Severe weather looks likely later this afternoon. The best chances appear to be between 3 p.m. and Midnight. Damaging winds, large hail, heavy rain, and an isolated tornado or two are possible. The area at the greatest risk for severe weather in eastern Kentucky is in the Cumberland Valley, near the I-75 corridor. Keep it locked here for updates.
A Letcher County man is sentenced to 50 years in prison for murdering a Neon man.
The Mountain Eagle reports Circuit Judge Sam Wright followed the recommendations in a plea agreement.
John William Pigg Junior killed 70-year old Ralph Marcum in April 2008.
Two others, Lloyd Pigg and Christina Collins, also pleaded guilty to charges in connection with the case.