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Pike man now charged with stealing jewelry

PIKEVILLE, Ky. — One of the two people who were arrested for allegedly trying to pawn jewelry stolen from Kay Jewelers in Pikeville last week has now been charged with stealing it. Aaron Hall, 50, of Pikeville, and Shawnna Maynard, 44, of Banner, were arrested in Floyd County Sunday...
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Eastern Kentucky ambulance service closes down

BREATHITT COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - One Eastern Kentucky ambulance service has announced that it is closing its doors. In a Monday afternoon Facebook post, Watts-Caney Fire & Rescue officials announced that the Watts-Caney Ambulance service is closing down. Officials with the department say that they are closing down because the...
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Two charged in connection to jewelry theft

BANNER, Ky. — Two people were arrested in Floyd County Saturday, in connection with a jewelry theft in Pikeville last week. Aaron Hall, 50, of Pikeville, and Shawnna Maynard, 44, of Banner, are each charged with receiving stolen property. Police say the couple pawned jewelry stolen from Kay Jewelers...
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Final plea in meth conspiracy

The final defendant in a federal methamphetamine conspiracy case has entered a guilty plea. According to reports, on June 17, 38 year-old Ned Davis of Paintsville, pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking offense. Davon Blackford, 41, of Lexington and Megan Stacy, 28 Swamp Branch have also pleaded guily to the same charge. Between March 2021 and Dec. 3, Ned Davis developed a relationship with a methamphetamine supplier and obtained 500 grams or more of the drug and distributed throughout the Johnson Co area.
PAINTSVILLE, KY
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Wesley Christian School resurrects basketball program

ALLEN, Ky. (WYMT) - After a two season layoff, the Wesley Christian School is bringing back their basketball program. No longer financed by Nike, the Circuit Riders will be starting from scratch. Even with the challenges, Shawn Ward is not backing down from competing against the best. “This year, everyone...
ALLEN CITY, KY
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KSP investigating car vs. train accident in eastern Ky.

Kentucky State Police is investigating a car vs. train crash in eastern Kentucky. The accident happened Monday morning at approximately 11:15 in the Allen community in Floyd County. The man occupying the passenger car that was struck by the CSX train was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening...
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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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Trial for accused doctor delayed until February

PIKEVILLE, Ky. — The federal drug and fraud trial of a Paintsville doctor has been delayed for seven months. Dr. Loey Kousa was indicted back in April on five counts of unlawful distribution of controlled substances, two counts of health care fraud, and two counts of making false statements. He is accused of unnecessarily prescribing opioids to patients, then requiring them to undergo medically unnecessary tests and lying about them on health records.
PAINTSVILLE, KY
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Paintsville Little League Continues District Tournament Play. 8u Champions

The Paintsville Little League All-Stars continue their District Tournament play @ StoneCrest Park in Prestonsburg last night (6-27-2022). * Congratulations to the 8u Team, who defeated Morgan County in the Championship Game, to go undefeated in the Tournament and will now advance to the State Little League Tournament. * (11u...
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Floyd County man charged in child sex abuse case

FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - A Floyd County man was arrested Tuesday, charged with child sexual exploitation offenses. 24-year-old Christopher Jacob Hall was found, interviewed and arrested after an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The investigation started after the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch discovered Hall sharing sexually explicit images online.
FLOYD COUNTY, KY
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Kentucky State Police Charge Floyd Co. Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

The Kentucky State Police (KSP) Electronic Crime Branch located and arrested Christopher Jacob Hall, 24, on charges related to a child sexual abuse material investigation. Hall was located, interviewed, and arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after discovering the suspect sharing sexually explicit images online.
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MAC Announces 2022 Billie Jean Osborne’s Kentucky Opry

The Mountain Arts Center is pleased to announce the return of Billie Jean Osborne’s Kentucky Opry beginning on July 9 and running through August 20 in the Lucy & Willard Kinzer Theater at the Mountain Arts Center (MAC) in Prestonsburg. Every season the Opry brings a new and exciting...
PRESTONSBURG, KY
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ARH Mountain Student Achiever: Ava Grace Hyden

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - Monday’s ARH Mountain Student Achiever was Ava Grace Hyden. Ava was a senior at Paintsville High School and graduated with a 4.3 GPA. Ava played on both the basketball and soccer team, was an all A Honor Student all four years of high school and was a member of the National Honor Society.
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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Ricky Eli Castle

Ricky Eli Castle, 66, Silver Lake, passed away on June 26, 2022 at home. The son of Wilbur “Web” Castle and Virgie (Blevins) Castle, Ricky was born November 30, 1955 in Paintsville, Kentucky. After graduating in 1973 from Johnson Central High School in Paintsville, Ricky became a professional...
SILVER LAKE, IN

UK to offer workshops to help forest managers battle climate change, improve ecosystems’ response

Improving ecosystems’ response to climate change presents a major challenge to the state’s natural resource managers and landowners. The University of Kentucky’s College of Agriculture, Food and Environment Department of Forestry is helping woodland owners face these challenges with a series of July workshops focused on developing and executing management approaches.
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