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9 utilities split $13.6 million in grants, loans for upgrades

Funds will help expand services, improve service.

Utilities issue alert for possible scammers

As the coronavirus outbreak continues, Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company are warning area residents to be wary of scam artists trying to take advantage of the scare.

Crews clearing sporadic road closures, flooding

Overnight storms downed trees, power lines in scattered areas.

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.

Beshear recommends takeover of Kentucky water district

INEZ, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is recommending a takeover of a troubled eastern Kentucky water district. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Beshear's...

PSC Revises Settlement in KU, LG&E Rate Cases

The Kentucky Public Service Commission has granted base rate increases sought by Louisville Gas & Electric Co. and Kentucky Utilities Co. , but reduced them below the levels agreed to earlier by the utilities and other parties to the cases.

Georgetown Police Put Out Warning About Phone Scam

Georgetown police warn people are calling posing as Kentucky utilities workers.

Kentucky Utilities, LG&E closing several coal ash ponds

Prompted by new federal regulations, the state's two largest utility companies are closing several storage ponds that collect the coal ash burned by power plants.

Low Income home energy crisis assistance available

LIHEAP is meant to help a household keep the heat on during the colder months, by providing money and material assistance if the household is unable to pay for heating.

Luminate Lexington holiday festivities announced

Luminate Lexington, presented by Kentucky Utilities, has announced the schedule of holiday festivities for 2015 in downtown Lexington.

UPDATE: Boil Water Advisory lifted for Madison Co.

A boil water advisory from Madison Co. Utilities has been lifted.

Some Kentucky customers to pay more for power, gas bills

Kentucky Utilities' customers will pay more for their monthly electric bill while Louisville Gas & Electric customers will pay more for their gas bills according to a settlement reached Tuesday concerning the companies' rate requests.

Hearing set next week on proposed utility rate increases

People who want to comment on proposed rate increases for Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities will have a chance during a hearing next week in Frankfort.

Power overload during record cold temperatures

Record low temperatures and no heat is not a good combination. Kentucky Utilities says it happened throughout the Bluegrass Thursday morning when people lost their power which in turn made them lose heat.

Surcharge rising for utilities’ efficiency plan

The Kentucky Public Service Commission has approved a new energy efficiency plan for Kentucky Utilities and Louisville Gas & Electric that will mean an increase in the monthly surcharge for the conservation program.

Crews Report Power Slowly Returning to Homes

Following Tuesday night's freezing rains, utility workers have been working all of Wednesday to return power throughout the region.

Lower Temperatures Mean Higher Heating Bills

The end of the week seemed like a heat wave compared to temperatures on Monday and Tuesday but the frigid air can still be felt in this month’s heating bill.

KU Reports All-Time High Energy Usage

Kentucky Utilities said an all-time high was set for energy demand during Monday night's sub-zero temperatures.

Update: Richmond Boil Water Advisory Lifted

A Boil Water Advisory has been lifted for people in the City of Richmond.

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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.