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Paving project to start Tues. on US 60 in Henderson Co.

HENDERSON CO., Ky. (WFIE) - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is set to start paving efforts for US 60/South Green Street on Tuesday. They say the work will be between the cloverleaf and Tilman-Bethel Road. KYTC is asking drivers to be aware of the work zone, expect delays and drive safely...
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JFK Community Center restarts its free Summer Youth Recreation Program

HENDERSON, Ky. (WFIE) - With pandemic restrictions lifting in Kentucky, Henderson’s John F Kennedy Community Center has restarted its free Summer Youth Recreation Program. On Monday, the Center opened to kindergarten through sixth graders looking to keep busy this summer. The program runs from noon to 4 p.m. Monday through...
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Lady Raiders blank Henderson County to advance at state tournament

LEXINGTON – The Warren East softball team is back in the quarterfinals of the state tournament after a 5-0 win Monday over Henderson County at John Cropp Stadium. Pitcher Emma Markham held Henderson County's offense in check, and Warren East used a big sixth inning to pull away and move on in its quest for the program’s first state title.
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Union, Henderson Co. Schools lift mask-wearing requirements

KENTUCKY (WFIE) - Public schools in Union and Henderson Counties both declared that students and staff will be no longer required to wear masks. Union County Public Schools made the announcement Sunday on the district’s Facebook page, stating the decision was made after Gov. Andy Beshear signed an executive order that lifted COVID-19 restrictions.
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1-year-old saves lives through organ donation after dying alongside his mom in crash

HENDERSON, Ky. (KAKE) – It's been just over a week since a car crash that claimed the lives of two adults, a baby boy and two dogs. One man lost everyone in his household. Stephen Schaefer lost his wife, 24-year-old Braelen Schaefer, and their 1-year-old son, Weston, along with two corgis. WFIE reports Braelen was driving Weston and the dogs home in Henderson County, Kentucky, on June 4. According to state police, she crossed the median and hit an oncoming car head-on.
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2 people arrested after chase in Union Co.

UNION CO., Ky. (WFIE) - Two people wanted out of Henderson County were arrested after a chase in Union County. The sheriff’s office says Clinton Caldwell took off when they tried to pull him over. The chase ended on Upper Main and Monroe Street in Uniontown. Deputies say they were...
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Henderson Fairgrounds Damaged – Do You Recognize These Vehicles?

In the evening hours on Wednesday, June 9th several vehicles were captured by security footage at the Henderson Kentucky Fairgrounds. While it is not unusual to have vehicles there, as the parks department keeps one of the gates unlocked to allow people to use the grounds to walk the trails or play with their children in the park (before dark), these vehicles are suspected of being up to something more nefarious.
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Henderson Fairgrounds Grass Vandalized

The Henderson County Fairgrounds staff is looking for answers. "What they did last night, whoever they were, they messed up the grass area and our parks department works hard to keep that looking good," said Parks and Events Coordinator, Theresa Childers. Around 7 p.m. Wednesday night, a trail of cars,...
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Henderson Co. Detention Center jailers receive statewide honors

HENDERSON, Ky. (WFIE) - Honors were doled out for Kentucky jailers on Wednesday night, and Henderson County has two of the best. Henderson County Detention Center Jailer Amy Brady was named the Kentucky Jailers’ Association Jailer of the Year, while Deputy Jailer Billy Carter was awarded as Deputy Jailer of the Year.
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FEMA Closing Two Mass Vaccination Centers in Kentucky

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is closing its two COVID-19 vaccination centers in Kentucky on Thursday, June 10. In April, FEMA opened military-run vaccination clinics in Henderson and Laurel counties, both rural areas with lower vaccination rates at the time. The clinic at the Henderson County Cooperative Extension Agency was...
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Lyons headed to state for first time

HOPKINSVILLE — The Lyon County baseball team has earned its first state tournament berth in program history. The Lyons (28-7) are headed to Western Kentucky University on Saturday for a 1 p.m. semi-state matchup with Owensboro Catholic (32-5) after their 6-0 win over Henderson County in Monday’s Second Region Tournament championship game.
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Free Henderson Covid Vaccine Clinic Ending Thursday Evening

A free COVID-19 vaccine clinic is getting close to wrapping up as tomorrow at 6:00 p.m. will be your last chance to come down to HWY351 to the FEMA community vaccination center in Henderson. Shots have been given out at the Henderson County Cooperative Extension building and officials say it’s...