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From broadband to emergency vehicles, grants help Floyd, Johnson counties

USDA  Rural Development Kentucky State Director Hilda Legg announced the grants of  $178,399.

AG: Judge signals intention to block governor’s virus order

A Kentucky judge signaled that he intends to sign an order blocking all of Gov. Andy Beshear's emergency orders stemming from the coronavirus outbreak, the state's attorney general said Friday.

Pulaski cases tied to church, schools weigh graduation, other decisions

All but one Pulaski coronavirus case tied to church, schools remind parents about school work.

Deadline extended for energy-assistance program

Kentucky River Foothills Development Council, Inc. is encouraging all vulnerable households to apply for the crisis component of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program.

Students start move, UK Prez sends special message; UK approves child care for health care workers

Contract needed to make sure UK health care workers have child care available.

Funding released to help repair flood-damaged roads, bridges

Federal officials have released emergency funds to help repair roads and bridges damaged by flooding last month in Kentucky.

Everyone urged to sign up for CodeRED after deadly Nashville tornadoes

In the wake of deadly tornadoes that claimed more than 20 lives in Tennessee Monday night and early Tuesday, emergency managers are encouraging everyone to sign up for a life saving tool.

Anderson County fire crews prepare for flooding emergencies

With the potential for flooding from persistent rain this week, the Anderson County Fire Department is prepared for water emergencies.

City of Lexington activating its emergency winter plan

The city of Lexington is responding to the cold weather by activating its emergency winter plan.

City of Lexington activate emergency winter plan

The city of Lexington activated its emergency winter plan.

E-911 director says more dispatchers are needed

Lexington's 911 dispatchers say they need help keeping the city safe.

Outdoor emergency siren testing in Lexington Wednesday

Lexington Emergency Management will test its network of outdoor warning sirens on Wednesday at 10 am.

Emergency road aid funds awarded to several Ky counties

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced on Tuesday several county Fiscal Court's will be awarded emergency road aid funds.

Emergency road money awarded to the City of London

The state announced on Tuesday that London will receive $30,000 in emergency road money.

Texting 911 service now in Anderson Co.

A new service in Anderson County will allow people who live in the area to text 911 during an emergency.

Legislation aimed at improving patient care passes unanimously through house

The Kentucky State House unanimously passed House Bill 64, which would make it easier for patients to access life-saving medication in emergency situations.

16 states sue Trump over emergency wall declaration

California and 15 other states filed a lawsuit Monday against President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.

UPDATE: Water service restored to customers in Hazard

Water service was restored Wednesday to the last remaining customers who had been without since last week in Hazard, according to city officials.

Emergency weather plan activated in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – According to city officials, the Office of Homelessness Prevention & Intervention Emergency Weather Plan has been activated due to the...

Council member donates wound kits to support safety at Frederick Douglass

Council member Angela Evans has donated 32 wound control kits, equipment that helps control bleeding in an emergency, to Frederick Douglass High School.

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Weather causes delays, postponements for Friday night high school football

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) - A mixture of COVID-19 and inclement weather caused for dozens of high school football games across central KY to get...
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Some haunted houses open despite state recommendation

Haunted house attendees say it's possible to have fun while being safe.

Woman missing since getting out of jail a month ago

Susan Larson hasn't been seen or heard from since September 24, according to the Franklin County Sheriff's Office.