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Special Election Tuesday

Updated: 02/05/2008 - Voters in Perry, Leslie, Harlan and Bell Counties are heading to the polls in just today to pick a new state senator. Republican State Representative Brandon Smith is running against an old rival, Democrat Scott Alexander. Smith has beaten Alexander twice in the past for the house seat.

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Miner Remains In Critical Condition

Posted: 02/04/2008 - A miner injured at an Eastern Kentucky mine on Sunday is in critical condition at a Tennessee hospital.

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Murder Trial Underway

Updated: 02/04/2008 - He's accused of shooting three people and killing two of them more than a year ago. Monday William Starr, also known as Billy Sartin, faced a jury and the one victim he shot, but didn't kill.

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Fatal Accident Trial Going To Grand Jury

Updated: 02/04/2008 - 17 year old Brandi Napier died after the crash in Clay County more than a week ago. Now 53 year old Russell Gray is facing murder charges after police say he was driving drunk.

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New Information In Weekend Shooting

Posted: 02/04/2008 - State police say Wayne Nantz of Leslie County came into Asher's Mini-Mart with a gunshot wound in the arm on Saturday.

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Schools Closing Due To Flu

Updated: 02/04/2008 - Several schools across Kentucky were closed Monday to give students a chance to recover from flu-like illnesses. Flu season is in full swing and Kentucky isn't the only state suffering.

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Gambling Key Issue In Special Election

Posted: 02/04/2008 - The outcome of a state Senate race in eastern Kentucky on Tuesday could hinge on how residents here feel about casino gambling.

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Seven Die On Kentucky Roadways Last Week

Posted: 02/04/2008 - Kentucky State Police statistics indicate that seven people died in seven separate crashes on Kentucky's roadways from Monday, Jan. 28 through Sunday, Feb. 3.

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Gold Rush: Kentucky Prepares For Influx To Fort Knox

Posted: 02/04/2008 - New houses, apartments, even entire subdivisions are popping up around Fort Knox to prepare for the arrival of thousands of families who will be moving to Kentucky over the next two years.

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Economic Growth In Eastern Kentucky

Updated: 02/03/2008 - A new report showing a recession is near may not ring true here at home. One local economics professor says economic growth in Eastern Kentucky is actually growing instead of being on the decline.

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Rock Slide Damages Several Vehicles

Updated: 02/03/2008 - Across our region, we've seen more and more rock falls and mudslides due to shifting temperatures. Saturday night, witnesses say falling rocks covered both lanes of Highway 15 in Knott County damaging at least nine vehicles. Witnesses believe some of those accidents could have been prevented.

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Schools Close Due To Flu

Updated: 02/04/2008 - Some students in Southern Kentucky are getting an unexpected three day weekend because so many of them are coming down with the flu.

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