Kentucky News

Non-Essential Government Offices Closed

Posted On February 17, 2015

(Lexington, KY) -- Most schools across the state are closed today because of the biggest snowstorm in 17 years. Some districts have already cancelled classes for tomorrow. It's also a day off for students at the University of Kentucky, Eastern Kentucky University and Bluegrass Community and Technical College. Non-essential Lexington city offices are closed, and…

Mount Sterling Woman Dies In Fire

Posted On February 17, 2015

(Montgomery Co., KY) -- Authorities have identified the victim of a fire as 76-year-old Mary Soles. Firefighters were called to her home in Mount Sterling on Rose Court around 7:30 last night. The cause is under investigation but foul play is not suspected in Soles' death.

Missing Wolfe County Man Found

Posted On February 17, 2015

(Wolfe Co., KY) -- The search is over for a missing Wolfe County man. Search crews say they found 59-year-old Walter Combs early this morning. There was no immediate word on the condition of the Campton man whom authorities say suffers from bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Combs disappeared yesterday afternoon in freezing temperatures after going…

Life-Threatening Cold Until Weekend

Posted On February 17, 2015

(Lexington, KY) -- Temperatures are expected to remain life-threatening until Saturday. Forecasters say additional bands of snow tonight could drop another one to three inches. The National Weather Service is calling for morning lows on Thursday and Friday of minus five to minus 20. The Lexington record set in 1963 is minus 21. Wind chills…

Fliers Should First Check With Their Airlines

Posted On February 17, 2015

(Lexington, KY) -- A spokeswoman for Blue Grass Airport says if you plan to fly today, you should check on the status of your flight before leaving home. The airport remained open yesterday, but most departing and arriving flights were canceled.