Man, woman face heroin charges
A man and woman are facing multiple charges including possession of heroin after allegedly being found in possession of the substance following a traffic stop. Thomas Lester, 46, of Dayhoit, and Sabrina Asher, 40, of Coldiron, were arrested by the Harlan County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday, Feb. 21. According to a press release, Harlan County […] The post Man, woman face heroin charges appeared first on Harlan Enterprise.
Meth, guns found during search
HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - On Monday, officers with the Hazard Police Department arrested a man after a search on Glomawr Stormking Road. During the search, officers said they found more than seven ounces of meth, more than $3,000 in cash, meth pipes, baggies, scales and four guns. Michael Lewis was...
Harlan County officials say ground softening caused lake leak near Evarts, state of emergency
Emergency crews discovered a whirlpool at the lake, indicating the ground around it was softening. Around seven families were evacuated and a temporary shelter was set up at the local Louellen Pentecostal Church.
🌫️ Fog Advisory Update for Highway 19, BC - Stretch from Cumberland to Nanaimo Affected
The time displayed is local to the original 511 traffic site in Alaska. Travelers on Highway 19, also known as the Inland Island Highway, are advised to proceed with caution due to the presence of fog patches. The affected segment extends between Cook Creek Road and Wilkinson Road, covering a distance of approximately 77.2 kilometers. This spans from around 29 kilometers south of Cumberland to Nanaimo. The latest update on this weather-related concern was reported on Tuesday, February 20 at 4:54 AM PST. Drivers are recommended to drive at reduced speeds, utilize headlights, and maintain a safe following distance from other vehicles on the road. Additionally, it is advisable to stay updated on the latest weather forecasts and road conditions before embarking on travel along this route.
Bill could jeopardize protection put in place 17 years ago after death of Harlan County miner
A long-time mine safety advocate says a bill approved by a Kentucky House committee will put coal miners at risk by undoing a key protection in a 2007 law. Tony Oppegard, a former mine inspector and attorney working nearly two decades representing coal miners and their families in wrongful death cases and other litigation, was a part of a team that wrote the 2007 mine bill that passed unanimously in both chambers.
Two charged with selling alcohol to minors
Two people were cited recently for allegedly selling alcohol to minors. According to court documents, on Feb. 2, Kentucky Alcohol Beverage Control personnel with the assistance of an 18-year-old investigative aide attempted to buy alcohol at local establishments. According to court documents, at the Broken Spoke on Main Street, bartender...
WARNING! PHONE SCAM CALLS TO KENTUCKY UTILITIES CUSTOMERS
PINEVILLE. KY - The Bell County Sheriff's Department reports fielding calls regarding Kentucky Utilities business customers receiving calls from individuals claiming that payments have not gone through. The caller also tells the would-be victim that they can pay their bills by going to Walmart, CVS, or Walgreens, with a barcode...
Setting record standards: Daniels sets two state records
HARLAN COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - During Saturday’s middle school indoor track state championship, Tanner Daniels, an eighth grader from Wallins, set two state records. Daniels started running cross country in fourth grade, and after an appearance at state, started to strive for more. ”Sixth-grade year I went to state,...
Warm with a continued shower threat
HAZARD, KY. (WYMT) - After the 50-50 weekend, we’re in store for a nice start to the week temperature-wise. The shower activity will end early this morning. Skies will turn partly cloudy and it’ll become a bit breezy. Forecast high temperatures will be topping out between 66° to 72°.
Harlan Co. man facing drug charges
HARLAN CO., Ky. (WYMT) - A Harlan County man is in jail after police served him with a probation violation warrant. An an arrest citation obtained by WYMT, officials with the Harlan County Sheriff’s Department showed up at a home on 4879 highway 279 in the Wallins community on February 14, attempting to serve the warrant to Joshua Maggard, 45, of Wallins.
Top 5 plays from the final week of the regular season
HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - Here are the top five plays from week thirteen, the final week of the regular season for high school basketball. Caudill hit a smooth turn-around jumper over the defense. 4. Kaylee Hall & Chloe Crase -- Floyd Central Lady Jaguars. Hall stole the ball during a...
Keith Lady Bears end season in the Final Four
The Keith High School Lady Bears ended their season in the Final Four at the BJCC in Birmingham as they fought to win the Class 1A state semifinals against the Marion County Red Raiders. The Lady Bears got off to a slow start against the Lady Red Raiders as they...
Alice Lloyd College Mountain Basketball Top 10: Playoffs
HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - Here is the final Alice Lloyd College Mountain top 10 list heading into the first round of the district playoffs.
Hazard police arrest theft suspect
HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - The Hazard Police Department found Ryan York on Friday. Police said York is a suspect in several thefts in the city. He was taken to the Kentucky River Regional Jail.
Discover the Rich History and Functionality of the Lee County Historic Courthouse in Jonesville
The Lee County Historic Courthouse is located at 5 Main Street / Church Street in Lee County. The Neo-Classical building was constructed between 1933 and 1934 by architect D R Beeson and V L Nicholson & Company of Tennessee. The two-story brick and concrete structure is in Jonesville's center, featuring a north-facing portico with four columns, a small east side portico, and a flat roof line.
Highschool Basketball | 26 February Harlan County Girls Game Notice
The Harlan County Girls Basketball team will have a Conference game with Harlan(Harlan, KY) on 26 February, 2024, 7:30 PM. As of now, Black Bears has won 4 games and lost 6 games, and the winning rate is 0.4.
Kentucky 6-year-old suffers serious burns in garbage fire explosion
By Jay Compton Middlesboro News The family of a 6-year-old East Pineville boy in Bell County, Kentucky is asking for prayers from the community after he suffered serious burns in an accident at his home last Tuesday evening. While garbage was being burned at a residence on Charlie Smith Road, just off Highway 119, the […] The post Kentucky 6-year-old suffers serious burns in garbage fire explosion appeared first on Claiborne Progress.
Girls District Tournament Scoreboard
In the 53rd DIstrict, it was Letcher County Central over Cordia 66-22 and it was Knott County Central over Jenkins 62-27. So, Thursday at 6:00pm Letcher County Central will take on Knott County Central in the girls 53rd District championship game. In the girls 54 district tournament last night at...
Four arrested on drug charges; police report seizing large quantities of meth
Several people were arrested on various charges, including trafficking in methamphetamine and trafficking in cocaine, recently after a traffic stop and the service of a search warrant. According to court documents written by Kentucky State Police Trooper Matthew Day, just before 1 p.m. on Feb. 13, he conducted a traffic...
Harlan County Man Sentenced to 178 Months for Methamphetamine Trafficking
LONDON, Ky. – A Cawood, Ky., man, Bethel Stewart, 61, was sentenced on Tuesday, by U.S. District Judge Robert Wier, to 178 months in prison, for possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine. According to his plea agreement, following community complaints of drug trafficking at...