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When the Kentucky Enterprise Industrial Park was originally envisioned, Pikeville officials planned to fill the park over the course of a decade, with several different businesses producing several different products.

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A year to the day that Pikeville Police Officer Scotty Hamilton was killed in the line of duty, his loved ones, brother officers and members of the community remembered his service to his community.

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Senate District 31 ran red Tuesday evening.

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The Pikeville City Commission heard the first reading of ordinances Monday that, if adopted after second reading, will look to strengthen and build on the current downtown business area.

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While the 31st District state Senate seat, up for grabs in Tuesday’s special election, represents Pike, Elliott, Lawrence, Martin and Morgan counties, the race has been painted in much wider terms by both the candidates and political action groups who are weighing in on behalf of both candidates.

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 A single-vehicle crash closed a lane of northbound U.S. 23 for a short time Tuesday when a white KIA SUV flipped, coming to rest next to the mountain  about half a mile from the U.S. 119 intersection.

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The proposal from EnerBlu to build a more than $300 million battery cell manufacturing plant at the Kentucky Enterprise Industrial Park has been suspended by the company as it looks to move into another direction, EnerBlu announced Tuesday.

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The Pike County Fiscal Court finished up its fourth and final special called town hall meeting on solid waste Thursday, during which the court heard some possibly good news about the county’s landfill.

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ROBINSON CREEK — The Pike County Fiscal Court met in special session Tuesday at the Shelby Valley Fire Department as part of the new administration’s attempt to inform the public of the challenges facing the county, particularly in the area of the Solid Waste Department.

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With a winter storm predicted to hit Eastern Kentucky this week, numerous county organizations are preparing to assist in any way they can help in keeping roads safe and people warm.

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The Pike County Fiscal Court kicked off a series of four special called Town Hall meetings Tuesday at the Phelps Elementary School Gymnasium. During the meeting the court discussed the state of the county’s Solid Waste Department, financial cuts, equipment needs and possible increase in rates.

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Enerblu President and CEO Daniel Elliott spoke at the Southeast Kentucky Chamber of Commerce luncheon this week with a promise “to speak candidly” about the work being done to bring a 1 million square foot manufacturing facility to the Kentucky Enterprise Industrial Park in Pikeville.

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Officials with the East Kentucky Expo Center made the trip to Gatti’s Pizza in Pikeville Tuesday for a special announcement that the venue would be bringing “PAW Patrol Live! Race To The Rescue” to the Expo Center this year.

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A total of 13 part-time employees and two full-time employees of the Pike County Fiscal Court were among the first cut as the county’s newly-constituted fiscal court took office and held its first meeting Monday morning in the Pike Fiscal Courtroom.

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The Pike County Schools Board of Education held the swearing-in ceremony for its three recently-elected members as the board members also elected a new chairman on Thursday night.

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 The City of Pikeville held a swearing-in ceremony for its elected officials Friday evening at the upstairs ballroom of the East Kentucky Expo Center. Doubling as the final meeting of the year, business was handled by the city commission prior to the swearing-in ceremony and a 

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With the 2019 legislative session on the horizon, legislators are focusing on returning to Frankfort to pass legislation that will benefit their constituents. 

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The Mountain Water District held the groundbreaking ceremony Friday for its wastewater treatment plant that is being constructed in the Belfry/Pond community of Pike County. The project will serve nearly 200 residents during phase one, with an estimated 200 more to be added for phase two.

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Pikeville’s WestCare Perry Cline Emergency Shelter received an upgrade when the shelter’s board of directors chair person donated $7,000 to redo one of the family rooms in the shelter, which was completed Thursday afternoon.

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A Pikeville man charged with capital murder for the March death of Pikeville Police Officer Scotty Hamilton entered into a plea agreement on two of his five charges in the case and was sentenced to serve life in prison without the possibility of parole during hearings held in Pike Circuit Co…

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Four students from Dorton Elementary will soon be published illustrators as their artwork will be featured in “If You’re From the Mountains,” a children’s book written by Eastern Kentucky-native Cassity McCool-Solis.

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Pikeville Medical Center announced Tuesday that it will be expanding services across the region, creating new facilities and creating a children’s hospital in Pikeville. The organization plans to invest nearly $52 million.

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The Veterans Day celebration in Pikeville kicked off Monday with a parade running down Hambley Boulevard and ending in the Pikeville City Park. In the park, veterans and supporters gathered, sharing stories and hearing from local leaders and veterans alike.

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The City of Pikeville and EnerBlu, Inc. finalized a land use agreement with a document signing held Tuesday afternoon at City Hall in Pikeville.

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Incumbent Pike County Sheriff Rodney Scott and his Republican challenger Keith D. Justice met in a candidate forum Monday that was open to the public and hosted by the News-Express at the East Kentucky Expo Center.

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Members of Pikeville’s LGBTQ+ community and its allies gathered in the Pikeville City Park Saturday to celebrate the city’s first pride celebration.

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The six candidates for the four seats on the Pikeville City Commission answered questions and provided an insight into their platforms Monday night during a forum hosted by the News-Express at the East Kentucky Expo Center.

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