Morning Newsletter

Power cut to some residents near Lexington's Hays Boulevard

About 500 customers near Hays Boulevard were without electricity early Monday after an equipment problem developed, according to the utility company.

The outage was first reported about 2 a.m., according to the Kentucky Utilities Web site.

The affected area is near Hays Boulevard, between Athens-Boonesboro and Todd roads.

Power was expected to be restored by about 11:30 a.m.