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  1. History Alive showcased on statewide blogRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... Sizemore, the curator of the Kentucky Coal Museum. The show, which has aired on WCPM in Cumberland and WMMT in Whitesburg for around six years, helps to preserve the local heritage and culture of the region through oral histories. "Working with ...

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  2. Training series begins next week -Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 7 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... of training events will take place on July 12, July 26 and Aug. 9 with live instruction taking place at the Whitesburg campus of Southeast Community and Technical College ITV rooms and broadcast to the Middlesboro and Cumberland campuses. A resource ... 11 comments

  3. SDA Announces Telemedicine Funding to Address Opioid Epidemic in AppalachiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Gilmer Mirror

    ... of the Obama Administration and USDA's efforts to target investments to areas of persistent economic hardship. In Whitesburg, Kentucky USDA awarded the Mountain Comprehensive Health Corporation a grant of $343,600 to provide a telemedicine network ...

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  4. USDA Announces Telemedicine Funding to Address Opioid Epidemic in AppalachiaRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 30 | U.S. Department of Agriculture

    ... of the Obama Administration and USDA's efforts to target investments to areas of persistent economic hardship. In Whitesburg, Kentucky USDA awarded the Mountain Comprehensive Health Corporation a grant of $343,600 to provide a telemedicine network ...

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  5. In a oeFluxa : Ex-Black Crowes Guitarist Rich Robinson Says New Albuma s...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | KTGL-FM Lincoln

    ... Joe Walsh . After the trek winds down this Sunday, Rich will launch his own North American outing on July 19 in Whitesburg, Kentucky. 6/28 - Pittsburgh, PA, First Niagara Pavilion* 6/30 - Charlotte, NC, PNC Music Pavilion* 7/1 - Atlanta, GA, ...

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  6. 2 jailed for meth possession -Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    Lonnie Lucas, 59, of Whitesburg, and April Johnson, 42, of Partridge, were arrested by Cumberland City Police Officer Zack Smith and Sgt. John Teagle.

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  7. SEXTON, Betty JoyceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Dayton Daily News

    ... husband of 59 years Deannis "Dee" Sexton. The daughter of the late John and Clara Powell, Betty was born in Whitesburg, KY, July 21, 1932. Betty took great pride in watching her family grow and her family's achievements throughout the years and is ...

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  8. Kentucky Is Planning To Imprison 1,100 People On Top Of A Toxic Coal Waste SiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | ThinkProgress

    ... will cost $444 million to construct and is expected to hold 1,088 detainees. The facility will be erected in Whitesburg , a town that suffers from high unemployment due to the gradual loss of coal mining jobs. Rep. Hal Rogers (R), who's spearheaded ... 6 comments

  9. Luncheon planned in Whitesburg -Read the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... The KSBDC is sponsoring the When Opportunity Knocks luncheon on June 22 at the Pine Mountain Grill in Whitesburg, from noon to 1 p.m., beginning with a resource fair at 11 a.m. During lunch, local business owners will share how they answered the ...

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  10. Council approves correcting road signageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... council. "In 1985, when the bypass went through here, the state asked the city of Cumberland to rename the old Whitesburg road. The city council at that time - and the mayor - renamed that road after my brother, Cpl. Raymond Hatfield, who was killed ...

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  11. Luncheon planned in Whitesburg -Read the original story

    Jun 11, 2016 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... The KSBDC is sponsoring the When Opportunity Knocks luncheon on June 22 at the Pine Mountain Grill in Whitesburg, from noon to 1 p.m., beginning with a resource fair at 11 a.m. During lunch, local business owners will share how they answered the ... 17 comments

  12. Appalshop presents films of Bell Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Preserved 16mm color home movies shot in the 1950s by Bell County coal camp doctor John Parrott will be premiered by Appalshop as part of the 2016 Seedtime On The Cumberland Festival in Whitesburg. Parrott's films document a range of local events including a family field day and kids' costume contest, a cheerleading squad at a high school football game, a small-town circus parade, a tobacco farmer harvesting leaves and a church group attending a river baptism.

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  13. Restorative Radio Project Transports Prisoners HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | WNYC-AM New York

    On Monday nights, listening to community radio station WMMT 88.7 in Whitesburg, Kentucky has become routine for inmates at several nearby prisons. For more than a decade, the station has been airing the program "Calls from Home," Sylvia Ryerson worked at WMMT for several years answering and archiving those calls before working as a freelance radio producer.

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  14. Obamacare Battle, Psychedelic Science, Restorative RadioRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... author of "Paper: Paging Through History," For more than a decade, the community radio station WMMT 88.7 in Whitesburg, Kentucky has aired the program " Calls from Home ," which broadcasts messages that families have left for incarcerated loved ones ...

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  15. Bears move past .500 by edging LetcherRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    In a season that has been spent trying to dig out of a hole, the Harlan County Black Bears had reached the .500 mark three times before this week, at 2-2, 7-7 and 10-10, only to fall below with a loss in the next game. The Bears reached .500 again at 12-12 with a win Tuesday at Middlesboro and finally went over with a hard-fought 6-4 victory Saturday afternoon over a Letcher Central team that had beat them twice earlier this year in Whitesburg and had won nine straight.

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  16. What Role Can Artists Play in Prison Reform?Read the original story

    Apr 28, 2016 | Hyperallergic

    ... Nick Szuberla, seems to be doing something similar, but his project has scaled outward from its origins in rural Whitesburg, Kentucky, where he first began focusing on the prison system during a stint as a volunteer hip-hop DJ back in the late ...

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  17. UofK not cheering for Kentucky name shareRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Business Insurance

    Can a state's name be trademarked? That at least is the contention of the Lexington-based University of Kentucky which has sent a "cease and desist" order to a distiller, Whitesburg, Kentucky-based Kentucky Mist Moonshine Inc. for applying for a trademark registration under its company name that includes the name "Kentucky". According to an amended complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Lexington in January, the university contends its own trademark application for the Kentucky mark was granted by the U.S. patent office in 1997 although, as Kentucky Mist points out, the name Kentucky has been in use since at least 1792.

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  18. Mildred Dean Fields, GreenfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Daily Reporter

    Mildred Dean Fields, age 77, of Greenfield passed away on Tuesday, April 19, 2016, at Hancock Regional Hospice Care in Greenfield. She was born on Oct. 19, 1938, in Whitesburg, Ky., to the late Charlie and Edna J. Collins.

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  19. The View From Appalachia: The Pull To Get Out And Come Back HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | National Public Radio

    ... to go into the military." Shawna Gabrielle Coots a 20-year-old single mother is studying criminal justice at a Whitesburg, Ky., community college in hopes of a career in law enforcement and not at home. Steve Inskeep/NPR hide caption Shawna ...

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  20. A View From Appalachia - Whitesburg, KentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | National Public Radio

    In Whitesburg, Kentucky, more than 30 percent of the population lives below the poverty line. It's an area once known for coal mining but most of those jobs have dried up.

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