Letcher County Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Newswoman Pat Gish, who operated crusading Eastern Ky. paper with her husband, dead at 87Read the original story

    Apr 14, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    Pat Gish, who with her husband Tom operated Letcher County's crusading newspaper, The Mountain Eagle, died Sunday at age 87. Tom Gish was the publisher and editor of the weekly newspaper, but Pat Gish was his inseparable partner in putting out the publication, which bucked entrenched local powers, exposed corruption and was the first newspaper in ... (more)

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  2. Forest Fire Closes Kingdom Come State ParkRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2014 | The Courier-Journal

    A forest fire pushed by high winds has prompted officials to close Kingdom Come State Park in Harland and Letcher counties in Eastern Kentucky.

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  3. Column: Cooperative extension celebrating 100 yearsColumn:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2014 | Cincinnati.com

    ... county agents, H.D. Caudill, showed he traveled 1,362 miles by rail and 975 miles on horseback to serve his Letcher County clients. Caudill was actually an agent for six years before the Smith-Lever Act was passed in 1914. By 1917 Kentucky had 4-H ...

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  4. Armed Robbery at Letcher County BusinessRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2014 | Kentucky State Police

    On Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at approximately 4:06 a.m., Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Hazard received a call from an employee with the Isom Double Kwik, advising that the store had been robbed at gunpoint. 2 comments

  5. Mr. Maryland Bates, Casey County, KYRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2014 | Columbia Magazine

    Mr. Maryland Bates, Casey County, KY He was a native of Letcher County, KY and a resident of Fairfield, OH, at the time of his death.

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  6. KFAC receives $30K NEA grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2014 | WMKY-FM Morehead

    ... and his work as we do, and we owe a significant debt of gratitude to each of them." Cornett was born in Letcher County and spent much of his younger years around Pine Mountain in Letcher and Harlan counties. After serving in World War II, he ...

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  7. SKCTC, Arlie Boggs students begin community gardenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2014 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College biology students this spring have joined with pupils from Arlie Boggs Elementary School, located in the Letcher County community of Eolia, in planting vegetable seeds as part of a community garden project between the two schools.

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  8. Hillbillies: Natives of eastern KentuckyRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2014 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... Somebody in Richmond or London is saying to themselves right now, "Yep we moved all the way down here from Letcher County cause we was tired of being hillbillies." The fact of the matter is that our grammar and English teachers did a great job of ...

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  9. Letcher County Shooting Leaves One DeadRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2014 | Kentucky State Police

    On Sunday, March 16, 2014, at approximately 6:09 p.m., Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Hazard received a call from Boothill Road, in the Letcher community of Letcher County, advising of a shooting during an altercation. 4 comments

  10. One Dead, Two Injured In Letcher County CollisionRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2014 | Kentucky State Police

    On Sunday, March 2, 2014, at approximately 1:16 a.m., Kentucky State Police Post 13, in Hazard received a call advising of a motor vehicle collision in the Neon community of Letcher County.

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  11. Letcher County Business Robbed Early Sunday MorningRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2014 | Kentucky State Police

    On Sunday, March 2, 2014, Kentucky State Police Post 13, in Hazard, received a call advising that the Isom Double Kwik, located at 9722 HWY 15 South, in the Isom community of Letcher County, had been robbed. 1 comment

  12. In Eastern Kentucky, 'there's so many people unemployed, fighting over so few jobs'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    ... to hire about 40 people. The 32-year-old father of three was laid off in April last year from a mine in Letcher County, where he lives. He found a job at a mine in West Virginia, staying there to work through the week and coming home on weekends, ...

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  13. 20 years later, old school building is savedRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2014 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... and spent $1.6 million on the building in coal severance tax funding from June 29, 2000 to July 31, 2008. Letcher County Judge-Executive Jim Ward said he called Lexington-based AU Associates after learning the company had completed a similar ...

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  14. 20 years later, old Jenkins school building is savedRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    ... and spent $1.6 million on the building in coal severance tax funding from June 29, 2000 to July 31, 2008. Letcher County Judge/ Executive Jim Ward said he called Lexington-based AU Associates after learning the company had completed a similar ...

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  15. Oscar 'Dee' Dawahare, once co-owner of clothing store chain, dies at 90Read the original story

    Feb 22, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    ... where Serur Frank Dawahare carried a peddler's pack through the coal camps before opening the first store in Letcher County. Aside from working in the family business, Oscar Dee Dawahare was known for his willingness to donate his time and money to ...

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  16. 20 years later, old school building is savedRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2014 | SFGate

    ... and spent $1.6 million on the building in coal severance tax funding from June 29, 2000 to July 31, 2008. Letcher County Judge/ Executive Jim Ward said he called Lexington-based AU Associates after learning the company had completed a similar ...

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  17. Father, son found dead with wrecked ATVRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2014 | WTVF Nashville

    ... off a dirt road and turned over. Police say the bodies were found Thursday in the Jeremiah community of Letcher County, about five miles northwest of Whitesburg. The ATV was found over an embankment. Police say the body of 34-year-old Tracy Adams of ... 4 comments

  18. The bear facts Kentucky bruins restoring themselves, unlikely to come far westRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2014 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    Kentucky's black bear population apparently is coming on strong A " a development that's surprised wildlife managers as much as anybody.

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  19. New book examines UK-U of L rivalryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2014 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... ties in the Middlesboro area. Joe Cox, a 1998 graduate of J. Frank White Academy in Harrogate who grew up in Letcher County and Middlesboro, has penned a compelling look at the fierce rivalry, including the early pre-rivalry days. And, beginning ...

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  20. People living in Letcher County report more than a foot of snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2014 | WKYT

    ... says Jenkins City Administrator Todd Depriest. "As the snow has quit, it's melted and even got slicker," says Letcher County Assistant Road Foremant Chester Smith. "We've had trucks stuck all day long and I hope the public's patient with us today, ...

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