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Elderly woman dies in Letcher County house fire

Updated: 01/26/2013 - There has been another death following a house fire in Eastern Kentucky. It happened Friday afternoon in Letcher County. Fire officials say 73 year old Virginia Lowe of Thornton was trapped inside her home.

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Snow blankets parts of Letcher County Thursday

Updated: 01/18/2013 - There was no snow in Hazard, but just down the road in parts of Letcher county this afternoon, it was a completely different story. County road crews were called in around 2 p.m., as the first flakes began to fall.

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Letcher Central marching band close to fundraising goal

Updated: 01/15/2013 - In less than one week the Letcher Central Marching Band will be performing in the Inaugural Parade in Washington D.C. The band held a benefit Tuesday at the high school to hopefully bring in the rest of the funds needed to pay for the trip.

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EQT awards grant to UK College of Education

Posted: 01/01/2013 - Officials with EQT Corporation are awarding a $50,000 grant to the University of Kentucky College of Education to help propel new innovations in eastern Kentucky education.

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Letcher school district employees remember Knox crash victim

Updated: 12/26/2012 - The wreck that killed five people in Knox County Christmas Eve continues to send shock waves across the region. Mourners in Letcher County gathered Wednesday to remember Gary Caldwell, who was killed in that accident.

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Families receive donations at Christmas giveaway

Updated: 12/24/2012 - Christmas came early for many families in Letcher County Sunday. In a building packed with donations, people from throughout Eastern Kentucky came to take their pick from “Marlow's Christmas for the needy.”

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Murder suspect talks from jail

Updated: 12/18/2012 - James Maggard and Stephanie Fleming have been charged in the murder of Drad Fleming of Letcher County, and Monday, Maggard told side of the story.

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