Person killed in ambulance crash identified
CLARK CO., Ky. (WYMT) - The woman killed in a crash involving an ambulance in Clark County has been identified. Clark County Coroner Neal Oliver identified the woman as Deborah J. Akers, 66, of Elkhorn City. Oliver said Akers was being taken from Pikeville to UK Medical Center. The Clark...
This day in history: McDowell County Deputy shot and killed by mayor of Welch
WELCH, WV (LOOTPRESS) – On Thursday, March 3, 1921, a tragic event occurred in Welch, West Virginia. Deputy William Tabor lost his life while trying to arrest the mayor of Welch. The mayor was facing accusations involving two girls, and the city council was discussing whether to remove him from office. When the mayor found […]
A little-noticed state report explored the idea of regional minimum wages
Across the country, it's been Democrats, not Republicans, who have pushed for different minimum wage scales based on cost of living. The post A little-noticed state report explored the idea of regional minimum wages appeared first on Cardinal News.
Shock heard around the state
LEBANON — So much for pundits. After losing 76-48 to George Wythe in a Virginia High tournament game on January 18th, most set the Tiger’s chances at slim to none in the Class 1 state quarterfinals. Score one for the underdog. Honaker (22-7) hasn’t lost since that January...
Bristol, March 05 High School ⚽ Game Notice
The Lebanon High School soccer team will have a game with John Battle High School on March 05, 2024, 18:00:00 CST. Building the Complete Soccer Athlete: Train Like a Pro!.
Man arrested after jumping through Marion storefront window, ensuing police chase
A Marion man has been arrested after jumping through a storefront window and leading police on a chase, according to authorities. Police say the the incident took place Saturday morning. Authorities say Marion police and fire/EMS were dispatched to Main Street after a report of a person jumping through a...
Appalachian Power upgrades could lead to rate increases
WEST VIRGINIA (WCHS) — At a public meeting on Thursday, the Public Service Commission offered virtual and digital options for questions, comments and concerns about the latest power rate hike proposal. Appalachian Power Company says it needs $37.4 million for environment upgrades to power plants, leading to a 1.68%...
Castlewood seeking new head football coach
CASTLEWOOD – As reported earlier, Bubba Edwards resigned as head football coach at Castlewood High School. “I felt I had completed my goal at Castlewood,” Edwards said. “My main goal was to make sure the football program at Castlewood didn’t go under. I wanted a head coaching job just to try it and get some experience. I like the role of an assistant coach. I want to help an athletic program out. I hate the timing for Castlewood, but it was the right timing for me.”
The gas price fluctuate between $3.09 and $3.39 in Grundy as of 2024-03-02. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.338, a week ago the price is $3.264 , according to AAA.
Love the Locals: Be My Honey Bee business offers sweet selection
LEBANON, Va. (WCYB) — A family-owned business serving up natural honey is buzzing in Lebanon. Be My Honey Bee is celebrating the soft opening of their new store on East Main Street. The store features natural honey, infused honey like jalapeno and garlic, Russian tea, Chapstick, lollipops, soaps, lotion,...
Southwest Virginia dispatcher honored for saving man’s life over phone
ABINGDON, Va. (WJHL) – A Washington County, Virginia dispatcher has been chosen to receive an award from the American Red Cross for her life-saving actions. According to a Washington County Virginia Sheriff’s Office news release, communications officer Frances Flanary was selected to receive the 2024 American Red Cross 911 Dispatch Hero within the American Red […]
Pike Co. Girl Scouts offer free formal wear to students
ELKHORN CITY, Ky. (WYMT) - Pike County Girl Scout Troop 411 invites students to ‘Say Yes to the Dress.’. The troop created its community service project in 2020, bringing in donations to create a free formal wear giveaway. “I think it is a really big community event with everyone...
Man in custody after multi-agency pursuit in Southwest Virginia
SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA (WCYB) — A man is in custody after a police pursuit turned into a multijurisdictional search in Southwest Virginia today. Russell County Sheriff's Office authorities said an officer attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a motorcycle. They said the driver sped away and then ran on...
Honaker’s Bandy & Cole ink with UVA-WISE
HONAKER — A Region 1D Football Championship and a 13-1 record in the 2023 season continues to pay dividends for the Honaker Tigers. Two all-state performers signed recently to continue to play DII football at the collegiate level at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise. Lineman Tyler...
Top-ranked Wyoming East takes out Mingo Central girls in regionals
NEW RICHMOND – Following last Friday night's loss at Chapmanville in the Class AA Region 3 Section 1 final it was apparent the Mingo Central High School girls' basketball team would have a very steep uphill climb in its quest to advance to the state tournament. The task at...
Virginia Horse Positive for Strangles
A horse in Washington County, Virginia, has been confirmed positive for strangles. The horse is under quarantine, and 30 horses are exposed. EDCC Health Watch is an Equine Network marketing program that utilizes information from the Equine Disease Communication Center (EDCC) to create and disseminate verified equine disease reports. The EDCC is an independent nonprofit organization that is supported by industry donations in order to provide open access to infectious disease information.
Basketball Game Preview: Eastside Spartans vs. Honaker Tigers
The Eastside Spartans will take on the Honaker Tigers at 6:00 p.m. on Friday. Both squads will be entering this one on the heels of a big victory. Eastside had already proven themselves in the regular season, and didn't miss a beat now that it's playoff time. They were the clear victor by a 74-54 margin over Fort Chiswell. Winning may never get old, but Eastside sure is getting used to it with their fifth in a row.
AG representative to make stop in Wharncliffe
Mandy Thompson, a consumer outreach and compliance specialist with the West Virginia Attorney General’s office, will be at Bonnie’s Place Restaurant in Wharncliffe from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 18, to answer residents’ questions and advise them on how to keep their personal information safe.
Richlands' Sandwich Scene: 3 Delights You Need to Taste
In this article, we'll be exploring three delectable sandwiches from Richlands. Have you had the pleasure of tasting any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments below!
Hunter Norris named Pioneers head football coach
LEBANON — A decision has been made. Lebanon principal Ryan Potts recently announced that Hunter Norris will be the new head football coach of the Lebanon Pioneers. He will assume the reigns after the resignation of Darrell Taylor. “Hunter comes from a strong local football background with his time...