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Hillbilly Days security discussed after Boston bombings

Updated: 04/16/2013 - With Monday's attack in the middle of a large crowd, concerns are raised about the security for heavily attended events. This includes Eastern Kentucky's, Hillbilly Days Festival, which takes place later this week.

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Construction underway to fix UPike's newest facility

Updated: 04/16/2013 - University of Pikeville officials say more than $30 million was spent on the new Coal Building and now a major construction project is underway to correct a code violation.

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Traffic change in downtown Pikeville

Updated: 04/15/2013 - City officials say construction is underway to make Division Street a two-way street. Division Street runs in between the old courthouse and the new judicial center.

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Set up for Hillbilly Days underway

Updated: 04/15/2013 - Hillbilly Days is one of the largest festivals in the state, bringing close to 150,000 visitors to Pike County. Sunday, set up for the festival began.

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Appalachian SPCA spring fling adoption

Updated: 04/13/2013 - Officials say they have several cats and dogs that need homes. The Appalachian SPCA works to save animals in Pike County. They take cats and dogs out of shelters that are in danger of being euthanized and place them in foster homes until they are adopted.

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Judi's Place fundraiser held in Pikeville

Updated: 04/13/2013 - April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and on Saturday hundreds came out for a 5K run and 1-mile walk in downtown Pikeville to support an organization that serves child abuse victims in our region.

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Families fighting to get running water

Posted: 04/12/2013 - Folks in the Jonican area of Pike County lost running water in 1997 and have been fighting to get it back. Now some of them will get it, but others will not see it anytime soon.

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First dedication ceremony held for new U.S. 460

Updated: 04/12/2013 - The first dedication ceremony for part of the new U.S. 460 was held in Pike County on Friday. The new bridge running across Shelby Creek has been named the 'Jasper and Anna Justice Memorial Bridge.'

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Big Sandy issues severe storm advisory

Posted: 04/11/2013 - Big Sandy RECC is making preparations for restoration of possible power outages caused by severe thunderstorms and damaging winds expected in our area late this evening.

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Greenhouses growing more than plants

Updated: 04/09/2013 - Handcrafted wood furniture and three greenhouses filled with various plants, are all constructed and maintained by participants in Mountain Comprehensive Care's Adult Day Training program at Shelby Valley in Pike County.

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Community mourns young student's death

Posted: 04/08/2013 - Shelby Damron died Sunday when the ATV she was on crashed into a tree. Now her friends and teachers at Johns Creek Elementary School in Pike County are trying to deal with the loss.

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KCTCS to host adult learner college fairs

Posted: 04/08/2013 - The Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) will host Adult Learner College Fairs at all 16 of its colleges beginning this week.

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Former students surprise longtime educator

Updated: 04/07/2013 - A longtime educator is retiring in Pike County. Her husband and former students pulled off a huge surprise celebration on Saturday.

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As Mingo mourns, former First Lady remembers Pike sheriff

Posted: 04/05/2013 - The assassination of Eugene Crum brought back painful memories for former Kentucky First Lady Judi Patton. She was only nine years old when her father, then Pike County sheriff Roy Conway, was killed.

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EKY medical school gets top honor

Posted: 04/03/2013 - UPIKE College of Osteopathic Medicine is ranked one of the best in the nation by U.S. News and World Report.

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Coal production dropped in eastern Ky. in 2012

Posted: 04/03/2013 - Kentucky statistics show that coal production in some of the state's historically big producers dropped in 2012 to the lowest levels seen in 47 years.

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