kentucky department of homeland security http://wkms.org en Kentucky Opens New Emergency Operations Center http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-opens-new-emergency-operations-center <p></p><p>Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear opened a new emergency operations center Monday that has been built to withstand any weather catastrophes that hit the state, including winds of up to 250 mph.</p><p>Beshear says the $11.8 million facility in Frankfort will be a lifeline to all of Kentucky's 120 counties in times of trouble. Tue, 22 Oct 2013 12:33:58 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 35924 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Opens New Emergency Operations Center Grants awarded to 5 Ky. law enforcement agencies http://wkms.org/post/grants-awarded-5-ky-law-enforcement-agencies <p>Five Kentucky law enforcement agencies, including two in our region, will share nearly $33,000 worth of grants to provide essential equipment for law enforcement officers..&nbsp; The grants are being awarded through the state Law Enforcement Protection Program and administered by the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security.&nbsp; The money can be used to acquire body armor, weapons, ammunition and Tasers.&nbsp; Mon, 15 Jul 2013 13:27:19 +0000 Todd Hatton & The Associated Press 33071 at http://wkms.org Grants awarded to 5 Ky. law enforcement agencies