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Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet releases July 2018 unemployment report

Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet releases July 2018 unemployment report

WMSK Staff

August 16th, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 16, 2018) – Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary July 2018 unemployment rate was 4.3 percent, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. The unemployment rate for July 2018 was up from the […]

Two Kentucky State Park Golf Courses Closing Temporarily For Green Repairs

Two Kentucky State Park Golf Courses Closing Temporarily For Green Repairs

WMSK Staff

August 15th, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 15, 2018) – Two Kentucky State Park golf courses in western Kentucky will be temporarily closed to allow for re-seeding of the greens, the Department of Parks announced today. The 18-hole courses at Mineral Mounds State Park near Eddyville and Pennyrile Forest […]

Indiana Man Indicted for Rape After Nine Month Investigation

Indiana Man Indicted for Rape After Nine Month Investigation

WMSK Staff

August 15th, 2018

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The Rape Allegations Occurred in the Early 1980’s MORGANFIELD, Ky. (August 15, 2018)—In November of 2017, Kentucky State Police detectives began an investigation into Rape and Sexual Abuse allegations which occurred in the early 1980’s in Union County, Kentucky. The crime was brought to the […]

LOUISVILLE MAN CHARGED WITH DEALING HEROIN THAT RESULTED IN OVERDOSE DEATH

LOUISVILLE MAN CHARGED WITH DEALING HEROIN THAT RESULTED IN OVERDOSE DEATH

WMSK Staff

August 15th, 2018

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Alleged heroin dealer faces no less than 20 years in federal prison BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A Louisville, Kentucky man has been charged with possession and distribution of heroin after a Bowling Green woman died of an overdose, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman. […]

Traffic Advisory- Lane Restrictionists on Approach to US 41 NB Bi-State Bridge

WMSK Staff

August 14th, 2018

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Traffic ADVISORY The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans a NORTHBOUND lane restriction near the US 41 Twin Bridges at Henderson starting at 9:30 a.m., CDT, TODAY. The Henderson County Highway Maintenance Crew has been using a boom mower in the median area to cut grass and […]

GRADD has been awarded $510,340 to fund 38 full-time members in the AmeriCorps Senior Connections program.

GRADD has been awarded $510,340 to fund 38 full-time members in the AmeriCorps Senior Connections program.

WMSK Staff

August 13th, 2018

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Kentucky received nearly $6.7 million in AmeriCorps federal funding for 20 programs with more than 900 total members. Most of the programs were funded through an annual grant competition by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), a federal agency that engages Americans of […]

Interim president named for  Henderson Community College

Interim president named for Henderson Community College

WMSK Staff

August 10th, 2018

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Henderson, Ky. – Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) President Jay K. Box announced today the appointment of Dr. Tiffany Evans as interim president of Henderson Community College (HCC). Evans currently is provost and chief academic officer at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (ECTC). […]

Dr. Robert Jackson Appointed Interim President of Murray State University

Dr. Robert Jackson Appointed Interim President of Murray State University

WMSK Staff

August 10th, 2018

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MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Board of Regents has named Dr. Robert Jackson interim president, effective August 16. A 1985 graduate of Murray State University, Jackson currently serves as the president of the MSU Foundation. “We are grateful that Bob has agreed to […]

Man dies in apartment fire, woman in critical condition

Man dies in apartment fire, woman in critical condition

WMSK Staff

August 7th, 2018

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HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say a man has died and a woman was critically injured in a Kentucky apartment fire. Kentucky State Police said in a statement that fire crews responded Tuesday morning to the blaze at the Woodland Heights apartment complex in Hopkinsville. […]

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued for Gallatin County in Southern Illinois & West central Union County in Northwestern Kentucky-NWS

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued for Gallatin County in Southern Illinois & West central Union County in Northwestern Kentucky-NWS

WMSK Staff

August 7th, 2018

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BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Warning National Weather Service Paducah KY 312 PM CDT TUE AUG 7 2018 The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for… Gallatin County in southern Illinois… West central Union County in northwestern […]

Henderson Community College President Reception to Thank Community for Support

Henderson Community College President Reception to Thank Community for Support

WMSK Staff

August 7th, 2018

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Dr. Kris Williams is leaving the presidency at Henderson Community College to take a new position as Chancellor of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS), where she will serve as the Chief Academic Officer with responsibilities in academic and technical programs and economic […]

Traffic ADVISORY – OVERNIGHT CLOSURE on US 41-Alternate/US 60/Green Street in HENDERSON on TUESDAY, AUG 7

Traffic ADVISORY – OVERNIGHT CLOSURE on US 41-Alternate/US 60/Green Street in HENDERSON on TUESDAY, AUG 7

WMSK Staff

August 7th, 2018

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A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans a NIGHT CLOSURE along US 41-Alternate/US 60/Green Street in Downtown HENDERSON on Tuesday, August 7, 2018. US 41-Alternate/US 60/Green Street in Downtown HENDERSON will be closed during overnight hours near the CSX Railroad Overpass between 4th Street […]

National Corvette Museum looks to diversify collection

National Corvette Museum looks to diversify collection

WMSK Staff

August 6th, 2018

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — The curator of the National Corvette Museum wants to expand its collection beyond the titular car in order to better tell its story. Derek Moore tells the Bowling Green Daily News the museum has done “a good job telling the […]

KSP Troopers Encourage Motorists to be Extra Vigilant in the Coming Weeks

KSP Troopers Encourage Motorists to be Extra Vigilant in the Coming Weeks

WMSK Staff

August 6th, 2018

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Head Start and Schools Set To Begin Across the District Soon HENDERSON, Ky. (July 26, 2018) – With many schools slated to begin across the Commonwealth, Kentucky State Police are urging motorists to be alert for loading and unloading school buses. As a reminder, Kentucky […]

Update on Major Paving Project on US 60/Green Street in Henderson

WMSK Staff

August 2nd, 2018

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Due to rain, the contractor working on night paving along US 41-Alternate/US 60/Green Street in Downtown Henderson has experienced a number of delays. The contractor plans to continue asphalt paving starting tonight at 7:00 p.m., CDT, and continuing until 7:00 a.m., Friday. In an attempt […]