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  1. Coroner: Heart problem caused Ashton chief's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | The Daily Gazette

    ASHTON – A heart problem caused the Ashton chief of police to lose control of his car and crash into a field north of Amboy last month, the Lee County coroner's office said Monday. Sheriff's deputies found Darrell Farringer, 52, unresponsive in his car north of Amboy in the area of U.S. Routes 52 and 30. He was taken to KSB Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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  2. Lee County Board of Appeals cancels for DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | The Daily Gazette

    DIXON – The Lee County Zoning Board of Appeals has canceled its Dec. 4 meeting.

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  3. Medal of Honor recipient recognized at Lee County Commission meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... received the Medal of Honor from President Obama on September 15, a flag flew in his honor back home, above the Lee County Courthouse. "The deputies that hung this flag and took it down were all prior military and were honored to do it for you," ...

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  4. Medal of Honor recipient recognized at Lee County Commission meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | WTVM

    ... received the Medal of Honor from President Obama on September 15, a flag flew in his honor back home, above the Lee County Courthouse. "The deputies that hung this flag and took it down were all prior military and were honored to do it for you," ...

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  5. KSP Conducts Murder Investigation in Lee CountyRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | Kentucky State Police

    The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is currently investigating the death of a Lee County woman that happened at approximately 6:30 pm, on Monday, November 10, 2014. The Kentucky State Police responded to 8501 HWY 2016 after a neighbor heard a gunshot, and found the female victim laying in the roadway with an apparent gunshot wound.

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  6. KSP Investigates Fatal Collision in Lee CountyRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2014 | Kentucky State Police

    The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is investigating a fatal collision that happened just after 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 3, 2014 in Lee County. The initial investigation has revealed that Douglas M. Olinger, 23 years old of Beattyville, KY was driving a 1994 Ford Truck on KY-498 near KY-11. 2 comments

  7. Exclusive: Clinton makes ad debut for GrimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | WHAS11

    ... to a Beattyville newspaper story in which McConnell was quoted as saying it was not his job to bring jobs to Lee County. "Economic development is a Frankfort issue. That is not my job," McConnell was quoted by the Beattyville Enterprise. In a speech ...

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  8. Tupelo Ward 3 to choose leader todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Newms360.com

    ... or a community activist will speak on their behalf in local government. Both Ward 3 voting precincts - the Lee County Courthouse and Lawndale Presbyterian Church - will remain open for 12 hours, beginning at 7 a.m. Lee County voter records show ...

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  9. Community CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... in Harlan. The class is limited to 35 people and you must pre-register by calling the office at 606-573-1260. The Lee County REPUBLICAN PARTY will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday in the Circuit Courtroom in the Lee County Courthouse. REVIVAL at ...

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  10. McConnell, Grimes argue over debatesRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2014 | State Journal

    ... of the state, noting Beattyville Enterprise Editor Edmund Shelby, who quoted McConnell saying bringing jobs to Lee County was not his job, offered to host a debate in Beattyville. McConnell's campaign said his comments were taken out of context. ...

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  11. Lee County braces for opening day trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | WALB-TV Albany

    Lee County schools will open on Friday and local law enforcement officials are expecting major traffic delays in downtown Leesburg.

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  12. Lee County entrepreneur's bio serves as a rebuttal to the New York Times11:14 amRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2014 | Floyd County Times

    ... Breann went in the opposite direction. She moved away from the Bluegrass and into the mountains, heading to Lee County with her mother and sister. In Lee County, she struggled to find conventional employment. Finding a job wasn't easy in a community ...

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

    Jul 29, 2014 | Floyd County Times

    ... Kentucky counties the Times reported as being in the bottom 10: Magoffin, Breathitt, Clay, Leslie, Jackson and Lee County. Our website is located at www.ekyhelpingourselves.com and is alreadyup in beta version; our Facebook page is at ...

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  14. Police: Alcohol a possible a factor in fatal Lee County ATV crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    ... to Kentucky State Police. Christopher S. Stepp, 29, lost control of his four-wheel ATV on Caudill Road in Lee County sometime between Saturday night and about 10:30 a.m. Sunday, state police said. Stepp died at the scene, according to the Lee County ...

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  15. Search for salt comes up empty in Lee CountyRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 | The Daily Gazette

    DIXON – The Lee County Board will have an emergency meeting Friday to figure out how to avert a potential disaster: a winter without road salt.

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  16. Grimes jabs McConnell on jobs issue in new TV adRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2014 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... reported that the five-term Republican senator said it is "not my job" to bring employment to struggling Lee County, where the jobless rate was 11.1 percent in May. McConnell said his comments were taken out of context, but the newspaper editor ...

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  17. LeeTran seeks input on fare increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2014 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Lee County Transit wants to hear from the public over the next several weeks about a proposed rate increase.

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  18. Six of the the most difficult counties to live in are in Kentucky, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... most difficult counties to live in are Clay County, Kentucky; Jackson County, Kentucky; Leslie County, Kentucky; Lee County, Kentucky; Humphreys County, Mississippi; East Carroll Parish, Louisiana; Breathitt County, Kentucky; Magoffin County, ...

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  19. Sarah RallRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2014 | State Journal

    ... be received at the funeral home prior to the service on Monday beginning at noon. She was born August 2, 1930, in Lee County, Kentucky and was raised under the affectionate care of her paternal grandparents, Dr. George and Carolyn Smith. Mrs. Rall ...

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  20. Campaigns keep pounding on 'coal wars'Read the original story

    Jun 17, 2014 | Independent

    ... his comments were "lost in translation." The web video also shows Grimes seated around a table with residents of Lee County and Beattyville asking them what they thought about McConnell's comments and whether they thought the current minimum wage is ...

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