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College campus remained closed Friday after threat

Updated: 02/22/2013 - On Thursday a student at Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College's Whitesburg campus overheard other students complaining about not receiving financial aid and threatening to use guns.

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Students make mock bus crash look, feel realistic

Posted: 02/21/2013 - People driving through Letcher County on Thursday might have noticed firefighters, paramedics and the coroner on the scene of a bus crash. But, no worries. It was all fake.

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Letcher Co. water outages decreasing; some still without water

Updated: 02/19/2013 - People in one eastern Kentucky community are growing frustrated after not having water for several days. Dozens of people in the Goose Creek area of Fleming-Neon in Letcher County have been without water for as many as five days while officials work to repair a water line break.

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Letcher Co. woman gives birth in own bathroom

Updated: 02/15/2013 - An Eastern Kentucky Family celebrated Valentine's Day at Appalachian Regional Hospital in Whitesburg with a new baby boy...which is not exactly what they had planned.

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High school athlete shares ACL tear experience

Updated: 02/13/2013 - Several of our high school athletes have experienced injuries like Nerlens Noel's in recent years, including a starter for the Letcher County Lady Cougars, who has recovered from an ACL tear.

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Letcher Schools superintendent announces retirement

Updated: 02/11/2013 - A long time Eastern Kentucky school superintendent announces her retirement. Anna Craft says she will step down as head of the Letcher County school system at the end of June.

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Program offers discounted spay/neuter services in eastern KY

Posted: 02/09/2013 - If you have a dog or cat that needs to be spayed or neutered but you are unable to afford it, there is a program to help you. The KY River Regional Animal Shelter in has received a grant that will help low-income folks have their pets spayed or neutered.

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Road construction planned on U.S. 119

Posted: 02/08/2013 - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has awarded two construction projects in the next steps of a long-term project to widen and straighten a portion of U.S. 119 (Harlan-Whitesburg Road) in Letcher County.

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Students participate in earthquake drill

Updated: 02/07/2013 - Millions of people including students and staff at a local elementary school participated in an earthquake drill called "The Great Shakeout."

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Snow hits Eastern Kentucky

Updated: 02/04/2013 - Some areas of Eastern Kentucky got up to three inches of snow, and many roads were the first to be covered.

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Big Sandy RECC severe storm advisory

Posted: 01/31/2013 - Big Sandy RECC is making preparations for restoration of possible power outages caused by strong winds and severe thunderstorms that are expected in our area.

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Oily sheen discovered on Letcher County stream

Posted: 01/28/2013 - An oily sheen on a stream in Letcher County has nearby residents scratching their heads, but officials with the Kentucky Division of Water say there is no cause for alarm.

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