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Heath launches another bid for Kentucky ag commissioner

Bill Stephens

August 16th, 2021

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Kentucky state Rep. Richard Heath has kicked off his 2023 campaign for agriculture commissioner. The Republican on Saturday pointed to his farming background and role as House Agriculture Committee chairman in making another bid for the office. Heath gets an early start on what’s expected […]

Kentucky congressman highlights the importance of COVID shots

Bill Stephens

August 16th, 2021

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Republican congressman from Kentucky has highlighted the importance of getting the COVID-19 shots as the delta variant spreads. U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie emphasized that COVID-19 vaccines work. His statement on Friday came as Kentucky reported 4,009 new coronavirus cases. It […]

GRDHD Reports 616 New Confirmed COVID-19 Infections & 1 COVID-19 Related Death as All Counties are Areas of High Transmission

Bill Stephens

August 13th, 2021

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On Friday, August 13, 2021, the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 616 newconfirmed COVID-19 cases with 266 in Daviess County, 18 in Hancock County, 117 in Henderson County,25 in McLean County, 55 in Ohio County, 87 in Union County, and 48 in Webster […]

CARDINALS ANNOUNCE DETAILS FOR 2021 HALL OF FAME WEEKEND

Bill Stephens

August 12th, 2021

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Over a dozen Cardinals Hall of Famers are scheduled to attend the weekend events including Ozzie Smith, Whitey Herzog, Ted Simmons, Willie McGee, Mike Shannon, Tim McCarver, Jim Edmonds, Chris Carpenter, Scott Rolen, Ray Lankford, Vince Coleman and Jason Isringhausen. Keith Hernandez, Tom Herr, John Tudor & Bill White To Be Enshrined on Saturday, Aug. 21 Full […]

Kentucky opens fiscal year with strong revenue collections

Bill Stephens

August 12th, 2021

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s surging revenue collections continued during the first month of the new fiscal year. State budget Director John Hicks says General Fund receipts for July totaled $981.5 million. That’s up 8.4% from the same month a year ago. He said Tuesday […]

Attorney-General Cameron: ‘Governor’s School Mask Mandate is an Unlawful Exercise of Power’

Bill Stephens

August 12th, 2021

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Files Response with the Kentucky Supreme Court, Urges the Court to Require the Governor to Follow the Law FRANKFORT, Ky. (August 11, 2021) – Attorney General Daniel Cameron today continued his fight to uphold the rule of law by responding to the Governor’s executive order mandating […]

Gov. Beshear: To Save Lives, Keep Schools Open and Protect Surging Economy, Masks Required in All Kentucky Schools, Child Care Settings

Bill Stephens

August 11th, 2021

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Health care, public health, school, and business leaders support Governor’s executive order FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 10, 2021) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear said in response to the highly contagious COVID-19 delta variant and recent U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance, he will […]

GRDHD Reports 523 New Confirmed COVID-19 Infections & 5 COVID-19 Related Death as All Counties are Areas of High Transmission

Bill Stephens

August 10th, 2021

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On Tuesday, August 10, 2021, the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 523 newconfirmed COVID-19 cases with 239 in Daviess County, 14 in Hancock County, 100in Henderson County,15 in McLean County, 56 in Ohio County, 49 in Union County, and 50 in Webster County. […]

CARDINALS PLACE KWANG HYUN KIM ON 10-DAY I.L.; DANIEL PONCE de LEON ACTIVATED FROM INJURED LIST

Bill Stephens

August 10th, 2021

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ST. LOUIS, MO., August 9, 2021 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced this afternoon that they have placed left-handed pitcher Kwang Hyun Kim (left elbow inflammation) on the 10-day Injured List, retroactive to August 8, and activated right-handed pitcher Daniel Ponce de Leon (right shoulder) from the 10-day Injured List. […]

New Supreme Court order encourages wearing masks in judicial buildings due to Delta variant

Bill Stephens

August 9th, 2021

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FRANKFORT, Ky., Aug. 9, 2020 — Today the Supreme Court of Kentucky issued an order encouraging anyone entering a judicial center, courthouse or other judicial facility to wear a mask in light of the outbreak of the COVID-19 Delta variant in Kentucky. This order is in […]

Kentucky State Police Charge McLean Co. Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

Bill Stephens

August 9th, 2021

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Kentucky State Police Charge McLean Co. Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses Calhoun, Ky. (August 9, 2021)— On August 5, 2021, the Kentucky State Police (KSP) Electronic Crime Branch arrested Samuel Cory Everly, 34, on charges related to child sexual abuse material. Everly was arrested as the […]

AAA: Gas Prices Increase in Western Kentucky; National Average Highest of the Year

Bill Stephens

August 9th, 2021

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Gas prices in West Central Kentucky are five cents higher this week at $2.936, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. This week’s average prices: Western Central KY Average                       $2.936Average price during the week of August […]

AG Cameron and KHEAA Alert Consumers About Student Loan Application Scam

Bill Stephens

August 9th, 2021

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (August 9, 2021) – Attorney General Daniel Cameron and the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) joined forces today to alert Kentucky consumers about an identity theft scam involving student loan and financial aid applications. The Attorney General’s Office and KHEAA have seen an […]

Walk-through inspections on Ohio River bridges between Kentucky and Indiana starting next week

Bill Stephens

August 9th, 2021

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Motorists should use appropriate caution when these bridge work zones are active MADISONVILLE, Ky. (Aug. 9, 2021) –  The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) and Indiana Department of Transportation have scheduled annual walk-through inspections of Ohio River bridges starting this week. Motorists should be alert for daytime […]

Local Volunteers and Blood Donors Needed For Busy Disaster Season

Bill Stephens

August 9th, 2021

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INDIANAPOLIS (Monday, Aug. 9, 2021) — Many weather experts predict a destructive disaster season this year. The American Red Cross needs volunteers to help on the ground and blood donors to roll up a sleeve to maintain a stable blood supply in the face of […]