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The Heat is On: Memorial Day Forecast Points to Sizzlin’ Summer Travel

Bill Stephens

May 23rd, 2022

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AAA expects 39.2 million people will travel for the unofficial start of summer The unofficial start to summer will be a busy one this year as AAA predicts 39.2 million people will travel 50 miles or more from home this Memorial Day weekend. This is an […]

Kentucky State Police Post 2 is Conducting a Murder Investigation in Christian County

Bill Stephens

May 23rd, 2022

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*Update – On May 23, 2022, Tyron Holt turned himself in to the Oak Grove Police Department and was arrested. Oak Grove, KY, (Christian County) – On Sunday,  May 22, 2022, at approximately 3:42 A.M. the Kentucky State Police (KSP) Post 2 was requested by the […]

GRDHD Reports 177 New Confirmed COVID-19 Infections in the Previous Week & 3 COVID-19 Deaths

Bill Stephens

May 17th, 2022

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On Tuesday, May 17, 2022, the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported that in theprevious week it had investigated 177 new COVID-19 infections; 76 in Daviess County, 10 in HancockCounty, 50 in Henderson County, 18 in McLean County, 11 in Ohio County, 3 in […]

UPDATE – Kentucky State Police Investigates Officer-Involved Shooting in Marshall County 

Bill Stephens

May 17th, 2022

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*UPDATE* BENTON, Ky. (May 17, 2022) – The Kentucky State Police (KSP) Critical Incident Response Team (CIRT) is continuing the investigation into the officer-involved shooting that occurred on Monday, May 16, 2022, at approximately 2:10 p.m. CST in Marshall County. The Calloway County Sheriff’s Deputy who was killed has been identified as Chief Deputy Jody Cash. […]

KYTC D2 High Water Closures

Bill Stephens

May 16th, 2022

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (May 13, 2022  – These are routes currently blocked due to high water in District 2. There are likely others that will rise and fall quickly without making it into our report. Please do not drive through flooded sections of roads. Signs have been posted. […]

Gov. Beshear Provides Team Kentucky Update

Bill Stephens

May 12th, 2022

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Governor highlights economic development, tornado relief and new leadership appointments FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 12, 2022) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear updated Kentuckians on economic development, tornado relief and COVID-19, as well as new leadership appointments. Economic Growth Continues in the CommonwealthThe Governor highlighted several economic development […]

Two Western Kentucky Men Plead Guilty in Federal Court to Grain Elevator Scheme

Bill Stephens

May 12th, 2022

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PADUCAH, KY – In the U. S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, Paducah Division, Gerald Kent Kingston, 61, of Elkton, KY and Bobby Joe Merrick, 72, of Princeton, KY pled guilty yesterday to stealing over $350,000 from a Lyon County, KY grain elevator […]

Gov. Andy Beshear Announces Opening of Driver Licensing Regional Office in Henderson

Bill Stephens

May 12th, 2022

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Location will issue standard and REAL ID-compliant licenses, IDs FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 12, 2022) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear announced the opening of a Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) Driver Licensing Regional Office in western Kentucky, adding to the network of offices to provide modern licensing and credentialing […]

Daniel Cameron Launches Campaign for Governor

Bill Stephens

May 11th, 2022

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Louisville – Daniel Cameron, the Republican Attorney General of Kentucky, today announced his campaign for Governor in 2023. “I’ve decided to run for Governor because Kentucky needs a leader who reflects the values of the men, women and children of all 120 counties,” said Cameron. “That’s […]

2022 BUSCH STADIUM HOMESTAND HIGHLIGHTS #3

Bill Stephens

May 10th, 2022

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Tuesday, May 10—Sunday, May 15 ST. LOUIS, Mo., May 10, 2022 – The Cardinals return from a six-game road trip to open an six-game homestand at Busch Stadium including a three game interleague series against the Baltimore Orioles (May 10-12) followed by a three-game weekend series […]

Kentuckians urged to donate to nonprofits serving them, their communities during today’s 24-hour online giving event

Bill Stephens

May 10th, 2022

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(LEXINGTON, Ky.) – Nonprofit organizations from throughout the commonwealth are participating today in the tenth anniversary Kentucky Gives Day statewide online fundraising event. The 24-hour online giving campaign provides 263 participating charities the opportunity to raise as much money as possible today from midnight (EDT) through 11:59 p.m. […]

GRDHD Reports 95 New Confirmed COVID-19 Infections & 9 COVID-19 Deaths in the Previous Week

Bill Stephens

May 10th, 2022

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On Tuesday, May 10, 2022, the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported that in theprevious week it had investigated 95 new COVID-19 infections; 44 in Daviess County, 2 in HancockCounty, 33 in Henderson County, 4 in McLean County, 5 in Ohio County, 1 in […]

Mickey Gilley, who helped inspire ‘Urban Cowboy,’ dies at 86

Bill Stephens

May 9th, 2022

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NEW YORK (AP) — Country star Mickey Gilley has died. He was 86. He was known for such hits as “Window Up Above” and for the Texas honky-tonk he owned that inspired the hit film “Urban Cowboy.” Based on an Esquire magazine article about two […]

ETHICS COMMISSION-LAWSUIT

Bill Stephens

May 6th, 2022

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Beshear sues over law changing ethics commission selections Kentucky’s Democratic governor has filed a lawsuit seeking to block a new state law that gives Republican officials the power to appoint most members to an ethics commission. Gov. Andy Beshear’s suit was filed Thursday. It warns […]

GOP’s Quarles announces run for Kentucky governor in 2023

Bill Stephens

May 1st, 2022

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Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles has announced he’ll enter the state’s 2023 governor’s race. He joins what’s shaping up to be a crowded Republican contest to select a nominee to challenge Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear. Quarles is in his second term as agriculture commissioner. He […]