Joel Mark Wells, 21, vanished in Kentucky on January 15, 1994, after an argument with friendsAda E.NewsBreak Contributor
Police Respond to Suspicious Male Behind School in CoeburnNews WaveNewsBreak Contributor
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Kentucky’s “Sorehead” Town of Hartford Has an Opposite “Friendly” Town on the Other Side of the State
I'll start by writing, that I grew up in Hartford, Kentucky in Ohio County and I don't think I'm a "sorehead" Although when I looked up the meaning of sorehead, it says "a person who is in a bad temper or (he/she) is easily irritated". Now, I think in my advanced years, I can relate.
Pike County ordinance opening roads to accommodate riders
PIKEVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) - The Pike County Fiscal Court heard the second reading of a new ordinance Tuesday, opening some of the county roads to trail riders and their ATVs. The ordinance, approved unanimously, will allow ATV drivers to use certain county roadways as access paths to be better connected to the resources and accommodations needed when making use of the county’s Hillbilly Trails system.
Dickenson County Sheriff’s Office investigating church vandalization
DICKENSON COUNTY, Va. (WJHL) — The Dickenson County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help after a church on Sandy Ridge was vandalized. The sheriff’s office posted on social media the incident happened at the Herald Church of God of Prophecy on Sandy Ridge. Sheriff Fleming told News Channel 11 the vandalization was reported […]
Pikeville Police resolve standoff with barricaded suspect
PIKEVILLE, Ky. — Pikeville Police were able to safely resolve an explosive situation Monday evening, after a domestic violence incident at Myers Towers escalated into a suspect barricading himself inside his apartment and threatening to kill anyone who opened the door. Police were called to the apartment building just...
Boil water notice issued for Dunbar community in Wise County
WISE COUNTY, Va. (WJHL) — The Wise County Public Service Authority has issued a boil water advisory for customers due to a waterline break. As a precaution, customers are encouraged to bring water to a rolling boil for at least one minute and let it cool before consuming. More information on boil water advisories can […]
Chill Out in Pikeville: 4 Must-Try Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Destinations
In this article, we explore four delightful Ice Cream and Frozen Yogurt spots in Pikeville. Have you had the chance to visit any of them? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
‘Justice for Amber’ billboards up in Floyd County
Two "Justice for Amber" billboards are up around Floyd County, months after she was found killed in a Martin home.
Wise, VA High School Girls Basketball Schedule, Streaming Live Today - February 20
High school basketball competition in Wise, Virginia is on the schedule today, and information on these games is available here, if you're looking for how to stream them. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Game...
Eastern Ky. towns fight to recover from opioid epidemic, with help from newcomers and recovering addicts, national author reports
In early 2020, Mandi Fugate Sheffel, 42, opened a tiny bookstore in her hometown of Hazard. Everyone thought she was crazy. Downtown Hazard was a forbidding place to start any business, much less a bookstore. Most coal mines that once supported the area had closed. Many brick buildings from Hazard’s heyday were gone, bequeathing a gap-toothed look to Main Street.
‘She brings harmony to everybody’: A rare disease and first birthday
KNOTT COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Nearly every parent has said their child is a miracle. Toni and Leon Mullins said they have five, but their youngest miracle celebrated a major milestone on Saturday as Harmony turned one. For some, this may not seem like a big deal but for little...
Dickenson County industrial park project gets a $500,000 boost from Appalachian Regional Commission
Dickenson County currently has no marketable industrial sites, an economic development official says. The post Dickenson County industrial park project gets a $500,000 boost from Appalachian Regional Commission appeared first on Cardinal News.
Hindman Yellowjackets bring home state title
HINDMAN, Ky. (WYMT) - On Sunday, the Hindman Elementary 7th grade boys’ basketball team claimed the state championship. Preston Hall, a 7th grader on the team, said it was an experience unlike any other. “The emotions. It was unreal. The feeling you can’t explain it. It was an out...
10-year-old girl grazed by bullet on Jones Avenue
A 10-year-old girl was grazed by a bullet on Sunday, Feb 18 at the intersection of St. Stephens Road and Jones Avenue, according to police.
5 New Buses for Floyd County School District
The Floyd County School District now has five more school buses. The new buses include two 52-passenger buses and three 66-passenger buses for accommodating larger student groups. Each bus is equipped with air conditioning.
MCHC to soon open mobile health clinic
WHITESBURG, Ky. (WYMT) - Mountain Comprehensive Health Corporation will soon be opening their new mobile health clinic. Administrators looked to address a lack of public transportation to healthcare providers in the seven counties they serve. “During Covid and during the flood, we identified that, you know, not all of our...
Staying mild as next system looms
HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - We are tracking more dry weather in the short term, but our next rainmaker is looming later this week. High pressure will bring another dry and cool night to the mountains. Lows dip into the lower-30s under a mostly clear sky. Our warming trend will continue...
Norton, February 21 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Richlands High School basketball team will have a game with Central High School - Wise on February 21, 2024, 17:00:00 CST.
Letcher County Central Boys & Girls Wrap Up The Regular Season Tonight
The Letcher County Central boys and girls basketball teams will wrap up the regular season tonight. The LCC Cougar boys will be at home to face Prestonsburg. JV begins at 6 with varsity at 7:30pm. The LCC Lady Cougar girls will play tonight at Leslie County. JV is at 6:00pm...
"We're just looking for water service:" A look at water infrastructure woes in eastern Kentucky
WEKU news feature about water infrastructure in eastern Kentucky
An Idolic Journey: Aiden Bowman’s musical journey
WISE, Va. (WYMT) - A freshman at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, Aiden Bowmen started singing at a young age and incorporated instruments after losing someone close to him. “I’ve been singing since about fourth grade, third grade and my brother played guitar,” Bowman said. “After he...