Posted on: August 18, 2017

Phone scam threatening utility cut-off; City will never request financial info over phone

HENDERSON, Ky. -- City of Henderson Finance Director Robert Gunter said Friday that his department has been alerted to a possible phone scam targeting utility customers.

He said some customers have received a call from someone stating that they are on a ut...

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

Public library to debut new drive-up drop box

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HENDERSON, Ky. --The Henderson County Public Library will offer a new drive-up drop box starting on Monday, Aug. 21, at 9 a.m.

The box is located at the entrance to the library parking lot. Patrons will no longer need to leave their vehicle if they simply ...

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

CSX Railroad planning road closures for crossing upgrades

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- CSX Railroad is continuing highway closures for rail crossing upgrades at several locations through parts of Henderson, Webster, and Hopkins counties over the next several days.

Here's the work schedule.

Sunday, Aug. 20 through Tuesday, Au...

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Posted on: August 17, 2017

Twin bridges inspections set for Tuesday, Aug. 22

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HENDERSON, Ky. - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) and Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) are planning annual walk-through inspections on jointly-owned Ohio River bridges starting Tuesday, Aug. 22.

Motorists should be prepared to encount...

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Posted on: August 17, 2017

City to paint downtown parking spaces on Sunday, Aug. 20

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HENDERSON, KY. -- The City of Henderson Public Works Department will be painting/striping the parking spaces in the Central Business District in downtown Henderson on Sunday, Aug. 20.

The work will begin at 5 a.m.

Public Works Director Brian Williams said t...

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Posted on: August 17, 2017

Habitat moving ReStore, administrative office, construction warehouse into one location

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Habitat for Humanity of Henderson is moving its Affiliate Offices and Habitat ReStore to a new location at 1030 Third St. 

This move was prompted by the opportunity to purchase a building for Henderson Habitat that is large enoug...

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

34th Senior Games will run from Sept. 7-14

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HENDERSON, Ky, – The 34th Annual Henderson County Senior Games will take place on Sept. 7-14.

The opening ceremony will be held on Sept. 7, 9:30 a.m., at The Gathering Place (1817 N. Elm St). The closing ceremony and medals presentation will be o...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

World War I commemoration group presenting living historian as 'doughboy'

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HENDERSON, Ky. – The community group “Henderson and the Great War” will host living historian Kevin Reid on Saturday, Aug. 26 at 10:30 am, at the Presbyterian Church, 100 S. Main St.

Reid will portray a World War I “...

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

Kyndle to host Nonprofit Leadership Seminar on Sept. 8

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The Kyndle 2017 Nonprofit Leadership Seminar is coming up on Friday, Sept. 8, at the Henderson County Schools' Professional Development Center at Sixth and North Elm streets.The seminar is sponsored by the Community Foundation of Henders...

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

Single tickets now on sale for Arts Alliance performance season

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Single tickets are now on sale for the Henderson Area Arts Alliance's upcoming performing arts season.

The season opens on Sept. 13 with a concert by contemporary Christian artist Brandon Heath.

Ticket packages for the complete season as w...

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Posted on: July 28, 2017

Changes coming from City's cable television service provider on Aug. 22

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Starting Aug. 22, customers of the City’s cable television provider (Charter/Spectrum) will be required to have a Spectrum Receiver on each TV in their home.

Devices including Roku and Amazon Firestick operating with the Spectru...

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

HCC to host solar eclipse lecture, viewing on Aug. 21

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Henderson Community College will host a solar eclipse lecture and viewing event in and outside the Preston Fine Arts Center on eclipse day, Monday, Aug. 21.

Scott Taylor, an associate professor of mathematics at HCC, will present the lect...

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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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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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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 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 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

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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

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