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Oil Falls As Low As $118 On Demand Concerns

Posted: 08/05/2008 - Oil traders sent crude prices tumbling as low as $118 Tuesday on the growing belief that a U.S. economic slowdown and high energy costs are curbing consumer demand for gasoline and other petroleum products.

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Governor Beshear Signs Executive Order Allowing Electric Cars

Updated: 08/05/2008 - On Tuesday, Gov. Steve Beshear signed an executive order directing the Transportation Cabinet to immediately develop and implement an emergency regulation authorizing the use of low-speed electric vehicles on Kentucky's roadways.

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MSHA Holds Hearing On Proposed Safety Chambers

Updated: 08/05/2008 - The lone survivor of a deadly underground explosion two years ago says he believes most of his co-workers would have survived if the federal government had required protective chambers stocked with a supply of oxygen.

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Beshear Calls For No-Frills Road Construction

Updated: 08/05/2008 - Kentucky road planners are scaling back construction projects across the state in favor of smaller, less expensive versions, Gov. Steve Beshear said.

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Project To Rehabilitate Beattyville Bridge Continues

Posted: 08/05/2008 - In Beattyville, officials are also asking for driver-cooperation as the project to rehabilitate the bridge carrying Kentucky 11 and Kentucky 52 across the North Fork of the Kentucky River continues.

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Pikeville Medical Center is Making Cutbacks

Updated: 08/05/2008 - The Pikeville Medical center is making cutbacks. Officials say high gas prices and the sluggish economy are causing the hospital to tighten its belt, but officials say their cuts will *not* affect patient care.

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Judge: Teens Can Join KY Amusement Park Suit

Posted: 08/04/2008 - A judge has ruled that two teenagers can join a lawsuit against Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom involving an accident last summer that severed a girl's feet at the amusement park.

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Former Referee & Bus Driver Faces Prison Time

Posted: 08/04/2008 - Rowan court officials say 41-year-old Paul Terry pleaded guilty to amended charges of unlawful transaction with a minor and distributing obscene material to a minor.

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Baby Abuse Case Goes To Grand Jury

Posted: 08/04/2008 - A grand jury must now decide if a Magoffin County woman should be charged after her baby nearly died during a family fight.

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Some Lawmakers Support Tax-Free Weekend

Updated: 08/04/2008 - Our neighbors to the south just wrapped up a tax-free weekend and some state lawmakers say the idea is gaining support here in Kentucky.

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Company Recalls Spaghetti Sauce Mix

Posted: 08/04/2008 - CF Sauer Foods Inc. has recalled its Gold Medal spaghetti sauce mix from stores. The company says the produce contains a milk ingredient that could cause an allergic reaction.

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Mother Of Man Hit By Car Blames Narrow Road

Posted: 08/04/2008 - The mother of a young Powell County man injured after his bike hit a car says changes need to be made to the road where the accident happened.

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Massey Offers Gas Money To Miners

Posted: 08/04/2008 - Coal mine operator Massey Energy has turned to free gasoline as it fights to attract and retain workers.

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State Begins Quest For More Historical Sites

Posted: 08/04/2008 - The state is looking for new sites to place informational history markers that would join the nearly 2,000 already spread around the state.

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Rogers Stands Behind Plan For I-66 Route

Posted: 08/03/2008 - A recent WYMT web poll shows 68 percent of you believe Interstate 66 should be placed further south to boost the economies of Bell, Letcher and Harlan Counties. Congressman Hal Rogers says he disagrees with such a plan and says the current plan is a better fit.

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Protecting Yourself From The Heat

Updated: 08/04/2008 - When the temperature outside gets hot, your body can overheat and that can have serious consequences. You may start to feel sick or stop sweating and that's when you need to take action and cool down.

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