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Henderson Community College Announces Health Science Technology Program

Henderson Community College Announces Health Science Technology Program

Bill Stephens

June 3rd, 2019

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Henderson, KY – Henderson Community College is excited to announce its new program coming in Fall 2019, Health Science Technology. Henderson Community College’s Health Science Technology Program is designed to prepare students for entry-level career opportunities in the field of healthcare and health-related services. The […]

Groups to Govs: Reject Rollback of Clean Water Protections for Ohio River

Groups to Govs: Reject Rollback of Clean Water Protections for Ohio River

Bill Stephens

June 3rd, 2019

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Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission to vote June 6 on making pollution controls voluntary—the first step in eliminating clean water protections for river that provides drinking water to more than 5 million people. ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN (June 3, 2019) — Days before a crucial […]

Former journalist Bill Goodman to emcee Fancy Farm picnic

Former journalist Bill Goodman to emcee Fancy Farm picnic

Bill Stephens

June 3rd, 2019

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FANCY FARM, Ky. (AP) — Former KET journalist Bill Goodman will emcee the political speaking event at this year’s Fancy Farm picnic. The annual fundraiser for St. Jerome’s Parish is scheduled for August 3. The picnic includes the traditional “political speaking” beneath the shaded pavilion […]

2 dead, 1 injured in Daviess County shooting

2 dead, 1 injured in Daviess County shooting

Bill Stephens

June 3rd, 2019

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WHITESVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Law enforcement officials say two teenagers are dead and another is injured after a shooting in Daviess County. News outlets report that a 16-year-old male and an 18-year-old male were killed while a 19-year-old male allegedly suffered multiple gunshot wounds after […]

Beshear: Scammers Posing as ‘State Attorney’s Office’

Beshear: Scammers Posing as ‘State Attorney’s Office’

Bill Stephens

June 3rd, 2019

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Scam phishing email threatens organization with phony complaint FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 3, 2019) – Attorney General Andy Beshear has issued a scam alert following a Kentucky energy cooperative receiving a scam phishing email appearing to be from the “State Attorney’s Office.”  Kentucky businesses and nonprofits […]

MOLINA PLACED ON THE 10-DAY I.L. WITH RIGHT THUMB INJURY;  ROOKIE CATCHER ANDREW KNIZNER PURCHASED FROM MEMPHIS (AAA)

MOLINA PLACED ON THE 10-DAY I.L. WITH RIGHT THUMB INJURY; ROOKIE CATCHER ANDREW KNIZNER PURCHASED FROM MEMPHIS (AAA)

Bill Stephens

May 31st, 2019

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ST. LOUIS, Mo., May 31, 2019 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced prior to tonight’s game that they have placed catcher Yadier Molina on the 10-day Injured List with a right thumb tendon strain retroactive to May 29.  Rookie catcher Andrew Knizner (KIZZ-ner) had his […]

Webster County Senior Center Hosts Ribbon Cutting

Webster County Senior Center Hosts Ribbon Cutting

Bill Stephens

May 31st, 2019

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Webster County Senior Center Hosts Ribbon Cutting The Webster County Senior Center will host a ribbon cutting and open house on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at 11:00 a.m.  The public is welcomed to visit and tour the new center. The project was funded in part […]

Traffic Advisory – Planned Close of KY 143 in Webster County

Traffic Advisory – Planned Close of KY 143 in Webster County

Bill Stephens

May 31st, 2019

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to close a section of KY 143 in Webster County on Monday & Tuesday, June 3 & 4, 2019. KY 143 will be closed near the 11 mile marker about ½ mile south of the KY 109 intersection to allow […]

Appeals Court Upholds Ban on Gifts to Lawmakers

Appeals Court Upholds Ban on Gifts to Lawmakers

Bill Stephens

May 30th, 2019

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The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion today in the case of Schickel v. Dilger, which affirms the constitutionality of the contribution and gift bans in the Kentucky Code of Legislative Ethics. The panel agreed that these measures, “enacted to prevent corruption and […]

ELECTION 2020-MCCONNELL CHALLENGER

ELECTION 2020-MCCONNELL CHALLENGER

Bill Stephens

May 30th, 2019

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Former state lawmaker to challenge McConnell in GOP primary FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former one-term state lawmaker says he will challenge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in next year’s Republican primary in Kentucky. Ex-state Rep. C. Wesley Morgan on Wednesday called McConnell a “self-serving […]

…LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING…

…LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING…

Bill Stephens

May 28th, 2019

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The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a Lake Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 10 AM this morning to 7 PM CDT this evening. * TIMING…Winds will be picking up by mid morning and continue throughout the afternoon hours. * WINDS…Southwesterly winds […]

Closure on KY 2101 at the Intersection with KY 492 in UNION County starting today, May 28th

Closure on KY 2101 at the Intersection with KY 492 in UNION County starting today, May 28th

Bill Stephens

May 28th, 2019

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A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to close a section of KY 2101 in Union County starting Tuesday, May 28, 2019. This closure of KY 2101 is near the intersection with KY 492. KY 492 has been closed at milepoint 6.1 since May […]

Update: Department for Public Health (DPH) Proposed Tattoo Regulations

Update: Department for Public Health (DPH) Proposed Tattoo Regulations

Bill Stephens

May 24th, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 24, 2019) – The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), in response to concerns regarding a proposed update of the regulation dealing with tattoos, said today that the concerns are being heard.  On April 15, 2019, CHFS filed a proposed amendment […]

Paducah council weighing religious liberty, civil rights

Paducah council weighing religious liberty, civil rights

Bill Stephens

May 24th, 2019

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PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Paducah officials are debating possible amendments to an anti-discrimination ordinance to protect religious liberty. The Paducah Sun reports , the ordinance that passed in January 2018 added protections for residents who encounter discrimination based on age, gender identification and sexual orientation. […]

Memorial Day Ceremonies at State Veterans Cemeteries and Veterans Centers

Memorial Day Ceremonies at State Veterans Cemeteries and Veterans Centers

Bill Stephens

May 24th, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 23, 2019) – Kentucky’s five state veterans cemeteries, as well as veterans centers across the Commonwealth, will hold ceremonies this Memorial Day holiday, honoring those who have died in service to our country. Kentucky’s newest veterans cemetery, Kentucky Veterans Cemetery South East in […]