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Madisonville Fire Department Receives Free Gear

Posted On August 28, 2014

(Hopkins County, KY) -- The Madisonville Fire Department is one of four fire stations across the country to get free life-saving equipment. A national company called Streamlight selected Madisonville to receive 25-hundred-dollars worth of new lights to go on their gear that will help them when they fight fires with limited visibility. The company says…

59 Meth Labs Found At Laurel County Home

Posted On August 28, 2014

(Laurel Co., KY) -- Police in Laurel County are investigating the discovery of 59 meth labs at house near London. Officials say at least one of them was still active. Paris Karr Road was reportedly shut down Wednesday night while the labs were dismantled. Details on what led police to the home are expected to…

Broken Drainage Pipe Floods Hamburg Kohl’s

Posted On August 28, 2014

(Lexington, KY) -- The Kohl's at Hamburg will likely remain closed today after a drainage pipe near the roof disconnected and flooded the store. The Lexington Fire Department says the six-inch drain couldn't handle the amount of water dumped by a sudden thunderstorm Wednesday evening. No one was injured, but some clothing in the menswear…

Senator Rand Paul Wants Legal Action Taken Against President Obama

Posted On August 28, 2014

(Undated) -- Kentucky Senator Rand Paul hopes to see legal action be taken against President Obama. Senator Paul says the President has been going against democracy, adding Obama doesn't understand the checks and balances of the U.S. government. Paul says when he tries to talk with the President about ways to create jobs and bring…

People’s Bank Building To Be Demolished

Posted On August 28, 2014

(Lexington, KY) -- Downtown Lexington is losing another landmark. A demolition permit has been filed for the People's Bank building on South Broadway and could be approved within the next 30-days. The one-story building is most recognizable for its blue walls and zig zag roof. It's sat empty for at least 15-years.