Kentucky News

  City of Owensboro asks public to report potholes

The city of Owensboro wants you to be on the lookout for potholes next week.

  Evansville, Owensboro hockey teams eliminated, ending historic runs at USA Nationals

Green River District reports 28 new coronavirus cases

  No one hurt after house fire in Henderson

  Rampage bounce back, Thunder suffer first defeat at USA Nationals

  Owensboro community hosts annual child abuse prevention event

  Evansville Trail Coalition asking for public input on I-69 Ohio River Crossing

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  Henderson Co. Coroner recalls local mass shooting in 2008

  Madisonville unveils new statue at Mahr Park

  Owensboro Regional Farmers’ Market opens Sat.

Kentucky Motor Speedway celebrating 60th anniversary this weekend

  Green River District reports 1 new COVID-19 death, 37 more cases

  Evansville Thunder victorious, Owensboro Ramage stumbles at USA Nationals

  Group organizes rally in support of 2nd amendment in Union Co.

A group gathered in downtown Morganfield on Thursday evening to show support of the Second Amendment.

  In-person unemployment appointments begin in Kentucky

Thursday was the first time in three years people could attend an in-person unemployment appointment.

  Owensboro bowling alley listed for sale, owner retiring

An Owensboro bowling lane is rolling out of business.

  Ky. Gov. Beshear responds to report of state workers gaming unemployment system

The positivity rate currently stands at 3.45% statewide.

  Lifeguards needed for Atkinson Pool to open this summer

  Hiring event held in Henderson

  Senator Rand Paul supports pulling troops from Afghanistan

  Owensboro Airport has land for sale

  Owensboro elementary students participate in bike safety rodeo

Police investigating counterfeit $100 used at Henderson Walgreens

  Police: Suspect caught in Madisonville convenience store burglary

Madisonville police say the suspect involved in the burglary of a convenience store has confessed.

  Firefighters take part in live fire training in Daviess Co.

The Airport-Sorgho Fire Department in conjunction with Kentucky State Fire and Rescue conducted live fire training exercises on Wednesday.

  Mother of Tri-State solider killed in war shares thoughts on US withdrawing troops from Afghanistan

For 20 years, the U.S. military has had involvement overseas in Afghanistan.

  New Owensboro assisted living facility set to open next week

There’s a brand new multi-million dollar senior living community on Owensboro’s Northeast side, and it’s set to open on Monday.

  Muhlenberg Co. moves to ‘green’ on state map

Kentucky’s COVID-19 current incident rate map shows Muhlenberg County is green. This means that case numbers are some of the lowest in the state.

  Owensboro trolley rides returning to downtown streets

The old-time trolleys are coming back to the streets of downtown Owensboro after a hiatus.

Tell City man sentenced in Medicaid fraud case

The Kentucky Attorney General says Eric Daum pleaded guilty to one count of Devising or Engaging in a Scheme to Defraud Medicaid of $300 or more, a Class D Felony.

Green River District reports 1 new COVID-19 death, 35 more cases

The newly reported death was a resident of Henderson County.

  Owensboro Rampage receives heroic send-off to USA Nationals

The team was greeted by younger PuckHog players after their final practice Tuesday night before heading to Omaha, Nebraska

  26 inmates test positive for COVID-19 at Henderson Co. Jail

The Henderson County Jailer says 26 inmates have tested positive for COVID-19.

  Friday after 5 welcoming Grammy Award-winning group next month

Friday after Five will welcome a Grammy Award-winning group to usher in the event’s return next month

  How J&J vaccine pause is impacting Ky. pharmacies & correctional facilities

In Kentucky, we’ve learned the Johnson and Johnson vaccine has mainly been distributed to correctional facilities and local pharmacies.

  Team touring Ky. to golf for a cure

Mike Wright and his buddies have spent the last few years traveling across the commonwealth to help raise money for cancer research.

  Green River District reports 3 new COVID-19 deaths, 55 more cases

Federal health officials are recommending a pause in administering the vaccine to investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots.

  Daviess Co. Deputy hurt in crash

It happened on Thruston Dermont Road near Krystal Lane.

  Henderson holds public meeting to discuss sports complex project

The city is applying for a 2021 Land and Water Conservation Fund grant to help with the development.

  Henderson officials considering permanent boat dock on riverfront

The city of Henderson is considering putting in a permanent boat dock on the downtown riverfront.

  Lt. Governor Coleman visits Western Ky.

She toured the small, one-room vaccine clinic at T & T and thanked Kentuckians for getting vaccinated.

  Owensboro cemetery tests out new mowers

In what they call an attempt to be more environmentally friendly, Rosewood Cemetery in Owensboro is using new electric mowers.

  Police looking for suspect in burglary of Madisonville convenience store

Madisonville police are looking for a suspect in the burglary of a convenience store.

Deputies looking for missing man in Muhlenberg Co.

They say 21-year-old David Brooks Jr. was last seen Thursday around 9:00 a.m. at Bryan Lake Campground.

  Gov. Andy Beshear offers incentive for speeding up vaccinations

The Green River District Health Department is reporting nine new coronavirus cases on Monday.

OPD investigating after an occupied vehicle is hit by gunfire

Police say an occupied vehicle was hit by gunfire twice, but no injuries were reported.

Crews doing paving work on KY 56 in Webster Co.

Crews will be doing some paving work on Kentucky 56 in Webster County Monday.

  Henderson Co. Community College opening its Care Center

Officials say the new care center is to help students with additional resources while they are at HCC.

Part of E. Second St. in Central City to close

Crews will be working on East Second Street for three days while the new approach for US 62 is put in.

  Kentucky Lt. Gov. Coleman making stops in Owensboro, Henderson

Lieutenant Governor Jacqueline Coleman is set to visit parts of western Kentucky on Monday.

  Crews moving to 24-hour schedule for U.S. 41-A work in Madisonville

There will be reduced traffic flows overnight so crews can change out pipes and drainage boxes across the road.

  No injuries or structure damage reported after fire at Tyson Foods in Henderson Co.

Henderson County Dispatch confirms that crews were on the scene of a working fire at Tyson Foods on Sunday.

  Evansville woman facing multiple charges after fleeing from Henderson police

An Evansville woman is in jail on multiple charges after fleeing from Henderson police Saturday morning.

  KSP: 2 taken to hospital after chase in western Ky.

Two people were taken to the hospital after a chase in western Kentucky.

Green River District reports 33 new COVID-19 cases

The Green River District Health Department is reporting 33 new coronavirus cases on Saturday.

  No injuries reported after grease fire at Grandy’s in Henderson

Henderson County Dispatch says that crews responded to a working grease fire in Henderson.

  Police investigating after juvenile shot in Henderson

The Henderson Police Department is investigating after they say a juvenile was shot in the neck.

  No-knock warrants now limited in Kentucky

On Friday, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear signed Senate Bill 4, which is a justice reform measure aimed at protecting both police and the public.

  Ohio Co. suspect shot by deputy has criminal record, court records show

Thursday’s shooting, according to court records, is not the suspect’s only run-in with the law.

  Kentucky Wesleyan hosts COVID-19 vaccine clinic for employees and students

The clinic will be available for vaccine doses on Friday, Apr. 9, and Friday, Apr. 30.

  Driver charged with 3 murder counts in deadly McLean Co. crash

Kentucky State Police arrested and charged 24-year-old Dylan Cole Howard, of Calhoun.

Ky. reports 744 new COVID-19 cases, 4 additional deaths

Kentucky is reporting that 432,220 residents have tested positive since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The positivity rate currently stands at 2.79% statewide.

  Greenville police investigating Dairy Queen burglary

The Greenville Police Department is investigating an early Friday morning burglary at the Dairy Queen.

  KSP: Suspect facing multiple charges after deputy-involved shooting in Ohio Co.

Kentucky State Police says a deputy with the Ohio County Sheriff’s Office shot a suspect as they were serving a warrant on Thursday.

  Rental car shortages occurring nationwide

More people taking trips means less rental cars.

  Police: Dealer arrested after teen nearly dies of overdose

Madisonville Police say a 17-year-old thought the pill they took Wednesday was Percocet, but it was actually laced with fentanyl.

  Kentucky unemployment system temporarily shutting down due to fraud claims

Gov. Andy Beshear is set to give an update on coronavirus at 3 p.m. CST on Thursday.

  Ky. Gov. Beshear signs voting laws

The bill will make it easier to remove people from the voter rolls if they are registered to vote in another state.

Police respond to shots fired call in Henderson

Officers were called to Green River Road after reports of multiple gunshots.

  REAL ID reminder: You’ll have to update soon

Americans will soon need a REAL ID to board a domestic flight without a passport.

  Baptist Health reduces number of vaccine clinics weekly

Officials gathered at Baptist Health Wednesday to hear updates on the current state of COVID-19 in the Madisonville area.

  Henderson Co. Girls Basketball gets sent off in style to state Sweet 16

The Kentucky girls basketball state Sweet 16 tournament began Wednesday morning, at Rupp Arena, and Thursday, two local teams will be taking part.

  Owensboro getting $12 million from American Rescue Plan

Money from the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 Stimulus Package, also known as the American Rescue Plan Bill, will soon be allocated to local governments.

  McConnell discusses COVID-19 Relief, vaccination distribution in Madisonville

U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is in Madisonville to discuss Kentucky’s vaccine distribution efforts and the passed COVID-19 relief bills.

  Person cut from car after crash in Henderson

It happened just after 2 p.m. Wednesday in the 700 block of S. Green Street.

Ky. reports 4 new COVID deaths Wednesday

Wednesday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced 1,028 new COVID-19 cases and four new deaths.

In-person unemployment insurance assistance opens in Ky.

Those appointments will be held at Kentucky Career Centers, including the one in Owensboro.

  Sturgis cracking down on meth

Officials say for the past three weeks their focus has been getting meth out of the city.

  Owensboro-Daviess County Regional Airport names new airport director

Owensboro-Daviess County Regional Airport has named a new airport director.

  Diamond Lake Resort sold to new owners

Brian and Janice Smith, say they’re retiring after 15 years.

  Former Tri-State meteorologist dies

Emmick worked at television stations here in the Tri-State, South Bend and Louisville, as well as the Weather Channel.