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Storms cause problems in Perry County

Updated: 01/31/2013 - High winds swept through eastern Kentucky Wednesday morning, leaving their mark on trees, buildings, and even a pontoon.

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Hazard boy collects pennies to help hospice patients

Updated: 03/07/2014 - The next time you see a penny on the ground, pick it up and give it to Nick Hoskins. In the past five years he has collected nearly $2,000 in coins - mostly pennies - and donated all of it to hospice care patients in Perry County.

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Leslie County mining accident kills one

Updated: 01/27/2013 - A man has died after a mining accident in Leslie County. The Kentucky Office of Mine Safety and Licensing is investigating the death of Perry County man, Jerry Watts.

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Melissa Cornett speaks out about her daughter's special gift

Posted: 01/23/2013 - She lost three family members, including her daughter and husband. They were gunned down in the parking lot of Hazard Community and Technical College last week. Now, Melissa Cornett is talking publicly for the first time about what happened, and what special gift her daughter Taylor left behind.

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Water line break near Hazard ARH

Posted: 01/22/2013 - It is not known if the frigid temperatures are to blame for a water line break that's affecting the Hazard ARH in Hazard.

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Dalton Stidham appears in court

Posted: 01/22/2013 - The man accused of shooting Jackie, Caitlin and Taylor Cornett was back in court Tuesday.

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Victims of Perry Co. shooting laid to rest

Updated: 01/21/2013 - The three victims of last Tuesday's shooting in the parking lot of Hazard Community and Technical College were laid to rest on Monday.

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Family of shooting victims speaks for the first time

Posted: 01/18/2013 - Jackie Doug Cornett, his granddaughter, 12 year old Taylor Cornett and his adopted daughter, 20 year old Kaitlyn Cornett, were shot and killed in the Hazard Community and Technical College parking lot Tuesday night.

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Physician: shooting likely to carry lasting psychological effects

Posted: 01/16/2013 - Experts say traumatic events like Tuesday's shooting can cause serious emotional damage to people close to the ordeal. Doctor Farhan Fazal, who is the chief of staff at the Appalachian Regional Healthcare's Psychiatric Center in Hazard, says it is difficult to say just how people will process the loss of a loved one.

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Police: deadly Perry County house fire now "suspicious"

Posted: 01/16/2013 - After canvassing the scene of the fire that broke out Sunday morning on Scuddy Branch Road in Perry County and killed Sandra Kay Melton, 64, and Suzy Melton, 35, investigators initially said they had no reason to suspect foul play.

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Investigators return to scene of deadly Perry Co. fire

Updated: 01/15/2013 - A team - including a Kentucky State Police arson investigator - combed through the rubble, trying to understand the circumstances surrounding the fire on Scuddy Branch Road that broke out early Sunday morning.

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Vicco approves LGBT anti-discrimination law

Updated: 01/15/2013 - It is a first for any city in Eastern Kentucky. The Vicco City Council in Perry County voted three to one Monday to approve a law that protects gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered people from discrimination.

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