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Seven-county area sees rash of ‘Smurf Dope’ overdoses

Five overdoses in a few days spark alarm.

UPDATE: Body of swimmer who went missing in Kentucky River found

The body of a man who went missing while swimming in the Kentucky River last week was recovered Monday.

Family waits as search for missing swimmer continues

High river, undercurrents make swimming dangerous

Valley View Ferry closed due to high water

The Valley View Ferry is closed until further notice due to conditions on the rain-swollen Kentucky River.

Jim Beam fined $600,000 for bourbon spill in July

Jim Beam Brands Co. was fined $600,000 this month by the state for a bourbon spill in July that led to a widespread fish kill, according to a report in the Courier-Journal.

Portion of old Lawrenceburg railroad will be transformed into trail

A portion of the railroad line that once connected Lawrenceburg to the Kentucky River is going to be transformed.

West Virginia donates 15,000 blue catfish for Kentucky River

The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources has given 15,000 blue catfish to boost fish populations in the Kentucky River.

Cities blaming heat, lack of rain on bad-smelling and tasting water

Several Central Kentucky cities report their tap water smells and tastes odd right now because of high temperatures and lack of rain.

Family looks into accidental drowning of loved one

A Franklin county family is speaking out and is hoping for answers about the death of their loved one.

UPDATE: Coroner IDs woman found near KY River, foul play suspected

Kentucky State Police is investigating after a woman's body was found near the Kentucky River.

Cleanup continues at site of Jim Beam fire

On Tuesday, the Kentucky Division of Waste Management posted an update on its Facebook page, saying around 90% of the debris left from the fire has been removed and disposed of.

Valley View Ferry reopens on regular schedule

The Valley View Ferry reopened on its regular schedule Thursday after being closed the day before for maintenance.

Franklin Co. family offering reward for information on death of loved one

A Franklin County family is hoping a reward will bring answers in the death of their loved one.

UPDATE: Crews dig to find septic tank in search for Melanie Flynn

Search crews spent Thursday digging for a septic tank after receiving a "credible tip" that it would contain the remains of a Lexington woman who went missing 42-years ago, according to Lexington Police.

Official: Lightning caused Jim Beam bourbon warehouse fire

The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet says lightning sparked the fire at a Jim Beam warehouse that caused bourbon to leak into creeks and rivers.

Bourbon spill from fire making way to Ohio River

Bourbon that leaked from a Jim Beam barrel warehouse in Kentucky during a fire in Woodford County is making its way to the Ohio River.

Fire still burning at Jim Beam facility; loss believed to be $40 million+

It could be a day or two before the decision is made to put out the fire at the Jim Beam facility in Woodford County or let it burn itself out.

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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.