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ATF ANNOUNCES AWARD FOR INFORMATION

Bill Stephens

October 15th, 2021

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms industry, have announced a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the theft […]

Red Cross enters third week of emergency blood shortage

Bill Stephens

October 12th, 2021

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Donations needed now to help those battling cancer and other serious conditions INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (October 11, 2021)–The American Red Cross continues to experience an emergency blood shortage that has caused the blood supply to drop to the lowest post-summer level in at least six years. […]

AAA: Gas Prices Soar in Western Kentucky; Crude Tops $80 per Barrel

Bill Stephens

October 11th, 2021

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Gas prices in West Central Kentucky are 19 cents higher this week at $3.052, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. This week’s average prices: Western Central KY Average $3.052Average price during the week of October 4, 2021 $2.866Average price during the week of […]

KENERGY MEMBER APPRECIATION DAY BACK IN 2021

Bill Stephens

October 8th, 2021

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Kenergy is welcoming back Member Appreciation Day on Thursday, October 14th from 11:00a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Members can visit the location closest to them and receive a free lunch, freebucket and LED light bulbs (while supplies last), and a chance to win a $250 gift […]

Gov. Beshear: Kentuckians Can Work Together to Save Lives on Roadways

Bill Stephens

October 5th, 2021

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Operation Crash Reduction runs Oct. 8-11 FRANKFORT, Ky. (Oct. 5, 2021) – Kentucky is promoting Operation Crash Reduction (OCR) to help drivers and passengers remember the importance of seat belt use and other safe driving practices. Law enforcement will conduct a high-visibility enforcement campaign, emphasizing seat belt […]

GRDHD Reports 402 New Confirmed COVID-19 Infections & 5 COVID-19 Related Deaths – All Counties Continue as Areas of High Transmission

Bill Stephens

October 5th, 2021

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On Tuesday, October 5, 2021, the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 402 newconfirmed COVID-19 cases with 182 in Daviess County, 8 in Hancock County, 105 in Henderson County,12 in McLean County, 45 in Ohio County, 21 in Union County, and 29 in Webster […]

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Issues ‘Antler Alert’

Bill Stephens

October 5th, 2021

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October through December peak season for collisions involving deer, other wildlife FRANKFORT, Ky. (Oct. 5, 2021) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is issuing an “Antler Alert” to remind motorists that it’s peak season for highway collisions involving deer and other wildlife on the move. “Shorter days […]

Gov. Beshear: COVID-19 Cases Declining as More Kentuckians Get Vaccinated

Bill Stephens

October 5th, 2021

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Governor updates Kentuckians on kynect state-based exchange, essential worker ‘hero bonuses’ FRANKFORT, Ky. (Oct. 4, 2021) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear said weekly COVID-19 cases and test positivity rates, as well as COVID-19 hospitalizations, ICU admittances, ventilator uses and orders for monoclonal antibody treatments in the commonwealth, are declining […]

Beshear urges bonuses for essential workers during pandemic

Bill Stephens

October 5th, 2021

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear is recommending that Kentucky use $400 million in federal pandemic relief aid to provide bonuses next year. It would be aimed at health care workers and others who worked on the front lines providing essential services during the […]

Pair of Bridge Deck Overlay Projects in Webster County Beginning Monday, Oct. 11

Bill Stephens

October 4th, 2021

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Work scheduled for completion within six weeks MADISONVILLE, Ky. (Oct. 4, 2021) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) notifies the public of a bridge deck overlay in Webster County on KY 56 over the Green River beginning Monday, Oct. 11. The bridge deck overlay improvements […]

Doctors grow frustrated over COVID-19 denial, misinformation

Bill Stephens

October 4th, 2021

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Front-line medical workers are growing weary of COVID-19 denial and misinformation in treating unvaccinated patients during the delta-driven surge. Doctors are constantly asked to prescribe an unproven parasite drug, and patients sometimes lash out when they are told no. An Illinois family practice doctor has […]

AAA: Don’t Get Left Out in the Cold This Winter

Bill Stephens

October 1st, 2021

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October is the perfect time to have your car’s battery tested As the cold wintry months approach, AAA braces for an increase in Roadside Assistance calls for dead batteries. According to data from last winter, AAA East Central contractors responded to 264,616 battery-related calls and replaced 60,171.To avoid […]

Merck says experimental pill cuts worst effects of COVID-19

Bill Stephens

October 1st, 2021

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Pharmaceutical company Merck says its experimental COVID-19 pill reduced hospitalizations and deaths by half in people recently infected with the coronavirus. The company said it would soon ask health officials in the U.S. and around the world to authorize its use. Merck’s […]

Gov. Beshear Announces Another 500+ New Jobs Days After Historic Investment from Ford Motor Co. and SK Innovation

Bill Stephens

October 1st, 2021

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Dr. Stack updates Kentuckians on monoclonal antibody treatments FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 30, 2021) – On Thursday during his weekly Team Kentucky update, Gov. Andy Beshear announced more than 500 new jobs are coming to Kentucky, just days after Ford Motor Company’s and SK Innovation’s transformative […]

Gov. Andy Beshear Announces Launch of Permanent Mail-In Renewal Program for Expiring Driver’s Licenses, State IDs Starting Friday

Bill Stephens

October 1st, 2021

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Revamped service provides Kentuckians more options to renew remotely FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 30, 2021) – Gov. Beshear today announced the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) will launch a service this Friday to expand options for Kentuckians to renew their state driver’s licenses and ID cards remotely through a […]