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The Good People Fund Helping EKY

Updated: 08/09/2011 - Folks in one eastern Kentucky community get help from an out of state organization aimed at making lives better.

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The Center for Rural Development presents federal ARC grant funding to five communities, organizations in Southern, Eastern KY to advance strategic planning

Posted: 07/07/2011 - SOMERSET, Ky.—Five Southern and Eastern Kentucky communities or organizations have been awarded federal grants from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to advance strategic planning efforts in the region as part of the latest round of funding presented by The Center for Rural Development.

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Several arrested in drug round-up

Updated: 06/30/2011 - The Letcher County Sheriff's Department teamed up with The High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Task Force, Drug Enforcement Special Investigations and Kentucky State Police to arrest several alleged drug dealers.

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Appalachian Photo Contest on Display at UK

Updated: 06/13/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 13, 2011) —The University of Kentucky Appalachian Center will be displaying 26 selected photos from its recent Re-Imaging Appalachia Photo Contest. The gallery will be housed in the reception area of the UK College of Arts and Sciences, 202 Patterson Office Tower, from June 15-22.

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14th Region Softball winner: Letcher Co. Central

Posted: 06/08/2011 - The team representing the 14th region in the softball state tournament is the Letcher County Central Lady Cougars, who say their offense has what it takes to bring home a state championship.

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Rest home operator indicted

Posted: 05/26/2011 - A grand jury has indicted a former rest home operator for allegedly stealing federal money intended to pay for his residents' care.

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Jenkins Goes Moist

Updated: 05/18/2011 - The majority of voters in the city of Jenkins say they want to allow some restaurants to sell alcohol. The final vote was not even close.

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Voters approve alcohol sales

Updated: 05/17/2011 - The majority of voters in the city of Jenkins say they want to allow some restaurants to sell alcohol.

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Rising Aging Population in EKY

Posted: 05/12/2011 - Officials tell us the growing of the baby boomer population is due to several factors, such as the younger folks looking for jobs elsewhere and families having fewer children.

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Spill investigation is underway

Posted: 05/11/2011 - State officials are investigating a spill in a Letcher County creek that killed minnows.

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Pill Burn in Letcher County

Updated: 05/06/2011 - Operation Unite and officials with the Letcher County Sheriff's department were on hand in Whitesburg this afternoon to throw anyone's unwanted or unused medication in the pill dragon. Melissa Etezadi Reports.

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Salary for UK's New President

Updated: 05/03/2011 - The University of Kentucky and Dr. Eli Capilouto have an agreement in principle on terms of compensation.

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