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The Pikeville Independent Schools Board of Education heard from members of the public in reaction to Superintendent Jerry Green announcing his retirement as superintendent and his resignation as board secretary during a meeting on Tuesday.

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As freezing temperatures roll into Pikeville, the Appalachian Center for the Arts will open its newest all-student production, “Disney’s Frozen, Jr.” The musical, which features about 50 young performers between 5 and 18 years old, tells the story of two sisters, Anna and Elsa, when their ki…

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On Tuesday, the Phelps Senior Citizens Center hosted an event honoring local veterans, as well as all men and women who have served the country. Several students from the Phelps High School JAG program spoke during the program and each veteran in attendance received a certificate thanking th…

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During a recent meeting of the Pike County Fiscal Court, Deputy Judge-Executive Reggie Hickman updated the court regarding its intention to expand the Pike County landfill, which the court has already filed with the state.

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As final preparations are made for the 21st annual ELF, Inc. Foster Kids Christmas Party, organizers are looking for sponsors to provide gifts and other donations during the party to foster children from the region.

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During Thursday’s special meeting of the Pike County Fiscal Court, prior to jumping straight into the agenda, Pike County Judge-Executive Ray Jones used his comments to touch on pension payments for county employees, which he called a “huge impending problem” for Pike County and its residents.

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Pikeville Independent Schools Superintendent Jerry Green will announce his retirement during the Pikeville Independent Schools Board of Education meeting on Tuesday.

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The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3769 in Pikeville hosted its third annual Veterans Appreciation Lunch at Texas Roadhouse on Monday, honoring local veterans and sharing their gratitude for their service. The celebration featured a gun volley and flag ceremony by the Betsy Layne chapter of t…

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Dozens of families traveled to Bevins Elementary School Saturday evening to celebrate the fall season at the school’s annual fall festival, which featured games and activities, a haunted house, prizes, concessions and an auction.

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The Southeast Kentucky Chamber of Commerce continued its Business After Hours series with a visit to the Pikeville Area Family YMCA recently. The organization was treated to a tour of the facility and instruction from YMCA staff members. The event helps highlight local businesses and organiz…

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On Saturday, downtown Pikeville hosted the final Muscle on Main event of the 2019 season with the Street Car Drag Racing Challenge. The event was kicked off by a special presentation of the colors honoring local veterans. Several different classes of racers and vehicles took part in the event.

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A woman was sentenced Friday in the 2018 stabbing of an elderly Pike County man.

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Prior to diving into the agenda during Thursday’s special fiscal court meeting, Pike County judge-executive Ray Jones used the Judge-Executive’s comments portion of the meeting to address a major problem Pike County is facing with its roads.

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Pikeville Medical Center is working with the state of Kentucky and local colleges for a new apprenticeship program, PMC and state and local officials announced at a press conference on Friday.

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The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3769 in Pikeville visited the Presbyterian Homes Cedar Creek assisted living facility Thursday to hold a Veterans Day ceremony for attending residents. VFW members handed out certificates of appreciation to veterans living at the facility, honoring them and …

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During a recent Mountain Water District water loss committee meeting, general manager Roy Sawyers updated officials on the district’s water loss for the month of September.

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Last week, a prayer rally was held, which could be the start of a movement or it may backfire if people are not careful.

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Hundreds of people flocked to the East Ridge High School auditorium on Monday night for a “Pray Anyway” rally, a direct response to controversy sparked over prayer lockers in Pike County high schools.

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The hard-fought, bitter battle to determine who would sit on the bench in the Pike County Family Court was decided Tuesday, with sitting Judge Kent Varney retaining his seat.

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A local pharmacy is working to combat the opioid crisis affecting Eastern Kentucky by raising awareness to non-addictive pain relief alternatives, like CBD and other cannabinoids.

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On Saturday, children and parents from throughout Mingo and Pike counties enjoyed a night full of fun, as well as a lot of candy as the South Side Mall held its “Mall-tober Fest,” which included a fall festival, trick-or-treating inside the mall, as well as a “Trunk or Treat” hosted by the M…

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During a recent meeting of the Mountain Water District board of commissioners, the district presented its draft capital improvement plan for water distribution and treatment, as well as the scope of services for Bell Engineering, the firm tasked with assisting the district.

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The Pike County Attorney’s Office and the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services are trading barbs over child support office reimbursement payments, with each accusing the other of incompetence and playing politics.

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Dozens of people traveled to Mullins School on Friday evening for the school’s annual fall festival, where students could make crafts, play games and receive prizes while having fun. For more photos, click here.

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Hundreds of people flocked to Shelby Valley High School on Saturday and Sunday for the school’s annual Arts and Crafts Fair, which is one of the largest arts and crafts fairs in Pike County. The event is the largest source of fundraising for the high school’s band, and visitors had the oppor…

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A Pikeville man entered an Alford plea in Pike Circuit Court to charges including unlawful transaction with a minor and wanton endangerment but will spend no time in jail in the case unless he commits a further crime.

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The long and contentious race for who will serve as Kentucky’s governor for the next four years will be decided on Tuesday, and the candidates are making their case for not only why they should be elected, but also for why voters should vote against their opponent.

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A Pike County man was arrested Thursday on a federal indictment charging him with drug trafficking, a case documents indicate is related to that of a convicted Pike County sex trafficker.

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Pepsi and Walmart of Pikeville teamed up for a community pep rally last week in celebration of University of Pikeville’s Homecoming Week celebration. The event was held at the Walmart and visitors enjoyed free hot dogs and Pepsi products, along with activities centered around football and ho…

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The Sunbury, Pennsylvania-based Weis Markets has announced it has promoted Virgie native Matt Burke to the position of regional vice president. In this position, Burke oversees the day-to-day operations of 67 stores located in Binghamton New York, Northeastern Pennsylvania, the Poconos, Nort…

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The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative held a press conference Tuesday during which Johnson County educational leaders joined other superintendents from the area to speak about the Kentucky Association of School Superintendents and their positions on the needs and challenges facing Kent…

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The father of a candidate for Pike Family Court judge is asking that a case charging him with stealing a campaign sign belonging to his son’s opponent be dismissed because of a lack of probable cause.

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A West Virginia man living in Belfry was arrested by federal authorities last week on charges he was dealing in heroin and crack cocaine while in the possession of firearms, including at least one assault rifle.

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Several local events have kept the Halloween spirit alive in the community, despite the threat of inclement weather moving trick-or-treat in Pike County to Saturday. Included in those events were a party hosted in the Pikeville City Park by Chains of Love Disaster Relief and Thankful Hearts …

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When Santa rides the rails in November through Eastern Kentucky, southwest Virginia and East Tennessee, he’ll be hillbilly rocking down the tracks with a country music legend.

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The City of Coal Run Village is slated to receive a donation from a local group which will allow more children to enjoy their time visiting the city’s playground.

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Paddlers from near and far “rowed” into Haysi, Virginia, this past weekend to celebrate 25 years of making memories on the Russell Fork River as the small town held the 2019 Russel Fork Rendezvous.  

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Country music legend Charlie Daniels rosined up his bow for the crowd at Appalachian Wireless Arena on Saturday as he and the Charlie Daniels Band performed in Pikeville. Supporting acts the Kentucky Headhunters and Kaleb Lee opened for Daniels, who is celebrating the 40th anniversary of his…

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