TRI-COUNTY — Thousands were without power Sunday evening and into Monday morning as the Tri-County saw its second winter snowstorm that brought heavy, wet snow, freezing rain and sleet that caused downed trees and power lines.
NEW YORK (AP) — Americans, beset by product shortages, rising prices and the arrival of omicron, sharply cut their spending in December after a burst of early spending in the fall boosted this year's holiday shopping season.
TRI-COUNTY — Officials throughout the Tri-County are reporting that roadways are slick and hazardous Sunday night and power outages are occurring throughout the area as the heavy wet snow and ice are causing downed trees and power lines.
Borrowers who were able to pause their federal student loan repayment will see their repayments postponed until May 1, according to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).
With the new year officially underway, CHI Saint Joseph Health encourages community members to set a resolution to make wellness checks and health screenings a priority for 2022.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Transportation Secretary Jim Gray has extended an emergency order temporarily suspending some restrictions on motor carriers who are engaged in restoring power, clearing debris and delivering fuel to areas stricken by the Dec. 10-11, severe weather outbreak.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Kentucky will receive an estimated $438 million over the next five years as part of the Federal Highway Administration’s largest bridge formula program in American history, made possible by the passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, according to Congressman John …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (KT) – Parts of southern and central Kentucky could see some significant snowfall this weekend, as a Winter Storm Watch has been issued, bringing four to eight inches of snow.The National Weather Service says although most of the state could see some light snow early this wee…
MANCHESTER — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists contractor work will begin on Monday, January 17, to upgrade I-75 median lighting to LED in London from Exit 38 to Exit 41.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear signed into law on Thursday a bill providing emergency relief to the areas of western Kentucky that were ravaged by an outbreak of tornadoes, flooding and other severe weather, Dec. 10-11.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Wednesday outlined the part of his budget that will deal with health care, which includes fully funding Medicaid and a plan to deal with Kentucky’s critical nurse shortage.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Larry Forgy, a prominent attorney who was active in Republican party politics for 50 years and sought the governor’s office three times in the 1980s and 1990s, died Thursday morning in Lexington at the age of 82.The news was first revealed in a Facebook post from his si…
His quest for equality and his reverence to God were the qualities for which Martin Luther King Jr. is most known, while his "I Have a Dream" speech remains the theme for those wishing to eliminate prejudice and racism decades after King's death.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has stopped the Biden administration from enforcing a requirement that employees at large businesses be vaccinated against COVID-19 or undergo weekly testing and wear a mask on the job.
The Kentucky State Police Post 11 in London covers seven counties which includes Laurel, Rockcastle, Clay, Whitley, Wayne, Pulaski and McCreary County.
LONDON — At approximately 8 a.m. on Thursday, an unidentified male robbed the KY-192 BP Station at gunpoint.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Larry Forgy, a Republican stalwart who ran for governor three times in Kentucky, losing a heartbreakingly close election in 1995, has died. He was 82.
It was indeed a busy year for Laurel Sheriff's officials, with numerous investigations - four of which were murder investigations, hundreds of arrests for various charges in addition to the regular patrols and calls for assistance.
London and Laurel County was "lit up like a Christmas tree" during December - marking the second annual "Lights Around London" contest that pits businesses and residences to test their decorating creativity with light displays.
While the world continued to deal with the coronavirus as 2021 rang in with little fanfare, vaccines and masks continued to be the recurring theme throughout the year.
Laurel County school administrators and board members were a bit leery after canceling school on Thursday in lieu of a predicted winter storm that didn't arrive until the early afternoon. But the weather forecasts prevailed and within an hour, the heavy snowfall left roadways treacherous.
The list for mayor candidates is down to two, and the London City Council will have the first run-off race in over a decade in the May primary with 15 candidates currently filing for the six available spots.
Laurel County will be split into six House of Representatives districts, rather than the five that now define the county, under the latest re-districting plan.
FRANKFORT, Ky. – On the heels of the legislature returning to Frankfort, newly elected Timmy Truett was sworn in at the Kentucky State Capitol and received his committee assignments for the 2022 Regular Session. House Speaker David Osborne appointed Truett to the Economic Development and Wor…
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Gov. Andy Beshear said Kentucky reported 52,603 new COVID-19 cases last week, the highest weekly total ever by nearly 22,000 cases. The second highest week for new cases was the week ending Sept. 5, 2021, when 30,680 cases were reported.
Influenza cases in Kentucky continue on the rise, and health officials say it's not too late to get your flu vaccination. Flu season typically peaks in February, but runs through May."It is very important that people get their flu vaccine," said Brooke Hudspeth, chief practice officer at the…
Saturday, Jan. 15, is the last day for Kentuckians to sign up for federally subsidized health insurance through Kynect, the state's online portal.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear on Monday proposed a massive budget increase for Kentucky education, releasing a plan that calls for the state to fully fund pre-kindergarten programs for every 4-year-old.
MAYFIELD, Ky. (KT) – Bob Waldridge had a bad feeling on the night of Dec. 10. There were reports of tornadoes were bearing down on Mayfield. Sometimes there were false alarms but this one looked like it was going to hit.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear has signed legislation pushing back this year's filing deadline for political candidates in Kentucky — a necessary step as lawmakers rush to finish redistricting.
It took longer for winter to truly arrive this year, but it’s making up for lost time with a blast of measurable snow across much of Kentucky. With significant accumulations expected and temperatures dipping into the single digits and low- to mid-teens, conditions will push the livestock col…
Driving on Friday should be limited to emergencies only. Roadways in Laurel County will be slick and hazardous. Deputies will be out in full force to assist on any traffic problems.
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Approximately 200 Kentucky Army National Guard Soldiers gathered for a departure ceremony at Lexcity Church in Lexington on Thursday.
TRI-COUNTY — Winter weather expected to hit the Tri-County came Thursday afternoon and quickly turned roads hazardous.
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Gov. Andy Beshear has declared a state of emergency following heavy snowfall that started earlier Thursday and is continuing this evening across the commonwealth.
Laurel County Sheriff John Root reports that all roadways in Laurel County are snow covered and very slick and hazardous. Numerous crashes are occurring. Travel should be limited to emergencies only. Motorists should exercise caution if they have to travel. Deputies are on patrol to assist m…
The economic boom that has defined Laurel County over the past years continued throughout 2021, with several more businesses opening during December. Paula Thompson, executive director of the London-Laurel County Economic Development Authority, announced more businesses and future developmen…
LONDON—A group of young adults from a local church recently gave their time and efforts to helping tornado victims in Western Kentucky.
An East Bernstadt man was arrested after he created a disturbance in a northern Laurel business on Tuesday and left his baby in a running vehicle outside the business.
The need for high speed internet is prevalent throughout south and eastern Kentucky, but the need is decreased in some sections of Laurel County.
While the Kentucky legislators discuss redistricting, there is also talk of extending the filing deadline for the May 2022 primary election.
- Heavy, wet snow expected across southern, central Kentucky
- New captain calming the rough waters of Kentucky's oldest ferry
- Lights Around London names winners in second annual contest
- Laurel County BOE approves new positions
- Civil Suits Filed Dec. 27, 2021 - Jan. 5, 2022
- Officials warn of hazardous roads; Power outages reported throughout area
- Arrests Dec. 22-29
- City council will host run-off race in May; Gilbert withdraws from Mayor Race
- Man crashes while passing recovery emergency vehicles
- LATE-GAME SURGE: North Laurel captures crosstown showdown thanks to play in final five minutes