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Planned Phone Outage

Posted: 05/06/2009 - Police say a planned phone outage by Windstream was set for parts of Perry County.

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City Has New Mayor

Posted: 05/06/2009 - Officials say that Reverend Ronnie Hampton will take over as the Mayor of Lynch on May 12th.

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List Of School Districts Receiving Calamity Days

Posted: 05/06/2009 - Nearly half of the school districts in Kentucky, including several here in the mountains, have asked the state for calamity days after January's ice storm.

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Post Office Has $1.9 Billion Loss In Quarter

Posted: 05/06/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) - The post office was $1.9 billion in the red for the second quarter of the fiscal year and continues to face the possibility of running out of money before year's end.

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Gas Prices Increasing

Updated: 05/06/2009 - You may have noticed gas prices jump around 15 to 25 cents in recent days ... bringing back fears about last summer's days of four dollars a gallon. We asked a local economist why prices are creeping up again, and where we can expect them to go next.

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GM Recalls 300 New Camaros Due To Cable Problem

Posted: 05/06/2009 - DETROIT (AP) - General Motors Corp. said Wednesday it is recalling about 300 new Chevrolet Camaro sports cars because a battery cable could rub against the starter motor, wearing the insulation and potentially causing the car to stop running or fail to start.

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A Fifth Of US Homes Have Cell Phones, No Landlines

Posted: 05/06/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) - For the first time, the number of U.S. households opting for only cell phones outnumber those with traditional landlines in a high-tech shift accelerated by the recession.

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Some Water Bills Near $5,000 in Breathitt County

Posted: 05/06/2009 - Some monthly water bills are nearing $5,000 in parts of Breathitt County. Dozens of people in Jackson say their water bills are outrageous and say they are getting little help from city officials.

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New City Council Member

Posted: 05/05/2009 - Winston Yeary Senior will fill an open position on the Lynch City Council.

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Longtime Business Is Closed

Posted: 05/05/2009 - A Harlan County restaurant that has been in business since the 1950's is closed, but owners say the closing is most likely not permanent.

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Testimony Is Underway

Updated: 05/05/2009 - Testimony is underway in the trial of a teenager accused of deliberately ramming his car into Bell County Sheriff's Deputy Sean Pursifull's cruiser during a police chase.

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Laurel County Jail Needs More Funds

Posted: 05/05/2009 - Officials in one county say their jail is almost out of money, and they need a half million dollars to make it to the end of the fiscal year on June 30th.

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Flood Victims Feel Worst Is Yet To Come

Updated: 05/05/2009 - Monday's heavy rain and flash flooding has people in one part of Floyd County keeping a close eye on a creek near their homes.

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Top Executives To Take Pay Cut

Posted: 05/05/2009 - Officials for Massey Energy say five of their top executives will take 10 percent pay cuts.

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Funding Returns to Kentucky Homeplace Program

Updated: 05/06/2009 - The Kentucky Homeplace Program will now reopen its doors about six months after its funding was cut. State health officials restored funding to the program that helps people in need get prescriptions, healthcare, and other life saving help. Most of the 39 Kentucky Homeplace workers will be back to work serving 58 counties on Monday.

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