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Senate Week in Review – By State Senator Dorsey Ridley

Senate Week in Review – By State Senator Dorsey Ridley

WMSK Staff

April 3rd, 2018

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FRANKFORT — The last five days of this session were framed by the voices of citizens from around the commonwealth making their wishes known. Thousands came to the Capitol daily, chanting and marching from early in the morning to late in the evening. The protests […]

Henderson County Man Arrested for Fleeing Police in Union County

Henderson County Man Arrested for Fleeing Police in Union County

WMSK Staff

April 2nd, 2018

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Crawford was Driving on a DUI Suspended License WAVERLY, Ky. (March 31, 2018)—Around 7p.m. Saturday, a Kentucky State Police trooper patrolling US 60 near Waverly observed a vehicle with occupants who were not wearing their seatbelts. When the trooper attempted to stop the vehicle, the […]

State releases county unemployment data for February 2018

State releases county unemployment data for February 2018

WMSK Staff

March 30th, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 29, 2018) – Unemployment rates fell in 119 Kentucky counties between February 2017 and February 2018 and rose in one (Metcalfe County), according to the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development […]

Pioneer Plastics to Upgrade Webster County Plant, Create 17 Jobs

Pioneer Plastics to Upgrade Webster County Plant, Create 17 Jobs

WMSK Staff

March 29th, 2018

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Company will add production capacity to meet demand Kyndle announced Pioneer Plastics, which manufactures a range of products for the restaurant, retail and appliance industries, will invest $600,000 and create 17 full-time jobs as it renovates its facility in Dixon. Pioneer will purchase new equipment […]

Traffic Alert – Deer Back On The Move On US 41 North Near Twin Bridges

Traffic Alert – Deer Back On The Move On US 41 North Near Twin Bridges

WMSK Staff

March 29th, 2018

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Floodwaters are back and that’s likely to mean deer herds along US 41 near Audubon State Park at Henderson. Rising Ohio River floodwaters are approaching a level where they will again push deer across US 41 at the north edge of Henderson starting perhaps as […]

Marion Man Arrested for Morganfield Burglary

Marion Man Arrested for Morganfield Burglary

WMSK Staff

March 16th, 2018

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McConnell is Lodged in the Union County Detention Center MORGANFIELD, Ky. (March 15, 2018)—Kentucky State Police troopers arrested Gary T. McConnell, 20 of Marion for Burglary 1st. KSP troopers have been actively investigating a residential burglary that occurred back in May. Troopers recently obtained a […]

Marion Man Arrested for Morganfield Burglary

Marion Man Arrested for Morganfield Burglary

WMSK Staff

March 16th, 2018

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McConnell is Lodged in the Union County Detention Center MORGANFIELD, Ky. (March 15, 2018)—Kentucky State Police troopers arrested Gary T. McConnell, 20 of Marion for Burglary 1st. KSP troopers have been actively investigating a residential burglary that occurred back in May. Troopers recently obtained a […]

7th annual ‘Feed Seniors Now’ food drive begins March 16

7th annual ‘Feed Seniors Now’ food drive begins March 16

WMSK Staff

March 16th, 2018

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Nearly one in six senior citizens is at risk of hunger—representing an 88 percent increase over the past decade—according to the Meals on Wheels Association of America. To combat troubling statistics like these, local agencies are once again partnering to sponsor the “Feed Seniors Now” […]

KSP Investigating Structure Fire In Uniontown

KSP Investigating Structure Fire In Uniontown

WMSK Staff

March 14th, 2018

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Two Bodies Located Inside UNIONTOWN, Ky. (March 13, 2018)–Kentucky State Police detectives are actively investigating a structure fire that killed two people this morning. The fire was reported around 5:30am, which destroyed the residence. The residence is located in the 300 block of Adams Street […]

KY Highway Snow & Ice Report (D2) at 5:00 a.m.

KY Highway Snow & Ice Report (D2) at 5:00 a.m.

WMSK Staff

March 12th, 2018

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Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews in 10 of the 11 counties of District 1 were out much of the night responding to an intense snow event that rolled across the region Sunday afternoon and evening. The event started several hours earlier than expected with a wintry […]

KY Highway Crews Prepared for 1 to 3 inches of Snow Overnight – Slick Spots Reported

KY Highway Crews Prepared for 1 to 3 inches of Snow Overnight – Slick Spots Reported

WMSK Staff

March 11th, 2018

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The KY Transportation Cabinet Henderson County Crew has been called in to treat reported slick spots on bridges and overpasses along I-69 in Southern Henderson County. One truck is on the road at this time. The crew is loading some additional trucks to be available […]

CARDINALS REDUCE SPRING ROSTER BY NINE;

CARDINALS REDUCE SPRING ROSTER BY NINE;

WMSK Staff

March 11th, 2018

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TEAM HAS 46 PLAYERS REMAINING IN CAMP, INCLUDING 11 NON-ROSTER INVITEES JUPITER, Fla., March 11, 2018 –The St. Louis Cardinals announced following today’s game that they have reduced their Spring Training roster by nine players, leaving the number of players in Major League camp at […]

Winter Storm Warning for WMSK Listening Area

Winter Storm Warning for WMSK Listening Area

WMSK Staff

March 11th, 2018

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…A burst of heavy wet snow expected late today and tonight… .A low pressure system will form over the Tennessee Valley this evening. Colder north winds will cause rain to change to snow. A burst of heavy snow could produce a quick 1 to 3 […]

Union County Crash Claims Second Victim

Union County Crash Claims Second Victim

WMSK Staff

March 5th, 2018

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WAVERLY, Ky. A tragic crash in Union County last week has claimed a second life. Trooper Corey King, Public Information Officer for Kentucky State Police Post 16, tells WSON News that 35-year old Robert Bluem of Henderson died Saturday at Evansville’s Deaconess Hospital. Coroner Steve […]

Kentucky’s annual unemployment rate at lowest level since 2000

Kentucky’s annual unemployment rate at lowest level since 2000

WMSK Staff

March 5th, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 5, 2018) – Kentucky’s annual unemployment rate dropped to 4.9 percent in 2017 from 5.1 percent in 2016, while nonfarm employment gained 11,300 jobs, according to the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and […]