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Websites Introduce Younger Kids To Chats

Updated: 07/13/2007 - This past spring, 10-year-old Adam Young joined other tweens on Club Penguin, playing games, throwing virtual snowballs and chatting with fellow kids who appear onscreen as plump cartoon penguins. A few weeks later, Adam asked Mom to pay $5 a month for extra features, such as decorating his online persona's igloo.

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$54 million Secured For Ongoing Dam Repairs

Updated: 07/12/2007 - A federal spending bill includes 54 (M) million dollars for ongoing repairs at the Wolf Creek Dam. The funds are targeted at stopping seepage and stabilizing the lake's level once the fixes are done.

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Flight Diverted In Security Scare

Posted: 07/12/2007 - A flight from Los Angeles to London was diverted to New York Thursday because of what officials said may have been an unfounded security scare.

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Better Seal Rules, Underground Inspections Urged For Mines

Posted: 07/12/2007 - Disturbing images have been presented by an eastern Kentucky coal miner to a federal panel hearing testimony in Lexington on a rule requiring stronger seals for abandoned sections of underground mines.

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Kentucky Firefighters To Help Battle Fires In Northwest

Posted: 07/12/2007 - Fourteen full-time and five seasonal Kentucky Division of Forestry firefighters are leaving today to assist in fighting wildfires in Idaho. An additional forestry employee left yesterday to assist with information and communications on a large fire in Oregon.

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Eleven Kentuckians Died In Holiday Driving Crashes

Updated: 07/12/2007 - Preliminary statistics indicate that eleven people died in ten separate crashes on Kentuckys roadways during the five-day Independence Day holiday reporting period.

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World's Tallest Man Gets Married

Updated: 07/12/2007 - The world's tallest man married a woman who's two-thirds his height and half his age, holding a traditional Mongolian ceremony Thursday with great fanfare at the tomb of Kublai Khan.

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President Insists On US Success In Iraq

Posted: 07/12/2007 - President Bush is insisting that the US must succeed in Iraq, vowing to push ahead in spite of a report that says the Iraqi government has not yet fully met any of 18 goals for political, military and economic reform.

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Edwards Takes Page From RFK's Book, To Give Speech Next Week In Kentucky

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Posted: 07/12/2007 - The campaign of presidential hopeful John Edwards has a ready answer for all the criticism about his expensive haircuts and expansive home. He believes a man can be wealthy and care about the poor, too. He points to a Democratic hero - Robert F. Kennedy.

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Tour Bus Company Rated Poorly, I-65 Deadly Crash

Updated: 07/12/2007 - A tour bus company involved in a fatal highway crash in southern Kentucky last month has received an unsatisfactory compliance rating from a federal oversight agency.

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