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Fletcher Strikes Back In Latest Ad

Posted: 05/08/2007 - Gov. Ernie Fletcher, who has come under attack in political ads by one of his Republican gubernatorial opponents, is striking back.

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Opponents Target Beshear On Gambling Plan

Posted: 05/08/2007 - A day after Democratic gubernatorial candidate Steve Beshear's campaign received a key endorsement, opponents went on the attack, saying his proposal to raise tax money by legalizing casino-style gambling will take years to implement and won't cover all the state's financial needs.

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Bridge Collapse Closes Pike County Road

Updated: 05/09/2007 - State Route 632 at the railroad overpass at Phelps is closed. An eighteen-wheeler hauling a D-9 bulldozer clipped the railroad bridge, causing the bridge to collapse on top of the truck and the dozer.

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Northup Offers Sharpest Criticism Yet Of Governor

Posted: 05/08/2007 - Republican gubernatorial candidate Anne Northup unleashed her sharpest criticism yet of Gov. Ernie Fletcher, charging that he didn't keep his promise to return strong ethics to state government and that he has embellished his administration's accomplishments.

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Another School District Announces Lay-Offs

Posted: 05/07/2007 - Teachers across Eastern Kentucky are getting pay raises mandated by the state, but school administrators say those raises could be costing dozens of teachers their jobs.

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Governor Announces State Funding For Energy Research

Posted: 05/07/2007 - The Governor’s Office of Energy Policy announced today that it will provide $450,511 in funding to the University of Kentucky for energy research projects. Funding will be awarded to two separate departments at UK.

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Former World Class Boxing Champion Behind Bars

Updated: 05/08/2007 - Marty Wolfe has been training young people for nearly one year on how to be successful without using drugs. But with only days left of probation, Wolfe says he failed a drug test.

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Democrat Miller Dropping Out Of Governor Race; Endorsing Beshear

Updated: 05/07/2007 - State Treasurer Jonathan Miller dropped out of the gubernatorial race Monday, citing sagging poll numbers, dwindling campaign cash and the prospect of the crowded field producing a nominee that was "unelectable" in the fall.

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"Garden Week" Underway

Posted: 05/07/2007 - Gardeners are planting and pruning all of their flowers and plants in Pike County this week.

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Manchester City Council Member Arrested

Updated: 05/07/2007 - Darnell Hipsher now joins Former Mayor Daugh White and Former Manchester Assistant Chief of Police Todd Roberts in a federal indictment. Among various charges, the three men are accused of a racketeering conspiracy

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Coal Research Projects Get Funding

Posted: 05/07/2007 - The Governor's Office of Energy Policy announced today that it will provide $450,511 in funding to the University of Kentucky for energy research projects. Funding will be awarded to two separate departments at UK.

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Hundreds Attend Knott County Trail Ride

Updated: 05/06/2007 - More than one thousand people came to Knott County over the weekend and the attraction that brought all those people together may surprise you.

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Operation UNITE Offers New Faith Based Program

Updated: 05/07/2007 - Operation UNITE for many years has been cleaning up the drug problem in the mountains with law enforcement. One new program focuses on faith based initiatives.

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Man Killed In Accident

Posted: 05/06/2007 - The accident happened at the junction of U.S. 119 and Kingdom Come Drive in Cumberland.

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Mountaintop Mining Becomes Issue In Kentucky Governor's Race

Posted: 05/06/2007 - Warning sirens blare, followed by massive explosions that shake the earth and propel broken rocks skyward. Bulldozers rumble across parched ground, pushing dirt and rock out as they go. Giant dump trucks ferry loads of car-size boulders across the desert-like terrain.

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