Eastern Kentucky


Eastern Kentucky residents are launching an effort to answer a June New York Times headline that asked “What’s the Matter with Eastern Kentucky?”

A study comparing the highest and lowest performing public schools in Eastern Kentucky has yielded some surprising results.

President Obama’s Promise Zone program has produced a rare moment of agreement between the president and the state’s Washington delegation.

Funeral Set For Pilot In Medical Helicopter Crash

Jun 10, 2013

LONDON, Ky. -- A funeral is set this week for a former sheriff's deputy who was piloting a medical helicopter when it crashed in eastern Kentucky.

Eddie Sizemore and two crew members on the helicopter died in the crash on Thursday night in the parking lot of an elementary school in Clay County.

Funeral services for Sizemore will be Tuesday at First Baptist Church of London.

Sizemore had retired as a deputy in the Laurel County sheriff's office before becoming a pilot for Air Evac Lifeteam.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Federal prosecutors have reached a plea agreement with a resident of London, England who admitted to traveling to Eastern Kentucky with the specific intention of engaging in sex acts with a minor.  42 year old Solomon Blue Waters, pleaded guilty in federal court on Wednesday to using the internet to engage in sexual activity with an underage child.