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Wednesday, February 24, 2021
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Bright horizon ahead for city, Mayor says in SOCC address

aNNUAL UPDATE ON THE CITY DONE VIRTUALLY.

UPDATE: Road closed by flooding in downtown Cynthiana

Some people living on Oakland Road in Bath County couldn't cross due to high waters. 

State has up to $38 million available for utility help

Federal Funding will help Kentuckians offset the financial impact of COVID-19

Two People Dead Following Perry County Fire

A death investigation is underway in Perry County.

Jail group pushes performance-based funding

Legislation would save money, association says.

Home damaged by fire while family is away on vacation

A home was heavily damaged by fire on Thursday while the family was out of town on vacation, according to Jessamine County firefighters.

Incarcerated fathers dance with daughters at Woodford County Detention Center

Non-violent offenders were able to meet their daughters on the red carpet for a night of fun at Woodford County Detention Center Saturday.

KSP investigate murder in Harlan County

Harlan County, KY.-- State Police in Harlan County investigating a murder. Troopers say Saturday morning just before 9:00 they responded to a shooting off Shope...

UPDATE: Shooting, robbery suspect killed in fiery Bourbon County crash identified

The Bourbon County Sheriff's Office says a suspect they were pursuing died in a crash Sunday night on Highway 57 in Bourbon County.

Man arrested in Carroll County on Florida murder warrant

State Police say they arrested a man in Carroll County Wednesday evening, who is wanted for murders in Florida.

Teacher election upset leaves many wondering what’s to come in November

Many are calling it one of the biggest upsets and most telling races of Tuesday's primary election, Rockcastle County teacher Travis Brenda's victory over Jonathan Shell, Kentucky's republican house majority leader.

Ohio County man arrested in child sexual contact case

An Ohio County man was arrested Monday, accused of having inappropriate sexual contact with a 15-year old girl, according to State Police.

Thousands of county employees worried about future of pensions

It is a story that hits thousands of Kentuckians right in the pocketbook. People count on having a pension when they retire, but the state's pension system is in crisis and will run out of money in the next five years, according to the state.

Woodford Co. Woman’s Club – Spring Garden Tour

The 2017 Woodford County Woman’s Club Spring Garden Tour and Plant Sale -- a fundraiser to support the Woodford County Coats and Shoes for Kids Project and other Woodford County Charities -- will feature seven wonderfully diverse gardens in Versailles and Woodford County.

Daily inmate fees to help pay for overcrowding at the Madison County Detention Center

The Madison County Detention Center has been overcrowded for years but the judge executive has a plan to take the cost burden off taxpayers.

Police chase ends in standoff that closes I-75 for hours

People were stranded on I-75 for hours this afternoon as law enforcement negotiated with 35-year-old Jason Shipwash of Bourbon County who led them on a 30-plus mile chase down I-75 ending in a guns-drawn standoff in the middle of the interstate.

KSP identify body found in Laurel Lake

State police are investigating after a fisherman found a body in Laurel County Lake.

Clark Co. Animals Shelter needs supplies after fire

The Clark County Animal Shelter is asking for donations after a fire.

Lexington Mayor’s budget includes major investments in public safety

Lexington’s Mayor Jim Gray has proposed his budget for next year.

Suspicious packages close some Kentucky court buildings

Officials say some public buildings in southwestern Kentucky have been blocked off after suspicious packages were found at a county courthouse and two justice centers that house courtrooms and judicial offices.

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KY Senate passes bill to study racial gaps

Legislation to address racial inequalities and focus on opportunities has advanced to the Kentucky House.

Bridge closed on KY 636 in Shelby County

Structure closed until further notice.

CHI Saint Joseph Health names Cincinnati native new CEO

Will also serve as president of Saint Joseph Hospital, Saint Joseph East
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Bus driver shortage: Some FCPS students may have to hold off on in-person learning

The district says nearly 900 students will have to continue learning remotely due to a shortage of bus drivers.