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Two hospitalized following train accident in Harlan County

Posted: 07/01/2013 - Folks living in the Cawood Community of Harlan County say it was only a matter of time. A father and his young son are recovering at two different Tennessee hospitals. Both victims were in a vehicle that was hit by a train.

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E. Ky. wildfire threat no less severe

Updated: 07/02/2013 - As firefighters continue to battle the blaze in Arizona, ladder men in Eastern Kentucky say their thoughts and prayers are with the families of the 19 "Hotshots" team members that were killed.

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Grimes announces U.S. Senate run

Updated: 07/01/2013 - There had been speculation for months as to whether or not she would make a run for McConnell's seat.

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Ky school district debates future of facility

Posted: 07/01/2013 - An eastern Kentucky school district is trying to decide whether a 100-year-old community school can be kept open or if it has shrunk beyond the point of viability.

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Grimes to oppose McConnell in U.S. Senate race

Updated: 07/02/2013 - Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes has announced she will run against Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, ending the search by Democrats to find a competitive challenger ahead of next year's election.

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Agency donates to gambling problem helpline

Posted: 07/01/2013 - The Kentucky Department of Charitable Gaming has donated $2,500 to a telephone assistance line for people who think they may have a problem with gambling.

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New cell phone ban now in effect in West Virginia

Posted: 07/01/2013 - Hand-held cell phone use while driving is now a thing of the past in West Virginia. Starting Monday, it becomes a primary offense to drive and talk without the use of a hands-free device.

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Two men arrested on drug charges in Logan County, WV

Posted: 07/01/2013 - The Logan County Sheriff's Department and the U.S. 119 Drug Task Force served a search warrant at 565 Stratton St., Apt. 5, in the city of Logan where they found all of those items along with two men.

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Ft. Campbell soldier dies in Afghanistan

Posted: 07/01/2013 - A statement from the Army on Saturday says 25-year-old Sgt. Justin Richard Rogers of Barton, N.Y., died Friday at Bagram Airfield in a noncombat related incident. The Army says it is investigating Rogers' death.

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Former Hazard mayor turns 90

Updated: 07/01/2013 - Former hazard mayor Bill Morton celebrated his 90th birthday at the First Presbyterian Church in Hazard.

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Car hits train in Harlan County

Updated: 06/30/2013 - State police say it happened this morning on Adler Lane around 10:30 in Cawood, when a man's 2011 Nissan Frontier was crossing the tracks and a train hit the driver's side.

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