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Bell ringers give back to community
The Christmas holiday season is symbolized by carols and songs of family and hope and goodwill. But another part of the traditional sounds of Christmas is the ringing bell of volunteers with the Salvation Army.
Meth floods Northern Kentucky, cops shut down house: 'To stay there, you had to sell meth'
The recent shutdown of a "meth house" yielding four arrests in Northern Kentucky was just one more sign of a changing drug scene, police say. Crystal methamphetamine is inundating the illicit drug market, and it's predicted to stay a while. Called ice by most users, it's usually quite pure, and its
Lady Jackets hope team chemistry will lead to success
MIDDLESBORO, Ky (WYMT)- The Middlesboro Lady Jackets finished 12-15. The girls are fairly new to each other but have already formed a decent bond which they hope is their key to the success.
Lynn Camp holds off Middlesboro with 50-44 win
LYNN CAMP — Lynn Camp was able to run its win streak to four games after surviving a scare against Middlesboro on Friday. Senior Makenzie Grant led the Lady Wildcats with a game-high 22 points while Bradi Coe added 16 points, and Jada Rogers finished with 10 points to help Lynn Camp (5-2) pull off a
More than 300 children shown love from ROHO
More than 330 underprivileged children from 28 schools in five counties participated in the ROHO Christmas Shopping Spree at the Walmart in Middlesboro yesterday, a local Christmas tradition that has been rising in popularity since 1970.
Kentucky CBD retailers adapt to changing market as Farm Bill awaits signature
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The sounds of string band jamming are just as vibrant as the sights of the colorful crafts lining rack at the Flea Off Market Holiday Bazaar. “A blue one and there’s a yellow one,” Tracy Murray said, as she showed customers her booth called Recyclo Craftz.
Kentucky couple stuck on island with medical emergency
BAHAMAS (WTVQ)- A Kentucky couple is stranded on an island after a medical emergency. According to a Go Fund Me page, friends gifted Rose and Michelle Johnson a cruise to the Bahamas this weekend.
Kentucky is in a $43 billion pension hole. Here are some reasons why
FRANKFORT – In 2000, Kentucky’s public retirement plans were fully funded. Since then, they’ve accumulated nearly $43 billion in debts — making Kentucky’s pension system one of the worst-funded in America.
Kentucky attorney general says he plans to fight federal ruling on Affordable Care Act
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear says he plans to fight a federal judge's ruling on the Affordable Care Act. Friday, a Texas judge ruled the individual coverage mandate within the ACA is unconstitutional, and therefore the rest of the law cannot stand.
4-star WR says he’s “fallen in love with Kentucky”
In a crucial recruiting weekend for Mark Stoops and his staff heading into Wednesday’s early signing deadline, Kentucky hosted many recruits this weekend for official visits.
Claiborne Co. parents concerned over decision to not renew school director's contract
Parents voiced their concerns Thursday after the Claiborne County School Board chose not to renew the current school director's contract. Parents gathered Thursday in Tazewell at the school board meeting to argue in defense of the Claiborne County director of schools, Dr. Joseph Miller.
UPDATE: Claiborne Co. Grand Jury rules not to indict principal
CLAIBORNE COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) -- After an extensive investigation, the Tennessee state Comptroller's Office found a former Claiborne County principal improperly used school employees, funding, and resources for his own personal use.
3 Suffer Injuries In Head-On Crash
Two women suffered suspected major injures in a head-on crash between a pickup truck and car about 5 p.m. Thursday in the 1600 block of Warrensburg Road. A Chevrolet pickup truck driven by 34-year-old David G. Livingston, of Glenwood Drive in Mosheim, was outbound when the truck veered into the oppo
Williamsburg junior Madison Chapman's 3-pointer gives Lady Yellow Jackets' 53-52 win over Corbin
WILLIAMSBURG — Williamsburg’s Madison Chapman has a knack for coming up clutch. She was able to answer the call once again with her team trailing Corbin, 51-50, with less than 30 seconds remaining in regulation. Chapman was able to knock down the game-winning 3-pointer that gave the Lady Yellow Jack
Lily man to face Feb. 5 trial for sexual related charges involving child
LAUREL COUNTY – A jury trial has been set for a Lily man facing multiple sexual related charges involving a child. Brett Eugene Hand, 19, appeared in Knox Circuit Court for a pretrial conference Thursday, where prosecutors asked that a trial date be set in the case. Judge Michael Caperton scheduled
Murder case heads to Grand Jury
The case against a Barbourville man accused of murdering his son will soon go before a Knox County Grand Jury. On Tuesday, December 4, Paul Phipps, 60, returned to the Knox County District Court for an additional hearing. His case was then sent to the Grand Jury. If the Grand Jury finds probable cau
Claiborne hands Hancock County its first loss, 58-54
SNEEDVILLE — Hancock County stumbled out of the gate and never could recover. Claiborne used a first-half surge and third quarter defense to hand the Indians their first loss of the year, 58-54, at Hancock County High School.
Christmas Tour of Homes in Williamsburg brings promise of holiday spirit
WILLIAMSBURG — On Monday and Tuesday the Kiwanis of Williamsburg will host a Christmas Tour of Homes where nine homeowners will welcome guests into the nooks and crannies of their historic Williamsburg homes. True to holiday fashion, the homes will be decorated from floor to ceiling in holiday trim
UPDATE: Remains found in Gray identified as missing Corbin man
The human remains found Monday night in Gray have been identified as a Corbin man, but investigators are still working to determine a cause of death. Kentucky State Police Master Trooper Shane Jacobs, public affairs officer at Post 10 in Harlan, said the deceased is Adam Keith Pinkley, 34, who was r
Report: Former Claiborne High principal had school employees do private work
TAZEWELL, Tenn. (WATE) - The Tennessee Comptroller's Office recently conducted an investigation at Claiborne High School after receiving reports of possible employee misconduct, missing funds and operational deficiencies. They found a number of issues involving the school's former principal, who res