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Loud Boom Rocks Southern Kentucky

Updated: 02/16/2009 - 27 NEWSFIRST started receiving phone calls tonight telling us a loud boom, or series of booms were heard this evening in Southern Kentucky.

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Winds Blow Steel Tower Onto House

Posted: 02/13/2009 - Wednesday's winds blew a Floyd County man's 120 foot steel radio tower onto his next door neighbor's home!

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DTV Transition

Posted: 02/13/2009 - The digital transition for television is now set for June 12th but that is not the case for all TV stations.

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Helping In The Wake Of Tragedy

Posted: 02/13/2009 - Members of Hospice of the Bluegrass, who helped after the crash of Comair Flight 5191, have already been in touch with Hospice workers in Buffalo who will now help after the plane crash there.

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Court: Creationists Should Settle Outside Court

Posted: 02/13/2009 - A federal appeals court is telling an Australian ministry and the operator of a Bible-based museum in Kentucky to settle their differences outside the courtroom.

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Airport Shuts Down Shorter Runway

Posted: 02/13/2009 - On Friday at Blue Grass Airport in Lexington, the runway used by the doomed flight of Comair 5191 closed permanently.

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Ky. Soldier Killed In Iraq

Posted: 02/13/2009 - Sergeant Joshua Ward was from Scottsville, in Allen County. He was 30-years-old.

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Three ATV's Stolen

Updated: 02/13/2009 - An eastern Kentucky family believes it was while they were at work and school, when someone came and stole nearly fifteen thousand dollars worth of ATV’s.

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Search Uncovers Hundreds of Pills; 1 Person Arrested

Posted: 02/13/2009 - A man police call “one of the biggest drug dealers in the Lawrence County area” was arrested last week following a nearly eight-month undercover investigation by three law enforcement agencies.

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Combined Investigation Results In Drug Arrest

Posted: 02/13/2009 - A Perry County man suspected of being “a heavy drug trafficker” in the region was arrested Monday, February 9, following a lengthy investigation by Operation UNITE and the Perry County Sheriff’s Office.

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Space Collision Debris to Orbit Earth for Millenia

Posted: 02/13/2009 - The chief of Russia's Mission Control says clouds of debris from the collision between U.S. and Russian communications satellites will circle Earth for thousands of years and threaten numerous satellites.

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Suspect Charged in Deadly Australian Fire

Posted: 02/13/2009 - Authorities are trying to protect a suspect from public anger after charging him today with lighting one of the Australian wildfires.

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Iraqi Police: Female Suicide Bomber Kills 35

Posted: 02/13/2009 - There's been another deadly bombing attack against Shiite pilgrims in Iraq. Officials say 35 people were killed and more than 60 others were injured in an attack today by a female suicide bomber south of Baghdad.

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Celebrating Lincoln's 200th Birthday

Posted: 02/12/2009 - Some say he was one of America's best presidents, and Thursday, across the state, people celebrated the 200th birthday of Kentucky's own Abraham Lincoln. We take you to the outreach event inviting people of all ages to learn a little more about popular president.

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Utility Worker Dies After Fall

Posted: 02/12/2009 - A utility worker from Minnesota died Thursday after a 30-foot fall while working in western Kentucky to restore power knocked out by a recent ice storm.

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Handwritten Lincoln Speech Fetches Millions

Posted: 02/12/2009 - A handwritten manuscript of an 1864 Abraham Lincoln speech sold for $3.44 million on the bicentennial of his birthday Thursday, setting a new auction record for any American historical document.

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Wind Storm Rips Through Home

Posted: 02/12/2009 - Kentuckians get hit twice when wind storms follow ice storms that hit the state.

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