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Kentucky Power makes donations to more groups

$36,000 goes to help with coronavirus relief

Some people in eastern Kentucky still without power one week after storm

Many Leslie County are still without power a week after a powerful storm hit eastern Kentucky.

UPDATE: Numbers down to 4,000 without power, estimates given

Kentucky Power released new estimates Thursday night when the utility expects to get all the power back on in eastern Kentucky.

15,000 still without power, most in Knott, Leslie, Letcher, Perry, Pike

Almost 26,000 Kentucky Power customers are in their third day without electricity, the utility said Wednesday.

Thousands of people in Eastern Kentucky still without power 48 hours after strong winds

As of Tuesday, April 14th at 8 p.m. Kentucky Power says approximately 32,000 customers are still without power after strong winds late Sunday night, April 12th. 

More than 39,000 still without power as of 10 a.m. Tuesday

More than 39,000 Kentucky Power customers remain without power in counties east and southeast of Lexington, even with more than 500 personnel working on repairs, the utility said during its 10:30 a.m. update Tuesday.

Floyd schools change meal service, more than 42,000 still without power

As of late Monday night, more than 42,000 Kentucky Power customers in eastern Kentucky still were without electricity after Sunday's wind damage.

Red Cross, Kentucky Power install free smoke alarms on MLK Day of Service

It is the second smoke detector install event in eastern Kentucky.

Kentucky Power to provide grant for children’s theater in Ashland

Kentucky Power's grant to pay for a children's theater in a museum in Ashland, marks the company's 100th Act of Appreciation this year.

Eager beaver blamed for power outage in Letcher County

A hungry beaver is blamed for a Thanksgiving morning power outage in Letcher County.

Wind blamed for thousands of power outages in eastern Kentucky

About 250 Kentucky Power crews and contractors worked Wednesday to restore power to thousands of customers in eastern Kentucky.

Jobs opportunities being funded for Perry County

Kentucky Power awarded a 300,000 dollar grant to Perry County to support jobs.

Kentucky Power gives STEM grant money to Lawrence Co. schools

Friday's fifth installment is Kentucky Power's last payment to Lawrence County Schools for its multi-year grant.

Kentucky Power ordered to return $5.17 million to customers

The Kentucky PSC ordered Kentucky Power to return a total of about $5.17 million to customers that it says were collected in excess of its actual costs of participation in a regional power market.

Kentucky Power to help domestic violence survivors with grant

Kentucky Power on Friday awarded a $30,000 American Electric Power (AEP) Foundation grant to the Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence to aid women in eastern Kentucky.

Kentucky Power to assist domestic violence survivors with grant

Kentucky Power awarded a $30,000 American Electric Power Foundation grant to the Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

Kentucky Power awards grants to teachers and schools

Kentucky Power awarded grants to a dozen eastern Kentucky schools as part of the FIRST robotics program and the Teacher Vision Grant program.

Letcher County volunteer firefighters get new gear thanks to grant

Eight volunteer fire departments in Letcher County received five new sets of turnout gear thanks to a grant from the American Electric Power Foundation.

‘Power Up the Pantry’ to restock food pantries Friday

Find out how you can help restock depleted food pantries in eastern Kentucky on Friday.

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New mandatory mask requirement sparks some criticism and praise

Governor Andy Beshear is now requiring mostly everyone to wear a mask with limited exceptions.
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AG, GOP legislative leaders critical of Beshear’s mask order

The attorney general and Republican legislative leadership called the governor's mandatory mask order an "order by edict rather than through collaboration."

Police body cameras: Committee weighs value vs. cost

Law enforcement across the state talks value