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GRDHD Reports 240 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases. The increase in the number is new daily cases is alarming.

Bill Stephens

July 23rd, 2021

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On Tuesday, July 23, 2021, the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 240 additionalconfirmed COVID-19 cases with 110 in Daviess County, 9 in Hancock County, 53 in Henderson County, 3in McLean County, 30 in Ohio County, 10 in Union County, and 25 in Webster […]

Gov. Beshear Announces $157 Million in Funding for City Governments Across Kentucky

Bill Stephens

July 23rd, 2021

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American Rescue Plan Act funds will help non-entitlement cities offset costs from COVID-19 FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 22, 2021) – Thursday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced more than $157 million in funding for more than 360 non-entitlement cities in Kentucky from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). The […]

Kentucky State Police Holds Award Ceremony to Honor Troopers and Officers

Bill Stephens

July 23rd, 2021

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 22, 2021) – Today, Kentucky State Police (KSP) held the annual achievement awards ceremony in Lexington to honor 62 troopers and officers who put on a uniform each day to patrol Kentucky’s neighborhoods with a mission of serving and protecting their fellow citizens. […]

State releases county unemployment data for June 2021

Bill Stephens

July 22nd, 2021

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EDITOR’S NOTE: A link to Kentucky county unemployment rate charts is below. County Rates FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 22, 2021) – Unemployment rates rose in 59 Kentucky counties between June 2020 and June 2021, fell in 55, and stayed the same in six counties, according to the […]

Gov. Beshear Orders Flags to Half-Staff Thursday for Two Kentucky Lawmakers

Bill Stephens

July 21st, 2021

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Flags at state buildings lowered to honor two recently deceased legislators FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 21, 2021) – Gov. Andy Beshear has ordered flags at all state buildings to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset Thursday, July 22, in honor of two state legislators who […]

CARDINALS TO HONOR LOU BROCK AND BOB GIBSON DURING ‘HALL OF FAME WEEKEND’ IN AUGUST

Bill Stephens

July 21st, 2021

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Cardinals To Host Lou Brock Night on August 20 & Bob Gibson Day on August 22 ST. LOUIS, Mo., July 21, 2021 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that the lives of the late Hall of Famers Lou Brock and Bob Gibson will be celebrated during the team’s Hall of […]

Kentucky State Police Aims to Win ‘Best Looking Cruiser’ Contest

Bill Stephens

July 20th, 2021

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KSP asks the public to cast their vote online FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 20, 2021) – The Kentucky State Police (KSP) hope to regain the title of ‘America’s Best Looking Cruiser’ and need your vote to do just that. The American Association of State Troopers (AAST) […]

Attorney General Cameron Announces Indictment of Webster County Man in Senior Exploitation Case

Bill Stephens

July 20th, 2021

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 20, 2021) – Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced today that a Webster County Grand Jury indicted Lawrence T. Greer of Clay, Kentucky, for Theft by Failure to Make Required Disposition of Property of $10,000 or more, a Class C felony. In March 2016, Lawrence […]

Gov. Beshear, Dr. Stack Provide Update on COVID-19 Delta Variant in Kentucky

Bill Stephens

July 19th, 2021

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Unvaccinated Kentuckians should wear masks indoors when not in their home FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 19, 2021) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear and Dr. Steven Stack, commissioner of the Kentucky Department for Public Health, provided an update on the COVID-19 delta variant, a highly contagious strain that […]

TEXAS GAS PROPOSING HENDERSON COUNTY PIPELINE EXPANSION PROJECT

Bill Stephens

July 16th, 2021

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Texas Gas Transmission, LLC (“Texas Gas”) is proposing the Henderson County Expansion Project (“Project”) in order to support the future of CenterPoint Energy’s (“CenterPoint”) AB Brown Power Plant in Posey County, Indiana. This Project is an important component of CenterPoint’s electric generation transition plan, supporting renewable […]

2021 BUSCH STADIUM HOMESTAND HIGHLIGHTS #8

Bill Stephens

July 16th, 2021

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Friday, July 16—Thursday, July 22 ST. LOUIS, Mo., July 16, 2021 – The Cardinals return from the All-Star Break with a seven-game homestand featuring a three-game weekend series vs. the San Francisco Giants (July 16-18) followed by four games with the rival Chicago Cubs (July 19-22).  […]

CARDINALS TO HONOR HALL OF FAMER TED SIMMONS ON JULY 31

Bill Stephens

July 16th, 2021

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Legendary Catcher to be Immortalized with Bronze Statue Unveiling and Dedication Outside Busch Stadium, Uniform No. 23 to be Retired by Organization ST. LOUIS, Mo., July 15, 2021 – The St. Louis Cardinals organization announced today that it will pay tribute to National Baseball Hall of Fame […]

Education and Workforce Development Cabinet Releases June 2021 Unemployment Report

Bill Stephens

July 15th, 2021

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Links to the unemployment rate chart and the employment chart are below. Unemployment Rate Chart Employment Chart June 2021 COVID-19 Statement FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 15, 2021) — Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary June 2021 unemployment rate was 4.4%, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics […]

Kentucky Biker Rally Brings the Rumble of Heavy Motorcycle Traffic to Region this Weekend

Bill Stephens

July 15th, 2021

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Event creates heavy traffic in Union and surrounding counties MADISONVILLE, Ky. (July 15, 2021) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) reminds motorists to be alert for thousands of motorcycles and other vehicles making their way to the 2021 Sturgis Kentucky Biker Rally this weekend. The rally […]

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS COMPLETE 2021 MLB DRAFT

Bill Stephens

July 14th, 2021

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SELECTIONS INCLUDE 12 PITCHERS, 4 INFIELDERS, 4 OUTFIELDERS & A CATCHER ST. LOUIS, Mo., July 13, 2021 – The St. Louis Cardinals concluded their 2021 Major League Baseball Draft, selecting 21 players over the three-day event.  The Cardinals selected 18 collegians and three high school preps.  The […]