Authorities from Breathitt & Lee County were called out for a hazmat incident Tuesday night in Lee County. The incident occurred on Abner Flat Rd. off of 2017. Driver was reportedly following directions on a tom tom (GPS) and came in wrong way. The driver was hauling Hauling Terpene Hydrocarbon. There was no spillage from the [...]
The heavy weekend rain caused a significant pavement break to develop on KY 52 in Lee County west of Beattyville, between mile markers 5 and 6 on Hatton Hollow Hill. Repairs to this damage will begin on Wednesday, May 5, and are expected to last two days. Beginning at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, motorists should [...]
BEATTYVILLE, KY — Is it possible to manufacture up to 500,000 cars a year with no landfill waste? It actually happens at Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc. (TMMK), and Lee County Middle School (LCMS) students can tell you all about it. Twenty-five LCMS students toured the TMMK plant and Environmental Education Center in Georgetown on [...]
Approximately 4:00am Lee County Dispatch received a call of a fire at the B&B Grocery on Hwy 52 near the Lee County / Breathitt County Line, in the community of Athol. It is still unknown as to the cause of the early morning fire. We will have more as information becomes available.