Posted on: February 14, 2017

Gas Department to conduct its biannual survey in early March

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The Henderson Municipal Gas Department is making plans to conduct its bi-annual telephone survey in early March.

Henderson Municipal Gas asks that citizens take a few minutes to answer the telephone and complete a few “yes&r...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

HCC Health Careers Fair set for Friday, Feb. 24

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Henderson Community College Health Careers Fair is scheduled for this Friday, Feb. 24.

The event, which is free and open to all HCC students, staff, faculty and the public, will take place from 10 a.m. to noon in the Preston Arts Center. ...

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

Lane restrictions planned for Wednesday, Feb. 22, on northbound U.S. 41

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UPDATE: Work zone lane restriction for Feb. 22 has been removed. All northbound lanes are now OPEN.

HENDERSON, Ky. -- The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans a brief northbound lane restriction at the north end of the U.S. 41 Henderson Strip on Wednesday...

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

Southbound lane restriction on U.S. 41 Twin Bridge planned for Thursday, weekend

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- A contractor plans a southbound lane restriction on the U.S. 41 Twin Bridges between Henderson and Evansville on Thursday, and again over the weekend.

On Thursday, Feb. 23, a contractor plans to restrict southbound traffic from approximat...

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Posted on: February 20, 2017

Career support resources outlined with closing of local employment office

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HENDERSON, Ky. – With the closure of the local office of Kentucky Career Center at Second and Water streets, local citizens might like to know what resources are available to help with filing new unemployment insurance claims or reopening existi...

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Posted on: February 18, 2017

Eighth-annual 'Farm Follies' coming up on Feb.23

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HENDERSON, Ky. --  Henderson County Farm Bureau and Henderson County Schools will present the Eighth-Annual Farm Follies at 6 p.m. Feb. 23 in McCormick Hall at Preston Arts Center (formerly Henderson Fine Arts Center).

Doors open at 5 p.m. Fourth- and...

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

Public Works no longer collecting loose leaves

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HENDERSON, Ky. – With this weekend and next week’s spring-like weather forecast showing great promise for late-winter clean-up work in the yard, the City of Henderson’s Public Works Department is reminding folks that they&...

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Posted on: February 18, 2017

Library offering class in basic computer skills

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Need to learn to use a computer?  The Henderson County Public Library has a class for that coming up next week.

The class,  "Basic Computer Skills," is set for 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 22. Partici...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

OVAL hosting Native American Dinner Forum on March 16

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Ohio Valley Art League will host a Native American Dinner/Forum featuring keynote speaker Dennis Banks on March 16 in McCormick Hall at Preston Arts Center.

Banks is a Native American leader, teacher, lecturer, activist and author and has...

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

Kyndle will host Ag Appreciation Breakfast on March 9

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Kyndle is currently collecting nominations for the awards that will be presented at its 2017 Agricultural Appreciation Breakfast.

Each year, Kyndle honors the agriculture community with the Agriculturalist of the Year and the Lifetime Ach...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

On Stage series presents 'Music Maker Blues Revue'

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- A free, open to the public concert titled "Music Makers Blues Revue" is coming to Preston Arts Center on the campus of Henderson Community College on Wednesday, Feb. 22.

The 7 p.m. concert is presented by the Music Maker Relief Foundation...

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

DHP seeking nominations for annual Awards Breakfast

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The Downtown Henderson Partnership is accepting nominations for its annual awards to be presented at the 23rd Annual Awards Breakfast on March 23.

Awards include Excellence in Preservation, Business of the Year, Downtowner of the Year, Vo...

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Posted on: February 7, 2017

HCC Dental Program offers special promotion for February

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- February is National Dental Health Month, and to celebrate Henderson Community College's Dental Program is offering a special promotion.

Through Feb. 28, a visit to the Dental Program is $15 for children 12 and younger. The visit inc...

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Posted on: February 6, 2017

City limits, 'History Walk' signs being refurbished

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HENDERSON, Ky. –  If you’ve noticed that the “welcome to Henderson” signs located at key thoroughfares seem to be missing, rest assured that their absence is temporary.

The city limits signs marking your arrival in Henderson, K...

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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 4, 2017

Preston Arts Center hosting theatre, visual arts, music, 'Artsfest' in February

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Preston Arts Center (formerly Henderson Fine Arts Center and renamed late last year) has reopened after being dark in January. Some things coming up at the PAC in Februrary:

· Henderson Area Arts Alliance has another show in it...

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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: February 1, 2017

Board of Commissioners opening office in Municipal Center

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HENDERSON, Ky. – Starting Monday, Feb. 6, each member of the City of Henderson’s Board of Commissioners will begin keeping office hours once each week.

The office is located on the second floor of the Henderson Municipal Center, 222 First St., ...

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Posted on: January 31, 2017

Southbound 'Twin Bridges' lane restrictions schedule changes

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UPDATE:

Due to a delay caused by an equipment issue, the schedule for work zone lane restrictions on the U.S. 41 Twin Bridges between Henderson and Evansville have been reworked for the remainder of the week.

There will be no lane restrictions on Wednesday,...

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Posted on: January 30, 2017

February at Preston Arts Center has a full calendar

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Preston Arts Center (formerly Henderson Fine Arts Center) has been closed during the month of January as a cost-savings measure, but it’s getting ready to reopen with an action-packed February.

— Henderson Leadership Initi...

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Posted on: January 22, 2017

W.C. Handy Festival reveals its 2017 festival logo

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The W.C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival, Henderson's signature summer music festival, has revealed the logo design for the 2017 festival.

The logo, which will appear on the Handy Tshirt and other collectible items, is designed by Ho...

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Posted on: January 28, 2017

Sandy Lee Songfest opens its 2017 grant cycle

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Henderson Songfest Inc., which each summer presents the Sandy Lee Watkins Songwriters Festival in downtown Henderson, has opened its 2017 grant program applications period.

The non-profit organization distributes proceeds from its four-da...

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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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Posted on: January 21, 2017

Henderson Society of Art has a full calendar of spring events

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Henderson Society of Art has launched a new year with a full calendar of events from exhibits to workshops.

The HSA will have its annual open exhibit "A Fresh Perspective XXV" starting in April, once again at John James Audubon ...

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Posted on: January 16, 2017

Library offering eight-week session of 'Beginning Bridge'

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The Henderson County Public Library will offer "Beginning Bridge," for eight weeks on Tuesdays and Thursdays, starting Jan. 17.

The clasess will meet from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the library rotunda. Henderson resident Joseph Hendon will tea...

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Posted on: January 14, 2017

Audubon Beekeepers Association 'Bee School' set for March 4

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Audubon Beekeepers Association will host its annual "Bee School" on Saturday, March 4, at the Henderson County Extension Expo Center.

Keynote speaker will be Debbie Seib, treasurer of the Beekeepers of Indiana.

Vendors at the event will be...

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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