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Community mourns young student's death

Posted: 04/08/2013 - Shelby Damron died Sunday when the ATV she was on crashed into a tree. Now her friends and teachers at Johns Creek Elementary School in Pike County are trying to deal with the loss.

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KCTCS to host adult learner college fairs

Posted: 04/08/2013 - The Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) will host Adult Learner College Fairs at all 16 of its colleges beginning this week.

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As Mingo mourns, former First Lady remembers Pike sheriff

Posted: 04/05/2013 - The assassination of Eugene Crum brought back painful memories for former Kentucky First Lady Judi Patton. She was only nine years old when her father, then Pike County sheriff Roy Conway, was killed.

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EKY medical school gets top honor

Posted: 04/03/2013 - UPIKE College of Osteopathic Medicine is ranked one of the best in the nation by U.S. News and World Report.

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Coal production dropped in eastern Ky. in 2012

Posted: 04/03/2013 - Kentucky statistics show that coal production in some of the state's historically big producers dropped in 2012 to the lowest levels seen in 47 years.

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Homeless veterans center to be built in Pike Co.

Updated: 04/03/2013 - Officials say the new Homeless Veterans Transitional Housing Center has the perfect location for serving Veterans in rural areas as it is in between the Huntington VA, Mountain Home VA in Tennessee, and the Lexington VA.

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Friends helping Pike Co. fire victims

Updated: 04/01/2013 - A fire broke out Friday evening, leaving one Pike County family devestated, destroying their home and everything they own. The community is now rallying around the family to help them get back on their feet.

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New public library in Pike County

Updated: 03/30/2013 - Officials say this new building is key for the progress to continue. Pike County Judge Executive Wayne T. Rutherford explains, "Knowledge and education is the key to anything...for a work force, for jobs. This is something that is needed."

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Thousands attend community egg drop in Pikeville

Posted: 03/29/2013 - Folks lined up hours before the gates opened at 4:00 Friday afternoon at Bob Amos Park. Event organizers say this year's event was more crowded than last year's which had more than 3,000 in attendance.

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Smoking ban passes in Elkhorn City

Posted: 03/29/2013 - Council members in Elkhorn City on Thursday night overwhelmingly approved a smoking ban. The measure passed 6-0 bars smoking in public buildings and businesses within city limits.

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Community egg drop to be held in Pikeville

Updated: 03/28/2013 - Organizers with Trinity Harvest Church say the free event will have a carnival like atmosphere...with 24 inflatables, a dunking booth with state police, face painting, food vendors, live music, and more.

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Warmer temperatures will bring pothole repairs

Updated: 03/29/2013 - The beginning of spring is the time of year when highway department officials say their focus switches from treating icy and snowy roads to repairing roads that have been damaged by cold winter temperatures.

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UPike men's basketball coach fighting off the court

Updated: 03/27/2013 - The heart of a champion can be defined many different ways and many folks would use the University of Pikeville men's basketball coach as an example. Kelly Wells, was diagnosed with a kidney disease while in college. In 2004, Wells received a kidney transplant from his wife, Shawne.

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