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Weekly arrests report: 6/29/22

The following individuals were arrested and booked into the Carter County Detention Center over the past week. This list includes local arrests only. It does not include federal inmates being housed at or transported through the detention center. Joseph Elam, 34, of Ashland, held by Carter County Circuit Court, arrested...
CARTER COUNTY, KY
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Frances Wheeler Carter, 91, of Rush, KY

Frances Wheeler Carter, 91, of Rush, KY went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 25, 2022 at Kings Daughters Medical Center. Frances was born January 29, 1931 in Lawrence County, KY to the late Mont and Stella (Justice) Wheeler. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Gorman Dee Carter and her siblings Ithel Austin, Ina Dunbar, Eugene Wheeler, and Rhoda Emma Yates.
RUSH, KY
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Medal of Honor recipient, W.Va. native Hershel 'Woody' Williams has died

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WCHS) — Hershel “Woody” Williams, a Medal of Honor recipient and beloved native of West Virginia, died early Wednesday morning, his foundation confirmed. He was 98. The Woody Williams Foundation announced his hospitalization on Tuesday, asking for prayers and privacy for the family. The foundation...
HUNTINGTON, WV
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CJ Davis commits to Marshall

CJ Davis committed to Marshall University to continue his football career on Tuesday. CJ Davis committed to Marshall University to continue his football career on Tuesday.
HUNTINGTON, WV
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Help during hard times: Mobile foodbank in Huntington Thurs.

CABELL COUNTY, WV (WOWK) — Inflation of gas and food prices continues to place financial strain on West Virginians, and local organizations are trying to help people in need. The Facing Hunger Foodbank will have a drive-thru mobile food distribution at Baptist Temple (902 21st St.) in Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia, on Thursday from […]
CABELL COUNTY, WV
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FIRST ANNUAL ‘BRIDGE DAY WALK’ IN LOUISA, KY AND FORT GAY, WV.

On Monday June 27, 2022 from 6-7PM the LC Tourism Commission Chairman, Wes Kingsmore planned a Pop-Up walk for the evening celebrating The 1st Bridge Day in Louisa, KY and Fort Gay, WV area by calling a meeting at the Fred M. Vinson Museum and taking a brief walk from Louisa to Fort Gay to commemorate our bridge being built this day in 1906.
LOUISA, KY
Williamson Daily News

Family seeks privacy as Woody Williams 'lives out his last days'

HUNTINGTON — The family of Hershel Woodrow ”Woody” Williams, the last living Medal of Honor recipient from World War II, says he has been hospitalized and requests privacy as the veteran lives out “his last days.”. According to a statement released by the Woody Williams Foundation...
HUNTINGTON, WV
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Maryland man gets 9 years for firearm and drug charge

HUNTINGTON, WV (WOWK) — A Maryland man was sentenced today to nine years in prison followed by five years of supervised release for possessing a firearm to use for drug trafficking. According to court documents, the Huntington Violent Crimes and Drug Task Force and the Huntington Police Department searched a house on Washington Avenue in […]
HUNTINGTON, WV
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Crowd in Huntington speaks out against proposed power rate hike

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Tuesday evening, the public got to weigh in on a proposed Appalachian Power rate hike of nearly $300 million. The power company says the average customer’s bill would go up about $13 a month. At a hearing held in Cabell County Commission chambers, people already...
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Woody Williams dead at 98

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — World War II hero and Medal of Honor recipient Hershel “Woody” Williams died Wednesday morning at the VA hospital near Huntington named in his honor. Williams was 98. The Woody Williams Family Foundation posted a message Tuesday indicating the West Virginia native was in...
HUNTINGTON, WV
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Earl Scott Wright, II, 80, of Louisa, KY

Earl Scott Wright, II, 80, of Louisa, KY went home to be with the Lord on Friday, June 24, 2022 at his home. Earl was born November 6, 1941 in Floyd County, KY to the late Earl Scott and Elizabeth (Skeens) Wright. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Myrtle Marie Sturgill Wright, daughter Pamela Sue Wright, five sisters, and four brothers.
LOUISA, KY
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Quarter horse racing proposed for underserved area of Kentucky

(The Center Square) – A development team wants to invest $55 million in Ashland, Kentucky, to bring quarter horse racing to the state. Revolutionary Racing Kentucky wants to build a quarter horse track and the Eastern Kentucky Equestrian Center, which it says would bring 200 jobs to the city. It has applied for the ninth and last available racing license in Kentucky.
ASHLAND, KY
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PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE

Johnson County Fiscal Court is hosting, in coordination with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District,an informational in-person and virtual public meeting on Tuesday, July 12, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. (EDT) for the Section 202 City of Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky Flood Risk Management Project. USACE has developed an Engineering Document Report (EDR) to supplement the approved Detailed Project Report (DPR) for the proposed flood risk management improvements for the City of Paintsville and Johnson County, Kentucky. The EDR includes design revisions to the authorized DPR Recommended Plan and provides an integrated Supplemental Environmental Analysis (SEA), which describes the potential environmental effects resulting from the proposed changes. The EDR with integrated SEA can be viewed by visitinghttps://go.usa.gov/xJFqW.During the meeting,USACE will provide a project update and presentation on the proposed supplement to the DPR Recommended Plan as described in the EDR. USACE will also explain the potential impacts as documented in the SEA and facilitate public comments on the proposed action.Louisville District staff will also be available to answer any questions about the project following the presentation.Public input is critical for this process.
JOHNSON COUNTY, KY
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Sheetz helping lower pain at the pump

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Sheetz is hoping to help eliminate some of your financial strain this holiday weekend. Effective immediately, Sheetz is reducing the price of fuel to $3.99 a gallon for Unleaded 88 and $3.49 a gallon for E85. This is a limited time offer that will be available through the July 4th holiday travel season.
HUNTINGTON, WV
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