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Water line replacement part of downtown utility work

Project in conjunction with city sewer project

15,000 still without power, most in Knott, Leslie, Letcher, Perry, Pike

Almost 26,000 Kentucky Power customers are in their third day without electricity, the utility said Wednesday.

Floyd schools change meal service, more than 42,000 still without power

As of late Monday night, more than 42,000 Kentucky Power customers in eastern Kentucky still were without electricity after Sunday's wind damage.

Ky American Water reminds customers be aware of scams

Be wary of individuals posing as water company employees trying to gain access to customers’ homes.

Can’t pay your heating costs? This program could help

The Community Action Council's Low-Income Home Energy Assistance (LIHEAP) Crisis program starts Monday.

Kentucky American Water reminds customers to be aware of scams by imposters

Kentucky American Water wants to remind customers to be wary of individuals posing as water company employees trying to gain access to customers’ homes.

Kentucky temporarily waives restrictions for utility crews involved in power restoration efforts

As residents recover from damage caused by recent severe weather, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Secretary Greg Thomas issued an official order waiving hours of service regulations for utility vehicles involved in power restoration and debris removal efforts in Kentucky.

Public meeting scheduled to review utility rate case

Kentucky utility regulators have scheduled a meeting to receive public comments on a proposal by Atmos Energy Corp. to increase natural gas base rates.

Accident closes one lane of Nicholasville Rd.

One lane is closed on Nicholasville Road at Arcadia Park in Lexington in front of the Baptist Health Hospital. 

Natural gas costs expected to be higher in Kentucky

Utility regulators say Kentuckians who heat their homes with natural gas will see somewhat higher prices compared to a year ago.

Kentucky sending hurricane-relief workers South

Kentucky is sending National Guard soldiers and utility workers to help in areas affected by Hurricane Irma.

Lexington, surrounding counties facing water rate increase

The Kentucky Public Service Commission is holding a public meeting on a request to increase water utility bills for more than 100,000 customers in and around Lexington.

Kentucky temporarily lifts restrictions for utility vehicles

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has lifted some highway restrictions for out-of-state utility vehicles traveling nationally to areas with widespread power outages.

Utility workers injured by car near Cincinnati

Several utility workers were injured by a car that crossed a median and struck them at a worksite near Cincinnati.

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.

Omaha power board expected to reveal name of CEO choice

The name of the person selected to become the next president and chief executive officer of the Omaha Public Power District is expected to be disclosed later Wednesday morning.

Crews Working To Get Utility Lines Back Up

Crews were busy repairing a utility pole that caused damage when it fell from high winds on Cochran Road.

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.

UPDATE: Man Dies from Injuries from Cynthiana Crash

A passenger riding in a car that struck a utility pole in Cynthiana early Friday morning has died, according to the Fayette County Coroner.

Lexington PD: Man Charged with DUI After Utility Pole Crash

A man has been arrested after Lexington police said he ran his van into a utility pole and then drove off early Tuesday morning.

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