December 3, 2008 RSS feed / News

Letcher 1 of 6 counties where jobless rate down from this time last year

Letcher County is among only six Kentucky counties where unemployment fell between October 2007 and October 2008. Letcher County is now tied with Knott County for the lowest jobless rate in the eight-county Kentucky River Area Development District. More...

St. Louis would be clean coal center

ST. LOUIS Two major coal companies and one of the Midwest's largest utilities are combining with Washington University to try and make St. Louis the nation's center for clean coal research and education. More...

Judge sentences Collins to 2-1/2 years in prison

A Democrat man has been sentenced to 2-1/2 years in prison for shooting his best friend to death after an alcohol-fueled argument on July 3, 2007. More...

Police say scam artists working in Letcher Co.

Kentucky State Police are looking for three men who recently conned an elderly Letcher County couple out of $900. More...

Obama's help sought

Gov. Steve Beshear says he has asked President-elect Barack Obama for help to pay for state government expenses. More...