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Mine Safety Administrator Defends Implementation Of Mine Law

Posted: 02/28/2007 - More than a year after the Sago mine explosion that killed 12 miners, protections for miners potentially trapped underground in a similar incident have not yet been implemented, the United Mine Workers president said Wednesday.

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Group Looking To Make Corbin Smoke Free

Updated: 02/28/2007 - There is an effort in another Eastern Kentucky city to pass a smoking ban. Several communities have already passed such a measure. A community group in Corbin is urging city leaders there to do just that.

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Fire Chief Recovering From Accident

Posted: 02/28/2007 - Johnson County officials say Oil Springs Fire Chief Wade Cantrell was responding to an accident on Route 40 at Barrents Creek when he lost control of the fire engine and flipped.

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5th Grader Takes Stand Against Drugs

Posted: 02/28/2007 - An Eastern Kentucky 5th grader told a packed Capital Rotunda crowd of how drugs turned his parent’s lives upside down.

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Students Learn About Coal Mining

Updated: 02/28/2007 - If you think Eastern Kentucky coal only affects our region, meet one group of high school students that traveled all the way from South Carolina to learn more about coal and mining, and trace the path of their energy.

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Eastern Kentucky Bus Accident Remembered

Updated: 02/28/2007 - 49 years ago Wednesday, a bus ran off old U.S. 23 near Prestonsburg and plunged into the Levisa Fork of the Big Sandy River killing 26 students and the bus driver.

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Drinking Water Being Delivered To Knott County Residents

Updated: 03/01/2007 - Several county departments have been working for days to restore water to residents after a combination of problems left wells in several parts of the county dry. Wednesday, officials said things are looking much better.

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Lieutenant Governor Continues Criticisms Of Governor

Updated: 02/28/2007 - Lieutenant Governor Steve Pence has told a newspaper that Governor Fletcher pardoned members of his staff in the midst of a patronage probe to try to keep the investigation from incriminating anyone in the governor's office.

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Senate Passes Bill To Bolster DUI Fight

Updated: 02/28/2007 - A bill aimed at bolstering the fight against drivers impaired by alcohol or drugs won easy approval from the Kentucky Senate.

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Kentucky City Sues Its Mayor

Updated: 02/28/2007 - A South Central Kentucky city is suing its own mayor for allegedly promoting political supporters while alienating those who opposed him in last fall's election.

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Woman Is Home Safe

Updated: 02/28/2007 - A Pulaski County woman is home safe after her family reported her missing this weekend.

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Sheriff Is Sworn Into Office

Updated: 02/28/2007 - Gus Skinner, who won as a write-in candidate, has been officially sworn into office.

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Two Men Are Arrested On Drug Charges

Updated: 02/28/2007 - The sheriff's department confiscated more than 20 individual bags of cocaine from a mobile home at the Raceway Trailer Park just west of Somerset.

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Tennessee Sheriff Is Out Of Jail On Bond

Updated: 02/28/2007 - Sheriff David Ray is facing four sex related charges and most are connected to the alleged rape of a 17-year old girl during a hunting trip last year.

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National Guard Helps Restore Town's Water

Updated: 02/28/2007 - National Guard troops were busy pumping water out of a small stream to help supply an Appalachian coal town's residents.

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