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Johnson Co. kids home alone during break-in

Updated: 12/16/2013 - Two men broke into a home with only a 13-year-old and an 8-year-old inside, and deputies say the quick thinking of the kids is what allowed them to catch the burglars.

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Operation UNITE drug prevention program 'On the Move' in Eastern Ky.

Updated: 12/13/2013 - Some students at Johnson Central spent Thursday learning about drug prevention outside of the classroom. The new program offered by Operation UNITE aims to educate students while also collecting data so they can focus on specific problems in each community.

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Eastern Ky. drug epidemic has reshaped communities

Updated: 12/02/2013 - Prescription drug abuse has reshaped Eastern Kentucky. In 2010, inpatient and emergency room charges related to drug overdoses totaled $78 million, much of it paid by taxpayers.

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28 facing charges in Johnson County drug roundup

Updated: 11/25/2013 - The Johnson County Sheriff's Office teamed up with Kentucky State Police hitting the streets early Monday morning going after more than two dozen people facing drug charges.

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BSCTC president/CEO named to SOAR planning committee

Posted: 11/05/2013 - Governor Steve Beshear and Congressman Harold “Hal” Rogers named Dr. George D. Edwards, president and CEO of Big Sandy Community and Technical College, to a planning committee for a regional summit set for December 9 at the Eastern Kentucky Exposition Center in Pikeville.

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Kentucky coal miners rally in nation's capital

Updated: 10/29/2013 - Miners from Kentucky and other states joined 30 members of Congress in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday to rally against regulatory polices they say are killing jobs in coal country.

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Zombie 5K raises money for Salvation Army

Updated: 10/20/2013 - The city of Paintsville was overrun Saturday with scores of zombies. It wasn't a horror movie, these ghouls were part of a yearly 5K race. In this race, runners had to avoid some undead obstacles.

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UPDATE: Pro coal group sends letter to President Obama

Posted: 10/10/2013 - Members of the CoalBlue Project sent President Obama a letter on Wednesday, proposing they work together to advance policies that would accelerate the development and deployment of sustainable coal.

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