Kentucky News

  Boil advisory lifted for Ohio Co.

The boil advisory has been lifted for customers that were without water during the leak on Friday evening and Saturday morning.

  Hopkins Co. sees large early in-person voting turn out

  Amy McGrath makes campaign stop in Hancock Co.

Christian Co. deputy hurt during chase that started in McLean Co.

  Preliminary report released in Hopkins Co. coal death

  Several Western KY counties remain in ‘red zone’

  Owensboro native wins ‘The Weakest Link’

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  McLean Co. Schools returning to virtual learning

  McLean Co. has 2nd highest COVID-19 incidence rate in state

  Muhlenberg Co. health officials report 3 new cases, 2 additional COVID-19 related deaths

KY reports 812 new COVID-19 cases, 5 additional deaths

  Dawson Springs schools go virtual due to COVID-19

  Henderson event celebrates 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote

  Almost 7,000 votes already cast in Daviess Co.

Residents were able to cast their ballots at the Daviess County Courthouse on Saturday from 8 a.m. until noon.

  KSP investigating deadly officer-involved shooting in Muhlenberg Co.

The Greenville Police Department contacted KSP in reference to a barricaded person just after 6:10 p.m.

Green River District reports 54 additional cases, 5 new COVID-19 related deaths

The district tells 14 News 3,583 people have recovered.

Kentucky Department for Public Health announces COVID-19 vaccine distribution draft plan

The Kentucky Department of Public Health announced Friday a first draft plan for distributing the COVID-19 vaccine to local health departments and organizations.

  Henderson businesses extend hours for scavenger hunt

  McGrath makes stop in Madisonville

KY reaches grim milestone, 1,300 total deaths from COVID-19

Overturned semi closed US 431 near Muhlenberg-Logan Co. line

  Metzger’s Tavern in Henderson temporarily closed due to COVID-19 concerns

  Senator Mitch McConnell stops in Henderson

  Daviess Co. witnessing high turnout from in-person voting

Voters waited in lines out the door at the Daviess County Courthouse and Towne Square Mall on Tuesday and Wednesday, forcing election officials to add more poll workers and a second check-in station to the courthouse.

  2 new COVID-19 deaths, 59 cases in Green River District; Hopkins Co. up 17 cases

Kentucky is currently reporting that 84,273 residents have tested positive since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The positivity rate currently stands at 4.94% statewide.

  Owensboro native is ‘Weakest Link’ contestant Monday night

Mark Gaddis will be a contestant on NBC’s “Weakest Link.”

U.S. 60 back open after gas leak in Union Co.

ransportation officials say a gas leak closed U.S. 60 between mile markers five and six in Sturgis.

Gov. Beshear honors Hawesville sailor killed at Pearl Harbor

Gov. Andy Beshear says he recognizes the sacrifice of a Hawesville sailor who died on the USS Oklahoma in the attack on Pearl Harbor.

  Father of 4 whose wife recently died wins $200K in Kentucky Lottery

The win is bittersweet for Bryan Marsh of Elsmere as he copes with the loss and cares for their four children alone

  Muhlenberg Co. football game canceled this week due to COVID-19

Muhlenberg County High School has officially canceled Friday night’s game against Breckinridge County due to the recent rise in COVID-19 cases in the area.

  Daviess Co. Monument Relocation Committee create timeline for progress

The committee is deciding where a confederate statue that sits on the Daviess County Court House lawn will move to.

  Gov. Beshear: Single highest number of new COVID-19 cases reported in KY

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear is giving an update on coronavirus at 3 p.m. CST on Wednesday.

  Henderson Co. Schools go virtual due to positive COVID-19 cases

The rise in cases of coronavirus is having a major impact on schools in our area.

  Sailor killed during Pearl Harbor attack identified as Hawesville man

Officials with the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency say on Dec. 7, 1941, Martin Young was assigned to the battleship USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was attacked by Japanese aircraft.

OPS employee named in national top 35 PR professionals list

Owensboro Public Schools' Public Information Officer, Jared Revlett, has been named as one of the Top 35 School PR Professionals Under 35 by the National School Public Relations Association.

  Semi driver killed in Hopkins Co. crash

Troopers say the truck crossed the median and both northbound lanes, then hit a guardrail and the concrete bridge end of the Wells Road overpass, before overturning several times.

  Name released of miner killed in accident at Warrior’s Cardinal Mine

A miner at Warrior’s Cardinal Mine in Madisonville died Tuesday after being hit by a piece of mobile equipment.

  Tyson Food hosts drive-thru food giveaway Wednesday

Tyson Foods will be hosting a drive-thru food giveaway Wednesday morning at Donald “Hugh” McCormick Fair Grounds.

  Owensboro hosting geocaching event in 2021

Officials tell us on Memorial Day next year, a midwest geocaching event will take place in Yellow Creek Park.

  Kentucky celebrates first day of in-person early voting

It was a historic day in Kentucky. It was the first time in-person early voting has ever happened.

  Daviess Co. School District’s police department started their first week

After months of preparation, the Daviess County Public Schools Police Department is up and running.

Power outages planned in Henderson neighborhood

Henderson Municipal Power & Light has scheduled a power outage for some residents in the Balmoral Acres Subdivision.

Owensboro getting new electric bus

Owensboro will benefit from some new transportation funding announced by Gov. Beshear.

  Early voting starting in Kentucky; locations and times listed here

Those in the Commonwealth can start voting early Tuesday.

  7 Western Kentucky counties in ‘red’ on state map

Tuesday, the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 55 additional confirmed COVID-19 and eight deaths.

  Owensboro mayor, health officials discuss uptick in COVID-19 cases as county moves to orange

Daviess County has moved from red to orange.

  New assisted living facility coming to Owensboro

DMK Development Group officials say they have secured approximately 4.73 acres of land for purchase in Gateway Commons on Calumet Trace.

  McConnell and McGrath debate over COVID-19, term limits in race for Senate

Democrat Amy McGrath and Republican Mitch McConnell debated one another in one of the most closely watched Senate races in the country Monday.

  Gov. Beshear reports 643 new COVID-19 cases

Monday the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 77 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases

  Shot fired into Owensboro home

They say it happened around 4:20 p.m. in the 2200 block of West 8th Street.

  Daviess Co. back in orange on COVID-19 map, OPS starting hybrid classes

The State of Kentucky is reporting Daviess County is now an Orange County.

  KY Gov. Beshear, family in quarantine after potential COVID-19 exposure

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear released a statement Sunday saying he and his family are in quarantine after they were potentially exposed to a person who tested positive for COVID-19.

KY reports over 1,000 new COVID-19 cases

Kentucky is currently reporting that 79,445 residents have tested positive since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The positivity rate currently stands at 4.16% statewide.

  Senate candidate Amy McGrath makes campaign stop in Owensboro

Democratic senatorial candidate Amy McGrath paid a visit to Owensboro this weekend to continue her battle on the campaign trail. She’s facing off against long-time Republican Senator Mitch McConnell this November.

  112 active COVID-19 cases, 22 deaths reported at Redbanks facility in Henderson

New state numbers show more than 100 active COVID-19 cases at Redbanks Skilled Nursing Facility in Henderson.

  Henderson Schools going virtual; OPS, Daviess Co. using hybrid plans

They made the announcement Friday on social media.

  Henderson officials give COVID-19 update Friday after a surge in cases

Friday, Henderson Mayor Steve Austin will host a press conference with Henderson County Judge-Executive Brad Schneider and local public health officials to address a recent community surge in COVID-19 cases.

6 new COVID-19 deaths reported in Green River District with 75 more cases

The Green River District Health Department is reporting six more COVID-19 deaths and 75 additional cases Friday.

  Daviess Co. goes red on Kentucky’s COVID-19 dashboard

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

  Last day to request Kentucky mail-in ballot, early voting starts Tues.

Many are planning to vote by mail this election due to the pandemic.

  Henderson cancels Halloween Extravaganza

The City of Henderson Parks & Recreation Department has made the decision to cancel the 2020 Halloween Extravaganza that had been planned for Oct. 25 in Newman Park.

Traffic Alert: US 41-A in Webster Co. now open following crash

Officials say the road closure was due to a crash that occurred on Thursday just after 3:30 p.m.

  Authorities: Several seriously injured in rollover crash in Hopkins Co.

Several people, including three children, were seriously injured in a rollover crash in Hopkins County.

  Prayer service held at Redbanks facility in Henderson

As a COVID-19 outbreak continues at the Henderson Redbanks Skilled Nursing Facility, concerned residents gathered for a prayer service Wednesday.

  Green River District reports another COVID-19 death & 60 new cases; Hopkins Co. up 19 cases

Kentucky is currently reporting that 76,587 residents have tested positive since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The positivity rate currently stands at 4.21% statewide.

  Owensboro restaurant owner finds creative way to extend outdoor dining

An Owensboro restaurant owner has found a creative way to extend outdoor dining in the cold months of the pandemic.

Candidates for Owensboro City Commission met for virtual forum

Candidates for the Owensboro City Commission met for a virtual forum Tuesday.

  Daviess Co. schools discuss plans if county enters ‘red zone’

Daviess County is on the verge of entering the COVID-19 red zone, although it remains in the orange.

  Grand Jury indicts suspect in Union Co. beating death

A Union County Grand Jury has indicted Isaak “Chase” Hogan on a second degree manslaughter charge.

  Gov. Beshear reports 1,054 new coronavirus cases

he Green River District Health Department is reporting five COVID-19 related deaths and 81 additional cases Tuesday.

Kentucky nursing homes see rise in COVID-19 cases

Record-breaking COVID-19 case numbers continue across the Bluegrass State.

Single mom of 3 says she’s not getting answers from Ky. unemployment office

There are still people waiting and needing financial help from the state more than six months in to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  Monday is last day to register to vote in Indiana and Kentucky, early voting starts Tues. in Indiana

Monday is the last day to register to vote in both Indiana and Kentucky.

Gov. Beshear reports 543 new coronavirus cases

The Green River District Health Department is reporting three more coronavirus deaths and 76 additional cases.

  Hunter airlifted for medical treatment after falling 20 feet in Union Co.

Several crews responded to the Higginson Henry Wildlife Area in Union County on Sunday.

  Brief chase with deputies ends with teen getting several charges in Daviess Co.

The Daviess County Sheriff’s Office says that deputies clocked a vehicle traveling 85 miles per hour in a 55 mile-per-hour zone on the 8500 block of U.S. Highway 431.

  KY shatters weekly record of reported COVID-19 cases

Kentucky is currently reporting that 72,617 residents have tested positive since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

  Tri-State leaders express concerns about rising COVID-19 cases

On Saturday, the Indiana State Health Department confirmed 101 new cases of COVID-19 in Vanderburgh County. In Kentucky, the Green River District Health Department reported 82 additional cases in Henderson County.

  Memorial service held for late sheriff in Muhlenberg Co.

Dozens turned out at Mustang Stadium in Muhlenberg County on Saturday for a memorial service to honor Sheriff Ricki Allen and support his family.

KY Gov. Beshear: Highest single-day number of new COVID-19 cases reported

Kentucky is currently reporting that 72,001 residents have tested positive since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The positivity rate currently stands at 4.74% statewide.

Deputies: Man arrested for marijuana plants in Hopkins Co.

A Hopkins County man is in jail after deputies say he had five marijuana plants.