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Winter Garden woman dies in helicopter crash

A 73-year-old woman was among the six victims of a helicopter crash Wednesday, June 22, in West Virginia,. According to West Virginia's chief medical examiner, Carolyn O'Connor, of Winter Garden, died when the Bell UH-1B helicopter in which she was a passenger crashed. The other victims were John Nagle, 53,...
WINTER GARDEN, FL
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Man Arrested Following Shooting

A man out of Southwestern Virginia was arrested on Saturday in Freeburn after officials say he shot a woman. 32-year-old James Lester, of Hurley, is now facing charges for first-degree assault and first-degree wanton endangerment. According to police, Lester is said to have gotten a ride from Cleatus Blankenship and...
FREEBURN, KY
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Planned Water Outage for Portion of Paintsville on Thursday

Due to construction activity, water service will be interrupted for the Starfire Hill area in Paintsville beginning about 6:00 am, Thursday, June 30, 2022. This will affect customers from Jones & Preston Funeral Home to the top of Starfire Hill, including all side streets in between. This will affect Pointview, Pineview and Forest Park Lane. Service is expected to be restored by 9:00 am, Thursday. A boil water advisory will be in effect when service is restored.
PAINTSVILLE, KY
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Two Arrested In Connection To Jewelry Theft

Two people were arrested in connection to a jewelry theft that occurred in Pikeville last week. 50-year-old Aaron Hall, of Pikeville, and 44-year-old Shawna Maynard, of Banner, have each been charged with receiving stolen property. According to officials, the couple is said to have pawned the jewelry that was taken from Kay Jewelers last week.
PIKEVILLE, 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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Pike man now charged with stealing jewelry

PIKEVILLE, Ky. — One of the two people who were arrested for allegedly trying to pawn jewelry stolen from Kay Jewelers in Pikeville last week has now been charged with stealing it. Aaron Hall, 50, of Pikeville, and Shawnna Maynard, 44, of Banner, were arrested in Floyd County Sunday...
PIKEVILLE, KY
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RUTH KELLY: REQUIEM FOR A SMALL TOWN

Two roads now bypass my little town, but once upon a time US23 ran right through it. Greyhound buses brought people and small freight. Farm vehicles crowded the town on Saturdays. The streets were lined with tall, old trees, and church bells rang loud and clear on Sunday mornings calling...
LOUISA, KY
Williamson Daily News

Thrift store set to open this weekend

WILLIAMSON — Bottom Dollar Thrift Store will open its doors Friday, July 1, on Third Avenue. Owner Amber McCoy, 26, said she has spent her adult life working downtown in Williamson, and wanted to open another option in the area. “I decided to open a business in Williamson because...
WILLIAMSON, 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

Preparing for a fight: Kentuckians react to the overturn of Roe v. Wade

A sign held up at the reproductive rights rally in Pikeville Sunday June 26, 2022.Stan Ingold/WEKU. Last week’s decision by the Supreme Court that overturned Roe v. Wade sparked reactions across the Commonwealth. The WEKU news team spread out across the state for coverage of how Kentuckians reacted to news of the historic ruling over the weekend.
KENTUCKY STATE
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Paintsville doctor granted trial continuance

PIKEVILLE — The trial of a Paintsville doctor charged with fraud and drug offenses has been continued until next year. Dr. Loey Kousa was scheduled to stand trial July 13 in U.S. District Court at Pikeville, but Judge Robert E. Wier on Friday granted a request by Kousa to delay the proceedings.
PAINTSVILLE, KY
Williamson Daily News

Commission tables request from new hospital owners again

WILLIAMSON — The Mingo County Commission tabled a financial request from the new owners of Williamson Memorial Hospital for the second time June 21 while awaiting additional information. Tom Ward, counsel for the commission, said he still had not received financials and other information he requested from Williamson Health...
WILLIAMSON, WV
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Kentucky State Police Charge Floyd County Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

HAROLD, KY (June 29, 2022) — The Kentucky State Police (KSP) Electronic Crime Branch located and arrested Christopher Jacob Hall, 24, on charges related to a child sexual abuse material investigation. Hall was located, interviewed, and arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after discovering the suspect sharing sexually explicit images online.
FLOYD COUNTY, KY
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15 indictments returned by Lawrence County Grand Jury

LOUISA — The Lawrence County Grand Jury returned 15 indictments May 26. • Jaime F. Alvaro Jr., 38, of Chesapeake, Ohio, charged with first-degree bail jumping for allegedly failing to appear in court for a pre-trail conference on Nov. 21, 2021, after having previously been ordered to do so.
LAWRENCE COUNTY, KY
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Louisa council approves ordinances, discusses property swap

LOUISA — Finalizing ordinances and making plans to trade property were the main items on the agenda at a special Louisa City Council meeting last Tuesday, June 21. The council opened the meeting by revisiting an issue discussed in April concerning the closing of a portion of Franklin Street.
LOUISA, KY
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KSP Charges Floyd Co. Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

The KSP Electronic Crime Branch located and arrested Christopher Jacob Hall, 24, on charges related to a child sexual abuse material investigation. Hall was located, interviewed, and arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after discovering the suspect sharing sexually explicit images online.
FLOYD COUNTY, KY
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ARH to offer sports physicals at Paintsville High School July 11-12

PAINTSVILLE — ARH will offer sports physicals at Paintsville High School July 11-12 starting at 12:30 p.m. The sports physicals will be available for all high school and middle school student-athletes. Parent consent is required. Currently, student-athletes are sidelined via the Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA) Dead Period.
PAINTSVILLE, KY
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Floyd man arrested on child porn charges

HAROLD, Ky. — A Floyd County man has been arrested on multiple charges related to child pornography. Christopher Jacob Hall, 24, of Harold, was arrested Tuesday. He is charged with 20 counts of possessing and one count of distributing child porn. The victims in all of the charges are listed as being younger than 12.
HAROLD, KY
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