Pike County Teen Wins Miss KY Teen USA

Pike County Teen Wins Miss KY Teen USA A Pike County native has won big in a state-wide competition. Pikeville High School Junior Emma Johns won Miss Kentucky Teen USA 2019. She says “I kept a positive mindset and I prayed a lot,” recalled Johns. “Everyone asked me if I am religious because before…

Car Thieves Active In Cold Weather

Car Thieves Active In Cold Weather With the temperature dropping, it’s no surprise that people are warming up their cars before getting inside. But some cars have been stolen while that’s happening. It has been going on in Martin County, and that’s why Sheriff John Kirk is warning drivers to keep their cars locked.…

Churches In Eastern KY Provide Warmth

Churches In Eastern KY Provide Warmth Churchs across Eastern Kentucky are opening up warming centers due to the cold temperatures expected.The First Christian Church in Paintsville will open a warming center Wednesday night from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m.The Creek Church in London is now open.Prestonsburg Church of God will have a warming center…

Frigid Forecast Across KY

Frigid Forecast Across KY Forecasters are issuing warnings about the incredibly cold weather in the region saying if you have to be out today, dress in layers. Cover any exposed skin the best you can. Try not to stay outside for too long, especially after dark as temperatures drop even further.We’ll see some snow…

Filming Netflix Movie In Eastern KY

Filming Netflix Movie In Eastern KY A best selling book set in the mountains of Eastern Kentucky will soon be on a small screen near you.Netflix had the winning bid on turning J.D. Vance’s story “Hillbilly Elegy” into a movie.Our news partners at the Lexington Herald-Leader report Ron Howard, known for his role on…

AK Steel Closing Its Doors

AK Steel Closing Its Doors A facility that has been sitting still since 2015 will officially close by the end of 2019. Ashland Mayor Steve Gilmore says officials with AK Steel say they will be closing the plant. Gilmore says this will directly impact about 200 people.Gilmore tells WSAZ the company has been able…

Developing Neighborhood Watch Programs

Developing Neighborhood Watch Programs The drug epidemic and other factors according to local police is contributing to alarming numbers of break-ins and burglaries.To make sure people not only keep their homes safer but their communities, police are helping to create local neighborhood watch programs.At a gathering with nearly 70 people Monday evening at the…

Mammoth Cave National Park Re-Opens

Mammoth Cave National Park Re-Opens Mammoth Cave National Park has reopened to the public following the end of the partial federal government shutdown.The Daily News reports the park in south-central Kentucky reopened for visitors on Sunday after President Donald Trump signed a temporary deal Friday to end the shutdown.Parts of the park had remained…