More Headlines

Biden says NY airport like a 'Third World country'

Posted: 02/07/2014 - Vice President Biden made the comment as part of a comparison with the Hong Kong airport. He says Hong Kong has the type of modern facility travelers would expect to see in the United States.

Read More

Bill seeks to prevent sale of student data

Posted: 02/07/2014 - Republican Sen. Jimmy Higdon says the measure would strengthen privacy protections for students using certain technology resources at school.

Read More

Minimum wage bill clears Kentucky House

Updated: 02/06/2014 - Under the bill, the minimum wage would gradually increase from the current $7.25 an hour to $10.10 per hour in July 2016. There would be 95-cent increases in three phases.

Read More

Two meth-making suspects on the loose

Posted: 02/06/2014 - Johnson County sheriff's deputies arrested John LeMaster, 34, Amanda Johnson, 26, and Frank Music, 44, Tuesday on Hyden Branch in Van Lear.

Read More

Suspected drug dealers arrested in Arjay

Updated: 02/06/2014 - The Bell County Sheriff's Department arrested suspected drug dealers during a round-up on Thursday. Many of the arrests were in the Arjay community.

Read More

Kentucky House panel OKs smoking ban bill

Posted: 02/06/2014 - Supporters said the bill would protect nonsmokers from the dangers of secondhand smoke. The measure was approved by the House Health and Welfare Committee on a 10-3 vote Thursday.

Read More

Education board considers new teacher evaluations

Posted: 02/06/2014 - The panel said the new system would hold teachers accountable in new ways that would be consistent across the state. Currently, different school districts use different means of evaluating educators.

Read More

Bill would let victims carry concealed weapons

Updated: 02/06/2014 - The bill's supporters include the NRA. Republican Sen. Jared Carpenter says his measure is aimed at giving victims the ability to protect themselves.

Read More

Southwest Virginia man convicted of murder in WV mayor's death

Posted: 02/06/2014 - Earl Click of Grundy, Va., faces life in prison following the McDowell County Circuit Court jury's verdict. The jury recommended mercy, which means the 27-year-old Click would be eligible for parole after serving 15 years.

Read More

Fears of slowdown sharpen focus on US jobs report

Posted: 02/06/2014 - Evidence of healthy U.S. job growth would help soothe investor jitters about a possible economic slowdown and that's raised the level of anticipation over this week's government employment reports.

Read More

W.Va. gov. considers in-home water testing

Posted: 02/06/2014 - After the Jan. 9 chemical spill, officials have based testing at the West Virginia American Water treatment plant and various other spots across the affected region.

Read More

Ky. Senate passes abortion bill

Posted: 02/06/2014 - The Kentucky Senate has passed a bill requiring doctors to perform ultrasounds before abortions and to describe what is seen to the pregnant women.

Read More

Current Conditions Eastern KY

WYMT Opinion

Will you go shopping on Black Friday?

WYMT CONTACT INFO 199 Black Gold Blvd. Hazard, KY 41701 606-436-5757 - switchboard 606-439-9968 - newsroom
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability
Gray Television, Inc.