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Obama Takes Formidable Lead For White House

Posted: 11/04/2008 - Barack Obama built a formidable a lead in his bid to become the first black president Tuesday night, pushing ahead of John McCain in a nation clamoring for change.

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High Turnout, But No KY Record

Updated: 11/05/2008 - While Kentucky voters endured long lines at times Tuesday, voter turnout statewide did not beat the record levels set in 2004, state officials said.

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President-Elect Obama Faces Daunting Challenges

Updated: 11/05/2008 - His storied election behind him and weighty problems in his face, Barack Obama turned Wednesday to the task of building an administration in times of crisis as Americans and the world absorbed his history-shattering achievement as the first black leader ascending to the presidency.

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McCain Wins Kentucky

Updated: 11/04/2008 - Republican U.S. Sen. John McCain has won Kentucky and collected eight electoral votes in a state that has picked the overall winner in presidential races dating back to 1964.

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Crews Battle Forest Fire

Posted: 11/04/2008 - Crews are working overtime to contain a forest fire spanning close to 1,000 acres.

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Free Health Clinic Coming to Knott County

Posted: 11/04/2008 - The Remote Area Medical Clinic, known as RAM, offers free medical and dental services across the country. One of the clinic's next stops will be right here in eastern Kentucky.

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Man Claims He Was Harassed While Waiting To Vote

Updated: 11/04/2008 - Voters in southern Kentucky are waiting in long lines to cast their votes, but one man in Somerset claims his wait turned violent after someone hit him in line.

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Student Robbed At EKU

Posted: 11/04/2008 - Eastern Kentucky University officials have issued what they call a special bulletin from the campus police chief.

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Father Charged With Abuse

Posted: 11/04/2008 - Police say 19-year-old Joseph Johnson admitted he shook his five-month-old baby, dropped him on the floor and threw him across the bedroom.

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Obama Awaits Election Results

Posted: 11/04/2008 - Barack Obama has cast his ballot in the election he hopes will make him the country's first black president.

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Woman Escapes Apparent Abduction

Posted: 11/04/2008 - Police say a woman escaped an abduction early Tuesday morning at a Lexington apartment complex.

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Food Pantry Is Nearly Empty

Updated: 11/03/2008 - Pikeville Homeless Shelter directors say more people are coming for meals, but they cannot afford the higher food prices to feed them all.

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Hunting Accident Is To Blame For Weekend Shooting

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Officials with the Johnson County Sheriff's office say 42-year-old Harrison Butcher of West Virginia was squirrel hunting with his uncle Sammy Preece when the shooting happened.

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Thousands Of People Are Without Drinking Water

Updated: 11/03/2008 - With nearly 4,000 people affected, local officials declared a state of emergency for the city of Whitesburg and ordered people not to use the water.

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