Community Campus has received a total of $90,000 in grants to support Engineering and Life Science Academies. Students from five area high schools (Apollo, Daviess County, Owensboro, Owensboro Catholic and Hancock County) participate in Community Campus. The goal is to help students explore high-demand career paths in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) plans to restrict traffic to one lane along KY 3143/Fairview Drive in DAVIESS County starting Thursday, July 24, 2014. The lane restriction at KY 3143/Fairview Drive mile point 1.407 is to allow deck overlay work on the Natcher Parkway Overpass.
The American Red Cross is facing a looming blood shortage, leading to an urgent need for donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve and give. Donations through the Red Cross are down approximately 8 percent over the last 11 weeks, resulting in about 80,000 fewer donations than expected.
Southeastern Parkway, the west bound lane entrance to Landsdowne Subdivision, will be closed from Old Hartford Road to Yewells Landing West, Tuesday, July 22 through Friday, July 24, 2014 for street repairs. Detours will be marked accordingly. Please use caution and attention while driving in this area.
The Green River Area Development District has applied for Safe Communities of America designation. GRADD Executive Director Jiten Shah told the Messenger-Inquirer that the seven county district hopes to meet all the requirements and be awarded I the next six months.