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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Mark your calendar for Annual Easter Egg Hunt

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HENDERSON, KY, March 20, 2019– The City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department has set its annual Easter Egg Hunt for Saturday, April 13.

For the Egg Hunt, 10,000 eggs will be hidden in Community Park, 1776 Madison St., in preparation for the 10 a.m....

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: March 19, 2019

Rotary offering scholarship for graduate studies

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Rotary Club of Henderson offers its Jim & Nyla Tillotson Graduate Studies Scholarship of $2,500 for the 2019-2020 academic year to an eligible applicant to be used in an accredited graduate school.

This scholarship has been created through the generosi...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: March 18, 2019

Henderson County High School presents My Fair Lady

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HENDERSON, Ky. --  Beginning Thursday, March 21 through Sunday, March 24 Henderson County High School will present My Fair Lady in the HCHS Auditorium.

My Fair Lady is a musical that tells the story of a Cockney flower girl, Eliza Doolitt...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: March 18, 2019

Henderson County High School presents Broadway and Beyond lecture

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HENDERSON, Ky. --  Henderson County High School presents a free lecture for students and their parents to hear from renowned New York talent scout Peter Sklar.

The Broadway and Beyond lecture will take place on Thursday, March 28 at 6:30p.m. Peter...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: March 14, 2019

Municipal Gas observes Gas Utility Workers' Day

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- On March 18, 1937, the unthinkable occurred in New London, Texas.

A natural gas leak caused an explosion that killed almost 300 students and teachers and became the third-largest disaster to affect the state of Texas.

In remembrance of tha...

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Additional Info... City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: February 28, 2019

Codes, Public Works teaming up to jump-start spring clean-up

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HENDERSON, Ky. --  If it seems like this winter and February’s precipitation have gone on …  and on … and on … for so long that you’re actually anxious for a nice break to get...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: February 28, 2019

Staff to tidy up cemeteries starting March 11

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HENDERSON, Ky. – The City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department staff will begin cleaning up our city-owned cemeteries – Fairmont and Fernwood – the week of March 11 in preparation for spring and the mowing season that...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: February 22, 2019

25th HAAA season includes two sold-out shows, increased ticket sales

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The arts are alive and well in Henderson, Kentucky - and the historic successes of the Henderson Area Arts Alliance's 25th anniversary season are proof.

This season's "silver anniversary" season has already included two sold-out...

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City of Henderson Announcements
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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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: February 15, 2019

First Methodist, OVAL presenting 'Art of Well-Being' exhibit

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HENDERSON, KY, Feb. 15, 2019—Ohio Valley Art League and First United Methodist Church invite artists to enter “The Art of Well-Being” competition as part of the church’s annual Week of Health and Well-Being.

Any arti...

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City of Henderson Announcements
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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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: February 7, 2019

Ministerial Association will host annual Lenten Lunch Series

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The Henderson County Ministerial Association will host its annual series of ecumenical Wednesday services beginning March 13.

Each service takes place at noon on a Wednesday with lunch served by the host church. There will be special serv...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: February 6, 2019

Sled Hockey program to be offered in Evansville

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HENDERSON, Ky. — Sled Hockey will be offered at Swonder Ice Arena in Evansville for any disabled child who is unable to play standup hockey.

Genesis Hockey Development in Evansville is starting a Sled Hockey Program and encourages anyone interest...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: January 16, 2019

Ceremony at library launches Henderson County Schools Sesquicentennial celebration

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By HOLLI MELTON

City of Henderson Administrative Intern

HENDERSON, KY, January 16, 2019— A short ceremony  was held Wednesday afternoon to announce that Henderson County Schools and the Henderson County Public Library have partnered toget...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: January 14, 2019

2019 marks 150 years of public education in Henderson

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The community is invited t...

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City of Henderson Announcements
Posted on: January 7, 2019

VITA tax preparation site to open on Feb. 2

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- The Volunteer and Information Center and United Way of Henderson County will again provide the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.

Last year, volunteers in the VITA program were able to help more than 1,000 people in Henderson...

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City of Henderson Announcements