Severe weather looks likely on Saturday afternoon. The best chances appear to be between 2 p.m. Saturday and Midnight. Damaging winds, large hail, heavy rain, and an isolated tornado or two are possible. The area at the greatest risk for severe weather in eastern Kentucky is in the Cumberland Valley, near the I-75 corridor. Keep it locked here for updates.
Two Perry County coal companies are facing lawsuits after allegations that employees were misled about the security of their jobs.
The Hazard Herald reports Frasure Creek Mining and Trinity Coal Corporation are being challenged with a suit from more than 135 former employees who were laid off earlier this year.
The suit alleges the companies did not give workers a 60 day notice required under the worker adjustment retraining notification act before termination.