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KSP: Powell County escapee stole county truck

State Police are looking for an inmate they say escaped around 4 p.m. Wednesday.

California man dies in motorcycle crash during police chase in Powell County

State Police say a man died after wrecking his motorcycle on KY-11 near Stanton, during a police pursuit.

Search continues for missing hiker

The search continues for a hiker who disappeared in Red River Gorge Tuesday night.

Crash halts traffic in Powell County

POWELL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) - Traffic is clear after a UPS truck crashed in Powell County. It happened near mile marker 27 on Mountain Parkway. Officials say...

Hardwood products producer announces $3.35 million investment in Eastern Kentucky

Powell Valley Millwork will add 20 to 25 full-time jobs thanks to the investment.

Hiker bitten by Copperhead in Powell County

A woman was bitten in the ankle while hiking on Martins Fork Trail.

KY 11 reopens after deadly collision in Powell County

A South Booneville man who died in a head-on collision in Powell County Wednesday has been identified.

Rest area in Powell County reopening

The Junior Williamson Rest Area, located at Exit 33 of the Bert T. Combs Mountain Parkway at Slade is reopening to the public on Thursday.

No school Wednesday for Powell County students

There will be no school for students Wednesday in the Powell County School System.

Police chase suspect still on the loose

A man accused of leading police on a chase through two counties is still on the loose, a week after the incident, according to Stanton Police.

Stanton man arrested after body is found in home

A Powell County man was arrested after a man's body was found in a house in Stanton on Tuesday, according to State Police.

Officials: Manhunt underway in Montgomery County

Powell county officials say a Stanton Police officer attempted to pull over a vehicle and the vehicle didn’t stop.

EPA to help Kentuckians improve health, environment and revitalize local economy

Powell County, Kentucky is one of ten communities selected to participate in the Healthy Places for Healthy People planning assistance program. Healthy Places for Healthy People is a new initiative that helps communities leverage health care facilities to foster downtown revitalization and economic growth, improve health and protect the environment.

UPDATE: Victims identified in deadly crash on Mountain Parkway

The victims of a violent crash on the Mountain Parkway in Powell County on Sunday have been identified.

Deadly crash on Mountain Parkway in Powell County

There was a deadly single car crash on the Mountain Parkway in Powell County Sunday night, according to State Police.

Teen rescued in Powell County after 35-50 foot fall

A teen is safe tonight in Powell County after an emergency rescue.

Dog stuck on a cliff successfully rescued

A rescue dog that was trapped on a ledge in Powell County, is now safe thanks to the efforts of multiple agencies.

Clay City Man Accused of Child Exploitation

State police say a Clay City man was arrested in a child exploitation investigation.

Lane closure scheduled for Mountain Parkway Monday

Drivers using the westbound lanes of the Bert T. Combs Mountain Parkway in Powell County should be prepared for a lane closure near Stanton beginning Monday, Oct. 3.

Mountain Parkway in Powell County reopens after deadly crash

Two people were killed Tuesday in a single vehicle crash on the Mountain Parkway in Powell County, according to investigators.

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UPDATE: 38-year-old New Circle victim identified

Two vehicle crash has raod still closed.

City at crossroads, should rename Cheapside, business owners say

Time to recognize the "atrocities perpetrated there."
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Lexington gears up to light the sky while social distancing

For those who decide to get a closer view of the fireworks downtown, the city says to stay in your car.

Coronavirus stops Bell County Volunteer Fire smoke detector program

Bell County Fire Department says because of an uptick in coronavirus cases it will not restart its smoke detector program.