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KSP Recovers Stolen Vehicle after Pursuit

KSP Recovers Stolen Vehicle after Pursuit

Bill Stephens

July 14th, 2020

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Clay, Ky. (Webster County)– Trooper John Eilert, of Kentucky State Police Post 2 in Madisonville, observed a black 2012 Chevrolet Malibu traveling southbound on KY109, just south of Clay, around 10:43 PM on July 13, 2020. The vehicle matched the description of a vehicle that was […]

GRDHD Reports 29 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases and 1 Death

GRDHD Reports 29 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases and 1 Death

Bill Stephens

July 14th, 2020

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On Tuesday, July 14, 2020 the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 29 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases – 12 in Daviess County, 1 in Hancock County, 2 in Henderson County, 1 in McLean County, 9 in Ohio County 1 in Union County, and 3 […]

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Bill Stephens

July 12th, 2020

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​​​​​​​FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 11, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Saturday updated Kentuckians on the state’s continued efforts to fight the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). “We have another day of really high numbers of COVID-19 cases,” said Gov. Beshear. “This is another day where it shows that […]

KSP Adopts Virtual Training During Pandemic

KSP Adopts Virtual Training During Pandemic

Bill Stephens

July 12th, 2020

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Troopers Receive Traffic Safety Training Online Frankfort, KY. (July 10, 2020) – Kentucky’s Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutors (TSRPs) are pivoting with the times to offer virtual training for law enforcement and prosecutors. Due to COVID-19, the TSRPs transitioned to a virtual format where ‘TSRP Tip of […]

RUNHAPPY Summer Meet at Ellis ParkELLIS PARK APPLAUDS GOV. BESHEAR’S ACTIONS; INSTITUTES INCREASED TRACK, RACING PROTOCOLS

RUNHAPPY Summer Meet at Ellis ParkELLIS PARK APPLAUDS GOV. BESHEAR’S ACTIONS; INSTITUTES INCREASED TRACK, RACING PROTOCOLS

Bill Stephens

July 12th, 2020

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HENDERSON, KY (Friday, July 10, 2020) — Effective immediately, Ellis Park Racing & Gaming has increased track and racing protocols in compliance with Governor Andy Beshear’s statement requiring facial coverings to be worn at all times in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Ellis Park has been requiring masks […]

GRDHD Reports 16 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

GRDHD Reports 16 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

Bill Stephens

July 12th, 2020

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On Saturday, July 11, 2020 the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 16 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases – 2 in Daviess County, 8 in Henderson County, 5 in Ohio County and 1 in Webster County. The total number of reported COVID-19 cases in the […]

Gov. Beshear: Face Coverings Protect Our Families, Economy

Gov. Beshear: Face Coverings Protect Our Families, Economy

Bill Stephens

July 11th, 2020

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​​​​​​​Visit the Governor’s Facebook page to watch today’s news conference FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 10, 2020) – On Friday, Gov. Andy Beshear re-emphasized the importance of wearing face coverings in many situations to protect Kentucky lives and our economy and to preserve the commonwealth’s hard-won but fragile progress in the […]

Gov. Beshear: Increasing Cases Requires Kentuckians to Wear Face Coverings

Gov. Beshear: Increasing Cases Requires Kentuckians to Wear Face Coverings

Bill Stephens

July 10th, 2020

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New action taken to fight against increasing COVID-19 cases Visit the Governor’s Facebook page to watch today’s news conference FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 9, 2020) – Highlighting his commitment to protecting all Kentuckians, Gov. Andy Beshear today announced Kentuckians must wear face coverings in many situations if the state is […]

GRDHD Reports 36 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

GRDHD Reports 36 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

Bill Stephens

July 9th, 2020

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On Thursday, July 9, 2020, the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 36 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases – 14 in Daviess County, 2 in Hancock County, 12 in Henderson County, 4 in Ohio County and 4 in Webster County. The total number of reported […]

Gov. Beshear Announces $36.2 Million in CARES Act Funding for Local Health Departments

Gov. Beshear Announces $36.2 Million in CARES Act Funding for Local Health Departments

Bill Stephens

July 9th, 2020

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Sixty-one local and regional health departments eligible for COVID-19-related expense reimbursements FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 9, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear today announced $36.2 million in additional Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding for 61 of the commonwealth’s local and regional health departments. The […]

Troopers Investigating Fatal Wreck in Henderson County

Troopers Investigating Fatal Wreck in Henderson County

Bill Stephens

July 9th, 2020

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HENDERSON, Ky. (July 8, 2020) Kentucky State Police Post 16 – Henderson received a call regarding a two-vehicle collision on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 around 2:50 PM. Collision Reconstructionist Trooper Josh Turner responded to the scene, which was located in the 11000 block on US 41-Alternate, south […]

Trump aside, McConnell becomes GOP’s preacher on masks

Trump aside, McConnell becomes GOP’s preacher on masks

Bill Stephens

July 9th, 2020

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is emerging as the GOP’s mask spokesman. President Donald Trump may resist appearing masked in public. But in stops across his home state of Kentucky, McConnell is not only showing up with his face covered. He is […]

CARDINALS ANNOUNCE 60-GAME SCHEDULE FOR 2020 SEASON

CARDINALS ANNOUNCE 60-GAME SCHEDULE FOR 2020 SEASON

Bill Stephens

July 9th, 2020

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CARDINALS ANNOUNCE 60-GAME SCHEDULE FOR 2020 SEASON Team to Open Season July 24 at Busch Stadium vs. Pirates; Play First Ever Major League Game in Iowa as part of “MLB at Field of Dreams” Against White Sox ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The St. Louis Cardinals, in conjunction […]

AAA: Vehicular Heatstroke Risk Heightens as Temperatures Rise

AAA: Vehicular Heatstroke Risk Heightens as Temperatures Rise

Bill Stephens

July 9th, 2020

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Warmer temperatures mean an increased risk of death for children, pets With hot temperatures in the forecast in the coming days and weeks, AAA East Central advises parents, caregivers, and pet owners to be especially vigilant about keeping children and pets safe from vehicular heatstroke. […]

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Bill Stephens

July 9th, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 8, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Wednesday updated Kentuckians on the state’s continued efforts to fight the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). “I hope you had a good Fourth of July weekend, but I hope it was safe, and it’s important that it was […]