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After Coal: documentary looks at lessons from Wales

Updated: 10/07/2014 - Tom Hansell's film is called "After Coal: Welsh and Appalachian Mining Communities." He screened a portion of it Tuesday as part of a forum at the Appalshop in Whitesburg.

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Study suggests black lung disease is making a comeback

Posted: 09/15/2014 - Coal miners are contracting the worst form of black lung disease at a rate similiar to 40 years ago when regulations to safeguard against the sickness went into effect, according to a new study.

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Pikeville man leads police in pursuit that crossed state lines

Updated: 09/01/2014 - The pursuit began in Pike county, where deputies spotted a man with outstanding warrants for flagrant non-support and other charges. The man led police on a chase that stretched into Virginia before he was stopped in Whitesburg.

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New coal dust rules take effect

Posted: 08/02/2014 - The rules are part of President Obama's push to limit coal dust in mines, but coal industry officials worry the new regulations could lead to more layoffs.

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Car slams into Lexington townhome

Posted: 07/28/2014 - Cleanup began Monday morning after a car slammed into a townhome in Lexington over the weekend.

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