EagleCountryOnline.com

Kentucky News

UK Research Center A Done Deal

Posted On March 04, 2015

(Frankfort, KY) -- The state Senate yesterday gave final approval to UK's request for 132-million dollars to build a medical research center. Governor Beshear plans to sign the bill which authorizes state bonds to pay for half of the project. UK would raise the rest through donations and research funding. The school plans to begin…

Up To 14-Inches Of Snow Possible In Central Kentucky

Posted On March 04, 2015

(Frankfort, KY) -- Kentucky is preparing for another blast from Old Man Winter. The National Weather Service says heavy rain early today may cause flooding. That'll be followed by arctic air that turns the rain to heavy sleet and snow. Up to 14-inches of snow is possible across Central Kentucky.

Lexington Government Center Reopening Today

Posted On March 04, 2015

(Lexington, KY) -- Hundreds of employees who work at Lexington's government center are heading back to work. The building has been closed since Sunday following an electrical fire in an adjoining parking garage. Power was restored to the government center yesterday after new wiring was installed, but the building was too cold for people to…

Ex-Teacher Enters Not Guilty Plea In Sexual Abuse Case

Posted On March 03, 2015

(Harrison Co., KY) -- A former Harrison County teacher is pleading not guilty to sexual abuse and sodomy charges. William Hyatt was in court today for charges of abusing a young child more than 30 years ago. He also has ties to the Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Bluegrass organization. Jury selection begins May 28th.

Water Main Break In Clarksville

Posted On March 03, 2015

(Clarksville, KY) -- Roads are back to normal after a water main break in north Clarksville. Collinwood Drive was shut down from Christine Drive to Lafayette Road this morning. Crews were working to repair the leak. Some homes and business may have experienced low water pressure during the incident.