Posted on: June 25, 2017

Kyndle Farm to Table event set for July 10

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Kyndle has set its popular Farm to Table Dinner for Monday, July 10.

Guests attending the Farm to Table event will have access to dishes crafted by local area restaurants who have teamed up with growers from the  Henderson Farmer...

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Posted on: June 24, 2017

CSX planning highway closures for rail work in July

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- CSX Railroad is planning highway closures for rail crossing upgrades at several locations through parts of Henderson and Webster Counties starting after the July 4th Holiday.

While the work schedule is subject to revisions, here is the te...

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

Boat docks being removed today because of high river forecast

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HENDERSON, Ky. – City of Henderson Public Works crews are removing the boat docks at the riverfront and Hays boat ramps today because of the river level forecast.

City of Henderson Public Works Director Brian Williams said the river is currently ...

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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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Posted on: June 20, 2017

July 4 holiday to alter trash collection schedule

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HENDERSON, Ky. – Trash collection in the City of Henderson and services at the landfill/transfer station will be operating on a different schedule the week of July 4.

Tuesday, July 4is a holiday for City of Henderson employees and ther...

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

Parks Department to show 'Lego Batman' at free Movie Night in Park

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HENDERSON, Ky. – A Free Movie Night offered by the City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department will take place after the Downtown Wind Down event on Thursday, June 29.

The movie is “The Lego Batman Movie” and it will beg...

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Summer riverboat stops starting on Wednesday, June 21

HENDERSON, Ky. -- The first of six planned stops at the Henderson riverfront by three different cruise companies is coming up this Wednesday, June 21.

On Wednesday, the Queen of the Mississippi operated by American Cruise Lines will be docked from 8:30 a.m...

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

City Finance Department earns distinction for annual report

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HENDERSON, Ky. – The City of Henderson’s Finance Department has received an award for excellence from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA).

It was the 18th time that the Finance Department h...

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

Hays Boat Ramp has reopened for boat launching

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HENDERSON, Ky. – Repairs have been completed at Hays Boat Ramp located in the City of Henderson’s Hays Park (near Park Field) and it has reopened for boat launching.

The ramp had been closed for cleanup of debris that had washed into th...

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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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Posted on: June 12, 2017

Water/sewer work closing Clay Street near railroad tracks

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The City of Henderson plans to close Kentucky 812/Clay Street in Henderson starting Monday, June 12. KY 812/Clay Street will be closed near he railroad tracks between Burdette Street at milepoint 7.859 and Atkinson Street at mil...

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Posted on: June 8, 2017

Swim lessons offered at Atkinson Pool starting June 19

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HENDERSON, Ky. – Atkinson Park Pool will host swim lessons for age 6 and older starting June 19.

Two sessions will be offered in three different skills levels. The cost is $30 per session. Lessons take place from 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. and are taugh...

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Posted on: June 6, 2017

HCC announces Early College Academy for high school students

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- An opportunity for students to attend Henderson Community College as a regular student in conjunction while completing high school was announced at a press conference on Tuesday at the Sullivan Technology Center.

The program is called Ear...

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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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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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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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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.

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

Community Band starting rehearsals for July 4 concert

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The Henderson Community Band directed by Paul Metzger is starting rehearsals this Thursday, May 25, to prepare for its annual Fourth of July Concert.

This year’s concert will take place at 2 p.m., Tuesday, July 4, at South Middl...

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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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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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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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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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Posted on: April 25, 2017

Awards presented in 25th-annual 'A Fresh Perspective' art exhibit

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Henderson Society of Art has presented awards in the 25th-annual "A Fresh Perspective" art exhibit now on exhibit at the John James Audubon State Park Museum.

Prize money totaled $2,400. The exhibit is co-sponsored by Audubon Mu...

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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