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Pike County arrested after tossing bag of drugs and fleeing police

After a brief chase, a Pike County man who had driven away from a traffic stop was apprehended and charged with drug trafficking. Just north of the cut-through, a state trooper observed Scott Hurley, 41, of Pikeville, traveling at 70 mph on U.S. 23. Hurley pulled onto Bypass Road after police attempted to stop him, but he continued to drive.
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Pound man charged after victim shot in leg in Wise County, police say

POUND, Va. (WCYB) — A man has been charged following a shooting in Pound Monday, according to police. Police responded to the 17000 block of Tompkins Road following a 911 call Monday evening. Prior to police arriving, the male victim was taken to Dickenson County Hospital in a personal vehicle. The victim was treated for a gunshot wound to his leg and was later transferred to Johnson City Medical Center for further treatment and was released, authorities said.
WISE COUNTY, VA
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Police find meth, heroin after suspect tosses bag during chase

PIKEVILLE, Ky. — A Pike County man who sped away from a traffic stop was arrested after a brief chase and charged with drug trafficking. A state trooper clocked Scott Hurley, 41, of Pikeville, going 70 mph on U.S. 23, just north of the cut-thru. When the officer attempted to pull him over, Hurley kept going and turned onto Bypass Road.
PIKEVILLE, KY

Man charged in Pound, Va. shooting

WISE, Va. (WJHL) — A man has been arrested after a shooting Monday evening in Wise County. The Wise County Sheriff’s Office has charged Morgan Lee Tompkins, 42 of Pound, with aggravated malicious wounding and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Deputies responded to a reported shooting on Tompkins Road in […]
POUND, VA
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Shooting in Pound, Virginia leaves one injured, another behind bars

A shooting on the Fourth of July in Pound, Virginia has left one man with injuries and another in jail. According to the Wise County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to the shooting Monday at around 7:15 PM on Tompkins Road. A report says the victim was driven to a...
POUND, VA
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July 4th shooting leaves one injured in Southwest Virginia

POUND, Va. (WYMT) - A shooting at a home in Pound, Virginia left one man injured Monday evening. Wise County Dispatch received a 911 call just after 7:00 p.m. about a man shot in the Tompkins Road area. Deputies with the Wise County Sheriff’s Office quickly responded. According to...
POUND, VA
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FIRST-PERSON: I'm so very sorry

As followers of Christ, when people are hurting, we want to encourage them and comfort them. We long for words that will lessen their pain. Last Monday. I spoke to a mom who needed to reschedule a dental appointment. She apologized for not having her daughter at the office at the previously scheduled time. (It had been difficult lately for her to get to appointments.)
PRESTONSBURG, KY
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Man writes song to help devastated community heal

FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) -- No words exist that will ever truly comfort the families of the three police officers killed in the line of duty last week during an ambush in Allen, Kentucky. Deputy William Petry, Capt. Ralph Frasure, and Officer Jacob Chaffins all leave behind families who will...
FLOYD COUNTY, KY
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Final farewell to police captain killed in the line-of-duty

FLOYD COUNTY, Ky (WSAZ) – Prestonsburg, Kentucky was a sea of blue again Wednesday as the second officer killed in the line-of-duty Thursday, June 30 was laid to rest. Capt. Ralph Frasure with the Prestonsburg Police Department was shot and killed, along with two other officers and a police K-9, as law enforcement attempting to serve an emergency protective order were ambushed.
FLOYD COUNTY, KY
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FIRST-PERSON: Thankful for the Christian response in Allen

When Allen Baptist Church extended a call for me to become their preaching interim, I had no idea there would be a deadly shooting in that small community. I could have never imagined that a shootout in Allen would result in the deaths of three law enforcement officers and a K-9 police dog.
PRESTONSBURG, KY
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Gov. Beshear Announces Over $2.3 Million in Investments in Pike County

Today, Gov. Andy Beshear announced over $2.3 million in investments to help construct a new senior center, provide clean drinking water and improve recreational spaces in Pike County. “All of these projects will make the lives of Pike County residents better,” said Gov. Beshear. “We are supporting communities all across...
PIKE COUNTY, KY
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Project HEART partnership to bring new nursing opportunities to region

PIKEVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) - Gov. Andy Beshear paid a visit to Pikeville Wednesday to help battle the perception that there is a lack of jobs in Eastern Kentucky. The governor joined officials with Pikeville Medical Center and a host of others to announce a new initiative of healthcare employment around regional training, better known as Project HEART.
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