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Pike County Library hosts free antique appraisal event on Thursday

The 14th annual free antique appraisals event will begin this Thursday at 3 PM until 7 PM at the Lee Avenue Pike County Library location. Our community has always thrived on handmade goods and collectibles, so now is the chance to bring any of those “diamonds in the rough” to be appraised for its value. […]

Published: October 16, 2019, 10:04 pm
Posted by: Jeremy Justice

K9 officer helps end motorcycle chase

Police in Floyd County arrested a man Tuesday night after leading them on a more than 20-mile chase. 29-year-old Kenneth Spurlock of Martin was operating a motorcycle and refused to stop. He is facing several charges, including 16 counts of Wanton Endangerment of a police officer. Floyd County Sheriff John Hunt said Spurlock was also […]

Published: October 16, 2019, 8:32 pm
Posted by: Jeremy Justice

“Live 2 Lead in the Mountains” leadership event to be held October 29th

On October 29th, business leaders and those interested in strengthening their leadership skills are encouraged to attend a half day event at the University of Pikeville.  The seminar, called “Live 2 Lead in the Mountains,” is being organized by one of the region’s most respected leaders, longtime Belfry Football Coach Philip Haywood.  “Live 2 Lead […]

Published: October 16, 2019, 4:21 pm
Posted by: Shannon Deskins

Authorities Looking For Missing Man

Perry County, KY — The Perry County Sheriff’s Office is currently looking for a missing person. According to a press release, deputies are looking for 34-year-old Derrick Mullins. Mullins was last seen on September 24th walking on Harveyton Road in the Bonnyman community. Mullins is described as 5’ 10” tall, approximately 190 pounds with hazel eyes. […]

Published: October 16, 2019, 4:09 pm
Posted by: Gary Slone

Three Charged With Murder Of A Minnesota Man

McDowell County, WV — Two people considered suspects in the death of a Minnesota man have been charged with murder. According to the West Virginia State Police, the skeletal remains of John Thomas McGuire were found buried in a shallow grave in late September in McDowell County, West Virginia. 31-year-old Amanda Michelle Naylor McClure of Minnesota […]

Published: October 16, 2019, 2:04 pm
Posted by: Gary Slone

Child Left In Hot Vehicle, Mother Charged

Prestonsburg, KY — Prestonsburg City Police responded to a complaint Tuesday of a child left unattended in a hot vehicle. According to authorities, complaints from concerned neighbors indicated that a small child was left in a parked truck on Cliffside Circle in Prestonsburg and that no adult had been seen in the hour prior to the […]

Published: October 16, 2019, 1:15 pm
Posted by: Gary Slone

Bulldozer Death

Prestonsburg, KY — A bulldozer accident resulted in the death of a Prestonsburg man. According to Kentucky State Police at the Pikeville Post, the accident occurred just after 6 pm Monday in the Sycamore Hollow area on KY RT 194. Investigating Troopers determined that 70-year-old Larry Blackburn was operating the dozer and had fallen off the […]

Published: October 15, 2019, 7:05 pm
Posted by: Gary Slone

‘Presidential’ Trespassing

Martin County, KY — A complaint of a woman trespassing on private property resulted in the President of the United States being mentioned. According to the arrest citation, Martin County Sheriff Deputies responded to the complaint in the Tomahawk community. Deputies found 36-year-old Brittany Williamson of Tomahawk on the property. The owners of the property had […]

Published: October 15, 2019, 6:47 pm
Posted by: Gary Slone

Tractor trailer overturns, spills load of scrap metal on US 23

Tuesday morning, just before 10 am, a tractor trailer hauling scrap metal overturned on US 23, slowing southbound traffic for several hours near the Buckley’s Creek intersection.  According to officials with the Pikeville Police Department, the driver of the truck was turning left from Buckley’s Creek onto US 23 when the load apparently shifted, causing […]

Published: October 15, 2019, 6:19 pm
Posted by: Shannon Deskins

Tony Moran, the original unmasked Michael Myers stops in Williamson, WV

Tony Moran made a special appearance at Starter’s in Williamson to have lunch with his devoted fans on Saturday. Tony had started acting with his sibling in commercials when he decided that he didn’t want to pursue that career path. As he grew older, he was cast in the 1978 blockbuster Halloween as the “unmasked […]

Published: October 15, 2019, 5:23 pm
Posted by: Jeremy Justice

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