Rockslide in Breathitt Co. closes Walmart

JACKSON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Breathitt Co. Emergency Management says a rockslide in Breathitt Co. damaged the Jackson Walmart, and that the store will not open as a result.

No one was hurt in the rockslide.  No word on when the Walmart will re-open or the extent of the damages.

The store says customers will be able to pick up prescriptions already filled between 12:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday. The pharmacy will tentatively be open Tuesday between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Customers are asked to come to the front of the store where a pharmacy associate will be able to take care of them. No customers will be permitted in the store at this time.

Customers who need a prescription filled are asked to please go to or contact the Walmart pharmacy in Hazard or another location until further notice.

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