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Shake and Bake Meth

Updated: 08/29/2009 - It's called "Shake and Bake Meth" and officials say it could soon be a big problem in our region.

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Police discover inactive meth lab

Posted: 08/28/2009 - Officials in Harlan County serving a search warrant found something they were not expecting, an inactive meth lab.

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Eastern KY High Schools get National Rankings

Updated: 08/28/2009 - Several Eastern Kentucky high schools are at the top of the class! More than a dozen schools in our region are on the 2009 list of Best High Schools by US News and World Report.

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Police: sex offender kept victim, kids in shed

Updated: 08/27/2009 - A woman who was snatched from a bus stop as an 11-year-old child in 1991 turned up Thursday after being held for the past 18 years in isolation in a backyard compound by a convicted sex offender who fathered two children with her, police said.

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Hundreds of pot plants removed from Breathitt County

Updated: 08/28/2009 - Hundreds of pot plants are destroyed in Breathitt County as a marijuana eradication team makes their way through the Big Caney community. Police say every plant destroyed is a small victory in the war on drugs.

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Public hearing to widen Mountain Parkway

Updated: 08/27/2009 - Some people in Magoffin, Morgan and Wolfe Counties attended a public hearing to discuss a project that will widen a portion of the Mountain Parkway. Officials say this is a very preliminary step in what could take years to even begin, but they say it's a start.

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More students, even superintendent catch H1N1

Updated: 10/06/2009 - The swine flu is now affecting students in another eastern Kentucky school system, where the superintendent says he was even diagnosed with the illness.

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Fire at coal prep plant

Posted: 08/27/2009 - CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Firefighters have extinguished a fire that engulfed five stories of a coal preparation plant in Logan County. State mine agency spokeswoman Jama Jarrett says the fire at the Massey Energy-owned Bandmill plant in Rum Creek started around 3:30 a.m. Thursday.

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Mudslides threaten school, fire department, and homes

Posted: 08/26/2009 - Mudslides in Leslie County threaten a school, a fire department, and several homes. Heavy rain about two weeks ago caused the slides, and local officials are hoping something is done before the next big storm.

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Fire destroys two barns

Posted: 08/26/2009 - A major fire destroys two barns near Corbin. Firefighters from Woodbine and Oak Grove Fire Departments battled the blaze.

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