Heavy rain will continue to fall across the mountains. Flood Warnings are already out for most of the area through later this afternoon. A Flood Watch continues for everyone through tomorrow night. A Winter Storm Warning goes into effect later today for most of the area. The rain will start to transition to freezing rain/sleet and snow by later this evening, generally between 8 p.m. and midnight. Keep it locked to WYMT for updates.
HENDERSON, Ky. (AP) - Western Kentucky officials say a jail in Henderson is one of three chosen by the state to house a new substance abuse program.
The Gleaner reports that Henderson County Judge-Executive Hugh McCormick says the program would involve 50 female inmates at one time being lodged at the jail for six months while going through treatment. He said the state would pay the county to house and treat the inmates, which would help stabilize the jail's finances. He noted it also would help rehabilitate people.
McCormick said the program is expected to begin in March.