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Police: Man fails sobriety test after driving recklessly with two children
The officer said Chaffins was not wearing a seat belt, and he admitted to trying to beat the red light. The driver had two children, ages 3 and 4, in the backseat of his vehicle.
Naked man arrested, claims he could be Jesus
The man refused to tell officials his name, but did say he was "maybe Jesus." Deputies say he looked to be under the influence of drugs, and they arrested him.
Mountain Parkway Expansion: Local access roads opening soon along Salyersville Restaurant Row
SALYERSVILLE, Ky. (June 22, 2018) — Within a few weeks, three new sections of access road will open in the Restaurant Row Segment of the Mountain Parkway Expansion project. The opening of these roads, along with bridge construction nearby, paves the way for the next phase of the project: expanding a
Wreck on Rt. 30 yields arrest
According to police reports, Laci J. Pennington, 35, of Salyersville, was the driver in a single-vehicle accident that occurred on KY Rt. 30 at the county garage on Thursday, June 14. Some property damage was reported.
Budget cuts leave Martin County Sheriff's Office in jeopardy
INEZ, KY (WOWK) - When the new 2018-2019 fiscal year begins on July 1, the Martin County Fiscal Court is planning to change the way the Sheriff's Office is funded and reduce its budget, which could leave the department in jeopardy.
Man arrested after allegedly trying to burn down his dad's home
According to the arrest citation, Gregory R. Hall, 26, of Salyersville, allegedly broke windows in his father’s home on Dotson Branch on June 16. He also admitted to police he had gone under his dad’s house and attempted to burn it, as well as admitted to being on drugs.
Seth Rogen teases Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson over public flirting
However, it didn't seem to make much of a difference, as Pete hit back and gushed over his fiancee - who he called "the hottest girl in the world".
Pike County woman charged after leaving 3-year-old in 114-degree car
PIKEVILLE, Ky. (KT) - A Pike County mother was charged Tuesday after Pikeville police found her 3-year-old son in an unattended vehicle that had an inside temperature of 114 degrees, the Appalachian News Express reported.
Deputies find naked man lying in grass, said he was 'maybe Jesus'
Johnson was charged with burglary, indecent exposure, criminal trespassing, criminal mischief, public intoxication and giving police false identifying information.
Editorial: Johnson County is here to help Johnson County
We have a feature on the work being done by the local Salvation Army, a group that not only runs a thrift store on community donations, but takes that money and puts it to work helping those in need in Johnson County. The donations of clothing, furniture and more come from people in Johnson County,
Music indicted in off-road park shooting
A man charged in a shooting incident near the Wildcat Adventure Off-Road Park was named in a nine-count indictment on Friday.Dallas L. Music Jr., 30, of 39 Bluebird Lane in Prestonsburg, Ky., is charged with attempted murder, first-degree assault, six counts of first-degree wanton endangerment and t
Victoria Beckham's inventor daughter
Victoria - who also has sons Brooklyn, 19, Romeo, 15, and 13-year-old Cruz - said: "Every day when Harper goes to school, she walks up the school stairs and I give her a kiss. I say, 'Harper, you're a girl, you can achieve anything. You can do anything that you want to do.'
Local teen trains wild mustang
Emilee Ann Knepp, 17 years old from Gunlock, was selected earlier this year to be one of the youth trainers in the contest. Knepp has had roughly 100 days to tame an 11-month-old mustang named Desert Dreamer and the two will be competing with the theme “I Love Rock ’n' Roll.”
Food, music, deals: Prestonsburg businesses host block party to help each other
A local business owner, Sheena Maynard, says in an effort to do that the group is hosting a block party Friday evening in downtown Prestonsburg where you will be able to find plenty of food, music and good deals.
Food City car show raises hundreds for animal shelter
“I grew up around drag racing, and doing car shows,” Shell said. “I’ve got nine animals myself. We just put two and two together.”
Local band signs with label, releases newest album
Turning Ground released their newest album, “Old Country Store,” on Friday, June 15. The band, based in Salyersville with a style of bluegrass and bluegrass gospel, is comprised of Nathan Arnett with lead vocals and guitar, Ralph Adams with harmony and guitar, Kayla Amburgey with harmony and bass, J
Mother arrested for allegedly leaving child in hot car
PIKEVILLE, Ky. — A Pike County woman is facing a felony charge, after she allegedly left her child it a hot vehicle.
Warrant sweep leads to several arrests in Wayne County
WAYNE — A total of 21 arrests were made during a warrant sweep in Wayne County early Wednesday, Sheriff Rick Thompson announced.Officers from the local, state, and federal levels conducted multiple search warrants and executed numerous drug warrants in southern Wayne County, according to Thompson.Th
Sheriff: Man tries to burn down father's home, threatens to kill officer
Once in the back of a cruiser, Hall said he would kill the officer while head-butting the cage, police say.
Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson move into $16m pad
Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson have moved into a $16 million apartment.The newly-engaged couple have wasted no time in setting up a multi-million dollar love nest together in Chelsea, Manhattan, where Sting is their new neighbour.According to TMZ, the pair's plush pad features five bedrooms and fou