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Homeless veterans center to be built in Pike Co.

Updated: 04/03/2013 - Officials say the new Homeless Veterans Transitional Housing Center has the perfect location for serving Veterans in rural areas as it is in between the Huntington VA, Mountain Home VA in Tennessee, and the Lexington VA.

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Friends helping Pike Co. fire victims

Updated: 04/01/2013 - A fire broke out Friday evening, leaving one Pike County family devestated, destroying their home and everything they own. The community is now rallying around the family to help them get back on their feet.

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New public library in Pike County

Updated: 03/30/2013 - Officials say this new building is key for the progress to continue. Pike County Judge Executive Wayne T. Rutherford explains, "Knowledge and education is the key to anything...for a work force, for jobs. This is something that is needed."

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Thousands attend community egg drop in Pikeville

Posted: 03/29/2013 - Folks lined up hours before the gates opened at 4:00 Friday afternoon at Bob Amos Park. Event organizers say this year's event was more crowded than last year's which had more than 3,000 in attendance.

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Smoking ban passes in Elkhorn City

Posted: 03/29/2013 - Council members in Elkhorn City on Thursday night overwhelmingly approved a smoking ban. The measure passed 6-0 bars smoking in public buildings and businesses within city limits.

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Community egg drop to be held in Pikeville

Updated: 03/28/2013 - Organizers with Trinity Harvest Church say the free event will have a carnival like atmosphere...with 24 inflatables, a dunking booth with state police, face painting, food vendors, live music, and more.

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Warmer temperatures will bring pothole repairs

Updated: 03/29/2013 - The beginning of spring is the time of year when highway department officials say their focus switches from treating icy and snowy roads to repairing roads that have been damaged by cold winter temperatures.

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UPike men's basketball coach fighting off the court

Updated: 03/27/2013 - The heart of a champion can be defined many different ways and many folks would use the University of Pikeville men's basketball coach as an example. Kelly Wells, was diagnosed with a kidney disease while in college. In 2004, Wells received a kidney transplant from his wife, Shawne.

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Big Sandy road crews prep for snow

Updated: 03/25/2013 - Road crews in the Big Sandy region are preparing for more snow in several counties that are under a winter storm warning.

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Two EKY hospitals team up to fight heart disease

Updated: 03/25/2013 - A big announcement came Monday in Prestonsburg as Pikeville Medical Center and Highlands Healthcare team up to fight heart disease, a leading cause of death in eastern Kentucky.

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Unknown soldier's grave marker restored

Updated: 03/25/2013 - A senseless act in November took a piece of history away in Pike County. On Saturday, folks gathered in between Elkhorn City and the Virginia state line, at the Unknown Soldier's Grave, to rededicate the historical marker that had been rammed by a car, knocked down, and tossed over a hillside.

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CSX train derails, 4 cars land in river

Updated: 03/24/2013 - Officials say just before 10 o'clock Saturday morning, 15 CSX cars were derailed near lower Splashdam Road in Dickenson County, sending four train cars into the Russell Fork River which runs into Kentucky.

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Coal Bowl Invitational held in Pikeville

Updated: 03/24/2013 - The academic meet was put on through a partnership between the University of Pikeville, Mullins School, and CEDAR, Inc. Eight schools were represented at the competition.

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