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LINDA E. WHITE NAMED CEO OF METHODIST HEALTH

LINDA E. WHITE NAMED CEO OF METHODIST HEALTH

Bill Stephens

September 20th, 2019

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HENDERSON, KY – Today, the Board of Directors of Methodist Health appointed Linda E. White as the new CEO of Methodist Health, effective October 1, 2019. Current Methodist Health President & CEO Benny Nolen will serve as both Assistant CEO at Methodist Health, and CEO […]

Kentucky unemployment rate rises slightly in August

Kentucky unemployment rate rises slightly in August

Bill Stephens

September 20th, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky officials say the state’s unemployment rate rose slightly in August. The Kentucky Center for Statistics says the state’s seasonally adjusted jobless rate was 4.4% last month. The preliminary figure is up from the 4.3% rate in July. Last month’s rate […]

CARDINALS ANNOUNCE POSTSEASON TICKET DETAILS FOR WILD CARD & DIVISION SERIES

CARDINALS ANNOUNCE POSTSEASON TICKET DETAILS FOR WILD CARD & DIVISION SERIES

Bill Stephens

September 17th, 2019

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Tickets for Potential NL Wild Card Game & NLDS Home Games on Sale Thursday at Noon ST. LOUIS, Mo., September 17, 2019 – As postseason play approaches, tickets for potential Cardinals Wild Card and Division Series games will go on sale Thursday, September 19, at […]

Chief Justice: Drug courts failing to keep up with needs

Chief Justice: Drug courts failing to keep up with needs

Bill Stephens

September 13th, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s drug court program has failed to keep up with surging demand for its treatment services in a state grappling with addiction woes, the state’s chief justice said Friday while signaling that he’ll seek funding to expand the services. Testifying before […]

CARDINALS ANNOUNCE BUDGETING BUDDIES PROGRAM PRESENTED BY SCOTT CREDIT UNION

CARDINALS ANNOUNCE BUDGETING BUDDIES PROGRAM PRESENTED BY SCOTT CREDIT UNION

Bill Stephens

September 12th, 2019

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Team Will Host Free Workshop for Educators on Monday, September 16th               ST. LOUIS, September 12, 2019 – The St. Louis Cardinals today announced the launch of the Budgeting Buddies Program presented by Scott Credit Union.  The Cardinals and Scott Credit Union teamed up to […]

Commissioner Quarles Proclaims Sept. 15-21 as Farm Safety and Health Week in Kentucky

Commissioner Quarles Proclaims Sept. 15-21 as Farm Safety and Health Week in Kentucky

Bill Stephens

September 12th, 2019

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Report: 14 Kentuckians Died in Agriculture and Related Occupations in 2018 FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 10, 2019) — Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles has proclaimed the week of Sept. 15-21 as Farm Safety and Health Week in Kentucky to encourage farmers and farm workers to put safety […]

Kentucky lawmaker resigns, citing belief in term limits

Kentucky lawmaker resigns, citing belief in term limits

Bill Stephens

September 10th, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky lawmaker who serves as a committee chairman has resigned, citing his belief in term limits. Republican state Rep. Tim Moore submitted his resignation in a letter to Gov. Matt Bevin. The letter says his resignation took effect Tuesday. Moore […]

Red Cross urges blood and platelet donations after Hurricane Dorian impacts blood supply

Red Cross urges blood and platelet donations after Hurricane Dorian impacts blood supply

Bill Stephens

September 9th, 2019

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Sept. 9, 2019) — As the American Red Cross works around the clock supporting those impacted by Hurricane Dorian, providing food, shelter and comfort, individuals outside the affected areas are urged to help by giving blood or platelets to ensure patients in the storm’s path and around […]

Judge refuses to step aside from teacher ‘sickout’ case

Judge refuses to step aside from teacher ‘sickout’ case

Bill Stephens

September 4th, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky judge whose impartiality was questioned by Gov. Matt Bevin’s legal team due to his social media interactions refused to step aside Wednesday from hearing a lawsuit brought by the governor’s political nemesis over an investigation of teacher protests. Franklin […]

September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month

Bill Stephens

September 3rd, 2019

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Prepared, Not Scared. Be Ready for Disasters FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sep. 3, 2019) – The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), is reminding the public that households, businesses and communities can increase their preparedness by following this year’s theme of Prepared, […]

KSP Investigating Pedestrian Versus Train Collision in Henderson County

KSP Investigating Pedestrian Versus Train Collision in Henderson County

Bill Stephens

September 3rd, 2019

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CSX Train Struck Man in Spottsville Community SPOTTSVILLE, Ky. (September 2, 2019) –Kentucky State Police troopers are investigating a pedestrian versus train collision which killed a Spottsville man. Troopers were notified of the collision just before 8p.m. by Henderson County authorities. Preliminary investigation reveals Teddy Williams, 45 […]

Kentucky State Police stepping up enforcement during holiday

Kentucky State Police stepping up enforcement during holiday

Bill Stephens

August 30th, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say troopers are stepping up their enforcement efforts on the state’s roads through Labor Day weekend. Police say the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign focuses on removing impaired drivers. Troopers will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints […]

KSP Makes Arrests in Ky. State Fair Investigation

KSP Makes Arrests in Ky. State Fair Investigation

Bill Stephens

August 23rd, 2019

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Shell Casing Leads to Three Arrests within Six Days LOUISVILLE, Ky. (August 23, 2019) – Kentucky State Police announced today that three arrests have been made in the Kentucky State Fair investigation involving the discharge of a weapon on Saturday, August 17, 2019.  KSP Detectives arrested […]

ADAM WAINWRIGHT TO HOST 7TH ANNUAL FANTASY FOOTBALL FUNDRAISER AT BUSCH

ADAM WAINWRIGHT TO HOST 7TH ANNUAL FANTASY FOOTBALL FUNDRAISER AT BUSCH

Bill Stephens

August 23rd, 2019

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Jack Flaherty, Miles Mikolas & Michael Wacha Among Big League Participants Playing To Raise Money for Charity ST. LOUIS, Mo., August 23, 2019 – For the seventh consecutive year, Adam Wainwright is bringing his annual Big League Impact Fantasy Football Live Draft and its winning fundraising […]

Ellis Park cancels today’s races because of flooding;Track remains open for simulcasting, HHR gaming

Ellis Park cancels today’s races because of flooding;Track remains open for simulcasting, HHR gaming

Bill Stephens

August 23rd, 2019

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HENDERSON, Ky. (Friday, Aug. 23, 2019) — Ellis Park has canceled today’s live race card because of torrential rain and flooding of the track and paddock area. The live music scheduled for after the races also has been called off.Ellis Park remains open for simulcast wagering […]