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Redrawn district: Top Kentucky state Dem ends reelection bid

Bill Stephens

January 27th, 2022

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s top-ranking state House Democrat has announced she won’t seek reelection this year, saying she won’t stand in the way of a “person of color” being elected in her newly redrawn Louisville-area district where Blacks make up nearly 50% of the […]

Bill advances setting comment time at school board meetings

Bill Stephens

January 27th, 2022

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A House committee has advanced a bill to require Kentucky’s local school boards to set aside at least 15 minutes for public comments at regular meetings. Rep. Regina Huff says her legislation seeks to ensure that school board members hear feedback […]

Tree and Brush Work for KY 871 in Union County Today

Bill Stephens

January 26th, 2022

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Motorists will need to seek alternate routes while this work is performed MADISONVILLE, Ky. (Jan. 26, 2022) – KYTC crews will be clearing trees and brush on KY 871 between 3.808 and 5.62 / between Goose Pond Road and KY 666. KYTC crews will work from […]

CARDINALS ANNOUNCE FULL 2022 THEME TICKET SCHEDULE

Bill Stephens

January 26th, 2022

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Tickets On Sale Now for Over 30 Theme Dates Including New “Friends Night”,“St. Louis CITY SC Night”, “Shakespeare Night” & “WWE Night” ST. LOUIS, Mo., January 24, 2022 – The St. Louis Cardinals have announced a full lineup of Theme Ticket datesfor the 2022 season […]

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19, Tornado Relief

Bill Stephens

January 25th, 2022

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  FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 24, 2022) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear said that his son, Will, tested positive for COVID-19 and is generally asymptomatic, adding that his son is fully vaccinated and recently received his booster shot. The Governor and the rest of the family tested […]

Gov. Beshear Orders Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of Kentucky Guardsman

Bill Stephens

January 22nd, 2022

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 21, 2022) – Following a request by the Adjutant General of Kentucky, Gov. Andy Beshear has ordered flags at all state buildings to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset Sunday, Jan. 23, in honor of a Kentucky National Guard soldier who […]

Tax filing season begins January 24, 2022

Bill Stephens

January 21st, 2022

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Department of Revenue will begin accepting 2021 tax returns next week FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 21, 2022)—The Kentucky Department of Revenue (DOR) is in the process of finalizing its tax filing processes and procedures, striving to make this the most efficient and safe filing season possible. […]

GOP redistricting measures draw court challenge in Kentucky

Bill Stephens

January 21st, 2022

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s newly drawn congressional and state House maps have drawn a swift court challenge. The lawsuit came the same day GOP lawmakers overrode the Democratic governor’s vetoes of redistricting bills. The lawsuit filed Thursday claims boundaries approved by the Republican-dominated legislature […]

KYTC District 2 High Water Closures Update – 2:15 pm Central – Wednesday, 19th

Bill Stephens

January 19th, 2022

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (Jan. 19, 2022) – These are routes currently blocked due to high water in District 2. There are likely others that will rise and fall quickly without making it into our report. Please do not drive through flooded sections of roads. Signs have been posted. […]

GROUP TICKETS FOR 2022 SEASON ON SALE NOW

Bill Stephens

January 19th, 2022

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Groups of 20+ Can Purchase Discounted Tickets to Single Games and Receive Extra Incentives ST. LOUIS, Mo., January 19, 2022 – Organized groups of 20 fans or more can purchase single-game tickets to 2022 Cardinals games beginning today.  Designed for school and church groups, family or […]

Johnson’s Bill Eliminates Barrier to GED

Bill Stephens

January 19th, 2022

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (January 19, 2022) – Representative DJ Johnson (R-Daviess) is working to modify a state law that creates a barrier for students who must pursue alternative education pathways. The bill, HB 194, would allow students who are unable to graduate and who meet other specific […]

KYTC District 2 High Water Closures Update

Bill Stephens

January 19th, 2022

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– 5:00 pm Central – Tuesday, 18th MADISONVILLE, Ky. (Jan. 18, 2022) – These are routes currently blocked due to high water in District 2. There are likely others that will rise and fall quickly without making it into our report. Please do not drive through flooded […]

WMSK Listening Area will be Under a Winter Weather Advisory starting at 4 pm Today (1-19-22)

Bill Stephens

January 19th, 2022

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.An arctic cold front will move across the region on Wednesday, causing rain to change to snow Wednesday afternoon and evening. INZ086>088-KYZ014>016-018>021-192130- /O.CON.KPAH.WW.Y.0006.220119T2200Z-220120T1200Z/ Vanderburgh-Warrick-Spencer-Union KY-Webster-Hopkins-Henderson- Daviess-McLean-Muhlenberg- Including the cities of Evansville, Boonville, Rockport, Morganfield, Dixon, Madisonville, Henderson, Owensboro, Calhoun, and Greenville 254 AM CST Wed […]

Kentucky Passes 1 Million COVID-19 Cases as Omicron Variant Continues to Surge

Bill Stephens

January 19th, 2022

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Positivity rate exceeds 30%; 75% of adult Kentuckians have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 18, 2022) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear said that Kentucky has surpassed 1 million total COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic, with 1,014,703 […]

Notice: Destroyed candle factory will shift some workers

Bill Stephens

January 17th, 2022

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MAYFIELD, Ky. (AP) — A candle factory in western Kentucky that was destroyed last month by a tornado has filed paperwork saying it won’t reopen the facility and will lay off some employees. News outlets report Mayfield Consumer Products said in a Jan. 10 federal […]