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$300,000 grant awarded to Breathitt County museum board

Grantee will use the funding to renovate historic site for industry development.

Fire lights up night sky, destroys home

Fire late Monday night.

Residents of 11 rural counties urged to apply for funds

County residents could get up to $1,000

Over $5 million in economic development projects is awarded to eastern Kentucky counties

Three Eastern Kentucky counties celebrate $5.09 million in funding for three economic development projects in Knott, Perry, and Breathitt counties.

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. 

Two people dead in Breathitt County crash

Kentucky State Police are investigating a Breathitt County crash that has left two people dead. 

Grants announced for projects in eastern Kentucky

Officials say they've gotten preliminary approval for funds to support two projects in eastern Kentucky.

Car Crash Kills Beloved Breathitt Basketball Coach and Husband

Funeral arrangements have now been announced for a husband and wife killed in a car crash this weekend.

“Turn Around Don’t Drown” signs being installed in five east Kentucky counties

"Turn around, don't drown." That flood safety warning will be seen on bright yellow signs around several Eastern Kentucky counties, thanks to a cooperative effort between the National Weather Service and local Emergency Management.

Rand Paul to hold Town Halls across Eastern KY

On Monday, March 28th, and Tuesday, March 29th, U.S. Senator Rand Paul will hold Town Hall events in Eastern Kentucky.

State agency approves acquisition of Public Gas Co.

Kentucky Frontier Gas LLC is expanding again with the purchase of Public Gas Co.

Controversial Jesus portrait gets colorful company

Faced with a complaint over a hand-drawn portrait of Jesus that has hung on a county courthouse wall for decades, a judge executive has gotten other artists to fill the wall with original art depicting everyone from Snow White to MSNBC television host Rachel Maddow.

Federal officials approve I-69 addition in Kentucky

State and federal officials have dedicated 40 miles of newly designated Interstate 69 in western Kentucky.

FEMA: Deadline for Kentucky storm survivors

Monday is a crucial deadline for kentucky storm survivors needing assistance.

Rockslide in Breathitt Co. closes Walmart

Breathitt Co. Emergency Management says a rockslide in Breathitt Co. damaged the Jackson Walmart, and that the store will not open as a result.

Breathitt County man sentenced to 13 years in prison for manslaughter

On Friday a Breathitt County man was sentenced to 13 years in prison for manslaughter.

UPDATE: Three in court, from Breathitt County kidnapping case

Police in Jackson say they've arrested everyone involved in a kidnapping that started early Friday morning.

One dead in Breathitt Co. collision

A man is dead after his car hit a stopped tractor trailer in Breathitt Co.

UPDATE: Suspect in Custody Following Owsley County Shooting/Stabbing

State Police said Joshua Hensley, 28, of Booneville, assaulted his wife with a knife and shot a man in the back who tried to intervene Thursday afternoon in Owsley County.

KSP: 1 Stabbed & 1 Shot Multiple Times in Owsley Co.

State Police are currently investigating a stabbing and shooting in Owsley County. They tell us a woman was stabbed and a man was shot multiple times Thursday afternoon.

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More than $16 million in disaster aid provided so far in Kentucky

Breathitt, Clay, Estill, Floyd, Johnson, Lee, Magoffin, Marin and Powell counties may be eligible for assistance

UPDATE: Name released of Lexington police officer involved in Derby Day shooting

Lexington Police Officer Franklin Epley is on administrative assignment, which is standard procedure anytime an officer is involved in a shooting.