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KYTC :  KY Transportation Cabinet Crews in District 2 Prepare for Winter Weather Event

KYTC : KY Transportation Cabinet Crews in District 2 Prepare for Winter Weather Event

WMSK Staff

January 18th, 2019

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Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews across the 11 counties of District 2 are preparing for an approaching winter weather event that could bring some icy driving conditions to the region Saturday night into Sunday. Rain is expected during the day Saturday, followed by plummeting temperatures with […]

Paul’s lawyers want his political views excluded from trial

Paul’s lawyers want his political views excluded from trial

WMSK Staff

January 18th, 2019

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Rand Paul’s attorneys say the Republican lawmaker’s political views should be off-limits at his upcoming civil trial against his neighbor. The attorneys say his political beliefs could “alienate” potential jurors who don’t share his views. The senator’s legal team […]

Kentucky residents again seek to block new Medicaid rules

Kentucky residents again seek to block new Medicaid rules

WMSK Staff

January 15th, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Sixteen Kentucky residents have again asked a federal judge to block new eligibility requirements for Medicaid. The group, led by a trio of advocacy organizations, wants a federal judge to block Republican Gov. Matt Bevin’s plan that would require some Medicaid […]

District Two Water Over The Road Report

WMSK Staff

January 14th, 2019

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KY Highway Water Over Road Report for District 2 at 3:30 p.m., CST Henderson County KY 3522/Ellis Park Connector beneath the US 41 Twin Bridges- Signs Posted KY 136 CLOSED at 0 to 5mm in Ohio River Bottoms- Signs Posted Union County KY 130 OPEN […]

Traffic ADVISORY – Lane Restriction on KY 56 Green River Bridge Near Sebree

Traffic ADVISORY – Lane Restriction on KY 56 Green River Bridge Near Sebree

WMSK Staff

January 8th, 2019

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to restrict traffic to one lane on the KY 56 Green River Bridge near Sebree starting Tuesday, January 8, 2019. This work zone lane restriction on the KY 56 Green River Bridge at the Webster-McLean County Line just east of […]

Traffic ADVISORY – Lane Restriction on Southbound Bi-State Memorial Twin Bridge

Traffic ADVISORY – Lane Restriction on Southbound Bi-State Memorial Twin Bridge

WMSK Staff

January 8th, 2019

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to restrict SOUTHBOUND traffic to one lane on the US 41 Twin Bridges between Henderson and Evansville starting at 9:00 a.m., CST, THIS MORNING, Tuesday, January 8, 2019. Southbound traffic on the US 41 Twin Bridges will be restricted to […]

Phased county rollout of Kentucky’s new, secure driver’s licenses begins in March

Phased county rollout of Kentucky’s new, secure driver’s licenses begins in March

WMSK Staff

January 7th, 2019

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Transportation officials share preliminary schedule, urge Kentuckians to prepare documentation now FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 7, 2019) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) has announced the anticipated rollout of the state’s new identity credentials, slated to become available gradually in counties beginning in March 2019 through […]

Thayer says GOP urged Bevin not to call special session

Thayer says GOP urged Bevin not to call special session

WMSK Staff

January 7th, 2019

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By ADAM BEAM , Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — One of Kentucky’s top legislative leaders said Friday that Republicans “tried very hard” to convince Gov. Matt Bevin not to call them back to Frankfort the week before Christmas to vote on a pension bill […]

Kentucky seeking conservation officers

Kentucky seeking conservation officers

WMSK Staff

January 4th, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is seeking to fill dozens of conservation officer positions. State officials say in a release that positions are available in 37 counties. The notice went out in December, but the deadline to send in […]

Kentucky Flu Activity Level Raised to Widespread

Kentucky Flu Activity Level Raised to Widespread

WMSK Staff

January 4th, 2019

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Public health urges vaccination and hand washing for Kentuckians FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 4, 2019) – The Department for Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), now reports “widespread” flu activity in Kentucky for the first time this flu season. Widespread […]

Kentucky State Police Investigating Death of Henderson County Man

Kentucky State Police Investigating Death of Henderson County Man

WMSK Staff

January 4th, 2019

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Troopers Say Victim was Accidently Shot HENDERSON, Ky. (January 03, 2019)–Kentucky State Police troopers are investigating the death of an Henderson County man in the 2200 block of Holloway Lane in Henderson County. Authorities were notified of the shooting around 10:15am after Paul R. Sutton, […]

Methodist Hospital in Morganfield receives Laboratory Accreditation

Methodist Hospital in Morganfield receives Laboratory Accreditation

WMSK Staff

January 3rd, 2019

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Methodist Hospital in Morganfield receives Laboratory Accreditation Methodist Hospital in Morganfield, Kentucky, has met all criteria for Laboratory Accreditation by COLA, a national healthcare accreditation organization. Accreditation is given only to laboratories that apply rigid standards of quality in day-to-day operations, demonstrate continued accuracy in […]

Resolve to give blood with the Red Cross

Resolve to give blood with the Red Cross

WMSK Staff

January 3rd, 2019

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Resolve to give blood with the Red Cross (Jan. 2, 2018) — The American Red Cross encourages people to help meet the urgent need for blood and platelets by resolving to give blood this January – National Blood Donor Month. Donating blood or platelets is […]

Snell runs wild, No. 16 Kentucky holds off No. 13 Penn State

WMSK Staff

January 2nd, 2019

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By FRED GOODALL , AP Sports Writer ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Winning 10 games, beating Penn State on New Year’s Day, and finishing in the Top 20 is no small deal for the Kentucky Wildcats. So when Mark Stoops took a seat on the podium […]

NWS- Flood Warning Continues for Ohio River

NWS- Flood Warning Continues for Ohio River

WMSK Staff

December 31st, 2018

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…The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Indiana… Kentucky…Illinois and Missouri… Ohio River at Newburgh Dam…Mount Vernon…J.T. Myers Dam… Shawneetown and Cairo .Minor flooding continues along the Lower Ohio River. The river at the Newburgh Dam has temporarily dropped below flood stage and […]