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Ky. awarded $2.8 million in security grants

Posted: 10/22/2013 - Gov. Steve Beshear's office said Monday the money will be used for training, citizen preparedness and equipment for first-responders, communications and infrastructure.

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Revitalization of Downtown Hazard

Updated: 10/22/2013 - Downtown Hazard was once packed with people and businesses. Now, revitalizing the area is on the drawing board for the Hazard Perry County Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Revitalization Committee. Committee members say the plan is to bring people back downtown to live, work and play.

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Zipline tours let people see fall foliage

Updated: 10/22/2013 - While some people like to stay inside when the weather cools down, others like to show off their adventurous side by flying through the trees as their leaves change color.

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"Cyberbully" concerns follow Facebook news

Updated: 10/21/2013 - Facebook made headlines this week with a new policy which allows teenagers ages 13 to 17 to post information with the general public, an option previously unavailable to them. Area mental health professionals say they are concerned with the potential the decision creates for cyber-bullying.

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UK student shot in possible attempted robbery

Updated: 10/21/2013 - A University of Kentucky student was shot after a robbery gone wrong. The suspects are still at large, but police say the victim and his roommates are facing charges.

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McConnell debunks criticism over budget deal

Posted: 10/20/2013 - McConnell appeared on the political television show "Face the Nation" on Sunday. The budget deal includes an authorization for $2.9 billion in funding for a troubled lock and dam project on the Ohio River. The project is between Kentucky, home of McConnell, and Illinois, home of President Barack Obama.

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Woman hit by car in critical condition

Posted: 10/20/2013 - Police say 42 year old Christy Vikara was walking along the on-ramp that links up with US Route 23 near Union High School, when she was hit by a car driven by 22 year old Jessica Eldridge.

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