Posted on: September 28, 2016

Henderson Municipal Gas Celebrates National Public Natural Gas Week Oct. 2-8


HENDERSON, Ky. -- Henderson Municipal Gas is celebrating National Public Natural Gas Week from Oct. 2-8.
This annual nationwide event is intended to build public awareness about the value of having a community-owned natural gas utility in addition to pro...Read on...

Posted on: September 28, 2016

East End Park officially dedicated at noon ceremony


HENDERSON, Ky. -- A little rain couldn't dampen the spirits of those who attended the dedication and official opening of East End Park at noon on Wednesday.
Schoolchildren who attended from South Heights Elementary couldn't get off their bus because of t...Read on...

Posted on: September 28, 2016

Saturday's monthly walking tour is a scavenger hunt

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The next free monthly walking tour of downtown Henderson, Kentucky, presented by the Henderson Depot Community Room, will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1.
Led by local historian Frank Nally, this month's tour theme will be a scave...Read on...

Posted on: September 27, 2016

A ride on the HART bus reveals some happy bus patrons


Public Information OfficerThe little boy talked nonstop, with 90 percent of it questions.
He and his mom boarded the Shopper Shuttle route at the Henderson Area Rapid Transit transfer station at Third and Main streets in downtown ...Read on...

Posted on: September 28, 2016

Tourism suggest four ways to celebrate fall this weekend in Henderson


HENDERSON, Ky. -- There are plenty of reasons to love fall: Plaid shirts, pumpkins, all the autumn colors, and this is a good weekend to enjoy it all.
Sept. 29 – Oct. 2 kicks off a series of family favorite activities in Henderson. Check out these things...Read on...

Posted on: September 27, 2016

Henderson Area Rapid Transit hosting 'Try Transit Day'


HENDERSON, Ky. -- Henderson Area Rapid Transit (HART) will celebrate its annual "Try Transit Day" on Friday, Sept. 30.
HART will be offering free bus rides all day as well as hamburgers, hot dogs, chips and RC Cola from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. ...Read on...

Posted on: September 26, 2016

'Back the Blue Concert' coming to Fine Arts Center on Friday


HENDERSON, Ky. -- A concert featuring the 2012 winner of Ukraine's "X-Factor" talent competition is coming to Henderson Fine Arts Center on Friday, Sept. 30.
The "Back the Blue Concert" by Aida Nikolaychuk will be in McCormick Hall at...Read on...

Posted on: September 19, 2016

Fire Department hosts pinning ceremony for four new firefighters


HENDERSON, Ky. -- Four new firefighters who just completed their 10-week training course with Henderson Fire Department were recognized in a badge-pinning ceremony Monday morning at Henderson Fire Station No. 1.
The new firefighters are Casey Dean O'Dan...Read on...

Posted on: September 18, 2016

Volunteers needed for Ohio River cleanup in Henderson County


HENDERSON, Ky. -- Henderson County in conjunction with Henderson County Recycling and the City of Henderson will host a volunteer Ohio River cleanup on Saturday, Oct. 1, at Hays Boat Ramp in Atkinson Park. The event begins at 9 a.m. and ends at noon. Regi...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2016

Fire Prevention team targets senior adults for safety message


HENDERSON, Ky. -- Since last October when Fire Prevention Month rolled around, the Fire Prevention Team at the Henderson Fire Department has been targeting a new audience for the first time: Senior adults.
They launched the year with a program at the Gat...Read on...

Posted on: September 14, 2016

Lions Club names grant recipients at awards luncheon


HENDERSON, Ky. -- Seventeen local non-profit organizations and their projects received a total of $30,550 on Tuesday from the Henderson Lions Club at their grant awards luncheon held on their regular weekly meeting time.
The grants ranged from $500 to $3...Read on...

Posted on: September 11, 2016

Regional Industry of Year to be named at next Coffee With Kyndle

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The Regional Industry of the Year will be named at the Coffee with Kyndle Awards Breakfast on Thursday, Sept. 29.
The breakfast will take place at 7:30 a.m. at Henderson Fine Arts Center in McCormick Hall.Guest speaker is Dave Tatman,...Read on...

Posted on: September 10, 2016

Bank On Henderson program looking for volunteers


HENDERSON, Ky. -- Bank On Henderson, a financial literary program, is seeking volunteers to help with the training course is offers to the community.
Successful annual completion of the Bank On Henderson course is a requirement for participation in many ...Read on...

Posted on: August 26, 2016

Operation Preparation looking for volunteers


HENDERSON, Ky. -- Henderson County High School is looking for a few “superheroes” to donate two hours of their time.
Volunteers are needed to help students prepare for post high school success through Operation Preparation, which will run from Sept. 12 ...Read on...

Posted on: August 24, 2016

'Find Your Nature' video viewers curious about Boardwalk Trail


HENDERSON, Ky. -- "Where is the wooded platform over the land area?"
"Where is this walk way across the water?""Where is that the family is walking on the deck path?"
Those questions -- and variations on them -- have been...Read on...

"Find Your Nature" branding video
Posted on: August 19, 2016

'Little Rembrandts' series set to resume at Audubon State Park


HENDERSON, Ky. -- A series of arts classes for pre-schoolers is about to start again at John James Audubon State Park.
The classes in the "Little Rembrandts" series this fall meet on the first Friday of the month (except October) at the Audubon...Read on...

Posted on: August 15, 2016

Meet Winston: City's unofficial anti-littering Spokesdog

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By DONNA B. STINNETT, Public Information Officer
HENDERSON, Ky. -- Winston is a downtown dog.He lives downtown with his owners (Nathan Bishop and Emily Patton).
He goes on his walks downtown. (But he is awfully fond of special outings to the Dog Park ...Read on...

Posted on: July 20, 2016

Library looking for high school annuals for historical collection


HENDERSON, Ky. -- The Henderson County Public Library Genealogy Department is looking for copies of high school annuals for its historical collection.
The library currently has copies of:-- BARRET MANUAL TRAINING HIGH SCHOOL: 1913-1942, 1946-1955
-- D...Read on...

Posted on: May 27, 2016

Delkers gets Sidewalk Dining permit


HENDERSON, Ky. -- And the beat goes on.
Just in time for the Memorial Day weekend and the "unofficial" start of summer, Delkers Bar & Music Venue and The Alley received their permit to service customers at tables on the sidewalk.Owner Ran...Read on...

Posted on: May 24, 2016

Planters gets Sidewalk Dining permit


Planters Cafe & Coffee Bar on Main Street in downtown Henderson has received its permit for Sidewalk Dining. At present there is one table available to use outdoors.
Rockhouse at Wolf's also has its Sidewalk Dining permit and is in the process of get...Read on...

Posted on: May 18, 2016

Downtown Farm & Art Market continuing through summer


HENDERSON, Ky., June 2, 2016– A one-evening-per week Farm & Art Market that’s an extension of the Henderson Farmers Market opened in Audubon Mill Park on the riverfront on June 1 with several vendors and artists.
The Downtown Henderson Farm & Art...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