A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is out for for much of northern and eastern Kentucky until 9 p.m. This is just east of the Lexington metro.
Eastern Kentucky authorities make a major discovery in the ongoing fight against drugs in the state. Greenup county officials found marijuana plants growing in tall grass and woods behind a farmhouse. A tip from a neighbor led helped police make the discovery. Police say one marijuana plant is worth about $2,000. In this bust, the system was very elaborate and could produce around the clock. Wendel Aaron Searls was arrested in connection with this operation and is facing multiple charges.