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Clean water coming to rural parts of Letcher County

Updated: 10/23/2012 - The Letcher fiscal court approved a $150,000 project that includes the installation of county water lines in the Shelby Fork and Mill Creek communities. Shelby Fork is where Chris Yonts and his family live. We have reported on Yonts several times in the past because of his battle with coal companies and state officials for his well water being unusable due to high concentrations of lead and arsenic.

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Body moved from crime scene

Updated: 10/19/2012 - LETCHER COUNTY, ky. (WYMT) - A death investigation out of Letcher County was presented before the Grand Jury Thrusday, October 18th.

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Judge denies motion for new trial

Updated: 10/12/2012 - A Letcher County woman will stay in prison, for now, after a Letcher County judge denied a motion for a new trial due to ineffective counsel.

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One dead in Jenkins fire

Updated: 10/04/2012 - One person is dead after an early morning fire in Letcher County.

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Fall forest fire season begins October 1st

Posted: 10/01/2012 - The Kentucky Division of Forestry is once again preparing for an active wildfire season as lack of rain this summer and increased fuel loads from spring storms could pose problems for fighting fires.

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Letcher County woman indicted on theft charges

Updated: 09/27/2012 - Cynthia Grace Riddle of Millstone is named in an indictment that accuses her of using false information to obtain a credit card issued by QVC in the name of another woman, then using the card to make purchases.

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Letcher County man arrested in Wise County, VA robberies

Posted: 09/21/2012 - Jonathan Dean Adams, of Eolia, Ky., is charged with two counts of grand larceny and two counts of using a firearm in the commission of a felony, according to a written statement from the Wise County Sheriff's Office.

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Moron Brother Comedy Festival set for Labor Day weekend

Posted: 08/28/2012 - Moron Brothers Country Comedy Festival performs Saturday, September 1, at 7 p.m. at The Forum, Hal Rogers Center as part of HCTC's Greater Hazard Area Performing Arts Series, which is enjoying its 40th season. Also featured will be The Mike Snider String Band. Opening the show will be the Dean Osborne Band and special guests Col. Andy Hunt and the Hyden Colonels. Hunt is a graduate of HCTC's Kentucky School of Bluegrass and Traditional Music.

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