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School Officials: Bomb threat made at Perry County Central High School

PERRY COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) -The Perry County Public Schools posted on its Facebook page that a bomb threat was made at Perry County Central High School Friday morning.Law enforcement is currently checking the school.School officials said once the building is checked, students will be allowed to return

WYMT.COM - 2018-11-16 09:49:00

Indictment: Hazard woman assaulted grandmother, jail guard

In August, Nicole Payne, 20, of Hazard was arrested on a charge of attempted murder of her grandmother, Debbie Combs.

HAZARD-HERALD.COM - 2018-11-15 11:00:00

Coin toss decides alcohol sales at Buckhorn Lake SP

On Nov. 8, two days after the election, county officials and community members both for and against the change in policy gathered at the Perry County Fiscal Court building to hold the coin toss that would be the tie breaker.

HAZARD-HERALD.COM - 2018-11-15 11:00:00

Following a winter of water issues, Perry County workers prepare for the cold months ahead

Burns worked closely with others during the outage, his church served as one of the distribution points for clean bottled water. He says January's water outage prompted more dialogue between everyone in the county. He, along with many others, have been part of county meetings focused on preventing a


Potluck brings awareness to local agriculture

Community agriculture is vital to any community it's important economically to keep money within an area, to build relationships with other folks, and to really support health in the community," said Kelsey Boit with Community Farm Alliance.

WYMT.COM - 2018-11-16 16:12:00

White Flag policy shelters people from the cold

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) -With winter weather approaching, many shelters and churches across the nation are participating in the White Flag policy.

WYMT.COM - 2018-11-15 16:25:00

Coeburn manager working part time in Castlewood

The contract does not specify how many hours Mullins must work per week. However, it states, “It is recognized that the Employee must devote a great deal of time outside the normal office hours on business for the Employer, and to that end Employee shall be allowed to establish an appropriate work s

COALFIELD.COM - 2018-11-16 05:04:00

A close call: Just one vote decides a Kentucky House race

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) -For an example of how every ballot matters, turn to Mary Beverly Goetz.

WYMT.COM - 2018-11-16 07:38:00

Clay County fugitive wanted by federal authorities - ABC 36 News

CLAY COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Manchester Police Department and the ATF are looking for a man wanted on federal charges.Investigators are looking for 39-year-old John Mosley. They say he is known to be armed.

WTVQ - 2018-11-16 01:03:08

Kentucky picks up commitment from 5-star guard

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT)Kentucky Basketball has snagged a 5-star recruit.Tyrese Maxey who verbally committed to Kentucky back in May made it official by signing a National Letter of Intent, Wednesday.Maxey a 6'3" 185lb guard from South Garland Texas is ranked the number nine prospect in the 2019 class and


Rain, freezing rain possible later today

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) -The weather pattern over the next two days will be wild, so make sure you stay weather aware and have the WYMT Weather app handy to track the rapid changes.


Trail development pays off for Perry County

PERRY COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT)As Eastern Kentucky works on finding ways to bring more money to the region Hazard, and Perry County have been awarded a designation that will give them another weapon.


Clay County woman charged after child found living in horrible conditions, police say

CLAY COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) -Kentucky State Police said they found a child living in horrible conditions in a Clay County home Wednesday night.Nocona Phillips, who was caring for the 10-year-old child, was arrested.Police said there was garbage everywhere in the home and about 20 dogs.The child was remo

WYMT.COM - 2018-11-15 16:21:00

Floyd County Health Department provides vaccines at three-day hepatitis A clinic

The clinic is taking place November 15, 16 and 19 (Thursday, Friday and Monday) from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

WYMT.COM - 2018-11-15 10:58:00

Tree and downed power line block roadway in Hazard

ByWYMT News Staff|Posted:Fri 3:41 PM, Nov 09, 2018|Updated: Fri 4:06 PM, Nov 09, 2018HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) -A tree and downed power line have blocked a roadway in Hazard Thursday afternoon.Hazard Police Department said Skyline Drive near Sun Valley Terrance is blocked.Police said AEP and other crews ar


Donations needed at SecondChance Mission as temperatures drop

Items needed include coats, blankets, tents, sleeping bags, hygiene products, cleaning supplies and diapers.


Two Knox County women elected as officers to the Fifth District Democrat Women

Two Knox County Democrat women have been elected to serve as officers to the Fifth District Democrat Women's Clubs. On November 10, 2018, in Hazard, Kentucky, nine counties in the Fifth District sent representatives from their Democrat Woman's Clubs to meet to elect new officers for 2019-2020.


Officials: KY 15 down to one lane after major rockfall

They said a crew is at the scene to clear the road, however, they said it will take several hours before the road is back open.


6 now charged in Rhoden family murders - The Tribune

George “Billy” Wagner III, 47, Angela Wagner, 48, George Wagner IV, 27, and Edward “Jake” Wagner, 26, of South Webster, are each charged with eight counts of aggravated murder with death penalty specifications. They lived in Peebles at the time of the murders before moving to Alaska. Lexington, Kent


Arrest made in connection to deadly shooting in Leslie Co. - ABC 36 News

ESSIE, Ky. (WTVQ) – Officials say Dustin Stidham, the man wanted in connection with the murder of Paige Murphy, has been arrested.