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Police: Man wouldn't pull over car because he had to use the bathroom
PAINTSVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) -A man was arrested after he refused to pull over for police and then defecated in the back of a cruiser.Tuesday, Paintsville Police received calls of a man in a green Dodge Challenger on the side of the road. The callers said the man fired a gun in the air and later at a pic
Hale hired as Big Sandy ADD director
The district’s board of directors made the decision during a special meeting on Monday, Aug. 13, voting unanimously to accept the recommendation of the board’s executive committee.
Tribute to the River brings the ‘boom’ - The Point Pleasant Register
Last year, fireworks were added to the itinerary of the festival. People have been given the opportunity to be a sponsor of this event by purchasing a “boom,” which is one of the rockets of the fireworks show. Each boom costs $25 explained Jack Fowler, Point Pleasant River Museum director, and peopl
Farmers Market to move for rally - The Tribune
Will be in front of old Memorial HallSince the 15th annual Rally on the River begins Thursday and is set up on Second Street in Ironton, including Market Square, the Ironton Farmers Market will be changing its location this Friday and Saturday.The vendors will set up in front of the old Memorial Hal
Police: Man arrested after punching woman and hitting her with pistol
PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (WYMT) -A man was arrested after police said he assaulted a woman.Prestonsburg Police Department officers say on Saturday, a woman came to the department and asked to talk to officers about her mother being assaulted by her mother's boyfriend.They say the woman told them she woke-u
Police find over $6,000 in counterfeit money and drugs during traffic stop
Cody Carroll, 22, is charged with DUI, possession of a controlled substance, drug paraphernalia possession and criminal possession of a forged instrument.
Wayland couple held at gunpoint during robbery, police say
A Floyd County man is behind bars, after police allege he broke into a home in Wayland, held two people at gunpoint, stole their guns and vehicle and fled.
Smith Chevrolet bats for RV Summer League - The Point Pleasant Register
“Playing in the game of baseball helps kids develop skills like leadership, cooperation and sportsmanship while bringing families and communities together to show their support,” said Cindy Epling for Smith Chevrolet. “Smith Chevrolet and Chevrolet Youth Baseball were proud to participate in a sport
Paintsville Council leaves taxes, tourism commission unchanged
“Just curious, I was just going to ask, when is the last time that we actually raised it?” Councilman Shawn Thompson asked. “It’s been 10-plus years ago. I just want people to know we haven’t raised taxes on it, 10 years at least.”
Hillbillies have beef on the offensive line
The man in the middle for Man is Tanner Beckett, a senior, who returns to his starting center post. Junior Blake Griffin also returns as a starter.
Fire claims abandoned house in Pikeville
The Pikeville 911 Center received a call just after 11:30 Monday night of a structure fire on Jay Street. According to a statement from Pikeville Public Safety, when firefighters arrived on the scene, flames were exiting the roof.
Mountain Parkway Expansion Progress Report – August 2018
Throughout this approximately 8-mile section through Wolfe, Morgan and Magoffin Counties, workers are continuing clearing, excavation and construction with minimal impacts to traffic on the Mountain Parkway.
KSP Run Signal 9 5K just around the corner
PRESTONSBURG, Ky. – Summer may be ending, but officials with Kentucky State Police Post 9 are already looking ahead to Christmas. EKB News Reporter Shannon Deskins brings us a preview of the upcoming Run Signal 9 5K that will raise money for the annual KSP Shop with a Trooper event.
Convicted sex offender indicted on similar charges
In 2009, Joshua E. Hubbard, 36, of Lequire Road, Pinsonfork, was given a five-year probated sentence and ordered to be included on the Kentucky Sex Offender Registry for his conviction on a charge of first-degree sexual abuse.
Union workers at Special Metals to vote on proposed contract
HUNTINGTON - Union workers with Special Metals in Huntington are expected to be back on the job soon after overwhelmingly voting to accept a contract offer made by the company.Members of the United Steel Workers of America met Monday to review and vote on the proposed contract offer. Union officials
VIDEO: Eastern Kentucky girl doesn't let bone disorder keep her from following her dreams
SHELBIANA, Ky. (WYMT) -Her bones may break easily, but one little girl from Pike County isn't letting her disorder break her spirit.With pointed toes, a pink tutu and boundless enthusiasm, three-year-old Milam Staggs is a ballerina on wheels. She takes classes at The Dance Gallery, where she glides
Man accused of robbing couple at gunpoint
Troopers searched the area of Old Dwale School Rd. and found Zackery Howard, 26, of Prestonsburg, hiding in a garage at a home.
Testing continues in case of Pikeville officer’s death
PIKEVILLE, Ky. (KT) – Tests for ballistics, DNA analysis and fingerprinting are ongoing in a case in which a Pikeville man is accused of capital murder in connection to the March death of Pikeville Police Officer Scotty Hamilton, the Appalachian News Express reported.
SilverLiner set to open in November, could begin taking orders next week
PIKEVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) --We have an update on SilverLiner, the tanker truck production company opening in Enterprise Industrial Park in Pikeville later this year.
Husband, wife robbed at gunpoint with their own guns
According to television stationWYMT, 26-year-old Zachary Howard was arrested on multiple charges after getting into the home, taking 2 pistols from the couple living there, and then took off in their car.