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Forest fire contained; Kingdom Come State Park will re-open

Updated: 04/15/2014 - Forest Rangers say the fire is 506 acres, 200 of the burning acres are in the Kingdom Come State Park. Forest Rangers say the fire is contained and now they are going over hot spots and monitoring the fire lines.

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Neil Middleton shares about WYMT Mountain News HD

Updated: 04/15/2014 - "This is by far the most significant milestone in WYMT’s history since the station signed on the air on October 19, 1985." - WYMT General Manager Neil Middleton

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Juvenile justice bill clears legislature

Posted: 04/14/2014 - Legislation aimed at revamping Kentucky's juvenile justice system by locking up fewer minors has been sent to Gov. Steve Beshear.

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Lawmakers reviewing Rupp Arena financing proposal

Posted: 04/14/2014 - Supporters of a plan to help finance Rupp Arena's renovation are mounting one last effort to persuade Kentucky lawmakers to include state-backed bonding for the project. It's the legislative equivalent of a last-second shot at the buzzer.

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Kentucky House approves ethics reform

Posted: 04/14/2014 - House lawmakers overwhelmingly approved sweeping changes to the Legislative Ethics Commission on Monday following the panel's decision last week to not punish a former lawmaker accused of sexual harassment.

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Crews battle Letcher County blaze

Posted: 04/14/2014 - Fire crews worked Sunday afternoon to contain a brushfire near Highway 2035 south of Whitesburg.

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Teen airlifted after being hit by van in Corbin

Updated: 04/14/2014 - A southern Kentucky teen was rushed to the hospital after being hit by a van in Corbin. The teen's mother was arrested shortly after, who police say was drunk at the time.

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Doctor, grandson ID'd as 2 of 3 killed in Kansas

Posted: 04/14/2014 - Family members have identified two of the three people killed in attacks at Jewish-affiliated facilities near Kansas City as a man and his 14-year-old grandson.

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No evidence of pre-impact fire in CA crash

Posted: 04/13/2014 - Federal investigators say they haven't found any physical evidence that a FedEx truck was on fire before it slammed into a bus carrying high school students, killing 10 people in Northern California.

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