The Pikeville city commissioners received the yearly review of the Pikeville Police Department from Chief Chris Edmonds Monday in which Edmonds spoke about the increased calls to which the department is responding and also the increased time officers are spending with local school children.
A collaborative program through Eastern Kentucky University is providing opportunities for advancement in criminal justice degrees through placements of classes on campuses through the Kentucky Community and Technical College System.
Pikeville’s Main Street Program puts a lot of work into getting downtown ready for the summer season by planting flowers and painting murals, which are just the beginning of what the organization is doing.
The Pike County Board of Education decided to end its contract with the Pike County Health Department in order to save the district what officials say could be a significant amount of money.
In a special called meeting Wednesday the Pikeville City Commission voted on the bid for the first stage of upgrades to the current wastewater facility. The job was given to Judy Construction Company from Cynthiana, which came in with a bid of $15.6 million.
Local law enforcement’s response to a white nationalist group’s rally in Pikeville last weekend has resulted in an outpouring of support for officers and other first responders in the days since.