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JCSO searching for suspects indicted on drug charges
According to Price, four of the 13 individuals included in the round-up are already in custody, including: Maria Crum, 43, of Salyersville; Raymond K. Roman, 44, of East Point; Alvin C. Ratliff Jr., 35, of Salyersville; and Alexandria Cole, 25, of Salyersville.
Wind knocks out power to thousands across region
According to the AEP outage map, more than 14,000 customers were without power in Kanawha County at 10:45 p.m.
Paintsville, Johnson County gearing up for Halloween fun
Paintsville Tourism, Paintsville Main Street, the Van Lear Historical Society and more groups are preparing for a full spate of Halloween activities across Johnson County.
Woman charged in DUI crash with kids in vehicle
ETHEL - A vehicle crash Thursday evening landed a woman in police custody after she was allegedly found to be driving under the influence with two of her children in the vehicle.It happened about 6:30 p.m. on W.Va. 17 at Ethel on Thursday. Logan County 911 Dispatch received a call about a wreck in t
Officials hold first Pikeville Pride Celebration
More than one hundred people packed into the park for live music, drag shows, face painting, and even free hugs.
Study says Johnson County overdose deaths on the decline
In the past four years, Johnson County and other Eastern Kentucky counties saw a sharp decline in the rate of drug overdose deaths, even as statewide rates for Kentucky continue to climb, according to a tool created by a social research team.
Apartments destroyed in Rowan County fire
Then, the woman says when she re-entered her apartment, she was met by a large cloud of black smoke, and intense heat that singed her robe and some of her hair.
Paintsville's Megan Taylor earns Player of the Week honors
PAINTSVILLE, Ky (WYMT)-As the Paintsville Tigers enter the 15th Regional Volleyball Tournament as defending champs, they return senior leader Megan Taylor."Megan has been a starter for me since her seventh-grade year," said Paintsville Volleyball Head Coach, Dawn Kinner. "So being the four-year capt
First triplets born at PMC in 17 years
"Anytime we have a new baby born at PMC we celebrate, because they are all special," said PMC Chief Nursing Officer Michelle Rainey. "Three babies born to one mother is something that does not happen very often. I am proud of the physicians and staff for the exceptional care they gave this family. T
Paintsville discusses USACE flood mitigation project
Runyon said a fourth possible alternative, a “nonstructural” alternative, would include property buyouts, flood-proofing, relocating and elevating existing properties.
Troopers: Letcher County man finds neighbor's body in pond
Troopers learned 60-year-old Darrell Eugene Maggard, of Linefork, drove his van into the pond sometime the night before.
Bulldogs fall at home to Paintsville
In a game that came down to the final minute, the Paintsville Tigers were able to pull off a miraculous win, clawing past the Hazard Bulldogs 38-37.
Viola Davis says The Help is a 'missed opportunity'
Viola Davis considers 'The Help' to be a "missed opportunity".The Oscar-winning actress starred alongside the likes of Emma Stone, Octavia Spencer, Bryce Dallas Howard and Jessica Chastain in the 2011 movie, which tells the story of a young white woman and her relationship with two black maids.Viola
Magoffin man charged with indecent exposure
According to the arrest citation issued by the Paintsville Police Department, at approximately 1:40 a.m. on October 12, Michael Lee Oney, 36, of Salyersville, was allegedly passed out in the driver’s seat of a white Ford Escape parked in Walmart’s parking lot with the emergency flashers on. The keys
Inmates chip away large hole in the wall
Big Sandy Regional Detention Center Administrator F.D. Pete Fitzpatrick released a notice on Tuesday explaining that around 2 p.m. Monday, October 15 correctional officers at the jail discovered a hole that had been knocked through a cinderblock wall by inmates, presumably in an attempt to escape fr
Inmates Dig Hole in Wall at Big Sandy Regional Detention Center
PAINTSVILLE, KY (WOWK) - Multiple inmates dug a hole in a wall at Big Sandy Regional Detention Center in an attempted escape.Around 2 PM on October 15th, 2018 Correctional Officers at the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center discovered a hole that had been knocked through a cinder block wall by inmat
Title reservations with six: Paintsville prevails over Raceland, 6-0
“Three trips into the red zone, if I’m not mistaken,” Salmons said. “Two turnovers in or close to the red zone. We weren’t very efficient even though we had it several times with favorable downs. We had mental breakdowns or penalties. We didn’t put our best foot forward against a good football team.
Several people arrested on drug possession charges
IRONTON — The following information was compiled from Lawrence County Sheriff's Office reports:BURGLARY: A 26-year-old Kitts Hill area woman reported earlier this month that someone stole a .25 caliber weapon valued at $200 from her residence.DRUG POSSESSION: After receiving a call about a man who k
Six people busted for overnight burglary
BARBOURSVILLE - There were 36 people arrested overnight and booked in West Virginia's Regional Jails.Locally, in Barboursville, there were 10 people booked overnight. Seven of those people were booked on felony charges. Six of those people were brought in after Cabell County authorities busted a bur
David Beckham wants his children to follow his example
The 43-year-old retired soccer star - who has kids Brooklyn, 19, Romeo,16, Cruz, 13, and Harper, seven, with his wife Victoria - is proud of his reputation for working hard and David hopes that his children follow his example.