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Students Invited to Audition For HAAA’s Summer Performance of Beauty and The Beast

Students Invited to Audition For HAAA’s Summer Performance of Beauty and The Beast

WMSK Staff

March 11th, 2019

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Pre-Registration Required For This Year’s Auditions, Limited Spots Available! (March 11, 2019 – Henderson, Ky.) The Henderson Area Arts Alliance is proud to present this year’s children’s summer musical: Beauty and The Beast. The show is presented by Compass Creative Dramatics, who will train and […]

Gov. Bevin announces Transportation Cabinet’s emergency contact portal to give drivers peace of mind

Gov. Bevin announces Transportation Cabinet’s emergency contact portal to give drivers peace of mind

WMSK Staff

March 8th, 2019

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Agency partners with law enforcement to launch online registry to notify driver-selected contact in emergency situations FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 7, 2019) – Surrounded by law enforcement and transportation officials, Governor Matt Bevin today announced the launch of Emergency Notice. This new online emergency contact registry […]

Daylight Saving Time Presents Challenges to Motorists, Increases Risk of Drowsy Driving Crashes

Daylight Saving Time Presents Challenges to Motorists, Increases Risk of Drowsy Driving Crashes

WMSK Staff

March 8th, 2019

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Advice to Assist Motorists As Clocks Spring Forward Daylight saving time begins at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 10, when the clocks in most U.S. states will “Spring Forward”. AAA East Central advises motorists and pedestrians to make the proper adjustments in for safer travel. […]

Widespread Flu Activity Reported for 10th Consecutive Week

Widespread Flu Activity Reported for 10th Consecutive Week

WMSK Staff

March 8th, 2019

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It’s Not Too Late to Vaccinate Against Flu FRANKFORT, Ky. (Mar. 8, 2019) – The Department for Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), reports flu activity in Kentucky is at “widespread” for the 10th consecutive week. Widespread is the […]

Kentucky Tops Governor’s Cup Rankings for South Central Region

WMSK Staff

March 6th, 2019

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Commonwealth takes second nationally in projects per capita, Bowling Green top-ranked in its category FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 6, 2019) – Kentucky continued its strong economic development success as ranked by Site Selection magazine’s annual Governor’s Cup rankings in 2018, earning the top ranking in the […]

Transportation Cabinet asks organizations to shed light on work zone safety during National Work Zone Safety Week

Transportation Cabinet asks organizations to shed light on work zone safety during National Work Zone Safety Week

WMSK Staff

March 6th, 2019

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Pledges solicited to glow orange April 10 FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 5, 2019) – The Bluegrass will soon be glowing orange with the help of local businesses shedding light on the importance of work zone safety. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) invites organizations and residents to […]

Henderson Community College Welcomes Disney Institute to Henderson

Henderson Community College Welcomes Disney Institute to Henderson

WMSK Staff

March 5th, 2019

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Henderson, KY – Disney Institute is bringing its renowned professional development course, Disney’s Approach to Quality Service, to Henderson on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. Sponsored by Henderson Community College, the one-day event will help area professionals begin to examine how they can differentiate their service […]

Quarles Hails Kentucky Growers During Soybean Week

Quarles Hails Kentucky Growers During Soybean Week

WMSK Staff

March 5th, 2019

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Kentucky Boasted Record Production and National Leaders in 2018 FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 4, 2019) – Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles saluted Kentucky’s soybean producers by proclaiming Soybean Week in Kentucky the week of March 4. “Kentucky soybean growers produced a record crop in 2018,” Commissioner Quarles […]

101st Airborne soldiers returning from Afghanistan

101st Airborne soldiers returning from Afghanistan

WMSK Staff

March 5th, 2019

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FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — Soldiers assigned to the 101st Airborne Division are continuing to return home from Afghanistan after nine-month deployments. Fort Campbell says in a statement that two welcome home ceremonies for about 500 soldiers are planned this week at the Army post […]

Pothole Damage Can Cost Motorists Hundreds in Repairs

Pothole Damage Can Cost Motorists Hundreds in Repairs

WMSK Staff

March 5th, 2019

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While tire-hungry potholes are typically a sign of spring, this winter’s temperature swings have taken an early toll on the Nation’s roadways – and drivers are paying a steep price. With “Pothole Season” upon us, AAA East Central advises motorists to take proactive steps to […]

Kentucky’s 2018 annual unemployment rate falls to 4.3 percent

Kentucky’s 2018 annual unemployment rate falls to 4.3 percent

WMSK Staff

March 4th, 2019

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Kentucky hits lowest annual rate since 2000; nonfarm employment adds 10,500 jobs FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 4, 2019) – Kentucky’s annual unemployment rate dropped to 4.3 percent in 2018 from 4.9 percent in 2017, while nonfarm employment gained 10,500 jobs, according to the Kentucky Center for […]

Henderson Man Arrested After Two County Pursuit

Henderson Man Arrested After Two County Pursuit

WMSK Staff

March 4th, 2019

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Trooper’s Cruiser Sustained Minor Damage HENDERSON, Ky. (March 2, 2019)–Daviess County Sheriff deputies attempted to perform a traffic stop on a 1991 Ford Ranger on US 60 West of Owensboro yesterday just before 6pm. The driver, identified as Anthony B. Blake, 48 of Henderson had […]

Priest Temporarily Suspended Pending Investigation

Priest Temporarily Suspended Pending Investigation

WMSK Staff

March 1st, 2019

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The following is a News Release from the Diocese of Owensboro: Owensboro, KY – Fr. Joseph Edward Bradley, priest of the Diocese of Owensboro and current volunteer chaplain at Owensboro Catholic High School, has been temporarily suspended after a report of sexual abuse of a […]

Mike Pence to attend fundraiser for Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin

Mike Pence to attend fundraiser for Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin

WMSK Staff

March 1st, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence will appear at a fundraiser for Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin. A copy of an invitation obtained by The Associated Pres shows Pence will attend an event on March 8 at the Aviation Museum of Kentucky in […]

2019 CARDINALS HALL OF FAME FAN BALLOTING NOW OPEN

2019 CARDINALS HALL OF FAME FAN BALLOTING NOW OPEN

WMSK Staff

March 1st, 2019

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Fans Can Select Two Players For August Induction From A List of Six Former Cardinals Greats ST. LOUIS, Mo., March 1, 2019 – The St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame fan balloting process is now open at cardinals.com/HOF. Fans can select two players for election […]