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Child nearly kidnapped

Posted: 08/04/2009 - The search is on for a man police say tried to kidnap a child in southern Kentucky.

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"Bullman" intends to enter governor's race, again

Posted: 08/04/2009 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Demolition contractor Otis "Bullman" Hensley has sent a handwritten letter to the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance to alert the agency that he intends to run for governor in 2011.

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Dem, GOP leaders say Senate will vote on clunkers

Posted: 08/04/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate will vote to extend the popular "cash-for-clunkers" program before going home on Friday, Majority Leader Harry Reid declared Tuesday in a strong signal the government won't let the trade-in rebates die under the surging demand that has almost exhausted federal backing.

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Battle lines set; Senate readies Sotomayor debate

Posted: 08/04/2009 - The Senate's top Republican said Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor fails the test of impartiality despite her impressive background, while the leading Democrat defended her as a mainstream moderate, as the Senate prepared to debate the judge expected to be confirmed as the first Hispanic and third female justice.

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Flash Flood Watch in effect

Updated: 11/18/2009 - A Flash Flood Watch is in effect through Wednesday morning for most of the WYMT viewing area.

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Smoking ban passes in another city

Updated: 12/09/2009 - It will soon be illegal to light up just about anywhere in London after the council votes to pass a smoking ban.

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Teco Coal officials announce layoffs

Posted: 08/03/2009 - Teco Coal officials say the decreasing demand for coal forced them to make production cutbacks at the Clintwood-Elkhorn Mines in the Biggs area of Pike County and across the state line in Hurley, Virginia.

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Counties await disaster funding

Updated: 08/04/2009 - Several natural disasters in the last 12 months are leaving many counties in Eastern Kentucky facing costly repairs. Owsley County officials and the Kentucky Emergency Management Director say they are dealing with the financial challenges

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Mining Supporters going to Washington

Updated: 08/03/2009 - Mining supporters say Saturday's turnout for the coal rally was unbelievable, with thousands turning out to the Knott County Sportsplex.

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Missing boy is found

Posted: 08/03/2009 - Officials say they have found a 13 year old boy, missing for nearly two days, in Scott County.

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Woman killed in house fire

Posted: 08/03/2009 - An investigation underway Into a fire that left an Eastern Kentucky woman dead.

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