Posted on: December 8, 2016

Daytime lane restrictions on 'Twin Bridges' starting Tuesday, Dec. 13


HENDERSON, Ky. -- A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans a daytime lane restriction on the U.S. 41 Twin Bridges between Henderson and Evansville starting Tuesday, Dec. 13.

The daytime work zone lane restriction is to allow surveying of ...

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Posted on: December 7, 2016

Friends of Library organizations donates 'mini-library' to JFK Center


HENDERSON, Ky. -- The Friends of the Henderson County Public Library presented a mobile book cart filled with new children’s books to the John F. Kennedy Community Center on Wednesday, Dec. 7.

 Local Friends President Debbie Dunaway, HCPL Li...

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Posted on: December 6, 2016

New Board of Commissioners sworn into office


HENDERSON, Ky. -- A new Board of Commissioners elected in November were sworn into office Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 2, by Judge Sheila Farris.

Judge Farris swore in Brad Staton, Austin Vowels, Patti Bugg and Robert L. Pruitt, who will begin serving their ter...

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Posted on: December 6, 2016

Snowky website can help you be better prepared for snow, ice


FRANKFORT, Ky. -- The plow blades have been sharpened. The salt domes are full.

 It’s snow and ice season, and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s (KYTC) maintenance crews are prepared and ready to battle the elements to keep...

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Posted on: December 7, 2016

Holiday music is in the air at Henderson Fine Arts Center


HENDERSON, Ky. -- There's a lot going on at Henderson Fine Arts Center this month, and a lot of it has to do with holiday  music and entertainment.

Henderson Area Arts Alliance will present The Annie Moses Band in a show called "Christmas wi...

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Posted on: December 5, 2016

Henderson Fine Arts Center to get a new name


HENDERSON, Ky. -- The Henderson Fine Arts Center will be getting a new name this spring.

The Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) Board of Regents recently voted to change the name to the Preston Arts Center in honor of Raymond and Hatti...

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Posted on: December 8, 2016

Library hosting 'Cocoa and Slippers with Santa and Mrs. Claus'


HENDERSON, Ky. --   ‘Tis the season and the elves are so excited that Christmas is almost here.

The Henderson County Public Library will host Cocoa and Slippers with Santa and Mrs. Claus on Monday, Dec. 12, from 5 to 7 pm.

Come dressed in your fa...

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Posted on: December 6, 2016

Library hosting Victorian Christmas tree decorating party


HENDERSON, Ky. -- A Victorian Christmas Tree Decorating Party will take place at the Henderson County Library this week.

The event will start at 6:30 p.m. in the Rotunda Gallery.

Sue Berry and the United Daughters of the Confederacy will be in authentic per...

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Posted on: December 5, 2016

Parks Department hosting Candy Cane Hunt on Saturday, Dec. 10


HENDERSON, Ky. -- The City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a Candy Cane Hunt for children ages 3 to 10 on Saturday, Dec. 10, in Atkinson Park.

Parks Department staff will hide 10,000 candy canes for participants to find. The acti...

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Posted on: December 1, 2016

Coffee with Kyndle breakfast showing Small Business of Year


HENDERSON, Ky. -- Kyndle's next "Coffee With Kyndle" event is coming up and the theme will be the "Small Business of the Year Awards Breakfast."

The breakfast is 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, in McCormick Hall at Henderson Fine Arts Center.

The cost is $...

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Posted on: November 23, 2016

Kyndle sets receptions for new CEO Tony Iriti


HENDERSON, Ky. -- Kyndle has planned receptions in all four Kyndle Country counties to welcome new CEO Tony Iriti.

The first reception is set in Henderson County at 3 p.m. Dec. 2 in the Stagg Room of Henderson Fine Arts Center, 2660 S. Green St.

The rest of...

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Posted on: November 25, 2016

Library launching 'Food for Fines' program for holiday season


HENDERSON, Ky. -- The Henderson County Public Library will launch its first “Food for Fines” program on Dec. 1 as a holiday gift to the community.

Beginning Thursday, Dec. 1, the library will accept non-perishable, non-expired, unopened canned o...

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Posted on: November 24, 2016

Salvation Army needs bell ringers for 'Red Kettle Campaign'


HENDERSON, Ky. -- Henderson's Salvation Army is seeking bell ringers to man its kettles.

There are slots for volunteers between 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday at all three Sureway locations as well as K-Mart, Walmart and Rural King through C...

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Posted on: November 24, 2016

Events sought for 2017 online Community Calendar

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The Henderson County Tourist Commission is seeking 2017 events to add to its online Community Calendar.

Events can be submitted online at Click the button labeled +Post Your Event and fill out the event inf...

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Posted on: November 23, 2016

Library hosting family photo Christmas card exhibit

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The Henderson County Public Library is inviting the public to be a part of its first Community Family Photo Christmas Card exhibit.

Those interested in participating may send a family photo Christmas card three ways:

-- Email to nvoyles@hc...

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Posted on: November 21, 2016

Depot Community Room planning Veterans' Christmas Tree


HENDERSON, Ky. -- The Depot Community Room opened their Veterans Exhibit 2016 on November 11. Included in the exhibit, which runs through the end of the year, are videotaped interviews of veterans, uniform and service memorabilia provided by veterans and ...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

River Heritage Day 2016 raises $11,000 for Children’s Advocacy Center


HENDERSON, Ky. -- The River Heritage Day committee in partnership with the Depot Community Room recently presented the Children’s Advocacy Center Green River District with a check for $11,000 to help provide services that benefit abused children...

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Posted on: November 21, 2016

Community partner organizations win awards for projects


HENDERSON, Ky. -- Two of the City of Henderson's community partners have recently won awards for their efforts.

StateBook International announced at the November Kentucky Association for Economic Developers (KAED) Conference that Kyndle was selected out of...

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Posted on: November 21, 2016

Planning Commission wants to know your perception about friendliness

From The Gleaner, Nov. 18:

Henderson residents have an opportunity to offer feedback regarding what it is like to deal with local agencies that work with businesses.

The Henderson City-County Planning Commission is conducting a Henderson development process...

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Posted on: November 9, 2016

Three new faces, one former commissioner elected to Board of Commissioners

HENDERSON, Ky. -- Three new faces and one former commissioner will take office on the Board of Commissioners starting in January.
Newcomers Bradley S. Staton, Patti Bugg and Austin P. Vowels along with former commissioner Robert N. Pruitt were elected to...Read on...

Posted on: November 4, 2016

Depot Community Room hosting 'indoor' tour, Veterans' exhibit


HENDERSON, Ky. -- The Depot Community Room is wrapping up its 2016 season with an “indoor” tour this Saturday, Nov. 5, and an exhibit that honors local veterans that opens on Veterans Day.
At 10 a.m., Mishelle Nally will explore the different cultures ...Read on...

Posted on: April 15, 2016

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Posted on: April 15, 2016

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Posted on: April 29, 2016

New storm siren operational

HENDERSON, KY, April 28, 2016– The emergency storm siren located at U.S. 41 and Watson Lane is functional again.
The unit was damaged by high winds late last fall and has been out of service. City officials determined that it was not feasible to repair, ...Read More

Posted on: April 29, 2016

Vision Plan goals falling into place at one-year mark

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One year ago, the results of the Henderson Vision Plan were released in a report that revealed where residents, local business owners and community leaders think the community should be headed in the future.
It’s definitely not been a report that’s been ...Read More