Letcher County Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. At 90, Anne Caudill talking to new generations about her family's Appalachian experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    ... unexpectedly, wanting to meet the famous author. In her scarce spare time, Anne helped establish the Letcher County public library, was a board member and fund-raiser for Appalachian Regional Hospitals and devoted herself to any charity she believed ...

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  2. E. Ky. park remains closed due to wildfireRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2014 | WTVF Nashville

    Kentucky Department of Parks spokesman Gil Lawson told the Lexington Herald-Leader that park officials were hoping that rain would help control the blaze at Kingdome Come State Park, but none had arrived by midmorning on Monday.

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  3. Jobless rate up for 57 Ky. counties in 2013Read the original story

    Apr 16, 2014 | WTVF Nashville

    ... year earlier. Harlan and Magoffin counties followed Leslie County with 17.6 percent unemployment in 2013, and Letcher County had 17.3 percent. At the other end, Fayette and Oldham counties tied for the second lowest rate at 6.5 percent, and Scott ...

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  4. Whitesburg Mountain Eagle publisher Pat Gish diesRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2014 | WTVF Nashville

    Patricia Gish, who along with her husband Tom Gish ran The Mountain Eagle of Whitesburg for a half-century, died Sunday at her home in Letcher County.

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  5. E. Ky. park remains closed due to wildfireRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2014 | WTVF Nashville

    Kentucky Department of Parks spokesman Gil Lawson told the Lexington Herald-Leader that park officials were hoping that rain would help control the blaze at Kingdome Come State Park, but none had arrived by midmorning on Monday.

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  6. Jobless rate up for 57 Ky. counties in 2013Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2014 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    ... year earlier. Harlan and Magoffin counties followed Leslie County with 17.6 percent unemployment in 2013, and Letcher County had 17.3 percent. At the other end, Fayette and Oldham counties tied for the second lowest rate at 6.5 percent, and Scott ...

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  7. Jobless rate up for 57 Kentucky counties in 2013Read the original story

    Apr 16, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    ... year earlier. Harlan and Magoffin counties followed Leslie County with 17.6 percent unemployment in 2013, and Letcher County had 17.3 percent. At the other end, Fayette and Oldham counties tied for the second lowest rate at 6.5 percent, and Scott ...

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  8. Letcher man who starred in snake-handling TV show is charged with a drug crimeRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    A man who once appeared in a reality TV show about snake handling was among several suspects arrested in a county drug roundup, the Letcher County Sheriff's Department confirmed Wednesday. 5 comments

  9. Verlin Short, 'Snake Man of Appalachia' arrested for drug traffickingRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... that Verlin was arrested on April 15, 2014 along with several others. According to Sheriff Danny Webb of Letcher County, Verlin was one of 16 people that law enforcement went after. He said, "This is one way law enforcement can deal with [drugs], ...

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  10. Reality TV star arrested in Letcher County drug roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2014 | WKYT

    An eastern Kentucky man who appeared in a reality TV show has been arrested as part of a drug roundup. "If you're selling pills, you don't know who you're selling them to. Always remember that you could be recorded or someone could be watching you at the time," said Sheriff Danny Webb.

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  11. 2013 unemployment up or same in half Kentucky countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2014 | WKYT

    ... unemployment rate in 2013 - 17.7 percent. It was followed by Harlan and Magoffin counties, 17.6 percent each; Letcher County, 17.3 percent; Knott County, 16.1 percent; Fulton and Jackson counties, 15 percent each; Bell County, 14.9 percent; Perry ...

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  12. Whitesburg publisher Pat Gish diesRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2014 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    Patricia Gish, who along with her husband Tom Gish ran The Mountain Eagle of Whitesburg for a half-century, died Sunday at her home in Letcher County.

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  13. Straight pipes still a planning, leadership problem in E. Ky.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    The Millstone sewer system in Letcher County has been shut down by the Letcher County Water and Sewer District. 3 comments

  14. Whitesburg Mountain Eagle publisher Pat Gish diesRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2014 | WHAS11

    Patricia Gish, who along with her husband Tom Gish ran The Mountain Eagle of Whitesburg for a half-century, died Sunday at her home in Letcher County.

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  15. Kingdom Come State Park to Reopen TuesdayRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2014 | The Courier-Journal

    Kingdom Come State Park in Harlan and Letcher counties is scheduled to re-open Tuesday, April 15, after being closed Sunday due to a forest fire.

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  16. Man Killed In Motorcycle Accident In Lawrence County, Ky.Read the original story

    Apr 14, 2014 | WCHS-TV Charleston

    ... with her husband Tom Gish ran The Mountain Eagle of Whitesburg for a half-century, died Sunday at her home in Letcher County. She was 87. A man who overdosed on heroin with his girlfriend at a McDonald's play area near Cincinnati has been sentenced ...

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  17. Pete Sampras Named Tennis Pro Emeritus At The GreenbrierRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2014 | WCHS-TV Charleston

    ... with her husband Tom Gish ran The Mountain Eagle of Whitesburg for a half-century, died Sunday at her home in Letcher County. She was 87. A man who overdosed on heroin with his girlfriend at a McDonald's play area near Cincinnati has been sentenced ...

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  18. Mountain Eagle publisher Pat Gish diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2014 | WKYT

    Patricia Gish, who along with her husband Tom Gish ran The Mountain Eagle of Whitesburg for a half-century, died Sunday at her home in Letcher County.

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  19. Kentucky state park remains closed Monday from weekend forest fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    A forest fire at Kingdom Come State Park in Harlan and Letcher counties forced officials to close the facility until at least Monday.

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  20. 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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