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KYTC proposes balanced plan of transportation priorities to General Assembly

KYTC proposes balanced plan of transportation priorities to General Assembly

WMSK Staff

January 18th, 2018

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Recommended Highway Plan budgets record amount for asset management to repair bridges, preserve roads FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 17, 2018) – Putting “safety first,” the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) today presented the 2018 Recommended Highway Plan for the next six years that includes a record $1 […]

Local legislators to provide update on 2018 General Assembly

Local legislators to provide update on 2018 General Assembly

WMSK Staff

January 17th, 2018

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Local legislators to provide update on 2018 General Assembly HENDERSON, Kentucky — On the heels of Gov. Matt Bevin’s State of the Commonwealth Address, local state legislators will share their views on the 2018 General Assembly at the Kyndle Legislative Update Breakfast on Monday, Jan. […]

Gov. Bevin Delivers Plan to Continue Building Solid Fiscal Foundation for the Commonwealth

Gov. Bevin Delivers Plan to Continue Building Solid Fiscal Foundation for the Commonwealth

WMSK Staff

January 17th, 2018

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2018-19 budget proposal includes necessary cuts, targeted investments FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 16, 2018) – Gov. Matt Bevin tonight delivered his 2018 State of the Commonwealth and Budget Address to the General Assembly and fellow Kentuckians, outlining his plan to continue getting the state’s financial house […]

Kentucky’s ag commissioner to discuss anti-hunger efforts

Kentucky’s ag commissioner to discuss anti-hunger efforts

WMSK Staff

January 16th, 2018

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The McConnell Center at the University of Louisville is starting its latest lecture series with a discussion about hunger in Kentucky. The center says state Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles will give a free, public talk on the subject on Jan. 24 […]

Don’t be caught off guard with higher bills this winter!

Don’t be caught off guard with higher bills this winter!

WMSK Staff

January 16th, 2018

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Monitor and manage your energy usage during the winter months. Every year, Kenergy receives calls and emails from members with concerns about their electric bills. Many calls are during the winter months, and they come from members who feel their electric bills are incorrect because […]

Events at HCC to honor legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Events at HCC to honor legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

WMSK Staff

January 15th, 2018

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HENDERSON, Ky. — The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be honored with several events at Preston Arts Center on the campus of Henderson Community College over the next month. A photo exhibit titled “Martin Luther King Jr., and the Civil Rights Movement,” […]

KY Highway Crews Prepare for Another Round of Snow & Colder Temps

KY Highway Crews Prepare for Another Round of Snow & Colder Temps

WMSK Staff

January 15th, 2018

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Kentucky Highway Crews across the region have made good progress on clearing “A” and “B” Snow Priority Routes- which include Interstates, Parkways, and US Highways. However, some of the “C” Snow Priority Routes- which are mostly rural secondary highways have been tough going today. Some […]

Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook

WMSK Staff

January 15th, 2018

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN Paducah HAS ISSUED a Winter Storm Watch…WHICH IS IN EFFECT from Thursday evening through Friday evening. * WHAT: Rain will be changing to an icy mix of freezing rain and sleet, before changing to all snow, with significant accumulations of […]

2018 CARDINALS CARAVAN TO VISIT 20 CITIES OVER FOUR DAY PERIOD

2018 CARDINALS CARAVAN TO VISIT 20 CITIES OVER FOUR DAY PERIOD

WMSK Staff

January 8th, 2018

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Six Different Caravans Set Across Six States Headlined by Tommy Pham, Paul DeJong, Alex Reyes & More ST. LOUIS, Mo., January 4, 2018 – The St. Louis Cardinals have announced the schedule for the 2018 Cardinals Caravan, presented by Missouri Farm Bureau […]

Ex-House Speaker Jody Richards decides not to seek new term

Ex-House Speaker Jody Richards decides not to seek new term

WMSK Staff

January 8th, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Former Kentucky House Speaker Jody Richards has decided not to run for re-election this year. Richards becomes the latest veteran House Democrat planning to give up his seat in a chamber now run by Republicans. Richards, a Bowling Green Democrat, has […]

Red Cross blood shortage prompts urgent call for blood and platelet donations during National Blood Donor Month

Red Cross blood shortage prompts urgent call for blood and platelet donations during National Blood Donor Month

WMSK Staff

January 8th, 2018

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Severe weather forces blood drive cancellations causing thousands of donations to go uncollected LOUISVILLE. KY. (Jan. 8, 2018) — This January, National Blood Donor Month, the American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood and platelet donors of all blood types to make an […]

Kentucky Dam Village Offering Guided Eagle Tours to Groups

Kentucky Dam Village Offering Guided Eagle Tours to Groups

WMSK Staff

January 2nd, 2018

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CALVERT CITY, Ky. (Jan. 2, 2018) – Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park is offering guided eagle tours to groups who provide their own transportation this winter. The tours are in addition to the Eagle Watch Weekend the park is holding Jan. 26-28. These guided […]

Protect your pets during winter weather

Protect your pets during winter weather

WMSK Staff

January 2nd, 2018

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HENDERSON, Ky. — Temperatures have plummeted throughout the region and will be sticking around for the next several days, so there are things that pet owners need to do to keep pets warm and healthy. Here are some tips from the Kentucky Humane Society’s Pet […]

Proactive Patrol Reminder To Motorists

Proactive Patrol Reminder To Motorists

WMSK Staff

December 29th, 2017

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HENDERSON, Ky. (Dec 29, 2017)–The Kentucky State Police would like to offer periodic reminders to drivers who travel our roadways. Our agency strives daily to ensure the safety of the motoring public. Some of these proactive measures include various roadside safety checkpoints and saturating known […]

Regional Hospitals Implement Visitation Restrictions  Due to Increased Flu Activity

Regional Hospitals Implement Visitation Restrictions Due to Increased Flu Activity

WMSK Staff

December 29th, 2017

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EVANSVILLE, IN – In response to the increase in influenza (flu) cases in the tri-state area, several hospital members of the Community Patient Safety Coalition are implementing unified hospital visitation restrictions effective Friday, December 29. The restrictions include: * No visitors with influenza-like symptoms in […]