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HPV Debate Continues

Updated: 02/11/2007 - The debate of whether or not HPV vaccines should be mandatory is ongoing amongst politicians and residents across the Commonwealth. One local woman is concerned about the relatively new vaccine.

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Thousands Without Water

Updated: 02/11/2007 - Nearly five thousand Eastern Kentucky homes have been cut off from running water. WYMT's Julie Maloney spoke with city officials about why as many as sixty percent of Perry County residents have no water and are now struggling to get through the day.

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Hazard Businessman Laid To Rest

Updated: 02/11/2007 - Hundreds of people were in attendance as a beloved Hazard businessman was laid to rest Saturday.

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Man Faces Unlawful Imprisonment Charges

Updated: 01/06/2010 - An eastern Kentucky man is facing seven counts of unlawful imprisonment after law enforcement officials say he held seven teenage girls captive.

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Five Arrested During Drug Bust

Posted: 02/09/2007 - Officials with the Floyd County Sheriff's Department say they confiscated more than 20 bottles of pills, bags of marijuana, more than $6,000 in cash and numerous guns.

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Government Calls For Stronger Mine Seals

Posted: 02/09/2007 - Methane gas explosions could generate nearly 13 times more destructive force than the current federal standard for seals in underground coal mines, government scientists said Friday.

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MSHA Releases New Safety Requirements

Updated: 02/09/2007 - Coal operators finally get guidance on how to comply with mine safety legislation passed last year in the miner act.

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Letcher County Sheriff's Department Facing Funding Problems

Updated: 02/09/2007 - Beginning at midnight Friday night, dispatchers from the Hazard State Police post will be taking the calls for the Letcher County Sheriff's Department until eight in the morning and while sheriff's deputies will still be out on duty, officials say it will impact the state police.

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Pikeville Business Goes Up In Flames

Posted: 02/09/2007 - Thacker's Transmission employees say they smelled smoke and then all the sudden flames were shooting through the roof.

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Student Brings Pocket Knife To School

Posted: 02/09/2007 - Hazard Police say they were called to Roy G. Eversole Middle School after school officials heard a student had a knife.

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Hundreds Paying Final Respects To Hazard Businessman

Posted: 02/09/2007 - Hundreds of people are paying their final respects to a well known Hazard businessman and civic leader. The visitation service for Doctor Vernon Cooper began Friday night.

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Bill Filed To Outlaw Alcohol Vaporizing Device

Posted: 02/09/2007 - AWOL works by converting hard liquor to vapor mist, creating a substance that goes straight to a person's blood stream and then brain instead of going through a person's digestive system first.

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