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Additional Federal Unemployment Assistance Begins

Additional Federal Unemployment Assistance Begins

Bill Stephens

September 14th, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (September 11, 2020) – On August 21, Gov. Andy Beshear announced that the state’s application for FEMA’s Lost Wages Program, federal money to aid unemployed Kentuckians, had been approved. The programmers have completed the final modifications to the unemployment insurance systems so the payment […]

Kentucky reports higher General Fund revenues in August

Kentucky reports higher General Fund revenues in August

Bill Stephens

September 11th, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky budget officials say revenue collections continued to show resiliency despite the ongoing fight against the coronavirus. State budget Director John Hicks said Thursday that General Fund receipts in August increased 5.9% compared to the same period a year ago. He […]

Gov. Beshear, Lt. Gov. Coleman Pay Respects to Kentucky’s COVID-19 Victims

Gov. Beshear, Lt. Gov. Coleman Pay Respects to Kentucky’s COVID-19 Victims

Bill Stephens

September 10th, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 10, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear and Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman observed this morning as Kentucky State Police Honor Guard placed a memorial wreath in the Capitol rotunda to honor the more than 1,000 Kentuckians who have died from causes related to the […]

GRDHD Reports 35 Additional COVID-19 Cases

GRDHD Reports 35 Additional COVID-19 Cases

Bill Stephens

September 10th, 2020

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On Wednesday, September 9, 2020 the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 35 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases with 5 in Daviess County, 1 in Hancock County, 11 in Henderson County, 7 in Ohio County, 10 in Union County, and 1 in Webster County. The […]

DOWNTOWN HENDERSON PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCES DRIVE-IN MOVIE COMING TO DOWNTOWN

Bill Stephens

September 10th, 2020

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HENDERSON, KY (September 3, 2020) – The Downtown Henderson Partnership is excited to announce an old-fashioned movie-going option is coming to downtown Henderson. Saturday evening, September19, the Field & Main employee parking lot on North Main Street is being transformed into a drive-in movie theater […]

Kentucky AG on President Trump’s Supreme Court list

Kentucky AG on President Trump’s Supreme Court list

Bill Stephens

September 10th, 2020

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron is on a list of U.S. Supreme Court candidates announced by President Donald Trump on Wednesday. Cameron is Kentucky’s first African American attorney general. Recently he has attracted national attention for his office’s probe of Louisville […]

Gov. Beshear Orders Flags to Half-Staff to Honor Kentucky’s COVID-19 Fatalities

Gov. Beshear Orders Flags to Half-Staff to Honor Kentucky’s COVID-19 Fatalities

Bill Stephens

September 10th, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 9, 2020) – As the commonwealth’s coronavirus death toll topped 1,000, Gov. Andy Beshear directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff for one week as a tribute to all those Kentuckians who have passed away due to the novel […]

University notifying patients of vendor data breach

University notifying patients of vendor data breach

Bill Stephens

September 9th, 2020

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The University of Kentucky HealthCare is notifying thousands of donors and patients of a security breach by a third-party vendor that left information exposed. The university told news outlets that notices are going to about 163,000 donors who were previously patients. […]

Governor Beshear Announces Funding for Riverport Improvements

Governor Beshear Announces Funding for Riverport Improvements

Bill Stephens

September 9th, 2020

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5 riverports awarded $450,000 in grants for critical repairs, equipment FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 8, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear today announced the awarding of $450,000 for critical repairs and equipment replacement at five Kentucky riverports. The funding is in the form of grants to be matched by […]

AAA: Kentucky Gas Prices Fall as Summer Driving Season Comes to an End

AAA: Kentucky Gas Prices Fall as Summer Driving Season Comes to an End

Bill Stephens

September 9th, 2020

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Gas prices in West Central Kentucky are eight cents lower this week at $1.988, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. This week’s average prices: Western Central KY Average                             $1.988Average price during the week […]

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Bill Stephens

September 8th, 2020

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Visit the Governor’s Facebook page to watch today’s news conference FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 8, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Tuesday updated Kentuckians on the state’s continuing efforts to fight the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). ‘The Fast 4 at 4’Gov. Beshear on Tuesday highlighted a variety of issues […]

GRDHD Reports 41 Additional COVID-19 Cases

GRDHD Reports 41 Additional COVID-19 Cases

Bill Stephens

September 8th, 2020

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On Tuesday, September 8, 2020 the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 41 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases with 7 in Daviess County, 18 in Henderson County, 1 in Ohio County, and 15 in Union County. Two cases previously reported for Hancock County are residents […]

Gov. Beshear Announces Healthy at Home Eviction Relief Fund Website

Gov. Beshear Announces Healthy at Home Eviction Relief Fund Website

Bill Stephens

September 8th, 2020

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Tenants and landlords can seek assistance by visiting teamkyhherf.ky.gov FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 8, 2020) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear announced the launch of the Healthy at Home Eviction Relief Fund website, teamkyhherf.ky.gov, where Kentuckians now can visit and apply for assistance. “As we continue to wage this battle against COVID-19, […]

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Bill Stephens

September 8th, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 7, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Monday updated Kentuckians on the state’s continuing efforts to fight the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). “I hope everyone is enjoying the Labor Day holiday weekend, and doing it as safely as possible,” the Governor said. […]

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Bill Stephens

September 7th, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 6, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Sunday updated Kentuckians on the state’s continuing efforts to fight the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). “The first positive case of COVID-19 in the commonwealth was announced six months ago today, in Harrison County,” the Governor said. […]