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Diwali gets an encore in Pikeville

Updated: 11/16/2013 - Over one-hundred folks gathered at University of Pikeville on Saturday to recognize the Hindu holiday Diwali, despite its official celebration date occurring earlier in the month. The event, called “KYCOM Diwali Celebration," was organized by faculty members at the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine and others in the community. The event included dancing, food, and other activities.

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Ky. Guard allowing benefits for same-sex marriages

Posted: 11/16/2013 - Kentucky Adjutant General Edward Tonini recommended the state follow Defense Department policy and a U.S. Supreme Court ruling. Beshear spokeswoman Kerri Richardson says the governor affirmed the recommendation.

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Pikeville adding new hiking trail

Updated: 11/17/2013 - Volunteers spent the Saturday clearing the path for a new hiking trail at Bob Amos Park in Pikeville. Officials say the project is another piece to the puzzle of their park system.

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High-speed chase lands man in jail

Posted: 11/16/2013 - Police say they clocked the 2014 Shelby Cobra Mustang at over 100 mph on I-75. State Police chased the car from Rockcastle to Laurel County.

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EKU unveils plan for Model Lab School

Posted: 11/16/2013 - Officials say the facility would be physically and conceptually located at the core of the college and would be at the forefront in a new approach to teacher training.

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Obama hails US energy production over imports

Posted: 11/16/2013 - President Barack Obama says improved energy efficiency and higher energy production in the United States are yielding environmental and economic benefits that are helping ensure cleaner air and a more competitive business landscape.

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Man facing charges in several armed robberies takes plea deal

Updated: 11/15/2013 - A man charged in several armed robberies and also facing escape charges, took a plea deal Friday morning in Floyd County. Prosecutors say they are satisfied with the deal that will keep who they call a career criminal behind bars for many years.

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