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Volunteer Firefighters Are Losing Funding

Updated: 02/26/2007 - The Bell County Judge Executive says other agencies need the money, but the firefighters say it's going to cripple their department.

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Insect Threatens Native Hemlock Trees

Updated: 02/26/2007 - It's called the Wooly Hemlock Adelgid and some are saying it's a danger to Eastern Kentucky forest lands. That's why some state officials are asking for help in finding this hidden parasite.

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Jenny Wiley Lodge Back Open After Fire

Posted: 02/25/2007 - A room next to the front desk caught on fire and was put out before it spread any further. Officials believe it started with a coffee maker.

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State Highway Commissioner Under Fire

Updated: 02/26/2007 - The Executive Branch Ethics Commission is accusing State Highway Commissioner Marc Williams of an ethics violation for trying to influence an engineering contract.

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Minimum Wage Hot Topic Across Nation

Updated: 02/26/2007 - In Kentucky, an increase to $7.25 an hour is one step closer to passing. A bill passed through the state house just last week and is now onto the senate.

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Update On Knott County Water Crisis

Updated: 02/26/2007 - The Army National Guard arrived in Knott County Sunday afternoon to pump water out of Troublesome Creek, filter it, and pump it into the water system.

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Several Boil Water Advisories In Effect

Posted: 02/25/2007 - Officials say all Veolia Water customers are under a Boil Water Advisory until further notice. Also, the Lotts Creek area of Perry County from half a mile above Grigsby's Branch to the top of Yellow Creek Mountain should boil their water due to a main line water break.

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Eastern Kentucky Students Head Underground - In Theory

Posted: 02/25/2007 - Coal mining is eastern Kentucky's top industry and though many people hear about the rigors that go along with mining, those who are not in the business rarely get a taste of what it's really like to work underground.

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Body Of Missing Alabama Man Found

Updated: 02/26/2007 - An eight week search for a missing Alabama man is over after crews found his body in the Big Sandy River late Sunday afternoon.

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Lodge Fire At Jenny Wiley State Park

Updated: 02/24/2007 - Some scary moments tonight after a fire breaks out at the lodge of Jenny Wiley State Park. The fire started just after 6:30 pm.

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Officials Continue Search For Missing Alabama Man

Updated: 02/24/2007 - It's been nearly two months and there's still no sign of a missing Alabama man last seen in Pike County. Saturday crews started searching the Big Sandy River again looking for Matthew Dobbs.

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Volunteer Firefighter Killed In Accident

Posted: 02/24/2007 - Police say 28 year old Steven Eric Vanderpool Jr. of West Liberty was responding to an accident on Jones Creek Branch in Morgan County when he ran a stop sign.

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