Floyd County, KYWTVQ

Floyd County inmate caught after nearly two months on the run

PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (WTVQ) – A 22-year-old Floyd County Jail escapee is back in custody. Sheriff’s deputies along with agents from the U.S. Marshals’ task force took Jacob Estep into custody Friday morning. He’d been on the run for more than a month. Estep’s original charge was for receiving stolen property...
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Salyersville, KYsalyersvilleindependent.com

Four arrested after ‘dope kit’ found in home

SALYERSVILLE – While serving a bench warrant at a home on Donnie Lane, in Salyersville, police arrested a Magoffin County woman on trafficking-related charges and three other people who were at the residence. According to the arrest citation, Magoffin County Sheriff Carson Montgomery, with MCSO deputies S. Montgomery, D. Marshall...
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Magoffin County, KYsalyersvilleindependent.com

Trespassing complaint leads to three charged with drug trafficking

SALYERSVILLE – A trespassing complaint led to three people facing drug-trafficking charges last week. According to the arrest citations, on Wednesday, July 21, Magoffin County Sheriff Department Deputy Jonathan Holbrook received a complaint regarding subjects trespassing at a residence. When he arrived at the home on KY 364, he knocked on the door and noted that he could smell a strong odor of marijuana coming from the residence.
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Salyersville, KYPosted by
Salyersville Dispatch

4-Day Weather Forecast For Salyersville

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Salyersville: Friday, July 30: Mostly sunny during the day; while partly cloudy overnight; Saturday, July 31: Mostly sunny during the day; while chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Sunday, August 1: Chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while
Magoffin County, KYsalyersvilleindependent.com

Litteral returns to gridiron

SALYERSVILLE – Quarterback Lucas Litteral is back on the gridiron. A senior, Litteral is preparing to help lead Magoffin County from his signal caller position in the 2021 high school football season. A threat to pass and run, Litteral is among the area’s top high school football quarterbacks. In 2020,...
Lawrence County, KYwymt.com

Lawrence County Fair opens for day two

LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - The Lawrence County Fair is well underway, celebrating 10 years at a new location. The event is billed as an “old-fashioned county fair,” with many attractions such as food vendors, livestock shows, and “cowboy church” with singing and preaching on the books. Friday, July 30th...
Lawrence County, KYthelevisalazer.com

Lawrence County Court Docket for the week of July 26-30

Lawrence County Court Docket for the week of July 26-30 Possession of a controlled substance, 1st degree, 1st offense. Failure of non owner operator to maintain insurance. Controlled substance prescription not in original container. Arraignment scheduled for 10/19/2021. Commonwealth vs. Nathanael Pack. Resisting arrest. Menacing. Pretrial Conference scheduled for 8/4/2021.
Jackson, KYnolangroupmedia.com

Hey, may I have O'Hara's phone number?

Times-Voice Article Leads to Local Athlete's Opportunity. Legal newspaper strives to meet obligation to young readers. Well, it doesn’t always work this quickly but it is nice when it does. We, at the Jackson-Breathitt County Times-Voice stand prepared to support and publicize our local athletes with as much industry and diligence as we can muster. Really, as a sports department, we believe it to be our responsibility as Jackson’s only legal newspaper.
Prestonsburg, KYfloydct.com

Floyd has an eventful weekend

Prestonsburg Tourism Director Samantha Johnson and her team have had a busy summer since restrictions were eased last month. There were numerous activities going on in the City of Prestonsburg this past weekend. Not only was the Bluegrass Mountain Cup held on Sugarcamp Mountain Saturday-Sunday, it was also the finale...
Prestonsburg, KYfloydct.com

Bluegrass Mountain Cup visits Prestonsburg

The Bluegrass Mountain Cup race series made a stop in Floyd County July 24-25, as the second race in the series was held high atop Sugarcamp Mountain in Prestonsburg. The Bluegrass Mountain Cup is a trail-running and mountain biking series which offers men and women’s division as well as youth events.
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She's Proud To Be A Coal Miner's Daughter: Visit Loretta Lynn's Birthplace in Johnson County, Kentucky

Johnson County is home to many things: Eastern Kentucky charm, southern food, and a quaintness that can only be found in Appalachia. Appalachia is one of the most culturally-rich areas of our nation, and Johnson County, Kentucky is no exception -- especially when it comes to country music stars! Did you know that Butcher Hollow (pronounced "Holler"), which is the setting of Loretta Lynn's hit "Coal Miner's Daughter", is in Johnson County? If not, and if you're in Loretta fan, you're in luck: you can visit her birthplace on your next trip there!
Floyd County, KYwymt.com

Floyd County Schools names new superintendent

FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Floyd County Schools has named its new superintendent. The district announced on Facebook that Anna Shepherd was selected as the new superintendent at Monday night’s Board of Education meeting. She was awarded a four year contract. Shepherd replaces previous superintendent Danny Adkins, who resigned to...
Kentucky StateWTVQ

Pipe work in Morgan County to close section of KY 134

SALYERSVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – Drivers should expect temporary road closures on a portion of KY 134 in Morgan County due to pipe installation work. KY 134 will be closed at the 0.9 mile marker in the area of the Mountain Parkway overpass. The closure will run from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. on July 26 and July 27. Mountain Parkway Exit 60 and the KY 134 interchange will still be open during the road work.
Salyersville, KYPosted by
Salyersville Dispatch

Salyersville Daily Weather Forecast

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Salyersville: Monday, July 26: Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while chance of showers and thunderstorms then mostly clear overnight; Tuesday, July 27: Patchy fog then sunny during the day; while clear overnight; Wednesday, July 28: Sunny
Floyd County, KYq95fm.net

Christine (Conn) Bonar

Christine Bonar, age 79, of Dana, KY, widow of Henry Bonar, Jr., died Thursday, July 22, 2021 in the Pikeville Medical Center, Pikeville, KY. She was born March 24, 1942 in Floyd County, KY a daughter of the late Travis and Verna Mae Samons Conn. Funeral service for Christine Bonar...