Letcher County Newswire (Page 4)

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Results 61 - 80 of 110 in Letcher County, KY

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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

  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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

  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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

  20. 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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