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  1. More dogs reported stolen in southern, central Kentucky countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WKYT

    In the past week, several dogs that have been reported stolen in both Garrard and Pulaski Counties. Saturday, a woman in Rockcastle County says four boxers have gone missing just on her street alone.

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  2. Hunter rescued after falling from cliff in Rockcastle CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | WKYT

    The sheriff's office says a hunter fell off a cliff. Emergency crews worked for several hours Monday morning to get to him.

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  3. Holiday ideasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... during the annual "Holiday Ideas" event held recently at the Harlan Extension Depot. Hazel Jackson, Rockcastle County FCS Extension Agent, teaches a class on how to construct Christmas ornaments during the recent "Holiday Ideas" workshop held at the ...

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  4. Sheriff's office investigating Rockcastle County fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | WKYT

    Mount Vernon Fire Department, Livingston Fire, and sheriff's deputies were called out to a structure fire on Brush Creek Circle. No one was injured.

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  5. Lee McCrackenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | Palladium-Item

    He was born in Rockcastle County, KY on April 3, 1946, the son of John and Zadie McCracken, and lived most of his life in Wayne County.

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  6. COLE, Lottie E.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | Dayton Daily News

    News Death Notice COLE, Lottie E. "Nanny" On October 23, 2014, Lottie Cole went to rejoin her husband of over 50 years, Elijah Cole and her youngest son, Larry "Dan" Cole, in Heaven. She was born on June 8, 1925 in Rockcastle County, KY to the late Rollie and Martha Mullins.

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  7. Free drug test kits provide new prevention initiative for youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    A new drug prevention initiative designed to provide youth another way to resist peer pressure to experiment with drugs was launched in Rockcastle County on Tuesday. The "Give Me A Reason" program - a collaborative effort by the Appalachia High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area and Operation UNITE - will provide free saliva-based drug test kits to parents through distribution sites located throughout the county.

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  8. Bears hope to stay aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... seniors," said Harlan County coach Tom Larkey, who hasn't ended a season with a losing record since his Rockcastle County Rockets finished 4-6 in 1985, his first season in Mount Vernon. "I'm having a rough time, too. It's hard on me as a coach," ...

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  9. Drug Testing to Give Kids a Reason to Say NoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | WKJK-AM Louisville

    MT. VERNON, Ky -- A pilot program will put drug testing kits in the hands of parents to give kids a reason to say no to drugs. "Give Me a Reason" gets its start in Rockcastle County in southeast Kentucky.

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  10. Harlan County's Engle places 2nd in Mercer meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... with 92. The Harlan County girls finished fourth with perhaps their worst performance of the season. Rockcastle County was the team champion with 33 points, followed by North Laurel with 55, South Laurel with 71, Harlan County with 84 and Whitley ...

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  11. Former Kentucky player falls from upper deckRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | USA Today

    A University of Kentucky spokesperson said Sunday that the fan who fell from the upper deck Saturday night at Commonwealth Stadium, former offensive lineman Brad Durham, is in serious condition at UK Hospital. The Rockcastle County graduate is an Indianapolis native who played for the Cats from 2007-2010, capping his career with a visit to the BBVA Campass Bowl in January 2011.

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  12. Former UK football player hurt in fall at Commonwealth StadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | WKYT

    ... identity of the victim or condition, but friends say the man injured is former University of Kentucky and Rockcastle County High School football player Brad Durham.

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  13. Jackson captures regional golf titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... had been turned in, there was a tie for the third qualifying spot between North Laurel's Kyle Jeffers and Rockcastle County's Cade Burdette, as both finished with a score of 76. A playoff between the two golfers would be needed to decide who ...

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  14. KSP levies 14 charges in theft caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... later, troopers from Post 10 were able to locate the four-wheeler. The four-wheeler had been stolen from Rockcastle County, the release states. Maynard also located Allen Miller, 27, of Hinkle. The release states Miller admitted to stealing the car ...

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  15. Hemp crop from detained seeds harvested in KentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Daily Herald

    ... fiber. Some of the Kentucky crop will be tested for use in textiles and biofuels, Watson said. Growers in Rockcastle County plan to make U.S. flags out of hemp fibers, he said. Hemp advocates say there's a growing market for hemp products. Hemp ...

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  16. Hemp Crop From Detained Seeds Harvested in Ky.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Hispanic Business

    ... fiber. Some of the Kentucky crop will be tested for use in textiles and biofuels, Watson said. Growers in Rockcastle County plan to make U.S. flags out of hemp fibers, he said. Hemp is grown in other countries, and finished hemp is legal in the U.S. ...

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  17. Flyers take CKBC crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | State Journal

    ... Club. The Flyers won with a team total of 303, edging Scott County by one shot. Anderson County and Rockcastle County tied for third. FCHS' Jacob Cook shot a one-under par 70 to finish as runner-up, and teammate C.J. Jones tied for third with ...

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  18. Commercial Vehicle Crash in Rockcastle CountyRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2014 | Kentucky State Police

    On Tuesday July 15th 2014 around 4:30 A.M. officer Duffy Sutton with Kentucky State Police Vehicle Enforcement responded to a single vehicle injury accident involving a tractor trailer located on I-75 Northbound near the 62 mile marker in Rockcastle Co. Kentucky.

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  19. Victim in court as suspect answers to charges in Rockcastle Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | WKYT

    ... quarry answered to charges of attempted murder on Friday morning. Jason Gambrell went before a judge in a Rockcastle County circuit courtroom. He pleaded not guilty to charges of attempted murder and robbery. The man Gambrell is accused of attacking ...

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  20. Partners For Education at Berea College Selects WIN Career Readiness...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | PRWeb

    ... in postsecondary education. Berea College received its first GEAR UP grant in 1999 in partnership with Rockcastle County Schools. In 2005, Berea was again awarded a GEAR UP grant, this time expanding its work to include students from Estill, ...

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