Teens Recovering After Falling Into Icy Pond

A close call in Southern Kentucky for two teenagers who fell into an icy pond.

It happened in the East Bernstadt community in Laurel County.

We're told the boys were sliding on the ice when they fell through into the water. Ambulance workers tell us by the time they arrived on the scene, the two teens had pulled themselves out of the water.

They were taken to a local hospital with the beginning stages of hypothermia.

Both boys are expected to make a full recovery.


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  • by Joey on Jan 25, 2008 at 06:03 AM
    I had a great childhood. I just knew better than to jump up and down on an icy pond. You guys are telling me not to judge people and you are doing the same thing to me; what a bunch of hypocrites! Ok, maybe the boys aren't morons because my guess is they can spell better than those who are defending them. You people don't even know when to use the word their, there, they're, where or were. Also, Tanya referred to them as a "little slow in the head." Yes sir, that's a great way to describe somebody but at least you did correct it later in your post by saying they have learning problems. If that is true, then I apologize for the moron comment. I still hold fast on my opinion that anybody who would jump up and down on an ice covered pond doesn't deserve sympathy. Yep, you may think I'm cold hearted, but coddling every kid for doing something wrong won't teach them a darn thing. Ask any teacher and they'll tell you the same thing. Sure, I'm glad they are okay.
  • by fyi on Jan 24, 2008 at 05:04 PM
    Try it with a jack hammer next time
  • by classified Location: anonymous on Jan 23, 2008 at 03:22 AM
    ok this sounds werid but i think it was my friend. I hope hes ok.
  • by And rember kids Location: Don't try this at home on Jan 22, 2008 at 05:54 PM
    Glad the lads are ok. This would make a good Jack-ass movie, A couple of guys, a fifth of Jim Beam, a frozen pond , a video camera, and last but not least, a jack hammer!
  • by Karlyy. Location: London. on Jan 22, 2008 at 05:41 PM
    They are only boys, boys that we're doing nothing but having fun. It was a complete accident. I know both boys personally. There very decent, and nice boys, there not morons, maybe you should know them before you start labeling.
  • by sissy Location: london on Jan 22, 2008 at 05:25 PM
    Joey (Edited)from Lex.These boys are boys they will do boy things. As a woman I done things like that too as a CHILD!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am sorry you did not have a FUN!!! childhood. But please dont call the ones that is or did have a fun childhood a MORON. I know the family very well and not a one of them is MORONS So please keep hushed about the boys that will be boys Im sure that there is more on here that done somethings there not proud of than they are that livedin a bubble there teenage yrs.
  • by Tracie Location: Ky on Jan 22, 2008 at 05:21 PM
    Apparently from the way it sounds "Joey" is perfect and never made a poor judgement as kid, he must of been perfect. Kids are gonna be kids I don't care how old they are. We need to Thank God they made it throught his ordeal not call them names.
  • by Tanya Bowling Location: London Kentucky on Jan 22, 2008 at 03:40 PM
    Okay, eddie is my little brother and chad is a foster kid, they both are slow in the head, and they are lucky to be alive. Calling them morons makes you look stupid and very heartless. Thats all I have to say about the situation. They was just trying to have fun and didnt know better, like I said they have learning problems, and they are teenagers, what do you expect?
  • by Wes Location: corbin ky on Jan 22, 2008 at 02:44 PM
    the boys that were involved are my family and they are not morons kids will be kids and adults should act like adults and not call children names GROW UP
  • by Lesa Location: Indianapolis on Jan 22, 2008 at 02:31 PM
    They could have stuck their tongues to a metal pole for''a little fun.''I am tired of people taking risks, foolish ones at that, and endangering others who have to rescue them from themselves. Thankfully in this case all ended well.
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