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Snow and Ice Make for Dangerous Travel

Posted: 02/03/2009 - Some highway officials say the snow came so quickly they could not keep up with it. Many roads got covered with snow an ice, making it dangerous for anyone travelling.

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Snow Days Adding Up

Updated: 02/03/2009 - For many Eastern Kentucky students, the snow means another day without school. However for officials, it means another day to play catch up before spring testing begins.

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WYMT Mountain Student Achiever - Anna Williams - February 3rd, 2009

Updated: 02/04/2009 - WYMT congratulates the Mountain Student Achiever, sponsored by the Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Pikeville. Anna Williams is a senior at Johnson Central High School where she has a 4.0 GPA. Anna is the Key Club Secretary and a member of the National Honor Roll. She is also a Commonwealth Ambassador.

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Congressman Rogers Encourages Local Fire Departments to Apply for Federal Funding

Posted: 02/03/2009 - WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-05) is encouraging fire departments throughout southern and eastern Kentucky to apply for Fire Prevention and Safety Grants through the Department of Homeland Security. The deadline for submitting application materials is 5:00 pm (EST) on Friday, March 6, 2009.

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North Korea Gearing Up to Fire Missile

Posted: 02/03/2009 - South Korean officials say North Korea appears to be preparing to test-fire a ballistic missile that could be capable of reaching the western U.S.

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Democrats Promise Boost for Road Building

Posted: 02/03/2009 - Senate Democrats could add billions of additional dollars targeting infrastructure projects to the economic stimulus package. Money for highway projects alone could get an almost 50 percent boost, to $40 billion.

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Holder Sworn in as Attorney General

Posted: 02/03/2009 - Eric Holder has been sworn in as the nation's attorney general, the first African-American to fill the job.

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More Than 255,000 Kentuckians Without Power

Updated: 04/08/2009 - Officials say progress is slowly being made in restoring electricity to the hundreds of thousands of Kentuckians left without power after last week's devastating ice storm.

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Icy Roads and Snow to Come

Posted: 02/02/2009 - Police say black ice and freezing fog is making roads across the region slick and dangerous. Meanwhile, folks are getting ready for another round of snow Tuesday morning.

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Sentences Handed Down For Vote Fraud

Updated: 02/03/2009 - Four Knott County officials, including Judge Executive Randy Thompson, were sentenced to prison time for vote fraud and misusing county funds.

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