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Liquid methadone found in traffic stop
SALYERSVILLE – Two men from Pike County were arrested in Salyersville early Tuesday morning after a traffic stop uncovered large quantities of methadone. According to the arrest citations, Salyersville Police Department Officer Mike Nickels pulled over a vehicle around 4 a.m. on December 4 after he
Meth floods Northern Kentucky, cops shut down house: 'To stay there, you had to sell meth'
The recent shutdown of a "meth house" yielding four arrests in Northern Kentucky was just one more sign of a changing drug scene, police say. Crystal methamphetamine is inundating the illicit drug market, and it's predicted to stay a while. Called ice by most users, it's usually quite pure, and its
Michigan fugitives found in Salyersville
SALYERSVILLE – Two fugitives from Michigan were found in Magoffin during a traffic stop and are will be extradited back to their home state to face charges. According to the arrest warrants, Magoffin County Sheriff Department Deputy Jonathan Holbrook was contacted by the Hillsdale County Sheriff’s D
Kentucky couple stuck on island with medical emergency
BAHAMAS (WTVQ)- A Kentucky couple is stranded on an island after a medical emergency. According to a Go Fund Me page, friends gifted Rose and Michelle Johnson a cruise to the Bahamas this weekend.
Kentucky CBD retailers adapt to changing market as Farm Bill awaits signature
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The sounds of string band jamming are just as vibrant as the sights of the colorful crafts lining rack at the Flea Off Market Holiday Bazaar. “A blue one and there’s a yellow one,” Tracy Murray said, as she showed customers her booth called Recyclo Craftz.
Over 3,000 Hepatitis A Reported In Kentucky
Kentucky health officials say more than 3,000 cases of hepatitis A have been reported in an outbreak that has entered its second year. Kentucky Department for Public Health statistics show 19 people have died in the outbreak. Patients have been hospitalized in more than half of the state’s 3,122 rep
Cannabidiol store opens in Ashland
ASHLAND A new business in Ashland is a one stop shop for cannabidiol (CBD), an herbal health supplement. Your CBD Store offers a variety of forms of CBD including oil tinctures that can be dropped under the tongue, water soluble oil that can be mixed in drinks, gummies, soft gel caps, topical creams
KY WFO JACKSON Warnings, Watches, and Advisories
WFO JACKSON Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Saturday, December 15, 2018. The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has issued a. Martin County in northeastern Kentucky...
Kentucky road to be closed for repairs
FLEMINGSBURG, Ky. - A portion of Ky. 3294 between Catlettsburg and Cannonsburg Road will be temporarily closed beginning Monday for roadway and drainage repairs, according to a news release from the Kentucky Department of Highways.
Kentucky Artisan Center café employee diagnosed with Hepatitis A
BEREA, Ky. (WDKY) — The Kentucky Artisan Center in Berea has issued a statement after an employee at the center’s Café and Grill tested positive for Hepatitis A. According to the center, the employee informed management that they felt sick on Tuesday, and was sent home. The employee went to see a do
Man gets 7 ½ years in machete attack at Kentucky college
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Cincinnati man charged in a 2017 machete attack on the campus of Kentucky's Transylvania University has been sentenced to 7 ½ years in prison. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports 21-year-old Mitchell William Adkins apologized for his actions when he was sentenced in the Fayet
Paintsville approves new clerk, tourism commissioner
The Paintsville City Council approved several changes to personnel in its regular meeting Monday. In the first, the council approved the nomination of Robin Perry to the position of city clerk, as longtime clerk Virgie Castle is retiring.
PSC offers plan for rural rate cases
The Kentucky Public Service Commission announced this week it is moving forward with a plan to streamline the rate adjustment process for rural electric cooperatives such as Paintsville’s Big Sandy Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation.
3 Charged in Northern Kentucky Slaying
AUGUSTA, KY (WAVE) - A loose dog led police to a murder scene in northern Kentucky Thursday. Kentucky State Police have now charged three people in the crime. Thursday morning, the Bracken County Sheriff’s Office got a call about a dog without its owner.
Johnson scores 24 points to lead No. 19 Kentucky past Utah
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Freshman Keldon Johnson scored 24 points, including five 3-pointers in the first half, and No. 19 Kentucky beat Utah 88-61 on Saturday. Johnson made a career-high six shots from long range on seven attempts as Kentucky made a season-high 12 3-pointers.
Kentucky sinks 12 3s in 88-61 victory over Utah
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Kentucky coach John Calipari talked about tweaking his team's approach after last weekend's loss to Seton Hall. If one of those tweaks was making more 3-point shots, it paid off in grand fashion Saturday.
How has nobody caught the cow in Prestonsburg?
Nobody can catch an Eastern Kentucky cow that has roamed the streets of Prestonsburg for almost a week. Described as “a very active cow,” the heifer is believed to have made the trek from Johnson County to Floyd County. The mobile bovine started showing up on security cameras Sunday night. Even more
Kentucky man now charged with 3 murders, shooting at lawman
A man accused of shooting at a state police trooper rushing to the scene of a triple slaying has been charged in the murders of an eastern Kentucky couple and their adult son, police said Thursday.
Fatal crash in Pike County
PIKEVILLE, Ky. – One person was killed Thursday afternoon in a Pike County crash. It happened around 3pm near the intersection of U-S 119, commonly known as Buckley’s Creek Road, and Adams Road. Kentucky State Police confirmed to EKB News that one person was killed. The road was closed for several h
Lady Pirates blast Magoffin Co. 82-28
BEFLRY, Ky. — The Belfry Lady Pirates took the visiting Magoffin County Lady Hornets to the wood shed on Tuesday night as they cruised to the 54 point victory by a final of 82-28. The Lady Pirates led by coach Kevin Deskins got off to a slow start and actually trailed at the end of the first quarter