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PSC informational meetings next week on creation of new area code in western Ky.

Will explain options, process of creating new area code

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Oct. 19, 2012) – The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) is conducting meetings to discuss the options and process for the creation of a new area code in all or a portion of the current area code 270, which covers western Kentucky.

The meetings will be conducted by PSC staff and will include an informational presentation and an opportunity to ask questions and submit comments.

Remaining meeting times and locations are listed separately at the end of this news release.

For those unable to attend a meeting, the PSC has produced a narrated slideshow that may be viewed online as a 10-minute video. The video is available here.

A public comment form is available on the PSC website.

It can be filled out online and submitted by e-mail or may be downloaded for submission at a later time.

Comments may be submitted in person at the public meetings. Comments also may be sent by mail to the PSC at P.O. Box 615, Frankfort, KY 40602, by fax to 502-564-9625, or by e-mail from the PSC website. Comments also may be submitted in person at the PSC offices.

All records in the case are available on the PSC website, psc.ky.gov. The case number in the current proceeding is 2012-00129.

Public information meetings on area code 270

Monday, Oct. 22 — 6 p.m. CDT


UK Extension Service

3341 Zion Drive

Wednesday, Oct. 24 — 6 p.m. CDT


Auditorium – Owensboro Middle School

1300 Booth Avenue


Monday, Oct. 29 — 6 p.m. CDT

Bowling Green

Auditorium – Greenwood High School

5065 Scottsville Road


Tuesday, Oct. 30 — 6 p.m. EDT


Room 303ABCD – Occupational Technical Building

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

620 College Street Road