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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.
Pikeville commission candidates take stage
The six candidates for the Pikeville City Commission are pictured, from left, Pat McNamee, Steve Hartsock, Allison Powers, Kim May-Downey, Bob Shurtleff and Matt Corbin. The candidates took part in an information and question-and-answer forum Monday hosted by the News-Express at the East Kentucky Ex
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
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.
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
Man arrested for attempted murder of his wife in Marmet
Police say they were called to Masker's home on Maryland Avenue for reports of a person who had attempted suicide. When they arrived, Police say Masker charged at the officer, but later surrendered.
Music, vendors and free hugs; First gay pride festival coming to Pikeville
TheHerald-Leaderreports the festival is planned for Saturday afternoon in Pikeville City Park. There will be music, a drag show, vendors and speakers. There will even be a "free hugs" booth.
Certified Firearms Instructors say it's important to know gun safety for all situations
BARBOURVILLE, Ky. (WYMT)-Matt Ramsey is a Certified Firearms Instructor and says while people may get firearms certifications and permits, it is important to know more than basic knowledge on guns.Ramsey says he teaches several courses such as Kentucky Concealed Carry Deadly Weapons (KCCDW), Kentuck
Pete Davidson reveals pain of Ariana Grande split
The 24-year-old comedian continued: "You're like, 'Ah, that f***ing poor kid. Hope he doesn't kill himself.'"
Letcher County man found dead in pond - ABC 36 News
LETCHER COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- A death investigation is underway after a Letcher County man was found dead in a pond.State Police say 60-year-old Darrell Maggard of Linefork drove his van into a pond on his neighbor’s property.
UPDATE: Kentucky woman facing 20-plus charges after Wise County chase
A Pike County, Kentucky woman is facing a total of 27 charges stemming from ahigh speed chaseThursday in Wise County, Virginia .
Deputies: Mom under the influence crashes into river with kids in back seat
LOGAN COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) --A mom is in jail, accused of driving under the influence and crashing with her two young kids in the back seat.A 911 call came in around 6:30 p.m. Thursday about a car accident. It happened on Route 17 in Ethel, West Virginia.When deputies got on scene, they found the ve
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.
Doctor accused of working while drunk at Hazard ARH, suspended from practicing in Kentucky
Splan, who specializes in internal medicine, currently lives and works in Virginia but was working at the Hazard ARH in April when the incident allegedly happened.
Kids on board bus when it crashed in Perry County - ABC 36 News
Car Crashes into Super MercadoPERRY COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- Two dozen kids were on board a bus Friday afternoon when it crashed in Perry County.According to the Sheriff’s Office, the Knott County school bus crashed at 4:02 p.m. on Highway 15 in Perry County.- Advertisement -Deputies say the bus dodged a
KYCOM student, Pike natives chosen as finalists for Big Blue Wedding Giveaway
A Pike County couple is seeking support after learning that they have been selected as one of two finalist couples in the $30,000 Ultimate Big Blue Wedding Giveaway.Katie Thacker and Mason Johnson, both of Pike County, entered the sweepstakes a few months ago after seeing the contest posted online.“
Six charged in drug smuggling scheme
PIKEVILLE, Ky. – The Pike County Grand Jury has indicted six people in a scheme to smuggle drugs into the Pike County Detention Center. Two weeks ago, we told you about four people who were initially charged with promoting contraband after security cameras captured a failed attempt by inmates to l
High-speed chase injures driver, state trooper
WISE — A highway chase involving dozens of police vehicles ended around noon on northbound U.S. 23 just outside of Wise.The pursuit from Pound, past Norton and back to Wise left a Virginia state trooper injured, sent the driver of a stolen vehicle to the hospital and damaged several police vehicles.
Pikeville Elementary Shows Appreciation To EMS
Local police and fire departments were treated to lunch Wednesday at Pikeville Elementary School, as a show of the school’s appreciation.Students and staff took the time yesterday morning to thank local first responders who work to protect them, both at the school and in their community. Pikeville E
North Texas parents raise money for Pike County Central's marching band
PIKEVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) -Band parents from Prosper, Texas, and beyond, are reaching out to help the Pike County Central High School's marching band.They lost $3,700 in a clothing order with no uniforms to show for it.Anne Skaehill says she and many others felt called to help by creating a GoFundMe acc