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Pikeville Medical Center looking to fill more than 120 job positions
PIKEVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) -Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) is bringing more jobs to the area.While attending a meeting about transparency between PMC and the media, WYMT staff learned that the center is looking to hire.PMC has more than 120 open positions at this time.We are told these are clinical job p
One killed in house fire in Pike County, Ky.
Late Friday night, three fire crews rushed to a house fire on Road Creek Road in Elkhorn City. Once they were able to knock the fire down, they found a body inside the home, according to a news release from Kentucky State Police.
Man runs through river to avoid police
PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (WYMT) -Police chased a man on foot for about an hour after he stole from a local business.The Prestonsburg Police Department says Rogie Case stole from the business around 10 a.m. Saturday morning and then ran off.Case went through a river and the woods before being caught by poli
Cuffs and Hoses 5K helps raise money for local schools
PIKEVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) -The second annual Cuffs and Hoses kicked off in downtown Pikeville Saturday evening.From police officers to volunteer firefighters and everything in between, many people came out for the event.Cuffs and hoses are two items typically associated with law enforcement and firefigh
Foot chase lasts an hour before police arrest suspect
PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (WSAZ) --Prestonsburg Police say a foot pursuit lasted an hour before they were able to capture a theft suspect Saturday.Police say Rogie D. Case of Martin was taking to the Floyd County Jail on charges of Theft by Unlawful Taking and Fleeing and Evading Police.Police tell WSAZ off
Pikeville High School teacher receives Clements Award
Laura J. Cooley of Pikeville High School, Dustin Ferrell, of Eastern High School, and Amber Sergent, of Woodford County High School, were recognized as the state’s best educators in history and/or civics, were presented the awards by U.S. Archivist David S. Ferriero at a public ceremony held Aug. 9,
Williamson Daily News to change publication schedule beginning Sept. 2
The Williamson Daily NewsWILLIAMSON - Beginning Sept. 2, the Williamson Daily News will publish three days a week instead of five.The Daily News will continue to be published on Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays, but no longer will print Tuesday and Thursday editions.
PPD: Armed man fled police
A Hagerhill man was arrested Tuesday after Paintsville Police Department officers responded to two separate complaints about a man operating a green Dodge Challenger who had, according to one complaint, brandished and fired a weapon while pulled over on the side of a roadway and, another complaint
Haywood and Seals talk about the Pike County Bowl
PIKEVILLE, Ky. - Community Trust Bank and WYMT held the annual luncheon for the upcoming Pike County Bowl (PCB) at the Hilton Garden Inn in Pikeville, Kentucky, and had coaches from all eight teams present to discuss the 2018 bowl.This will be the 34th year of existence for the Bowl since its inaugu
U.S. Marshals undergo process of seizing Eric C. Conn complex
STANVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) -U.S. Marshals and Kentucky State Police are currently at former attorney Eric C. Conn's law complex in Stanville.The marshals tell WYMT they are beginning the process of seizing Conn's law complex. The process may take up to a week to complete.They are also there to make sure
BSCTC Teacher signs copies of novel at Pike County Library
Dr. Phyllis A. Puffer, author of “Adventures of a Traveling Woman,” will be signing copies of her book at the Pike County Public Library on Tuesday, Aug. 21 from 2-5 p.m.Submitted photo
Evening news briefing from CNN
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Elkhorn City Wastewater Treatment Plant nearing completion
The plant, according to Summit Engineering’s Andrew Hildesheim, the project’s engineer, will be able to serve approximately 3,800 residents, more than double the current plant’s capacity.
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.
Prep coaches Seals, Haywood talk Pike County Bowl
PIKEVILLE, Ky. - Community Trust Bank and WYMT held the annual luncheon for the upcoming Pike County Bowl (PCB) at the Hilton Garden Inn in Pikeville, Kentucky, and had football coaches from all eight high school teams present.This will be the 34th year for the bowl since its inaugural games in 1985
Change of plans for Kentucky State Police's Motorcycle Ride for the Island
After the ride, the UMG Company will provide BBQ and there will be live music, all free of charge.
Police: Eastern Kentucky man poops in cruiser after brief pursuit
Police found the vehicle on U.S. 23 driving southbound. When they tried to pull the car over, it turned onto Middle Fork Road and veered into a driveway. When the vehicle came to a stop, officers ordered the driver, Darren Gene Blankenship, to get down on the ground.
Coeburn woman pleads guilty in fatal 2016 crash
A Coeburn woman has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for causing a 2016 crash that killed another woman and injured her children.Samantha Rae Dennis, 36, pleaded guilty Thursday in Wise County Circuit Court to one charge of felony murder in the second degree while in the commission of felony e
Federal and state officers raid Eric C. Conn's law office
STANVILLE, Ky. (WYMT/WSAZ) --U.S. Marshals and Kentucky State Police are currently at former attorney Eric C. Conn's law complex in Stanville.The marshals tell WYMT they are beginning the process of seizing Conn's law complex. The process may take up to a week to complete.They are also there to make
Police: Man arrested while looking for light saber
Charles R. Blankenship, 22, of Pikeville, was arrested and lodged in the Pike County Detention Center. He was charged with public intoxication.