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    Borax industrial site dedicated during visit by U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell

    The site for the 126.4-acre site formally known as the Borax Property was dedicated on Tuesday afternoon during a visit by U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell. Read on...
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    Library is hosting final sessions of Summer Reading in the Park this week

    It’s the final week to join the Henderson County Public Library for fun in the park this summer: Tuesday in Freedom Park and Thursday in Central Park. Read on...
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    Songfest starts Wednesday, July 27, continues through July 30

    The seventh-annual Sandy Lee Watkins Songwriters’ Festival (aka Sandy Lee Songfest) is set to kick off Wednesday evening, July 27, with four nights of entertainment in three downtown venues. Read on...
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    Hays Boat Ramp temporarily closed

    Hays Boat Ramp located in the City of Henderson’s Hays Park (near Park Field) is closed until further notice until repairs can be made to the boat launch area. Read on...
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    Concrete repairs to street, curb, gutter set to begin Tuesday on Third Street

    A paving project on Third Street between Ingram and Alvasia streets had been delayed because of the need for unanticipated concrete repairs, and that work is set to begin on Tuesday, July 26 Read on...
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    Portions of Merritt Drive, 12th Street to be closed starting Monday, July 25

    Portions of Merritt Drive and 12th Street will be closed starting Monday, July 25, for construction. Read on...
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    Mayor Steve Austin's 'State of the City' address is July 28 at Elks Lodge

    Kyndle, the Rotary Club of Henderson and the Henderson Breakfast Lions will once again partner to host the State of the City luncheon at the Elks Lodge in Henderson. Read on...
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    Habitat ReStore hosting Customer Appreciation Day

    Habitat for Humanity of Henderson is hosting its second-annual Customer Appreciation Day on Wednesday, July 27, and is seeking volunteers for a neighborhood canvass on Aug. 6. Read on...
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    Exhibit of songwriter Buddy Owens' paintings coming to Sandy Lee Songfest

    The Sandy Lee Watkins Songwriters’ Festival, aka Sandy Lee Songfest, is adding an exhibit of paintings by songwriter Buddy Owens that will be on display through the four-day music festival. Read on...
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    Recycling Center hosting Electronics, Appliance/Metal Drop-Off Event

    An Electronics and Appliance/Metal Drop-Off Event is planned for Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Recycling Center, 398 Sam Ball Way. Read on...
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    American Queen docking at Downtown Riverfront, Thursday, July 21

    The schedule can change because of river conditions and other factors, but the Henderson County Tourist Commission Office has announced a series of mid-summer through late fall visits by four different riverboats. Read on...
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    Library looking for high school annuals for historical collection

    The Henderson County Public Library Genealogy Department is looking for copies of high school annuals for its historical collection. Read on...
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    Two more Henderson County schools approved for free lunch program

    Two more Henderson County schools have been approved for the free lunch program, according to a news release from Henderson County School. Read on...
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    Municipal Center drive-thru closed temporarily for canopy installation

    A construction project that will add an extra payment lane and a canopy to the drive-thru at the Henderson Municipal Center has started. Read on...
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    Fire hydrants around Henderson getting cleaned, repainted

    If you've noticed white fire hydrants while driving around Henderson in the past few days, you're not seeing things. Read on...
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    Intersection of Helm/Letcher to become four-way stop

    Motorists should be alert that the intersection of Helm and Letcher streets in Henderson’s East End is going to be converted from a two-way to a four-way stop sometime the week of July 18. Read on...
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    'Ninja Turtles' rescheduled for Free Movie Night on Aug. 3

    Those who were disappointed when severe weather canceled Wednesday’s Free Movie Night at the Downtown Farm & Art Market will be happy to know the film that was planned is rescheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 3. Read on...
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    Tourism's blog post highlights Henderson's Top 10 Pokemon GO stops

    Henderson County Tourist Commission's blog post lights Top 10 places to GO locally with Pokemon GO. Read on...
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    Workforce development program offers scholarships

    The Green River Area Development District workforce development team is offering scholarships to qualified individuals seeking to be trained for jobs in certain high-demand career fields. Read on...
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    Arts Alliance will open new performing arts season on Sept. 10

    A new Henderson Area Arts Alliance performing arts season with music, Broadway tunes, dance and comedy – including one show starring pets – starts Sept. 10, and new season ticket packages are now on sale. Read on...
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    VIC, school system launch back-to-school clothing project

    The Volunteer and Information Center is partnering with the Henderson County Schools Family Resource and Youth Service Centers to identify students in need of back-to-school clothing. Read on...
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    Library seeks experts for its "How-To" Day

    Henderson County Public Library is looking for individuals or groups with a skill they'd like to share with others to participate at a "How-To" Day in the fall. Read on...
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    City wins top United Way award in Bronze level

    The City of Henderson's employees were honored Tuesday morning at a breakfast hosted by United Way of Henderson County as the top contributor at the Bronze Level. Read on...
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    Volunteer and Information Center launches One-on-One program

    Volunteer and Information Center has started a new program that provides referral and information to individuals in need on a one-to-one basis with staff or volunteers. Read on...
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    City receives drop-off box for worn out American flags

    On Flag Day, June 14, the City of Henderson received a Flag Retirement Drop-Off Box to serve as a collection point for American flags that need to be "retired." Read on...
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    Nature trail along Canoe Creek in the works

    Sometime this summer, hiking enthusiasts will have a new place to explore: The Canoe Creek Nature Trail. Read on...
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    Story heroes coming to Freedom, Central Parks in summer program

    Henderson County Public Library will host its summer reading program “Fun in the Park” at two locations this summer where kids can meet the actual story hero being featured that week. Read on...
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    Kyndle's new program for veterans has begun

    Kyndle Warriors, an exciting new workforce initiative, will recruit and match skilled and motivated armed forces veterans with employers in Henderson, Union, Webster and McLean counties. Read on...
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    Delkers gets Sidewalk Dining permit

    Delkers Bar & Music Venue and The Alley joins others offering the great outdoors as part of their establishment. Read on...
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    Planters gets Sidewalk Dining permit

    Planters Cafe & Coffee Bar on Main Street starts sidewalk. Read on...
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    Planners honor, spotlight Henderson's Vision Plan

    The Henderson Vision Plan received a special merit award for “Outstanding Comprehensive Plan” from the Kentucky Chapter of the American Planning Association on May 19. Read on...
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    Downtown Farm & Art Market continuing through summer

    The brand-new Farm & Art Market that’s an extension of the Henderson Farmers Market, opened on Wednesday, June 1, in Audubon Mill Park and it will continue on Wednesday through Sept. 28 (except during Handy Week.) Read on...
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    Henderson recognized as 'Playful City USA'

    For the second consecutive year, the City of Henderson has been awarded the Playful City USA designation from KaBoom!, a national non-profit organization. Read on...
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    Rockhouse @ Wolf's gets Sidewalk Dining permit

    Restaurant at First & Green streets is first of the season. Read on...
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  39. New storm siren operational

    The emergency storm siren located at U.S. 41 and Watson Lane is functional again. Read More
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    Vision Plan goals falling into place at one-year mark

    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 time to check in. Read More
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