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Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Bill Stephens

September 5th, 2020

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Governor updates eviction order to reflect CDC moratorium FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 4, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Friday updated Kentuckians on the state’s continuing efforts to fight the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) in the commonwealth. “I know this is a big weekend: Derby weekend, even […]

U.S. Department of Labor Announces the “Rosies” Will Be the 2020 Inductees into the U.S. Department of Labor Hall of Honor

U.S. Department of Labor Announces the “Rosies” Will Be the 2020 Inductees into the U.S. Department of Labor Hall of Honor

Bill Stephens

September 5th, 2020

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WASHINGTON, DC – On Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, at 1:00 p.m., the U.S. Department of Labor will release the Hall of Honor induction ceremony for the “Rosies.” During World War II, these women riveted, welded and did so much more on the home front to help […]

GRDHD Reports 48 Additional COVID-19 Cases

GRDHD Reports 48 Additional COVID-19 Cases

Bill Stephens

September 4th, 2020

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On Friday, September 4, 2020 the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 48 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases with 15 in Daviess County, 1 in Hancock County, 8 in Henderson County, 4 in McLean County, 2 in Ohio County, 15 in Union County, and 3 […]

Henderson Community College’s Nursing Program Welcomes 38 New Students

Henderson Community College’s Nursing Program Welcomes 38 New Students

Bill Stephens

September 4th, 2020

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Henderson, KY – As the new semester started on August 24th, the Henderson Community College’s (HCC) Nursing Program, one of the flagship programs of HCC, welcomed 38 new students. The new students had an orientation date on August 13th, where they learn about what to expect […]

Kentucky report shows a big jump in dual-credit participation

Kentucky report shows a big jump in dual-credit participation

Bill Stephens

September 4th, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A report shows the number of Kentucky high school students enrolling in dual-credit courses has risen dramatically in recent years. For years, Kentucky education leaders have stressed the importance of dual-credit courses, which allow students to earn high school and college […]

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Bill Stephens

September 4th, 2020

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Visit the Governor’s Facebook page to watch today’s news conference FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 3, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Thursday updated Kentuckians on the state’s continuing efforts to fight the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) in the commonwealth. The Governor also noted that his next planned COVID-19 update […]

GRDHD Reports Record Daily Total of Newly Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in the Region

Bill Stephens

September 3rd, 2020

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On Thursday, September 3, 2020, the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 63 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases, the highest daily total for the seven-county region since the beginning of the pandemic – 22 in Daviess County, 2 in Hancock County, 15 in Henderson County, […]

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Bill Stephens

September 2nd, 2020

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Visit the Governor’s Facebook page to watch today’s news conference FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 2, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Wednesday updated Kentuckians on the state’s continuing efforts to fight the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) in the commonwealth. “Let’s make sure we see the good and we see […]

Kentucky State Police Post 2 Welcomes New Captain

Kentucky State Police Post 2 Welcomes New Captain

Bill Stephens

September 2nd, 2020

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Nortonville, Ky. (Hopkins County) – The Kentucky State Police Post 2, Madisonville, congratulates Derek Smith on his promotion to Captain. Captain Smith, a 15-year veteran, began his career with the Kentucky State Police in 2005 as a member of Cadet Class 84. In 2012, he […]

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Bill Stephens

September 2nd, 2020

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Visit the Governor’s Facebook page to watch today’s news conference FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 1, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Tuesday updated Kentuckians on the state’s continuing efforts to fight the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) in the commonwealth. ‘The Fast 4 at 4’Gov. Beshear began Tuesday’s briefing by […]

HCC & OCTC Expand Partnership with Med Lab Tech Program

HCC & OCTC Expand Partnership with Med Lab Tech Program

Bill Stephens

September 2nd, 2020

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Henderson, KY –Henderson Community College (HCC) and Owensboro Community & Technical College (OCTC) are partnering to add an additional healthcare career option for students.  The colleges recently signed a memorandum of agreement giving OCTC students the opportunity to pursue an Associate of Applied Science in […]

GRDHD Reports 33 Additional COVID-19 Cases and 1 COVID-19 Related Death

GRDHD Reports 33 Additional COVID-19 Cases and 1 COVID-19 Related Death

Bill Stephens

September 1st, 2020

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On Tuesday, September 1, 2020 the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 33 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases – 9 in Daviess County, 2 in Hancock County, 10 in Henderson County, 2 in Ohio County, 6 in Union County, and 4 in Webster County. The […]

Kentucky eases child-care rules amid the fight against COVID-19

Kentucky eases child-care rules amid the fight against COVID-19

Bill Stephens

September 1st, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear’s administration has relaxed rules for child care facilities. It’s also offering financial assistance for some in-home centers to help increase capacity as parents return to work. The policy announcements Monday come after Republican lawmakers criticized some rules […]

KSP Launches Campaign Targeting Aggressive Drivers

KSP Launches Campaign Targeting Aggressive Drivers

Bill Stephens

September 1st, 2020

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Offers Tips to Safely Share the Road Frankfort, Ky. (September 1, 2020)— The KSP Commercial Vehicle Enforcement (CVE) Division announced the start of a three-week statewide enforcement blitz targeting aggressive driving behaviors. The Ticketing Aggressive Cars and Trucks (TACT) Campaign targets drivers (both passenger car and commercial vehicle) who exhibit dangerous […]

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Bill Stephens

August 31st, 2020

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Visit the Governor’s Facebook page to watch today’s news conference FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 31, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Monday updated Kentuckians on the state’s continuing efforts to fight the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) in the commonwealth. “I’m a big believer that our world can be much […]