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Plans For New Jail Moving Forward

Updated: 12/08/2008 - A new jail in Jackson County could bring new jobs and relief from a heavy financial burden on taxpayers.

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Mine Operator Is Cutting Production

Posted: 12/08/2008 - International mine operator Cliffs Natural Resources says it's cutting production at its six North American iron ore mines and one coal operation in the face of lower demand from the steel industry.

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Auto Bailout Plan Is Sent To The White House

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Congressional Democrats on Monday sent the White House a draft of a roughly $15 billion auto bailout they aim to bring to a vote this week, but White House officials gave a cool initial response.

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Military Jet Crashes in San Diego Neighborhood

Updated: 12/08/2008 - An F-18 military jet approaching a Marine base crashed near a busy highway in a densely populated San Diego neighborhood Monday, sparking at least one house fire.

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US Prosecutors: Blackwater used grenades on unarmed Iraqis

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Blackwater Worldwide security guards opened machine gun fire on innocent, surrendering Iraqis and launched a grenade into a girls' school during a gruesome Baghdad shooting last year, prosecutors said Monday.

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Panel Urges Obama to Consider Hacker-Response Plan

Posted: 12/08/2008 - President-elect Barack Obama should create a new White House office to protect cyberspace from hackers according to a new report from a panel of leading government and industry experts.

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Progress Made in Bailout Plan for Big 3 Automakers

Posted: 12/08/2008 - A bailout plan for the failing U.S. auto industry could include a Cabinet-level oversight board and a provision to withdraw the money if the overseers decide the companies are failing to take steps to overhaul themselves.

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UK To Face East Carolina in Liberty Bowl

Posted: 12/07/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky football team will be trying for a school record third-consecutive bowl victory as the Wildcats have accepted an invitation to play in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl against the East Carolina Pirates, the Conference USA champion.

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Kentucky Rally Comes Up Short, Falls To Miami

Updated: 12/06/2008 - Jack McClinton scored 23 points and James Dews added a season-high 18 as No. 21 Miami defeated ice-cold shooting Kentucky 73-67 on Saturday. (Stats Included)

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Officials Want Medical Research Facility

Updated: 12/05/2008 - Health officials and some local legislators want to build a medical research center in Pike County for the economic boost, but they believe it is the answer to fight high cancer rates and other chronic diseases in eastern Kentucky.

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Alleged Shoplifter Gets Violent

Posted: 12/05/2008 - A woman is charged with trying to steal batteries from a southern Kentucky grocery store, then getting into a violent fight about it, when employees tried to stop her.

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Backpack Program Helps Students in Need

Updated: 12/05/2008 - A backpack program in one local school district is making sure some students do not go hungry when they leave school. More and more families are needing the extra help.

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Congressman Proposes No Tax Holiday

Updated: 12/05/2008 - No personal income or social security tax for the first two months of 2009 - That's what one congressman is proposing.

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Lumberyard Is Closing

Posted: 12/05/2008 - A Leslie County lumberyard is closing its doors after more than three decades in business.

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Mountain Harvest Food Drive

Updated: 12/05/2008 - WYMT's Mountain Harvest Food Drive in partnership with community action agencies across the region is helping families in need this holiday season.

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