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Latest local news for April 18:

Lexington Officials Declare Emergency Area Until April 7th

news image preview thumbnailAs both the Kentucky Wildcats and Louisville Cardinals remain in the NCAA Tournament, city officials in Lexington have declared an “emergency area” where off-campus housing sits near the #1 seed Wildcats’ University as the Tournament ne... More »

Lewis County Drug Round-Up Largest In County History

news image preview thumbnailA different kind of March Madness is going on in Lewis County. A record setting number of people have been targeted in a drug round-up that Sheriff Johnny Bivens called the largest in the county’s history. Deputies with the Lewis County She... More »

Pike County To Enforce New Child Support Policy

news image preview thumbnailIn Pike County, officials have noticed there is more than 9 million in unpaid child support. A new policy has been put into place, allowing law enforcement officials to bring offenders to jail during routine traffic stops. Even with the new p... More »

Whitesburg City Police Address Parking Problem In Downtown Area

news image preview thumbnailIn Whitesburg, city officials are attempting to solve a parking problem in the downtown area. Police are enforcing the city’s two hour parking limit, in a move that is very popular with local business owners. While Bella Home Furnishings op... More »

Idea State U Program Awards Local Colleges

news image preview thumbnailStudents from the University of Pikeville, Morehead, Berea, Union and other colleges participating in the “Idea State U” competition were awarded more than 5,000 dollars yesterday. Idea State U is a state sponsored entrepreneur competitio... More »

Steel Magnolias Showing at Jenny Wiley Theatre in Pikeville

news image preview thumbnailOne of the most beloved movies of the 1980’s has been turned into a play at the Jenny Wiley Theatre in Pikeville. Steel Magnolias was released in 1989, starring an ensemble cast featuring Sally Field, Julia Roberts, Olympia Dukakis, Shirley... More »

Kentucky Ties Largest Win Margin in Sweet 16 History Against West Virginia

news image preview thumbnailIn The NCAA Tournament last night in Los Angeles, Wisconsin sent North Carolina home with a close 79-72 victory, advancing to meet Arizona in the Elite Eight. Meanwhile in Cleveland, West Virginia’s freshman guard Daxter Miles Jr. had predi... More »

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