Indulge in Wise: Top 3 Pizzas You Simply Can't Miss
This article presents a detailed introduction to three types of pizza. Have you had the chance to savor any of these yet? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
Kentucky doctor sentenced for improper prescribing, ‘exceptionally high dosages’
The doctor and a nurse who worked for her were convicted in federal court a charges related to prescribing pain pills.
Today the gas price is close to $3.09 in Norton as of 2024-02-26. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.264, a week ago the price is $3.279 , according to AAA.
Former doctor, nurse sentenced to prison for drug scheme
PIKEVILLE, Ky. — A former doctor who practiced in Pike and Floyd counties will spend more than eight years in prison, and a nurse working for her was sentenced to five years, following their conviction on charges related to a drug distribution conspiracy. Crystal Compton, 43, of Pikeville, practiced...
Year-old stabbing case moving forward after suspect’s arrest
PIKEVILLE, Ky. — A Pike County man will now answer allegations from a year ago that he stabbed a woman, following his release from jail for a probation violation. Johnny Gibson, 50, of Virgie, is charged with second-degree assault and persistent felony offender. Last February, police were called to...
Pike County Woman Sentenced to 8 Years on Drug Conspiracy Charges
Pike County resident Crystal Compton was sentenced to more than eight years in prison on Thursday. A co-conspirator, Kayla Lambert, was sentenced to 60 months in prison. The two were convicted in September of conspiracy to unlawfully distribute controlled substances and conspiracy to use another person’s DEA registration. Compton...
Russell County Sheriff's Office offering medical alert stickers
RUSSELL COUNTY, Va. — The Russell County Sheriff's Office is offering a new way to stay safe. Authorities at the RCSO are giving out medical alert stickers. Russell County Sheriff Bill Watson says the stickers go on your rear car window, or right beside the front door of your home. The stickers are for anyone who have medical problems, such as allergies or diabetes.
Coeburn, February 27 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Fort Chiswell High School basketball team will have a game with Eastside High School on February 27, 2024, 17:00:00 CST. ALWAYS WANTED TO DUNK LIKE A TOTAL BADASS, OR DEVELOP ROCK-SOLID WORK ETHIC....
Eastern Kentuckians named to Ky. Music Hall of Fame
RENFRO VALLEY, Ky. (WYMT) - Officials with the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame announced the list of inductees for the 2024 class. The list includes three Eastern Kentuckians. Sturgill Simpson, from Jackson, Gary Stewart, from Jenkins, and Charlie Sizemore, from Puncheon Creek, made the list. Sturgill Simpson has been nominated...
🚨 KY 1428 in Floyd County Closed Due to Structure Fire 🚒
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Pikeville, Kentucky. KY 1428 in Floyd County, specifically at Southlake Drive, is currently closed as emergency responders tend to a structure fire. Local authorities have indicated that the closure of this thoroughfare is anticipated to be of several hours' duration. As a result, it is essential for motorists to identify and utilize alternative routes when traveling in the vicinity. The exact duration of the closure is not yet determined, but updates will be shared as the situation evolves. The public is asked to plan their travels accordingly and to remain clear of the affected area to allow emergency services unhindered access to the scene.
DOJ: Coeburn man faces minimum 20 years on meth charges
WISE COUNTY, Va. (WJHL) – A Wise County man faces at least 20 years in federal prison after being convicted of meth charges last week, according to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). A news release from the DOJ states Rodney Allen Pickett, 51, of Coeburn, faced charges after he conspired to distribute more than […]
‘Could be life savers’: Pike County investing in weather radios for rural areas
PIKEVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) - The Pike County Fiscal Court is purchasing weather radios to keep people in the most rural areas informed and prepared for severe weather. During Tuesday’s meeting of the Pike County Fiscal Court, the court voted to purchase 5,000 weather radios for Pike County Emergency Management, saying the $130,750 investment is grant-funded. And while the radios will not the cost the county any money, officials say it will give many people the minutes needed to prepare for potential disasters.
New investigative team joins Janina Jefferson case in search for alleged killer Eric Jones
WISE COUNTY, Va. — Janina Jefferson's murder continues to be a top case for the Wise County Sheriff's Office (WCSO), and Lieutenant Duane Phillips. "This has always been one of the top priorities to the sheriff. We’ve got a murder that has happened, and we’ve not been able to bring the suspect in to face those charges," said Lt. Phillips.
Man Arrested Following Police Chase in Floyd County
A wanted man is behind bars after a Tuesday evening chase in Prestonsburg. The suspect, Thomas Price, was wanted on several violent felonies. The case began when police spotted Price and tried to stop him. He sped up and the chase reached speeds of 110 mph. Eventually, he got away.
Attorney charged with murder says case should be tossed out, started over
PIKEVILLE, Ky. — A former assistant Pike County attorney currently under indictment for the murder of his wife is seeking to have the case dismissed. Donald Kyle Deskins, 54, of Kimper, was arrested Aug. 31 and charged with murder and evidence tampering for the death of his wife, who died in April of 2021.
Norton Residents Encouraged to Participate in Community Development Survey
The City of Norton is currently conducting a survey between Lost Creek Road SW and 11th Street SW, near John I. Burton High School. The LENOWISCO Planning District Commission is carrying out this survey. They will visit homes in the community in the coming weeks.
Dickenson, VA High School Girls Basketball Schedule, Streaming Live Today - February 24
Be sure to catch the high school basketball games taking place in Dickenson, Virginia today. Details on how to watch all of the action can be found below. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Dickenson,...
Osaka Residents Encouraged to Participate in Housing Rehabilitation Survey
A Housing Rehabilitation Planning Grant is in progress in the Osaka community of Appalachia, Wise County. The LENOWISCO Planning District Commission is conducting surveys to gather eligibility information and assess housing needs. The survey will include homes on Roda Road, White Pine Road, Riverport Road, and Picadilly Road.
Pike County Making Plans with National Opioid Settlement Money
The Pike County Fiscal Court is trying to make plans for what Pike County should do with its share of the national opioid settlement money. During Tuesday’s meeting of the Fiscal Court, Judge-Executive Ray S. Jones said, “The drug problem is out of control here.”. One of the...
From foes to friends: Harness, Reed enjoying final ride on the diamond in Wise
WISE, Va. (WCYB) — Four years ago, Cole Harness and Justin Reed knew of each other - but did not find themselves around each other. That's because they were on opposite sides of the base paths, playing against one another at neighboring high school - Eastside and Twin Springs.