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Local panel quickly divides TVA's $43M

Posted: 10/01/2009 - KINGSTON, Tenn. (AP) - A Roane County panel has quickly decided how to spend $43 million from the Tennessee Valley Authority to repair its economy and image after a massive coal ash spill.

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Kentucky Supreme Court strikes down sex offender law

Updated: 10/01/2009 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A state law that bans convicted sex offenders from living near schools and other places where children congregate is unconstitutional, the Kentucky Supreme Court ruled Thursday.

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Report shows prescription drug use increasing

Posted: 10/01/2009 - A report released today says prescription drug use is up in almost every Kentucky county. The report comes from the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet and looks at the rate prescriptions were given out between 2005 and 2007.

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More schools added to cancellation list

Posted: 09/30/2009 - Some schools in Letcher County will also be closed the rest of the week. While all of Magoffin County Schools are also closed Thursday.

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Restaurant will likely close for good

Posted: 09/30/2009 - Another sign of the economy, owners of a Corbin restaurant say it's almost 100 percent sure, they will close their doors for good.

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Controlled substance abuse is up

Posted: 09/30/2009 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A new report from the state Justice and Public Safety Cabinet says prescriptions for controlled substances are up in all but two of Kentucky's 120 counties.

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Road closure in Clay County

Posted: 09/30/2009 - If you are driving in Clay County on Thursday, a section of one highway will be closed.

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Some Kentucky tobacco farmers dealt late-season setback

Posted: 09/30/2009 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Recent heavy rains that soaked Kentucky delivered a late-season setback to some tobacco farmers as their leaf ripens, dampening their hopes for a bumper crop after a couple of drought years.

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Church is destroyed by fire

Updated: 09/30/2009 - A fire that started overnight and burned through the day destroys a Pike County church.

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Big blue fans get big surprise

Updated: 10/01/2009 - Big blue fans are not letting the cooler temperatures keep them from waiting in line for the next three days. Thursday morning, they got a special surprise from coach Cal and the Wildcats.

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