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Wildcats commit named MVP of Kentucky 5A state title game

A UK commit was named Most Valuable Player of the Kentucky 5A state championship Saturday. Frederick Douglass' Ty Bryant was named MVP after recording an interception, converting a crucial 4th-and-1 and scoring the go-ahead touchdown on a 1-yard run in the Broncos' 28-7 win over Bowling Green in front of future head coach Mark Stoops and UK teammates Dane Key and Vito Tisdale at Kroger Field.
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Longtime Kentucky volunteer firefighter passes away, community mourns

GRAYSON, KY (WOWK) — A longtime volunteer firefighter recently passed away, according to various fire departments in Eastern Kentucky. Duane Suttles was the treasurer for the Kentucky Firefighters Association and the Assistant Fire Chief for the Grayson Fire Department in Carter County. Suttles also served as the Grayson City Clerk and previously served on city […]
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Health data shows increase in COVID-19 community levels for western Kentucky

The Kentucky Department for Public Health (KDPH) released COVID-19 data Friday that shows nine counties in western Kentucky are at a high community level. Ballard, Carlisle, Crittenden, Graves, Hickman, Livingston, Lyon, Marshall and McCracken Counties are at a high community level. At this level, you're recommended to wear masks in indoor public settings and limit indoor in-person gatherings. If you're a high risk person, such as someone who is immunocompromise or 65 and older, consider avoiding nonessential indoor public activities.

SEE: Kentucky Trail Cam Capture Showdown Between A Pack of Wild Dogs & A Huge Buck

A Kentucky Trail Cam caught the most vivid and crazy photos of a pack of wild dogs devouring a large buck and one photo of a gorgeous Albino Deer. LOOK-> Angel here and last week I wrote an article about Hilarious Confessions & Questions I have as a Deer Hunter's Wife. One of the things I talked about was my husband's obsession with his deer cameras. He is constantly watching those things like it's a full-time job. The upside to this is every once in a while he will capture something completely amazing.

It’s Kentucky Winter Weather Awareness Week

December 4-10, 2022 is Winter Weather Awareness Week in Kentucky. The winter season can bring many different hazards and impacts to the region. Winter Weather Awareness week is your reminder that you need to be Weather Ready for all types of hazards, such as winter storms, snow squalls, ice storms, heavy rain and flooding, high winds, and even severe weather. All week long, the National Weather Service office in Louisville, KY will be sharing information on how to prepare for winter, which will be viewable on our social media platforms (Facebook and Twitter). Please Share/Retweet to share this knowledge with others.

Look for more attacks on Kentucky’s open government laws

Kentucky lawmakers faced a dilemma in 1975. One year earlier, they enthusiastically enacted an open meetings and an open records law aimed at restoring the public’s trust in government. Years of deception associated with the Vietnam Conflict and clandestine and illegal activities by the Nixon administration — collectively referred to as the Watergate scandal — prompted Kentucky’s General Assembly, and a number of state legislatures across the country, to enact laws securing the people’s right to “remain informed so they may retain control over the instruments that they have created.”

Kentucky weather: Increasing clouds Monday with showers developing

LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) — Rain, rain, slow to go away this week. Look for clouds to increase on Monday with showers developing, mainly in the afternoon. That rain will come up from the South and West. Meanwhile, more rain should arrive Monday night in both coverage and intensity.

KYDR volunteers provided hope and healing in midst of unprecedented storm

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (KT) – They are the heroes in yellow shirts, the hands and feet of Jesus, a comforting storm after the devastating storm. Kentucky Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers were among the first on the scene after tornadoes cut a swath of destruction through western Kentucky that left 80 dead and many wondering how they were going to survive after having homes swept away.

PHOTOS – 2022 Kentucky Farm Bureau Annual Meeting

Kentucky Farm Bureau members celebrated 2022 and began to plan for 2023 during the annual meeting held December 1-3 at the Galt House in Louisville. More than 2,100 Farm Bureau delegates and members were in attendance for the annual meeting. Your Ag Edge’s Alan Watts shares photos from the event.

Wet Week Ahead

Even though we have received a little bit of rain recently, we are still in a drought, many of us still in a severe drought. Luckily enough, we've got multiple rain chances over the next work week. A very unsettled pattern is heading our way with multiple systems that could...

WWII veteran from Eastern Kentucky dies at 103

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - World War II veteran Henry C. Ledford died on Friday at 103-years-old. Ledford was from Clay County. He was one of the oldest veterans in the state of Kentucky. Ledford’s 411th Infantry Regiment freed prisoners from a concentration camp near Landsberg, Germany. In a Facebook...

Inflation affecting Christmas tree farms in Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) – Natural Christmas trees are expected to cost 10-15% more this season due to the cost of fertilizer and fuel making it more expensive for local farms to produce their crop. Sunday was the last day to chop down a tree at Barker’s Christmas Tree Farm, but reservations were fully booked for the day.

Kentucky Christmas Train Rides (2022): A Complete Guide

A Christmas train ride in Appalachia is a scenic and wonderful experience, which has attracted thousands annually from New York to Georgia. Some of the popular locations hosting these events include the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad, West Virginia Central, Adirondack Railroad, ‎Colebrookdale Railroad, and Virginia Scenic Railway among others.