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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...
🚨 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.
Craving Pizza in Prestonsburg? Here are 6 Must-Try Options
In this article, we explore six delectable pizza spots in Prestonsburg. Have you had the chance to taste any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
CSX: Two crew members injured when train hits tree
PRESTONSBURG, Ky. — Two CSX crew members were injured in an accident as a train was traveling through Prestonsburg Saturday night. CSX spokesman Bryan Tucker tells Mountain Top News that the train was going through the city just before 7 p.m., when it struck a large tree limb. Tucker...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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.
Paul Crockett named 2023 District 8 Officer of the Year
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources has named Paul Crockett of Floyd County as 2023 District 8 Officer of the Year.
Coeburn man faces at least 20 years following armed meth trafficking conviction
ABINGDON, Va. — A Wise County man faces will spend decades in prison, after being found guilty by a federal jury of eight drug and gun charges. Rodney Allen Pickett, 51, of Coeburn, was convicted on Friday, following a three-day trial. The jury found him guilty of five counts related to the distribution of more than 500 grams of meth, as well as three gun charges.
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...
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...
Hazard police looking for theft suspect
HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - The Hazard Police Department is looking for Ryan York. Police said York is a suspect in several thefts in the city. If you have any information on York’s location, you can call the Hazard Police Department at 606-436-2222.
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...
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.
Louisa, February 26 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Prestonsburg High School basketball team will have a game with Lawrence County High School on February 26, 2024, 17:00:00 CST. ALWAYS WANTED TO DUNK LIKE A TOTAL BADASS, OR DEVELOP ROCK-SOLID WORK ETHIC....
Embark on a Culinary Journey: Prestonsburg's 3 Must-Visit Mexican Restaurants
In this article, we're exploring three Mexican restaurants in Prestonsburg. Have you had the chance to visit any of them yet? If you have, we would love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
HUD will distribute $300 million in 20 eastern Kentucky counties
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has approved the state of Kentucky’s 2022 Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CBDG-DR) action plan for federal disaster recovery spending following the deadly flooding in Eastern Kentucky. The now HUD-approved action plan determines how $297,994,000 in federal long-term...
Today the gas price is close to $2.85 in Prestonsburg as of 2024-02-25. 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 Sunday is $3.262, a week ago the price is $3.279 , according to AAA.