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CARDINALS ANNOUNCE 2022 REGULAR SEASON TV & RADIO BROADCAST SCHEDULE

Bill Stephens

March 30th, 2022

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Bally Sports Midwest Serves as TV Home of Cardinals for 29th Season; 13 Games to be Nationally Televised Ricky Horton Joins John Rooney Full-Time For All Games on KMOX & Cardinals Radio Network Spanish Radio Broadcasters Polo Ascencio & Bengie Molina Back for 7th Year […]

SENATE PRIORITY BILL ADDRESSING KENTUCKY NURSING SHORTAGE MAKES FINAL PASSAGE

Bill Stephens

March 30th, 2022

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FRANKFORT, KY (March 29, 2022) – Senate Bill (SB) 10, sponsored by Senator Robby Mills (R-Henderson), cleared the legislature today. The goal of the bill is to address the state’s nursing shortage, which was exacerbated by the impacts of COVID-19. “The arrival of SB 10 to […]

Kentucky lawmakers reveal spending plan, pass tax measure

Bill Stephens

March 30th, 2022

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky lawmakers have released a spending plan calling for big pay raises for state employees. And they passed a measure aimed at phasing out individual income taxes. The actions Tuesday came as lawmakers tried to wrap up work on priority bills. […]

Kentucky State Police Requests Assistance in Locating Missing Runaway Juvenile

Bill Stephens

March 29th, 2022

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Dixon, KY (Webster County) – The Kentucky State Police requests assistance in their on-going investigation of locating a missing runaway juvenile. 14-year-old Sydney Montgomery, of Dixon, KY was last seen at her home at approximately 1:00 AM on Wednesday, March 23, 2022.   Anyone with information concerning […]

BUDWEISER BALLPARK PASS FOR 2022 SEASON ON SALE NOW

Bill Stephens

March 23rd, 2022

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Ticket Subscription Pass Allows Fans to Attend Cardinals Home Games for $34.99/Month ST. LOUIS, Mo., March 23, 2022 – The St. Louis Cardinals have announced the Budweiser Ballpark Pass is on sale now for the 2022 season.  The popular ticket subscription service gives fans the opportunity […]

2022 KHSAA-KDA Ag Athletes of the Year announced – Union Countian among those recognized

Bill Stephens

March 23rd, 2022

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Ag commissioner honors winners at Sweet 16 tournament The 2022 Kentucky High School Athletic Association-Kentucky Department of Agriculture Ag Athletes of the Year were honored at a ceremony during the KHSAA Boys’ Sweet Sixteen® State Basketball Tournament on March 17. Pictured are, from left, KDA […]

Gov. Beshear Awards $5.3 Million in Recovery Funding to 103 Tourism, Destination Marketing Groups in 88 Kentucky Counties

Bill Stephens

March 23rd, 2022

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Funding will support economic recovery of the commonwealth’s$8.9 billion tourism industry FRANKFORT, KY (March 23, 2022) – Today, Gov. Beshear joined the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet and members of the General Assembly to announce that 103 tourism and destination marketing organizations in 88 Kentucky counties […]

Judicial Nominating Commission announces District Judge nominees for McLean and Muhlenberg

Bill Stephens

March 21st, 2022

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FRANKFORT, Ky., March 21, 2022 – The Judicial Nominating Commission, led by Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr., today announced nominees to fill the District Court judicial vacancy for McLean and Muhlenberg counties. The counties make up the 45th Judicial District. The judicial […]

CARDS CLAIM LHP PACKY NAUGHTON OFF WAIVERS FROM ANGELS

Bill Stephens

March 21st, 2022

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SOUTHPAW MADE BIG LEAGUE DEBUT IN 2021, MAKING 7 APPEARANCES/5 STARTS FOR HALOS ST. LOUIS, MO., March 21, 2022 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that they have claimed left-handed pitcher Patrick “Packy” Naughton off waivers from the Los Angeles Angels.  Naughton, 25, joins the team’s 40-player Major […]

State releases county unemployment data for January 2022

Bill Stephens

March 18th, 2022

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (March,17 2022) – Unemployment rates rose in 14 Kentucky counties between January 2021 and January 2022, fell in 103, and stayed the same in three (Allen, Fulton and Cumberland counties), according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education […]

Gov. Beshear: Bipartisan Efforts Helping Kentucky Fight Drug Epidemic

Bill Stephens

March 18th, 2022

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State making progress on Pew Charitable Trusts recommendations to address the opioid crisis FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 18, 2022) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear said a bipartisan group of state leaders are making progress on recommendations from Pew Charitable Trusts on how best to address the opioid […]

CARDINALS SIGN OUTFIELDER COREY DICKERSON

Bill Stephens

March 18th, 2022

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LEFT-HANDED HITTING VETERAN HAS BEEN ALL-STAR & GOLD GLOVER DURING 9-YEAR CAREER ST. LOUIS, MO., March 18, 2022 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that they have signed free-agent outfielder Corey Dickerson to a one-year contract for the 2022 season. Financial terms were not disclosed. Dickerson, 32, has […]

Gov. Beshear Provides Team Kentucky Update

Bill Stephens

March 18th, 2022

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Governor signs three bills into law that expand peer counseling, improve patient options and improve efficiency for title, registration process FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 17, 2022) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear updated Kentuckians on steps he is taking to support economic development, clean water access, infrastructure and […]

Ohio County Man Sentenced to 235 Months in Federal Prison for Child Exploitation Crimes

Bill Stephens

March 16th, 2022

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OWENSBORO, Kentucky – An Ohio County, Kentucky man was sentenced yesterday to 235 months in prison followed by a 10-year term of supervised release for distribution and possession of child pornography. There is no parole in the federal system.According to court documents, Freddie Fulton, 41, […]

Designate a Sober Driver this St. Patrick’s Day

Bill Stephens

March 15th, 2022

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Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 15, 2022) –This St. Patrick’s Day, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s (KYTC) Office of Highway Safety is joining the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in reminding motorists that Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving.  “As we make strides to […]