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Traffic Alert- Car-Train crash in Sebree

WMSK Staff

September 27th, 2018

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Traffic Alert We have a report of a train-vehicle collision at the Mill Street Crossing in Sebree. Due to rail crossing work, Jefferson Street is the only crossing in Sebree that is open at this time. Webster County Emergency Management reports that traffic is moving […]

Kentucky hosting event spotlighting issues for older adults

Kentucky hosting event spotlighting issues for older adults

WMSK Staff

September 25th, 2018

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Eds: APNewsNow. FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky officials say a regional conference is planned in the state to spotlight issues that promote healthy aging. The state Cabinet for Health and Family Services says Kentucky will host this year’s annual conference from Sept. 30 through Oct. […]

Testing for Kentucky State Police academy begins this week

Testing for Kentucky State Police academy begins this week

WMSK Staff

September 25th, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say testing starts this week for anyone who is interested in becoming a trooper. A statement from the agency says testing dates run from Sept. 25 through Oct. 11 to be part of a training class that begins […]

New, more secure Kentucky driver’s license designs unveiled

New, more secure Kentucky driver’s license designs unveiled

WMSK Staff

September 25th, 2018

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By DYLAN LOVAN , Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky transportation officials say newly redesigned driver’s licenses will enhance security and make it harder for counterfeiters to duplicate. State Department of Vehicle Regulation Commissioner Matt Henderson showed off the design at a news conference […]

KY Transportation Secretary Greg Thomas to attend Union County FiscalCourt Meeting Tuesday, September 25th

KY Transportation Secretary Greg Thomas to attend Union County FiscalCourt Meeting Tuesday, September 25th

WMSK Staff

September 21st, 2018

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Transportation officials to attend fiscal court meeting to discuss economic development and infrastructure needs for Union County Listening tour will invite input from local leaders on pressing projects MORGANFIELD, Ky. (Sept. 21, 2018) – Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Secretary Greg Thomas will attend the Union County […]

Kyndle to celebrate Manufacturing Month in October

Kyndle to celebrate Manufacturing Month in October

WMSK Staff

September 21st, 2018

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Kyndle will recognize October being Manufacturing Month by organizing a set of tours of local industries for technical students as well as recognizing industries at its 2018 Industry Appreciation Luncheon. Manufacturing Month and Manufacturing Day, which is October 5, addresses common misperceptions about manufacturing by […]

Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet releases August 2018 unemployment report

Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet releases August 2018 unemployment report

WMSK Staff

September 20th, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 20, 2018) — Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary August 2018 unemployment rate was 4.4 percent, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. The unemployment rate for August 2018 was up from the […]

Traffic ADVISORY – Street & Highway Closures Planned in SEBREE Community of WEBSTER County starting MON, SEPT 24

Traffic ADVISORY – Street & Highway Closures Planned in SEBREE Community of WEBSTER County starting MON, SEPT 24

WMSK Staff

September 20th, 2018

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CSX Railroad plans several street and highway closures in Sebree for rail crossing upgrades starting Monday, September 24, 2018. CSX plans to close Dixon Street and Webster Street Monday & Tuesday, September 24 & 25. This closure could continue into Wednesday morning. CSX plans to […]

Traffic ADVISORY – ALERT: US 41 CLOSED by Sinkhole at KY 112 Intersection in EARLINGTON

Traffic ADVISORY – ALERT: US 41 CLOSED by Sinkhole at KY 112 Intersection in EARLINGTON

WMSK Staff

September 19th, 2018

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US 41 is blocked at the intersection of KY 112 in EARLINGTON due to a sinkhole in the intersection. The roadway at this site along US 41 at the 12 mile marker in Hopkins County has been closes since about 12:30 p.m., CDT. A KYTC […]

National Voter Registration Day

National Voter Registration Day

WMSK Staff

September 19th, 2018

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Kentucky Protection & Advocacy, as a member of REV-UP Kentucky announces list of non-partisan voter registration booths FRANKFORT, Ky. (September 19, 2018) – National Voter Registration Day is Tuesday, September 25, 2018. Kentucky Protection & Advocacy, as a member of REV-UP Kentucky (a non-partisan, cross-disability […]

Surveys and Field Work Continuing for I-69 Crossing Preferred alternative expected this fall

Surveys and Field Work Continuing for I-69 Crossing Preferred alternative expected this fall

WMSK Staff

September 18th, 2018

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Evansville, Ind. (Sept. 18, 2018) – The I-69 Ohio River Crossing (I-69 ORX) Project Team is conducting additional survey and field work as the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) move closer to identifying a preferred alternative and publishing the […]

Traffic ADVISORY – Paving along KY 370 & KY 120 in WEBSTER County starting THIS WEEK

Traffic ADVISORY – Paving along KY 370 & KY 120 in WEBSTER County starting THIS WEEK

WMSK Staff

September 18th, 2018

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A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans paving along a sections of KY 370 and KY 120 in WEBSTER County THIS WEEK. Paving along KY 370 runs from the KY 147 intersection at milepoint 1.440 Extending eastward to the JZ Shelton Road intersection at […]

First Lady Holds Foster Care/Adoption Community Engagement Event in Daviess County

First Lady Holds Foster Care/Adoption Community Engagement Event in Daviess County

Bill Stephens

September 17th, 2018

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New initiative helps empower local faith-based, community and government groups to support vulnerable children and families FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 16, 2018) – First Lady Glenna Bevin today visited Owensboro for a community engagement event aimed at empowering local faith-based, community and government groups to support […]

Search begins for new Henderson Community College president

Search begins for new Henderson Community College president

WMSK Staff

September 17th, 2018

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Henderson, Ky. – Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) President Jay K. Box announced today the national search has begun for a new president for Henderson Community College (HCC). Box and HCC Board Chair Cass Wilson appointed a screening committee that Wilson will lead. […]

Personnel Board votes to investigate Grimes

Personnel Board votes to investigate Grimes

WMSK Staff

September 14th, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Personnel Board has voted to investigate Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes’ use of the state’s voter registration database. Kentucky State Board of Elections Executive Director Jared Dearing asked the board to investigate. He said Grimes and her office […]