Dry Creek, KY

One Dead, One Injured Following Single-Vehicle-Crash

One person was left dead and another is facing serious injuries following a single-vehicle crash in the Rowdy Community of Perry County. According to officials, the crash is said to have taken place around noon on Saturday, on KY 476, near the Mount Caramel Church. According to a report, the...
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‘You Wouldn’t Understand’: Kentucky Man Allegedly Called Neighbor While in Deadly Standoff with Authorities

A Kentucky man called a neighbor while in the middle of a deadly, tragic standoff with law enforcement, says that neighbor. Locals voiced shock that Lance Storz, 49, is accused of fatally shooting three law enforcement officers and a K-9 in the incident Thursday. Taking them at first value, the incident appears out of character. The new murder allegations and a related protective order paint a different picture.

Floyd County grieves loss of officers

FLOYD COUNTY, KY (WOWK) – The Floyd County community continues to grieve following Friday’s tragic shooting. “I just it’s really heartbreaking,” said Prestonsburg native, Joyce Joseph. Joseph says, in close-knit Floyd County, everyone is family. “I can see people on the street now that I’ve known from when I was a little girl,” said Joseph. […]

City of Martin asks for no fireworks in respect for fallen officers

MARTIN, Ky. (WYMT) - With the visitation for two of the three fallen officers in Thursday’s deadly shootout continuing through the next several days, the nearby City of Martin has a request for those in the area. With the visitations for Prestonsburg Police Captain Ralph Frasure and Floyd County...

City of Hazard hosts Fourth of July celebrations

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - It is a yearly tradition in downtown Hazard. The popular fish fry keeps bellies full year after year, which is something Hazard Mayor Happy Mobelini said grows bigger each Fourth of July. ”You can’t thank the city employees enough, the firemen have been down here since...

Funeral arrangements announced for 3 slain officers

PRESTONSBURG, KY — Three officers and a K-9 Officer were killed by a gunman last week in Allen, Kentucky. Police departments across the nation have shown an outpouring of love and support for the fallen and their families since the tragedy occurred. All three officers will be laid to rest at Gethsemane Gardens this week in Prestonsburg, Kentucky.

Kentucky man charged with murder after shootout that left 3 cops and a K9 dead

A Kentucky man was charged Friday with several counts of "murder of a police officer, attempted murder of a police officer, and assaulting a service animal," Fox News reports. Lance Storz, 49, reportedly opened fire on police Thursday night as they attempted to serve a domestic violence warrant, killing three officers and a K9 and wounding three officers and a civilian. The officers who died in the shootout have been identified as Capt. Ralph Frasure and Officer Jacob Chaffins of the Prestonsburg Police Department and Deputy William Petry of the Floyd County Sheriff's Department.