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First reported 14 mins ago - Updated 14 mins ago - 1 reports

Food City School Bucks Program pays off for local schools

PERRY Co., Ky. (WYMT) - Making a trip to the grocery store could help our local schools. Employees at the Food City in Hazard said that is the goal of their School Bucks Program.Assistant Manager Jeanette Prater said, "You don't have to have kids to get ... [Published WKYT - 14 mins ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 54 mins ago - 1 reports

Two Campbellsville firefighters hurt during ALS ice bucket challenge

Campbellsville, Kentucky - Two Taylor County firefighters were seriously injured Thursday while helping the Campbellsville University band take part in an ALS ice bucket challenge."We express heartfelt sympathy and prayers for the families of the two ... [Published WKYT - 6 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Lexington puppy found chemically burned, branded with profanity

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - We're tracking the investigation into a disturbing case of animal cruelty in Lexington. Animal control officials say someone chemically burned profanity onto a dog's skin.The puppy is now being treated at the Lexington Humane Society ... [Published WKYT - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Thursday classes cancelled in Leslie County due to flooding

Hyden, Ky. (WYMT)-- Leslie County Schools cancelled classes Thursday due to flooding."Last night, we had some communications about one of our roads being washed out, and we had two buses that couldn't run and we had some flooding in some other low-lying ... [Published WKYT - 2 hours ago]
Entities: Flooding, Education
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

ATVs and motorcycle stolen from Johnson County dealership

JOHNSON COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Thieves in Johnson County recently hit a local power sport dealership...stealing two atv's and a motorcycle.Folks with M & M Powersports say the units stolen were not even new, but there for repairs.Marty Williams says, "I ... [Published WKYT - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Stolen goods, Sport
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Heavy rains flood Perry Co. church 2 times in 3 days

PERRY COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - Heavy rains turned a muddy mountain creek behind a Perry County church into a raging river twice this week."It's heartbreaking. This time it knocks you back a little more. You just finished cleaning up and then this hits again," ... [Published WKYT - 3 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Rebuilding, cleaning follow floods in Leslie County

Wooton, Ky. (WYMT)-- A crew from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet worked Thursday to rebuild a driveway Wednesday night's flooding destroyed."It came so quick," said Nick Walker, whose driveway the crew worked on Thursday morning. "There wasn't a whole ... [Published WKYT - 3 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Strong winds rip through Wayne Co., tearing storage business apart

WAYNE COUNTY, Ky. - (WKYT) - In Wayne County, Wednesday’s severe weather tore apart a boat storage business, causing extensive damage to the buildings and many of the boats.“We worked half the night and today taking care of the mess and watching over ... [Published WKYT - 3 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

WKYT Investigates: your water bill at work, Lexington proactive in water pipe upgrades

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Kentucky American Water engineers spent one morning recently between Third Street and Sixth Street. They were replacing a water pipe that had been in the ground since1914."We focus on areas where maybe pipes haven't been performing ... [Published WKYT - 5 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Heavy rains cause more flooding, mudslides in Knott County

CARRIE, Ky (WYMT) - Folks were just coming off a day of cleanup before Wednesday night's storms struck. People living near Hindman in Knott County once again found themselves battling swift waters. The Carrie community was particularly hard hit.Trena ... [Published WKYT - 5 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

State emergency officials concerned about flood potential in eastern Kentucky

PERRY COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - State emergency officials are keeping a close eye on the rain potential over the next few days. Officials say the ground is already full of water in some areas, particularly eastern Kentucky.State emergency officials are concerned ... [Published WKYT - 10 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Lexington ice cream truck driver accused of sexual abuse appears in court

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A Lexington ice cream truck driver, accused of sexually abusing children, appeared in court on Wednesday.The hearing for Lewis Street was delayed because he still doesn't have an attorney. A judge gave Street one week to get o ... [Published WKYT - Aug 20 2014]

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"We have a list of the schools," Prater said. "If you have a school that you want to let your purchases go towards then all you have to do is give us the name, we'll look it up, and put the number in."
"Last night, we had some communications about one of our roads being washed out, and we had two buses that couldn't run and we had some flooding in some other low-lying areas" said Ralph Hoskins, Superintendent of Leslie County Schools
"We don't want poor Felicity to be identified or limited because of her scarring or because of the profane word on her" said Ashley Hammond, with the Lexington Humane Society
Marty Williams says, "I think I wouldn't be as mad if they stole something that I own rather than stealing my customers because we have a really family oriented business and our customers are like family. So when they steal one of my customer's machines...it just rips your heart out."

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Lexington puppy found chemically burned, brande... [Published WKYT - 2 hours ago]
ATVs and motorcycle stolen from Johnson County ... [Published WKYT - 3 hours ago]
Heavy rains flood Perry Co. church 2 times in 3... [Published WKYT - 3 hours ago]
Rebuilding, cleaning follow floods in Leslie Co... [Published WKYT - 3 hours ago]
Strong winds rip through Wayne Co., tearing sto... [Published WKYT - 3 hours ago]
WKYT Investigates: your water bill at work, Lex... [Published WKYT - 5 hours ago]
Heavy rains cause more flooding, mudslides in K... [Published WKYT - 5 hours ago]
Two Campbellsville firefighters hurt during ALS... [Published WKYT - 6 hours ago]
Pulaski County man faces a receiving stolen pro... [Published WKYT - 6 hours ago]
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Strong storms back in the forecast [Published WKYT - 15 hours ago]
Stranger flashes gun during late night strong-a... [Published WKYT - 16 hours ago]
Heavy rainfall causing Perry County home to sli... [Published WKYT - 22 hours ago]
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