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Perry County man leads Troopers on multi-county chase

Updated: 03/23/2015 - State Troopers say Lumpkins led police on a chase along several roads before turning onto a strip mining road on Highway 7 North in Letcher County. Troopers say Lumpkins got away and ended up at Collins Branch in Knott County.

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former Letcher County Dog Warden Indicted

Updated: 03/20/2015 - Brandon Collier is alleged to have possessed various controlled substances, including the prescription drugs klonopin and subutex while he was an inmate in the Letcher County Jail.

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Letcher County still recovering after severe weather

Posted: 03/18/2015 - Severe weather has stretched county budgets, and many people are left wondering how they will pay for damage to private property as well. In Letcher County, the snow and the flooding are gone, but the damage they caused remains.

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Man charged with sexually abusing Letcher County child

Updated: 03/17/2015 - Terry Wayne Patrick was arrested Saturday afternoon following an investigation by Jenkins Police. Officers say they received reports that Patrick had been abusing a nine-year-old girl at his home.

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Eastern Ky. murder suspects arrested in Texas

Posted: 03/03/2015 - Lieutenant Pat Zorma, with the Potter County Texas Sheriff's Department told WYMT the 2006 Saturn Vue the pair was in was stopped along I-40 around 1:15 PM on Tuesday for a traffic violation.

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Parts of Letcher county without water, county officals now offering free bottled water

Updated: 02/24/2015 - Last night, Letcher county officials received a shipment of water which is being given out at two locations. Judge Ward says those affected by the water outage may come by the Neon or Letcher fire departments and pickup the water, each household must bring a copy of their water bill in order to receive this water while supplies last.

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Jobless rates down in all 120 Kentucky counties

Posted: 01/30/2015 - The Kentucky Office of Employment and Training says that's the fourth time in the last five months that Kentucky has had a year-over-year unemployment drop in all counties.

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UPDATE: Letcher County man arrested on drug charges

Posted: 01/28/2015 - Howard was found with more than $6,500.00 in suspected drug money and medication including oxycodone they also tell us he had notes in his wallet detailing out of state drug trafficking.

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