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Henderson, Kentucky’s coal-fired power plant provided among the lowest electricity rates in the country for its residents just two years ago, according to data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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Audubon Metals is expanding it’s plant in Henderson with a more than $8 million dollar investment. 


The Kentucky Department of Education will wrap up a series of town hall meetings tonight in Henderson. Education leaders have been soliciting feedback on a proposed accountability system to measure student proficiency.

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A training center for adults with disabilities in Owensboro is consolidating services at its Henderson location in February. The Sandefur Training Center has been a workshop where adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities work on a variety of basic production projects for local companies.

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A man has been sentenced to three years in jail for driving through a Memorial Day cross display in western Kentucky. 

The Gleaner reports 28-year-old Anthony Burrus of Henderson was sentenced Monday on charges of criminal mischief and leaving the scene of an accident. 

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Just days before the 75th anniversary of Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor, a western Kentucky community has unveiled a statue in honor of the commander-in-chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet. 

The Gleaner reports the bronze statue of Rear Admiral Husband E. Kimmel was dedicated Saturday in his hometown of Henderson. 

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A Henderson man will appear in court Wednesday after being charged with vandalizing the city’s Memorial Day display.

Police say 27-year-old Anthony Burrus drove his car through a display of more than 5,000 crosses in the city’s Central Park early Saturday morning.

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A Henderson man is among 58 individuals who had their prison sentences commuted by President Barack Obama Thursday. 

A man has been burned after an explosion ripped through a Henderson house.

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A failed vote on a fairness ordinance in Berea this week isn’t the first time such an ordinance has failed.

Murray Human Rights Commission Chair Jody Cofer Randall said despite a Henderson ordinance’s passage in 1999 the City Commission rescinded it within 18 months after community outcry.