Emily Bennett, WKYT

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Past articles by Emily:

12-year-old celebrates birthday with COVID-19 vaccine

Instead of asking for a pool party and sleepover with friends for her birthday this year, 12-year-old Lucy Roy asked to roll up her sleeve for a COVID-19 vaccination. → Read More

‘He’s family’: Pineville community rallies around Spanish teacher as he faces deportation

As of Tuesday afternoon, the petition had more than 1,500 signatures. → Read More

‘I fell in love with fishing’: Quarantine inspires Clay County girl to start custom bait business

Bailey Gregory makes bucktail, marabou and combination jigs and lures in several colors and sizes. → Read More

‘It’s just been a nightmare for six years’: Family still waiting on answers for missing Knott County woman

Natasha Fugate Jones left her grandmother’s house in the Fisty community of Knott County and was never seen again. → Read More

‘We kept imagining our child’: Couple finds missing Knott County three-year-old

Police say Madlyn is dehydrated and has some scratches but overall she is doing well. → Read More

Breathitt County Extension Office deliver buckets of supplies to flood victims

The items were collected from the regional distribution site in Wolfe County as well as from local donors and sponsors. → Read More

‘It was awesome’: Local boy’s Christmas wish comes true as brother returns home from the Army

During the drive-thru Christmas event, Santa Claus brought out Joshua, causing an emotional moment. → Read More

East Kentucky Dream Center’s ‘Hometown Christmas’ gives toys and food to hundreds of kids

The East Kentucky Dream Center joined together with the Appalachian Wireless Arena, the Pikeville Police and the fire departments to give children a special Christmas. → Read More

‘Explore, Stay Informed and Connect’: The City of London launches mobile app

The app is named LondonKY and can be downloaded on Apple and Android phones. → Read More

‘It took over 10,000’: Local teacher creates muppet themed mural using post-it notes

The mural took more than 10,00 post-it notes and about two weeks to complete. → Read More

Frontier Behavioral Health opens residential treatment facility, sees need increase throughout the pandemic

Last month, Frontier Behavioral Health opened its second residential treatment facility. → Read More

‘6 inches to the left I would have been dead’: Manhole cover falls through Whitesburg official’s windshield

When Larry Everidge drove under a bridge on US 23 near the Tennessee and Virginia line, a manhole cover crashed through his windshield. → Read More

ARH hospitals see ‘tremendous increase’ in COVID-19 hospitalizations

Dr. Maria Braman said the hospitals are far from reaching capacity and does not want people to be afraid, but to focus on doing their part to stop the spread. → Read More

Senate President Robert Stivers reacts to Breonna Taylor verdict

Senator Stivers says he expects serious police reform to occur, especially in the next few years. → Read More

Peaceful candlelight vigil held for Breonna Taylor in Hazard

The vigil will begin at 7:00 p.m. at the farmers market by Triangle Park. → Read More

Kentucky State Police advises caution on roads as Labor Day weekend begins

Kentucky State Police are urging caution on the roads this holiday weekend. → Read More

‘It could be a catastrophe’: Local doctor talks importance of flu shots during pandemic

Dr. Fadi Al Akhrass says it is important to keep the flu season to a minimum, to keep pressure off the health care system. → Read More

New private school to open in midst of pandemic

School will begin on August 19, only offering in person classes. → Read More

‘He’s truly a miracle’: Knox County baby comes home after 620 days in the hospital

On October 26, 2018 Legend Denver Asher was born weighing just one pound seven ounces. → Read More