Beverly, KY

Field set for 13th Region softball tournament

MIDDLESBORO, Ky. (WYMT) - The draw is complete for the 13th Region softball tournament, hosted by Middlesboro with games played at LMU. North Laurel won the 2021 tournament with an 11-5 win over South Laurel. Monday 5/23. Middlesboro vs Clay County, 6 p.m. Corbin vs Lynn Camp, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday...
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Harlan City Police Dept. to conduct safety checks

The Harlan Police Department will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints within the Harlan City limits and surrounding areas to check motorists for compliance with motor vehicle laws including driving under the influence. This is to provide for a high visibility, public safety service, focusing on vehicular equipment deficiencies, confirming appropriate...
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Scattered storm chances this weekend

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - Scattered showers and storms will be possible on Saturday and Sunday, but it will NOT be an all-day washout for either day. Into tonight, we stay partly cloudy. Scattered showers and storms will be possible, but it will not rain everywhere. Low temperatures only fall into the upper-60s and lower-70s.

Obituary for Miranda Nicole Lawson (1996-2022)

Ms. Miranda Nicole Lawson, 25, of Cannon, passed away Tuesday evening, May 17, 2022 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington. She was the daughter of James Allen Lawson and Angela Vaughn Lawson born on October 20, 1996 in Barbourville. Miranda was a homemaker and attended the Sinking...

Obituary for Beth “Bee” Kaya Abner (1989-2022)

Beth “Bee” Kaya Abner, age 32 of Cannon was born in Middlesboro, KY on July 13, 1989 to Melissa Murry and departed this life on May 14, 2022 in the Roane Medical Center in Harriman, TN. She was of the Christian Faith and enjoyed painting, drawing, reading, traveling, being outdoors, going to the lake, and time with family and friends.

Obituary for Abbigail Jackson Sprinkles (1962-2022)

Mrs. Abbigail Jackson Sprinkles, 59, of Gray, passed away Friday morning, May 20, 2022 at Baptist Health Corbin. She was the daughter of the late James T. Jackson Jr. and Wilma Jean Logan Jackson born on December 14, 1962 in Pineville. Abbigail was a lab technician for 36 years with...

Harlan council considers volunteer program

The Harlan City Council discusses a number of topics during their regular meeting, including hearing a proposal from a member of the public requesting the council’s support for a volunteer program to complete work around the city. Mayor Joe Meadors called Eddie Forester before the council shortly after calling...

One of Biggest Motorcycle Rallies in the Midwest Happening Memorial Day Weekend

Calling all bikers! Rev up those engines and rumble into summer while honoring the fallen this Memorial Day weekend!. One of the largest motorcycle rallies in the Midwest is happening in Buckhorn, Missouri, roughly 4 and a half hours from the tristate. The 33rd annual Mid American Freedom Rally is scheduled to begin at noon on May 27th at the Pulaski County Fort Wood Shrine Club grounds. The event will feature live bands, a bike show, contests, field events, and much more.

Hazard basketball legend Sam Smith dies at 78

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) - Sam Smith, a legendary Hazard High School basketball player, and one of the first African-American student athletes to integrate the University of Louisville basketball program has died. Smith was 78. Smith attended and played at Hazard High School in the late 1950s and early 1960s before...

High School Scoreboard - May 20, 2022

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - The first week of district play wrapped up on Friday. Here’s the scores that have been reported to WYMT and the KHSAA by 11 p.m. Breathitt County 7, Wolfe County 6 (55th District Championship) SOFTBALL. Frederick Douglass 17, Rockcastle County 16. Johnson Central 12, Pikeville...

Obituary for Gene Thomas Golden (1945-2022)

Mr. Gene Thomas Golden age 76 of Cannon, Kentucky departed this life on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at his home. He was the son of Solomon Crit Golden and Mildred (Wagner) Golden born to them on October 20, 1945 in Pendleton County, Kentucky. Mr. Golden had been a mason worker and was a veteran of the United States Army and also served in the Army National Guard.

Bulldogs level Leslie County, capture district title

HAZARD — Hazard pulled away to defeat Leslie County 19-2 in four innings in the 54th District Baseball Tournament title game at Perry Central High School on Tuesday, May 17. Hazard set the tone early, scoring six runs in the top half of the first inning. Two and 1/2 innings into the game, Hazard led 13-0.

More storm chances move in for the weekend

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - It is a hazy, hot, and humid conclusion to the work week around the mountains. Relief is on the way, unfortunately, it comes not only with rain chances...but weekend storm chances as well. Tonight through Tomorrow Night. We could see a few more clouds push into...
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Gap among 10 communities to get revitalization grant

The historic town of Cumberland Gap is getting a second grant to assist in revamping its downtown district. The municipality was recently notified of its successful application for funds to create a Commons. This go-round, $15,000 in revitalization funds were applied for and secured by the Guardians of the Gap.

UK CERH to host Kentucky Rural Telehealth Summit in June

HAZARD, Ky. (May 20, 2022) —The University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (UK CERH) will host the 2022 Kentucky Rural Telehealth Summit on Thursday, June 9 at the Embassy Suites on Newtown Pike in Lexington. The one-day event will be held in person. It will include...

UNG softball routs Lincoln in Super Regional opener

DAHLONEGA — The No. 18 University of North Georgia softball team grabbed momentum early and never let go of it as they took down Lincoln Memorial, 9-1, in five innings Thursday to take a 1-0 lead in the Southeast Super Regional. After working out of a little jam in...