Photo courtesy of Bryan Canavan

As temperatures dip down into freezing across west Kentucky, firefighters are battling more structure fires.


  Kentuckians are being told to take steps now to prepare for their home heating demands this winter.


  Crisis funding will be available in January to aid Purchase residents with high heating bills.


Kentuckians who heat their homes with natural gas will see lower prices this heating season than they did last winter.  

The Public Service Commission reports natural gas prices are down more than a third from this time a year ago.  


West Kentucky Allied Services begins its heating assistance program today.

In an effort to help its’ most economically-disadvantaged customers pay their heating bills this winter, Kentucky Utilities Company has announced that it will match $2 for every $1 donated by residential customers to Wintercare. That’s the utility heating assistance program.

LIHEAP Numbers Decline With Warm Weather

Dec 4, 2012

The energy assistance program for low-income families, or LIHEAP (LYE-heep) is seeing a drop in Purchase area applicants by almost 25 percent this winter due to unusually warm weather. West Kentucky Allied Services administers the program in Mayfield.