Oct 15, 2013
Before Churches Had Songbooks, There Was 'Lined-Out' Gospel
Church elder Elwood Cornett preaches at a recent reunion of Old Regular Baptists.
Judge's ruling: Coal over people
Study the photos below and ask yourself: If the mountains in the top photo were dynamited, scraped and dumped on head water streams like the mountains in the bottom photo, would the Kentuckians who live in the valley below experience a significant change in environmental quality? If you said "no," congratulations, you have what it takes to enforce ... (more)
Judge temporarily blocks work at planned surface mine in Knott and Perry
U.S. District Judge Thomas B. Russell issued a temporary injunction directing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to temporarily suspend the permit it issued to Leeco Inc., a subsidiary of James River Coal, for the 756-acre Stacy Branch mine.
Judge: Regulators don't have to consider overall health impact of coal mines
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers does not have to weigh the cumulative health impact caused by surface mining for coal before it issues a permit, a federal judge has ruled.