Henderson County Family Court judge suspended following disciplinary cases
HENDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (WEVV) — A Family Court judge in Henderson County has been suspended from his role. An order from the Kentucky Bar Association says that Family Court Judge David Curlin was "indefinitely suspended from the practice of law, effective September 30, 2023." According to the order, Curlin's...
Henderson County patrol vehicle destroyed in roadside wreck
A deputy was making a traffic stop Saturday morning when a passing vehicle crashed into his from behind, “causing the patrol unit to become airborn.”
Northbound U.S. 41 down to one lane
HENDERSON, Ky. (WEHT)- According to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, the northbound direction of the of Twin Bridges will be reduced to 1 lane. The closure is necessary so that KYTC crews can make final preparations to the northbound bridge to accommodate 3 lanes. KYTC says the traffic shift to allow two lanes of travel in […]
Henderson County to see rolling roadblocks
HENDERSON, Ky. (WEHT)- This weekend in Henderson County, drivers can expect more potential delays in their commute. On Sunday, October 1, Big Rivers Electric will be installing power lines along the interstate and will use a rolling roadblock to do so. This work will take place beginning around 7:00 a.m. about a mile south of […]
WATCH: Ride along as we check out the new southbound lane on the northbound U.S. 41 bridge
HENDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (WEHT) – Crews working on the U.S. 41 bridge have now opened a southbound lane on the northbound bridge to traffic. You can ride along and check out the new lane in the video above.
Special Weather Statement by NWS
Target Area: Ballard; Carlisle; Daviess; Fulton; Graves; Henderson; Hickman; McLean; Union. Locally dense fog is expected to persist until sunrise due to clear skies, calm winds, and recent rainfall. This fog may cause reduced visibility, especially in western Kentucky, southern Illinois, and southeast Missouri. Drivers should be cautious and prepared for rapidly changing visibility. However, conditions are expected to improve significantly after sunrise.
Special Weather Statement by NWS
Instruction: If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building. Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms and may lead to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning by NWS
Instruction: For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. A severe thunderstorm warning is still in effect until 8:15 PM CDT for Vanderburgh, northeastern Posey, and north central Henderson counties. As of 7:53 PM CDT, two severe thunderstorms were identified near Blairsville and Kasson, moving east at a speed of 25 mph. The storms bring the potential for 60 mph wind gusts and hail the size of half dollars. A recent observation near Poseyville reported hail the size of nickels. The anticipated impact includes damage to vehicles from hail and potential damage to roofs, siding, and trees from strong winds. The affected locations encompass Evansville, Henderson, Melody Hill, Darmstadt, Blairsville, and Kasson, including sections of Interstate 69 between Mile Markers 1 and 3, as well as between Mile Markers 14 and 19. The observed maximum hail size is 1.25 inches, and the radar indicates a maximum wind gust of 60 mph.
Henderson County Judge Executive to address Twin Bridges delays
Henderson County Judge Executive Bradley Schneider took to Facebook to address the delays on the Twin Bridges and any possible changes.
Local leaders addressing traffic impact of lengthy inspections on Twin Bridges
HENDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (WEVV) — Officials in Henderson County are looking to address recent work on the Twin Bridges that has had a major impact on traffic. As we reported, crews with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) began inspection work on the bridges Monday, causing partial closures and slowing the flow of traffic.
Crews to install crossover with 3 lanes on NB Twin Bridge to alleviate traffic backups
HENDERSON, Ky. (WFIE) - Tuesday marked day two of a bridge inspection on the southbound Twin Bridge. Henderson County Judge Executive Brad Schneider said at the Fiscal Court meeting Tuesday morning that transportation leaders had a meeting to review the situation and figure out how to make it better. As...
Henderson County Lady Colonels Power Past Christian County
The road was not a kind place to be for the Christian County Lady Colonels Monday night. The Lady Colonels traveled to the northern end of the 2nd Region for a matchup against Henderson County. Turned out the northern Lady Colonels would have the better of things in this one,...
IN WFO PADUCAH Warnings, Watches, and Advisories
WFO PADUCAH Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Wednesday, September 27, 2023. ...A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of southwestern. Vanderburgh, southern Posey, northwestern Henderson and northeastern. Union Counties through 745 PM CDT... At 706 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near. Mount Vernon, moving east at 30...
‘We ought to fix:’ Kentucky crime victims aren’t getting automatic court notifications
Kentucky crime victims are no longer getting automated notifications regarding their cases, Henderson County Attorney Steve Gold told members of the Interim Joint Committee on Judiciary Thursday. The Victim Information and Notification Everyday or VINE system has proved “an essential life saving tool for victims of crime” in the past,...
Henderson County Schools receives Kentucky Department of Education grant money
HENDERSON, Ky. (WEHT)- The Henderson County School District is happy this morning, thanks to a $600,000 grant from the Kentucky Department of Education. The money comes from the Stronger Connections Grant Program, which is intended to promote local school in their plans to create safe, healthy and supportive environments. Henderson County is one of 28 […]
Henderson County Coroner's Office seeking information from public
HENDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (WEVV) — The Henderson County Coroner's Office is asking for the public's help with a recent case. According to the Henderson Police Department, the coroner's office is looking for information from the public on a Henderson County resident. Anyone with information on 76-year-old Ruth Bonner of...
HCPL expands mobile book deliveries to Henderson County Schools
HENDERSON, Ky. (WFIE) -Wednesday morning the Henderson County Public Library is breaking boundaries and expanding it’s reach to the Henderson County School system. The public library already offered mobile book deliveries for specific places in the community, like apartment buildings and nursing homes. Library officials say bringing it to...
KYTC Will Hold Interviews For Black History Enthusiasts Next Week
Local history enthusiasts are invited to a meeting on Tuesday, September 26 at 6 PM in the Henderson County Library. It will be held by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc. The organizations are working to develop a historic context addressing segregation and the ascent of the...