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UPDATE: Governor Beshear recommends schools mask up this fall

The governor recommended requiring all students and adults to wear masks as the positivity rate and hospitalizations go up.

Fayette County reports Friday as most single day cases since February

The seven-day rolling average is up to 56 cases, the highest since March 4.

More closures scheduled for Sulphur Well Pike/KY 39 bridge project

The closures are a result of the progression of the Bridging Kentucky Program's bridge replacement project.

Kentucky Humanities awards over $800,000 to COVID-impacted organizations

Kentucky Humanities ARP Grants provide funding to museums, archives, historic sites, and other nonprofit cultural agencies impacted by the pandemic.

Eddy Montgomery to serve as Director of the Office of Special Prosecutions

Montgomery most recently served as Commonwealth’s Attorney for the 28th Judicial Circuit until his retirement.

Morgan County Sheriff’s K9 unit receives body armor donation

The vest was donated by Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., a non-profit organization.

North Oldham schools to receive over $1.8 million to improve traffic safety

The announced funding will be used to design and construct new turning lanes on KY 1793 to reduce traffic backups.

UPDATE: Power has been restored to Berea after large outage

Berea Utilities lost one phase of the transmission line feeding the city, resulting in the power outage.

Early morning Lexington car theft turns into shooting

The robbery happened at Kenesaw Drive around 1:30 a.m. Monday morning

Three African American historic sites receive $150,000 to help with preservation

The National Trust for Historic Preservation announced that 40 grants totaling over $3 million will be distributed nationally.

Highway 127 Yard Sale kicking off early

Vendors at the nearly 700-mile long sale begin setting up and selling on July 29 and will sell until Sunday, August 8.

State Labor Cabinet reminds of dangers of heat illnesses

Heat illnesses can affect anyone, regardless of age or physical condition.

Authorities searching for missing Danville woman

Hayley Jasper has been missing since May 7.

Glenview Trust Company to expand market with new Lexington office, new jobs expected

The office is expected to open in Fall 2021 with additional staff to be hired.

Pipe work in Morgan County to close section of KY 134

The pipe installations will affect traffic from July 26 through July 28.

Line break in Lincoln County results in boil water advisory

Close to 450 customers in the McKinney Water District area are affected by the line break.

Fire crews in Lawrenceburg fight storage unit fire

Once on the scene, crews found a working fire in a large storage unit building with heavy smoke.

Fayette County’s new superintendent issues optimistic statement on first day

Dr. Liggins showed his appreciation towards the community, his focus on making the district the best it can be and the importance of coming together.

London Police searching for theft suspect

Anyone with information is asked to contact London authorities.

Kentucky Lottery sales and winnings records shattered

Lottery proceeds to the Commonwealth fund a variety of college scholarship and grant programs, including the popular KEES scholarship