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Hazard police arrest theft suspect
HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - The Hazard Police Department found Ryan York on Friday. Police said York is a suspect in several thefts in the city. He was taken to the Kentucky River Regional Jail.
Cawood man sentenced to nearly 15 years after being found with nearly 300g of meth
On Jan. 19, 2022, authorities searched his home where they found around 300 grams of methamphetamine.
HPD: Unattended minor leads to criminal charge against grandmother
A Vicco woman was cited recently on a charge of child endangerment after Hazard Police said, she allowed her four-year-old grandchild to wander unattended at the Perry County Park. According to the citation, on Feb. 4, HPD received a call reporting a four-year-old child unattended at the park. Upon arrival,...
Crews battle fire in Hazard
PERRY CO., Ky. (WYMT) - Firefighters responded to an apartment complex fire near Roy G. Eversole Elementary School in Hazard Thursday afternoon. The fire was contained. No injuries were reported. Police said students were evacuated to the gym as a precaution. “I heard what sounded like a small explosion. It...
Sheriff: Standoff ends after subject starts fire; jumps out window
HENDERSON, Ky. (WEHT) – The Perry County Sheriff’s Office says a standoff ended on Wednesday with a barricaded subject attempting to start a fire and jumping out of a window. According to the sheriff’s office, deputies were called to an apartment in the 500 block of Washington Street in Cannelton in reference to a barricaded […]
West Perry outlines success in Perry BOE meeting
In the Perry County Board of Education’s Feb. 20 special meeting, West Perry Elementary Principal Emily Duke, along with Vice Principal Kyle Mullins and other faculty members, showcased the ongoing academic and leadership progress of the school. "Recently we received the impact survey, which is given every two years...
Harlan County Circuit Court News
Compiled by Paul Lunsford. Jason Collett, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (first offense, methamphetamine) — continued for arraignment Feb. 21. Shawn Vick, first-degree burglary, first-degree wanton endangerment, first degree assault — jury trial scheduled Feb. 27. David Ball, convicted felon in possession of a handgun — jury trial scheduled Feb. 27. Rebecca Combs, first-degree […] The post Harlan County Circuit Court News appeared first on Harlan Enterprise.
Eastern Kentuckians named to Ky. Music Hall of Fame
RENFRO VALLEY, Ky. (WYMT) - Officials with the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame announced the list of inductees for the 2024 class. The list includes three Eastern Kentuckians. Sturgill Simpson, from Jackson, Gary Stewart, from Jenkins, and Charlie Sizemore, from Puncheon Creek, made the list. Sturgill Simpson has been nominated...
Man found hiding under bed, faces drug charges
A Wallins man is facing charges including possession of methamphetamine after allegedly being found hiding under a bed in possession of the substance. Joshua Maggard, 45, was arrested by Harlan County Sheriff’s Deputy Caleb Carmical on Feb. 14. According to a news release from the Harlan County Sheriff’s Office, Maggard was arrested on multiple warrants. […] The post Man found hiding under bed, faces drug charges appeared first on Harlan Enterprise.
In case you missed it, check out Friday’s ARH Sports Overtime!
HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - Nate Johnson, Armando Barry, and Audrey Hausberger have you covered with highlights and district previews as the regular season comes to a close!. Pikeville vs. Paintsville (Girls), Pikeville vs. Paintsville (Boys), North Laurel vs. Henry Clay (Girls), Bell County vs. Madison Southern (Girls), Pike Central vs. Floyd Central (Girls).
HUD will distribute $300 million in 20 eastern Kentucky counties
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has approved the state of Kentucky’s 2022 Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CBDG-DR) action plan for federal disaster recovery spending following the deadly flooding in Eastern Kentucky. The now HUD-approved action plan determines how $297,994,000 in federal long-term...
Perry Co. Sheriff’s Office offer a seat at the table
PERRY COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - The Perry County Sheriff’s Office (PCSO) is celebrating Black History Month by acknowledging how far they have come under Sheriff Joe Engle’s tenure. Sheriff Engle said that one of his goals when he became the sheriff was to diversify the agency and increase...
The study into a Hazard Community University
The possibility of locating a new four-year post-secondary institution in southeastern Kentucky remains a topic of discussion. That interest is certainly found in the eastern Kentucky region as well as in the State Capital. Talk of establishing a new four-year, residential, public university in Appalachia Kentucky has been around for...
Guardian Angel event in planning stages
An upcoming event aimed at recognizing the guardians of children who have been impacted by a parent’s drug issues was discussed during the Harlan County Fiscal Court’s February meeting, Harlan County Judge-Executive Dan Mosley called on Harlan County Casey’s Law Advocate Mandy Goodin to bring the magistrates up to date on the planning stages of […] The post Guardian Angel event in planning stages appeared first on Harlan Enterprise.
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.
Could HCTC become a four-year, residential university?
HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - State Senate President Robert Stivers recently filed a senate joint resolution calling for research into Hazard Community and Technical College (HCTC) potentially transforming. Senate Joint Resolution 132 called for the Council on Post-Secondary Education to look into the possibility of HCTC becoming a four-year, residential university.
No. 3 Clay County escapes No. 9 Hazard on the road
HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - No. 3 Clay County put their 11-game win streak on the line, heading to Memorial Gym to take on No. 9 Hazard. After making a go-ahead layup with four seconds left, the Tigers secured the win with a steal, beating the Bulldogs for the second time this season.
Harlan County District Court Report
Compiled by Paul Lunsford. • Joseph Lee Vaughn, 44, failure to wear seat belt — pleaded guilty, fined $25. • Christopher Bledsoe, failure to register transfer of a motor vehicle, expired or no registration plate, improper registration plate, license to be in possession, expired or no Kentucky registration receipt, display of illegal/altered registration plate, failure […] The post Harlan County District Court Report appeared first on Harlan Enterprise.
State of emergency declared at Louellen Lake
A leak at Luellen Lake – a private lake located near Evarts – was responsible for a state of emergency being declared on Wednesday, Feb. 14. Harlan County Judge-Executive Dan Mosley provided an update on the situation. “Initially, it was thought that a water line had burst in the vicinity due to the close proximity […] The post State of emergency declared at Louellen Lake appeared first on Harlan Enterprise.
How the Appalachian African American Cultural Center is preserving Black history
PENNINGTON GAP, Va. (WJHL) – In the mountains of Pennington Gap, the Appalachian African American Cultural Center houses many historical artifacts and is dedicated to preserving the history of black people in the region. The center was founded in 1987 by Ron and Jill Carson. However, decades before it was a one-room school for Black […]