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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Estill Co. wildfires create smoky smell in Lexington, Fayette Co.

Estill Co. wildfires create smoky smell in Lexington, Fayette Co.

Rayleigh Deaton, Editor-in-Chief November 9, 2022

Wildfires in Estill County have created a haze and smell of smoke in Fayette County as wind pushes the smoke to the western part of the state. The fire began as a brush fire near Pitts Road, according...

Estill County resident Joey Dobson surveys the yard of his aunts house, which was damaged by flooding in 2021 floods in Kentucky. Photo by Brooklyn Kelley | Staff

Left with little, one Kentucky county slowly picks up the pieces after record floods

Brooklyn Kelley March 11, 2021

With no way in and no way out, citizens of Estill County in Eastern Kentucky were left to watch as floods destroyed the fabric of their lives.According to the National Weather Service, on March 3 the Kentucky...

Kentucky should keep saying no to nuclear energy

EDITORIAL March 22, 2016

At the beginning of March, a state investigation revealed there was improper disposal of radioactive waste at an Ashland landfill. This provides another warning for our future — although nuclear energy...

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