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Paintsville approves new clerk, tourism commissioner
The Paintsville City Council approved several changes to personnel in its regular meeting Monday. In the first, the council approved the nomination of Robin Perry to the position of city clerk, as longtime clerk Virgie Castle is retiring.
PSC offers plan for rural rate cases
The Kentucky Public Service Commission announced this week it is moving forward with a plan to streamline the rate adjustment process for rural electric cooperatives such as Paintsville’s Big Sandy Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation.
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.
Hands and Feet Ministry’s third Winter Joyfest bigger than ever
The Staffordsville-based Hands and Feet Ministry works year-round to help fill the needs of local schools’ youth service centers, but twice a year, they are able to put on a special all-day event for the kids themselves.
Fiscal Court signs on to black lung resolution, hears from firefighters
In the last regular meeting of the Johnson County Fiscal Court for longtime Judge-Executive R. T. “Tucker” Daniel, Commissioner Paul Daniel and Commissioner Darren Gamble, the court took care of regular monthly business and joined numerous other local counties in signing onto the Kentuckians for the
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.
Elijah James commits to Kentucky
Kentucky bolsters its defensive line depth with a JUCO lineman. The Kentucky Wildcats have scored a junior college Yahtzee. On Sunday, Elijah James announced his commitment to Kentucky:
KY WFO JACKSON Warnings, Watches, and Advisories
WFO JACKSON Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Saturday, December 15, 2018. The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has issued a. Martin County in northeastern Kentucky...
Kentucky road to be closed for repairs
FLEMINGSBURG, Ky. - A portion of Ky. 3294 between Catlettsburg and Cannonsburg Road will be temporarily closed beginning Monday for roadway and drainage repairs, according to a news release from the Kentucky Department of Highways.
Tigers roll past Powell County, 86-55
PAINTSVILLE — Paintsville prevailed in its home opener on Tuesday night, rolling past visiting Powell County 86-55. With the win, Paintsville improved to 2-2. Powell County slipped to 0-5 with the loss.
Kentucky's hepatitis A outbreak surpasses 3,000 cases
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Kentucky health officials say more than 3,000 cases of hepatitis A have been reported in an outbreak that has entered its second year. WKYT-TV reports Kentucky Department for Public Health statistics show 19 people have died in the outbreak. Patients have been hospitalized in
Kentucky Artisan Center café employee diagnosed with Hepatitis A
BEREA, Ky. (WDKY) — The Kentucky Artisan Center in Berea has issued a statement after an employee at the center’s Café and Grill tested positive for Hepatitis A. According to the center, the employee informed management that they felt sick on Tuesday, and was sent home. The employee went to see a do
Kentucky man now charged with 3 murders, shooting at lawman
A man accused of shooting at a state police trooper rushing to the scene of a triple slaying has been charged in the murders of an eastern Kentucky couple and their adult son, police said Thursday.
Fatal crash in Pike County
PIKEVILLE, Ky. – One person was killed Thursday afternoon in a Pike County crash. It happened around 3pm near the intersection of U-S 119, commonly known as Buckley’s Creek Road, and Adams Road. Kentucky State Police confirmed to EKB News that one person was killed. The road was closed for several h
How has nobody caught the cow in Prestonsburg?
Nobody can catch an Eastern Kentucky cow that has roamed the streets of Prestonsburg for almost a week. Described as “a very active cow,” the heifer is believed to have made the trek from Johnson County to Floyd County. The mobile bovine started showing up on security cameras Sunday night. Even more
Teenagers taken to hospital after deadly crash in Pikeville
PIKEVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ)- There was a deadly collision on U.S. 119 in Pikeville Thursday afternoon, according to State Police. Investigators say the driver of a car heading north was killed after crossing the median and colliding head-on with another car.
KRDHD: Hepatitis A fight will take community effort
As the county faces quickly growing numbers of confirmed hepatitis A cases, the Kentucky River District Health Department is actively working on intervention strategies to combat the spread of the disease.
Lawrence judge Cooper prepares for retirement
IRONTON — Lawrence County Common Pleas Judge Charles "Chuck" Cooper has spent some 40 years at the Lawrence County Courthouse, but he isn't quite ready to put down his gavel yet.
Dingess man charged with stealing car
GRAND LARCENY: Gary Followay, 32, of Dingess was arrested and charged with grand larceny and attempted burglary on Nov. 26 by the West Virginia State Police. TFC J.J. Dean investigated an attempted break-in by kicking the front door but was unsuccessful.