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Gov. Beshear Provides Team Kentucky Update

Bill Stephens

July 1st, 2022

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 30, 2022) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear updated Kentuckians on economic development, grants for riverports, transportation funding to support economic development, the groundbreaking of Norton Healthcare Goodwill Opportunity Campus, Western Kentucky tornado recovery and COVID-19. He also named Dr. Aaron Thompson and the […]

SEN. ROBBY MILLS: CELEBRATING AMERICA’S INDEPENDENCE

Bill Stephens

July 1st, 2022

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Independence Day Column Independence Day gives us all a chance to reflect on our country and take pride in our nation’s enduring principles. On this day 246 years ago, the Declaration of Independence was ratified by exemplary visionaries who dared to initiate the most grand […]

MATT HOLLIDAY TO HEADLINE 2022 CHRISTIAN DAY AT THE BALLPARK

Bill Stephens

June 29th, 2022

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Cardinals Hall of Fame Outfielder Will Be Keynote Speaker for Postgame Event on July 16 ST. LOUIS, Mo., June 29, 2022 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced details for the 30th annual Christian Day at the Ballpark on Saturday, July 16, presented by He Gets Us, […]

GRDHD Reports 408 New Confirmed COVID-19 Infections in the Previous Week

Bill Stephens

June 29th, 2022

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On Tuesday, June 28, 2022, the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported that in theprevious week it had investigated 408 new COVID-19 infections; 188 in Daviess County, 22 in HancockCounty, 72 in Henderson County, 20 in McLean County, 57 in Ohio County, 26 in […]

CARDINALS ANNOUNCE SERIES OF ROSTER MOVES

Bill Stephens

June 27th, 2022

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JACK FLAHERTY & HARRISON BADER PLACED ON INJURED LIST; ROOKIE & MISSOURI NATIVE JAMES NAILE & ROOKIE CONNER CAPEL PROMOTED FROM MEMPHIS (AAA) ST. LOUIS, MO., June 27, 2022 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced this afternoon several roster moves in advance of their series opener […]

This Fourth of July, Remember: Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving

Bill Stephens

June 27th, 2022

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Help prevent impaired driving crashes during the holiday weekend FRANKFORT, Ky.  (June 27, 2022) – As Kentuckians celebrate Independence Day next weekend, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is joining the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to remind drivers that “Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving.” Unfortunately, the […]

2022 BUSCH STADIUM HOMESTAND HIGHLIGHTS #6

Bill Stephens

June 24th, 2022

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Friday, June 24—Wednesday, June 29 ST. LOUIS, Mo., June 24, 2022 – The Cardinals are back at Busch for a six-game homestand, starting with a three-game weekend series against the division rival Chicago Cubs (June 24-26) followed by three games with the Maimi Marlins (June 27-29).  […]

Gov. Beshear Activates State Price Gouging Laws to Combat High Gas Prices

Bill Stephens

June 23rd, 2022

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Governor declares state of emergency to protect Kentuckians from price gouging FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 23, 2022) – In a further effort to provide relief for Kentuckians from record gas prices, Gov. Andy Beshear today issued an executive order declaring a state of emergency and activated the state’s price […]

Gov. Beshear Provides Team Kentucky Update

Bill Stephens

June 23rd, 2022

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Governor reports lowest unemployment rate in state history for second time in two months, updates Kentuckians on economic development successes FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 23, 2022) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear updated Kentuckians on economic development, efforts to provide relief from record gas prices, Western Kentucky tornado […]

Century Aluminum to Temporarily Idle Its Hawesville Smelter Due to Soaring Energy Prices; Issues WARN Notice to Employees

Bill Stephens

June 22nd, 2022

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06/22/22 CHICAGO, June 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ: CENX), the largest producer of primary aluminum in the United States, has announced it will temporarily idle its smelter in Hawesville, Kentucky, as a direct result of skyrocketing energy costs. The smelter is […]

We’re Off!’: Gov. Beshear and Kentucky Officials Break Ground on I-69 ORX

Bill Stephens

June 22nd, 2022

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Henderson, Ky. (June 22, 2022) – The first shovels of dirt have been turned for the Interstate 69 Ohio River Crossing (I-69 ORX). Gov. Andy Beshear, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Secretary Jim Gray, Henderson Mayor Steve Austin, Henderson County Judge/Executive Brad Schneider and Evansville, Indiana, Mayor Lloyd […]

HENDERSON COUNTY AWARDED $400,000 IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR LOCAL PROJECTS

Bill Stephens

June 22nd, 2022

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FRANKFORT, KY (June 22, 2022) — Federal Land and Water Conservation Funds (LWCF) totaling $400,000 have been awarded to Henderson County for Phase II of the Airline Road Sports Complex and the construction of a restroom facility at Sandy Lee Watkins Park. “I’m extremely grateful for […]

KSP: Evansville Man Arrested After Pursuit

Bill Stephens

June 22nd, 2022

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HENDERSON, Ky. (June 20, 2022)—A Kentucky State Police trooper patrolling the Audubon Parkway observed a silver Chevrolet Camero heading eastbound at 80 miles-per-hour in a 70 miles-per-hour zone around 2:30pm. The trooper attempted to initiate a traffic stop around the five-mile-marker; however, the operator sped up to […]

AAA: National Average Falls Below $5; Kentucky Gas Prices Drop

Bill Stephens

June 21st, 2022

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Gas prices in West Central Kentucky are 10 cents lower this week at $4.642, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. This week’s average prices: Western Central KY Average                $4.642Average price during the week of June 13, […]

CARDINALS & ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH ANNOUNCE $5 TICKET OFFER

Bill Stephens

June 21st, 2022

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$15 Field Box Tickets Also Available for Upcoming Three-Game Series vs. Marlins ST. LOUIS, Mo., June 21, 2022 – The St. Louis Cardinals and St. Louis Post-Dispatch are teaming up to present fans with a special discount ticket offer for the upcoming homestand. On sale now, fans […]