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Vietnam veterans ‘welcomed home’ with traveling memorial wall

VANCEBURG, Ky. (WSAZ) - Since 2017, a wall containing the names of all the Kentuckians who died in the Vietnam War has traveled across the state each summer. “It means a lot to me that they’re getting recognition and they deserve recognition more than we do, the ones that made it home, I think,” said Kermit Jordan, a Vietnam veteran from Lewis County.
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Work underway on Recreation Park

Volunteers and workers have been busy to complete some work at the new Lewis County Recreation Park at Black Oak before a deadline later this year. Jack Lykins, a member of the Recreation Board, said requirements of the matching grant stipulate that portions of the park funded by the grant be completed by this fall.
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KY-1306 in Lewis County closed due to mudslide

LEWIS COUNTY, KY (WOWK) — KY-1306, or Kinney Road, is closed due to a mudslide. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says this is about two miles away from the Grayson Spur in Lewis County. They say it will be closed throughout the weekend and until debris is cleared. Traffic will be detoured using KY-9 and KY-10.
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Road reopens after mudslide

LEWIS COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) -- UPDATE: The road has since reopened. ORIGINAL: A mudslide early Saturday morning has closed KY 1306, Kinney Road, in Lewis County, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. The slide was reported two miles from the AA Grayson spur and drivers are being told to find...
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KY teen dies in head-on collision

HUNTINGTON, WV(WOWK) – Officials are investigating a head on collision that led to the death of a Lewis County teen Saturday evening. Sheriff Johnny Bivens said the accident happened Thursday night when a tractor trailer, being driven by a 51-year-old, and a Toyota Camery, being driven by a 17-year-old, collided on the road. The teen […]
HUNTINGTON, WV
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Crash claims life of Garrison teen

Officials are investigating a head-on-collision at Garrison Thursday evening that claimed the life of a Garrison teenager. Sheriff Johnny Bivens said the incident happened shortly after 8:00 p.m. Thursday on the AA Highway just west of Dudley Avenue. He said a Peterbilt tractor/trailer, operated by Onassis Morrobel, 51, of Perrysburg,...
GARRISON, KY
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Teen dies from injuries sustained in crash

LEWIS COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) - UPDATE: Sheriff Bivens confirms the victim passed away Saturday afternoon from injuries sustained in the crash. ORIGINAL: Officials are investigating a head-on-collision Thursday evening that sent a Garrison teen to a trauma center. Sheriff Johnny Bivens said the incident happened shortly after 8:00 p.m. on...
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Two people die in Kentucky house fire

VANCEBURG, KY (WOWK)—A fatal house fire is under investigation in Lewis County, Kentucky. Kentucky State Police say that they received a call for assistance from the Lewis County Sheriff’s office regarding a house fire on Thursday. The fire happened on Sullivan Ridge Road in Vanceburg. After putting out the fire, investigators found two sets of […]
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