August 15, 2007 RSS feed / News

Four accused of charging hundreds of dollars in fuel on company's credit card

Three men and one woman have been charged with fraudulently using a credit card to buy hundreds of dollar' worth of diesel fuel in the name of a Letcher County laboratory which specializes in coal sampling. More...

Military deaths at 3,691 in Iraq

As of Monday, Aug. 13, 2007, at least 3,691 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The figure includes seven military civilians. More...

Talks on energy tax incentive plan progressing, leaders say

FRANKFORT Legislative leaders, on the day they had once intended to convene the General Assembly in a special session on the matter, instead began closed-doors talks late Monday aimed at luring a coal gasification plant to Kentucky. More...

Beshear appears at campaign event held here

A large crowd of Letcher County Democrats were in Whitesburg last week to show their support for the Beshear/ Mongiardo ticket in this fall's gubernatorial race. More...

Rescuers moving to back of mine

HUNTINGTON, Utah With the drilling of another hole, the search for six missing miners moved Tuesday toward the back of a mine where officials hoped the men sought refuge in search of an air pocket. More...

Woman airlifted to Tenn. hospital after wreck here

A Hindman woman was airlifted to a Kingsport, Tenn., hospital for treatment of injuries she suffered Monday morning in a one-vehicle accident on the Whitesburg bypass. More...

Company rewards employees

TOP PRIZE - Sapphire Coal Company miner Craig Abbinanti (center) posed with company president John L. Cline Jr. More...

Blood Center has shortage

Officials at the Kentucky Blood Center in Lexington, a nonprofit organization serving 62 Kentucky counties, report that the blood supply at the center has reached emergency status. More...