Kentucky News

  Heritage Christian School among 9 religious schools in support of lawsuit against KY Gov. Beshear

Nine religious schools, including one in the Tri-State, plus more than a thousand Kentucky parents have filed briefs in support of Attorney General Daniel Cameron’s lawsuit against Governor Andy Beasher’s order banning in-person instruction.

  Owensboro police investigating after home hit with bullet

  Different COVID-19 testing options & the best ways to get your results

  Ohio Co. schools bus drivers to start food deliveries with move to virtual learning

  Kentucky schools move to virtual learning Monday

  KY shatters weekly record for COVID-19 cases as Thanksgiving holiday draws closer

  Daviess Co. Sheriff’s Office searching for man involved in theft case

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  Gov. Beshear urging Kentuckians to follow new COVID-19 restrictions

  Volunteers make beds for family in need

  Officials: High rate of failing grades among OPS students attributed to pandemic

KY confirms another daily record in COVID-19 cases, new restrictions take effect

  Retirement parade held for Henderson superintendent

  ’Landon’s Hope’ feeding those in need this Thanksgiving in Sebree

  Daviess Co. Public Library to reduce open hours

They say because of this reduction in staff, the library will temporally reduce open hours.

  Henderson Community College to move courses online in response to COVID-19 pandemic

Henderson Community College (HCC) will be moving to virtual learning starting on Monday.

  Owensboro Catholic Schools to reluctantly comply with Gov. Beshear’s orders

Owensboro Catholic Schools plans to move to virtual learning Monday, school officials announced on Thursday.

  KY Gov. Beshear recommends virtual services for houses of worship

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear issued a new recommendation for houses of worship, requesting them to hold virtual services starting Friday.

  COVID-19 hospitalizations currently low in Ohio Co.

  Job fair for the homeless held in Owensboro

3 arrested after police chase that started in Muhlenberg Co.

WiFi hotspots added at 7 volunteer fire stations across Daviess Co.

  Henderson police investigating shooting that sent 1 to hospital

Hotspots available in Union Co. for students needing WiFi

Food giveaway happening Thursday in Henderson Co.

There’s a food giveaway in Henderson County Thursday.

  Henderson Co. Judge-Executive weighs in on Gov. Beshear’s new restrictions

The vast majority of Kentucky counties are in the red, including Henderson County.

  Daviess Co. teacher spreads joy with pies

With Daviess County Schools going back to virtual learning abruptly Friday, a Hager Preschool teacher wanted to spread some joy Wednesday morning.

  Students, staff gather to say goodbye to Henderson superintendent

Henderson County Schools rallied together Wednesday for a socially distanced goodbye to Superintendent Marganna Stanley.

  KHSAA votes to start basketball season in January

The Kentucky High School Athletics Association voted to start the basketball season, as well as other winter sports, Jan. 4.

  Owensboro businesses get creative ahead of Gov. Beshear’s new restrictions

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear is expected to announce new COVID-19 restrictions Wednesday.

  DCPS hosts ‘stuff the turkey’ drive to help families in need

Anyone can drop off some non-perishable food items, along with hygiene and personal care products.

  Daviess Co. Monument Relocation Committee votes on recommendations

The Daviess County Monument Relocation Committee has voted on their recommendation to present to the Daviess County Fiscal Court.

  Police identify 2 people killed in Owensboro fire

Kentucky State Police are investigating a fire that has now killed two people in Owensboro.

  Henderson schools going virtual for at least 2 weeks

For the two weeks of November 23rd and November 30th, all Henderson County Schools will utilize non-traditional instruction (NTI)

  Hopkins Co. Health Depart. changing contact tracing policies

The health department is now directing those who have tested positive to notify their contacts.

  Tri-State has deadliest day since pandemic started

Coronavirus death tolls shatter in parts of the Tri-State.

  Tri-State hospitals provide capacity updates

With COVID-19 hospitalizations on the rise, 14 News checked in with small hospitals in our area to see how their numbers were stacking up in terms of ICU beds available, staffing and PPE.

  OPD searching for missing man

The Owensboro Police Department is trying to find a missing man.

  Muhlenberg Co. reports 36 new COVID-19 cases

The Green River District Health Department reported 13 COVID-19 related deaths and 214 new cases.

  Hopkins Co. Schools to stay with virtual learning until after winter break

Hopkins County Schools will stay with nontraditional learning for at least the remainder of the semester.

Lane restrictions set for Tues. on Blue Bridge

Kentucky transportation officials are informing motorists of lane restrictions on Owensboro’s Blue Bridge.

Traffic Alert: Ramp closures planned for U.S. 60/U.S. 41 for slide repairs

Kentucky Transportation officials say there will be ramp closures in Henderson, beginning Tuesday, Nov. 17 for slide repairs.

  Thelma B. Johnson Early Learning Center going virtual

Due to an increase in staff quarantines at Thelma B. Johnson Early Learning Center, school officials say non-traditional Instruction will be utilized for the remainder of this week and the week of November 23.

  Henderson Co. schools to pause winter sports due to COVID-19

Henderson County Schools are taking a timeout on winter sports.

  Ohio Co. closes off county buildings to prevent spreading COVID-19

Ohio County leaders have closed off county buildings, like the courthouse, to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Dispatch confirms shots fired run in Henderson was a false report

They now say it was a false report.

Boil advisory in effect for some Nebo Water customers

There is a boil advisory in effect for some Nebo Water customers in Hopkins County.

  Blue Angels fly into Owensboro to scope out plans for 2021 air show

The city of Owensboro tells us that the Blue Angels are in town Monday morning to scope out plans for the 2021 air show.

7 men charged in Operation Gabbi Doolin

Seven men were charged following an operation named after a 7-year-old who was murdered in Allen County, Kentucky.

  Muhlenberg Co. health officials report 23 new COVID-19 cases

The Green River District Health Department reported 72 new COVID-19 cases.

No meal delivery this week for McLean Co. Schools

McLean County Public School officials say they will not be delivering meals to homes this week.

  Daviess County Public Library giving away Thanksgiving meals

The Daviess County Public Library is looking to give away meals to three families in need for Thanksgiving this year.

  Dawson Springs Schools switching to virtual learning this week

The Dawson Springs Independent School System announced that in-person learning has been temporarily suspended due to COVID-19 concerns.

  North Middle School moving to non-traditional instruction on Mon.

North Middle School in Henderson County will transition to non-traditional instruction starting on Monday.

Augenstein wraps up memorable weekend at 2020 Masters

Augenstein ended his Masters weekend at 3-over par, tied for 55th place with three-time Masters champion Phil Mickelson.

  Man accused of shooting wife at Sturgis home

Authorities say a woman was sent to the hospital after getting shot in the chest in Union County on Sunday.

  Dog killed in Greenville trailer fire

Muhlenberg County officials say a dog was killed in a trailer fire that broke out in Greenville early Saturday morning.

  Gov. Beshear urging Kentuckians to follow safety guidelines after state breaks weekly COVID-19 record

Kentucky is currently reporting that 137,586 residents have tested positive since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The positivity rate currently stands at 8.88% statewide.

  High winds leave several customers without power in Tri-State

High winds are causing power outages throughout the Tri-State.

  Officials: 2 hospitalized after car drives off road in Henderson Co.

Authorities are investigating a single-car crash in Henderson County.

KY breaks daily record in COVID-19 cases for 2nd straight day

Over the last four days alone, more than 11,500 COVID-19 cases and 68 deaths have been confirmed throughout Kentucky.

KY announces single-day record high for COVID-19 cases, deaths

Friday’s COVID-19 report is the highest single-day total for new cases and deaths in Kentucky.

  Arrest made in connection to Waverly shooting

U.S. Marshals have arrested a man in connection to a shooting in Waverly last week.

  Baptist Health in Madisonville not allowing visitors for most patients

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, Baptist Health in Madisonville is modifying visitor rules.

  Redbanks reports zero active COVID-19 cases among residents

Officials with Redbanks Skilled Nursing Center in Henderson are reporting zero active COVID-19 cases among residents.

Central City cancels weekend Christmas events

Because of the new recommendations, special events that had been planned, like carriage rides, live music, and a visit by Santa, have been canceled.

Some McLean Co. students return to in-person learning

Some McLean County students are heading back to in-person learning Friday.

  Muhlenberg Co. Schools switching to virtual learning Monday

School officials say they are seeing a rise in students and staff needing to quarantine.

  Historic committee moving forward with plans to build Union soldier monument in Hopkins Co.

The Hopkins County Historic Courthouse Monument Committee met Thursday afternoon, seeking to quell public opinion about the Confederate statue that currently sits on the courthouse lawn.

  Hancock County Public Schools staying virtual through Nov. 24

Hancock County Schools Superintendent Kyle Estes made the announcement Thursday evening, saying the school district had a significant number of staff members in quarantine.

  110 new cases reported in Green River District; Hopkins Co. up 52 cases

The Green River District Health Department reports 110 new COVID-19 cases.

Kentucky high court upholds governor’s powers to fight virus

The court’s decision comes amid Kentucky’s worst outbreak of the virus.

Food giveaway being held at Henderson Co. Fairgrounds

There’s a food giveaway happening Thursday in Henderson County.

Union County Schools transitions to remote learning starting Thursday

The Union County Public Schools alerted families Wednesday that students and staff will switch to virtual learning, starting on Thursday morning.

  Daviess Co. monument relocation committee narrows choices down to 2 options

The Confederate monument on the Daviess County Courthouse Lawn is a step closer to being relocated.

Augenstein set to make Masters debut

The Owensboro native will tee off at 10:16 CST on Thursday.

KY surpasses 1,600 total COVID-19 deaths

Kentucky is currently reporting that 127,346 residents have tested positive since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The positivity rate currently stands at 8.12% statewide.

  Owensboro Health takes in COVID-19 patients from other hospitals

Inside Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, health officials are seeing an uptick in COVID-19 patients.

  Owensboro Public Schools moving to virtual learning

Owensboro Public Schools are moving to virtual learning due to rising COVID-19 cases.

Daviess Co. Schools going virtual

Because of rising COVID-19 cases, Daviess County Schools say they will also go virtual.

  City of Madisonville holds virtual Veterans Day ceremony

The city of Madisonville will broadcast a special Veterans Day ceremony on Facebook Wednesday morning.

Police: Man arrested on gun charges at Henderson Co. Community College

A Henderson man was arrested Tuesday after being found carrying a gun at Henderson County Community College.