Posted on: July 21, 2017

Farmers Market at Extension Office on Saturday because of County Fair

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NOTICE FROM HENDERSON FARMERS MARKET:

For this Saturday, July 22:The Henderson Extension Service Center is allowing use of their front parking lot on Kentucky 351 E, for the Henderson Farmers Market vendors Saturday, July 22, from 8 a.m. till 2 p.m., since...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: July 20, 2017

I-69 Ohio River Crossing open houses planned for July 31, Aug. 1

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Two open houses are scheduled late this month and early next month to discuss the short list of alternatives for a new I-69 Ohio River Crossing (I-69 ORX) connecting Henderson and Evansville.

A list of five broad corridors was presented i...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: July 20, 2017

Three I-69 crossing corridors moving forward for more evaluation

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HENDERSON, Ky. – The I-69 Ohio River Crossing (I-69 ORX) Project Team  has identified a short list of corridors for the possible location of a  new I-69 bridge.

 After completing the screening process, West Corridor &am...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: July 19, 2017

Henderson County Public Library campus going smoke-free

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Henderson County Public Library’s entire campus, including outdoor areas, will become smoke–free on Tuesday, Aug. 17.

The new smoke-free policy was adopted at the Board of Trustees meeting Thursday, July 13, allowing t...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: July 18, 2017

Henderson County Fair opens Thursday, July 20, at fairgrounds

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The Henderson County Fair is set to open on Thursday, July 20, with several types of events running over six days at the Henderson County Fairgrounds.

The fair pageants have already taken place, but events still to come include pony rides...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: July 15, 2017

'Come Down To River' heritage day set for July 22, includes sanctioned paddle events

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The River Heritage Day committee has announced two sanctioned paddle competitions and a friendly float on the Ohio River during the 7th annual “Come Down to the River” festival on Saturday, July 22 at Audubon Mill Par...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: July 14, 2017

Kyndle hosting 4th Friday Networking Luncheon on July 28

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Kyndle will host its monthly "4th Friday Networking Luncheon" on Friday, July 28.

The noon luncheon will be hosted by Golden Corral, located at 1320 N. Green St.

Participation in the networking opportunity is free, but you must s...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: July 14, 2017

Queen of Mississippi changes its stop here later this month

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The Queen of the Mississippi riverboat, scheduled to stop in Henderson Tuesday, July 25, has changed its schedule by one day.

The riverboat will now be docked on Monday, July 24, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The cruise company has been mak...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: July 13, 2017

Next 'Trash Talk' litter pickup set for Saturday, July 29

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The next Henderson City/County "Trash Talk" litter pick-up has been set for Saturday, July 29, and volunteers are needed.

Henderson County Solid Waste Coordinator Nancy Watkins said the pick-up site will be in the East End, and ...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: July 11, 2017

Sandy Lee Songfest coming up on July 26-29

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The eighth-annual Sandy Lee Watkins Songwriters Festival, aka Sandy Lee Songfest, is coming up July 26-29 in downtown Henderson.

The festival, featuring four nights of intimate, acoustic performances by some of Nashville's award-winning s...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: July 10, 2017

Audubon Museum hosting new photography exhibit

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Audubon Museum at John James Audubon State Park is hosting a photography exhibit through September called "Adventures of the Outdoors."

The exhibit opens on Thursday, July 13, with a "meet the artists" reception starti...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: July 10, 2017

Kyndle hosting State of the County, City events

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- As it does each year in July, Kyndle is hosting the annual State of the County and State of the City addresses this month.

Both will take place at Preston Arts Center on the campus of Henderson Community College.

The State of the County ad...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: July 7, 2017

Total eclipse expected to bring thousands to western Kentucky

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- State and local agencies are preparing for a massive influx of visitors during a Total Solar Eclipse that will sweep across the region on the afternoon of Aug. 21.

While the celestial event will include 14 states across the nation&rsq...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: June 22, 2017

New season ticket packages now on sale for next HAAA season

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- New subscribers now have the opportunity to purchase season ticket packages for the next performing arts season presented by Henderson Area Arts Alliance.

The season include concerts by LeAnn Rimes and Home Free and the Broadway musical &...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: June 19, 2017

Queen of Mississippi cancels stop in Henderson July 5.

HENDERSON, Ky. -- The Queen of the Mississippi operated by American Cruise Lines has canceled it stop in Henderson on Wednesday, July 5, because of changes in its itinerary leading up to the July 4th holiday.

The riverboat is next scheduled to stop on Tues...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: June 12, 2017

Library collecting art work for Youth Art Exhibit

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Calling all children and teen artists:

The Henderson County Public Library would like to display your artwork during a special Youth Art Exhibit in the upstairs rotunda gallery June 21 - July 23.  Painters, pencil/pen artists, gra...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: June 5, 2017

Library offering summer reading, other educational programs

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Henderson County Public Library is offering several reading and other educational programs this summer during the break from the classroom.

Every Tuesday in Freedom Park and Thursday in Central Park at 10:30 a.m. there will be story time,...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: May 31, 2017

Downtown Wind Down set for Thursday evenings all summer

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Downtown Henderson Partnership has renamed its Farm & Art Market and moved it to Thursdays this summer.

Now called "Downtown Wind Down," the weekly event is set for each Thursday in June and July except for the week of the W...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: May 26, 2017

JFK Center offering free summer youth program

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HENDERSON, Ky. – The John F. Kennedy Community Center will offer a free summer youth program starting Tuesday, May 30.

The Monday through Friday program is available to all kindergarten through fifth-grade students and runs through July 28. Progr...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: May 25, 2017

Audubon Kid Zone hosting 'Summer Sizzler' series

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HENDERSON, Ky. – Audubon Kid Zone will kick off a weekly series of events called “Summer Sizzler” this Thursday, May 25, at the corner of Powell and Letcher streets in Henderson’s East End.

The Thursday night events ...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: May 22, 2017

Bookmobile expanding summer schedule to include some local parks

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The Bookmobile service of the Henderson County Public Library is altering its schedule this summer to include some stops that it doesn’t normally make when school is in session, including some City of Henderson parks.

The summer...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: May 19, 2017

HCC offering free 'soft skills'-related classes over next several weeks

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- A follow-up to a "soft-skills" workshop offered recently by Kyndle, Henderson Community College and Workforce Solutions will offer a series of courses in three locations now through September.

The classes are free and take place...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: May 2, 2017

Downtown Partnership launching 'First Friday' series

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UPDATE: Event launch postponed until May 12 because of weather.

HENDERSON, Ky. -- They're billing it as "lunch with a side of live music."

Downtown Henderson Partnership is launching its "First Fridays" series this Friday, May 5...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: May 1, 2017

Farmers Market at Fairgrounds opening for the season

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HENDERSON, Ky. – Although a couple of local growers have gotten an early start, the Henderson Farmers Market will officially open for the season on Tuesday.

The market is located at the Cates & Porter Pavilion located at the Henderson County ...

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City of Henderson Announcements