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Massey Energy To Pay $4.2M In 2006 Fatal Mine Fire

Posted: 12/23/2008 - CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A Massey Energy subsidiary has agreed to pay $4.2 million in civil and criminal penalties and plead guilty to federal charges stemming from a fatal fire at a West Virginia coal mine.

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Crash Claims One Life

Posted: 12/22/2008 - One person is dead after an accident along Interstate 75 in southern Kentucky.

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Environmental Groups Sue Over EPA Mining Rule

Posted: 12/22/2008 - WASHINGTON (AP) - Environmentalists sued the Bush administration on Monday, trying to stop the Environmental Protection Agency from changing a rule they say keeps mining waste from entering mountain streams.

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Unlikely Pair Comes Together For Christmas

Updated: 12/22/2008 - Kentuckians for the Commonwealth teamed up with people from Coal Mining Our Future to provide a better Christmas for local families.

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Some Find Relief From The Cold

Updated: 12/22/2008 - Some people across eastern Kentucky have trouble escaping the extreme cold. The homeless have no where to turn to.

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Business Officials Are On A Mission

Posted: 12/22/2008 - You've likely heard the term pay it forward before. It is when one person does something good for another, then they do something for another person and so on.

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Extensive Damage After Sludge-Slide In Roane Co. Tennessee

Posted: 12/22/2008 - As the sun came up in Roane County, the extent of the devastation of a sludge slide was evident after a dike broke, blanketing hundreds of acres around the TVA Kingston Steam plant with a mixture of ash and water that knocked at least one home into the middle of a nearby road just after midnight Monday morning.

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Money Talks: Giving a Gift Card? Watch Out!

Posted: 12/22/2008 - With the economy in the doldrums, it’s more important to make sure the gifts you give this season will provide the most cheer at the least expense, and that’s especially true with gift cards.

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Meth Lab Bust

Posted: 12/22/2008 - Police in Williamsburg have a mess to clean up after a meth lab was discovered in a home.

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Fatal Fire In Georgetown

Posted: 12/21/2008 - A woman is dead after her home caught fire this morning in Georgetown.

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Kentucky Miners Plead Guilty

Posted: 12/21/2008 - Three eastern Kentucky miners have pleaded guilty to violating the federal Mine Safety Act when they intentionally turned off a mines main fan for six hours while miners continued to work.

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Injured Soldier Welcomed Home

Posted: 12/21/2008 - Specialist Trampus Miller returns home after getting injured in Iraq from a roadside bomb.

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New Nursing Home Ranking System

Updated: 12/19/2008 - Medicare officials say a new online ranking system for nearly 16,000 nursing homes across the country is now up and running.

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Mountain Santa Makes His Rounds

Updated: 12/19/2008 - Christmas is still a few days away, but the man known as Santa Claus to many in Harlan County was out delivering gifts to many children.

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Fire Destroys Business

Posted: 12/19/2008 - The fire at Phil's Bug Shack in Grayson started just after noon.

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Home Alone Arrest

Posted: 12/19/2008 - Police in southern Kentucky went looking for a woman wanted for passing forged checks, but when they found her, they made another discovery.

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Two People Recover After Accident

Posted: 12/19/2008 - It happened on the beltline this morning when witnesses say this car ran off the road and into a utility pole.

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Bridge Re-Opens

Posted: 12/19/2008 - The highway 1101 bridge in the Drift community closed in August, 2007, after state inspectors discovered a damaged center beam.

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Budget Cuts Hit Some Local Grandparents

Updated: 12/19/2008 - As the Governor outlines his plan to improve the state budget, officials expect more than one million dollars to be cut from grants helping grandparents raise their grandchildren. Some local grandparents are already affected by the cuts.

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