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Laurel County Woman Demands Pills in Attempted Armed Robbery

Updated: 09/06/2008 - The search is over for a woman police say attempted to rob a local pharmacy and demanded prescription pills. Police say 20 year old Shasta Vaughn robbed the Plaza Drug Store on Friday, then kept police on the run for hours.

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State Trooper & ATV Collide

Posted: 09/06/2008 - WYMT Mountains News has received information from dispatchers at the Hazard State Police Post that one of their troopers and an ATV have been involved in a collision in the Neon community.

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Drug Store Robbery

Posted: 09/05/2008 - It happened late Friday afternoon at the Plaza Drug Store on U.S. 25 in Laurel County.

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Fire At Gas Well Injures Man

Updated: 01/06/2010 - There were some scary moments for one eastern Kentucky man after a small fire at a gas well.

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Cancer Treatments Improving in Eastern Kentucky

Updated: 09/05/2008 - Doctors at the Highlands Cancer Center say lung, cervical, and colon cancer are the most common types of cancer here in the mountains, but they also say treatment is improving across the country and here at home, allowing more people to win their battle with the disease.

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Family Unsatisfied with Sentence

Updated: 09/05/2008 - Rosemary McClain was convicted of complicity to murder in the 2005 death of Lisa Jenkins. A jury recommended her sentence Friday and the victim's family calls the punishment a “slap on the wrist.”

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Program Helping Recovering Drug Addicts

Updated: 09/05/2008 - Recovering drug addicts across Eastern Kentucky are turning their lives around through drug court. One program is helping them change their life through art.

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Man Sentenced To Five Years Behind Bars

Posted: 09/05/2008 - The Johnson County man accused of using a stolen knife to stab another man learns how much time he will spend behind bars.

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Magoffin County Audit

Posted: 09/05/2008 - State Auditor Crit Luallen is pointing out several problems after an audit of the 2007 financial statement of Magoffin County Sheriff Bob Jordan.

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Forest Fire Burning In Pike County

Updated: 09/05/2008 - At least 20 acres are burning after forest rangers say someone set a debris fire during a burning ban.

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Federal Agency Proposes Drug Tests For Miners

Posted: 09/05/2008 - The federal agency that regulates the nation's coal and non-coal mines says it will revise its drug and alcohol policy to include substance abuse testing for all miners.

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McCain Tells Convention, Nation He'll Bring Change

Posted: 09/04/2008 - John McCain, a POW turned political rebel, vowed Thursday night to vanquish the "constant partisan rancor" that grips Washington as he launched his fall campaign for the White House. "Change is coming," he promised the roaring Republican National Convention and a prime-time television audience.

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National Suicide Prevention Week

Updated: 09/05/2008 - Suicide is something experts say people don't talk about enough. Next week is National Suicide Prevention Week, and one group is working to educate people on what you can do to prevent someone from taking their own life.

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