DUE TO HEAVY SNOWS IN WESTERN KENTUCKY...WIDESPREAD 6 TO 12 INCH SNOWFALL AMOUNTS HAVE HAULTED AREA TRAVEL. ISOLATED 15 INCH AMOUNTS HAVE BEEN REPORTED. DRIFTS UP TO A FOOT AND A HALF HAVE ALSO BEEN REPORTED. THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM SITUATION AND TRAVEL SHOULD BE AVOIDED IF AT ALL POSSIBLE. (National Weather Service)
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What is Today v3 yellow 300KENTUCKY (8/15/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•1457 - Earliest dated book, "Mainz Psalter," completed

•1848 - M Waldo Hanchett patents dental chair

•1858 - Regular mail to Pacific coast begins

•1918 - 1st full length cartoon (Sinking of Lusitania)

•1958 - Buddy Holly weds Maria Santiago

•1960 - UFO is sighted by 3 California patrolmen

•1968 - Birthday - Debra Messing, American actress

•1969 - Woodstock Music & Art Fair opens in NY State (Max Yasgur's Dairy Farm)

•1972 - Birthday - Ben Affleck, Berkeley California, actor (Armageddon, Pearl Harbor)

•1989 - Birthday - Joe Jonas, American singer (Jonas Brothers)

•1993 - Nolan Ryan, 324th & final victory, Rangers 4, Indians 1

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