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2020 Woolly Worm Festival canceled due to coronavirus

This would have been the 33rd annual festival, one of the most popular in the state.

Lee County volunteer fire department car wash fundraiser Saturday

Lee County Volunteer Fire Department is hosting a car wash fundraiser for its junior firefighters program.

Drainage work to close Lee County road Wednesday

Road to be closed about seven hours.

KSP: 9-year-old boy dies in accidental shooting in Lee County

Kentucky State Police say a 9-year old Beattyville boy accidentally shot himself in the chest when the gun he was using malfunctioned.

Coronavirus outbreak puts financial strain on volunteer fire dept.

Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Dept. says lack of funding due to the coronavirus pandemic could stop its operations.

Suspect arrested in fatal Lee County stabbing

Tip leads investigators to suspect Jason Smith.

Suspect sought in fatal stabbing

One dead in Lee County incident.

Beattyville man pleads guilty in 2016 deaths of two men

Kevin Kendall pleaded guilty in connection to the shooting deaths of two men in 2016, according to the Beattyville Enterprise.

Lee County voters to decide whether to allow alcohol sales

Lee County voters will decide in November whether to allow alcohol sales.

Lee Co. school bus driver puts out house fire on way to school

A Lee County school bus driver pulled double duty after spotting a porch that was on fire while on his morning school route.

Public’s tips helped find two burglary suspects

The Montgomery County sheriff's offices says your tips helped find two burglary suspects.

President Trump criticized for signing Bibles

While some religious leaders are upset that President Donald Trump signed Bibles at an Alabama church, others say he was doing what he could to raise the spirits of tornado survivors.

Dealing with 23 dead challenges tiny Alabama community

With nearly two dozen people killed in a tornado outbreak that shattered a rural community in east Alabama, notifying the families of the dead was a huge, gut-wrenching task done in the privacy of a country church.

‘It’s awful’: Alabama governor tours devastation

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey toured tornado damage in rural Lee County, where 23 people perished over the weekend.

Eyes in the sky: Heat-seeking drones used after tornado

After a tornado ravaged a corner of Alabama this week, rescue crews didn't have to stumble through every destroyed building in their search for victims. Instead, they used heat-seeking drones to let them know whether there was anyone beneath the ruins.

Trump OKs disaster aid for Alabama

President Donald Trump has declared that a major disaster exists in Alabama and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in Lee County, where a tornado swept through and killed at least 23 people.

At least 20 tornadoes confirmed across Southeast

The National Weather Service has confirmed at least 20 tornadoes struck across the Southeast during a deadly weekend outbreak.

Names of Alabama tornado victims released: Ages range from 6 to 89

Authorities have released the names of the 23 people, including four young children.

Death toll from Alabama tornado rises to 23

A sheriff says the death toll is now at 23 from a large tornado that devastated an Alabama community.

State police investigate possible drowning in Lee Co.

State police and Fish and Wildlife are responding to a possible drowning in Lee County.

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UPDATE: Second man charged in fatal Speigle Street shooting

Two days after, a man was shot and killed on Speigle Street in Lexington, another man has been charged.