corvette plant adding 400 workers ahead of new model rollout

Corvette plant adding 400 workers ahead of new model rollout

WMSK Staff

April 26th, 2019

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — General Motors says it is adding a second shift and more than 400 hourly jobs at its Kentucky plant that produces the Chevrolet Corvette. The increased production will support the company’s newest generation of its iconic sports car, first introduced […]

GRADD Volunteer of the Year Announced

GRADD Volunteer of the Year Announced

WMSK Staff

April 26th, 2019

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GRADD held its annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon today at Old Hickory. Susan Howard, Associate Professor of Social Work/Sociology at Brescia University, Chairperson of the Green River Area Council on Aging, and GRADD Board of Directors member addressed the group of 42 staff and volunteers. The […]

State releases county unemployment data for March 2019

State releases county unemployment data for March 2019

WMSK Staff

April 26th, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 25, 2019) –  Unemployment rates fell in 94 Kentucky counties between March 2018 and March 2019, rose in 19, and stayed the same in seven counties, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development […]

CARDINALS ACTIVATE HARRISON BADER FROM I.L.

CARDINALS ACTIVATE HARRISON BADER FROM I.L.

WMSK Staff

April 24th, 2019

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PITCHER DANIEL PONCE de LEON OPTIONED TO MEMPHIS (AAA) ST. LOUIS, MO, April 24, 2019 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced prior to today’s series finale that they have activated outfielder Harrison Bader (right hamstring strain) from the 10-day Injured List and optioned right-handed pitcher Daniel Ponce de Leon to […]

State releases annual county unemployment data for 2018

State releases annual county unemployment data for 2018

WMSK Staff

April 22nd, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 22, 2019) – Annual unemployment rates decreased in 117 Kentucky counties in 2018 compared to 2017, rose in Monroe and Owen counties and stayed the same in Metcalfe, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency within the Kentucky Education and […]

Remember Radon on Earth Day – Test Your Home

Remember Radon on Earth Day – Test Your Home

WMSK Staff

April 22nd, 2019

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Many Areas of State Have High Levels of Radon FRANKFORT, KY. (April 22, 2017) – As part of the Earth Day 2019, the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) is helping to spread the word about how important the environment is when it comes to […]