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Coronavirus state of emergency in Lexington

Shortly after Governor Andy Beshear announced the state's first confirmed coronavirus case in Lexington and declared a state of emergency, Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton did the same. 

$500K available for flood cleanup in Kentucky

The state says $500,000 in grants is available to qualifying counties for flood debris cleanup.

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.

Flooding in southeastern Kentucky prompts evacuations, emergency declarations

Several counties in southeastern Kentucky are dealing with rising floodwaters and mudslides.

Cumberland mayor declares State of Emergency

A State of Emergency was issued by the Cumberland mayor after fuel spilled into the water supply.

State of Emergency declared in Bath Co. due to flooding

A State of Emergency has been declared in Bath County due to damage from flash flooding Tuesday night.

KYEM remains activated in response to flooding

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Kentucky Division of Emergency Management says it is still activated in response to continual flooding conditions throughout Kentucky. Since February...

Mudslides, flooding have counties declaring states of emergency

A growing number of counties are issuing states of emergency due to flooding and slides.

Harlan County declares state of emergency over mudslide

More material is expected to fall because of the already saturated ground and continuing rainfall.

Florida Panhandle braces for Michael, now a Category 4 storm

Michael roared down on the Florida Panhandle strengthening into a Category 4 hurricane early Wednesday before it crashes against the region’s white-sand beaches, fishing villages and coastal communities later in the day.

Swollen rivers near record levels as Florence looms

With Wilmington cut off from the rest of North Carolina by still-rising floodwaters from Florence, officials plan to airlift food and water to a city of nearly 120,000 people as rescuers elsewhere pull inland residents from homes threatened by swollen rivers.

Monster Hurricane Florence nears Carolina coast

Coastal residents fleeing a potentially devastating blow from Hurricane Florence encountered empty gasoline pumps and depleted store shelves as the monster storm neared the Carolina coast with 140 mph (225 kph) winds and drenching rain that could last for days.

State of Emergency declared in Montgomery County

State of Emergency is in effect in Montgomery County

Gordon strengthens, expected to hit Gulf Coast as hurricane

Tropical Storm Gordon is continuing to strengthen and is expected to become a hurricane late Tuesday when it hits the central U.S. Gulf Coast, including coastal Mississippi. From there, it is forecast to move inland over the lower Mississippi Valley on Wednesday.

Officials: Woodford Co. declared state of emergency

WOODFORD COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- Officials in Woodford County have declared a state of emergency. The Woodford County EMS twitter pages says Midway Road is closed...

Water main breaks cause outage in Kentucky county

Two broken mains have caused a water outage in Daviess County, leading to the declaration of a state of emergency.

Storm causes people to lose vehicles in Harlan Co.

Harlan County Judge Executive Dan Mosley declared a state of emergency Wednesday due to a flash flood that damaged part of the county.

State of Emergency declared in Lincoln County due to flooding

Flooding led to an emergency declaration in Lincoln County Tuesday.

State of emergency declared across Kentucky

Gov. Bevin declares state of emergency from flooding.

State of Emergency declared in Martin County

A State of Emergency was declared in Martin County Wednesday by the judge-executive due to a lack of running water.

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Jessamine County Public Schools will begin classes online only

Students were going to have a choice of in-person or online classes, until the recent spike in coronavirus cases.
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Nobel Peace Prize winner remembered in Kentucky

Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume died over the weekend at 83.

Clark County Public Schools to begin year online

First nine weeks are scheduled to be online starting September 8.