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KSP asking for help in identifying person of interest

FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Kentucky State Police (KSP) Troopers are asking for help in identifying the person in the picture above. The person is wanted for questioning in reference to a stolen car investigation, according to a post on Trooper Michael Coleman’s Facebook page. The car was stolen...
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Eastern Kentuckians remember fellow Americans who gave the ultimate sacrifice

BREATHITT COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - What does memorial day mean to you?. For one family at Friday afternoon service in Jackson, it means remembering their son. ”Just little things, he made us laugh, it could be a song - a song of his that brings back a good memory,” said Jamie Rauschenberger. “He was always joking around, making people laugh.”
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Little Flower Clinic going mobile to treat patients

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - Can’t get to a doctor’s office? The Little Flower Clinic mobile unit in Hazard could be your next step. ”You know we have these disabled people and people that can’t get out of the house. So that is where our home visits come into play. Because we get out to their homes and take care of them there, and that’s my main goal right now,” Little Flower Clinic receptionist Caitlin Bush said.
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Flags ordered to half-staff in Kentucky for fallen firefighter

FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WCHS) — Flags have been ordered to fly at half-staff in Kentucky on Sunday in honor of a Floyd County firefighter who died while helping his community, the governor’s office said. Phillip Ray Caudill, of Wayland, died last Sunday after suffering a heart attack while...
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Scattered showers stick around to close out the work week

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - Scattered showers stick around to close out the work week, but Memorial Day weekend is looking beautiful across the mountains!. We stay partly to mostly cloudy into tonight. Scattered showers will be possible, so keep the rain gear nearby. However, it will NOT be an all-night washout. Low temperatures fall into the mid-50s.
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Flags to be at half-staff for fallen Floyd County firefighter

FLOYD COUNTY, KY (WOWK) — Flags at all Kentucky state buildings will be lowered to half-staff on Sunday in honor of fallen Floyd County firefighter, Phillip Ray Caudill. According to a press release from Gov. Andy Beshear, Caudill was a firefighter with the Garrett Area Volunteer Fire Department. It says Caudill died on May 22 […]
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Frances June Williams

MOUNT CARMEL – Frances June Williams, 78, went to her Heavenly Home on Thursday, May 26, 2022. Frances was born on June 23, 1943, to Samuel and Kate Sturgill in Big Stone Gap, VA. She married the loved of her life in 1962. Frances is a lifelong resident of Hawkins County and was a member of Bible Way Baptist Church.
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GARNETT GILLIAM

Garnett Gilliam, lifelong Big Stone Gap resident, dedicated teacher, coach, historian, father, and husband died peacefully May 21, 2022 at 87. He was surrounded by family and pictures of the area that meant so much to him and led him to found the Lonesome Pine School and Heritage Center in Big Stone Gap.
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Ky. soldier’s remains identified, returned to the bluegrass

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency recently that Army Cpl. Donald L. Menken, 21, of Whitesburg, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for Feb. 2, 2022. In June 1953, Menken was a member of Company K, 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division. He was reported missing in action after being wounded by artillery shell fragments on June 10 while his unit was guarding Outpost Harry, a position on the main road to Seoul in what is now the Demilitarized Zone. He was never found, nor were any remains recovered that could be identified as Menken. He was declared killed in action on June 11, 1954, and non-recoverable in January 1956.
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Severe Weather Alert Day continues as strong storms remain possible

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - We continue to watch a cold front make it’s way through the state this afternoon and evening, and ahead of it, we could see some strong thunderstorms, as such, our Severe Weather Alert Day continues. Tonight through Tomorrow Night. At least the northeast half of...
HAZARD, KY
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Remembering the Japanese immigrant who preserved early 1900s history of Appalachia

Remembering the Japanese immigrant who preserved early 1900s history of Appalachia. A photographer who deserves much credit for protecting the history of Appalachia in NC was a Japanese immigrant who captured their vistas on camera. As we celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, WRAL's Bryan Mims introduces us to the Ansel Adams of the Appalachians.
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Bulldogs edge Estill County, 2-1

HAZARD — Hazard edged visiting Estill County 2-1 in the opening round of the 14th Region Baseball Tournament on Monday, May 23. With the win, Hazard advanced to the semifinals of the 14th Region Baseball Tournament. The loss eliminated Estill County from the high school baseball postseason. The Bulldogs...
HAZARD, KY
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Watching strong storm potential as our next front works in

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - We’ve been watching the potential for more showers and storms pushing into the mountains as we watch another cold front push into the region. Some of the storms could be on the strong to severe side, and we have declared a Severe Weather Alert Day for Thursday as these storms roll in.
HAZARD, KY
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