Posted on: March 23, 2017

New community group's 'Great War' activities kickoff March 23

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Over the next year and a half, “Henderson and the Great War,” a project spearheaded by several local citizens and underwritten by the Friends of the Henderson County Public Library, will commemorate local and national involvement in Worl...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Kyndle to host legislative review breakfast

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Kyndle will host the 2017 Legislative Review Breakfast on April 3.

The 7:30 a.m. event will take place at the Big Rivers Electric Training Facility, located adjacent to the Big Rivers parking lot at Third and Main streets. Local legislato...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

Henderson County Crime Stoppers letter seeks support

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Henderson County Crime Stoppers Inc. has sent out a letting explaining how the program works and seeking support.

The Henderson Police Department is sharing the contents of the letter on social media and through mass media to let business...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

Henderson Municipal Gas offering excess flow valve option

HENDERSON, Ky. -- Henderson Municipal Gas would like to take this opportunity to notify homeowners and small commercial business owners that installation of an Excess Flow Valve (EFV) on your property’s existing natural gas service line is an op...

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Lane restrictions planned on both U.S. 41 Twin Bridges this week

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UPDATE:

A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has canceled plans for a northbound work zone lane restriction on the U.S. 41 Twin Bridges between Henderson and Evansville for Tuesday, March 21. The contractor will be unable to work on Tuesday...

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

Two emergency warning sirens malfunctioning

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Two emergency warning sirens on the city’s system are malfunctioning because of a communications issue that is known and is being worked on, according to Henderson Fire Chief Scott Foreman.

The sirens are located near Community Park...

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

Henderson Vision Group accepting entries for a community art project

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The Henderson Vision Group is still accepting entries for a community art project. Here are the details:

Call for Entries

Artist ideas for Henderson Gateway Design

The Henderson Vision Group is seeking artistic renderings depicting ideas fo...

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

HMG appreciates participation in biannual safety information survey

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Henderson Municipal Gas thanks you for your recent participation in the biannual telephone survey. The survey helps us reach our goal of educating the public on how to recognize and respond to a natural gas leak and to provide informatio...

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

Henderson Municipal Gas observing Gas Utility Workers' Day on March 18

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HENDERSON, Ky. – Henderson Municipal Gas will observe the national Gas Utility Workers’ Day on March 18. This is the second year in which Gas Utility Workers’ Day has been officially celebrated across the country. This day of recognition is a time when co...

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Posted on: March 19, 2017

First Guided Walking Tour of season focusing on 130th anniversary of Mother's Day

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Long before it was named a national holiday in 1914, the first public observance of Mother’s Day in the United States was held 37 years earlier on April 20, 1877, by local teacher Mary Towles Sasseen and her students at the Cen...

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

City preparing action plan for FY 18 Community Development Block Grant funds

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The City of Henderson will hold four public hearings later this month to solicit from citizens and local service agencies ideas for the expenditure of Community Development Block Grant funds in the next fiscal year.

The City is in the pro...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

14th-Annual 'The Art of Well-Being' exhibit opening on Sunday

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The 14th-annual "The Art of Well-Being" exhibit hosted by First United Methodist Church will open Sunday, March 19, with a 3 p.m. reception and awards ceremony.

Artists were invited to interpret the concept of "well-being" for w...

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

Board of Commissioners work session date changed, March 14 meeting canceled

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The regular meeting of the City of Henderson Board of Commissioners scheduled for today, March 14, has been canceled and the regular March 21 work session has been reset as a called meeting on Monday, March 20.

The March 14 is canceled be...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Buzzy Newman resigns as assistant city manager

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- William L. “Buzzy” Newman has announced his resignation as the City of Henderson’s assistant city manager.

Effective May 1, Newman will transfer to the Henderson Water Utility as director of field operations.

After spendi...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

New community group formed to offer 'Great War' centennial activities

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Over the next 18 months, “Henderson and the Great War,” a project spearheaded by several local citizens and underwritten by the Friends of the Henderson County Public Library, will commemorate local and national invol...

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Posted on: March 11, 2017

Household Hazardous Waste recycling day set for March 25

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HENDERSON, KY, March 6, 2017– If you’ve been in a quandary about how to dispose of certain hazardous waste materials that accumulate in your household, a special event coming up March 25 at the Henderson Recycling Center can help you s...

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Posted on: March 13, 2017

Schedule a tour of HWU for your school or organization

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Henderson Water Utility is offering free plant tours for schools, clubs, groups or organizations. To schedule, call 270-826-2824.

Tours are available at the north water treatment plant at 510 N. Water St. and at the north wastewater treat...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

'Fresh Perspective' open exhibit to be hosted by Audubon Museum

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Henderson Society of Art will host its open art exhibit “A Fresh Perspective XXV” starting in April.

The opening reception and awards ceremony is set for 5:30 p.m. April 18 at John James Audubon State Park Museum. The exhibit ...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Ministerial Association Lenten Lunch Series continues March 15

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The Henderson County Ministerial Association is hosting its annual series of Wednesday Lenten Lunch Services.

The services begin at noon and different churches take turns hosting. There are special services during Holy Week taking place o...

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

Kyndle hosting Ag Breakfast, seeks nominations for Distinguished Citizen

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Two big annual events hosted by Kyndle are on the horizon.

The annual Agriculture Appreciation Breakfast is set for Thursday, March 9, and this year takes place at the Chase Fulcher Archery Center on Garden Mile Road. The breakfast starts...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

Annual Spring Cleanup Week set for April 24-28

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- We’ve had a little hint of spring weather. So now is the time to clean up your yard and garage and collect unwanted items for Spring Cleanup Week.

This year’s Spring Cleanup Week is set for April 24-28. This service within...

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

10,000 eggs up for grabs in City's Easter Egg Hunt on April 8

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The City of Henderson's Parks and Recreation Department will host a free community Easter Egg Hunt on April 8 at Community Park.

There will be 10,000 Easter eggs hidden for the hunt. The hunt is for children ages 3 to 10 years old an...

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Outside agency funding requests forms available on web site

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The City of Henderson is accepting funding requests for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2017, and ending June 30, 2018.  Please submitt all of the required information, including attachments. Incomplete requests will not be co...

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Posted on: February 27, 2017

JFK Center has Movie & Popcorn Day, St. Patrick's crafts set for March

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HENDERSON, Ky. – Special arts and crafts activities for St. Patrick’s Day, Movie & Popcorn Day, homework help and free karate classes are among the things planned for March at the John F. Kennedy Community Center.

The Center also offers free se...

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Posted on: February 6, 2017

Food truck application form now available on City web site

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The application form for obtaining a Mobile Food Vending License to do business on certain City of Henderson properties is now available on the City’s web site, www.CityOfHendersonKy.org.

The application form can be found under the ...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

Vision Group issues 'call for artists' to submit 'Gateway' design

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The Henderson Vision Group has issued a "call" to artists interested in submitting ideas for a Henderson Gateway Design to be located at the foot of the Second Street overpass and marking the entrance to downtown Henderson.

Here is the te...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Henderson Habitat now accepting applications for homebuilds

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Habitat for Humanity of Henderson will accept applications for Habitat homebuilds for 2017 and 2018 through March 31.  

Due to overwhelming community and grant support in 2015-2016, Henderson Habitat was able to build four homes in ...

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

Tax season is here, Henderson VITA site is now open

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Free Tax Preparation starts Saturday, Jan. 28, at Housing Authority of Henderson.

Saturday hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program has also extended its afternoon hours during the week. The tax preparation s...

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