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  No in-person church services held Sunday, says Dawson Springs Mayor

  Owensboro man shares experience of battling COVID-19

KY Gov. Beshear announces 6 new deaths, including 1 resident in Hopkins Co.

  Daviess Co. Detention Center employee tests positive for COVID-19

  Local magician does Facebook Live magic show

  Cliff Hagan Boys & Girls Club providing food, cleaning supplies to club members

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  Owensboro’s YMCA to start offering childcare for essential workers

New COVID-19 cases in our area of KY, fourth death reported in Hopkins Co.

Employee at Carhartt’s distribution facility in Hanson tests positive for COVID-19

  KY Gov. Beshear announces 11 additional COVID-19 deaths, 100 more confirmed cases

  Tri-State paramedics volunteer to help in NYC

US 60 back open in Union Co.

  Hopkins Co. officials announce 3rd confirmed COVID-19 death

Hopkins Co. announces its third confirmed COVID-19 death on Wednesday afternoon.

  COVID-19 cases spiking across KY; Gov. Beshear reports 2 new deaths

The Green River District Health Department reported 17 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases Wednesday.

UniFirst Corp. employee in Owensboro tests positive for COVID-19

An employee at the UniFirst Corporation’s national distribution center has tested positive with the coronavirus (COVID-19).

  Baptist Health uses faster COVID-19 test

Chief Medical Officer Dr. Wayne Lipson says they are now using a quicker COVID-19 test which provides results within 24 to 48 hours.

  Glenmore Distillery, OZ Tyler Distillery make cleaning products for non-profits, businesses

Kimball International pauses operations in 6 manufacturing facilities

  Gov. Beshear announces largest 1-day increase in positive cases along with new executive order

  Henderson Fire Department goes green

  Beshear announces order to restrict travel outside Kentucky

  Owensboro Family YMCA possibly opening back up for emergency childcare

Several GE Aviation Madisonville workers test positive for COVID-19

A General Electric spokesperson confirms there are now several employees at the GE Aviation plant in Madisonville who have tested positive for COVID-19.

  Hopkins Co. reports 2nd COVID-19 death

Hopkins County officials have reported a second death due to COVID-19.

  OPS changes meal program after 2 more employees test positive for COVID-19

The district is now making changes to the meal program.

1 new coronavirus case in both Union and Muhlenberg Co., Hopkins Co. officials confirm 2nd death

The Green River District Health Department and other western Kentucky Health Departments have released their numbers for Monday.

Section of Webster Co. road closed

Kentucky Transportation officials say part of KY 2838 near KY 270 in Webster County is closed due to a collapsed tile.

KSP: Arrest made after several mile chase in Hopkins Co.

Troopers say they spotted a pickup in Earlington that was being driven by 35-year-old Harold Anthony.

Grain truck blocks U.S. 60 ramp in Daviess Co.

Kentucky Transportation officials say the eastbound entrance ramp onto U.S. 60 from Parrish Avenue in Daviess County is closed due to a tractor-trailer crash.

  Owensboro community hosts prayer vigil to honor healthcare workers

Several community members came together and hosted a drive-in prayer vigil on Sunday evening to honor all of the healthcare workers and patients currently affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

  Tornado damages buildings in Henderson

Henderson County was one of the many areas in the Tri-State that suffered severe damage due to the storms that blew through the region on Saturday night.

  Governor’s Office reporting 17 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Hopkins Co.

Hopkins Co. Health Department announces ten confirmed COVID-19 cases with over 100 contacts.

  Weather service officials survey tornado damage in Newburgh, Henderson

Henderson County and Newburgh residents suffered through a long and unsettling night as severe storms blew through the area on Saturday.

Accuride Henderson Operations temporarily closes to assess storm damage

Accuride Corporations have temporarily stopped operations at its Henderson facility.

Gov. Beshear reports 45 new confirmed cases in KY

Kentucky Governor Beshear is set to give his Sunday coronavirus update.

  Tornadoes badly damage Tri-State homes on Sat.

Storms ripped through parts of the Tri-State Saturday night.

Henderson Co. confirms additional case of COVID-19

The Green River District Health Department confirms an additional coronavirus case in Henderson County.

Kentucky AG says abortions must cease amid coronavirus crisis

Kentucky’s attorney general says abortions should cease as part of the governor’s order halting elective medical procedures due to the coronavirus pandemic.

KY Gov. announces new COVID-19 cases confirmed in biggest 1 day jump

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear is set to make another coronavirus update.

  Muhlenberg Co. Health Department confirms 1 additional COVID-19 case

Judge Executive Curtis McGhee discussed their local task force and what’s being doing to help stop the spread.

Trump approves Kentucky disaster declaration

President Donald Trump declared a major disaster existed in Kentucky on Saturday.

Hancock, McLean Co. announce first cases of confirmed coronavirus

The Green River District Health Department reports first COVID-19 cases in Hancock and McClean County along with additional cases in Henderson and Daviess Counties.

  Henderson businesses spreading positive messages amid COVID-19 pandemic

The Downtown Henderson Partnership has created and given out encouraging street signs to local business owners for them to hang up at their respective businesses.

  Weekly Wrap: Tri-State COVID-19 cases, unemployment claims surge

The number of coronavirus cases have surged in the Tri-State.

  Playgrounds closed in Daviess Co. in response to COVID-19

Playgrounds in Daviess County are closed in response to the spread of coronavirus.

  2nd Glenmore Distillery employee tests positive for COVID-19

Officials at Glenmore Distillery say they were notified by the Green River Health Department that a second employee has tested positive for COVID-19.

  Owensboro’s Meals on Wheels program doubles over last 2 weeks

The Meals on Wheels program in Daviess County has nearly doubled in just two weeks.

KY Gov. Beshear announces 2 more COVID-19 deaths, including 1 case in Hopkins Co.

In his daily update on Friday afternoon, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear reported two additional statewide deaths associated with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, including one in Hopkins County.

  Swedish Match closes after 2 employees test positive for COVID-19

Company officials were notified Friday morning and say they shut down operations immediately.

  Hopkins County Health officials announce first COVID-19 death

Hopkins County officials say they have a total of three positive COVID-19 cases.

  Green River District Health Dept. reports new COVID-19 cases

The Green River District Health Department says there are six new cases to report Friday, all in Daviess County.

  Owensboro Public Schools names new superintendent

Dr. Matthew Constant was voted in unanimously by the school board.

  Out-of-work service employees receive virtual tips via Venmo, PayPal

People can help support service industry workers in Henderson County with a touch of a button by leaving them virtual tips on Venmo or PayPal.

Gov. Beshear reports 50 new cases in KY

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear is giving his daily update.

  IN, KY, IL Daily Coronavirus Recap 3/26

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced 50 new statewide cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on Thursday - the highest single-day increase in confirmed cases so far in the state.

  High number of Daviess Co. coronavirus cases could be due to faster testing, health officials say

With 22 confirmed coronavirus cases, Daviess County has the highest number of any county in the Tri-State.

  Owensboro businesses prepare for non-life-sustaining business closure

All businesses that aren't one of the groups considered life-sustaining will close to in-person traffic on Thursday by 8pm.

  Madisonville city officials working to stop spread of COVID-19

Cotton says Madisonville city officials are abiding by the guidelines that Gov. Andy Beshear has been giving over recent weeks.

No new cases Thursday from Green River District Health Dept.

The Green River District Health Department says there are no new cases of COVID-19 to report Thursday.

Man accused of taking farm equipment, crashing it into ditch while driving drunk

A man is facing theft and DUI charges, after Henderson deputies say he took farm equipment from a barn.

  KY Gov. Beshear announces 5th death to COVID-19

Governor Andy Beshear will give his daily update.

  Owensboro Public School employee tests positive for COVID-19

According to their newsletter on their Facebook page, all employees who came into contact with this individual have been sent home to self-isolate for 14 days.

Hopkins Co. announces 2 new confirmed COVID-19 cases

Health officials announce the first confirmed case of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Hopkins County.

O.Z. Tyler Distillery announces 2 employees test positive with COVID-19

O.Z. Tyler Distillery in Owensboro announces that it’s temporarily shutting down parts of its distillery after two employees tested positive with COVID-19.

  First Union Co. case of COVID-19 confirmed, more cases in Daviess Co.

Since Tuesday, the Green River District Health Department says they have nine additional COVID-19 cases.

  5 new coronavirus cases confirmed in Muhlenberg Co.

The Muhlenberg County Health Department says they have five additional confirmed cases of COVID-19

  Owensboro Health doctors address dealing with COVID-19

Vice President of Medical Affairs at Owensboro Health, Dr. Michael Kelley, says he attributes the number of cases to the hospital’s ability to test aggressively.

  Gov. Beshear asks for church bells to ring

During Governor Beshear’s news conference on Monday, he asked all churches to ring their bell at 10 a.m.

Gov. Andy Beshear says Kentucky surpasses 160 coronavirus cases.

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear is scheduled to give another update on the coronavirus at 4 p.m.

Neglected dog surrendered from Henderson home

Henderson city leaders say a neglected dog has a long way to go to get better.

Green River District Health Dept. announces 4 new local COVID-19 cases

Since Monday, GRDHD has investigated 4 additional COVID-19 cases including the case in Webster County we reported on 14 News at 10.

Owensboro Police investigating shooting

Owensboro Police say they were called to the 800 block of Walnut Street Monday night because of a shooting.

  Difference between IN, KY state orders

While the two states currently use different languages, both states are essentially telling people to stay home.

  Owensboro teachers encourage students during time of uncertainty

School teachers in Owensboro did something special to remind their students they are still on the mind of school faculty and staff.

  Western Kentucky non-essential business prepare for indefinite closure

In a press conference Sunday, Governor Andy Beshear ordered all non-essential businesses to close.

  Total of 13 COVID-19 cases reported in Henderson, Daviess Counties, including OZ Tyler employee

The total number of cases for the seven county district is now 13.

  Methodist health offering drive-through testing

Methodist Health in Henderson began drive-through testing patients showing symptoms of COVID-19 on Monday.

4th coronavirus death in Kentucky, cases surpass 120

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear will give his daily update Monday.

  Henderson man in jail after Sunday chase

A Henderson man is in jail after a chase Sunday on Highway 60 around 9:30 p.m.

  Muhlenberg Co. officials announce 2 positive COVID-19 cases

According to Muhlenberg County Health Department’s Facebook page, they’ve confirmed two positive cases of COVID-19 in their area.