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Thursday, February 25, 2021
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Valley View Ferry closed due to high water

The ferry is closed until further notice.

UPDATE: Valley View Ferry has reopened as of 4 p.m. Sunday

The paddlewheel ferry shuttles vehicles across the Kentucky River between Jessamine and Madison counties. 

UPDATE: Valley View Ferry closed by high water

High water has it closed temporarily.

UPDATE: Searchers haven’t given up on finding missing Lee County man

Shawn Little went missing the day after Christmas, according to Lee County Emergency Management.

Valley View Ferry closed due to high water

There is no estimation when the ferry will resume operations.

KRDHD reports possible COVID exposure at church, grocery in Letcher County

Potential exposure was 10 days ago at church, last weekend at grocery.

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.

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Teen turns himself in to face robbery charges

Teen turned himself in to police.

Supreme Court issues orders for courts to begin easing COVID-19 restrictions

Orders will start opening courts back up slowly.