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Governor Beshear Declares State Of Emergency

Posted On February 17, 2015

(Frankfort, KY) -- Kentucky is under a state of emergency because of the heavy snow and bitterly cold temperatures. Governor Beshear issued the declaration yesterday afternoon, giving local officials access to state resources quickly, including the National Guard if necessary. The governor is also asking everyone to check on their elderly neighbors and to stay…

Kentucky General Assembly Cancels Session

Posted On February 17, 2015

(Frankfort, KY) -- State lawmakers are taking the day off because of the hazardous road conditions. The Kentucky General Assembly won't convene and legislative committees expected to meet today are also being canceled. Lawmakers were off yesterday in observance of Presidents' Day.

Donations Wanted For Surviving Daughter Of Murdered Corbin Family

Posted On February 17, 2015

(Corbin, KY) -- Donations are being collected for the surviving daughter of a murdered Corbin family. Police say 16-year-old Jason Hendrix shot his mother, father and sister last Wednesday because he was upset that his parents took his computer away. He then drove in his mother's SUV to Maryland, where he was killed in a…

State Of Emergency In Kentucky

Posted On February 17, 2015

(Frankfort, KY) -- Northern Kentucky drivers are being urged to stay home after the winter storm. Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear declared a state of emergency after some communities were hit with more than eight-inches of snow yesterday. The declaration gives local officials access to state resources for clearing roads and protecting residents from the bitter…

Glasgow Needs Volunteers For “Adopt A City Street” Program

Posted On February 17, 2015

(Glasgow, KY) -- Volunteers are needed for Glasgow's "Adopt A City Street" program. Officials say since it launched a year ago, community response has been next to nil. The program is free and supplies are provided for you. In 2014, employees with the Department of Public Works manually picked up six-and-a-half-tons of trash, in addition…