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Governor Makes Surprise Renaissance On Main Announcement

Posted: 04/12/2007 - In a surprise presentation, Governor Fletcher awarded a $60,000 Renaissance on Main grant to the City of Williamsburg for costs associated with the acquisition of the historic Lane Theater.

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MSHA: Cutting Torch Caused Explosion At Mine; Operator Fined

Updated: 04/12/2007 - The illegal use of a cutting torch ignited an underground methane gas explosion that killed five coal miners last year, and the mine operator was fined $336,000 for the violations, federal investigators said late Thursday.

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Jenkins Residents Outraged After Priest Robbed

Updated: 04/12/2007 - Police say they are still looking for a suspect after someone took hundreds of dollars from Father Edward Randall's home. We spoke with some of Randall's friends who say his home has been broken into more than a dozen times in the past 15 years and police say they're taking steps to keep this from happening again.

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Fatal Accident In Perry County

Updated: 04/11/2007 - A car crash leaves one woman dead and her child in the hospital and a major Eastern Kentucky highway blocked for several hours.

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Knox County Man Sentenced to Prison for Possession of Stolen Money Orders

Posted: 04/11/2007 - A Knox County man, Steve Allen Garland, 46, was sentenced to serve 36 months in federal prison and ordered to pay a restitution of $165 to the U.S. Postal Service for possession of stolen money orders, by United States District Court Judge Danny C. Reeves.

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Clay County Drug Dealers Dealt Double Blow

Posted: 04/11/2007 - Nearly three dozen Clay County drug dealers were targeted in a two-phase law enforcement effort led by Operation UNITE on Wednesday, April 11.

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New Information On ARH Strike

Updated: 04/11/2007 - ARH officials say their chief negotiator, Jim Johnson, resigned to take another position after giving ARH a notice about a month ago.

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Corbin Community Coalition Continues To Fight For Smoking Ban

Updated: 04/12/2007 - Many communities across Eastern Kentucky have considered smoking bans and many have passed such a measure. But members of the Corbin Community Coalition say they're not getting support from Corbin city leaders on a possible smoking ban there.

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State Testing System To Notify Residents Of Dam Failure

Posted: 04/11/2007 - State officials will begin testing a new emergency notification system on Thursday in communities downstream from a leaking dam that holds back Lake Cumberland, Gov. Ernie Fletcher said.

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Inside An Underground Mine

Updated: 04/11/2007 - Eastern Kentucky is known for its coal, but how many people have actually seen the inside of an underground mine? WYMT's Jon Sonnheim takes us inside one Perry County mine, and finds out just how new safety regulations are working.

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Plea Deal Ends Murder Trial

Posted: 04/10/2007 - Michael Wayne Slone was charged with killing Harold Short in 2005 and hiding his body in a well.

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Mistrial Is Declared In Murder Case

Updated: 01/06/2010 - Billy Osborne was charged with beating former Louisa City Councilman Elmer Frazier with a baseball bat.

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