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Sixteen Die In Crashes Across Kentucky

Posted: 04/27/2009 - (FRANKFORT, KY) - Preliminary statistics indicate that sixteen people died in twelve separate crashes on Kentucky roadways from Monday, April 20 through Sunday, April 26, 2009.

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Money Available To Rural Fire Departments

Posted: 04/27/2009 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky State Fire Marshal William Swope is urging volunteer fire departments across the state to apply for grants available through the Volunteer Fire Assistance program.

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Forest Fires Burning Across The State

Posted: 04/27/2009 - It's been a busy day for firefighters working to contain forest fires burning across the state. As of Monday afternoon, there were reports of a dozen fires burning in eleven Kentucky counties.

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Swine Flu Update

Posted: 04/27/2009 - Governments are racing to find and contain pockets of swine flu around the globe, seeking to stem both the threat of a pandemic and public panic.

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Unemployment Checks

Posted: 04/27/2009 - A spokesman for Gov. Steve Beshear told The Courier-Journal that while the unemployed will receive all the money that is due to them, it may take time for state workers to be trained and for computer systems to be updated.

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Movie To Be Shot In Harlan County

Posted: 04/26/2009 - One Eastern Kentucky county is going to be the setting for a new feature film. Several people turned out for a casting call today in Harlan County for a chance to appear in the movie, Stand Like A Mountain.

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Tree Damages Two Homes

Posted: 04/24/2009 - A fallen tree damages two homes and blocks a main road for hours in one Harlan County community.

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Tree Falls on Main Street

Posted: 04/24/2009 - A fallen tree damages two homes and blocks a main road for hours in one Harlan County community.

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Cigarette Causes Fire, House Destroyed

Updated: 04/25/2009 - A cigarette is to blame for leaving five people without a home. It happened in the Amburgey community of Knott County. One home and a second building were destroyed when a woman fell asleep while smoking.

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Boil Water Advisory

Posted: 04/24/2009 - A Boil Water Advisory is in effect for the customers of: Entire Martin County Water District.

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Woman Charged With Trying To Extort Pitino

Posted: 04/24/2009 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - An equipment manager's estranged wife was charged with trying to extort Louisville men's basketball coach Rick Pitino, at first demanding cars and tuition for her children, then later asking for $10 million, according to a federal complaint filed Friday.

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Three Students Diagnosed With Shigellosis

Updated: 02/05/2010 - School administrators in one eastern Kentucky county are taking some extra precautions after three students are diagnosed with Shigellosis.

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Inmate Captured

Updated: 04/24/2009 - One of two inmates who walked away from the Bell County Forestry Camp (BCFC) April 20 is now back in custody.

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Man Dies In Crash

Posted: 04/24/2009 - A Perry County man is dead after apparently jumping out of his car.

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Appalachian Scholar Calls For End To Surface Mining

Updated: 04/24/2009 - Controversial remarks in front of a crowd of hundreds spark intense debate in the mountains. Appalachian scholar Ron Eller called for an end to surface mining during a speech at Thursday night's East Kentucky Leadership Awards showcase.

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