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Halloween Decorations Safety

Updated: 10/29/2007 - Halloween decorations are glowing across Eastern Kentucky but fire safety officials say all those lights and candles could lead to fires if you're not careful. As dry as things have been this year, they're urging people to keep a few things in mind to prevent you from facing the wrong kind of scare.

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Farmers Preparing For Overnight Freeze

Updated: 10/29/2007 - This is usually about the time of the year when we have the first major freeze but farmers say this year, they wish it could have held off a little bit longer.

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Police Investigating Shooting In Harlan County

Updated: 10/29/2007 - One man is shot after police say he and others were trying to steal bootlegged beer. Police say the 73 year old bootlegger ended up chasing the group but he says he never meant to shoot anyone.

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UK Falls out of AP Top 25

College Football Top 25

Posted: 10/28/2007 - Following Kentucky's 31-14 loss to Mississippi State, the Cats have fallen out of the AP Top 25, but remained in the USA Today Poll.

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Freeze Warning In Effect Tonight

Posted: 10/28/2007 - The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a FREEZE WARNING which is in effect from 2 am to 10 am Monday for the entire WYMT viewing area.

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Fletcher, Beshear Hammer Ethics Issues In Sunday Debate

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Trailing in recent media polls, Republican Gov. Ernie Fletcher lashed out at Democratic challenger Steve Beshear on Sunday, repeating an oft-made claim that electing him would be a step toward legalizing casinos in Kentucky.

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Family & Friends Remember Fallen Soldier

Updated: 10/27/2007 - Sergeant Edward Philpot died Tuesday while on duty with the South Carolina National Guard, but soon his body will return to Clay County where he'll be buried beside his grandparents. We spoke with Philpot's family about a man they say often put others before himself.

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"Spook Camp" Underway at Levi Jackson State Park

Updated: 10/28/2007 - The recent drought in our region has put a strain on many popular fall festivities, but celebrations were in full swing for participants in one local Halloween event.

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Kentucky Falls To Mississippi State

Posted: 10/27/2007 - It's over at Commonwealth Stadium, where the Mississippi State Bulldogs defeated the Kentucky Wildcats 31-14 in SEC play.

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Meth Labs In Eastern Kentucky

Updated: 10/28/2007 - Police say three Eastern Kentucky counties, Laurel, Clay, and Jackson, are the worst in the state when it comes to meth labs. With the problem that bad, administrators in one school district are showing parents the tell-tale signs of meth so they can try to keep it away from their children.

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Fletcher Compares Himself To Underdog UK Football Team

Posted: 10/26/2007 - HARTFORD, Ky. (AP) - Gov. Ernie Fletcher is comparing his campaign to the underdog University of Kentucky football team in reacting to a new poll showing him lagging far behind his Democratic opponent.

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Beshear Outpaces Fletcher In October Contributions

Updated: 10/26/2007 - Gov. Ernie Fletcher was headed into the campaign's closing days financially trailing his Democratic challenger Steve Beshear, according to campaign finance reports.

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Two Hurt When Car Slams Into Whitley County Store

Posted: 10/26/2007 - An 8-year-old and a man were both briefly hospitalized in Tennessee after police say the man rammed his car into Jones' Grocery Store in the Lot Community of Whitley County.

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More Arrest Made In Connection To Drug Roundup

Posted: 10/26/2007 - Police now have 24 of 34 suspects in custody. Nearly half of those sought in the roundup were caught using a new tool called Meth Check that electronically monitors sales of a key ingredient used to make meth.

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Landfill Owner Enters Guilty Plea To Amended Charge

Posted: 10/26/2007 - The owner-operator of a Laurel County construction demolition and debris (CDD) landfill has pleaded guilty in Laurel Circuit Court to a charge of criminal littering, a Class A misdemeanor.

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