Alice Lloyd College recognized by NAIA
Posted: 4:21 PM
- ALC's athletic program has been labeled by the National Association for Intercollegiate Athletics as a "Champions of Character Five Star Institution".
Dulcimer's history celebrated in several places in Eastern Kentucky
Posted: 6:51 PM
- The instrument's roots include Hindman, Kentucky.
Laurel County couple faces charges, accused of leaving kids in cold car
Posted: 5:22 PM
- Ernest May and Judy Joseph face endangering the welfare of a minor charge.
United Mine Workers responds to strike complaint
Posted: 5:19 PM
- UMW Local No. 1570 filed a response Monday to a lawsuit filed in October by Eastern Associated Coal. Eastern filed the lawsuit after union members walked off the job at the Federal No. 2 mine on the morning of October 17.
Well-known songwriter Bernie Faulkner returns home to Hazard
Updated: 6:43 PM
- Singer and songwriter Bernie Faulkner lives in Nashville now but he tells WYMT that Hazard, Kentucky will always be his home.
Local option sales taxes could help fund Perry County projects
Posted: 4:43 PM
- A statewide organization is hoping the Hazard-Perry County Chamber of Commerce will support their efforts to amend the state's constitution in 2016.
Perry Co. organizations recognized for fundraising efforts
Posted: 6:43 PM
- 17 organizations celebrated their fundraising efforts at Hazard City Hall on Tuesday.
US economy grew at 3.9 percent rate in 3rd quarter
Updated: 11:16 AM
- The U.S. economy grew at a solid 3.9 percent annual rate in the July-September period, even faster than first reported, giving the country its strongest back-to-back quarters of growth in more than a decade.
Hundreds protest in Lexington about Ferguson grand jury decision
Updated: 11:18 PM
- Protesters marched in cities around the country on Tuesday night, including in downtown Lexington.
UPDATE: County police chief: Fabric of Ferguson torn apart
Updated: 3:31 AM
- A grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked weeks of sometimes-violent protests.
SOAR looks for fund for development
Updated: 9:55 PM
- As we continue to watch the coal industry struggle, officials believe its key to tackle our problems now to ensure a strong future.
Police involved crash in Ceredo, WV sends 4 to hospital
Posted: 6:57 AM
- The crash happened about 8:30 p.m. Monday at the intersection of U.S. 60 and Main Street.
County police chief: Fabric of Ferguson torn apart
Posted: 1:14 PM
- St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar says at least a dozen businesses are burning after protests in Ferguson turned violent.
Heavy wind fuels brush fire in Lavalette, West Virginia
Posted: 7:01 AM
- The fire, which spread over approximately 15 acres, destroyed a couple of outbuildings, and the siding of one house suffered heat damage, according to the Division of Forestry.
Attempted child sex assault suspect shares his side of the story
Posted: 7:20 AM
- Investigators said Ermel Copley, 80, admitted he wanted to get the child in his home, tried to kiss him and would have sex with him.
Committee to examine Kentucky State Fair
Posted: 4:15 AM
- The chairman of the Kentucky State Fair Board has named a committee to evaluate the event, which saw attendance drop by about 100,000 this year to the smallest crowd in 30 years.
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