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Evarts council discusses sewer project

The Evarts City Council discussed an upcoming sewer project during the panel’s regular meeting on June 23. Mayor Eddie Manning brought the council up to speed. “We’ve had our engineer looking over our sewer plant for a while now,” Manning said. “There’s a lot of updates he thinks we need.”
EVARTS, KY
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City of Hazard opens splashpad downtown

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - Kids in Hazard now have another area to cool off this summer. The City of Hazard recently opened a splash pad next to the farmers market pavilion downtown, hoping to provide another space for kids to come and enjoy themselves during the warmer months. Hazard City...
HAZARD, KY
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Chase With Police Ends With Crash Into Telephone Pole

Two individuals were arrested in Letcher County on Monday following a police chase that ended when the driver crashed into a telephone pole. Whitesburg Police Department Officials say that 27-year-old Charles Michael Osborne was driving along Jenkins Road when he is said to have pulled out in front of an officer. The officer in question recognized Osborne as he was wanted for absconding from parole. A traffic stop was attempted, but Osborne opted to speed away, leading police on a chase through Hospital Road, RT 15, and RT 119.
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Name released in deadly Bell County crash

BALKAN, Ky. (WYMT) - A Bell County woman is dead after a single car crash Tuesday evening. According to officials from Kentucky State Police Post 10 in Harlan, one car was traveling along KY-2012 near the intersection with Balkan Road when the car crashed. 42-year-old Elizabeth Noe of Balkan was...
BELL COUNTY, KY

City, county plans Independence Day celebration

The City of Hazard and Perry County are preparing to host the Kentucky River District’s annual Fourth of July Celebration. This year, the celebration will be held on two days, Friday, July 1, and Monday, July 4, in downtown Hazard. On Friday, July 1, the Queen City Sparkler 5K...
HAZARD, KY
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Southwest Virginia gearing up for Independence Day celebrations

The big bang theory this weekend may be testing how many Independence Day celebrations you can attend in Southwest Virginia. Wise, Lee and Scott counties and Norton will host several Fourth of July events from Friday to Monday, with a range of celebrations, food, games, and rockets’ red glare.
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Queen City Sparkler 5K Color Run kicks off Friday

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - The Appalachian Arts Alliance will host its second annual Queen City Sparkler 5K Color Run and Walk on Friday in downtown Hazard. Registration begins at 7:00 p.m. with the race starting at 8:00 p.m. There is a $35.00 registration fee that includes a t-shirt but there is a limited number of shirts.
HAZARD, KY
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Two arrested after chase ends in crash

WHITESBURG, Ky. — Two people were arrested Monday in Letcher County, after a police chase ended when the driver crashed into a telephone pole. According to Whitesburg Police, Charles Michael Osborne, 27, of Eolia, was driving on Jenkins Road, when he pulled out in front of an officer, who knew he was wanted for absconding from parole. The officer attempted to pull him over, but Osborne sped away instead, leading to a chase along Hospital Road, Route 15 and Route 119.
WHITESBURG, KY
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Harlan Independent Middle School welcomes new principal

Harlan Independent Middle School will have a new principal in place for the upcoming school year, with current Harlan Independent High School teacher Mike Bolton selected to fill the position. Harlan Independent Schools Superintendent C.D. Morton gave some background on the new assistant principal. “Mike Bolton is a 20-year veteran...
HARLAN, KY
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Assistant chief: Appalachia Fire and Rescue layoffs on hold

APPALACHIA — Appalachia Fire and Rescue has put plans to lay off personnel on hold. Travis Anderson, the organization’s assistant chief, said Tuesday that discussions with some members of the Wise County Board of Supervisors led to a change in last week’s plans to lay off some of the 12 paid fire and EMS personnel and stop providing medical service.
APPALACHIA, VA

SOAR Focus Summit held, promotes entrepreneurship and innovation in Hazard

In preparation for the upcoming SOAR Summit to be held later this year, Hazard hosted a SOAR Focus Summit, presented by Kentucky Power and Kentucky Innovation, on June 23-24. During the SOAR Focus Summit, the City of Hazard hosted more than 300 professionals from across the region to learn about innovation and entrepreneurship. The conference largely took place at Hazard Community and Technical College, but an opening reception was held in downtown Hazard on June 23, allowing participants to see the growth of businesses located downtown.
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The Challenger Learning Center provides opportunity for students to connect to space

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) -Students from 13 schools across the region came together Wednesday afternoon for some one-on-one communication with the international space center. It’s an “out-of-this-world” opportunity being offered by the Challenger Learning Center in Hazard. “This is something not many people get to do…it’s something unique,”...
HAZARD, KY
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Fourth of July festivities abound

Whether you’re looking for outdoor fun, live music, food or fireworks, there’s plenty to choose from. Here’s a look at just a few of the festivities on tap in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia for the Fourth of July holiday:. • Natural Tunnel State Park in Duffield,...
KINGSPORT, TN
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Patricia Robbins

NORTON, VA - Patricia Faye Robbins, 80, born on August 5, 1941, in Norton Virginia, died on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Jefferson City, TN. A loving wife, mother, granny, great-granny and great-great-granny. She loved God and loved her family. She is reunited in heaven with her husband and son. She is preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Ada Caudill; husband, Hershell Robbins; baby and son, Timothy Robbins; brother, Carlton Caudill; sisters, Phyllis Ramey and Peggy Rose.
NORTON, VA
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JENNIFER HILL

Jennifer Lynn Crawford Hill, 62, of Norton, died Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at Holston Valley Medical Center. She was a graduate of J.J. Kelly High School. She was a former nurse at St. Mary’s Hospital and later worked in many homes caring for patients. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles Edward Crawford and Virginia Faye Collins Hawk; her grandparents, H.J. and Daisy Collins and Earl and Ruby Crawford.
NORTON, VA
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Scattered storm chances ramp up into the Fourth of July Weekend

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - While it was nice to not have to deal with scattered showers and storms earlier this week, we do need some rain around the region. And luckily for us, it looks like we’ve got plenty of opportunities in the extended forecast. Tonight through Tomorrow Night.
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