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  1. Blackcats outlast Shelby Valley, claim district winRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Floyd County Times

    ... Our JV team picked up a big win over Leslie County on Monday and will wrap up conference play at Hazard and Breathitt County. Right now, I think they are 5-1 in conference play. Our coaches are pleased with the development of our young bunch over ...

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  2. Lawsuit filed over school tax hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Norwalk Citizen News

    An eastern Kentucky prosecutor has filed suit over a tax increase, saying it is an example of "taxation without representation." The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Breathitt County Commonwealth's Attorney Darrell Herald filed the lawsuit, which has about 30 plaintiffs, last month in Circuit Court.

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  3. Breathitt County students visit Early College ProgramRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | WMKY-FM Morehead

    Students from Breathitt County High School visited the Morehead State University campus, as part of the Early College Program, Friday, Sept. 26. More than 50 high and technical schools offered MSU classes during the fall semester with more than 2,000 high school students participating in the program.

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  4. Mary Tungate, Adair County, KY,Read the original story

    Sep 20, 2014 | Columbia Magazine

    Mary Tungate, Adair County, KY, She was a native of Breathitt County, KY, and a resident of Adair County at the time of her death. She was the widow of Harry Tungate.

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  5. Single Vehicle Collision Claims Life of Breathitt County ManRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2014 | Kentucky State Police

    On Thursday July 3rd, 2014 KSP Post 13 was notified of a single vehicle collision which occurred at 1032 Miller Branch Barwick Road in the Altro community of Breathitt County. Trooper Randall Coots was dispatched to the scene and through his investigation determined a 1993 Ford Explorer which was operated by Jordan White, age 20 was traveling northnound along Miller Branch Barwick Road when the vehicle dropped off the right shoulder of the road, the driver overcorrected and lost control striking a tree causing the vehicle to overturn.

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  6. Breathitt County Collision Leaves One Dead, One Seriously InjuredRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2014 | Kentucky State Police

    Officers with Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Hazard are currently investigating a single vehicle fatal collision that occurred yesterday evening . Post 13 dispatchers received a call at approximately 8:54 p.m., on Wednesday July 2, advising that a truck had crashed on KY 1098, in the South Fork community of Breathitt County.

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  7. Montgomery County Man Dies in Breathitt County CollisionRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2014 | Kentucky State Police

    A Mt. Sterling man lost his life in a single vehicle collision in the Cragan community of Breathitt County yesterday. At approximately 5:22 p.m., on June 17, Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Hazard received a call advising of man lying beside a motorcycle on KY 15, approximately three miles south of Jackson.

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  8. Suspect in Brethitt County sexual abuse case also charged in Pulaski CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | WKYT

    ... 61, on charges of complicity to Robert Morris' alleged offenses. Morris had been previously indicted by a Breathitt County grand jury in September 2013 on six counts of first-degree sexual abuse. Those charges stem from alleged offenses that ...

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  9. Pulaski Grand Jury indicts couple on rape and sex abuse chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Columbia Magazine

    ... aiding, counseling, or attempting to aid her husband in the act. Robert Morris was previously indicted by a Breathitt County grand jury in September 2013 on six counts of first-degree sexual abuse. The alleged crimes occurred between 2008 and 2013 ...

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  10. COMBS, PearlieRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Dayton Daily News

    News Death Notice COMBS, Pearlie age 85, of West Carrollton, OH, and formerly of Germantown, OH, passed away, Wednesday, September 10, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Breathitt County, KY, on April 28, 1929, to the late Harrison and Jalia Combs.

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  11. Sundy Best encourages students to commit not to quitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... to stay in school. School districts in attendance will be Bell County, Berea Community, Perry County, Breathitt County, Jackson Independent, Lee County, Knott County, Knox County (Lynn Camp) and Owsley County. From 10:30 a.m. to noon, nationally ...

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  12. Abramson touts success of 'Close the Deal'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | News Democrat

    ... a yearlong initiative that challenges high school seniors to pursue additional education after graduation. Breathitt County, Ohio County, Livingston Central and Campbellsville Independent high schools are participating in this year's Close the Deal ...

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  13. Should Kentucky ban discrimination against those of Appalachian descent?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | Floyd County Times

    In the Herald-Leader editorial published Aug. 29, lavish praise was heaped upon the Kentucky Board of Education's decision to keep the Breathitt County school system under state control following a hearing last week.

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  14. News in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... the influence. Police say he lost control and overcorrected while driving a pickup truck Wednesday night in Breathitt County on Kentucky 3193. The vehicle flipped before hitting an unoccupied house. Three men - 31-year-old Adam Fugate, 24-year-old ...

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  15. Driver in Fatal Crash Charged with Murder, DUIRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

    ... the influence. Police say he lost control and overcorrected while driving a pickup truck Wednesday night in Breathitt County on Kentucky 3193. The vehicle flipped before hitting an unoccupied house. Three men -- 31-year-old Adam Fugate, 24-year-old ...

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  16. Campbellsville Independent one of four 2014/2015 Close the Deal participantsRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2014 | Columbia Magazine

    Campbellsville Independent one of four 2014/2015 Close the Deal participants Other schools are Breathitt County, Ohio County, and Livingston Central.

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  17. Three men killed, one arrested in Breathitt County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | WKYT

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  18. State to manage troubled Breathitt Co. schools until 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2014 | WKYT

    A special meeting of the Kentucky Board of Education took place on Tuesday to determine if the state should continue its control of the Breathitt County school system.

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  19. Flash Flood Warning UntilRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2014 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Flash Flood Warning for extreme southern Breathitt county & parts of Perry and Knott counties until 11:30am.

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  20. A couple of stories the New York Times should cover9:46 amRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2014 | Floyd County Times

    ... Two who are staying in the region and helping themselves are Mike Bryan, of Breathitt County, and Joel Brashear, of Leslie County. These entrepreneurs are making a niche for themselves on paths not always considered in rural areas, and they aren't ...

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