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Fireworks: An explosion of fear for animals

Tips for keeping pets, wildlife and farmed animals safe and happy during seasonal celebrations   Many people enjoy the booming sounds and flashing colors of fireworks, but they can be terrifying, overwhelming⁠ and hazardous for both wild and domestic animals. On the Fourth of July, many animals become so frightened by the noise and commotion…

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FIREWORKS!

 National poll shows some parents need to enforce better safety rules on fireworks; children’s sparklers can be dangerous, too   By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News As communities and families prepare to celebrate the Fourth of July, some parents overlook the risks of burn and injury that fireworks pose for children, according to a national…

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Fire Destroys Several Buildings In Millersburg

Fire destroys almost one whole block in Millersburg yesterday, June 22, 2022. That included three apartments , as well as the post office. It was been a challenging day for firefighters – hot weather when the fire started, then a storm with gusty winds. A lot of civilians came out with coolers of water to…

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Boil Water Advisory For MillersburgA precautionary boil water advisory has been issued for Kentucky American Water customers in Millersburg. This precautionary advisory has been issued due to a large firefighting effort this afternoon in downtown Millersburg. During a boil water advisory, it is recommended that customers boil for three minutes any tap water they intend to use for consumption, such as for drinking, cooking or making ice. After boiling water, customers should let the water cool before consuming it. This precautionary advisory is in effect until further notice.

A precautionary boil water advisory has been issued for Kentucky American Water customers in Millersburg. This precautionary advisory has been issued due to a large firefighting effort this afternoon in downtown Millersburg. During a boil water advisory, it is recommended that customers boil for three minutes any tap water they intend to use for consumption,…

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Living on Moscow time…

Bourbon County native Kris Poole Feller happy to be back in the USA! PAT CONLEY | Citizen Staff Let’s just say it’s in her best interest not to talk about the politics surrounding her recent, abrupt exit from Moscow. Suffice to say Kris Poole Feller, her husband Sean and their 18 year-old daughter Elaine Kathryn…

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Asphalt project scheduled for two routes in Fayette County

Bryan Station Road/KY 1970 and Jack Creeks Road/KY 1975 LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 13, 2022) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists of a scheduled asphalt project for two routes in Lexington. Alternating lane closures will be necessary for the work to be completed. Tuesday, June 14 – 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. Jacks Creek Road/KY 1975…

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2021 Kentucky Drug Overdose Report Now Available

Increased use of fentanyl largest contributor to rise in death toll FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 13, 2022) – Today, the Commonwealth of Kentucky released the 2021 Drug Overdose Report which indicates that 2,250 Kentuckians died from drug overdoses in 2021, a 14.5% increase compared with the year prior. More than 107,000 overdose deaths were reported in the…

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Op-Ed: Kentuckians are feeling the squeeze of inflation

Opinion Submission Jennifer Kirchner, Executive Director jennifer@kbtnet.org www.kbtnet.org From food to fuel to housing, many of our citizens are facing more financial difficulties than ever before. Thankfully, our elected officials are searching for solutions to help Kentuckians get through these tough times. While we applaud broad approaches to help reduce the financial burdens many of…

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