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Monday Aug 4 | Floyd County Times

Lee County entrepreneur's bio serves as a rebuttal to the New York Times11:14 am

In 2008, she graduated from high school in Madison County, a thriving central Kentucky community that's a university town.


Related Topix: Madison County, KY, Beattyville, KY, Berea, KY, Opinion

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Floyd County Times

A couple of stories the New York Times should cover9:46 am

Last week, I wrote about the recent New York Times story on Eastern Kentucky. The Times described the region as one of the worst places to live in America and featured a graphic of a Kentucky license plate that read "Help Me."


Related Topix: Kentucky, Eastern, KY, Breathitt County, KY, Leslie County, KY, Hyden, KY, Opinion

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Police: Alcohol a possible a factor in fatal Lee County ATV crash

A Beattyville man was killed over the weekend in a single all-terrain vehicle crash, according to Kentucky State Police.


Related Topix: Beattyville, KY

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Grimes jabs McConnell on jobs issue in new TV ad

Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes went on the attack again Tuesday with a new TV ad featuring an out-of-work Appalachian coal miner who questions Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's commitment to job growth.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Beattyville, KY, Putney, KY

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Daily Mail

Six of the the most difficult counties to live in are in Kentucky, study finds

The state's Jackson, Leslie, Lee, Breathitt, and Magoffin counties were also included on the list of the ten most difficult counties to live in The New York Times' Upshot section examined six factors, including college education, household income, joblessness, disability rates, life expectancy and obesity.


Related Topix: Kentucky, Clay County, KY, Jackson County, KY, Leslie County, KY, Breathitt County, KY