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12 hrs ago | 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, Lee County, KY, Breathitt County, KY, Hyden, KY, Opinion

Mon Jul 28, 2014


Tornado confirmed in southeastern Kentucky

Forecaster Tony Edwards of the National Weather Service office in Jackson told the Lexington Herald-Leader that an EF-1 tornado carrying winds of around 75 mph touched down in southern Leslie County for a minute or so Sunday.


Related Topix: Weather

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Middlesboro Daily News

Jobless rates down in 117 counties in June3:40 pm | 0

Unemployment rates fell in 117 Kentucky counties between June 2013 and June 2014, while three county rates went up, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.


Related Topix: Kentucky, Simpson County, KY, Jackson County, KY, Magoffin County, KY, Letcher County, KY

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Columbia Magazine

Anna Lee Burris, Hustonville, KY

Anna Lee Burris, Hustonville, KY She was the administrator of Green River Rest Home for 42 years before retiring in 2004.


Related Topix: Hustonville, KY, Casey County, KY

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Harlan Daily Enterprise

Oplingers celebrate 50th anniversary

The Rev. Ron and Mrs. Mitzi Eads Oplinger will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary July 15. Now residing in Partridge, the couple is originally from Pathfork.


Related Topix: Partridge, KY, Pathfork, KY, Harlan County, KY, Medicine, Nursing