The flood waters are beginning to slowly recede across most of Eastern Kentucky and the snow showers are coming to an end. Roads will remain slick tonight as temperatures drop below zero. Drier weather moves into the area tomorrow and looks to stay with us for several days. . Keep it locked to WYMT for updates.
A compromise about making the University of Pikeville a public school is being worked out behind the scenes in Frankfort.
The Lexington Herald reports the latest potential plan would use coal severance tax dollars that had been envisioned for UPIKE to fund a new financial aid program for aspiring students in coal-producing counties.
A study by a national consultant on the feasibility of making UPIKE a public school is due on March 15th.