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Public hearing planned on proposed Kentucky park upgrades

OLIVE HILL, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Parks will hold a public hearing this month to get feedback on a proposal for campground improvements at Carter Caves State Resort Park.


95-year-olds know the secret of love

Ask Verlin and Garnett Qualls about the secret to a strong marriage and the answer is quite simple. “Work as hard as you can,” said Garnett, who’s affectionately known as Granny. “That’s what we did.”


This Week in the Tri-State

1 p.m. — Ashland Table Tennis Club, Kyova Mall, U.S. 60, Cannonsburg. 5 p.m. — International Folklanders Dance Group, Folk Dance House, Ponderosa Estates. For more information, call (606) 928-9372.


Internet Crimes Against Children investigation leads to arrest of Boyd County man

ASHLAND, Ky. (WCHS/WVAH) — A Boyd County man who was arrested Saturday is facing multiple felony charges following an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation.


KYTC funding discussed by fiscal court

VANCEBURG — Road repairs and updated funding mechanisms for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet were recently discussed by Lewis County Fiscal Court members. A resolution to support the modernization of the Kentucky Department of Transportation funding mechanisms was discussed and approved by the fi


Kittens charge back, West Carter holds on

The above six-letter word was an accurate description of Tuesday’s Ashland-West Carter girls basketball game at John “Hop” Brown Court, a contest in which the Lady Comets almost blew two large leads before hanging on, 62-57.


Families say goodbye as Kentucky National Guardsmen deploy overseas

FRANKFORT, Ky (WKYT) - Families gathered in Frankfort on Saturday to tell their loved ones goodbye as they were headed overseas. WKYT reports nearly 60 Kentucky Guard Aviation Soldiers were headed to the Middle East.


Emergency 911 lines down in Kentucky community

CARTER COUNTY, Ky (WSAZ) - Emergency 911 lines are down for the Olive Hill community in Carter County, Kentucky. If you are in need of 911 assistance you are urged to call (606)-315-8757 or (606)-315-9033. It is not known when the lines will become operational again.


Kentucky's Concealed Carry Bill Allows People To Carry Weapons Without Training Or Permits

On the one year anniversary of one of America's deadliest school shooting, state lawmakers in Kentucky advanced a bill that would legalize permitless carry. The bill, which passed the Kentucky state Senate 29-8 on Thursday, would allow those legally able to possess a gun to carry a concealed weapon


Kentucky man credited for saving Black Bear Cub

HARLAN COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man from Kentucky is getting credit for helping rescue a black bear cub. The 13 year old bear cub weighing in at 10 pounds. The Appalachian Bear Rescue says the bear was found by a group of people in Black Mountain in south eastern Kentucky.


Lead feet for Boyd, West: Lady Lions push pedal to floor on road, 93-79

OLIVE HILL As Roy Wright ran past the midcourt media table at John “Hop” Brown Court during a transition play in a frenetic first quarter on Thursday night, he couldn’t help sharing an observation.


Preparing for future, Braidy purchases $1 million land at golf course

ASHLAND, Ky. (KT) - Braidy Industries, while still seeking funding for its $1.7 billion aluminum rolling mill, has acquired land in Greenup County for neighborhood developments.


Women's Hoops Defeats Eastern Kentucky

"A lot of positive things to take away from this win," said Morehead State head coach Greg Todd following the win over his alma mater. "It's always good to beat your rival and I thought we handled the emotion of a rivalry game well and came in prepared today to play our game and get the win."


Maze responds to additional Judical Conduct Commission charge

A Rowan County judge has responded to new charges from the Judicial Conduct Commission. Beth Maze is Circuit Court Judge for Kentucky's 21st Judicial Circuit consisting of Bath, Menifee, Montgomery, and Rowan counties. Maze is currently on paid administrative leave pending charges from the Judicial


Local man talks about surviving 2 heart attacks

ASHLAND Michael DiLuvio of Lawrence County had no idea he was having a heart attack. His wife, Martha, said his behavior was unusual that day in 2010. “He kept leaning over and trying to find a position to be comfortable,” she said.


Man from Louisa charged with sodomy and rape of teenager

LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) -- A man is facing several sex crime charges for allegedly assaulting a teenager. Robert Jackson, 36, of Louisa, is charged with six counts of second-degree rape and six counts of second-degree sodomy.


Police warn of scams in area

- VANCEBURG — Two local police departments are warning of area scams. In Lewis County, Sheriff Johnny Bivens is warning residents about the Publisher’s Clearing House telephone scam in which callers tell residents they have won the sweepstakes, but must send money for fees and taxes in order to coll


Rowan business to be featured on TV

A Rowan County business will be featured on Monday’s episode of “The Good Doctor” on prime time television. Guest starring will be eight reborn dolls purchased for use on the show from the Little Dreamers Reborn Nursery & Boutique, 6660 US 60 West, owned by Charlotte Meadows and Karen Hutchinson.


Jail release leads to dismissal

Boyd County Jailer William Hensley said a jail employee has been dismissed from their position after an inmate was mistakenly released from custody earlier this week. At 5:16 a.m. Tuesday inmate James Robert Brewer was inadvertently released from the county jail. Brewer was in custody on charges of


Man indicted for sexual abuse in Lewis

- VANCEBURG — A Garrison man was recently indicted by a Lewis County grand jury on charges of sexual abuse. Ben Joe Carver, 48, is charged with two counts of first-degree sexual abuse. According to the indictment, on two separate instances, around Nov. 1, 2018 and Dec. 4, 2018, Carver allegedly subj