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Pikeville man arrested on drug trafficking, gun charges

Pikeville Police Department displays controlled substances, weapons and cash that was seized during the Wednesday arrest of Christopher E. Parsons, 33, of Road Fork. Parsons was arrested on weapons and drug-trafficking charges, as well as a warrant for assaulting an officer following a joint effort

APPALACHIAN NEWS-EXPRESS - 2017-11-18 10:00:00

PPD: Pike man located, arrested after high-speed chase

A routine shoplifting call that police said turned into a high-speed chase and a late-night search on Thursday resulted in the Friday morning arrest of a Pike County man. Pikeville Police responded to a shoplifting situation at Walmart on Thursday night, when the alleged shoplifter, Mitchel Looney,

APPALACHIAN NEWS-EXPRESS - 2017-11-18 10:00:00

Former state rep facing new federal charges

A former Pike County state representative, currently serving a federal sentence related to bribery was indicted this week on new charges related to allegations he falsified insurance paperwork for his former business. W. Keith Hall, 58, who served as the state representative for the 93rd District fr

APPALACHIAN NEWS-EXPRESS - 2017-11-18 10:00:00

Band with local ties topping bluegrass charts

A bluegrass band with Magoffin ties is receiving industry-wide recognition, with a song at the top of the charts. The Eastern Kentucky-rooted band, Hammertowne, may be known by some as a "local band," however, they are making waves within the bluegrass music industry, touring all over the country, a


Beckett discusses winter-time fire safety

For The Logan Banner LOGAN - The recent cold weather that has hit the area has caused many folks to break out the space heaters and to fire up the fireplaces and kerosene heaters, too. But a little bit of thought towards safety can go a long way towards avoiding a disaster, notes Logan Fire Chief Sc

LOGAN BANNER - 2017-11-17 05:01:00

Valet, Beckett discuss fire, police pensions

Photo by JD Charles Logan City Council gave first reading to a revised ordinance on shoplifting, during a meeting Tuesday, Nov. 14. By JD CHARLES For The Logan Banner LOGAN - A substantial portion of this week's meeting of the Logan City Hall was taken up discussing the switchover to how the pension


Kayak quarrels and curfew questions:

The room was packed to capacity during Tuesday's meeting of the Elkhorn City Council, as the community came together to discuss recent issues with the town's tourism efforts. Recent "miscommunications" during the annual Russell Fork Rendezvous caused an uproar in the city, after Elkhorn City's polic


Bears oust Bluefield, 83-67

BLUEFIELD, Va. - A mismatch physically led to the 14th-ranked University of Pikeville men's basketball team routing Bluefield 83-67 on its home court on Tuesday. While the Bears had little trouble attacking the rim, leading to a 64.2 percent showing from the field, the Rams (1-1) struggled on offens


South Glens Falls man accused of stalking, vandalism

SOUTH GLENS FALLS - Police have charged a South Glens Falls man with a felony and misdemeanor for allegedly stalking a woman and vandalizing her vehicle. Cordell F. Johnson, 49, of Main Street, was charged Thursday, accused of spray painting the woman's car and repeatedly following, "harassing" and

POST-STAR - 2017-11-17 21:17:00

Police: Man used stolen debit card

GLENS FALLS -- A Lake Luzerne man was charged with a felony Wednesday for allegedly using a stolen debit card, police said. Colby S. King, 34, was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property after an investigation by Glens Falls Police into the use of a stolen card at a store i

POST-STAR - 2017-11-18 11:19:00

Families team to offer spectator bus to Glens Falls football game

Buy Now Glens Falls quarterback Joseph Girard III scrambles for a touchdown during the second quarter of their Nov. 10 Class B state quarterfinal game against Gouverneur. No. 1-ranked Glens Falls (11-0) and fifth-ranked Pleasantville (10-1) square off for the second straight year Saturday at 3 p.m.

POST-STAR - 2017-11-17 17:28:00

Glens Falls woman sentenced in drug case

FORT EDWARD -- A Glens Falls woman who was arrested last year for possessing heroin, cocaine and marijuana in Kingsbury has been sentenced to probation Tammy A. Reed-Corson, 55, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a felony, in connection with a traffic stop


Debate over Warren County attorney hiring gets heated

QUEENSBURY - Warren County supervisors voted Friday to hire a new county attorney after an ugly debate over whether the process was being rushed and the county didn't do a thorough enough search. Mary Kissane, the county's acting attorney, was appointed to a two-year term after a split vote that saw

POST-STAR - 2017-11-18 19:45:00

Shen girls advance to 1st-ever state final

STAN HUDY - SHUDY@DIGITALFIRSTMEDIA.COMShenendehowa senior Nicole Adams (11) jumps for joy along with teammate Hannah Feit (2) and Maddy Frutchey (left) after securing a spot in Sundays NYS Class AA championships at the Cool Insuring Arena in Glens Falls. By Stan Hudy, The Saratogian STAN HUDY

SARATOGIAN - 2017-11-18 05:00:00

Parolee arrested on burglary, drug possession charges

A former Ticonderoga man on parole for burglary has been arrested on charges of possessing drugs and a stolen 2016 Chevrolet Silverado, according to State Police. Cody J. Taylor, 25, was found inside the truck in a Taco Bell parking lot after Queensbury troopers received word of two stolen vehicles

TIMES UNION - 2017-11-18 18:51:29

Letter to the editor: Queensbury voters thanked for support

I am humbled by the support all of the Queensbury voters have shown me on Election Day. A record 5,055 votes for merely doing my job the very best I can. I do my homework, listen to all sides and vote accordingly. I am proud of the fact that I challenge any resolution that hurts or hinders good soli

POST-STAR - 2017-11-18 05:00:00

Norris Square evacuates rooms Nov. 11 due to vehicle fire

A fire in the underground Norris Square garage Nov. 11 led to evacuations to keep residents clear of smoke. Firefighters responded to the scene around noon, finding a car burning near the facility's stairwell, District Fire Chief Al Beasley said. READ MORE:Woodbury's biggest fan: Lanners dies at 64


Passing down a soldier' story

In what promises to become a staple amongst Veterans Day programs celebrated around the City of New Richmond, Friday Memorial Library presented its third annual Veteran's Round Table on Thursday, Nov. 9 at the New Richmond Civic Center. Veterans Chuck Mehls, Sam King, Ron Ramos and Russ Donaghue alo

NEW RICHMOND NEWS - 2017-11-18 11:00:00

Third-graders perform with professional opera singers

Opera for the Young, a touring company that brings live, professional opera to elementary school audiences, recently performed an adaptation of Antonn Dvok's famous opera, "Rusalka," or better known as "The Little Mermaid." The opera company performed for third-graders in the school district Oct. 27

NEW RICHMOND NEWS - 2017-11-19 02:00:00

Authorities respond to 2-car crash in town of Troy

A New Richmond man was hospitalized and a Hudson teenager was checked for injuries after their cars collided Friday afternoon in the town of Troy. St. Croix County Sheriff Scott Knudson said a 43-year-old New Richmond man sustained non-life threatening injuries in the crash, which occurred at about

HUDSON STAR-OBSERVER - 2017-11-17 23:36:00