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A welder in Kentucky made a homemade replica of the throne in 'Game of Thrones'

(CNN) — Spoiler alert: a welder in Kentucky and his new wife will sit on the Iron Throne at the end of this season of "Game of Thrones." Except this iron throne is made out of aluminum.


Police: Body found on Paintsville Golf Course

PAINTSVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) - Kentucky State Police say a death investigation is underway after a body was found on the Painstville Golf Course. Police say the body of a man was found on Saturday just after 6 p.m.


Two arrested after argument at gas station

SALYERSVILLE – Two were arrested arguing at a local gas station, then leaving a child behind at the store as they fled in different cars. On Friday, April 12, Salyersville Police Department Officer Tracy Salyer was dispatched to a verbal argument in the Double Kwik parking lot. He was advised a male


Man exposes himself during a traffic stop

SALYERSVILLE – A Lexington man allegedly exposed himself to a police officer while being a passenger in a vehicle getting a citation. On Monday, April 15, Salyersville Police Department Officer Mike Nickels pulled over a vehicle for a traffic stop on Parkway Drive. When he walked up to the vehicle,


Kentucky detention center escapee recaptured

GREENVILLE, Ky. -- An escapee from a Kentucky detention center is caught. Kentucky State Police reported Saturday that 25-year-old Nicholas Shane Barbre, of Greenville, escaped the Muhlenberg County Detention Center at around 4:15 p.m. Friday. They say he left from a rear door of the facility.


Lemaster pleads not guilty to murder

PRESTONSBURG – The driver of a fatal Floyd County crash that killed a Salyersville woman pleaded not guilty to murder on Monday. Elizabeth Sue Lemaster, 41, of Meally, pleaded not guilty on April 15. She was indicted in March on charges related to a two-vehicle collision that occurred on May 23, 201


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Kentucky Trip Is Happening With Or Without Her GOP Colleague

Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez doesn't appear to be bothered by the fact that Republican Rep. Andy Barr has walked back his invitation to show her around his home state. In fact, a spokesperson for the freshman congresswoman recently told CNN that Ocasio-Cortez still plans to visit Kentuck


Magoffin County among 32 Awarded Top “Gold” Status in Legends Campaign for Organ Donation

Magoffin County’s Circuit Clerk received top statewide recognition for outstanding efforts to increase education about organ donation. These offices went the extra mile in supporting the mission of saving lives through organ and tissue donation and will receive additional acknowledgment during the G


Local journalist awarded East Kentucky Leadership for Media and Technology

(WYMT) - For Jamie Lucke, it has been a journey that has taken her across the Commonwealth of Kentucky to Across the Atlantic Ocean, but through her more than 40-year career in Journalism, Jamie Lucke has never lost sight of where she is from.


Trump declares disaster after Kentucky storms

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump authorized the declaration of a disaster for severe weather events across Kentucky from Feb. 6 through March 10 of this year, including the Johnson County flooding Feb. 23.


Deadline To Register To Vote In Kentucky Primary Elections Is Monday

Monday is the deadline to register to vote in Kentucky’s primary elections this year, which include races for governor, state attorney general and a handful of other statewide offices.


Eastern Kentucky man faces 50 child porn charges following search warrant

WAYLAND, Ky. (WKYT) - An eastern Kentucky man is behind bars after investigators say he was in possession of child pornography. Kentucky State Police arrested Kyle McKay McFaddin, 25, of Wayland and charged him with 50 counts of possession of matter portraying a minor in a sexual performance.


Kentucky doctor shortage predicted to worsen

Next month, the University of Kentucky College of Medicine-Bowling Green campus inaugural class of 30 students will complete their first year. The four-year medical school, which will eventually host 120 students annually, was designed through a partnership between UK, Western Kentucky University an


Recipes for the Kentucky Derby

Cream sauce (cream, butter, salt, nutmeg) ½ cup of parmesan cheese (plus extra for garnish) 1. In a saucepan over med-high heat melt the butter and then add the flour to make a roux.


Nearly 700 people pack the campgrounds for an egg-citing time

FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT)- Jenny Wiley State Park teamed up with the City of Prestonsburg to host an annual Easter egg hunt Saturday morning. Many kids love the holiday for multiple reasons.


Paving begins on Buffalo Creek Road

MAN - Drivers in the Man and Buffalo Creek area will soon be able to cruise smoother roads. Crews began paving the roads there Thursday. The roads are notorious for large, deep potholes, and the problem of safety comes into play as well, with coal trucks often swerving to avoid the potholes.


WV Culinary Team: Turkey Devonsire vs. Kentucky Hot Brown

Many West Virginians know and love their southern Kentucky neighbor’s iconic Hot Brown sandwich, but our northern neighbor, Pennsylvania, boasts a lesser-known rival — the Turkey Devonshire.


Kentucky Derby favorite Omaha Beach misses morning workout

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WKYT) -- A combination of bad weather and a quarter crack problem kept Kentucky Derby favorite Omaha Beach off the Churchill Downs track Saturday morning. The Kentucky Derby is exactly two weeks away and Omaha Beach trainer Richard Mandella says it's all about making sure the horse


PCHS Biomedical Science Students Present at Kentucky Chapter of the American Physiological Society

Five PCHS Biomedical Science students were selected to present scientific posters at the Kentucky Chapter of the American Physiological Society meeting on Saturday, March 23 at Northern Kentucky University. Laila Cook won 1st place in high school oral presentations with her project, titled "Gross an


High Speed Chase Leads To One Arrest

Floyd County, KY — A high-speed chase in Floyd County Wednesday night resulted in one person arrested. According to authorities, Chief Kenny Stidham with the Martin Police Department attempted to make a traffic stop on a motorcycle on KY-80 in Martin. Upon initiating the stop the motorcycle sped off