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Flash flooding damages school in Perry County
Monday's heavy rain caused flash flooding in Eastern Kentucky. One of the hardest hit areas was the Big Creek community of Perry County.
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Floyd County Times
Judge: Criminal drug element filling prescription void
As state and federal agencies tighten their grips on pill pipelines, other serious drugs, with their own unique problems, are beginning to see resurgence in Eastern Kentucky, warned Floyd District Judge Eric Hall, during a meeting Tuesday of the Communities Against Drug Addiction.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Paintsville doctor sentenced to 6 years for pushing pain pills
A judge has sentenced former Paintsville physician Richard Albert to more than six years in prison for conspiring to unlawfully distribute and dispense prescription pills.
Red River Gorge featured in new movie by Lexington filmmaker
June 17--For Bruce Barnett, premiering his movie Red River Moon at the Kentucky Theatre is "a dream come true."
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Study shows food insecurity high in Eastern Kentucky
Results were released last week for a national study done by Feeding America. The study shows that many Eastern Kentuckians do not know where their next meal will come from.
Fifty Years of Night, Part 2 | Coal jobs gone, perhaps for good
His grandfather Willard Thacker raised 16 children on a miner's pay, beginning in the days when the back-breaking job involved blasting down coal and loading it into carts with a shovel.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Veterans honored at Expo
Morehead State University, in cooperation with veterans' services, community, volunteer and business organizations, sponsored the first Eastern Kentucky Veterans Expo Friday, June 14, at the Boyd County Middle School.
Eastern Ky. man pleads guilty to murdering parents
An eastern Kentucky man has pleaded guilty to murdering his parents, whose bodies were found buried on their farm five months after they disappeared last year.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Stumbo wants to use bonds to replace coal money that went to Rupp Arena
House Speaker Greg Stumbo said Thursday he'll work to repay the state's coal severance tax funds for $2.5 million that he previously agreed to divert to Rupp Arena in downtown Lexington.
I-64 Construction Underway In Eastern Kentucky
Work is underway on Interstate 64 in eastern Kentucky where more than 12 miles of paving and other improvements are taking place.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Johnson County Doctor Sentenced In Pill Conspiracy
Tiersa Davis Web Producer: Jeff Morris Reported: Jun. 12, 2013 4:39 PM EDT Updated: Jun. 12, 2013 5:04 PM EDT Lexington , Kentucky A Johnson County doctor who admitted to unlawfully dispensing thousands of pills was sentenced Wednesday.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
State using coal taxes for Rupp Arena project, upsetting coal-county leaders
Gov. Steve Beshear's administration is taking $2.5 million from shrinking coal severance tax funds and giving it to Lexington to help pay for the planning and design of Rupp Arena's renovation.
Generals stress early education in visit to Chestnut Street YMCA
Concerned by the number of Americans who cannot quality for military service, three retired Army generals visited the Chestnut Street Family YMCA on Tuesday morning to stress the importance of early education.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Storms Cause Power Outages; Damage Reported In Ky.
Jeff Morris Web Producer: Jeff Morris Reported: Jun. 10, 2013 1:14 PM EDT Updated: Jun. 10, 2013 1:23 PM EDT Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia More than 4,500 customers in West Virginia and Kentucky were without power after storms rolled through.
Frankfort lawmakers consider adopting fairness ordinance
If the Board of Commissioners allows the ordinance to move forward, it will require two readings and a vote to become law.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Kentucky legislator owns permits for coal mines with many violations
An influential Eastern Kentucky legislator owns the permits on Pike County coal mines that have been cited repeatedly by the state for safety and environmental violations.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Author of new Hatfields and McCoys book visits with descendants of feuding kin
Left to right: Loretta McCoy, Linda Kaiser, Jeremy Hatfield, Iris Underwood and Kim Geralds waited to have author Dean King, sign The Feud: The Hatfields and McCoys, the True Story.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Medical helicopter crash kills three in Eastern Kentucky
A medical helicopter crashed in eastern Kentucky, killing all three crewmembers aboard.
Thu Jun 06, 2013