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K-U equipment failure leaves thousands without power in Lexington

Thousands of people were without power Wednesday night in Lexington after a piece of equipment failed. 

KU and LG&E offer safety tips for those dealing with flooding

Utility companies offer safety tips to flood victims.

Power outage in Lexington affects homes and businesses

A power outage in the Chevy Chase area Wednesday temporarily affected homes and crippled some businesses.

Utility customers warned of scams

Management says someone is calling from an 800 number posing as a Kentucky Utilities employee and telling customers their meter has to be replaced.

Lexington holiday celebrations dates and times set

The dates and times are set for Lexington's Christmas Parade, tree lighting and ice rink opening downtown.

Major power outage reported in Lexington

Lexington Emergency Management says the power outage is in parts of downtown and along the Versailles Road corridor.

Kentucky utility crews on the move as Hurricane Dorian’s path shifts north

The crews were staged in Florida, but as the storm track shifted, the crews were reassigned to assist utilities further up the coast.

Kentucky utilities sending crews to Florida ahead of storms

Kentucky Utilities sending crews to Florida ahead of Hurricane Dorian.

BBB: Phone scam targeting Kentucky businesses

The BBB says scammers are calling business, posing as a Kentucky Utilities employee and threatening to send a technician over to shut off the power if they don't receive payment by phone right away.

LG&E and KU Electric Vehicle Charging Station Program meets goal

Three new, publicly-accessible EV charging stations are now in operation as part of Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company’s EV Charging Station Program.

Widow of Kentucky worker files lawsuit against utility

The widow of a worker who was killed when his dump truck came into contact with high-voltage power lines has filed a negligence lawsuit against a utility company.

Worker shocked while working in Bell Co., knocking out power

A contract worker for Kentucky Utilities was shocked while working in the Arjay community of Bell County Tuesday.

Nonprofits across Kentucky to receive much-needed funding

Employees of Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company are pitching in to help provide those much needed dollars for nonprofit agencies and organizations.

No injuries in Morehead trailer fire

Firefighters in Rowan County battled a trailer fire Tuesday night, according to the Morehead News.

Kentucky Utilities phone scam alert

Police in Versailles are warning Kentucky Utilities customers about a phone scam.

Downed power line slows Laurel County Firefighters

Firefighters in Laurel County says a downed power line slowed them down Sunday morning when fighting a fire at a vacant mobile home.

KU warns people of scams

Kentucky Utilities say customers are reporting scam activity, usually three or four a week, but they have had 40 scam reports today.

Beware of KU scam in Jessamine Co.

Wilmore Police are warning people about a scam involving Kentucky Utilities.

UPDATE: Power restored to thousands in Lexington

Outage caused by an equipment issue at a substation.

Woman says crews “butchered” her trees while working to restore power after storm

Kentucky Utilities says all power knocked out in Friday's storm is back on but one woman says crews did more harm than good.

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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.