• Health and Safety
    Kentucky in Top 5 of US ATV accident-related deaths

    All terrain vehicles (ATVs) are everywhere. They’re the preferred vehicle of hunters and outdoor enthusiasts. However, ATVs are powerful, motorized vehicles than when improperly used can result in serious injury or death of a driver or passenger. Kentucky ranks in the top 5 of all states in America with the most ATV-accident...

  • Kids
    Preparedness Go

    We at the Division of Emergency Management will neither confirm nor deny that some of our households may be obsessed with Pokemon Go. However, as we’ve observed the phenomenon, we’ve noticed that some things players can do to increase their enjoyment of the game can also increase their disaster preparedness. We’re firm...

  • Traffic
    Deer Haven Lane At I-75 closed for construction

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Department of Highways, announces that Deer Haven Road is now closed. The closure is necessary for construction to begin for the second phase of the bridge over Interstate 75. Residents/motorists will need to utilize Polo Club Boulevard until construction of the new Todds Road is complete.

  • Kids
    About this Pokemon Go thing…

    Since last weekend, our Twitter feed has been full of Pokemon Go. If you don’t have kids (or your own inner child isn’t in tune with this phenomenon), you may not be familiar with the game. The following briefing (originally written by Clackmas County, Oregon’s 9-1-1 office) explains why you may have...

  • Health and Safety
    Make Pool Time a Safe Time for All This Summer

    There’s not much more refreshing than getting into a cool swimming pool on a hot day and just letting your cares float away. But water fun means water safety – Drowning is the leading cause of unintentional death for children between the ages of 1 and 4. The Consumer Product Safety Commission...

  • Pets
    Make July 4 a Safe Holiday for Pets

    The Independence Day holiday is a great time to enjoy friends and family. But some family members – your dogs, cats, birds and other companion animals – can find this holiday a time of great stress and anxiety.  When dogs and cats are frightened they are more likely to run away from...

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