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Harlan County flood mitigation project suspended

Posted: 10/18/2012 - A Harlan County flood prevention plan has been placed on hold for the foreseeable future. Funding has run out on the project that would widen creeks in Cumberland, Clover Fork and elsewhere in the county.

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Arson cases increase

Posted: 10/18/2012 - State fire officials say arsons are on the rise across the Commonwealth. Just in the past couple of weeks, several barns have burned across Harrison and Nicholas Counties in apparent arsons.

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Body moved from crime scene

Updated: 10/19/2012 - LETCHER COUNTY, ky. (WYMT) - A death investigation out of Letcher County was presented before the Grand Jury Thrusday, October 18th.

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Trial date set for 1985 murder

Posted: 10/18/2012 - A trial date is set for a man prosecutors say murdered a coal operator back in 1985.

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Shooting suspect will appear in court

Posted: 10/18/2012 - A Harlan County man police say was involved in a shooting at a church parking lot will be back in court December 20th.

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Pike Co. high school getting new athletic complex

Posted: 10/18/2012 - School officials say Pike County Central High School was in need of its own baseball field, and they have been working to build a complex that will include new baseball and soccer facilities.

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Pair indicted on charges relating to missing persons case

Updated: 10/19/2012 - A grand jury indicted Willie Blanton, who is the son of missing Larry and Sandara Blanton, and his girlfriend Amanda Fannin on several charges Wednesday, and almost all of those charges are related to the couple's disappearance.

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Animal shelter receives grant

Updated: 10/19/2012 - Stray dogs in one eastern Kentucky county could soon have a better chance at finding a loving home.

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EKU given piece of scientific history

Updated: 10/19/2012 - Eastern Kentucky University is now home to a piece of scientific history. The school has received a 33-pound meteorite believed to have landed on the Kentucky-Tennessee line more than a century ago.

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Comer drops off cattle in Perry Co.

Updated: 10/18/2012 - The state agriculture commissioner was in Perry County Thursday dropping off more than 15 cows at a local farm.

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For Romney and Obama, one-liners are on the menu

Updated: 10/18/2012 - The presidential campaign is taking a brief detour from conflict and finger-pointing so President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney can play politics for laughs.

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Authorities: 4 injured as storm crosses Southeast

Posted: 10/18/2012 - Parts of northern Mississippi are dealing with damaged homes, toppled trees and downed power lines after a powerful storm rolled across the nation's midsection overnight.

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Gas firm to pay $700K for bulldozed W.Va. cemetery

Posted: 10/18/2012 - Attorney Kevin Thompson says a Logan County jury ruled Tuesday that Equitable Production Co. and subcontractor General Pipeline were reckless. That means jurors may also award punitive damages on Wednesday.

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