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Deep freeze envelops Midwest, even stops the mail

A deadly arctic deep freeze enveloped the Midwest, forcing widespread closure of schools, offices and prompting the U.S. Postal Service to take the rare step of suspending mail delivery to a wide swath of the region because of the cold.

Farmers shocked by condition of crops after week of freeze warnings

This weekend, farmers will continue surveying crop damage after several days of freeze warnings.

Very chilly morning followed by a sunny & seasonal afternoon

Skies will be mostly sunny and the morning fog will start to mix out by late morning, temps will warm into the lower 60's

GOP leader wants to freeze university tuition in Kentucky

The chairman of the Kentucky Senate Republican Caucus wants to freeze tuition and fees at state universities for the next four years.

Power overload during record cold temperatures

Record low temperatures and no heat is not a good combination. Kentucky Utilities says it happened throughout the Bluegrass Thursday morning when people lost their power which in turn made them lose heat.

Salvation Army: Makes Room For Those In Need

Even when near capacity, Lexington's Salvation Army will not turn anyone away.

City Seeks To Help Homeless With Emergency Weather Plan

The city of Lexington will open warming shelters on Wednesday due to severe weather; they are calling this The Emergency Weather Plan.

Imperial Home Trailer Park without Water for Weeks

Some people in Lexington have had little to no water pressure since the beginning of the year.

Wind Chill Advisory Issued for Fayette Co. Thursday

The National Weather Service is warning residents of Fayette County of more frigid wind chills ahead.

Owen County No Longer Under Boil Water Advisory

The Boil Water Advisory causing an inconvenience for several days in Owen County has been lifted.

Manchester Apt Manager Arrested for Leaving Tenants in Cold

A man who operated the Manchester High-Rise is in custody after being charged with leaving 54 disabled and elderly people without power in sub-zero temperatures.

Manchester Apt Manager Arrested for Leaving Tenants in Cold

A man who operated the Manchester High-Rise is in custody after being charged with leaving 54 disabled and elderly people without power in sub-zero temperatures.

Catholic Action Center Needs Coats & Blankets

The Catholic Action Center is hoping that everyone in Lexington and the surrounding areas will dig into their closets, as well as their hearts, to help cloth the growing homeless population.

Catholic Action Center Needs Coats & Blankets

The Catholic Action Center is hoping that everyone in Lexington and the surrounding areas will dig into their closets, as well as their hearts, to help cloth the growing homeless population.

Temporary Warming Facility Opening at Georgetown College

A temporary warming facility is being set up for those who may otherwise be left out in the cold.

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Mercer County delays in-person classes, online begins Sept. 3

Superintendent Dennis Davis had to cast the tie-breaking vote after the four-member board was split 2-2, according to The Harrodsburg Herald.

Madison County pushes back start of school; will begin virtually

The Madison County Board of Education reluctantly on Thursday night voted to push the start of school to September 2, and begin the school year with online learning only.  

Lexington woman questions her positive coronavirus test

A Lexington woman says she believes her rapid coronavirus test was a false positive.

Application deadline set for FCPS Virtual Learning Academy

FCPS students who want to commit to a full semester of online learning only, must apply by noon, Tuesday, August 18.