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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...
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Hazard Vendor’s Mall opens in new location

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) -Hazard’s vendors and shoppers have a new place to discover the unique items people in the area have to offer. The new location of the Hazard Vendor’s Mall is right across from the old location on Main Street. The old location typically hosted multiple vendors...
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Southeast graduate turns side hustle into a career

Harlan native Ben Cochran worked underground for 15 years before making a career change. The deciding factor, according to Cochran, was watching his father struggle with black lung disease after 40-plus years in the mines. “I was laid off. I knew I could get a job with another company, but...
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Another comfortable day before the heat starts to build back in

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - You might need a light jacket this morning in some spots. It will be a refreshing start to Tuesday!. Most of us will start the day off in the 50s across the mountains with some sunshine. A few clouds will build in by this afternoon, but even with the lack of sun, it will still feel nice. Highs will top out around the 80-degree mark.
HAZARD, KY
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County discusses Coal Miner’s Memorial

During a recent meeting, the Harlan County Fiscal heard from city of Harlan Mayor Joe Meadors regarding some concerns about the Coal Miner’s Memorial monument that stands on the lawn of the Harlan County Courthouse. Harlan County Judge-Executive Dan Mosley called on Meadors to address the court early in...
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Heat returns soon

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - Heat is back in the forecast as we head into the day tomorrow, but if there is one piece of good news, things at least look to stay dry!. Continuing to watch pleasant conditions in the mountains as we work through tonight. We’ll see a slightly muggier airmass work into the region overnight, but conditions should remain quite pleasant overnight with just partly cloudy skies at worst and overnight lows still falling to around 60°.
HAZARD, KY
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Billie Jean Cawood, 91

Billie Jean Cawood, 91 of Harlan passed away Sunday morning of June 26, 2022. Retired Harlan Co. Board of Education Teacher. Widow of Billy Joe Cawood. She is survived by her loving children, Stephanna Cawood and Peter Figgis of Richmond, James C. “J.C.” Cawood and Debbie of Harlan; grandchildren, Ashley Cawood and Jamie Cawood; 7 great grandchildren; 1 brother, Donnie Dixon of Irvine, KY.
HARLAN, KY
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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.
HAZARD, KY
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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...
HAZARD, KY
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Brief break from heat continues

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - Continuing to watch our cold front move away from the mountains, helping usher in much cooler and drier air for the early part of the work week before hot air pushes back into the mountains. Tonight through Tomorrow Night. Partly cloudy skies turn mostly clear as...
HAZARD, KY
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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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Green Dragons close summer play with wins

The Harlan Green Dragons ended summer basketball with two victories at Leslie County. Jaedyn Gist scored 23 points as Harlan rolled to an 85-39 win over Lee County. Kyler McLendon added 15 points. Harlan defeated the host Eagles 53-35 as Will Austin poured in 18 points, Kaleb McLendon scored 14.
HARLAN, KY
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Obituary for Misty Hope Brown (1976-2022)

Mrs. Misty Hope Brown, 45, of Louisville, formerly of Barbourville, passed away Wednesday afternoon, June 22, 2022 at her home. She was the daughter of Ruth Owens Crawford and the late Charles Ed Crawford born on July 31, 1976 in Corbin. Misty was an elementary school teacher and a member...
BARBOURVILLE, KY
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Tishie Helton (Morgan) Asher, 98

Tishie Helton (Morgan) Asher of Stoney Fork, Kentucky, passed away on June 25th, 2022, one month shy of her 99th birthday. She was born on July 27th, 1923, the daughter of the late Jack Helton and Bessie Lawson Helton. In addition to her parents and two infant siblings, she was...
STONEY FORK, KY
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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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