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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.
Dickenson County Sheriff’s Office investigating church vandalization
Dickenson County Sheriff’s Office investigating church vandalization.
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Proposed KHSAA Football Realignment Would Bring Changes For Letcher County Central
According to Bluegrass Sports Nation, A total of 24 high school football teams will move classes for the 2025-26 seasons as part of a draft realignment proposed by the KHSAA Board of Control in their meeting on Tuesday. The draft still must be approved during the board’s meeting in May....
Respiratory illness increases in Eastern Kentucky
WHITESBURG, Ky. (WYMT) - The Cabinet for Health and Family Services in Kentucky recently posted data showing an increase in respiratory illness. Dr. Fares Khater, who is the Director of Infectious Disease for Appalachian Regional Healthcare and Mountain Comprehensive Health Corporation, said doctors are seeing multiple viruses spreading at once.
Perry woman charged with child endangerment
A Perry County woman was arrested on various charges after, Kentucky State Police said, she fled from police and resisted arrest while holding her four-year-old child. According to an arrest citation written by Trooper Nathan Roark, on Feb. 7, KSP Post 13 received a call reporting that Jennifer Fugate, 33, of Krypton Lick Branch Road, Krypton, was intoxicated while in charge of her four-year-old child and had active warrants for her arrest.
Local Hero and KWC Alumnus, Shaun Williams, Celebrates Black History Month with Diverse Career and Community Service
C. Shaun Williams, a 2000 graduate of Kentucky Wesleyan College (KWC), was influenced to attend the college by fellow Jenkins, Kentucky native and KWC alumnus, Mike Sergent. Williams was attracted to the chance to get a good education and play football, a mix that Sergent had recommended.
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.
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.
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...
Top 5 plays after week 12 of the high school basketball season
HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - Here are the top five plays from thrilling high school basketball games across the mountains in week twelve. Hutchinson made a falling, and-one bank shot that electrified Southwestern on the way to their comeback win over Somerset. 4. Trent Noah -- Harlan County Black Bears. Noah...
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...
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 […]
One man pronounced dead in Harlan Co.
HARLAN COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - The Harlan County Coroner’s Office was notified by Kentucky State Police (KSP) Post 10 of a dead body in the Baxter community. Officials with KSP reported that the body was found in a commercial coal truck in the Dollar General parking lot on Sukey Ridge.
‘Justice for Amber’ billboard going up in Kentucky
PRESTONSBURG, KY (WOWK) — Two “Justice for Amber” billboards are up around Floyd County, months after she was found murdered in a home in Martin, Kentucky. The Kentucky State Police said a woman, later identified as 39-year-old Amber Spradlin, of Prestonsburg, was found dead at a home on Arkansas Creek in Martin in June 2023. They said officials found Spradlin with multiple stab wounds.
Man dies in Perry County house fire
The Perry County Coroner’s Office told FOX 56 News that it happened at a mobile home on Lower Second Creek Road in Bonnyman.
One person dead following Perry Co. fire
PERRY COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - The Hazard Fire Department (HFD) confirmed one man is dead following a mobile home fire Saturday morning. The identity of the man has not been released and no other injuries or deaths are reported at this time. HFD arrived in the Bonnyman community on Lower...
‘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...
Today the gas price is close to $3.09 in Hazard as of 2024-02-21. Find the available 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 Wednesday is $3.274, a week ago the price is $3.256 , according to AAA.