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No Belmont for Rachel Alexandra

Updated: 05/29/2009 - The co-owner of Preakness winner Rachel Alexandra says the filly will not run in the Belmont Stakes. Jess Jackson made the announcement Friday afternoon in a statement, explaining that he believes the horse "deserves a well-earned vacation."

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Calipari to call into NCAA hearing from China

Updated: 05/29/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A letter from the NCAA tells Kentucky coach John Calipari he must participate in next week's hearing on alleged major violations at Memphis, even though he isn't considered "at risk" in the probe.

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Gov't allows short-term loans for tax credit

Posted: 05/29/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) - Thousands of first-time homebuyers will be able to get short-term loans so they can quickly make use of a new $8,000 tax credit to pay for some of the costs of buying a home purchase.

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Layoffs at Middlesboro ARH

Updated: 02/05/2010 - About 25 people are out of work at an eastern Kentucky hospital. ARH officials says they were forced to make cutbacks at their Middlesboro Hospital because fewer people are coming through their doors.

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Underwater plant causes concern

Updated: 01/06/2010 - The summer boating season is here, but on some eastern Kentucky lakes, an underwater plant could keep boats in the marina.

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Parents protest school closing

Posted: 05/28/2009 - Parents gathered in one Pike County community, protesting the possibility of closing a local elementary school.

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Adventure tourism conference

Posted: 05/28/2009 - Officials hope an upcoming Adventure Tourism Conference and Expo in the Big Sandy region will help the economy and tourism.

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UK countersues Gillispie in Kentucky

Posted: 05/28/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - The University of Kentucky countersued fired men's basketball coach Billy Gillispie on Thursday, claiming it doesn't owe him pay because he never signed a contract.

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Laurel County child nearly kidnapped twice

Updated: 05/28/2009 - The Laurel County Sheriff's Department is searching for a man who reportedly tried to kidnap the same eleven-year-old girl on two occasions.

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Several drug related arrests

Updated: 05/28/2009 - Several people are behind bars after a major effort that started Thursday morning to get suspected drug dealers off the streets.

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UK issues statement about Memphis NCAA Case

Posted: 05/28/2009 - First and foremost, there are no NCAA allegations against UK Head Men's Basketball Coach John Calipari. Coach Calipari was forthcoming with the University of Kentucky during the hiring process about any issues under investigation at the University of Memphis at that time.

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Raped teen lured on MySpace

Posted: 05/28/2009 - A man and a juvenile are accused of using the website MySpace to lure a teenage girl to the woods, get her drunk, and rape her. It happened in Laurel County, and police believe it's not the first time.

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Alleged violations could wipe out Memphis' season

Updated: 05/28/2009 - MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Memphis athletic director R.C. Johnson defended the men's basketball program Thursday, saying the school checks out all potential players.

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Land Acquisition Protects Thousands of People's Drinking Water

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Thousands of water customers in the Middlesboro area can rest easy after a major federal land acquisition. Federal officials sealed the deal on an addition to the Cumberland Gap National Historical Park that ensures fresh drinking water for years to come.

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Former UK Coach Billy Gillispie Files Lawsuit

Updated: 05/27/2009 - Former University of Kentucky Men's Basketball Coach Billy Gillispie levied a multi-million dollar federal lawsuit against UK's Athletics Association in Dallas late Wednesday afternoon.

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