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Man charged in bestiality case

ROYALTON – A dog has been taken to a nearby animal shelter and a Magoffin man is behind bars in relation to a bestiality claim in which law enforcement caught the man allegedly sexually abusing the animal. On Thursday, June 9, Magoffin County Sheriff Department Deputy Tussey responded to a...
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Portsmouth Times

Pet of the week: Jackson

The pet of the week this week is Jackson. He is a 4-year-old Golden Doodle owned by Ron and Shawna Ward of Lucasville. Jackson was obtained at a local breeder here in Scioto Co. who specializes in golden doodles. Jackson is one of a kind, he believes himself to be...
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Wolfe County, KYnolangroupmedia.com

Pit-Bulls saved owner from sexual assault…

Completed offense may have been foiled by two dogs. “We work diligently, and will continue, to get dangerous people bent on criminal mischief off our streets” Deputy Jacob Holland, Wolfe County Sheriff’s Department. Wolfe County’s Adam Patton, was arrested and stands accused of Rape in the first-degree and Burglary, second-degree....
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Prestonsburg, KYAppalachian News-Express

Prestonsburg hosts annual Elk Draw event

On Saturday, May 15, the City of Prestonsburg held its annual Elk Draw event at the Mountain Arts Center, which revealed the names of individuals who have won elk permits. According to Mayor Les Stapleton, the vent was a success as approximately 549 permits were awarded. Prior to the Elk Draw on Saturday, the MAC held a concert Friday night which featured local Eastern Kentucky talents Sean Whiting, with Zoe Howard opening.
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Prestonsburg hosts annual Elk Draw event

On Saturday, May 15, the city of Prestonsburg held its annual Elk Draw event at the Mountain Arts Center, which revealed the names of individuals who have won elk permits. According to Mayor Les Stapleton, the vent was a success as approximately 549 permits were awarded. Prior to the Elk Draw on Saturday, the MAC held a concert Friday night which featured local Eastern Kentucky talents Sean Whiting, with Zoe Howard opening.
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Prestonsburg, KYwymt.com

Elk Hunt Draw back at the MAC after remaining virtual in 2020

PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (WYMT) - After remaining a virtual-only event in 2020, the Fourth Annual Elk Hunt Draw was hosted by the Mountain Arts Center (MAC) this weekend. “We’re just excited to be here,” said Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Resources Commissioner John Storm. “We’re in the heart of the elk zone and we’re celebrating the strongest herd in the United States. We have a lot to be proud of.”
River, KYPortsmouth Times

Asian carp and crappie time

Asian carp now inhabit the Ohio River in large numbers from the Falls of the Ohio at Louisville downstream to the Mississippi River. None have been documented on our stretch of the river, but no doubt they’re coming. These foreign invaders reproduce at rates that boggle the mind, and grow...
River, KYDaily Independent

G. SAM PIATT: Asian carp and crappie time

Asian carp now inhabit the Ohio River in large numbers from the Falls of the Ohio at Louisville downstream to the Mississippi River. None have been documented on our stretch of the river, but no doubt they’re coming. These foreign invaders reproduce at rates that boggle the mind, and grow...
River, KYWKYT 27

6-foot long sturgeon caught in Detroit River

(WILX) - The Alpena office of the US Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) shared a photo of a massive sturgeon that was caught in the Detroit River. Calling it a “once in a lifetime catch,” the Detroit River native species crew caught the sturgeon last week. Clocking in at 240 lbs., measuring 6-feet-10 inches long, with a girth of almost four feet, this fish is one of the largest lake sturgeons ever recorded in the US.
WTVQ

Puppy offers a helping “paw” to grieving Breathitt County student

JACKSON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Breathitt County student Taylor Smith believes music can help heal a broken heart. She herself has dealt with grief this year when she lost her dad in January. “We all seen it coming, but I accepted it well and I had to accept the fact that...
wymt.com

Elk Hunt Draw to hit MAC stage in May

PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (WYMT) - The Mountain Arts Center plans to host a weekend in May full of fun for local hunters. After the COVID-19 pandemic forced 2020′s Elk Hunt Drawing to remain a one-day, virtual-only event, this year’s drawing is featuring a weekend of fun, including in-person attendance. “It’s pretty...
Texas StateTheHorse.com

Seven Texas Horses With EIA Euthanized

Texas Animal Health Commission officials have confirmed that seven Quarter Horses in Johnson County were euthanized due to equine infectious anemia (EIA). The premises will remain quarantined until TAHC requirements have been met. TAHC staff, local veterinarians and owners are coordinating efforts to monitor potentially exposed horses and enact enhanced biosecurity protocols.
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Police investigating horse found shot in Martin County

MARTIN COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) - For the last few weeks, the area near the Big Sandy Regional Airport has been the place for Bill Patrick to feed some free-roaming horses. “Yeah, we come up here all the time, we feed them all the time,” Patrick said. “We bring bread and carrots and apples.”
Magoffin County, KYsalyersvilleindependent.com

Sheep Dogs help local flood cleanup

An unexpected and much appreciated helping hand came to Magoffin’s aid earlier this month with a group based out of Cincinnati deploying to Salyersville to assist in the flood cleanup. A national non-profit organization called Sheep Dog Impact Assistance, which is made up of veterans, law enforcement, fire and rescue,...
River, KYWest Side Journal

PET SPOTLIGHT: River

Meet River! Found by a group of good Samaritans in November 2020 whi named him “River” because that’s where he was found. River is hoping to find a loving family to call his very own. River loves to please and would do best in a home without small dogs or cats. He’s a fella with lots of love to give. Please send an email to adoptions@wbrcouncil.org if you are interested in adopting River.
Elliott County, KYWSAZ

Animals rescued from floodwaters in Elliott County

ELLIOTT COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Rough Terrian Rescue crews were called to rescue mares and foals Sunday afternoon. The horses were taken to nearby barns where they will be kept out of the water and cold. “Outstanding job by all involved. Our Rough Terrain Rescue is one of the best...