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Jones Fork Elementary earns high marks on K-PREP test

Updated: 11/09/2012 - The results are in, and a small school in Knott County is one of the best in Kentucky. Jones Fork Elementary scored fourth in the state on the Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress, or K-PREP, exam.

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States get more time to work on health care plans

Posted: 11/09/2012 - Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said in a letter to governors Friday that she still wants to hear by the end of next week if states will be setting up new health insurance markets under the law.

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Colo., Wash. await federal response to pot measure

Posted: 11/09/2012 - Votes this week by Colorado and Washington to allow adult marijuana possession have prompted what could be a turning point in the nation's conflicted and confusing war on drugs. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder was to talk Friday by phone with Colorado's governor, who wants to know whether the federal government would sue to block the marijuana measures. Both states are holding off on plans to regulate and tax the drug while waiting to see whether the U.S. Justice Department would assert federal authority over drug law.

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High court to take new look at voting rights law

Posted: 11/09/2012 - Acting three days after the election, the justices are agreeing Friday to hear a constitutional challenge to the part of the landmark Voting Rights Act that requires all or parts of 16 states with a history of discrimination in voting to get federal approval before making any changes in the way they hold elections.

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AP sources: Navy SEALs punished for secrets breach

Posted: 11/09/2012 - Seven members of the secretive Navy SEAL Team 6, including one involved in the mission to get Osama bin Laden, have been punished for disclosing classified information, senior Navy officials said Thursday.

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Feds drop sex abuse case against Syracuse's Fine

Posted: 11/09/2012 - Federal authorities have dropped their investigation into sexual abuse claims that cost a Syracuse University assistant basketball coach his job, threw a top-ranked team into turmoil and threatened the career of Hall of Fame coach Jim Boeheim.

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Dancing with the Stars champion returns to Fort Campbell

Posted: 11/09/2012 - J.R. Martinez will be at the post on the Tennessee-Kentucky state line Friday to sign copies of his new book, "Full of Heart," his personal story of survival and recovery after being injured in Iraq.

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YPEK to host awards dinner in West Liberty

Posted: 11/09/2012 - The Young Professionals of East Kentucky, also known as YPEK, will honor people for their accomplishment in giving back to the community.

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One killed in overnight crash in Boyd County

Posted: 11/09/2012 - It happened about midnight Friday morning close to the 187 mile marker near Cannonsburg. The car rolled off the side of the road and ended up on its top.

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10 things to know for Friday

Posted: 11/09/2012 - Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about on Friday.

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Tax Commission looks at how to drum up revenue

Posted: 11/09/2012 - A panel appointed by Gov. Steve Beshear to recommend tax reforms is considering a proposal that would result in more retirees having their pensions taxed but its nixed the idea of a grocery tax.

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Texting and driving put to the test

Posted: 11/09/2012 - WKYT went to a driving course to find out just how distracted drivers can be when texting behind the wheel.

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Search continues for missing Knox Co. man

Updated: 11/08/2012 - Parents said they just want to know what happened to their son. Jonathan "Ryan" Foley was last seen Tuesday in Knox County. Police along with his family members are getting more concerned with each passing hour.

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