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Traffic stalls after wreck at Shelbiana
One person was transported to Pikeville Medical Center and traffic was backed up onto U.S. 23 after a two-vehicle collision at the entrance to the Food City at Shelbiana Tuesday afternoon. Pikeville Police Lt. Aaron Thompson said one individual was transported to PMC for minor injuries after the col
Two Johnson women indicted for forged payroll check
Pike Commonwealth’s Attorney Rick Bartley said the separate indictments of Rebecca Ratliff, 36, of Ky. 1428, Hager Hill, and Megan Stacy, 24, of Ky. 825, Swamp Branch, appear to be connected and may be part of a fraud scheme that has now been identified as operating in Pike, Johnson, Floyd, Clark an
Storytelling event coming to Breaks
PHS Class of 1973 will hold its 45th reunion at Celebrate in Coeburn on September 29. Registration will begin at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m. The cost is $20 per person. Please let Geneva Varner know if you plan to attend. Send your information for The Tomahawk to Geneva at PO Box 234, Pound,
Dickenson County Fair is July 19-21
Return of the rides. That’s the big news as the 2018 Dickenson County Fair returns to the fairgrounds at Haysi Kiwanis Park July 19-21.MGR Rides Inc., a third-generation family amusement company, will be bringing the fun and The Dickenson Star is teaming up to make the ride event even more special w
2018 King Coal Festival plans are set for Sept. 15
HD MediaThe Action in Mingo (A.I.M.) organization will host the 46th annual King Coal Festival on Saturday, Sept. 15. It will begin with the annual beauty pageant, one week before on Saturday, Sept. 8.The pageant will be held at 6:30 p.m. at The South Side Mall in Goody, Ky. There will be divisions
Sioux Falls residents can now mix beer with ax throwing
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First case of hepatitis A reported in Pike County
PIKEVILLE, Ky. (KT) - The Pike County Health Department has confirmed one case of hepatitis A within the county, the Appalachian News-Express reported. The confirmation is the first confirmed case of the hepatitis A infection in Pike County. The state has been battling a statewide outbreak since Au
Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin are in no rush to get married
A source told Entertainment Tonight: "Justin had been planning to propose to Hailey for a couple weeks before he finally did, and he's relieved that weight has been lifted off his shoulders. Justin and Hailey are enjoying their time as a newly engaged couple. Justin and Hailey have been telling frie
Town worker's quick actions save toddler's life
Chase Campbell's days working for the Town of Lebanon are often spent directing traffic and assisting in cutting down trees. He works as a general laborer with the street department, but he can remember one vivid day when he filled in with the trash department on pick-up day. That day, a father ran
Works by Fred Carter on display July 28
WISE, Va. — The work of Southwest Virginia native Fred Carter is set for display in the Gilliam Center for the Arts at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on July 28. The exhibit, Fred Carter: Vision and Craft, is managed by the UVa-Wise Center for Appalachian Studies.
Agencies ask county not to sell building
WILLIAMSON - Mingo County commissioners on Tuesday heard impassioned pleas from members of five public agencies standing to be possibly evicted from a county-owned building included in a possible sale of the old Williamson High School complex.The group asked commissioners not to include the Communit
New Southwest Rapid Rewards® Priority Card Takes Flight
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Williamson attorney sues former judge, wife
WILLIAMSON - A Williamson attorney is suing former Mingo County Circuit Court Judge Michael Thornsbury and his wife, alleging they failed to return money after a deal to purchase a radio station together fell through.Attorney Jeff Simpkins, representing himself, filed a civil suit in Mingo Circuit C
Tazewell County businessman indicted in two states
Larry Wayne Price Jr., (aka “LJ’) 38, of Bluefield, is facing multiple federal felony indictments in two states. He was indicted on three counts of making false statements to the FBI by a grand jury in Abingdon May 22 and on six counts of wire fraud by a Billings Montana federal grand jury June 21.
Boone County Fair returns Aug. 2-4
DANVILLE - The Boone County Fair will return to Lick Creek Park in Danville on Aug 2-4 for what has become an annual event of great countywide interest."There will be something for everyone as usual," said treasurer Virginia Messer. "There will be lots of vendors, crafters, anyone who wants to bring
Virginia environmental office: No lasting harm expected from Clinch River crash
According to the St. Paul Fire Department, members were dispatched Thursday shortly before 5:30 p.m. The department noted that the size of the fire, the number of vehicles involved and the impact to the river prompted a request for help from agencies in Wise and Russell counties along with state age
Bible Basketball Camp begins this week
The camp is free of charge and runs from 6 to 7:30 p.m. for campers from ages four to the third grade and 7:30 to 9 p.m. for campers that will be in grades fourth to sixth in the upcoming school year. Each camper receives a free T-shirt and bible. On Friday, the last evening of the camp, there will
WV Supreme Court probe begins in House
Chris Dorst/HD Media House Judiciary Chairman John Shott, R-Mercer, responds to questions about the rules asked by Minority Chairwoman Barbara Evans Fleischauer, D-Monongalia (right), during impeachment proceedings Thursday.
Ex-auditor convicted of bribery seeks reduced sentence
Russo is in a prison with a medical facility in Devens, Massachusetts. His attorney's motion requesting the hearing says Russo has "serious and ongoing medical issues, arising complications and the need for life-saving equipment."
Two indicted for stealing, trading equipment
Pike Commonwealth’s Attorney Rick Bartley said Robert Caldwell, 33, of Beefhide Creek Road, Jenkins, and James C. Byrd, 26, of Marshall Branch, Virgie, were each indicted last week on felony theft and obscuring the identity of a machine charges in connection to the June incident. Caldwell was also i