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Gay Rights Groups Concerned By Surgeon General Nominee's Stances

Posted: 06/06/2007 - President Bush's nominee for surgeon general has come under fire from gay rights groups. Kentucky cardiologist Doctor James Holsinger voted to expel a lesbian pastor from the United Methodist Church and wrote in 1991 that gay sex is unnatural and unhealthy.

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Drought Could Be Bad News For Boaters, Fishermen

Posted: 06/06/2007 - No rain and two leaking dams are causing low water levels all along the Cumberland River system and could make boating hazardous this summer and harm fisheries.

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Report Shows Methadone Leading Cause Of Overdose Deaths

Updated: 06/06/2007 - Out of nearly 500 overdose deaths in Kentucky last year, the state medical examiner's annual report says more than 40 percent of the autopsies showed the pain killer, Methadone was the leading cause. Other officials say that number may be misleading and Methadone shouldn't be the lone target.

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City Council To Investigate Mayor

Updated: 06/05/2007 - Leaders in an eastern Kentucky city . . say they need to investigate their mayor . . and their police department.

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Search Continues For Escaped Lexington Inmate

Updated: 06/06/2007 - The state says Jeffrey Reed showed up missing after the noon inmate count. The 40-year-old was working outside the Blackburn prison, when authorities say he walked away.

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City Council Asks Mayor To Resign

Updated: 06/05/2007 - Cumberland City Council Members asked the Mayor to resign after she fired or demoted three police officers only to reverse her decision the next day.

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Work Begins On Year-Long Road Project

Posted: 06/05/2007 - Work will begin this week on a year-long project to reconstruct KY 699 between mile markers 0 and 2 in the Leatherwood area of Perry County.

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Fletcher Heading On Economic Trip To Japan & Asia

Posted: 06/04/2007 - Gov. Ernie Fletcher, hoping to spur additional foreign investment in Kentucky, is heading on a nine-day trip overseas with stops in Japan and China, his office said Monday.

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Teen Who Fell At Lake Dies Of Injuries

Posted: 06/04/2007 - A southeastern Kentucky teenager died Monday of injuries he suffered last week in a fall at Lake Cumberland, a deputy coroner said.

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