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Posted on: December 7, 2018

Overnight water line repair to close Green Street on Tuesday, Dec. 11

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Henderson Water Utility (HWU) is planning to repair a waterline leak starting Tuesday evening (12/11/2018) and continuing overnight. This time has been chosen to avoid peak traffic times.This work will result in Green Street between Thir...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: December 7, 2018

Conservation practices can help lower utility bills

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 HENDERSON, Ky. – Early season reports from the Kentucky PSC with a forecast for lower utility bills have not held true.

Instead, higher than anticipated costs for natural gas and early cold temperatures are teaming up to indicate that c...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: December 6, 2018

Preston Arts Center hosting Christmas events over next couple of weeks

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Preston Arts Center located on the campus of Henderson Community College will host music, dance and theater focused on the holiday season over the next couple of weeks.

--First up is Anthem Lights this Saturday, Dec. 8. The group presente...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: December 6, 2018

Overnight work zone set for southbound 'twin bridge' through Dec. 21

HENDERSON, Ky. -- Charter Spectrum Cable has a permit for a night work zone lane restriction along the southbound lanes of the U.S. 41 Twin Bridges between Henderson and Evansville with work expected to continue through Dec. 21.

This southbound work zone i...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: December 6, 2018

Veterans exhibit open through December at Depot Community Room

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Remembering Henderson's connection to the attack on Pearl Harbor, on Dec. 7, 1941, the Depot Community Room's 2018 Veterans Exhibit includes an expanded display on Admiral E.H. Kimmel, a native Hendersonian who was Commander of the Pacif...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: December 5, 2018

City Manager experiences disaster relief first-hand

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- When the strongest hurricane to hit the Florida Panhandle devastated cities like Mexico Beach, Panama City and even inland municipalities like Tallahassee in early October, City Manager Buzzy Newman could have watched how relief efforts ...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: December 3, 2018

Santa, elves will answer children's Christmas letters

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HENDERSON, Ky. – In a few days when he leaves for the North Pole to pack his sleigh for his big annual delivery night, Santa Claus will mail a bundle of reply letters from the post office in Santa Claus, Ind., that bears his name.

Santa and his e...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: November 26, 2018

Parks Dept.'s Candy Cane Hunt set for Sunday, Dec. 16

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a Candy Cane Hunt for children ages 3 to 10 on Sunday, Dec. 16, in Atkinson Park at the disc golf course.

Parks Department staff will hide 10,000 candy canes for particip...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: November 21, 2018

Municipal Building is collection point for Goodfellows

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The City of Henderson Municipal Building at 222 First St. will be the collection point this year for the decades-long community holiday project known as Goodfellows.

The change is being made because The Gleaner office, which for years as ...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: November 21, 2018

Scout Troop 301 starts annual Christmas Tree sales project

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Boy Scout Troop 301 has started its annual Christmas Tree sales project. The location is the vacant lot at 330 N. Green St. (just south of railroad tracks between Third and Fourth streets.)

Tree lot hours are:

Monday through Friday, 5 p.m....

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: November 20, 2018

Christmas in the Park opening in downtown Central Park

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HENDERSON, Ky. – The 33rd-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, Nov. 30.

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

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: October 31, 2018

Last 'walking tour' of season to take place at The Depot

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The Depot Community Room's last free walking tour of the 2018 season will be an indoor presentation at the Depot on Saturday, Nov. 3, at 10 a.m.

Local historian Frank Nally will present a historical account of the religious history of Hen...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: November 1, 2018

Property tax discount period ends on Nov. 15

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HENDERSON, KY, Nov. 7, 2018 – Property owners within the City of Henderson have until the end of the business day (5 p.m.) on Thursday, Nov. 15, to receive a 1 percent discount on their 2018 property tax bills.

The 2018 tax bills are due in full ...

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City of Henderson Announcements