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Eastern Ky. county struggling with water shortage

INEZ, Ky. (AP) - An eastern Kentucky county is conserving water by shutting it off to residents at night, but some have been without running water for days. About 1,000 people in Martin County were without water for a fifth day on Friday, The Lexington Herald-Leader reported . INEZ, Ky. (AP) - An ea

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Pikeville joins nationwide remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

PIKE COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT)- Big Sandy Community and Technical College held their annual Martin Luther King Jr. Solidarity March Monday morning. Organizers marched down Hambley Boulevard in Pikeville to Pikeville United Methodist Church where they spoke of the message Dr. King shared. The event featur

WYMT.COM - 2018-01-16 01:05:00

Six members, including leader, of eight-member meth ring sentenced

Six members of an eight-member methamphetamine use and trafficking ring, which was led by a former Letcher County resident, were sentenced in Pike Circuit Court Friday to serve at least 10 years in prison. Those six members included alleged ring leader Kelly Bice Jr., 33, of Georgia, formerly of Neo

APPALACHIAN NEWS-EXPRESS - 2018-01-16 10:00:00

County schools online with green energy

GALLIA COUNTY - Gallia County Local Schools are now online producing solar power. Two of the four systems are online and producing power for River Valley Middle and High Schools. "I want to go on record and say that we brought solar power to the county," said Jude Meyers, superintendent. The $3.2 bi

GALLIPOLIS DAILY TRIBUNE - 2018-01-16 01:08:07

Snow chances continue, more frigid air on the way

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - Our WYMT Severe Weather Alert Day continues as another round of snow is headed our way tonight and tomorrow. TodayWe could see some flurries or a brief snow shower this morning, but for the most part, cloudy skies and somewhat warmer conditions are on tap for us today. Highs wi

WYMT.COM - 2018-01-15 12:06:00

Cold temperatures cause churches to close, change hours

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) -- Saturday night into Sunday morning multiple locations in Eastern Kentucky dropped below zero degrees, causing many churches to close. The Bible Baptist Church in Hazard was one of the many churches in the region that took the snow and cold temperatures into consideration. "We

WYMT.COM - 2018-01-14 22:21:00

Mechanics suggest check-ups for cars during the winter

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - As winter weather starts to settle in, mechanics in the area are offering advice for maintaining cars during rain, sleet, and snow. Sandra Lewis says the recent weather conditions have caused problems for many drivers, including herself. "I like the snow, but I do not like the

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Some areas of Mingo affected by boil water advisory

WILLIAMSON - All Mingo County PSD customers are advised to boil their water unless they live in several areas not affected by a water main break that happened late Thursday night. All residents except those in Rawl, Merrimac, Sprigg, Lick Creek, Justice and Delorme are advised to boil their water un

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Winter thaw jams up lake

An ice jam and open water formed near the Northville Bridge crossing the the Great Sacandaga Lake on Saturday. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis) NORTHVILLE - This week's early January thaw created hazardous conditions for visitors and residents in the Northville area where the Sacandaga River flows

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John W. 'Jack' Michell

January 8, 2018 John W. "Jack" Michell, 81, of South Shore Road, Northville died Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, at St. Johnsville Rehabilitation & Nursing Center. He was born in Ozone Park, N.Y. on March 16, 1936, a son of John and Ina Bovee Michell and moved upstate as a child. Jack attended school in Broad

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Man sentenced in Hadley ax murder of wife

BALLSTON SPA -- A man who killed his wife with an ax last year in Hadley was sentenced Friday to 20 years to life in state prison, according to the Saratoga County District Attorney's Office. Michael Norton, 58, pleaded guilty in October to one count of second-degree murder. He admitted to killing S

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-01-15 08:00:00

Gloversville fire chief credits passerbys with saving lives

A furnace fire occurred at this home at 472 N. Main St. in Gloversville at about 8:15 a.m. today. Smokey conditions were reported and both the Gloversville and Johnstown fire departments responded. The fire was put out and no injuries were reported. (The Leader-Herald/Michael Anich) GLOVERSVILLE - C

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Gloversville Police Capt. Scott retires, honored by city

GLOVERSVILLE - Gloversville Police Capt. Michael Scott was recognized by the city last week for his 16 years of service. Dusten Rader/For The Recorder Gloversville Police Capt. Michael Scott is pictured with a proclamation from the city recognizing him for 16 years of service on Thursday at headquar

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Father, son sent to hospital after early morning accident

DEERFIELD - A father and his son were injured in a one-car accident Tuesday, the Oneida County Sheriff's Office said. Tomas Fernandez II, 22, of Gloversville, was heading east on Route 8 when he attempted to make a right turn onto Route 28 and lost control of his vehicle and sliding into a guardrail

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2018-01-16 12:48:11

Kenneth King, Sr.

KING Mr. Kenneth King, Sr., 86, of Lafayette Street, Palatine Bridge, N.Y. passed away, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, at Palatine Nursing Home. Born on Nov. 9, 1931 on Bleeker Street in Gloversville, N.Y., he was the son of Virgil King and Myrtle Smith King. He was a lifelong area resident. Mr. King was

RECORDERNEWS.COM - 2018-01-15 08:00:00

Miss Montgomery County, Miss Fulton County 2018 crowned

Miss Fulton County 2018 and Miss Montgomery County 2018. GLOVERSVILLE - The Miss Fulton County & Miss Montgomery County Scholarship Organization held their 47th annual pageant on Saturday at the Gloversville Middle School. At the event, the board awarded $8,398 in outright scholarships and $5,000 in

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BREAKING: Paramedics rush to scene of rollover in Southeast Las Cruces

LAS CRUCES, NM - A single vehicle rollover was reported in Southeast Las Cruces at Baylor Canyon Road about two miles north of Dripping Springs Road. This is near the Organ Mountains. An ABC-7 photographer at the scene confirms two air ambulances left the scene, meaning two people were likely airli

KVIA - 2018-01-15 21:29:48

Early voting for Las Cruces on $50 million school bond

Early voting is now open to Las Cruces residents on a $50 million public school bond. The bond requests the completion of 24 projects (full list below) including new rooftops, expanded classroom space and new playground equipment for various schools. According to the Las Cruces Sun News, there would

KFOX 14 - 2018-01-16 03:24:32

Hundreds in Las Cruces march to honor Martin Luther King Jr.

Subscribed, but don't have a login? LAS CRUCES - A few hundred people gathered downtown Sunday for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative March. The relatively large crowd gathered at the north end Main Street downtown. Several people spoke before the march, including Las Cruces Mayor Ken M

LAS CRUCES SUN-NEWS - 2018-01-15 19:00:12

Las Cruces MLK Breakfast addresses 'Diversity in the School Systems'

LAS CRUCES - A group of nearly of 300 people, including city, county and state leaders, as well as Las Cruces Public Schools employees, gathered Monday morning to pay tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. during the ninth annual MLK Breakfast at Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces. The theme of this year's brea

LAS CRUCES SUN-NEWS - 2018-01-15 22:00:10