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State of Emergency declared in eastern Kentucky due to flooding

The governor declared a State of Emergency for eight counties and three cities in southeastern Kentucky due to flooding.

Bell wins Xfinity race in Sparta

SPARTA, Ky. (AP) - Christopher Bell passed Justin Allgaier with 17 laps remaining and held off Daniel Hemric to win the 300-mile NASCAR Xfinity...

President declares disaster in 22 Kentucky counties

Governor Matt Bevin says he has received notification Thursday that President Donald Trump has declared a disaster in several Kentucky counties. 

Southeastern Kentucky experiences severe flooding

"A long heart-wrenching" 24 hours" is how the Harlan County Judge-Executive described the flooding.

In Frankfort, Badges Ring Bells for Salvation Army

Police in Frankfort got out in the cold on Monday, to help raise funds for the Salvation Army as bell ringers.

Southeastern KY Farmers May Be Eligible for Drought Aid

A release from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) says that farmers in 10 southeastern Kentucky counties may be eligible for federal aid under an agricultural disaster declaration issued as a result of the ongoing drought throughout the Commonwealth.

Sheriff: Boys tried to steal from gym, end up working out instead

A pair of would-be thieves gave up midway through robbing a gym, and decided to work on their physique instead, according to the Bell Co. Sheriff.

UPDATE: Two men arrested in Marathon robbery

Lexington police say two men were arrested in connection to an early morning gas station robbery.

State Rep. Leslie Combs decides not to seek re-election

Another veteran Kentucky House Democrat has decided not to seek re-election this year.

Mother arrested on child endangerment charges in Bell Co.

A woman was arrested in Bell Co. Tuesday after deputies say they found her living with two children in deplorable conditions.

Clark Co. Salvation Army looking for bell ringers

If you're looking for a way to participate in the giving season, the Winchester Salvation Army Unit could use your help.

Authorities say man shot, killed in restaurant parking lot

Authorities say a man was shot and killed in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant in Louisville.

2 districts to receive rebates to help replace diesel buses

Two Kentucky public school districts are getting some help with replacing older diesel school buses.

U.S. Marshals, Lexington Police arrest man in homicide

Martaveus L. Bell Jr. has been arrested in connection with a November 2014 homicide.

Bell damaged by 2009 courthouse fire gets new home

A 150-year-old bell that survived a fire that heavily damaged a historic southern Indiana courthouse has a new home on the courthouse's lawn.

Nearly 150 Participants Show Up for 5K Glow Run/Walk in Somerset

Organizers of the second annual Dollars for Scholars 5K Glow Run/Walk reported a record number of registered participants for the recent event, as 143 lined up to support the Rogers Scholars program.

Escaped Bell Co. Inmate Captured in Pulaski Co.

The Sheriff's Office in Pulaski County said it located an escapee from the Bell County Forestry Camp.

Former Teacher Admits She Bit Toddler

A woman accused of biting and spanking a 15-month-old child in August has pleaded guilty on revised charges of fourth-degree assault, according to the News Journal in Whitley County.

Sheriff: Laurel Co. Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest

The Laurel County Sheriff's Office said a traffic stop on South Laurel Road resulted in the arrest of a man wanted in Bell County.

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Only one new coronavirus case as Fayette Jail

Only five test results remain out.

Cinemark Fayette mall XD has reopened

The Cinemark Fayette mall XD reopens Friday, August 14. The theatre says this reopening is an expansion of the Company’s test-and-learn process, which is instrumental in defining the training, communication, and implementation of all cleaning and sanitization protocols and new technology.

Rural families without internet face tough choice on school

Issue is very real in many parts of Eastern Kentucky.

UPDATE: Court hears high-stakes Kentucky ‘historical racing’ case

Machines are big casino attraction, revenue producer.