September 27, 2017 RSS feed / News

‘Obamacare’ survives another assault

WASHINGTON “Obamacare” lives on. Senate Republicans, short of votes, abandoned their latest and possibly final attempt to kill the health care law Tuesday, just ahead of a critical end-of-theweek deadline. More...

‘Will & Grace’ returns

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Fall burning rules will take effect in Letcher on October 1

Seasonal restrictions on outdoor burning will soon take effect in Kentucky.  The fall forest fire hazard season begins on October 1. That means it will be illegal to burn within 150 feet of a woodland or brushland between the hours of 6 a.m. More...

Paving work underway on long-awaited new road to Harlan County

Preparation work for paving has begun on the last piece of the valley road section of US 119 South. More...

Interior secretary says a third of employees not loyal to him, nor are they faithful to Trump

WASHINGTON   Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said this week that nearly one-third of employees at his department are not loyal to him and President Donald Trump, adding that he is working to change the department’s regulatory culture to be m More...

Police locate electric meter like one stolen in Millstone

A thief stole the electric meter and a power disconnect box from the side of a church at Millstone last week.  More...

Trump, GOP weigh surtax on the wealthy

WASHINGTON  President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans are considering an income tax surcharge on the wealthy and doubling the standard deduction given to most Americans, with the GOP under pressure to overhaul the tax code after the c More...

Arrest warrant obtained after furniture store theft

A Perry County man was charged with theft after he allegedly wrote a cold check for a truckload of furniture at Bella Furniture in Whitesburg and drove away with it.  The Perry County Sheriff ’s Department arrested Henry Williams, 34, of C More...

Plan to bring water from Cumberland to Letcher awaits approval by state

Plans to extend water lines into the Cumberland River area of Letcher County from the City of Cumberland in Harlan County have been submitted to the Kentucky Department of Water (DOW) for approval.  More...

Firm with Kentucky mines is considering filing for bankruptcy

Armstrong Energy Inc., owner of Madisonvillebased Armstrong Coal, may be filing for bankruptcy protection in the near future.  Calls placed to company headquarters in St. More...