Installing Smoke Alarms

Installing Smoke Alarms The Lexington Fire Department is restarting its smoke detector initiative that previously had been put on hold during the pandemic.Experts say that new homes can have an increased fire danger. One fire expert says the best places to avoid are in kitchens, bathrooms (because the moisture can mess with the sensor)…

Mapping Aquifers

Mapping Aquifers People along rivers in seven states including Kentucky may see a low-flying helicopter towing a long cylinder, starting late this month and going into July.The 30-foot-long tube holds an electromagnetic instrument that the U.S. Geological Survey uses to make maps of aquifers.Officials say the helicopter will generally fly along rivers in Missouri,…

Ben Stidham Funeral

Ben Stidham Funeral The Perry County Sheriff’s Office will close this morning at 11 a.m. for the funeral of Ben Stidham.On Sunday, Perry County Sheriff Joe Engle made the announcement on the Sheriff’s Office Facebook page.Engle said the office will reopen Tuesday morning at 8 a.m.“Sorry for the inconvenience, Ben was just as much…