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Debate On Mountaintop Removal Continues

Updated: 05/04/2007 - Earlier this week, religious leaders visited Perry County to pray for mountaintop removal to end calling it immoral and unbiblical. Tonight, we meet a part-time pastor who works for Teco Coal Company.

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National Guard Troops Heading To U.S. - Mexico Border

Updated: 05/04/2007 - Dozens of National Guard troops across Eastern Kentucky are getting ready tonight for another mission this time, a little closer to home. They're not heading overseas but to the U.S. border to keep track of who's coming into the country.

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State Police Warning Of Phone Scam

Updated: 05/04/2007 - They call asking for donations to help the widow of State Police Trooper Jonathan Leonard. The only problem is Trooper Leonard was never married.

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GOP Treasurer Candidates Debate

Posted: 05/03/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A Republican candidate for treasurer wants to do more than sign checks for the state, she wants to write off the office itself.

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KSP Warning Of Scam

Posted: 05/03/2007 - Officials say someone is calling homes saying they're with the Kentucky State Police spousal support group and are collecting money for Trooper Jonathan Leonard's wife.

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Baby Bib Recall

Posted: 05/03/2007 - A recall today on baby bibs sold across the country, including here in Kentucky.

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Health Department Educates Parents On Car Seat Safety

Posted: 05/03/2007 - Health officials say most people riding in cars with young children don't have them strapped in the right way. That's why the Bell County Health Department was handing out new car seats to dozens of families Thursday.

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No Body, Murder Suspect's Whereabouts Unknown, Police Say

Updated: 05/03/2007 - On April 25th, Police say a Hispanic woman was likely murdered east of Somerset and her body dumped in a car that was eventually found 400 miles away. Police haven’t found the body, but they say she was more than likely killed.

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Police Investigating Overnight Robbery

Posted: 05/03/2007 - Police say a man pulled a knife on the clerk at the Boone Ledge Mini Mart in Perry County around four Thursday morning and demanded cash. Police say the man ran away with the money.

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New License Plates Honor Coal Miners

Updated: 05/03/2007 - Soon you could start seeing more coal miner's on Kentucky roads, at least on license plates. Officials unveiled a new license plate Thursday, one honoring coal miners.

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Former Knott County Sheriff Dies

Posted: 05/03/2007 - William Taulbee Pratt died Tuesday after a sudden illness. Besides being elected Knott County Sheriff, he was also a former state trooper and a graduate of the first State Police Academy.

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Magoffin County Man Enters Not Guilty Plea

Posted: 05/03/2007 - Randy Back is accused of putting an explosive device on his SUV last month. He says it was planted by his ex wife. His ex-wife could not be reached for comment.

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School System Receiving New Computers

Updated: 05/04/2007 - By this fall, the Floyd County School System will have 1,200 new computers thanks to coal severance tax money being used with a grant program for cancer research.

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Alleged Scam Turns Out To Be Legitimate Operation

Updated: 05/03/2007 - They called themselves the "Hillbilly Team", a Relay for Life team of 18 family members trying to raise money for cancer. But after a recent fundraiser they called a Jail-A-Thon, two of these women thought they might be ending up in jail themselves.

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Alcohol Status Change In Burnside?

Posted: 05/02/2007 - Members of a small town in Pulaski County have sent a petition to the county clerk asking for a special election on the town's alcohol status.

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Religious Leaders Join Together Against Mountaintop Removal

Posted: 05/02/2007 - Mountaintop removal has been a controversial issue for years. Today, religious leaders from several states joined in prayer against the process on a Perry County mountaintop. They say the issue is not just environmental but also, moral.

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