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Budget cuts impacting child care

Updated: 07/04/2013 - Full-time child care, Monday through Friday, at the Children's House Montessori School in Perry County is $85 dollars a week . This may sound affordable for some, but the owner and director says many low income families have to make a tough decision.

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Berea College program could improve local businesses

Updated: 07/02/2013 - The Entrepreneurship for the Public Good Program at Bereea College aims to have students trained in the uses of social media teach that information to local business owners and executive directors of non-profit organizations.

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Former Hazard mayor turns 90

Updated: 06/30/2013 - Former hazard mayor Bill Morton celebrated his 90th birthday at the First Presbyterian Church in Hazard.

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Lt. Gov. Abramson visits HCTC

Posted: 06/28/2013 - Abramson stopped by Hazard Community and Technical College today to recognize kids participating in an interactive program known as Career Craze Camp.

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Dozens of Kentucky schools raise dropout age

Updated: 07/26/2013 - Within two days of a new state law going into effect, 54 public school systems in Kentucky voted to raise the dropout age to 18. See a list of which schools have voted in favor of the change.

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Prescription drug battle

Posted: 06/27/2013 - We went looking for answers and found one woman who says drugs turned her life upside down. She says new prescription drug regulations, like House Bill 1, would not have stopped her.

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AppalReD budget cuts hurt services

Updated: 06/25/2013 - For more than 40 years, AppalReD officials say they have provided free legal aid services for those in Eastern and South Central Kentucky. The executive director says their federally funded program handles more than 7,000 cases a year. However, recent budget cuts could leave those in need without legal representation.

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Woman escapes house fire in Krypton

Updated: 06/24/2013 - A fire Monday evening in the Krypton Community burned one woman's house to the ground, but no one was hurt.

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Economists break down Kentucky's jobless numbers

Updated: 06/21/2013 - Around 8.1 percent of Kentuckians were out of work in May - an increase of .2 percent from the previous month, according to statistics released Thursday by the state Office of Employment and Training.

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Groundbreaking for Chavies treatment facility

Posted: 06/19/2013 - A groundbreaking ceremony marked the beginning of a new wastewater treatment plant. Officials say the Chavies Wastewater Treatment Plant will give access to communities in desperate need of clean water.

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