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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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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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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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Levisa Fork Paddlefest makes its way to Dewey Lake

PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (WYMT) - The Levisa Fork Paddlefest normally starts on the Levisa Fork of the Big Sandy River in downtown Prestonsburg, but on June 25, due to low water levels and downed trees on the Levisa Fork, folks hit the waters of Dewey Lake at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park instead.
PRESTONSBURG, KY
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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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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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VSP investigating inmate death at regional jail

DUFFIELD, Va. (WYMT) - State authorities are investigating an inmate’s death at the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail in Duffield. The Virginia State Police said its Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Wytheville Field Office launched an investigation into the May 20 death of inmate Sherri D. Cook, 43 of Whitesburg, Kentucky.
DUFFIELD, VA
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MCCC brings ‘hope and recovery’ to Hindman

HINDMAN, Ky. (WYMT) - This week, a new center opened its doors in Knott County, hoping to fill a need for the people in the area. Glenda Shrum, president of the Knott Drug Abuse Council, said she and her colleagues worked for nearly a decade to bring intensive treatment to the area.
KNOTT COUNTY, KY
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Heat continues into the weekend

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - Skies remain dry, but our seasonably hot weather continues as we close out the work week and head into the final weekend of June (I know, right?) Another warm evening expected as we finish the night out tonight. And that includes the mostly clear skies we’ll have tonight. Mild and muggy is the name of the game as we drop back into the middle and upper 60s overnight. That’s ahead of an even hotter day on the way for Saturday.
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Safety concern temporarily closes Martin Post Office

MARTIN, KY (WOWK) – Residents of Martin, Kentucky will have to head to the town of Allen to get their mail, according to the United States Postal Service. The Martin Fire Department says operations at the Martin Post Office have been temporarily relocated to the Allen Post Office as a safety precaution. Fire department officials […]
MARTIN, KY
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Kentucky Office of Rural Health Seeks Applications for Elder Wellness Enrichment Initiative Grant

Hazard, Ky. (June 24, 2022) — The Kentucky Office of Rural Health (KORH) is accepting applications for its Elder Wellness Enrichment Initiative Grant, which will provide funding of up to $5,000 to nonprofit rural health care organizations and community-based organizations to create or enhance services for older adults — to help them age in place in rural Kentucky.
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Paintsville Little League All-Stars

The Paintsville Little League All-Stars began District Tournament play this weekend @ StoneCrest in Prestonsburg. * (8u yo Team) went 3-0 and will play in the Championship Tonight vs. the Winner of Morgan County/South Central (formally Harold-Allen-Prater). * (9-10 yo Team) Defeated Prestonsburg. They will be back in action Tonight.
PRESTONSBURG, KY
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Gaynelle Jackson Hendrickson, 89

Gaynelle Jackson Hendrickson, 89 of Pine Top, Kentucky, passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2022, at the Hazard ARH. She was born in Rutledge, Tennessee on July 26, 1932, a daughter of the late Ellis and Elsie Margaret Davidson Jackson. Gaynelle was a long-time member of the Riverside Baptist Church, the WMU, and loved to spend time with her family and friends. She had worked for a long-time at the Pineville Community Hospital as a Registered Nurse.
PINE TOP, KY
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Prestonsburg store brings art, agriculture to city streets

PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (WYMT) - The Mountain Muse is hoping to add some color and flavor to the streets of downtown Prestonsburg. Heather Owens, owner of the Star City business, recently placed some summer fun installations outside of the store. “I had some extra left over from [my son’s] half-birthday party....
PRESTONSBURG, KY
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