Marion, KY – While many areas around the region slowly regain power, the majority of Crittenden County has yet to receive electricity. Marion City Administrator Mark Bryant says power has returned to spots of the county's outskirts, but the Kentucky Utilities Company has only given city officials a vague idea of when the rest of Crittenden will return to normal.
Madisonville, KY – Madisonville Municipal Utilities (MMU) has restored power to approximately 80-percent of their customers. The Madisonville Messenger reports that MMU customers without power are urged to be patient as crews are still working diligently to restore services. Though services have been restored to many, Hopkins County Schools have not yet reopened but officials are meeting tomorrow to set a date.
Princeton, KY – State. Rep. Mike Cherry, a Princeton Democrat, wants to give schools in storm-ravaged parts of the state a break on instructional days this year. Cherry says he's planning to file a bill this week that would allow schools to meet a minimum 167 instructional days this year. Currently, schools are required to have a minimum of 177 school days. Cherry says, he doesn't want to push the school year abnormally forward into June.