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Past articles by Buddy:

Little’s big legacy: Officer remembered as a ‘real life super hero’ after COVID-19 death

Friends and coworkers said he was known for his dedication to the community and his compassion. → Read More

‘It feels like the Jenny Wiley Festival’: Prestonsburg festival going strong for 40th year

The Jenny Wiley Festival is still celebrating tradition 40 years later. → Read More

Record-breaking pumpkin on display at Jenny Wiley Festival

The overgrown gourd weighs in at 1,663 pounds. → Read More

Pike County Schools to remain masked as county remains in red

School returns in-person Monday, with students and teachers masked up. → Read More

New pup on patrol with Prestonsburg police

Nelson just joined the PD as the first bite dog K-9 officer on the force. → Read More

‘It’s not gonna happen in Elkhorn City’: City responds to safety concerns with new neighborhood watch

A break-in in the community has the mayor trying to pump the brakes on crime. → Read More

‘Our circle is finally connected’: Mother and daughter reunite after more than 62 years

Deborah Lee and her mother Vivian Leslie met up Friday, catching up after nearly 63 years apart. → Read More

Family pleads, ‘Do what’s right,’ as search for missing Pike County man enters month three

Mike Dixon has been missing since April 13. Three months later, his family is still searching for answers. → Read More

Family grieves overdose death by creating outreach ministry

After Daniel Williamson's overdose in 2019, his family found a new mission: helping others who find themselves battling the same darkness. → Read More

Community rallies behind deputy sheriff battling leukemia

James Keeton was diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia this week. → Read More

Prestonsburg Passage Trail trouble leads to investigation

As summer kicks off, the passage trail is now seeing its share of potential troubles. → Read More

Letcher County fifth-grader shoots to first in nation for archery

Kimber Collins had a target- and that target was a national championship. → Read More

Eastern Kentucky gas stations pump the brakes on fuel hoarding

The stations announced Tuesday that customers will be limited to $30 fuel transactions and all pumps are currently pre-pay only. → Read More

‘A saved life saved a life’: Men in recovery save man overdosing in Lawrence County

Two men in addiction recovery sprang to action last week to help a neighbor who overdosed in a nearby home. → Read More

‘It’s very frustrating’: Water woes continue in Martin County

Martin County community members continue to wait on water to be restored after severe flooding → Read More

‘Just trying to keep our community going’: Lawrence County hopes to find relief from winter storm fallout

A small community comes together to create a new power in the absence of electricity. → Read More

‘Things are looking up’ as utility restoration efforts continue in Magoffin County

The Magoffin County community continues to see the impacts of recent winter weather. → Read More

Big Sandy Regional Call Center opens line of communication for vaccinations

A regional partnership is all about opening vaccination access to eligible people in the Big Sandy. → Read More

‘At least there’s hope and at least there’s light’: PMC phasing in next tier of COVID-19 vaccines

Pikeville Medical Center is now allowing some of the people in the 1-C tier to schedule their COVID-19 vaccinations. → Read More

Sundy Best celebrating ‘home’ with Kinfolk Reunion Weekend

Sundy Best is hitting the stage in the spring with the Kinfolk Reunion Weekend. → Read More