burn bans

Environment
3:25 pm
Fri August 17, 2012

Six County-Wide Burn Bans Left in W. Ky.

Six western Kentucky counties remain under burn ban orders.
forestry.ky.gov

Six county-wide burn bans remain in western Kentucky after Marshall and McCracken county officials lifted their bans today. The river counties of Ballard, Hickman, Fulton and Carlisle still have burn ban notices in effect. Christian and Graves counties also have burn bans.

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Morning Cram
9:37 am
Fri August 10, 2012

the morning cram [the next big thing edition]

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From NPR: Curiosity is (somewhat) safe on mars and NPR explores the high pressure environment of mission control as the rover touched down. 

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Environment
6:48 am
Fri August 10, 2012

Burn Ban Update: More Dry Weather Ahead

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With more dry weather ahead and predicted high winds 11 west Kentucky counties remain under burn bans. Graves County is the latest county to institute the ban.  Here is the latest list of burn bans from the department of forestry.

Environment
3:19 pm
Thu July 26, 2012

Many W. Ky. Counties Remain Under Burn Bans

More than half of western Kentucky counties remain under burn bans this week. Out of 22 counties, 15 have reported burn bans to the Kentucky Division of Forestry. Some cities, including Madisonville have issued their own bans on outdoor burning and fireworks.

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Environment
9:37 am
Tue July 17, 2012

Burn Ban Lifted

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A little rain makes a difference in two drought-stricken Western Kentucky counties. The Paducah Sun reports Carlisle County lifts a ban on open burning today. 

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Environment
5:00 am
Mon July 2, 2012

Fourth of July Fireworks Concerns

As the Fourth of July holiday approaches, forestry officials warn fireworks celebrations could cause fires. 

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Government
1:11 pm
Fri June 29, 2012

All Burning Banned in Christian County

Christian County has banned all open burning and fireworks until further notice, but that won’t affect professional fireworks displays. 

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Drought
12:39 pm
Mon June 25, 2012

Counties in West Kentucky Issue Burn Bans

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While West Kentucky's drought and fire risks are some of the worst in the state only four west Kentucky Counties have issued burn bans.

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