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Commonwealth Attorney releases recent Pike County indictments

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By Rachel Doverbaldwin@civitasmedia.comPIKEVILLE, Ky. - Keith Bartley, Commonwealth Attorney for Pike County, Ky., has released the names of individuals who were indicted by the grand jury during their first meeting in April.Cara B. Childers, 28, of Pikeville, was indicted on one count of receiving stolen property, a Class A misdemeanor.Audrea Lowe, 47, of Pikeville, stands indicted for a Class D felony charge of theft by unlawful taking.Joshua Adams, 36, of Pikeville, was indicted on charges of theft by unlawful taking, a Class D felony and being a persistent felony offender, first-degree, which is a Class B Felony.

 

Tug Valley Bass Anglers Yatesville Lake Tournament

Submitted ArticleYATESVILLE LAKE – Brandon Staten won the recent Tug Valley Bass Anglers tourney held April 14 at Yatesville Lake.It was the group’s second tourney of the season. There was a great turnout with 39 anglers competing in the event.Yatesville Lake was full pool and the water was in good shape with stained conditions on the entire lake and a temperature in the low 60’s.The weather for the tournament was ...

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Belfry crushes Mingo Central 24-11

By Kyle Lovernklovern@civitasmedia.com WILLIAMSON – The Belfry Pirates jumped out to an 8-0 lead in the first inning and led 18- 0 after the 3rd frame as they went on to crush Mingo Central 24-11 in five innings Thursday evening at Lefty Hamilton Park in West Williamson.Seniors Trenity Carr and Reed Williamson led the way for Belfry with home runs. Carr’...

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W.Va. AG court filings: quash gun law question

JONATHAN MATTISEAssociated PressCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The attorney general says a court challenge should be dismissed over whether West Virginians can bring guns to city recreational facilities that hold school events.Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s filings Thursday argue the city of Charleston shouldn’t receive court guidance on how to implement a state gun law. The Kanawha County Circuit Court filing said the city didn’t descri...

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Kyle Lovern/WDNAfter the rough weather of the past winter, potholes began popping up throughout the Tug Valley. Some patching has begun on U.S. Highway 52, but many side streets and rural roads still have plenty of the craters for motorists to dodge.

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Submitted photoThis live Crucifixion scene was held on a hill in Matewan by the Matewan United Methodist Church on Good Friday heading into the Easter weekend. Although there is no consensus regarding the exact date of the Crucifixion of Jesus, it is generally agreed by biblical scholars that it was on a Friday on or near Passover.

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Federal investigation of Arch Coal confirmed

By Rachel Doverbaldwin@civitasmedia.comA federal investigation of an Arch Coal subsidiary has been confirmed by a corporate spokesman in the midst of rumors and speculation that are quickly spreading throughout the Tug Valley as to what the investigation includes and who it may affect.The Daily News had received information from reliable sources of a possible billing and kickback scheme at a local coal-mining complex, and according to those close to the invest...

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Legends part of Easter traditions and festivities

By Rachel Doverbaldwin@civitasmedia.comIt’s common knowledge that Easter is a Christian celebration of Christ’s resurrection from the dead, three days after he was crucified for our sins, and along with Christmas is one of the two most celebrated days of the year for those with Christian beliefs.But did you know that this holiday also has pagan origins? Where did the colored eggs, cute little bunnies, baby chicks, leg of lamb dinners and lilies com...

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