Ralph B. Davisrdavis@civitasmedia.comPIKEVILLE — Crowds of concerned citizens joined local, state and federal officials to flood the East Kentucky Expo Center Monday morning, as the Shaping Our Appalachian Region economic summit got underway.But even as the event got started, there were indications of a long road ahead.“This is not the last meeting,” U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers said during his opening remarks. “This is the first meeting.”
Rachel Baldwinrbaldwin@civitasmedia.comGILBERT - Troopers with the West Virginia State Police are requesting the public’s assistance to identify the potential victims of a man accused of numerous sexual offenses against children in the Tri-State area that could be spread over a multi-county radius.According to a release from the Williamson Detachment of the state police, on Nov. 29, a search warrant and seven felony arrest warrants were executed for Came...
Rachel Baldwinrbaldwin@civitasmedia.comWILLIAMSON - The annual “Great White Way” Celebration was once again, a successful event that brought family and friends together to welcome the Christmas season to the city of Williamson.President Jada Hunter of the Action in MingoOrganization, said she would like to thank everyone who helped make this year’s Christmas parade day a success.
Kyle Lovernkovern@civitasmedia.comTwo of the country’s top prep basketball teams will be playing Wednesday night at Mingo Central High School as Huntington Prep takes on Genesis Prep of Lynchburg, Va.Huntington Prep is coached by Rob Fulford and had the nation’s number one recruit last year in Andrew Wiggins, who is now a freshman with Kansas.However, the Hung...
Broken – That would be the word that would best describe Jamie Webb, formerly of Chattaroy.On the outside to everyone looking in, Jamie looked as if she had it all. She lived in a nice home, wore good quality clothes and was popular and always laughing. But, Jamie Webb was broken on the inside. Her home life, along with her family – all terribly broken.
Logan County law enforcement have issued a wanted bulletin for Kelly Gerald Crosby, 31, who is on Post Release Supervision and had a GPS unit on him for the crime of the use of minors in filming sexually explicit conduct.Crosby was last seen at Harvest Pine Homeless Shelter, 1704 West Washington Street, Charleston, WV around 1 p.m. on Dec. 4, 2013. Probation Officers found that Crosby has cut his GPS Unit from his person. He is considered to be dangerous and a capias attachment for...
Staff reportNews reports say the FBI is investigating the death of a 32-year-old inmate at a federal prison in Martin County.A statement by the U.S. Department of Justice says Gregory Kittle died of his injuries Monday, after he was involved in an “incident” involving other inmates in a housing unit at the Big Sandy prison.WYM-TV reported Floyd County Coroner Greg Nelson said the inmate was brought to Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsbu...
Debbie Rolendrolen@civitasmedia.comMATEWAN - A tragic train accident that occurred just after dark on Nov. 29, near the Matewan Depot replica claimed the life of a Pike County woman.Matewan Chief of Police Patrick Mounts said the accident happened at around 5:55 p.m. Mounts said that, according to eyewitness accounts of the accident, the gates had come down and the driver, identified as Blanche Coleman, 73, of Ransom, Ky., went around them as she turned off of...
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