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Governor To Call Special Session

Posted: 06/20/2007 - The governor is urging the lawmakers to approve financial incentives to help the state attract companies that specialize in converting coal to liquid fuels.

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Sykes Enterprises Returns To Eastern Kentucky

Updated: 06/20/2007 - Site director, Chris Melton says the company needs 100 employees to start off with and plans to hire around 200 employees within the first year.

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Oakwood Appeals Citation

Posted: 06/20/2007 - A citation issued to Bluegrass Oakwood in Somerset has been appealed. The facility is the state's largest home for the mentally handicapped.

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Toyota Putting The Brakes On Plants

Updated: 06/20/2007 - Toyota Motor Corporation is concerned that it has built too many factories in the United States and is considering a slowdown in plans for further plant building in this country.

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Assault Case Heads To Grand Jury

Posted: 06/20/2007 - The case of a man charged with assault after a brawl over balloons is headed to a Laurel County grand jury.

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County Takes Over Volunteer Fire Department

Updated: 06/20/2007 - Bell County leaders made the move because they say they have serious questions about management and spending practices within the department.

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Vatican Issues Ten Commandments For Drivers

Posted: 06/19/2007 - There's a new "Ten Commandments" -- this one issued by the Vatican for drivers. These commandments tell motorists not to kill, not to drink and drive and to help fellow motorists in case of an accident.

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Four People Are Jailed On Drug Related Charges

Posted: 06/19/2007 - Dennis Richardson and Lee Bowling, both of Pittsburg, Gary Wagers of London, and Emanuel Bowling of East Bernstadt are charged with trafficking meth and prescription drugs.

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Woman Dies In Crash With Tractor Trailer

Posted: 06/19/2007 - State police say a tractor trailer driven by Keith Perry crossed the center line and hit a pickup driven by 43-year old Linda Johnson of Bevinsville.

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Peabody Considering High-Tech Plant In Kentucky

Posted: 06/19/2007 - Peabody Energy Corp. is considering building a coal conversion plant in Kentucky that could cost up to$3 billion and bring up to 800 full-time jobs, according to a letter released late Tuesday.

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Panel Studying Overhaul Possibilities For State Pensions

Posted: 06/19/2007 - A panel set up by Gov. Ernie Fletcher is looking at ways to overhaul the state's retirement system, but that shouldn't worry current employees and retired personnel, the panel's chairman said Tuesday.

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Widow Who Lobbied For Safer Mines Settles Lawsuit

Posted: 06/18/2007 - An eastern Kentucky woman who lobbied the General Assembly for safer coal mines after her husband was killed in a roof fall has agreed to a settlement in a lawsuit over his death.

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