Leslie County Newswire

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Results 1 - 20 of 67 in Leslie County, KY

  1. Within his grasp4:27 pmRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... The Green Dragons hope to bounce back from a disappointing 2013 campaign when they open the season Aug. 22 at Leslie County. Daily EnterpriseHarlan senior defensive back Tanner Morris went after the ball during a drill. The Green Dragons hope to ...


  2. Making a playJuly 29thRead the original story

    Tuesday | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    Harlan freshman cornerback Kendal Brock stepped in front of a pass for an interception during a practice session Monday. The Green Dragons open their season Aug. 22 at Leslie County.


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

    Tuesday Jul 29 | Floyd County Times

    ... 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 waiting ...


  4. Tornado Confirmed in Southeastern KentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

    Forecaster Tony Edwards of the National Weather Service office in Jackson told the Lexington Herald-Leader that an EF-1 tornado carrying winds of around 75 mph touched down in southern Leslie County for a minute or so Sunday.


  5. Hot spell, plus 4-inch hailstones, test US cropsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 29 | Agrimoney.com

    ... ahead of "severe" storms. "Portions of Lexington saw straight line winds around 95 mph, while one report from Leslie County measured hail at over 4 inches in diameter, nearly the size of a softball," scouts said. However, "there were some reports of ...


  6. Boone has Lowest June County Jobless Rate in Ky.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

    ... rate at 16.5 percent in June. It was followed by Magoffin County at 15 percent, Harlan County at 14.5 percent, Leslie County at 13.6 percent and Letcher County at 13.1 percent. The state says unemployment rates fell in 117 Kentucky counties between ...


  7. Jobless rates down in 117 counties in JuneJuly 24thRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... unemployment rate - 16.5 percent. It was followed by Magoffin County, 15 percent; Harlan County, 14.5 percent; Leslie County, 13.6 percent; Letcher County, 13.1 percent; Knott County, 12.4 percent; Bell County, 12.3 percent; Clay County, 12 percent; ...


  8. Back on the gridiron5:10 pm | 0Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    Members of the Harlan High School football team went through a practice session last week as they prepare for the season opener on Aug. 22 at Leslie County.


  9. Anna Lee Burris, Hustonville, KYRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 19 | Columbia Magazine

    ... Party for years and also worked in the office of the late Governor Wallace G. Wilkinson. She was a native of Leslie County, KY and a resident of Hustonville, KY at the tiime of her death. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hall Burris. She ...


  10. Summer instructionsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    Harlan coach J.B. Donahue worked with players on blocking Thursday at the HHS field. Donahue is entering his 22nd season as coach of the Dragons. Assistant coach Jon Bates was surrounded by several Dragons during a special teams drill. Harlan will open the regular season on Aug. 22 at Leslie County.


  11. Oplingers celebrate 50th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... in Partridge for the past 33 years. Prior to pastoring at Lewis Creek, he pastored Dry Fork Holiness Church in Leslie County for four years. He also worked 39 1/2 years as a conductor for CSX and L&N Railroad, retiring in 2004. Mitzi retired from ...


  12. 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

    ... descending order, the 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; ...


  13. REPORT: Jobless rate down in 103 counties in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... rate - 17.7 percent. It was followed by Magoffin County, 15.1 percent; Harlan County, 14.8 percent; Leslie County, 14.1 percent; Letcher County, 13.8 percent; Bell and Knott counties, 12.9 percent each; Clay County, 12.7 percent; McCreary County, ...


  14. Bears roll to a pair of victories in summer ...Read the original story

    Jun 17, 2014 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    Harlan County was impressive in its final tuneup before the AAU state tournament this weekend by overpowering both Middlesboro and Leslie County in summer basketball action Tuesday at the HCHS gym.


  15. SIZEMORE, WillieRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2014 | Dayton Daily News

    ... Death Notice SIZEMORE, Willie age 95, of Germantown, OH, passed away, Saturday, June 7, 2014. He was born in Leslie County, KY, on February 11, 1919, to the late Elijah and Sarah (Gibson) Sizemore. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 67 ...


  16. KHS will present movie on Leslie Co., KY politicsRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2014 | Columbia Magazine

    The Kentucky Historical Society will show "Big Lever: Party Politics in Leslie County, Kentucky" at 6:30pmET/5:30pmCT, on Thursday, December 9, 2010, at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, 100 West Broadway, Frankfort, KY.


  17. Sierra Club accuses coal company of violations at Leslie County mineRead the original story

    May 24, 2011 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    The lawsuit charges that ICG Hazard LLC has discharged selenium and other pollutants into creeks near the Thunder Ridge mine in violation of federal law, state standards and its own permit conditions.


  18. MSU student's documentary goes to heart of her peopleRead the original story

    May 15, 2014 | Independent

    ... of Appalachia Kentucky being defined only by the intretrests of coal versus enviornmentalists. A native of Leslie County, Kadish wanted to produce a documentary that pointed directly to the issues her people face when making decisions about their ...


  19. HCHS losing streak reaches 4 with loss at Le...Read the original story

    May 8, 2014 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    Their record shows that the Leslie County Lady Eagles are among the 14th Region's most improved teams, but Wednesday's 9-7 win over Harlan County provided undisputable proof.


  20. Burnsa big day sends Dragons to Senior...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2014 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... who seems to do something like that just about every night." Troy Woods, a sophomore designated hitter, led Leslie County with a pair of singles. C.J. Sebastian and Dalton Spurlock added one single each. Dillion Muncy suffered the loss as he gave up ...