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  • WKYTFree shoes for Pikeville KidsWKYTPIKE COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT)- The ninth annual Shoes for Hope event will take place this Thursday in Pikeville. The event will go from two until five in the U-Pike gym. It is open to the public and volunteers will give free shoes and socks to every kid that ...

  • wwlp.com2 Pike County Inmates Accused Of Attempting To EscapeLEX18 Lexington KY NewsPIKEVILLE, Ky. (WSAZ) -- Two Pike County inmates are accused of drilling a hole in a wall in order to attempt to break out of jail, NBC affiliate WSAZ reports. Jailers say Derek Nunemaker, 21, and Ronald Skeens, 25, used a piece of metal to fashion a ...Two Pike County Inmates Accused of Attempting to Break out of JailWSAZ-TVPike County inmates deny drilling through wall in escape attemptWKYTall 7 news articles »

  • Pikeville Apartment Building Evacuated During FireWSAZ-TVPIKEVILLE, Ky. (WSAZ) -- A sprinkler system quickly extinguished a fire at the Myers Towers apartments on the 700 block of Hambley Boulevard. The fire started sometime around 1:30 a.m. Friday on the 9th floor of the apartment building. When the ...Apartment Fire Under Investigation In Pike CountyWCHS-TV8all 3 news articles »

  • Lexington Herald LeaderFormer lawmaker testifies during federal corruption trialLexington Herald LeaderPIKEVILLE, Ky. — A former Democratic state lawmaker who owns coal mines and helped regulate the coal industry on the House Natural Resources Committee told a federal jury Thursday that it was "awkward" when a state mine inspector assigned to his ...W. Keith Hall found guilty on bribery chargesWKYTFormer Kentucky lawmaker convicted of bribing state mine inspectorWATE 6 On Your SideFormer KY State Representative Convicted On Bribery ChargeWCHS-TV8Huntington Herald Dispatchall 54 news articles »

  • Pikeville trauma center gets Level II verificationHuntington Herald DispatchPIKEVILLE, Ky. - Pikeville Medical Center now has Kentucky's only American College of Surgeons-verified Level II Trauma Center, officials announced this week. As a verified trauma center, PMC is equipped and staffed to provide comprehensive emergency ...and more »

  • WKYTProsecutor: Former lawmaker Hall had inspector in his back pocketWKYTPIKEVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A federal prosecutor told a jury that a former Pike County lawmaker secretly paid tens of thousands of dollars to a state mine inspector. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the trial for Keith Hall began on Monday. The 55-year ...Prosecutor: Former lawmaker had inspector in his back pocketFOX19all 32 news articles »

  • Moody's assigns MIG 2 to University of Pikeville, KY's $50m Series 2015 BANMoodys.com (press release) (subscription)Moody's Investors Service assigns a MIG 2 rating to the University of Pikeville's $50 million Fixed-Rate Educational Facilities Revenue Bond Anticipation Notes (University of Pikeville - College of Optometry Project) Series 2015. The bond anticipation ...and more »

  • Lexington Herald LeaderPike County judge gets rare suspension with pay over allegations of name ...Lexington Herald LeaderCombs, who has been a judge since 2003, is paid $124,620 annually, as are all other Kentucky circuit judges, said Leigh Anne Hiatt, spokeswoman for the Administrative Office of the Courts. There are two other circuit judges in Pike County, Hiatt said.Pike Co. judge accused of threatening police, name-calling is suspendedWKYTKentucky judge accused of threatening police is suspendedParadise Postall 80 news articles »

  • WKYTSorry, you can't fly to Pikeville anymoreNashville Post (subscription) (blog)Appalachian Air, which operates a non-stop air service between Nashville and Pikeville, Ky., is shutting down operations in July. Blame the "War on Coal," the airline says: Spokesman Luke Schmidt said, "We're certainly very disappointed that we had to ...Appalachian Air being grounded after slow takeoffAlbany Times UnionAppalachian Air grounded after slow takeoffJohnson City Press (subscription)all 25 news articles »

  • Can an Appalachian 'Silicon Holler' rise in coal's shadow?ReutersPIKEVILLE, KY, June 8 Portraits of local heroes are stenciled onto the walls of an old Coca-Cola bottling plant in Pikeville, Kentucky: 10 images that seem to be watching over apprentices hunched over keyboards in what has become the office of ...and more »

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