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Fire survivor recovering four years later

Updated: 03/11/2013 - Four years ago, a grandmother died after saving her six grandchildren during a fire in Martin County. One of the survivors has been on a long road to recovery.

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Martin Co. one year after 2012 tornado outbreak

Updated: 03/02/2013 - There were no lives lost in Martin County... but there were several families left with nothing but each other. Now one year later that community is showing signs of progress as many homes have been rebuilt.

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Inmates will be arraigned soon

Posted: 02/12/2013 - Prison inmates, accused of having heroin at the federal prison in Martin County last summer, are expected to be arraigned soon.

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Keeping kids safe on social media

Updated: 02/06/2013 - One parent in Martin County says you should know your child's passwords and constantly check who is talking to them.

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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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Route 40 in Martin County closed for repair

Updated: 01/23/2013 - Part of Route 40 in Martin County was closed on Tuesday to begin repairing a break in the road. The traffic on Route 40 was replaced by road crews and heavy machinery. Superintendent Jerry Todd explains the project, "We are drilling holes with a rotary drill so we can put railroad steel in to hold the road, then we will crib it with cribbing and then we will backfill it and try to build the road back."

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Officials make plans to repair break in pavement on Route 40

Posted: 01/18/2013 - A temporary traffic signal has been put up on Route 40 in Martin County near the Johnson County line. Traffic has been reduced to one lane because of a break in the road that happened early Thursday morning.

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Traffic delays possible in Martin County

Posted: 01/18/2013 - Officials tell us approximately 100 feet of Route 40 between mile marker zero and one have fallen away and the roadway has been reduced to one lane.

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Entrepreneurial SMARTS training offered in Prestonsburg

Updated: 01/15/2013 - Southeast Kentucky Economic Development Corporation (SKED) will offer Prestonsburg area residents the opportunity to learn more about small business ownership this spring through its Entrepreneurial SMARTS course.

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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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