Get text messages on your mobile phone or PDA with news, weather and more from Central Kentucky News.

Stay connected to us wherever you are! With Text Alerts, get breaking news updates along with other area information sent to you as a text message to your wireless device.

Choose from the following message categories:

  • News - Get breaking news directly from your local newspaper.
  • Severe Weather Alerts - Be notified when severe weather strikes our area.
  • Daily Weather Forecast - Receive the daily forecast to your phone.
  • School Closings/Emergency Notices/Announcements - Be alerted when when your school is closed or delayed.
  • Sports News/Scores - Stay up-to-date with scores and news from your favorite college and high school teams.
  • News Updates (Email only) - Receive email updates from your local newspaper.

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Important: Our systems are tested for performance and reliability on a frequent basis. However, normal network transmission limitations can occur from time-to-time and may cause delays in the receipt of messages.

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1) News Alerts

2) Severe Weather

2a) Daily Weather Forecast

3) School Closings/Emergency Notices/Announcements

4a) Sports News - Collegiate

4b) Sports News - High School

5) News Updates (Email only)

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