Environment

Agriculture
8:08 am
Tue July 3, 2012

Heat and Drought Effect Kentucky's Grape Crop

wikipedia.org

The combination of high heat and inconsistent rainfall is hurting many crops in Kentucky including one of the more recent additions to the state’s agriculture industry. 

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Environment
2:15 pm
Mon July 2, 2012

Cooling Stations Coming to a County Near You

Ten counties in our area have opened cooling stations, giving the public with a place to avoid high temperatures and reduce health risks caused by excessive heat. 

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Environment
12:58 pm
Mon July 2, 2012

Clarksville's Mandatory Water Restriction

greenscapes.org

Clarksville water customers are under a mandatory water restriction notice. Clarksville Gas and Water last week suggested customers reduce water usage, now the restriction is mandatory.  

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Roads
8:30 am
Mon July 2, 2012

Lights Out on Eggners Ferry Bridge

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

A Kentucky Transportation Cabinet electrical crew is checking the US 68/KY 80 Eggners Ferry Bridge after navigation lights failed overnight. 

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Weather
8:28 am
Mon July 2, 2012

Record Temperatures in Paducah

Sunday marked the 4th consecutive day of record-setting triple digit highs in Paducah. The 105 degree mark easily topped the July 1st record of 100 degrees set in 1941. 

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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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Environment
2:36 pm
Thu June 28, 2012

Dole Foods Recalls Bagged Salads

http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm309608.htm

Dole Foods is recalling bagged salads sold to Kroger and Wal-Mart stores in six states, including Kentucky and Tennessee.  

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Drought
4:39 pm
Wed June 27, 2012

Governor Beshear Signs Drought Relief Order

US Drought Monitor

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will waive special registration and permit requirements for vehicles carrying drought relief supplies such as water and livestock forage to stricken areas.

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Weather
8:05 am
Wed June 27, 2012

Heat Advisory in Our Region

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a heat advisory for the Four Rivers region beginning tomorrow afternoon and running through Sunday night.  

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Environment
4:12 pm
Tue June 26, 2012

Drought Hits Western Kentucky Crops Hardest

Western Kentucky’s corn and soybean crops have taken a turn for the worse. Statewide crop-reporting says one-fourth of the corn crop is in poor condition, and another third is fair. 

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