Henderson County

Education
3:15 pm
Fri January 25, 2013

Work Crews Look for Asbestos in Henderson School

Work crews are checking a Henderson County elementary classroom to see if asbestos is present.

The Gleaner reports South Heights Elementary School was closed Friday as crews came in to take samples from the classroom to test for the contaminant.

It was unclear when students would return to school.

"We don't know how long school will be closed. We will make that determination after the samples come back. We're hopeful that we'll be back in school on Monday, but I can't say that," Assistant Superintendent Marganna Stanley said.

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Regional
7:09 am
Sat August 25, 2012

Weekend Marks the 17th Anniversary of Disappearance of Henderson County Woman

The mother of a western Kentucky woman who vanished in 1995 hasn't given up hope of solving the mystery that has confounded police. Heather Teague was sunbathing at Newburgh Beach in Henderson County when she disappeared.

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Business
8:23 am
Tue July 31, 2012

Big Rivers Electric Customers in Henderson Region Will Get Chance to Sound Off on Rate Increase

The Kentucky Public Service Commission has scheduled public hearings for next month in Henderson and Paducah to get input on a proposal that would raise rates for customers of Big Rivers Electric Corp.

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Politics
1:11 pm
Wed July 25, 2012

Western Kentucky Town Looking for New Mayor After Removal

The Corydon City Council has voted to oust its mayor. Halfway through his term, Larry Thurby faces several accusations, including misuse of city funds.

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