- Judge Executive Wayne T. Rutherford sent a letter to Congressman Hal Rogers asking for his help to obtain money from Abandoned Mine Land (AML) trust funds citing nearly $2.5 billion that he believes belongs here in the mountains.
- Downtown Pikeville turned pink on Saturday, as hundreds took part in the 5K race and other events held to support those impacted by breast cancer. The area became covered in the color from businesses, to people, and even some furry creatures.
- Officials with the Richmond, Virginia based company said Monday night the layoffs occurred at operations at the McCoy Elkhorn complex in Pike and Floyd counties, the Bledsoe complex in Leslie and Harlan counties and the Long Branch Surface mine in London.
- A road project that officials say will create better access for more than 80 people living on the Kentucky/Virginia border has received approval from the railroad company, Norfolk Southern Corporation, to move forward.
- A project three years in the making took a step forward last week as contracts were approved and signed to bring commercial air service to Pike County, but now the Pike County Fiscal Court is questioning some of the decisions made in the contracts.