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Cleaning up Hillbilly Days

Posted: 5:34 PM - A walk through downtown Pikeville on Sunday would make you wonder if Hillbilly Days even happened.

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New K9 officer at Pike County Detention Center

Updated: 5:41 PM - Cutting down on drug use is a constant battle, which is why Pike County Jailer, Freddie Lewis brought in a new officer to help with the cause, K9 Copper.

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Hillbilly Days is underway in downtown Pikeville

Posted: 04/16/2015 - The annual tradition continues, the hillbillies are descending on Pikevile for Hillbilly Days. Since 1977 the festival has helped raise money for the Shriners Hospital in Lexington. What started as a small parade has grown into one of the largest festivals in the state.

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Judi's Place for Kids holds annual 5K

Updated: 04/11/2015 - More than seven-hundred people spent their morning in Downtown Pikeville, for Judi's Place for Kids, annual 5K.

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Armed robbery at Pike County arcade

Updated: 04/07/2015 - Kentucky State Police tell us an employee was taking out trash, early Saturday morning, when two men forced her back into the building.

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Mudslide destroys Pike County church

Posted: 04/04/2015 - Officials in Pike County say heavy rains Friday caused a mudslide to push a church in the community of Shelbiana off its foundation. WYMT spoke to church officials and former members about a loss they say is being felt by the entire community.

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Big Sunday for Big Sandy

Posted: 03/29/2015 - As part of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System's "Yes, you can go to college" program, college recruiters from the Big Sandy Community and Technical college held their fifth annual, Super Sunday, in Pikeville.

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Sharp curve in Pike County to be fixed

Updated: 03/27/2015 - A sharp curve by the Millard School, in Pike County, that is known to be the scene of several accidents will soon be fixed.

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Public Service Commission officials hear public comment on Kentucky Power rate increase

Posted: 03/24/2015 - Officials with the Kentucky Public Service Commission held the first of a series of public meetings Tuesday night in Hazard. The meetings are to receive comments on a 12.5 percent rate increase proposed by Kentucky Power, which would translate to an average increase of 22 dollars per month for residential customers.

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UPDATE: Guilty verdict in Pike County reckless homicide trial

Posted: 03/23/2015 - A jury found Kilgore guilty on Thursday of Reckless Homicide and Assault 4th Degree, but deadlocked on a recommended sentence on the reckless homicide charge, Kilgore was recommended to pay a $500.00 fine with no jail on the Assault charge.

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