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Fireworks schedule

Updated: 07/01/2010 - The Fourth of July is rapidly approaching and cities across eastern Kentucky are planning fireworks displays on different days.

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An open letter to Ashley Judd: In Defense of Coal

Updated: 06/29/2010 - Ashley Judd’s comments regarding mountain top removal continue to stir controversy here in Eastern Kentucky. WYMT's Neil MiddletonI received an open letter to Ashley Judd. It was written by Janette Jude, a sixth grade language arts teacher from Inez Middle School in Martin County.

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"The Very Worst Thing" returns to the MAC

Updated: 06/26/2010 - Four months after a sold-out crowd saw the debut of a documentary about the 1958 Floyd County school bus crash, it returns to the Mountain Arts Center in Prestonsburg.

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Blog: Ashley Judd “The rape of Appalachia”

Posted: 06/24/2010 - During a recent speech to the National Press Club in Washington, Ashley Judd called mountain top removal “environmental genocide.” She says the process is “the state-sanctioned, federal government supported, coal industry operated, rape of Appalachia.”

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Pharmacy robbery

Updated: 06/18/2010 - A Floyd County pharmacy is robbed on Wednesday and police are still looking for the suspects.

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Cities will receive flood control matching grants

Posted: 06/14/2010 - Governor Steve Beshear and the department for local government say Elkhorn City and the city of Prestonsburg will receive flood control matching grants towards updating sanitary sewer systems as part of PRIDE projects.

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Eastern Kentucky Celiac & Gluten Free Support Group begins

Posted: 06/10/2010 - It is difficult for patients with CD or a wheat allergy to eat out or to grocery shop in eastern Kentucky, but local Celiac patients, lead by Laura Ford Hall, have started the Eastern Kentucky Celiac and Gluten Free Support Group for patients in Pike, Floyd, Johnson, Letcher, and Martin Counties.

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