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  1. Rogers supplies books to Breathitt County Public LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Floyd County Times

    U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers has been collecting surplus books from the Library of Congress to help stock and replace books in schools and small public libraries across southern and eastern Kentucky. Rogers' Field Representative Nick Camic recently delivered approximately 100 books to the Breathitt County Public Library in Jackson.

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  2. Jackson Man Injured by Gunfire During ArgumentRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Kentucky State Police

    An afternoon dispute between two men in Jackson ended with one suffering from a gunshot wound and the other incarcerated. Kentucky State Police Troopers and Detectives, along with officers with Jackson Police Department and Breathitt County Sheriff's Office responded to a residence on Sewell Street in downtown Jackson in response to a call of a gunshot victim.

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  3. KSP Responds to 911 Complaint at Belfry High SchoolRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Kentucky State Police

    ... a student brought an unloaded firearm to the school. The student was located, detained, and transported to Breathitt County Juvenile Detention Center. At no time were the students or faculty threatened, or in immediate danger regarding this ...

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  4. Student Detained After Gun Found In Pike County SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... placed on lockdown. Kentucky State Police officials say that they detained the student and took him to Breathitt County Juvenile Detention Center. They are not releasing his charges. Thirteen-month-old twins and their grandfather died after a car ...

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  5. FICKERT, GenevaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | Dayton Daily News

    News Death Notice FICKERT, Geneva Age 76, of Miamisburg, passed away on Friday, March 13, 2015. She was born on June 25, 1938 in Breathitt County, KY to the late Jerry & Ada Barnett.

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  6. Flood Watch Through Saturday MorningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... A Flood Watch is in effect for the northern half of KY (places along and north of a line from Boyle to Breathitt county) tonight through Saturday morning. Another 1-3" of rain is possible through Saturday afternoon. This could lead to additional ...

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  7. Family fears the worst for missing eastern Kentucky manRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | WKYT

    ... and he was supposed to call her back but no phone call was ever made." He says his father left his Breathitt County home on the morning of March 4th with plans to drive to Nicholasville for work and then down to Nashville to buy a trailer. "He never ...

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  8. Atty General Conway Announces Guilty Pleas In Sex Abuse CasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Attorney General Jack Conway and his Office of Special Prosecutions today announced the guilty plea and Robert Morris, age 69. Morris pled guilty in the Breathitt Circuit Court today to six counts of First Degree Sexual Abuse against two victims. Three of the counts are Class C felonies, involving a child under the age of 12, and 3 counts are Class D felonies involving a child under the age of 16. Morris also entered a plea of guilty on February 26 in the Pulaski Circuit Court to one count of Second Degree Rape, and one count of First Degree Sexual Abuse, both Class C felonies, involving one of the minor victims involved in the Breathitt County case.

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  9. Rising Water Causing Traffic IssuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    US 68 near the Palisades in Mercer County is covered in water. However, the road is not closed to through traffic but drivers are encouraged to find other routes.

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  10. Knott Central upsets LeslieRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... off a 3 before the buzzer but it was off the mark. Knott Central advances to the semifinals and will play Breathitt County on Friday. Letcher Central will play Perry Central in the other semifinal game/ Consecutive baskets by Waugh, a 3-pointer and ...

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  11. Tickets for Dawahares/KHSAA Hall of Fame Banquet on sale March 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Floyd County Times

    ... consists of Ron Bevars (North Hardin), Kyra Elzy (Oldham County), Rich Hendrick (Bristow), Dudley Hilton (Breathitt County, Bell County, Bourbon County, Taylor County), Adrienne Hundemer (Dayton), Dennis Johnson (Harrodsburg), Crystal Kelly (Sacred ...

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  12. Alma Brown-WrightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Palladium-Item

    Alma was born in Breathitt County, Kentucky on March 20, 1929. Alma had lived in Cambridge City for many years before moving to Connersville.

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  13. WILSON, EdithRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | Dayton Daily News

    News Death Notice WILSON, Edith Age 90, of Springboro, Ohio, died Thursday February 19, 2015 at Hospice of Butler-Warren Counties. She was born in Breathitt County, Kentucky on October 12, 1924 to Oscar and Candus McIntosh.

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  14. Woman Escapes Alleged CarjackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... he grabbed the wheel and stole her car. That vehicle has not been found by authorities. Law enforcement in Breathitt County caught up with Hogg a couple of days later, and arrested him on a different warrant. He then bonded out before the new ...

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  15. Fast start propels BearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... ion (ranked 14th in the state by Cantrall) on Saturday. HCHS closes the regular season next week by playing Breathitt County on Monday and Whitley County on Thursday.

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  16. Fast start sends Bell to victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    Bella Noe 1-8 6-8 8, Lindsay Branson 3-8 0-0 9, Blair Green 5-15 2-5 14, Kate Evans 1-2 1-2 3, Kaylea Gross 2-5 1-2 5, Lauren Smith 1-4 0-0 2, Leah Evans 0-1 0-0 0, Rebecca Middleton 0-3 0-0 0. Totals: 13-46 12-18 41. Jess Sanders 4-8 0-0 11, Katrina Johnson 4-5 0-0 12, Maci Morris 9-20 10-13 31, Kelli Smith 4-8 0-1 10, Zoe Taylor 2-5 0-1 4, Sarah Collins 0-1 0-0 0, Alex Brock 0-0 0-0 0, Allison Howard 1-4 0-0 2, Caleigh Collett 0-1 0-0 0, Bethany Miracle 0-0 0-0 0. Totals: 24-52 10-15 70. 3-point goals: Harlan County 3-15 , Bell County 12-22 . Rebounds: Harlan County 26, Bell County 25. Turnovers: Harlan County 12, Breathitt County 7. Fouled out: Harlan County .

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  17. Breathitt County High School locking student restrooms during classesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | WKYT

    Some Breathitt County parents are upset about restrooms at the high school being locked during classes but the principal said it's a necessary move because of what some students are doing in those restrooms. It's not just visitors to Breathitt County High School who are having to sign in at the front office these days.

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  18. Breathitt Co. School Bus Slides Off Icy RoadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    A school bus was involved in an accident in the River Caney area of Breathitt County on Wednesday morning. Police are saying the crash was due to icy roads.

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  19. Watch For Slick SpotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... into more widespread icing conditions. Officials reported icy, hazardous roads in south Madison County and Breathitt county early Tuesday morning. "When it's raining it just washes the salt brine away," Kentucky Transportation Department District 11 ...

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  20. Indiana Man Killed in a Motorcycle Collision on KY Highway 15Read the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | Kentucky State Police

    An Indiana man, who was critically injured in a collision on January 2nd in Breathitt County, has died. Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Hazard initially responded to a two vehicle collision on KY Highway 15 in the Ned community at approximately 4:28 p.m., on Friday January 2, 2015. 1 comment