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    JFK Center offering free summer youth program

    The John F. Kennedy Community Center will offer a free summer youth program starting Tuesday, May 30. Read on...
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    Flowers, remembrances allowed in cemetery through June 4

    In observance of Memorial Day, Cemetery officials of Fernwood and Fairmont Cemeteries are allowing placement of flowers on burial spaces beginning Friday, May 26, and they may remain until Sunday, June 4. Read on...
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    Audubon Kid Zone hosting 'Summer Sizzler' series

    Audubon Kid Zone will kick off a weekly series of events called “Summer Sizzler” this Thursday, May 25, at the corner of Powell and Letcher streets in Henderson’s East End. Read on...
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    Atkinson Pool opening for Memorial Day weekend

    In observance of Memorial Day, the John F. Kennedy Community Center and the City of Henderson Parks administrative offices will be closed on Monday. The Atkinson Pool will be opening for the season, weather permitting, on Saturday, May 27. Read on...
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    Hays Boat Ramp closed until repairs can be made

    With the Memorial Day weekend just ahead and the start of boating season here, please be aware that Hays Boat Ramp located in the City of Henderson’s Hays Park (near Park Field) is closed until repairs can be made to the boat launch area. Read on...
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    Recycling Center changing its hours, closing for Memorial Day weekend

    Starting May 30, Henderson County Recycling center will be changing its hours of operation. Read on...
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    Memorial Day Service set for Monday in Central Park

    With more than 5,100 memorial crosses to provide the backdrop, the annual Memorial Day observance hosted by the Henderson War Memorial Foundation is scheduled for Monday, May 29, in Central Park. Read on...
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    Community Band starting rehearsals for July 4 concert

    The Henderson Community Band directed by Paul Metzger is starting rehearsals this Thursday, May 25, to prepare for its annual Fourth of July Concert. Read on...
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    Bookmobile expanding summer schedule to include some local parks

    The Bookmobile service of the Henderson County Public Library is altering its schedule this summer to include some stops that it doesn't normally make when school is in session, including some City of Henderson parks. Read on...
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    Milling, paving, patching starting on City streets

    Over the next two to three weeks, motorists will see milling, paving and patching projects on a number of City streets. Read on...
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    Memorial Day to alter trash collection schedule

    Trash collection in the City of Henderson and services at the landfill/transfer station will be operating on a different schedule during the week of the Memorial Day holiday. Read on...
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    HCC offering free 'soft skills'-related classes over next several weeks

    A follow-up to a "soft-skills" workshop offered recently by Kyndle, Henderson Community College and Workforce Solutions will offer a series of courses in three locations now through September. Read on...
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    City Finance Department earns distinction for FY2017 budget

    The City of Henderson’s Finance Department and Director Robert Gunter have received an award for the City’s budget presentation from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). Read on...
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    Henderson recognized as 'Playful City USA' for third year

    For the third 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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    HPD participating in 'Click It or Ticket' enforcement campaign

    As summer kicks off and families hit the road for vacations, the Henderson Police Department is reminding motorists to Click It or Ticket. Read on...
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    OVAL hosting 'Art on the Vine' art fest and sale at Farmer & Frenchman

    An event called "Art on the Vine" that is an art festival and sale is coming to Farmer & Frenchman Winery on June 24. Read on...
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    GRITS offering transportation to Owensboro unemployment office

    Following the closure of the local office of Kentucky Career Center at Second and Water streets in February, Green River Intra-County Transit System (GRITS) now offering daily transportation from Henderson to the Owensboro Career Center regional office. Read on...
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    Downtown Partnership launching 'First Friday' series

    Downtown Henderson Partnership is launching its "First Fridays" series this Friday, May 5 at The Depot/Audubon Mill Park. Read on...
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    Farmers Market at Fairgrounds opening for the season

    Although a couple of local growers have gotten an early start, the Henderson Farmers Market will officially open for the season on Tuesday. The market is located at the Cates & Porter Pavilion located at the Henderson County Fairgrounds. Read on...
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    Handy organizers looking for volunteers for 27th-annual festival

    Organizers of the W.C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival are looking for volunteers for their 27th-annual event. Festival dates are June 14-17. Read on...
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    Awards presented in 25th-annual 'A Fresh Perspective' art exhibit

    Henderson Society of Art has presented awards in the 25th-annual "A Fresh Perspective" art exhibit now on exhibit at the John James Audubon State Park Museum. Read on...
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    Henderson Flash to open June 2; host families still needed

    Henderson Flash, a summer collegiate baseball team, will report for duty in late May, and team owner/president Clay Bolin is still in search of host families to house the players. Read on...
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    W.C. Handy Festival announces lineup for 2017 festival

    The Henderson Music Preservation Society Inc. has announced its main stage lineup for the 27th-annual W.C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival. Read on...
  24. 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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