Content Tagged 'West Liberty'

UPDATE: Morgan Co. Judge-Executive Pleads Guilty To Fraud
Tim Conley of Morgan County was hailed by many as a hero for leading the rebuilding efforts in West Liberty after it was devastated by a tornado two years ago. Conley stood before a federal judge Tuesday and admitted that he used that tragedy for his own personal gain. Video Video
Should Morgan County's Judge/Executive Still Hold Office?
In a federal corruption case, Morgan County Judge/Executive Tim Conley will plead guilty to fraud. He's running the county while on house arrest. Video Video
Rebuilding West Liberty
Two years after a tornado ripped through West Liberty, the city is rebuilding. But this time, the city is hoping for more of an energy-efficient future. Video Video
New Energy-Efficient Homes Will Help West Liberty Tornado Victims
Two years after a deadly, destructive tornado, more help is on the way to West Liberty. The Clinton Global Initiative announced a plan to spend almost $8 million to build 52 housing units for people displaced by the storm. Video Video
Storm Tosses Camper Around With Woman Inside
The anniversary of the devastating tornado that flattened most of West Liberty was this past March. Video Video
Restrictions Eased For Judge-Executive Tim Conley
The restrictions placed on Morgan County Judge-Executive Tim Conley were eased Tuesday afternoon by a federal judge in Lexington. Video Video
Kentucky First Responders Helping Colleagues In Oklahoma
“Those first responders are working non-stop,” Lexington Police Sergeant Jonathan Bastin said about the Oklahoma crews. “So for them to take a chance to cut the tree that's fallen into their garage, they don't have two hours to go do that.” Video Video
Multiple Accidents Reported Across Central Kentucky Saturday Night
Three are injured and one dies in three separate accidents Saturday night.
As West Liberty Comes Back Together; So Does Its Landmark
The March 2nd, 2012 tornado destroyed the town's WWI Memorial. Two Sculptors felt compelled Video Video
West Liberty To Get Its Doughboy Back
West Liberty is about to get its doughboy back. Video Video
West Liberty Comes Together for Memorial
Hundreds gathered at the Morgan County High School for a day of remembrance, a year after the devastating tornado hit West Liberty. Video Video
One Year Later, West Liberty Still Hopeful
Though destruction and empty lots are seen around the tornado-ravaged town, many more buildings show signs of rebuilding. Video Video
Looking Back: One Year After Deadly KY Tornadoes
A killer tornado hit West Liberty one year ago. It's a close-knit town of about 3,200 people nestled in the foothills of the Cumberland Mountains. Video Video
West Liberty Getting $30 Million Facelift
Legislators announced Monday that the tornado-ravaged town would soon be getting $30 million to rebuild city and county centers. Meanwhile, people living in town continue to rebuild, as well. Video Video
Tornado Damaged Morgan County Receives Recovery Money
Governor Beshear on Wednesday announced highway aid that will help resolve a long-standing traffic problem in West Liberty and speed up the community's rebuilding and recovering from last March's tornado.
Morgan County HS Football Inspiring Community
Morgan County High School Football Players inspire the West Liberty community with their undefeated season so far this year. Overcoming a devastating tornado that hit the area in March. Video Video
Rocktopia Comes to Berea
The inaugural hard rock music festival is raising money to help the victims of the West Liberty Tornado. Video Video
West Liberty Visited By Coach Cal, Receives Donations
Coach Cal visited the tornado-ravaged city of West Liberty in an effort to help raise money for rebuilding Friday. Video Video
Healthcare Workers Donate School Supplies
After weeks of collecting, UK healthcare workers have sent school supplies to West Liberty.
West Liberty: Tornado Ravaged Hospital "Re-Opens"
Five months after the devasting tornado, the Morgan County ARH Hospital is fully functional. Video Video
Volunteers Rebuild After West Liberty Tornado
Hundreds of volunteers partnered with Morgan County Long Term Recovery and Habitat for Humanity to help rebuild homes throughout the city. Video Video
West Liberty Man Injured In ATV Accident
State Police said Brandon Bailey was a passenger on an ATV and was injured when he fell off the back. He was airlifted to U.K. Hospital.
Rebuilding After The Tornados In West Liberty
Habitat for Humanity is helping to rebuild the tornado ravaged town of West Liberty. Video Video
West Liberty Man Facing Sex Abuse Charges Involving Minor
State Police accuse a West Liberty man with sexual abuse involving a victim under the age of 12.
West Liberty Bounces Back
The governor has a ceremonious signing of three bills to underscore West Liberty's efforts to recovery from the March 2 tornado. Video Video
Governor To Sign Two Bills In Tornado Damaged West Liberty
Governor Steve Beshear is scheduled to sign two bills into law on Friday in tornado damaged West Liberty in Morgan County. Video Video
The Show Must Go On...
The Towne Cinema Movie Theater in West Liberty was one of many businesses destroyed in the March 2nd tornado...but also one of the most historic. Video Video
West Liberty Raising Money for Movie Theater
The owner of a historic movie theater in West Liberty is raising money to rebuild. Video Video
Funds Approved To Rebuild West Liberty, Morgan Co.
$100,000 in funds are approved to help begin the rebuilding process for the tornado-ravaged area. Video Video
Chick-Fil-A Gives $15,000 To School
A Chick-Fil-A fundraiser raised $15,000 for West Liberty Elementary textbooks. Video Video
Community Helping Save West Liberty Prom
Some Frankfort residents are making sure the prom goes on for many girls in West Liberty. Video Video
Chick-fil-A Raising Funds For West Liberty Students
Twenty percent of Chick-fil-A's sales Tuesday will go to textbooks for students in tornado damaged West Liberty. Video Video
Storm Victims Get T-Shirts
On Wednesday, ABC 36 gave away Solid Blue t-shirts to emergency responders and storm victims in West Liberty. Video Video
Beshear in West Liberty
Governor Beshear made another visit to West Liberty the day after President Obama declared a federal disaster in seven Kentucky counties. Video Video
Snow and Roses in Tornado Clean Up
Tornado salvage, clean up and repair work continued despite a blanket of snow Monday in hard hit areas, including West Liberty. Video Video
West Liberty Prison Untouched By Tornado
A prison, just a mile and a half from the West Liberty tornado path, was untouched on Friday. Video Video
Sen. McConnell Tours Tornado Damage
Senator Mitch McConnell toured West Liberty on Sunday.
Sen. McConnell Tours Tornado Damage
Senator Mitch McConnell toured tornado damage in West Liberty on Sunday.
West Liberty Copes With Tornado Destruction
Communities are dealing with death and destruction across Kentucky after tornadoes and storms ravaged the Bluegrass. Video Video
Gov Beshear: Storm Damage Unlike Anything I've Seen
Governor Steve Beshear surveyed the damage in West Liberty Saturday morning and said it was unlike anything he had ever seen.
19 Confirmed Deaths in KY Storms
At least 19 people are dead and hundreds more are injured in Kentucky after severe storms and tornadoes Friday. Red Cross volunteers and Central Kentucky firefighters are among the search and rescue crews in West Liberty. Video Video
West Liberty: Ground Zero Tornado Damage
At least 2 people are dead and dozens more are injured or unaccounted for after Fridays storms in West Liberty. Video Video
Red Cross Mobilizing Volunteers to Help in West Liberty
The American Red Cross Bluegrass Chapter is mobilizing volunteers to help with disaster relief in West Liberty.
Injuries and Deaths Reported in Morgan County Storms
There are reports of widespread damage, injuries and deaths in West Liberty in Morgan County.
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