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National fireworks shortage affecting Kentucky suppliers

Two KY fireworks suppliers say buyers should shop early this year and they should expect higher prices.

Urgent need for blood donations, drive set on UK campus

Drive is March 29-April 2, other centers open, too.

Bus driver shortage: Some FCPS students may have to hold off on in-person learning

The district says nearly 900 students will have to continue learning remotely due to a shortage of bus drivers.

Toilet paper limits, empty shelves are back as virus surges

Grocery chains report difficulty in keeping items in stock

Jail inmates learn skill, make masks

Gov. Andy Beshear has touted inmates in state prisons making masks to help overcome the PPE shortage in the state. Woodford County is doing it, too.

UK nursing student speaks about experience inside the hospital

A glimpse inside the front lines of the coronavirus battle through the eyes of a UK nursing student.

Proposal would give Fayette Co. school bus drivers a raise

A proposal was introduced at Monday night's Board of Education meeting that would increase starting pay for school bus drivers across the district.

Franklin Co. Schools seeing increasing shortage in substitute teachers

According to The State Journal, Franklin County Schools is having problems finding substitute teachers to cover for absent teachers.

School bus driver shortage in Fayette Co.

Fayette County Public Schools is experiencing a shortage of bus drivers.  

Red Cross offering gift card to donors during blood shortage

The American Red Cross is adding an incentive for donors as a way to encourage people to give blood during an emergency shortage of all blood types.

Kentucky sees statewide shortage of election officers

Wednesday was the last day to register to become a precinct officer for next week's Kentucky primary.

Christmas tree farms experiencing shortages this year

Christmas is getting closer and if you're thinking of buying a live tree, you might want to do it soon.

Officials: State police face manpower, other shortages

Kentucky State Police is facing a manpower shortage, according to officials.

Fayette Co. school district short on bus drivers

A spokesperson for the Fayette Co. school district says they are weathering a shortage of school bus drivers.

Red Cross still facing critical blood shortage – donors urged to give now

While thousands of people from across the country responded to the emergency request for blood and platelet donations issued by the American Red Cross in early July, a critical blood shortage remains.

Workforce shortage faces Kentucky’s next governor

Kentucky's major employers say they can't find enough qualified workers as the state climbs out of a national recession.

Estill County still without safe drinking water

Too much rain but not enough water in Estill County where there is a critical water shortage.

Estill County critical water shortage lifted, boil advisory remains

Emergency managers in Estill County say they've lifted the critical water shortage the region was facing but would still like residents to boil their water.

Thousands still without water in Estill County

Progress is being made to refill the Estill County water system, but thousands are still without water for a third day.

Estill County critical water shortage

The Estill Water District and Irvine Municipal Utilities company are asking all residents to please conserve water, only using it for the necessities.

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Kentucky Humanities awards over $800,000 to COVID-impacted organizations

Kentucky Humanities ARP Grants provide funding to museums, archives, historic sites, and other nonprofit cultural agencies impacted by the pandemic.

Eddy Montgomery to serve as Director of the Office of Special Prosecutions

Montgomery most recently served as Commonwealth’s Attorney for the 28th Judicial Circuit until his retirement.

Morgan County Sheriff’s K9 unit receives body armor donation

The vest was donated by Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., a non-profit organization.

Teen’s body recovered from Kentucky Lake

The victim's name wasn't immediately released. An autopsy was scheduled for Monday.