The March 1st Flood of 2021 will go down in history as one of the worst floods to hit Breathitt, Lee and surrounding counties. Several places in Johnson, Perry, Breathitt and Lee County were hit by torrential rain fall that has lead to historic flooding. Homes, cares and property have been lost throughout the region. Appalachian Citizens Voice has compiled 600 photos from people who have witnessed the devastation. APV will post more pics as they become available.
Gov. Beshear Announces Opening of KYTC Regional Driver Licensing Offices in Columbia and Jackson
Will issue REAL ID-compliant licenses, IDs as well as standard credentials FRANKFORT, Ky. (Oct. 5, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear today announced the opening of two new Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) regional driver licensing offices in Columbia and Jackson. They bring to 10 the number of KYTC regional offices newly opened or reopened to handle licensing […]
Pikeville Man Sentenced to 240 Months for Firearm Offenses
PIKEVILLE, Ky. – A Pikeville man, Richard Starghill, 43, was sentenced on Tuesday, to 240 months in federal prison, by U.S. District Court Judge Karen Caldwell, following his convictions for being a felon in possession of a pistol and sawed-off shotgun. According to testimony at his trial, the Kentucky State Police responded to a complaint that Starghill […]
Kentucky State Police Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Laurel County
Corbin, KY. (Jan. 12, 2022) –The Kentucky State Police (KSP) Critical Incident Response Team is investigating a trooper-involved shooting that occurred on Jan. 11 at approximately 10:00 p.m. EST in Laurel County. The preliminary investigation indicates that a KSP trooper was attempting to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle for a traffic violation on the […]