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...
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...
Two-day weather system bringing storms, strong winds, and colder temperatures
Forecasters have predicted the region will experience hazardous weather conditions in the next couple days. Officials with the National Weather Service in Jackson said a cold front is bringing the chance for thunderstorms into the area. Philomon Geertson is a meteorologist with the NWS. He said strong winds mean possible...
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...
Hazard takes down Leslie County in 54th district semis
HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - The Hazard Lady Bulldogs defeated Leslie County on their home floor, 59-45, in the first round of the 54th district tournament on Monday, Feb. 26. Leslie County tipped off against Hazard in the nightcap of the playoff doubleheader at 7:45 p.m. Hazard came out with a...
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.
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.
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...
Crews battle fire in Hazard
PERRY CO., Ky. (WYMT) - Firefighters responded to an apartment complex fire near Roy G. Eversole Elementary School in Hazard Thursday afternoon. The fire was contained. No injuries were reported. Police said students were evacuated to the gym as a precaution. “I heard what sounded like a small explosion. It...
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°.
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.
🌫️ 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.
HPD: Unattended minor leads to criminal charge against grandmother
A Vicco woman was cited recently on a charge of child endangerment after Hazard Police said, she allowed her four-year-old grandchild to wander unattended at the Perry County Park. According to the citation, on Feb. 4, HPD received a call reporting a four-year-old child unattended at the park. Upon arrival,...
Hazard, February 27 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Leslie County High School basketball team will have a game with Perry County Central High School on February 27, 2024, 18:30:00 CST. ALWAYS WANTED TO DUNK LIKE A TOTAL BADASS, OR DEVELOP ROCK-SOLID WORK ETHIC....
Kountry Kitchen reopens after fire
JACKSON, Ky. (WYMT) - One restaurant in Breathitt County has opened its doors once again. In January, Kountry Kitchen was destroyed in a fire. Owner Benjamin Ford said they were devastated when they were called about the restaurant. “Of course we were notified and came straight up to the building....
Kentucky Girls High School Basketball: How to Stream the Breathitt County High School vs. Jackson City High School Game - February 26
Jackson City High School will host Breathitt County High School in District 55 play on Monday, February 26 at 7:00 PM ET. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Breathitt Co. vs. Jackson City Game Information.
Sheriff: Standoff ends after subject starts fire; jumps out window
HENDERSON, Ky. (WEHT) – The Perry County Sheriff’s Office says a standoff ended on Wednesday with a barricaded subject attempting to start a fire and jumping out of a window. According to the sheriff’s office, deputies were called to an apartment in the 500 block of Washington Street in Cannelton in reference to a barricaded […]
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...
Preceptor Spotlight: Precepting is a journey of mutual learning for Michelle Quale, FNP, CNM
At the heart of Frontier Nursing University is a talented and diverse community of students, alumni, faculty, staff, couriers and preceptors. Spotlight blogs feature members of our FNU community that are focused on the mission of educating nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners to deliver quality healthcare to underserved and rural populations.
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.