Salt At A Premium On This Wintry Day

People in Lexington preparing for the winter storm are finding out everyone else is doing the same. Those who are looking for ice melt may be out of luck.

All Lowe's stores in Lexington have been sold out since late Thursday afternoon.

A manager says the supplier doesn't think it will be able to deliver more ice melt until the end of the weekend.

Many business owners are looking for the ice melt to prevent people from slipping on sidewalks.


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  • by Fred Location: Lexington on Mar 9, 2008 at 06:43 AM
    It's the casino's fault... ;)
  • by Michele Location: Lexington on Mar 8, 2008 at 08:23 PM
    Sorry it's actually 10 10 10 fertilizer and it works really well.
  • by Wow Location: RIchmond on Mar 8, 2008 at 03:30 PM
    Bet some people blame it on teh casinos. Lol Personally I love driving my jeep on an untouched snow covered gravel road. Sidewalks never bothered me either because the snow keeps traction ove rthe ice when your walking unless your built like an upside down top.
  • by Connor Location: Louisville on Mar 7, 2008 at 02:51 PM
    In Louisville rock salt sold within a couple of days
  • by Fred Location: Lexington on Mar 7, 2008 at 01:44 PM
    Go to Krogers and buy them out of Mortons!
  • by Michele Location: Lexington on Mar 7, 2008 at 12:50 PM
    I heard that 10 / 10 fertilizer works as well as the salt. Also, it doesn't eat up your concrete and helps your grass grow.
  • by Sue Location: Stanford on Mar 7, 2008 at 11:49 AM
    Where does stanford Kentucky stand for these storms are we in same cateqory as lexington???
  • by Doctor Dementia on Mar 7, 2008 at 09:59 AM
    The headline mentions the word "salt" but the text of the story says "ice melt" and doesn't mention salt at all. That's okay, too much salt will just cause our roads to have high blood pressure.
  • by Michael R Location: Mount Sterling on Mar 7, 2008 at 09:55 AM
    Try cattle salt--it works for me when rock salt isn't available. Go to your local farm/feed store.

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