Fire leaves wreckage of large Kentucky furniture store
A fire engulfed Rocky Top Log Furniture in Garrard County on Friday morning. The business manufactured and sold log furniture for homes and hotels online and in store. Another shop was operating in Tennessee.
The estimated jackpot for Friday’s drawing increased from $970 million to $1 billion, which is the largest in Mega Millions history and second-largest in U.S. lottery history. The cash option for the jackpot is $565.6 million.
Gov. Matt Bevin posted a Facebook video launching explosives into the air, saying there is "no room in Kentucky for corruption, overburdensome red tape, pay-to-play politics and inside deals." He later responded with this video.
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin posted a video on social media in which he launches explosives into the air, referring to how he was going to "blow up" things like corruption, overburdensome red tape, pay-to-play politics and inside deals.
Waterways in Georgetown, Ky. and across Scott County overflowed as flash flooding was alerted for the area on Sept. 23. Videos show flooding in East Fork McConnell Run in the area of Stamping Ground and North Elkhorn Creek at Great Crossing Park.
A pair of deer in Shepherdsville, Kentucky, took shelter from bad weather in a building site, before becoming trapped in floodwater with no way to get out. Zoneton Fire Protection District members were able to help as seen in video on September 23.
University of Kentucky officials celebrated the opening of a new, $265 million research building aimed at solving health disparities that plague Kentucky, such as cancer, diabetes, obesity and substance abuse.