KY Flags Flying To Honor Fallen Soldiers

KY Flags Flying To Honor Fallen Soldiers Governor Matt Bevin has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Friday, July 19, 2019, in honor of two Kentucky servicemen who were killed in action during World War II and the Korean War, but whose remains were only recently identified.Navy…

KY Experiences Drop In Overdose Deaths

KY Experiences Drop In Overdose Deaths Kentucky officials are reporting the first statewide drop in drug overdose deaths since 2013.A report issued Thursday states 1,333 people died from drug overdoses in 2018, down from a record 1,566 deaths the prior year. The decline follows years of steady increases in the death toll, driven mostly…

Beware Of Plastic Water Bottle Fire Hazard

Beware Of Plastic Water Bottle Fire Hazard Firefighters are warning people to not leave plastic water bottles in cars during extreme heat.They say leaving a plastic bottle of water in a hot car in direct sunlight can start a fire in just minutes.In order for that to happen, firefighters say the bottle would have…

Traffic Change In Perry County

Traffic Change In Perry County Drivers using Kentucky 15 in Perry County should expect a major traffic change Tuesday.The Kentucky Transportation Department District 10 says this change will happen at the intersection of Morton Boulevard and Kentucky 15.KYTC says more details are to come.Also, the eastbound ramp on Hal Rogers Parkway to Kentucky 15…

Special Legislative Session On Friday

Special Legislative Session On Friday Governor Matt Bevin has formally set the agenda for a special legislative session that begins today. The lone issue in his proclamation on Thursday is pension relief for regional universities and quasi-governmental agencies strapped by surging retirement costs.The governor has spent weeks building support for a proposal to cushion…

Heat Advisory Issued For The Weekend

Heat Advisory Issued For The Weekend A Heat Advisory for a good portion of the mountains will go into effect today at noon and last until 8 p.m. Saturday. Lawrence County, Ky and Wayne County, WV are under an Excessive Heat Warning as well for the same time period.Highs for both Friday and Saturday…