Flooding is a major concern today across Eastern Kentucky as rivers continue to rise after the heavy rain and snow melt of the last few days. Now as the rain has transitioned to sleet and snow roads will become treacherous and ice covered. Flood Warnings and Winter Storm Warnings remain in effect for most of the day. Keep it locked to WYMT for updates.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky residents can drop off unwanted tires free of charge during a succession of amnesty events across the state starting Thursday and continuing through October.
The Waste Tire Trust Fund collects $1 for every new tire purchased in the state and finances the program. The Division of Waste Management says more than 22 million scrap tires have been collected during amnesty days and illegal open dump cleanups since the program began in 1998.
County solid waste coordinators can provide details of locations and drop-off times.
Events are scheduled in Boyd, Bracken, Carter, Elliott, Fleming, Greenup, Lewis, Mason and Robertson counties.
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