Updated: 08/05/2013 - Hillbillies BBQ Restaurant opens Tuesday at 11 a.m. in Whitesburg. Co-owners say they are proud to start a business downtown.
Posted: 08/03/2013 - Letcher County coroner Marty Baker tells Mountain News the 15 year old boy was found Saturday morning at his grandmother's home on Wrights Hollow Road in Jenkins.
Posted: 08/02/2013 - Roy Bentley was accused last year of sexually abusing a child 12 years old or younger.
Posted: 07/31/2013 - A car hit a house this morning in Letcher County!
Posted: 07/29/2013 - Students in Letcher County with asthma, diabetes or other health concerns may notice a change when returning to school. Budget restraints are forcing the district to cut five school nurses, affecting nine schools in the county. Nurses at the Letcher County Health Department and Superintendent Tony Sergent said student health is their main concern.
Updated: 07/27/2013 - Kentucky HWY 15 shut down near Whitesburg until further notice.
Posted: 07/26/2013 - A Letcher county man burned in a fire this afternoon is recovering tonight.
Posted: 07/23/2013 - Three more state parks in Kentucky are about to gain the designation as "StormReady Supporters."
Posted: 07/19/2013 - In 1971, Donald Webb along with his brother Dudley started a law firm and began investing in real estate.
Posted: 07/17/2013 - Friends and family are mourning the loss of one Letcher County man who died during a chain saw accident. Officials say 39-year-old Charles F. Yeary died when his chain saw kicked back and killed him. The incident occurred on Tuesday, July 16th on Harrison Branch Road.
Updated: 07/17/2013 - The Letcher County coroner says 39 year old Charles F. Yeary died Tuesday after cutting himself while attempting to cut some trees.
Posted: 07/16/2013 - McConnell, who is seeking re-election to a sixth term, declares in the ad that the war on coal is also a war on Kentucky.
Updated: 07/12/2013 - The tree fell on Michelle Tilley, her one year old daughter and seven year old nephew.
Updated: 07/04/2013 - Steady rain continues to fall across the area, and the WKYT First Alert Weather team expects it's only going to get worse as the night goes on.Heavy rain will continue to pound much of the region through Friday.