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Community Programs Affected By High Gas Prices

Updated: 07/06/2008 - The Harlan County Community Action Agency offers free and low cost meals to people across the county, through programs like Meals on Wheels and "Summer Feeding", but organizers say high gas prices could affect their service.

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Unemployment Numbers Increase

Updated: 07/05/2008 - Earlier this week, we checked on the situation in Jackson County, which has the highest rate. Harlan Countians are also coping with a significant unemployment increase there.

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Woman Files Lawsuit After Deadly Accident

Posted: 07/05/2008 - An Eastern Kentucky man convicted of manslaughter in May now faces a lawsuit filed by the widow of the man he hit and killed in a traffic accident in Pike County.

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Two Firefighters Injured, One Arrested On Way to Fire

Updated: 07/06/2008 - Two Corbin firefighters are recovering tonight after being hurt while putting out a house fire. Meantime, another Corbin firefighter was arrested for DUI on his way to the scene.

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Well Known Somerset Physician Dies

Posted: 07/05/2008 - The Somerset Commonwealth Journal reports Doctor Richard "Dick" Weddle died Thursday after a brief illness.

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New Laws To Take Effect Soon

Posted: 07/05/2008 - After battling their way through this year's General Assembly, several new laws will soon go into effect.

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Staying Safe On The Lake

Updated: 07/05/2008 - As the Fourth of July weekend continues, for many it means fun in the sun, at least while it lasts, on Eastern Kentucky's lakes. Police are out on the waterways, making sure people are staying safe.

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Local Soldier Welcomed Home

Updated: 07/05/2008 - A local soldier has a major reason to celebrate on this Fourth of July! Specialist Jonathan Triplett of Harold recently returned home from a tour of duty in Iraq and says the support of his family and community is overwhelming.

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U.S. Marks July 4th With Fireworks, Revelry

Posted: 07/04/2008 - Americans across the country mixed patriotism and plain old good fun to mark Independence Day on Friday, with solemn ceremony alternating with parades and hot-dog-eating hijinks.

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Utilities To Seek Rate Increases

Posted: 07/04/2008 - Two of Kentucky's largest utilities plan petition the state for 2 percent rate increases for electricity, saying the money is necessary to upgrade equipment.

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Water Park Set To Re-Open Friday

Posted: 07/03/2008 - Somer-Splash in Pulaski County shutdown Thursday afternoon after a scare sent five people to the hospital.

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Dawahare's To Close 22 Remaining Stores

Updated: 07/04/2008 - A chain of department stores that started right here in the mountains is closing its doors and leaving hundreds without jobs.

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KSP Out In Full Force Over Holiday Weekend

Updated: 07/04/2008 - The Fourth of July is one of the deadliest times on Kentucky's roads. Kentucky State Police officers are already out in full force watching for speeders and people driving under the influence.

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Meth Lab Bust In Laurel County

Updated: 07/03/2008 - The UNITE Task Force and Laurel County Sheriff's Office were out Thursday on a series of meth lab busts. The task force team discovered several production sites at one home in the Twin Branch community.

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Copper Thefts On The Rise

Updated: 07/03/2008 - One Eastern Kentucky agency says holiday traffic isn't the only reason they're stepping up patrols. Officials with the Perry County Sheriff's Office say they are seeing more and more copper thefts in the area.

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Horse Improving

Posted: 07/03/2008 - We have an update on the condition of "Sweat Pea", the Floyd County Tennessee Walker bred horse that officials suspect was abused at a residence near Martin.

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Woman Ruled Competent For Trial

Posted: 07/03/2008 - A Pike County woman accused of shooting and killing her husband last year is ruled competent for trial.

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