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Boil Water Advisory

Posted: 02/23/2009 - A boil water advisory is in effect for all customers in the Combs community.

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Proposed Laws Target Drunk Drivers

Updated: 02/23/2009 - Lawmakers are considering a proposal to force first-time DUI offenders to install breath-alcohol monitoring devices in their cars, but some say the law would go too far.

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Oil Rises Above $40 a Barrel

Posted: 02/23/2009 - The rising prices during European trading come amid improved confidence in financial markets. And that confidence, in turn, has been helped along by reports that the U.S. government may increase its ownership in Citigroup.

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'Slumdog Millionaire' Wins Big at Oscars

Posted: 02/23/2009 - It was a big Oscar night for "Slumdog Millionaire." The ghetto-to-glory story wins the best-picture Academy Award and seven other Oscars.

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Ky. House Considering Tougher Drunken Driving Law

Posted: 02/23/2009 - People caught driving drunk just once could be forced to install breath-alcohol monitoring devices in their cars, as Kentucky lawmakers consider toughening the state's DUI laws.

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Family's Home Burns As Baby Is Born

Updated: 02/24/2009 - It should have been one of the happiest days of their lives, instead a Southern Kentucky family is left without a place to call home.

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Stimulus Money For Kentucky

Updated: 02/23/2009 - The recently passed stimulus package is something that has people talking across the state. Everyone from lawmakers to the average Joe are weighing in on how that money should be spent here in Kentucky.

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Water Woes Continue

Posted: 02/21/2009 - Nearly four thousand people in Letcher County still can not drink their water tonight, after a petroleum spill contaminated the Whitesburg water supply earlier this week.

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Volunteer Firefighters Ask Community for Help

Updated: 02/21/2009 - An eastern Kentucky volunteer fire department is asking for help from the community to stay afloat. Fire fighters from the West Knox Volunteer Fire Department are suggesting a 50 dollar tax from all property owners they serve, but they are letting people in the community voice their opinions first.

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Diesel Fuel Ruins Water Supply In Letcher County

Updated: 02/23/2009 - Diesel fuel is what officials confirm is causing thousands of people to go without water in Letcher County, and now, state officials plan to cite the same company that caused a similar problem back in November.

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WYMT East Kentucky Home & Garden Show

Updated: 02/20/2009 - If you are looking for new furniture, starting a new garden, or planning to renovate your home, you can find everything you need at the WYMT East Kentucky Home and Garden Show at the Expo Center in Pikeville.

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Mayor Is Named In Lawsuit

Posted: 02/20/2009 - Manchester Mayor Carmen Lewis tells WYMT that the Division of Nutrition and Health Services has filed a lawsuit against her in her capacity as the head of Clay County Old Timers, a senior center she manages.

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US Wants More Time For Missile Base Decision

Posted: 02/20/2009 - U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates says Poland has been asked to give America more time to decide how and whether to proceed with a missile shield there and in the Czech Republic.

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January Rise in Consumer Prices Largest Since July

Posted: 02/20/2009 - Consumer prices rose by the most in six months in January, propelled by higher energy costs. But over the past year inflation has been flat, the lowest reading in more than a half-century.

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No Answers in Letcher County Water Crisis

Posted: 02/20/2009 - Officials in Letcher County say it is another day without answers as the water crisis continues. The county judge executive says he does not know anymore now than he knew on Monday when the non-consumption water advisory was put in place.

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