Posted on: March 27, 2017

Sparky stars in new Fire Department video safety series

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HENDERSON, Ky. – The Henderson Fire Department has launched a new project in collaboration with the Henderson County Schools to create a public safety video series called “Hey, Sparky.”

The goal of the series is to answer questions that e...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Kyndle to host legislative review breakfast

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Kyndle will host the 2017 Legislative Review Breakfast on April 3.

The 7:30 a.m. event will take place at the Big Rivers Electric Training Facility, located adjacent to the Big Rivers parking lot at Third and Main streets. Local legislato...

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Posted on: March 23, 2017

New community group's 'Great War' activities kickoff March 23

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Over the next year and a half, “Henderson and the Great War,” a project spearheaded by several local citizens and underwritten by the Friends of the Henderson County Public Library, will commemorate local and national involvement in Worl...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

Henderson Municipal Gas offering excess flow valve option

HENDERSON, Ky. -- Henderson Municipal Gas would like to take this opportunity to notify homeowners and small commercial business owners that installation of an Excess Flow Valve (EFV) on your property’s existing natural gas service line is an op...

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

Two emergency warning sirens malfunctioning

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Two emergency warning sirens on the city’s system are malfunctioning because of a communications issue that is known and is being worked on, according to Henderson Fire Chief Scott Foreman.

The sirens are located near Community Park...

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

Henderson Vision Group accepting entries for a community art project

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The Henderson Vision Group is still accepting entries for a community art project. Here are the details:

Call for Entries

Artist ideas for Henderson Gateway Design

The Henderson Vision Group is seeking artistic renderings depicting ideas fo...

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Posted on: March 19, 2017

First Guided Walking Tour of season focusing on 130th anniversary of Mother's Day

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Long before it was named a national holiday in 1914, the first public observance of Mother’s Day in the United States was held 37 years earlier on April 20, 1877, by local teacher Mary Towles Sasseen and her students at the Cen...

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

City preparing action plan for FY 18 Community Development Block Grant funds

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The City of Henderson will hold four public hearings later this month to solicit from citizens and local service agencies ideas for the expenditure of Community Development Block Grant funds in the next fiscal year.

The City is in the pro...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Buzzy Newman resigns as assistant city manager

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- William L. “Buzzy” Newman has announced his resignation as the City of Henderson’s assistant city manager.

Effective May 1, Newman will transfer to the Henderson Water Utility as director of field operations.

After spendi...

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Posted on: March 13, 2017

Schedule a tour of HWU for your school or organization

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Henderson Water Utility is offering free plant tours for schools, clubs, groups or organizations. To schedule, call 270-826-2824.

Tours are available at the north water treatment plant at 510 N. Water St. and at the north wastewater treat...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

'Fresh Perspective' open exhibit to be hosted by Audubon Museum

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Henderson Society of Art will host its open art exhibit “A Fresh Perspective XXV” starting in April.

The opening reception and awards ceremony is set for 5:30 p.m. April 18 at John James Audubon State Park Museum. The exhibit ...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Ministerial Association Lenten Lunch Series continues March 29

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The Henderson County Ministerial Association is hosting its annual series of Wednesday Lenten Lunch Services.

The services begin at noon and different churches take turns hosting. There are special services during Holy Week taking place o...

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

Kyndle seeks nominations for Distinguished Citizen

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Kyndle is seeking nominations for its 2017 Distinguished Citizen to be presented on Thursday, May 11. The annual event will start with a social hour at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 6 p.m.

The nomination form can be downloaded at the Ky...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

Annual Spring Cleanup Week set for April 24-28

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- We’ve had a little hint of spring weather. So now is the time to clean up your yard and garage and collect unwanted items for Spring Cleanup Week.

This year’s Spring Cleanup Week is set for April 24-28. This service within...

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

10,000 eggs up for grabs in City's Easter Egg Hunt on April 8

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The City of Henderson's Parks and Recreation Department will host a free community Easter Egg Hunt on April 8 at Community Park.

There will be 10,000 Easter eggs hidden for the hunt. The hunt is for children ages 3 to 10 years old an...

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Outside agency funding requests forms available on web site

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The City of Henderson is accepting funding requests for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2017, and ending June 30, 2018.  Please submitt all of the required information, including attachments. Incomplete requests will not be co...

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Posted on: February 6, 2017

Food truck application form now available on City web site

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The application form for obtaining a Mobile Food Vending License to do business on certain City of Henderson properties is now available on the City’s web site, www.CityOfHendersonKy.org.

The application form can be found under the ...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Henderson Habitat now accepting applications for homebuilds

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Habitat for Humanity of Henderson will accept applications for Habitat homebuilds for 2017 and 2018 through March 31.  

Due to overwhelming community and grant support in 2015-2016, Henderson Habitat was able to build four homes in ...

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

Tax season is here, Henderson VITA site is now open

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Free Tax Preparation starts Saturday, Jan. 28, at Housing Authority of Henderson.

Saturday hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program has also extended its afternoon hours during the week. The tax preparation s...

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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