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Department of Education fields the concerns of districts impacted by flooding

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – During a virtual meeting with school superintendents affected by the eastern Kentucky flooding on Thursday, Education Commissioner Jason Glass told them the Department of Education is compiling list of their needs for a possible special legislative session next month. Glass was told that a primary...
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Eastern Kentucky flooding: FEMA starting door-to-door inspections

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) — Special Federal Emergency Management Agency inspection teams will begin door-to-door visits to homes where inspectors have tried to contact survivors three or more times and haven’t heard back. FEMA says teams will be deployed, starting in Perry County, to target areas with limited cellular...
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Number Of Patrols Increase In Perry County Following Reports Of Stolen Fuel

The Perry County Sheriff’s Office has increased its number of patrols in an area of the county that has had multiple reports of people stealing fuel. The reports claim someone is stealing fuel at night from the excavators and equipment near East Perry Elementary School. Perry County Deputies as well as Hazard Police will be monitoring the area.
PERRY COUNTY, KY
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Boy finds a woman’s jewelry box who lost everything

KNOTT COUNTY (WYMT) - Brady Sandlin and his dad were cleaning up flood debris when Brady found a jewelry box. “I looked down and there was two rings in it when I flipped it over, and me and him sat there and took pictures of them to post them,” said Brady. “About five minutes later I looked back down and there was another ring.”
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Fiscal Court votes to leave tax rates unchanged

During a meeting on Tuesday, the Harlan County Fiscal Court voted to leave Harlan County’s tax rates for tangible and real property unchanged for the next fiscal year. Harlan County Judge-Executive Dan Mosley brought the matter to the attention of the magistrates. “This is always something that occurs in...
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Pigskin Previews 2022: Hazard Bulldogs

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - After a loss to eventual 1A champions Pikeville, returning senior Max Johnson and the Bulldogs got right to work this offseason. “The games are won Monday through Thursday, not just on Friday so you got to come in and work every single day,” said senior wide receiver and running back Max Johnson. “You got to work like someone is chasing you.”
HAZARD, KY
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Operation BBQ Relief Fully Underway

Operation BBQ Relief has cooked over 72,000 hot meals for first responders and communities impacted by the historic flooding in Eastern Kentucky. a first come, first serve basis to those impacted by flooding. Individual Meal Pick Up Location. Food City Parking Lot. 50 Morton Blvd. Hazard, KY 41701. Bulk Meals.
HAZARD, KY
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Osborne Brothers Festival raises $56,000 for flood relief

HYDEN, Ky. (WYMT) - One local festival-turned-relief concert raised quite a bit of money for flood relief efforts. The 29th Annual Osborne Brothers Hometown Festival, which was already scheduled, was turned into a relief concert to raise money for the Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky following the deadly flooding in late July.
HYDEN, KY
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Lynch woman arrested for trespassing, indecent exposure at local hotel

A Lynch woman is facing charges including indecent exposure after allegedly wandering around a local hotel naked. Mary Cornett, 49, was arrested last Thursday by Harlan City Police. According to the arrest citation, police responded to an area hotel in reference to Cornett. She had trespassed at the hotel previously,...
LYNCH, KY
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Gov. Beshear provides Team Kentucky update

FRANKFORT, Ky. – On Thursday, Gov. Andy Beshear provided a Team Kentucky update, which included information on the two women that are still missing from eastern Kentucky. Beshear stated that crews continue to look for two women, 60-year-old Vanessa Baker and 29-year-old Nancy Cundiff, from the Lost Creek community in Breathitt County.
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Tips for getting FEMA assistance

(WYMT) - FEMA recently released more information about claims for people filing after the recent flooding in Eastern Kentucky. FEMA officials said they have more than 800 people working in Kentucky at the moment and are meeting with people one-on-one to settle claims and answer questions. Below is the list...
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Weekend closure scheduled for KY 2021 in Perry County

Drivers who use KY 2021 (Couchtown Road) in Perry County should prepare to use an alternate route this weekend. The road will be closed at mile point 6.38 for replacement of a drainage structure. This is between Rainbow Lane and Fields Lane. Work will begin around 8 a.m. Saturday morning, Aug. 20, and should be completed sometime Sunday afternoon, Aug. 21. The road will be closed around the clock until the pipe replacement is complete.
PERRY COUNTY, KY
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KSP TROOPER ASSISTS IN ARREST OF THEFT SUSPECT IN CLAY COUNTY, KENTUCKY

MANCHESTER, KY - The Clay County Sheriff's Office is reporting via social media that on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at approximately 12:00 P.M., Clay County Chief Deputy Clifton Jones along with Sheriff Patrick Robinson and Deputy Paul Whitehead arrested Roger Smith, 42 of Ham Hollow Road. The arrest occurred on...
CLAY COUNTY, KY
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BULLIES OR SNIPERS: SINGLE BIGGEST THREAT IN CLAY COUNTY KENTUCKY SCHOOLS?

CLAY COUNTY, KY (August 18th, 2022) - Children in the Clay County, Kentucky public education system return to the classroom today after the original start date was postponed for a week due to flooding. The beginning of school marks a day of many firsts. The first day of grade school, the last first day of school for the senior class, the first day for a new bus driver and so on.
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Thacker-Grigsby Communications to waive late fees, dues

KNOTT COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Thacker-Grisby Communications is taking some stress off its customers. In a Facebook post Wednesday morning, company officials said they are aware customers are receiving notices on past due bills. They said by law they are required to send those notices out. Officials said they are...
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Reed Sheppard will not be granted waiver to play in flood relief game

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - After previously announcing a charity game featuring the nation’s top recruits, North Laurel’s reed Sheppard will not be allowed to play. Sheppard and Lyon County’s Travis Perry will not be granted waivers to play in the charity game per the KHSAA. The game,...
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