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Posted on: May 20, 2019

Trash collection schedule changed for week of Memorial Day

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HENDERSON, KY, May 20, 2019– Trash collection in the City of Henderson and services at the landfill/transfer station will be operating on a different schedule during the week of the Memorial Day holiday.

There will be no trash collection on Monda...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: May 16, 2019

Concrete work in progress on North Elm Street

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The City of Henderson has started major concrete street repairs on North Elm Street. All work is taking place between 5th Street and 8th Street. Crews will work on one block at a time, but whatever particular block they are working on will be clos...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: May 13, 2019

Third-graders decide 'pressing' issue at mock commission meeting

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By DONNA B. STINNETT, City of Henderson Public Information Officer

HENDERSON, Ky. -- The items on the agenda for the “commission” meeting were pressing and controversial.

To be considered:

  • Should everyone be allowed to bring their pets to...
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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: May 9, 2019

New arts season, the 26th, to be announced May 13 by HAAA

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The Henderson Area Arts Alliance will announce the 2019-20 season of events at a special Sneak Preview event on Monday, May 13, at 5:30 p.m.

The event will take place at the Preston Arts Center at 2660 S. Green St. The event includes dinn...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: May 9, 2019

HCHS graduation, other end of school events set

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Henderson County High School graduation has been set for 7 p.m. Friday, May 17, at the Ford Center in Evansville. Doors open to the public at 5:30 p.m.

Seniors will participate in a Graduation Walk on May 16. The Graduation Walk allows gr...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: April 29, 2019

Library parking lot closed; drop box relocated to The Depot parking lot

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Henderson County Public Library has closed its public parking lot until further notice. Library patrons are asked to park along Washington Street, South Main Street, Water Street or around Central Park. Please be aware some parking spots...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: April 26, 2019

PSC: Damage to gas pipelines is at unacceptable levels

FRANKFORT, Ky.  – Just over nine months ago, the Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) assumed responsibility for enforcing the state’s call-before-you-dig law as it relates to natural gas or hazardous liquid lines.

Since th...

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City of Henderson Announcements
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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City of Henderson Announcements
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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City of Henderson Announcements
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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City of Henderson Announcements