Heavy snow continues to increase across the region. Snowfall rates of 1-2 inches per hour are likely this evening and tonight. More than a foot of snow may fall by Thursday morning.
Grief counselors were at Bell County High School Monday as students returned to class after a devastating weekend crash. Three students and a former student all died Saturday when their car slid into the path of a coal truck.
The driver, 18-year old Jonathan Miracle died along will all three of his passengers; 15-year old Daniel Smith of Blackmont and 16-year old twins Jessica Nicole "Niki" Ingram and Wesley Ingram of Pineville. All three students were Junior ROTC members; Miracle had just graduated from Bell County High School last year.
Funeral services for the Ingrams will be at 8 p.m. Tuesday at
the Bell County High School gymnasium. Burial for the Ingrams will
be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Wallsend Cemetery at Pineville.
Smith's services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Pathfork Holiness
Church. Burial for Smith will be in the Saylor Cemetery at Pathfork.
The funeral for Miracle will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Creech Funeral Home in Middlesboro. Burial will be in the Sol Wilson Cemetery at Miracle.