Posted on: January 20, 2017

Library to host author Johnnie Williams on Saturday


HENDERSON, Ky. -- The Henderson County Public Library will host local author Johnnie R. Williams on Saturday for a program and book-signing.

Williams will discuss his latest book, "A Pursuit of Summits," from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. It  written and photograp...

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Posted on: January 19, 2017

High water could push deer up onto U.S. 41 near Audubon Park, 'Twin Bridges'


HENDERSON, Ky. -- The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is advising motorists to be alert for deer attempting to cross U.S. 41 near Audubon State Park at Henderson.

The Ohio River at Evansville is expected to crest this weekend at about 38.8 feet.  ...

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Posted on: January 18, 2017

This month marks 80th anniversary of the 1937 flood


HENDERSON, Ky. -- Does it seem like it has rained a lot lately? Does the Ohio River seem a little high?

Eighty years ago this month, local folks may have been thinking the same thing. And then things kept getting worse, and worse and worse.

When the rains s...

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

Kyndle sets 'Fourth Friday Networking Luncheon' for Jan. 27


HENDERSON, Ky. -- Kyndle will host its next "Fourth Friday Networking Luncheon" on Jan. 27.

This month's event will take place in the Kyndle Training Room. Kyndle is located at 136 Second St. (The Soaper Building) in Suit 500.

Lunch will be provided by...

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Posted on: January 16, 2017

Library offering eight-week session of 'Beginning Bridge'


HENDERSON, Ky. -- The Henderson County Public Library will offer "Beginning Bridge," for eight weeks on Tuesdays and Thursdays, starting Jan. 17.

The clasess will meet from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the library rotunda. Henderson resident Joseph Hendon will tea...

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Posted on: January 15, 2017

State website shines tourism light on August's total solar eclipse


With only seven months left before much of Western Kentucky becomes the epicenter of the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse, the Kentucky Department of Travel and Tourism has created a webpage to enhance the visitor experience and inform guests of what to expect...

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Posted on: January 14, 2017

Audubon Beekeepers Association 'Bee School' set for March 4


HENDERSON, Ky. -- Audubon Beekeepers Association will host its annual "Bee School" on Saturday, March 4, at the Henderson County Extension Expo Center.

Keynote speaker will be Debbie Seib, treasurer of the Beekeepers of Indiana.

Vendors at the event will be...

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

City commissioners receive board, committee assignments

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The first meeting on Jan. 9 of a new term of the Henderson Board of Commissioners resulted in appointments to various boards and committees.

Also, a resolution was passed appointing Commissioner Bradley S. Staton as mayor pro tem. Staton ...

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Police Department promotes six officers on same day


HENDERSON, Ky. -- It was historic day at Henderson Police Department on Monday, Jan. 9, as a promotions ceremony was held for six officers.

Chief Chip Stauffer said it was the largest number of same-day promotions in recent memory. A large number of family...

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Posted on: January 9, 2017

Input sought on Community Public Transportation Needs survey


HENDERSON, Ky. -- A survey is being conducted through Jan. 31 to develop a list of transportation needs of individuals with disabilities, seniors, youth and individuals with limited incomes in Vanderburgh, Warrick and Henderson counties.

The survey can be ...

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Posted on: December 31, 2016

2017 is here. Get your events added to Community Calendar


HENDERSON, Ky. -- It's the time of the year when we think about turning the page on the calendar -- and getting ourselves organized for a brand new year.

And if you have events that your organization is hosting in 2017, it's also a good time ...

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Posted on: December 30, 2016

Hamilton family launches Sandefur Foundation fund


HENDERSON, Ky. -- As the Hugh Edward Sandefur Training Center celebrates its 50th year, a Henderson family has stepped forward to secure its sustainability for the next 50 years and beyond.

Curt and Emily Hamilton have started the Hugh Edward Sandefur Foun...

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Posted on: December 26, 2016

Ohio Valley Art League announces exhibit list for 2017


HENDERSON, Ky. -- Ohio Valley Art League has announced its scheduled of exhibits and special events for 2017.

Here's the schedule:

Exhibits in Citi Center Gallery

Feb. 7-April 1: "Native American Collection"

April 6-June 1: "Lomography," Kim Luttrell


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Posted on: December 25, 2016

Downtown Partnership sets its events calendar for 2017

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Downtown Henderson Partnership has set its calendar of events for 2017, starting with a Valentine's Day Chocolate Walk and ending with Taste of Christmas.

Some event dates are subject to change, so stay up to date throughout the year...

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Posted on: December 9, 2016

Eagle Watch Weekends available at Kentucky State Parks


FRANKFORT, Ky. – Eagle Watch Weekends, a unique Kentucky State Park tradition, will be offered once again in January and February 2017.

The park system will sponsor this wildlife-watching opportunity as bald eagles gather around the major lakes of we...

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Posted on: April 15, 2016

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Posted on: April 15, 2016

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Posted on: April 29, 2016

New storm siren operational

HENDERSON, KY, April 28, 2016– The emergency storm siren located at U.S. 41 and Watson Lane is functional again.
The unit was damaged by high winds late last fall and has been out of service. City officials determined that it was not feasible to repair, ...Read More

Posted on: April 29, 2016

Vision Plan goals falling into place at one-year mark

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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 definitely not been a report that’s been ...Read More