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.
Year-old stabbing case moving forward after suspect’s arrest
PIKEVILLE, Ky. — A Pike County man will now answer allegations from a year ago that he stabbed a woman, following his release from jail for a probation violation. Johnny Gibson, 50, of Virgie, is charged with second-degree assault and persistent felony offender. Last February, police were called to...
Hazard Police ask for community’s help finding man who may be connected to several thefts
Hazard Police are looking for a man who they say is responsible for multiple thefts in the area.
Pikeville, February 24 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Paintsville High School basketball team will have a game with Pike County Central High School on February 24, 2024, 11:00:00 CST. ALWAYS WANTED TO DUNK LIKE A TOTAL BADASS, OR DEVELOP ROCK-SOLID WORK ETHIC....
Former doctor, nurse sentenced to prison for drug scheme
PIKEVILLE, Ky. — A former doctor who practiced in Pike and Floyd counties will spend more than eight years in prison, and a nurse working for her was sentenced to five years, following their conviction on charges related to a drug distribution conspiracy. Crystal Compton, 43, of Pikeville, practiced...
Honaker boys advance to title game, ending Grundy’s season
WISE – It was a matchup between two old Black Diamond District foes. After moving to the Hogoheegee District in the fall, Honaker hadn’t faced Grundy until Thursday in the Region 1D semifinals. The Tigers were never tied and never trailed in a 59-39 victory over the Golden Wave at the Convocation Center on the UVA-Wise campus.
Mountain Empire Older Citizens: looking for volunteers for elder home repairs
JONESVILLE, Va. (WCYB) — Mountain Empire Older Citizens is an organization that aims to prevent older people from having to go to a nursing home or assisted living facility. They focus on offering community based and long-term services. Sylvia Jackson is just one of many people the organization has...
Norton Residents Encouraged to Participate in Community Development Survey
The City of Norton is currently conducting a survey between Lost Creek Road SW and 11th Street SW, near John I. Burton High School. The LENOWISCO Planning District Commission is carrying out this survey. They will visit homes in the community in the coming weeks.
From foes to friends: Harness, Reed enjoying final ride on the diamond in Wise
WISE, Va. (WCYB) — Four years ago, Cole Harness and Justin Reed knew of each other - but did not find themselves around each other. That's because they were on opposite sides of the base paths, playing against one another at neighboring high school - Eastside and Twin Springs.
Osaka Residents Encouraged to Participate in Housing Rehabilitation Survey
A Housing Rehabilitation Planning Grant is in progress in the Osaka community of Appalachia, Wise County. The LENOWISCO Planning District Commission is conducting surveys to gather eligibility information and assess housing needs. The survey will include homes on Roda Road, White Pine Road, Riverport Road, and Picadilly Road.
HAZARD, KY. (WYMT) - Wet weather is departing. Another shower threat late this afternoon before a brief visit with Winter. As our system departs, skies will turn partly sunny today. It’ll be a bit breezy. Look for a scattered rain shower threat to arrive late this afternoon. Forecast high temperatures will mainly range between 55° to 60°.
Pikeville ends season with sweep over Paintsville
PAINTSVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) - The Panthers traveled to Paintsville for a boys and girls doubleheader before both teams prepare for the district tournament. After the Lady Panthers opened the doubleheader with a 76-47 win, the boys closed the sweep with a 69-53 win. The Lady Panthers opened the game on...
Kentucky doctor sentenced for improper prescribing, ‘exceptionally high dosages’
The doctor and a nurse who worked for her were convicted in federal court a charges related to prescribing pain pills.
Bryce Daniel Williams
Bryce Daniel Williams, age 27 of Hindman, Ky, departed this life on Sunday, February 18, 2024. The Edmonson County native was born on June 14, 1996 to the late George E. Williams and Carleen Huff Lucas, who survives. Bryce was of the Christian faith. He loved listening to music, gaming...
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...
Lady Tigers advance to Elite Eight
WISE – After winning three consecutive state titles, the Honaker girls were knocked out in Region 1D semifinal play last season. They have come back with a vengeance this year. The Tigers rolled by Rye Cove 56-32 on Thursday at the UVA-Wise Convocation Center. It was their 18th win in a row, and they punched their ticket to the regional championship and state quarterfinals.
Pike Co. medical professionals sentenced for controlled substance distribution
PIKEVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) - Two former Pikeville medical professionals were sentenced in U.S. District Court Thursday for what officials called “conspiracy to illicitly prescribe controlled substances.”. Crystal Compton, D.O., (43 at the time) and a nurse, Kayla Lambert, (36 at the time), were convicted last September in front of...
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).
Five Things to Know About… Sylvia Ryerson’s ‘Calls from Home’
For more than 20 years, a community radio station in the tiny town of Whitesburg, Kentucky, has delivered personal messages of love and encouragement to the many thousands of incarcerated persons being held in the eight state and federal prisons within its broadcast area. Every Monday at 7 p.m., radios...