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Special Weather Statement until SAT 4:00 AM EST

This Z remains in effect until 4:00 am Saturday for Pike County, KY


Candidate signup period now open for three municipal elections

Three of Mingo Counties five municipalities will be conducting elections for all elected positions within their respective town governments… Read more


Daughter of former owners reopens iconic Williamson restaurant

Throughout Williamson’s long and storied history there have been a plethora of popular eateries occupying the storefronts up and down the c… Read more

Gilbert council revises city rental rates

The Gilbert Town Council restructured its rental rates for retail and professional spaces inside the Gilbert Municipal Complex during its m… Read more


Holliday out as Marshall coach

With bowl season over, with only the NCAA national championship game left to be played, the coaching carousel will be in full swing in the … Read more

Dean leads Pirates past Prestonsburg in opener

PRESTONSBURG — Sophomore guard Sal Dean scored a game-high 22 points to lead visiting Belfry past Prestonsburg 83-62 in a boys’ high school… Read more

The pandemic and how it affects athletes

As our nation goes through one it’s most turbulent times, we must look to our future and how it has been affected by the pandemic. While we… Read more



Summer 2020 Inspired Magazine


Lashes and Lace Fall 2018

Click the link above to view the latest Lashes and Lace Magazine. Read more


Mingo campaign wins National Bright Spot award

Mingo County Schools officials announced that the school system’s “Literacy League” was recently notified that it is being recognized as a … Read more


Looney for the toons

There is a great deal I could and want to say about this week’s events — particularly those that occurred on Wednesday in our nation's capi… Read more

New changes looming on the horizon for in-person classrooms

The governor has made new decrees regarding the importance of in-person classroom learning for the state’s students. To this end he issued … Read more

Looking ahead, past COVID

For quite some time, it has become customary in our newspaper to use the edition either right before or right after the New Year’s to take … Read more



Obituaries 1-15-21

Andy Dillon Sr. Read more


Obituaries 1-8-21

Darlene Cooper Read more


Obituaries 12-31-20

Jerry Akers Sr. Read more

Upcoming Events

Pike County Public Library Story Hour: Belfry ages 3-5

The Pike County Library Story Hour: Belfry - Friday: ages 3-5 - 12:30 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. Read more

Pike County Public Library Story Hour: Elkhorn

The Pike County Public Library Story Hour at Elkhorn will be on Thursdays. Noon until 1:15 p.m. for… Read more

Belfry Public Library Sewing Classes

The Belfry Public Library hosts sewing classes every Tuesday at 4 p.m. Sewing enthusiasts of all le… Read more


Weather Today

Scattered showers


44° 31°

Showers ending early. Lows overnight in the low 30s.

Cloud Coverage:76%
Wind:S at mph
Chance of Snow:0%
UV Index:0 Low
Sunrise:07:43:16 AM
Sunset:05:35:43 PM

This Week's Forecast

Scattered showersFri
51%44° 31°
Heavy snowSat
45%36° 32°
24%38° 29°
24%34° 29°
Mostly cloudyTue
24%46° 29°
Partly cloudyWed
22%41° 33°
Scattered showersThu
53%48° 33°