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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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
State Police investigated armed robbery in Floyd County - ABC 36 News
WAYLAND, Ky. (WTVQ)- State police are investigating an armed robbery on KY 1086 in Floyd County.Troopers say when they arrived after 5 p.m. someone told them a man came in the back door of the Wallace family’s home and held Russell Wallace and his wife at gunpoint.- Advertisement -The suspect then r
Convicted felon faces drug charges
Officers executed a search warrant on Malcom Demon Hall of 205 Koonce Lane. While there, officers recovered one ounce of marijuana, packaging materials and four handguns.
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.
No injuries following early morning fire in Breathitt County
QUICKSAND, Ky. (WYMT) -Officials are investigating what led to an early morning house fire in Breathitt County.It happened around 7:30 Monday morning on Yunk Street in the Quicksand community.We're told no one was inside the home at the time and there were no injuries.No word yet on what caused the
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.
Report: Kentucky man dies after riding lawnmower accident
LOWMANSVILLE, Ky. (WKYT/WYMT)Authorities in Kentucky say a man is dead in a riding lawnmower accident.WYMT reports the wreck happened in the Lowmansville community near Ky. 581 and Lost Creek Road.The person appears to have ridden the lawnmower over a hill and into a creek before being trapped under
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.
One dead following crash involving lawnmower
Not many details are being released right now, but officials say the person, who has not been identified, was on a riding mower that went over a hill and into a creek, trapping the victim.
One person killed in Bath County crash
According to police, an 18-year-old was driving a Chevy Malibu east on KY 36 when she lost control of the car, ran off the road and hit a utility pole.
Falcons working through defensive changes
Since 2013, the Falcons’ defensive units have been less than impressive. In reality, the defense, which has given up 29 points per game or more over the last four seasons, has been dreadful. In 2013, Bowling Green gave up 15.9 ppg. Then 33.5, 28.9, 38.3 and 38.0 ppg the following four seasons.
Law enforcement searching for police chase suspect
Magoffin County Sheriff Department and Kentucky State Police were conducting a road check at the junction of Routes 30 and 378 on Thursday night, August 2, when a car coming from Salyersville stopped just shy of the road check and turned around in a driveway.