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New Detention Center Too Expensive? - Danielle Morgan Reports

Updated: 02/22/2007 - The new eight million dollar Leslie County Detention Center is just about ready to open, but the new judge executive says not only can the county not afford to pay for it, but the state is already threatening to take over the county and shut down the jail before it even opens if a budget isn't ready by this summer.

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School System Facing Budget Concerns

Updated: 02/21/2007 - One Eastern Kentucky school district says there's not enough money in the budget to give teacher raises next year. Officials at the Pike County School System are trying to make the budget work.

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Somerset Man Finds His Stolen Car

Posted: 02/21/2007 - A Somerset man spots his stolen car in a grocery store parking lot and takes steps to make sure the thief doesn't get away.

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Social Worker Arrested

Posted: 02/21/2007 - Kentucky State Police say 32 year old Ruth J. Horn of Louisa is accused of buying alcohol and giving it to four underage girls during a party.

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Engineers Give Students A Look Into The Future

Updated: 02/22/2007 - The younger kids enjoyed learning how their video games are made and talked to engineers from Microsoft who made those games. Older students say they learned that engineering is about more than computer codes.

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Widows Push For Mine Safety Bill

Updated: 02/21/2007 - Last week miners' widows testified in a committee yet their bill didn't get called up for a vote. On Thursday, many of them returned, some driving long distances, in demanding action to be taken.

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UNITE Website Nets Second Fugitive In Eight Days

Posted: 02/21/2007 - Garrard County Deputy Willie Skeens was scanning the "Most Wanted" section of Operation UNITE's website Sunday, February 18, when he ran across a familiar name.

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Law Firm Sues Over Peanut Butter

Updated: 02/21/2007 - A Seattle attorney has filed a class-action lawsuit on behalf of people who reported getting sick after eating contaminated peanut butter.

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House Fire In Whitley County

Updated: 02/21/2007 - Fire investigators in Williamsburg are trying to figure how a truck apparently touched off a fire that heavily damaged a home and destroyed a vintage car.

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Harlan County Fire Chief Dies

Posted: 02/21/2007 - Harlan County Fire Department Fire Chief Dale W. Lewis, 51, of Loyall passed away Monday February 19, 2007 at the Harlan Appalachian Regional Hospital from an apparent heart attack.

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