Kentucky Tornadoes

Kentucky Tornadoes Three tornadoes touched down in Kentucky when storms moved through the area late Friday, the National Weather Service has confirmed.Survey results on Saturday found that an EF-1 tornado touched down in Hardin and Bullitt counties and an EF-0 tornado hit in Breckinridge County, news outlets reported. The EF-0 torando topped a speed…

Spring Is Here

Spring Is Here It is the beginning of spring across the commonwealth, and when spring comes around, so do the flowers.Sunshine Grow Shop in Lexington is gearing up for the season and letting you know how to get your garden ready.“Gardening is not just about the colors, it’s about the smells too, and even…

Lily’s Law

Lily’s Law Lily’s Law, named after an Oldham County teen who died in a crash while on her way to school, has passed through the House Judiciary Committee.Lily Fairfield died on November 10, 2021 when Teresa Devine crashed into her car three days after being arrested and immediately released on a DUI charge.Devine has…

Battle Of Leatherwood Security

Battle Of Leatherwood Security Plans are now being looked at to make the Battle of Leatherwood are more secure after picking up the pieces of glass after a recent break-in.”March the 4th we were in here, discussing bids for a chimney with a man,” said Chairman of the Board and President Kerry Crutcher. “Everything…

Ukranian Refugees

Ukranian Refugees A key Republican lawmaker unveiled a proposal Wednesday to set up a fund to help refugees from Ukraine and other war-torn countries resettle in Kentucky.Sen. Chris McDaniel said his proposal reflects an opportunity where “public policy and human demand intersect,” citing the humanitarian catastrophe in Ukraine since Russian forces invaded.The bill would…

Johnson County Road Work

Johnson County Road Work According to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, shoulder repair work is scheduled for part of KY 172 in Johnson County.The work is supposed to start today and go through March 21. The work will be at mile point 11.75.A KYTC release said there will be flaggers in the area to direct…

KY Allergy Season

KY Allergy Season Kentucky is already known to have bad allergy seasons, but a new study suggests that climate change will make pollen season longer.As the temperature continues to rise, plants will be able to bloom earlier, potentially making it more difficult for allergy sufferers. Allergists say that most pollen seasons ramp up around…

Money For Water Projects

Money For Water Projects There’s money to improve water conditions. Joined by local leaders, Governor Andy Beshear stopped in two regional counties to announce funding for water and sewer improvements.The funding comes from his Better Kentucky Plan’s Cleaner Water Program and will pay for projects in Clay, Laurel, Pulaski and Somerset counties.Funding through the…

COVID-19 Bill Vetoed

COVID-19 Bill Vetoed Gov. Andy Beshear has vetoed a bill passed by the General Assembly to end Kentucky’s COVID-19 state of emergency.There are no longer any COVID-19 restrictions, but the governor says ending the emergency would cause the commonwealth to lose extra food stamp help.The governor says it would cost the state $50 million…

Leslie County Road Closure

Leslie County Road Closure The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced daytime closings for a portion of KY 2009 in Leslie County.The closings are needed for slide repairs at mile point 10.11 and will be from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday and Friday.The KYTC release said drivers should expect delays and use extra caution…