Posted on: November 22, 2017

City manager Russell Sights names acting Police Chief

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HENDERSON, Ky. --  A 17-year veteran of the Henderson Police Department has been named to fill a vacancy that will occur when Chief Charles “Chip” Stauffer’s retirement goes into effect on Dec. 1.

Lt. Jason M. Hargitt...

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Posted on: November 22, 2017

VITA program looking for volunteers to prepare tax returns

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Henderson County's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is looking for volunteer to help with the preparation of income tax returns in the spring.

Last year, volunteers in the VITA program were able to help nearly 1,000 people i...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: November 21, 2017

Christmas in the Park will open with Tree-Lighting Ceremony on Dec. 1

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HENDERSON, Ky. – The 32nd-annual Christmas in the Park celebration in downtown Henderson’s historic Central Park will officially open with the tree lighting ceremony at 6 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 1.

There are more than 15,000 lights in the ...

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Posted on: November 20, 2017

Boy Scout Troop 301 Christmas tree fundraiser has begun

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Boy Scout Troop 301 has opened it annual Christmas Tree Fundraiser. This year the Christmas tree lot is located at the corner of First and Green streets in downtown Henderson.

Hours of operation are: 5-7 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-7 p.m....

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Posted on: November 20, 2017

Traffic patterns about to shift on U.S. 41 'Twin Bridges'

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The Indiana Department of Transportation announces an imminent shift in traffic pattern for Phase One of the Fix for 41 Project.

Contractors anticipate finishing up pavement striping on the southbound Ohio River Bridge by the end of the d...

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Posted on: November 17, 2017

Fifth Street closed on Nov. 21 for HWU work, Second Street to have lane restriction on Nov. 22

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HENDERSON, KY, November 17, 2017– Two major thoroughfares in the City of Henderson will have traffic restrictions next week for work by the Henderson Water Utility.

Fifth Street will be closed between Adams and Pennell streets on Tuesday, Nov. 21...

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Posted on: November 16, 2017

U.S. 60 bridge at Spottsville to close for repairs on two weekends

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has set the dates for two weekend closures of the U.S. 60 Green River Bridge at Spottsville.

The contractor plans to close the bridge the weekend of Dec. 1 and the weekend of Dec. 8 for...

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Posted on: November 15, 2017

Poinsettia Tree project under way at Preston Arts Center

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Preston Arts Center on the campus of Henderson Community College has launched its annual project to construct a "poinsettia tree" in the Scott Foyer at the center.

The 12-foot tree is displayed in the foyer during the holiday se...

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Posted on: November 14, 2017

Traffic signal to go into service at Garden Mile/Airline Road

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has completed construction on a new traffic signal along Kentucky 812/Airline Road at the Garden Mile Road/Sam Ball Way intersection in Henderson County at the east edge of Henderson, ...

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

Thanksgiving holiday altering trash collection, other services

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HENDERSON, Ky. – The Thanksgiving holiday will alter work schedules for trash collection, Parks Department offices, Henderson Municipal Center and the recycling center.

There will be no trash collection on Thursday or Friday, Nov. 23 and Nov. 24....

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Posted on: November 11, 2017

GRADD office offers services for veterans

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OWENSBORO, Ky. -- The Green River Area Development District's Veteran-Directed Home and Community Based Services gives Veterans of all ages the opportunity to receive the Home and Community Based Services they need in a consumer-directed way.

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Posted on: November 7, 2017

Henderson County Recycling sets it holiday season schedule

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Henderson County Recycling has announced its schedule for the holiday season.

The Center will be closed on Friday, Nov. 10, and Saturday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day. It will resume normal business hours on Monday, Nov. 13.

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Posted on: November 7, 2017

Veterans Exhibit on display at Depot Community Room

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The Depot Community Room’s Military Veterans Exhibit 2017 has now opened to the public.

This year’s exhibit includes World War I artifacts, and a display honoring World War II U.S. Navy pilot Lieutenant Robert J.O. Smi...

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Posted on: November 7, 2017

City has new vendor for online, automated phone payments

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HENDERSON, Ky. – The City of Henderson has changed the third-party vendor that handles online and automated phone service payments which will result in cost-savings for those customers who prefer that method of payment.

The online service will be...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: October 25, 2017

Autumn leaves are starting to fall so it's time to collect them

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HENDERSON, Ky. – Autumn leaves are starting to fall, and the City of Henderson’s Public Works Department will soon start vacuuming leaves that have been raked to the edge of the street.

The Henderson Water Utility reminds property owner...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: October 24, 2017

New traffic signal being installed at Garden Mile/Airline Road intersection

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has started construction on a new traffic signal on Kentucky 812/Airline Road at the Garden Mile Road/Sam Ball Way intersection in Henderson County.

The intersection has been the site o...

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Posted on: September 12, 2017

Ohio River Sweep poster contest now open to entries

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Students in grades K-12 are invited to design a poster for the 29th-annual Ohio River Sweep.

Two posters will be used to create promotions materials for the next Ohio River Sweep, which is Saturday, June 16, 2018.

Prizes will be awarded to...

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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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