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Education Commissioner Withdraws Amid Scrutiny

Posted: 07/13/2007 - The woman selected to be Kentucky's next education commissioner declined to take the position Friday after increasing scrutiny, including questions about her credentials.

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McConnell Targeted In Another Anti-War Ad

Posted: 07/13/2007 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Sen. Mitch McConnell is the target of another negative Internet ad that was expected to begin airing on television in Lexington and Louisville on Friday.

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Fletcher, Beshear Clash Over Casino Gambling

Posted: 07/13/2007 - Gov. Ernie Fletcher and Democratic challenger Steve Beshear clashed over casino gambling and a stalemated special legislative session in a feisty forum Thursday.

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Couple Sue Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom Over Daughter's Severed Feet

Posted: 07/13/2007 - A Louisville couple whose teenage daughter had her feet severed on a ride at Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom have sued the park. They also want a judge to order the park not to destroy a cable that investigators believe tore off the girl's feet.

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Remembering Lady Bird Johnson

Updated: 01/06/2010 - Greeting party member Willis Haws said as presidential as LBJ was on his Martin County mission, which is his fondest memory that highlights lady bird.

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UNITE Pike Holds Benefit Concert

Updated: 07/13/2007 - The anti-drug group "UNITE Pike" benefited from a concert Thursday night at the Eastern Kentucky Expo Center in Pikeville. The 202nd Army National Guard Rock Band performed for dozens of people.

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Deadly Accident In Knox County

Posted: 07/12/2007 - A Knox County woman is dead after a three vehicle accident. It happened Thursday on U.S. 25 E, about two miles north of Barbourville.

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Rogers Secures Additional Funding for Operation UNITE

Posted: 07/12/2007 - U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers (KY-05) announced today he has secured an additional $3.1 million in federal funding to continue the efforts of Operation UNITE, the comprehensive counter-drug initiative that is working with local, state and federal officials to combat drug abuse in southern and eastern Kentucky.

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Rogers Saves National Drug Testing Program

Posted: 07/12/2007 - WASHINGTON, DC.-U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers (KY-05) has secured $11.7 million to keep a national student drug testing initiative from getting a drastic cut that would have obliterated an essential and proven tool in the fight against drug abuse.

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Judge Orders Beverage Tape To Stay Sealed

Posted: 07/12/2007 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A Franklin County judge has ruled that videotaped testimony from a former transportation official involved in the state hiring scandal will remain sealed from the public.

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Ambulance Service Receives Life Saving Technology

Updated: 07/12/2007 - Paramedics know every second counts when they're trying to save a life. One Eastern Kentucky ambulance service, DHP, is putting emergency room technology in their ambulances.

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Edwards Takes Page From RFK's Book

Posted: 07/12/2007 - WASHINGTON (AP) - The campaign of presidential hopeful John Edwards has a ready answer for all the criticism about his expensive haircuts and expansive home: A man can be wealthy and care about the poor, too.

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$54 Million Secured For Ongoing Dam Repairs

Updated: 07/12/2007 - U.S. Rep. Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-05) announced today that he has secured $54 million for continued repairs at Wolf Creek Dam which will address seepage and lead to a more stable lake level once the project is completed.

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Fletcher, Beshear Clash Over Casino Gambling

Posted: 07/12/2007 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Gov. Ernie Fletcher and Democratic challenger Steve Beshear clashed over casino gambling and a stalemated special legislative session in a feisty forum Thursday.

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Ky. Education Commissoner To Start Amid Controversy

Posted: 07/12/2007 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky's incoming education commissioner will be starting amid swirling controversy, including a police investigation at the school district she's leaving.

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Man Drowns In Lake Cumberland

Updated: 07/13/2007 - The Wayne County coroner says the body of 24 year old Jimmy Lowman has been recovered from Lake Cumberland.

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Miner, Widows Ask MSHA To Make Seal Rule Permanent

Updated: 07/13/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Some disturbing images were presented to a federal panel hearing testimony today on a rule requiring stronger seals for abandoned sections of underground coal mines.

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