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PRESTONSBURG — State highway equipment operators from seven counties tested their skills in Prestonsburg on June 9.

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Pikeville’s Main Street Program puts a lot of work into getting downtown ready for the summer season by planting flowers and painting murals, which are just the beginning of what the organization is doing.

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The Pike County Board of Education decided to end its contract with the Pike County Health Department in order to save the district what officials say could be a significant amount of money.

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In a special called meeting Wednesday the Pikeville City Commission voted on the bid for the first stage of upgrades to the current wastewater facility. The job was given to Judy Construction Company from Cynthiana, which came in with a bid of $15.6 million.

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Local law enforcement’s response to a white nationalist group’s rally in Pikeville last weekend has resulted in an outpouring of support for officers and other first responders in the days since.

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With a 3-2 vote, the Pike County Schools Board of Education (BOE) decided to close the Shelby Valley and Phelps Day Treatment Centers and relocate the students attending those centers to the Northpoint Academy in Pikeville.

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Members of the Pike County Fiscal Court filed a lawsuit Wednesday challenging whether a question put on the ballot in the November 2016 election regarding the structure of county government should have appeared on that ballot, a move which could eventually overturn the outcome of that election.

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The Fifth Annual Appalachian Seed Swap was held Saturday at Pike Central High School, drawing visitors from 10 states in what has been called “the largest seed swap east of the Mississippi.”

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Students enrolled at the Kentucky College of Optometry now have a new facility with state-of-the-art, cutting-edge technology at their fingertips. 

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Hatfield and McCoy feud sites, Hillbilly Days, outdoor adventure and motor coach visits are only a few of the activities which bring people to Pikeville-Pike County during the spring season.

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Hillbilly Days 2017 is just over one month away and officials with the Southeast Kentucky Chamber of Commerce said Wednesday that the process is moving along, without little change planned for the 41st annual festival.

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Local VFW chapters are no strangers to missions, the most recent one leading them to Washington D.C. to meet with legislators to discuss issues facing veterans in the United States at the VFW Legislative Conference last week.

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Storms ripped through Eastern Kentucky Wednesday, bringing down trees and power lines and damaging homes, schools and businesses, but no injuries were reported, according to officials.

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Monday, equipment belonging to the Pike County Fiscal Court was seen performing work on private property. The property, in fact, belongs to the county’s road commissioner Jacky Darryl Smith. 

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The Coal Run Village Police Department was recognized by the city’s mayor and city commission Thursday for its efforts of keeping the city safe and the number of collisions down on the roadways within the city.

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High winds were to blame for a power outage in Pikeville Tuesday morning, as crews scrambled to re-route and restore electricity.

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Work continues on the soon-to-be Dueling Barrels Brewery and Distillery in Pikeville and an official with its operating company, Alltech of Lexington, said that, although the project has been delayed, the distillery should open by the end of this year.

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Pikeville High School competed at the 76th annual Kentucky Beta Club senior convention held in January at the Lexington Convention Center. 

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At a recent meeting of the Pike County Fiscal Court, Joe Stanley with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said one district of Pike County has not turned in a list of roads that need repair, and that situation has brought the process by which the county receives funding to a halt.

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Roya Attar, O.D., assistant clinical professor and director of professional relations for the University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO), recently presented a poster at the 2016 American Academy of Optometry (AAO) in Anaheim, Calif. Internationally recognized, the AAO meeti…

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Bardo-Maya Garcia and Brittany Sparkles are members of the same family, the Carden International Circus family. Although both dedicate a lot of time and hard work toward their passion, one thing sets them apart — years of experience.

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ROBINSON CREEK — Just looking at the matchup, you’d think that Pikeville had the advantage just because of size.

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Nearly 100 community members gathered at the Pikeville City Park Saturday to march to raise awareness on issues facing women in the United States.

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A Raccoon man is facing multiple charges after arrests Monday alleging he struck his wife with a wooden stick in front of juveniles and was found in possession of narcotics at the Pike County Detention Center.

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