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  1. SMITH, Jewell O'reanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Dayton Daily News

    News Death Notice SMITH , Jewell O'rean Age 89 of Butler Twp., passed away peacefully Thursday April 23, 2015. She was born August 15, 1925 in Breathitt County, KY daughter of the late Caleb & Mary Noble.

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  2. Two Vehicle Collision Claims the Life of a Breathitt County ManRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Kentucky State Police

    A Monday afternoon collision in Breathitt County claimed the life of a Jackson man. Troopers with Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Hazard responded to a reported two vehicle crash on Highway 15 South in the Ned community shortly after 3:30 p.m., on April 20th.

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  3. Jackson Man Killed In Breathitt County CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Police say a semi was stopped along KY-15 in the Ned community as a school bus unloaded when Billy Spencer, 54, crashed his Toyota Camry into the back of the trailer. Police say that the crash on Versailles Road that shut down all lanes for over an hour Monday evening sent a 7-month-old baby to UK hospital in critical condition.

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  4. Kentucky River Foothills Development Council, Inc., Appellant v....Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | FindLaw

    ... denying a motion for summary judgment based on a claim of sovereign immunity is immediately appealable. a Breathitt County Bd. of Educ. v. Prater, 292 S.W.3d 883, 886-87 (Ky.2009). Whether a defendant is protected by immunity is a question of law, ...

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  5. Betsy Layne upends Breathitt, 5-3Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Floyd County Times

    Betsy Layne returned to the win column on Monday, defeating host Breathitt County 5-3 in a high school baseball game. Breathitt County hurler Zach Hall took the loss.

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  6. BLHS among five schools to receive TranspARTation grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Floyd County Times

    ... Calloway County Middle School to the Carson Center in Paducah, $384; Highland-Turner Elementary School in Breathitt County to The Lexington Ballet, $1,104; Betsy Layne High School in Floyd County to the Greater Hazard Area Arts Council, $684. The ...

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  7. Teams announced for 2016 WYMT Mountain ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Floyd County Times

    ... teams for the tournaments were announced on Wednesday. The girls' tournament will feature Bell County, Breathitt County, Harlan, Harlan County, Johnson Central and Knott County Cenral. Bell County is the reigning WYMT Mountain Classic girls' ...

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  8. LLC v. Bryan Kevin Lay, AppelleeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | FindLaw

    ... designed to free the possessor not only from liability, but also from the costs of defending an action. a Breathitt County Bd. of Educ. v. Prater, 292 S.W.3d 883 (Ky.2009). a In other words, the denial of a substantial claim of immunity is an ...

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  9. P'burg track and field teams sweep home meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Floyd County Times

    Prestonsburg High School track and field teams swept an All-Comers Meet at Blackcat Stadium on Tuesday, March 31, defeating visitors Belfry, Breathitt County and Paintsville. The Prestonsburg track and field squads, under the direction of longtime head coach Dewey Jamerson, excelled throughout the meet.

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

    Mar 26, 2015 | 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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  11. Jackson Man Injured by Gunfire During ArgumentRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | 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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  12. KSP Responds to 911 Complaint at Belfry High SchoolRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | 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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  13. Student Detained After Gun Found In Pike County SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | 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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  14. FICKERT, GenevaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | 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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  15. Flood Watch Through Saturday MorningRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | 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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  16. Family fears the worst for missing eastern Kentucky manRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | 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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  17. Atty General Conway Announces Guilty Pleas In Sex Abuse CasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | 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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  18. Rising Water Causing Traffic IssuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | 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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  19. Knott Central upsets LeslieRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | 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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  20. Tickets for Dawahares/KHSAA Hall of Fame Banquet on sale March 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | 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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