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Breathitt Co. deputy shoots suspect twice. KSP investigating.

Kentucky State Police is investigating a deputy-involved shooting in Breathitt County. The shooting occurred Friday afternoon on Hwy 378 in the Vancleve community, about seven miles north of Jackson. The suspect, state police said, was shot twice and airlifted to the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center. The deputy involved...
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Heavy rain, gusty winds possible as cold front moves through

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - Scattered showers and thunderstorms stick around to close out the weekend. Some storms could be strong with heavy rain and gusty winds. Scattered showers and thunderstorms continue into tonight. Low temperatures fall into the mid-60s. A Level 1 Marginal risk of severe weather is in place for the entire region. The overall threat of severe weather is low, but a few storms could pack a punch with heavy rain and gusty winds.
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Rain wraps up early, sunshine and comfortable temps return for a couple of days

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - While you may need your umbrella for a little while longer, you will be able to trade it for the sunglasses by this afternoon. The cold front will exit the region this morning, bringing clearing skies and cooler temperatures our way as we enter the final days of June. Highs will make their way into the low 80s this afternoon as the clouds give way to sunshine. Dew points will start to drop again too.
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How to keep your children safe from online harrassment

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - The UNICEF foundation recently reported one out of three children in 30 countries have experienced cyberbullying. As the world moves online, predators have more opportunity to exploit children. “They can be victims of cyberbullying, a tendency to overshare private information about themselves and also there are...
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Scattered showers and thunderstorms possible this weekend, some could be strong

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible this weekend as a cold front sweeps into the area. Scattered showers and storms stick around into the evening; however, they will begin to fade away after the Sun sets. Another mild and muggy night is in store with lows falling into the upper-60s and lower-70s.
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VSP investigating inmate death at regional jail

DUFFIELD, Va. (WYMT) - State authorities are investigating an inmate’s death at the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail in Duffield. The Virginia State Police said its Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Wytheville Field Office launched an investigation into the May 20 death of inmate Sherri D. Cook, 43 of Whitesburg, Kentucky.
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MCCC brings ‘hope and recovery’ to Hindman

HINDMAN, Ky. (WYMT) - This week, a new center opened its doors in Knott County, hoping to fill a need for the people in the area. Glenda Shrum, president of the Knott Drug Abuse Council, said she and her colleagues worked for nearly a decade to bring intensive treatment to the area.
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Safety concern temporarily closes Martin Post Office

MARTIN, KY (WOWK) – Residents of Martin, Kentucky will have to head to the town of Allen to get their mail, according to the United States Postal Service. The Martin Fire Department says operations at the Martin Post Office have been temporarily relocated to the Allen Post Office as a safety precaution. Fire department officials […]
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Kentucky Office of Rural Health Seeks Applications for Elder Wellness Enrichment Initiative Grant

Hazard, Ky. (June 24, 2022) — The Kentucky Office of Rural Health (KORH) is accepting applications for its Elder Wellness Enrichment Initiative Grant, which will provide funding of up to $5,000 to nonprofit rural health care organizations and community-based organizations to create or enhance services for older adults — to help them age in place in rural Kentucky.
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Gaynelle Jackson Hendrickson, 89

Gaynelle Jackson Hendrickson, 89 of Pine Top, Kentucky, passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2022, at the Hazard ARH. She was born in Rutledge, Tennessee on July 26, 1932, a daughter of the late Ellis and Elsie Margaret Davidson Jackson. Gaynelle was a long-time member of the Riverside Baptist Church, the WMU, and loved to spend time with her family and friends. She had worked for a long-time at the Pineville Community Hospital as a Registered Nurse.
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Juneteenth celebration held in Hazard

Several community organizations held a Juneteenth fellowship celebration and cookout in downtown Hazard on Saturday, June 18, to educate the community about the history of slavery ending in the United States. Juneteenth, short for June 19, marks the day when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas. in 1865 to take...
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Inmate death reported at Southwest Virginia Regional Jail in Duffield

(WCYB) — The Virginia State Police is investigating the death of an inmate at the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail in Duffield. Investigators say Sherri Cook, 43, of Whitesburg, Kentucky was taken to the jail for processing on the afternoon of May 20. Cook's behavior was described as "combative" and she was "secured in a safety chair."
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SOAR Focus summit kicks off in Hazard - 11:00 p.m.

London Police Chief Retires - 11:00 p.m. Mountain News Top Stories at 4:00 p.m. - June 23, 2022. Teen talks about riding helicopter shortly before it crashed. Maddison Brown had taken what turned out to be one of the Vietnam era helicopter's final rides. Two arrested after large drug raid...
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Heat continues into the weekend

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - Skies remain dry, but our seasonably hot weather continues as we close out the work week and head into the final weekend of June (I know, right?) Another warm evening expected as we finish the night out tonight. And that includes the mostly clear skies we’ll have tonight. Mild and muggy is the name of the game as we drop back into the middle and upper 60s overnight. That’s ahead of an even hotter day on the way for Saturday.
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TyTy Washington selected 29th in the NBA Draft

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - Kentucky’s own TyTy Washington was selected 29th in the NBA Draft. The pick was by Memphis, but Washington will be traded to Houston. Washington averaged 12.5 points, 3.9 assists, and 3.5 rebounds per game and shot 45.1 percent from the field in his one season at UK. He was a five-time SEC Freshman of the Week.
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