The City of Coal Run Village moved forward on its plan to fix a culvert in the Stone Coal community, an area the commission hopes to use for industrial purposes later on, at its meeting Thursday, voting to hire Environmental Design Consultants, Inc., to begin the design phase of the project.
If you ever watched The Brady Bunch, and don’t tell me you didn’t, you’ll remember that Jan once complained that her sister got all the attention. I’m man enough to say I’m familiar with the episode, and I guarantee as you read this you too can hear her wailing “Marcia! Marcia! Marcia!” in t…
The Pike County Fiscal Court is expected to hear the first reading of an ordinance that would repeal the county’s occupational tax rate set in 2015 at its meeting Tuesday.
The unsealing of a filing of an affidavit and related complaint have revealed allegations of years of cocaine trafficking by members of a Stopover family in which members allegedly continued to sell the controlled substance while others were in federal prison.
The Hatfield and McCoy families will gather next weekend. However, instead of the traditional narrative, the two families will be reuniting instead of feuding, to celebrate their families and the history of the area during the 2018 Hatfield McCoy Heritage Days Homecoming celebration.
The search for a new general manager for the East Kentucky Expo Center is progressing well and planning is continuing through employees with the venue working hard to bring in new shows and events, officials said this week.
An Elkhorn City man was indicted by a Pike grand jury after he allegedly fled from a DUI checkpoint, then when located by police officers, took one officer’s Taser and used it against two officers while resisting arrest.
An Aflex man who, court records show, had a license suspension connected to a DUI and fleeing arrest lifted less than two weeks ago was arrested again over the weekend on charges including that he was in the possession of a handgun while DUI and fleeing police.
Today makes 17 years since America-haters attacked the World Trade Center. Today makes one week since America-haters advertised a former football player who kneels for the national anthem as their hero.
An Elkhorn City man was indicted by a Pike grand jury this week on charges that he stabbed his father multiple times with a pocket knife earlier this month.
A state case against four defendants accused of a jewelry theft which occurred in Coal Run in 2015 was dismissed in Pike Circuit Court Wednesday as the two males involved are now both in federal custody in North Carolina for similar charges.
Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s 2018 is slated for Saturday, Sept. 8, in the Pikeville City Park.
According to a statement released by the association, in 2017, the Eastern Kentucky walk raised $19,650 and, in total, more than $86 million was raised nationwide for care, support and research efforts for those impacted by Alzheimer's.
State Rep. Angie Hatton attended UNITE Pike’s monthly meeting Wednesday where she shared an emotional testimony about drug addiction which involved her younger brother.
A Pike man who was arrested and indicted on murder charges in connection to the death of his brother last year pleaded guilty to reckless homicide and was recommended to serve 15 years in prison Wednesday in Pike Circuit Court.
I’ve got a riddle for you. How many liberals does it take to carry a Republican’s coffin? Actually I haven’t made up the punchline yet, but in the case of John McCain, all I know it’s more guys than a Prius will hold. McCain told the President to stay away from his funeral and then offered s…
A release of statistical feedback relating to the Commonwealth of Kentucky’s graduating classes of 2016 from the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics showed that 100 percent of Pikeville High School’s 2016 graduates who started their collegiate instructions did so as full-t…
An Elkhorn City man is being held in custody after, Kentucky State Police say, he stabbed his father seven times Sunday evening, resulting in the father being taken for care at Pikeville Medical Center.
Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) has made a giant leap in cardiac care with the installation of three new state-of-the-art interventional cardiac catheterization (cath) labs.
PIKEVILLE — Approximately $12.4 million in funding for economic development in Eastern Kentucky was announced at the 2018 Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) Summit Friday, with the City of Pikeville receiving $6 million to help Enerblu construct its manufacturing facility at the Kentucky …
Among the items on the Mountain Water District’s agenda at its Thursday meeting was the district’s 2017 audit, which showed that the district’s operating expenses were nearly $223,000 more than in the previous year, and that the district had a decrease of $847,000 in net assets and a decreas…
On the surface, the court’s decision to table the purchase of trucks now seems like it’s the right thing to do. However, after looking into the entire picture, it’s probably another setback.
The Pike TV Board of Directors voted Wednesday to end its management contract with East Kentucky Broadcasting while also maintaining a cooperative partnership for better quality programs with the company.
A Virgie man who required Narcan for his alleged drug use following what he claimed were his birthday celebrations earlier this month was indicted on methamphetamine charges by a Pike grand jury recently.
Officers with the Pikeville Police Department who responded to complaints of possible drug activity at the Landmark Inn Saturday evening located a Pikeville man allegedly trafficking in cocaine and other controlled substances.
The East Kentucky Expo Center announced Monday that it would be hosting the Garden Brothers Circus in October and country “super group” Diamond Rio in November.
The Catholic Church is under fire once again as they are deflecting more allegations of abuse. Over the years, over 1,000 children reported abuse in the U.S. alone. Abuse has been reported in other parts of the world as well. Now the church is trying to figure out how to handle this issue, w…
A scheduled September trial was postponed during a hearing in Pike Circuit Court Thursday in the case against four individuals who are accused of hiding a man who has been indicted in connection to the death of Pikeville Police Officer Scotty Hamilton.
For years, debate and litigation swirled over the EPA’s “Clean Power Plan (CPP),” enacted under the administration of Barack Obama, leading to the U.S. Supreme Court ultimately issuing a stay in 2016 preventing the imposition of the rules.
The Pike County Fiscal Court voted Tuesday to decline the purchase of new trucks after the county treasurer recommended that the court decline the bids and rebid for the trucks in the spring.
On Thursday Op-Ed pages across the country blasted President Trump for his posture towards journalists. Trump coined “Fake News,” and considers journalists as “enemies of the people.” While I disagree with his generalization of journalists, we did not participate in the Op-Ed witch hunt.
With property tax bills nearing ready to be sent out, the Pikeville City Commission held the first reading of an ordinance to fix a tax levy on personal property and franchises as well as a discounted payment schedule.
Elkhorn City’s nearly $3.5 million wastewater treatment plant is in the final stages of construction and is expected to be complete as early as September.
Two men from Louisville and a Pikeville man are being held in custody at the Pike County Detention Center on charges including trafficking in methamphetamine following a Kentucky State Police traffic stop on Monday.
The Pikeville Police Department and the Pikeville Fire Department are teaming up to host the second Cuffs and Hoses 5K run on Saturday, with proceeds from the run benefitting children in the area.