Charity May (Bowen) McCoy

Charity May McCoy, age 78, of Debord, KY passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family. She was born May 15, 1943 in Martin County, KY to the late Ransom and Hazel Bowen. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, June 20, 2021 at 11 AM at the...
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Ivory Mahalie “Tiny” Castle (Daniel)

Ivory Mahalie “Tiny” Daniel Castle, age 64, of Paintsville died Thursday June 17, 2021 at Kings Daughters Regional Medical Center in Ashland, KY. She was born March 8, 1957 in Huntington, WV to the late Norton and Thelma Faye Conley Daniel. Visitation is scheduled for Sunday from 4 P.M. until...
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Anthony Reginald Chapman, 52, of Louisa, KY

Anthony Reginald Chapman, 52, of Louisa, KY passed away Thursday, June 10, 2021. Anthony was born May 20, 1969 in Louisa, KY to the late Reggie White and Nancy C. Chapman Gibson. He is survived by one son, Ashton Chapman; one daughter, Destiny Chapman; one brother, Eric Davis; one sister,...
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Pikeville gas price survey: Cheapest station saves $0.04 per gallon

(PIKEVILLE, KY) According to Pikeville gas price data, you could be saving up to $0.04 per gallon on gas. On Saturday the cheapest gallon of unleaded regular in the area was at Gas 'N Go at 215 Cassidy Blvd. Regular there was listed at $2.85 per gallon Wednesday, compared to $2.89 at Double Kwik at 548 Bypass Rd, which GasBuddy clocked as the most expensive station in the area.
Logan County, WVMetro News

Woman arrested after allegedly breaking into homes in Logan County

HEWETT, W.Va. — Police in Logan County arrested a woman Friday after she allegedly broke into four residences near the community of Hewett. A deputy found Joanie Sturgell, 35, inside the fourth residence on Isom Branch Road. According to the Logan County Sheriff’s Department, “Each residence Ms. Sturgell entered, she...

Clyde Meek, Jr.

Clyde Meek, Jr., age 42, of Beauty, KY passed away Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at ARH Hospital in Prestonsburg, KY. He was the youngest son of the late Clyde Meek, Sr. and Hazel Davis, who survives, of Beauty, KY. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, June 20, 2021 at...
Kentucky StateWSAZ

Man killed in Pike County crash

PIKE COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) – A man from Pike County died Friday in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 460, Kentucky State Police said. Larry Adkins, 67, of Shelbiana, was pronounced dead at the scene by the county coroner’s office. Troopers say Adkins was headed east in a 2007 Dodge van...


Sheriff Rick Thompson stated that two fugitives were arrested tonight (June 17). The Wayne County Sheriff Drug Enforcement Unit, Road Patrol Deputies, and the WV State Police were executing warrants in the Crum area when they encountered Luke Dingess who was wanted for absconding Parole more than a year ago. Luke fled on foot and when Deputies attempted to subdue him they, along with Luke, fell over an embankment. Luke was on Parole after a drug conviction by the Wayne County Sheriff Drug Enforcement Unit. In addition Luke is charged with Felony Possession of Methamphetamine, fleeing on foot, battery on a police officer, and obstructing.

Zelma Lois (Givens) McDowell

Zelma Lois Givens McDowell, age 85, of Prestonsburg, KY, widow of Jack Wayne McDowell, passed away on Friday, June 18, 2021 at the Pikeville Medical Center, Pikeville, KY. She was born November 12, 1935 in Mt. Sterling, KY, the daughter of the late Jacob Whitney and Dorothy Setters Givens Hart.

Patricia ‘Patty’ Carter, 61, of Louisa, KY

Patricia “Patty Carter” 61 of Louisa, KY passed away June 15, 2021 at the Pikeville Medical Center following a brief illness. Patty was born November 15, 1959 in Louisa, the daughter of the late William Henry “Pete” and Geneva Jones Isaac. She was a legal secretary for Wilson & Bailey Law Firm and loved to work on the family farm.
Kentucky StateWTVQ

Fatal two vehicle collision in Pike County under investigation

MARROWBONE, Ky. (WTVQ) – Kentucky State Police (KSP) are investigating a fatal two vehicle collision on US 460 in Pike County. KSP Pikeville Post received the call about the accident around 5:21 a.m. Once on the scene, troopers saw that 67-year-old Larry Adkins of Shelbiana was driving a 2007 Dodge...
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Duo sentenced in federal meth conspiracy case

A local duo was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Pikeville last week to serve years in federal prison for their involvement in trafficking methamphetamine. According to court documents, on June 11, Johnny Varney, 46, who has addresses listed in court documents as Raccoon and Lovely (in Martin County), and Sherry Williamson, 51, of Runyons Branch Road, Pinsonfork, were sentenced by U.S. District Judge Karen K. Caldwell.

One killed in early-morning crash

MARROWBONE, Ky. — Police are investigating a deadly crash in Pike County early Friday morning. According to Kentucky State Police, Larry Adkins, 67, of Shelbiana, was driving east on U.S. 460 just before 5:30 a.m., when his van rear-ended an SUV driven by Brett Gayheart, 56, of McDowell. The van then continued until it struck a utility pole.
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Pikeville Weather Forecast For The Week Ahead

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Pikeville: Saturday, June 19: Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while mostly cloudy overnight; Sunday, June 20: Mostly sunny during the day; while slight chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Monday, June 21: Chance of showers and

James Edward Chapman Sr

Ames Edward Chapman Sr 81 of Sunshine Lane Kimper, KY passed from this earthly life Thursday June 17, 2021 at his residence. James was born Thursday November 30, 1939 in Pike County, KY a son of the Late Charlie and Ollie Chapman. Visitation after 5:00 PM on Friday June 18,...