Posted on: April 19, 2018

PSC reminds Kentuckians to call 811 before you dig

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Apr. 19, 2018) – With the arrival of warmer weather, homeowners, contractors and others are getting outside to work on projects that have been on hold through the winter. This increase in excavation activity is usually accompanie...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: April 17, 2018

Lane restrictions on northbound 'twin bridge' planned for April 19

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to restrict northbound traffic to one lane on the U.S. 41 Twin Bridges between Henderson and Evansville on Thursday, April 19.

Northbound traffic will be restricted to one lane to...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: April 16, 2018

Former IBT sanctuary building to be demolished on April 21

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HENDERSON, KY, April 17, 2018 – Hazex Construction, a contractor for the City of Henderson, will demolish the former Immanuel Baptist Temple sanctuary on Saturday, April 21.

Starting at 6 a.m. Saturday and during the demolition/cleanup, motorists...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: April 10, 2018

Sidewalk project on Sand Lane expected to start Friday, April 13

HENDERSON, KY, April 10, 2018 – In a project tentatively set to begin Friday, April 13, the City of Henderson and Knight Contracting and Excavating Inc. will be installing a new sidewalk with curb and gutter on the south side of Sand Lane/Kentuc...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: April 12, 2018

Henderson hosting events during Ohio Valley Birding Festival

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Spring time is arguably the best time of year to experience wildlife. After a long winter, many winged species are actively building new nests and tending to their new offspring. This allows bird enthusiasts to observe some great bird ac...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: April 15, 2018

Ladies Tea, Chautauqua performance coming to Audubon Park on May 12

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Ladies are invited to attend a traditional Spring Tea Party at John James Audubon Museum on Saturday, May 12.

The 11 a.m. event will feature hors d'oeuvres with tea and fine music bu Keith Vincent.

Attendance fee is $15, and pre-registrati...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: April 14, 2018

Audubon Adventure Days Family Festival set for Saturday, April 28

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- John James Audubon State Park will host the Audubon Adventure Days Family Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 28.

This family-friendly festival will showcase the State Park and the fascinating life of John James Audubon.

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: April 11, 2018

Friends of Audubon celebrating artist/naturalist's 233rd birthday on April 26

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Joyeux anniversaire, M. Audubon!

Members of the Friends of Audubon are invited to a birthday party in celebration of John James Audubon’s 233rd birthday from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, April 26. To mark the special occasion, the Frie...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: April 10, 2018

Garden Club of Henderson sets its bi-annual Garden Tour for June 16

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The Garden Club of Henderson will host their Bi-Annual Garden Tour on Saturday, June 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The host gardens are as follows:

Ron and Debbie Faupel, 1135 N. Main St. — This hilltop home offers many ideas for ga...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: April 9, 2018

Tri-Fest weekend just around the corner, set for April 20-22

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Henderson's first festival of the season is coming up on Friday-Sunday, April 20-22. The Tri-Fest hosted by the Henderson Breakfast Lions Club will offer the usual array of food booths, carnivals rides and games, live entertainment, athl...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: April 6, 2018

Library hosting informational meetings about expansion project

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Henderson County Public Library will host informational meetings later this month to discuss its expansion plans.

Public information sessions are scheduled for noon and 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24, and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 29. Libra...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: April 8, 2018

Missoula Children's Theatre returning this summer, producing 'Snow White'

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Henderson Area Arts Alliance will bring back Missoula Children's Theatre this summer for a week-long residency that will result in a performance of "Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs."

An audition will be held for students in grad...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: April 5, 2018

Summer jobs at Atkinson Pool available

HENDERSON, Ky. -- The City of Henderson has summer jobs available at Atkinson Pool. Workers are needed to serve as lifeguards, cashiers and concession workers.

Applications are available online at www.cityofhendersonky.org or at the Human Resources office ...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: April 5, 2018

Historic Downtown Walking Tour series starts April 7

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The Depot Community Room will start is series of first-Saturday-of-the-month walking tours on Saturday, April 7.

The tours takes place each month through November and depart from The Depot, 101 N. Water St., at 10 a.m.

In addition, the Com...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: April 6, 2018

OVAL Kitchen Tour set for April 28

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HENDERSON, KY. -- Ohio Valley Art League has set its annual Kitchen Tour event for Saturday, April. 28.

The tour, which runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., will feature five homes/kitchens with a chef preparing food samples for guests at each location.

The five ho...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: April 2, 2018

OVAL hosting reception for "New Paintings" exhibit

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Ohio Valley Art League is hosting a reception on Thursday, April 12, for an exhibit at Preston Arts Center Galleries titled "New Paintings."

The exhibit features 22 works of artist Josh Gipson. It will remain on exhibit in the G...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: March 28, 2018

ORX69 project offices set series of "Community Conversations"

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The Ohio River Crossing project office is continuing its series of "Community Conversations" this month and next.

The events are designed as open house and are intended to give citizens an opportunity to talk with the project te...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: March 28, 2018

Spring Cleanup Week set for April 23-27

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HENDERSON, Ky. – Spring is here 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 23-27. This service within the city is for resident...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: March 26, 2018

Handy Festival announces its 2018 music lineup

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The music lineup for the 2018 W.C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival has been released.

This award-winning festival, one of the large free blues festivals in the nation, will be celebrating its 28th-annual event. Thous...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: March 26, 2018

Henderson County Recycling planning waste tire collection

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Here's your early notice that Henderson County Recycling is planning a waste tire collection event on May 31, June 1 and June 2.

The collection site is at Henderson County Recycling, 398 Sam Ball Way just off Airline Road, but tires can b...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: March 19, 2018

'Depicting A Story' exhibit opening with reception at OVAL gallery

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Ohio Valley Art League will host an opening reception for its new exhibit "Depicting A Story" on Thursday, March 22, at the OVAL Gallery in the Citi-Center.

"Depicting A Story" is an invitational exhibit that highlight...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: March 20, 2018

Henderson County Schools will host Prime Time Family Reading Program

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Henderson County Schools will host Prime Time Family Reading Program March 20-April 24.

Prime Time Family Reading targets children ages 5 to 10 in a six-week series of reading and discussion programs and includes sessions on fairness, gre...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: March 6, 2018

'A Fresh Perspective' exhibit coming up at Audubon Museum

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Henderson Society of Art is inviting artists to enter their original works of art for the 26th-annual juried exhibit "A Fresh Perspective."

The exhibit will be presented at John James Audubon State Park Museum from April 17 to J...

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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

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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

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