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Spoof Government Employee Email Accounts Being Used to Scam Kentuckians

Spoof Government Employee Email Accounts Being Used to Scam Kentuckians

WMSK Staff

May 16th, 2017

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Local, state and federal government employee email addresses under siege by con artists FRANKFORT, KY. (May 16, 2017) – Today, Attorney General Andy Beshear issued a Scam Alert to warn Kentuckians of an email scam that relies on spoof government employee email addresses to defraud […]

Justices side with Kentucky nursing home in arbitration case

Justices side with Kentucky nursing home in arbitration case

WMSK Staff

May 16th, 2017

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says a Kentucky nursing home can require the families of two former residents to pursue claims against the home outside of court. The justice ruled 7-1 on Monday that the home could enforce contracts signed by relatives of the […]

White House goes blue to honor nation’s police officers

White House goes blue to honor nation’s police officers

WMSK Staff

May 16th, 2017

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House was lit up in blue to honor the nation’s police officers. The move on Monday night followed President Donald Trump’s remarks earlier in the day to police and families of fallen officers at the annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial […]

Dedication ceremony held for Murray State University’s Breathitt Veterinary Center

Dedication ceremony held for Murray State University’s Breathitt Veterinary Center

WMSK Staff

May 12th, 2017

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MURRAY, Ky. — Special guests attended the dedication ceremony of the new Breathitt Veterinary Center on May 11 in Hopkinsville. The event included a speaker’s program along with a reception, ribbon cutting and guided tour of the new facility, which totals 77,000 square feet, significantly […]

KDVA Celebrating  Nursing Home Week

KDVA Celebrating Nursing Home Week

WMSK Staff

May 12th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 12, 2017) Governor Matt Bevin has proclaimed it to be Nursing Home Week in Kentucky May 14-20 and Kentucky’s three state Veterans Centers will be celebrating with events for residents, staff, family and friends. At Joseph “Eddie” Ballard Western Kentucky Veterans Center […]

Tennessee, Kentucky police partner to catch impaired drivers

Tennessee, Kentucky police partner to catch impaired drivers

WMSK Staff

May 10th, 2017

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Officials say police in Tennessee and Kentucky are partnering this month to look for impaired drivers near the state line. A statement from the Clarksville Police Department in Tennessee says law enforcement agencies plan to set up a checkpoint on U.S. […]

Division for Air Quality Urges Kentuckians to “Learn Before You Burn”

Division for Air Quality Urges Kentuckians to “Learn Before You Burn”

WMSK Staff

May 9th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 4, 2017) – Spring-cleaning season has arrived, and for many Kentuckians that means burning unwanted debris. But before you light that burn pile, the Kentucky Division for Air Quality (DAQ) reminds you to learn before you burn. Illegal burning could result in […]

Kentucky Tourism Industry Generated $14.5 Billion in 2016

Kentucky Tourism Industry Generated $14.5 Billion in 2016

WMSK Staff

May 9th, 2017

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Economic Impact of Tourism Increases in All Nine Tourism Regions Frankfort, Ky. (May 8, 2017) –The economic impact of tourism in Kentucky was more than $14.5 billion in 2016, the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet and the Department of Tourism announced today. Kentucky’s tourism […]

Traffic ADVISORY     KY Highway Water Over Road Report (D2)

Traffic ADVISORY KY Highway Water Over Road Report (D2)

WMSK Staff

May 8th, 2017

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Traffic ADVISORY KY Highway Water Over Road Report (D2) DAVIESS County KY 142 Water Over Road at the 4 to 6 mile marker- signs posted KY 56 Water Over Road at the 7 to 9 mile marker- signs posted HENDERSON County KY 2247/Posey Ball Rd […]

GRADD will host the Kentucky Association of Counties General Assembly Wrap-Up on May 10

GRADD will host the Kentucky Association of Counties General Assembly Wrap-Up on May 10

WMSK Staff

May 8th, 2017

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The public is invited to attend a Kentucky Association of Counties General Assembly Wrap-Up hosted by Green River Area Development District (GRADD) on Wednesday, May 10th. This free event will be held at the GRADD Office (300 GRADD Way, Owensboro) and will begin at 1:00pm […]

Gov. Matt Bevin declares May 8-12 Teacher Appreciation Week

Gov. Matt Bevin declares May 8-12 Teacher Appreciation Week

WMSK Staff

May 8th, 2017

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Take time to thank a teacher who made a difference in your life FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 8, 2017) – Governor Matt Bevin recently signed a proclamation officially declaring May 8-12 Teacher Appreciation Week in Kentucky, joining the National Educators Association in honoring and celebrating teachers […]

KY Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing hosts outreach project in Owensboro and Bowling Green

KY Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing hosts outreach project in Owensboro and Bowling Green

WMSK Staff

May 3rd, 2017

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Regional meetings scheduled for May 16 in Owensboro and May 17 in Bowling Green FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 3, 2017) – The Kentucky Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (KCDHH) will hold the next regional outreach program from May 16-18 in western Kentucky. The […]

Tangible Personal Property Tax Filing Reminder  Due May 15, 2017

Tangible Personal Property Tax Filing Reminder Due May 15, 2017

WMSK Staff

May 3rd, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 3, 2017) – Kentucky tangible personal property tax returns are due on Monday, May 15, 2017. Returns filed after May 15, 2017 are considered past due in accordance with KRS 132.290 and subject to penalties and interest. Tangible property consists of physical […]

Barge hit sensors removed from U.S. 41 Twin Bridges

Barge hit sensors removed from U.S. 41 Twin Bridges

WMSK Staff

May 3rd, 2017

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Sensors installed early in 2008 HENDERSON, Ky. (May 3, 2017) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) has removed a monitoring system aimed at detecting and monitoring the severity of barge hits on the U.S. 41 Twin Bridges between Henderson and Evansville. The sensors, installed in […]

Inspired by own family, Kentucky gov. tackles foster system

Inspired by own family, Kentucky gov. tackles foster system

WMSK Staff

April 24th, 2017

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ADAM BEAM, Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s Republican governor wants to overhaul the state’s troubled child-welfare system, inspired by his own family’s failed attempt to adopt a young girl. Gov. Matt Bevin wants to mobilize Kentucky’s churches to foster and adopt the state’s […]