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COVID exposure advisories issued in Perry, Letcher counties

Most potential exposures were last week.

Residents of 11 rural counties urged to apply for funds

County residents could get up to $1,000

State of Emergency declared in eastern Kentucky due to flooding

The governor declared a State of Emergency for eight counties and three cities in southeastern Kentucky due to flooding.

President declares disaster in 22 Kentucky counties

Governor Matt Bevin says he has received notification Thursday that President Donald Trump has declared a disaster in several Kentucky counties. 

High Winds Cause Safety Concerns for Crews Fighting Wildfires

Kentucky Emergency Management (KYEM) and Kentucky Division of Forestry (KDF) officials urge citizens in, or near, the areas impacted by wildfires to be prepared to take immediate action. Being ready for a wildfire could save your property or save your life!

Officials: New $444M federal prison coming to Letcher County

Officials say a new federal prison is coming to Letcher County.

Kentucky county upbeat about chances to land federal prison

A Kentucky county's efforts to become home to a federal prison appear to be improved with congressional approval of a budget that includes more than $400 million for such a facility.

Drag racer killed in crash at Letcher County race track

A Pike County man has died after a crash at the Mountain Motor Speedway in Isom.

KSP Investigating Double Fatality in Letcher County

Two people have died after a collision on Highway 15 in the Dry Fork community of Letcher Co. Thursday morning.

Woman Hit And Killed By Car In Letcher County

Troopers in Letcher County said it appears a woman was laying in the road when she was hit by a car Saturday night.

Wildfire Closes State Park

A state park in Harlan and Letcher Counties has been shut down due to a large wildfire in the area.

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Wreck-filled afternoon in Lexington

The always busy Friday afternoon commute in Lexington was slowed by a series of separate accidents, according to Lexington Police.

‘The Yard’ could mean big things in Estill County, region

Train, rail restoration a centerpiece.

UPDATE: Second person charged in 2009 murder case

38-year-old man arrested in Nicholasville.

Stolen bikes recovered, man charged in shooting

Custom-made bikes recovered, man fired shots in busy neighborhood.