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Posted on: April 16, 2019

Town Hall Work Session on Fairness Ordinance set

HENDERSON, Ky. – A Town Hall Work Session for discussion about a Fairness Ordinance to be considered by the City of Henderson Board of Commissioners has been scheduled for Monday, May 6.

The work session will take place starting at 5:30 p.m. in t...

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

JFK Community Center hosting World Powerlifting Championships

HENDERSON, Ky. -- The American Drug Free Powerlifting Federation The American Drug Free Powerlifting Federation will be hosting the International Single Event World Powerlifting Championships at the John F. Kennedy Community Center from June 7-9.

These cha...

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Posted on: April 15, 2019

Annual Fair Housing Luncheon set for April 25 at Denton Shelter

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HENDERSON, Ky. – The latest information about fair housing and disability issues will be the focus of the annual Henderson Fair Housing/Employment Luncheon on Thursday, April 25.

The luncheon will be sponsored by the Henderson-Henderson County Hu...

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

W.C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival announces 2019 lineup

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The music lineup for the 29th annual W.C. Handy Blues and Barbecue Festival was released earlier this week by the festival planning committee.

This year’s artists will perform on stage in Audubon Mill Park on the Henderson river...

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Posted on: April 15, 2019

Tri-Fest taking place a little later this year

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HENDERSON, Ky. For one weekend each April, beginning in 1987, Main Street is shutdown from Washington Street to Third Street and food booths and carnival rides take the place of where cars would typically be parked.

Henderson residents, along with many out...

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Posted on: April 12, 2019

OVAL's annual Kitchen Tour will take place on Saturday, April 27

HENDERSON, Ky. -- The 14th-annual Ohio Valley Art League Kitchen Tour has been set for Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Five kitchens are featured on the tour with a chef on site at each one to serve a sample of a recipe.

Other events throughout t...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: April 7, 2019

City's Arbor Day Celebration set for Friday, April 26

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The City’s Arbor Day Celebration organized by the Parks Department has been set for 4 p.m. Friday, April 26.

The ceremony, which includes announcing the winners of the Arbor Day coloring contest as well as winners of a new essay...

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Kentucky Living opens voting for 'Best in Kentucky' awards

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Last year in Kentucky Living Magazine’s “Best In Kentucky” competition, Henderson County collected several honors, including Best Festival for the W.C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival as well as Best Win...

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Posted on: April 6, 2019

Library hosting 'Food for Fines' in celebration of National Library Week

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HENDERSONY, Ky. –   The Henderson County Public Library will host the “Food for Fines” program in celebration of National Library Week in April.

“Food for Fines” will run from Saturday, Apr...

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

Depot's guided walking tours starting new season

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- John James Audubon’s wife, Lucy Bakewell Audubon, was a powerful and extraordinary woman who coped resourcefully with the demands of a difficult situation and worked tirelessly to aid her husband in his landmark work, &ldqu...

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Posted on: March 25, 2019

Henderson County High School seeking volunteers for senior projects

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HENDERSON, Ky— Henderson County High School is seeking community members who would like to volunteer their time to attend senior project presentations.

Each year seniors from Henderson County High School give 10-minute presentations based on research about...

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Posted on: February 20, 2019

Henderson County Public Library expansion plan proceeds

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HENDERSON, Ky.  – This spring, the Henderson County Public Library District will begin an expansion and renovation project that will add more than 18,000 square feet to the existing 21,600 square feet space to provide increased library ...

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Depot wants your 'favorite teacher' stories for sesquicentennial exhibit

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Everyone knows teachers influence students in large and small ways. In 1887, Henderson teacher Mary Towles Sasseen’s class at Center Street School presented a program featuring songs, poems, and essays about motherhood. This program became the f...

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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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