Breathitt County Newswire

Breathitt County Newswire

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  1. Death Investigation in Harlan CountyRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Kentucky State Police

    ... Homicide, Tampering with Physical Evidence and Wanton Endangerment 1st. The juvenile was transported to the Breathitt County Juvenile Detention Facility. The body of Mr. Jackson was sent to the State Medical Examiner's Office for an autopsy to be ...

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  2. Headlines from across the state: Juvenile charged in shooting death of grandfatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

    ... boy with reckless homicide, tampering with evidence and wanton endangerment. The boy is being held at the Breathitt County Juvenile Detention Facility. The AP is not naming the man to protect the identity of the boy, whose case is in juvenile court, ...

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  3. Fatal shooting at BlairRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... tampering with physical evidence and first-degree wanton endangerment. The juvenile was transported to the Breathitt County Juvenile Detention Facility. Jacobs said the body of Jackson was sent to the State Medical Examiner's Office for an autopsy ...

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  4. Juvenile charged in shooting death of grandfatherRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... boy with reckless homicide, tampering with evidence and wanton endangerment. The boy is being held at the Breathitt County Juvenile Detention Facility. The AP is not naming the man to protect the identity of the boy, whose case is in juvenile court, ...

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  5. Juvenile Charged In Killing Of Harlan County ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... reckless homicide, tampering with physical evidence and wanton endangerment 1st. He was transported to the Breathitt County Juvenile Detention Facility. Andy Parker, father of reporter Alison Parker who died in the WDBJ shooting Wednesday, released ...

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  6. Kentucky court ignores requests to remove portrait of Jesus inside court houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Raw Story

    A Kentucky court house is being asked to remove a portrait of Jesus from its interior because a group advocating the Constitution's Establishment Clause says it sends a chilling message to non-Christians. The portrait , which appears to have been drawn in pencil or charcoal, show Jesus standing over a man who is kneeling and appears to be weeping, with the words, "In your place, what would Jesus do?" The Freedom From Religion Foundation is pushing for Breathitt County Courthouse to move it off court house grounds, according to Local8Now .

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  7. Group wants picture of Jesus in Kentucky county courthouse removedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    ... Co-President Annie Laurie Gaylor says the picture itself isn't a problem, but its location inside the Breathitt County Courthouse is. "To put this at the seat of county government is really chilling. This sends this message that you better pretend ...

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  8. BOGGS, Lloyd DeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Dayton Daily News

    News Death Notice BOGGS, Lloyd Dean Age 79 of Miamisburg was born March 23, 1936 in Breathitt County, KY and went to be with his Lord and his two sons, Michael and Alan on August 24, 2015 under the care of Hospice of Dayton. In addition to his sons, Lloyd was preceded in death by his parents, Hilliard and Ethel Boggs and a sister, Doris Back.

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  9. Group wants Jesus portrait removed from Breathitt courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | WKYT

    A group that advocates the separation of church and state want a portrait of Jesus removed from the Breathitt County Courthouse. The Freedom From Religion Foundation has been pushing for the portraits removal for about two years because they say the image violates the Establishment Cause of the First Amendment.

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  10. Family Grieve After Two TragediesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... need help to cover funeral costs for George. They said donations can be made to the Watt's Funeral Home in Breathitt County. The funeral home's number is (606) 666-2405. Family members confirm that the body of a man found in Wolfe County Monday ...

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  11. Breathitt County Man Sustains Gunshot Wound During AltercationRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Kentucky State Police

    Kentucky State Police Post 13 is investigating a shooting incident in the Watts community of Breathitt County. KSP dispatchers received a call at around 8:30 p.m., Monday evening, advising that a man had been shot during an altercation with another man.

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  12. Breathitt County Shooting Victim in Critical ConditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    State Police are investigating a shooting incident in Breathitt county. Troopers were sent out to Marie Roberts Road in the Watts Community around 8:30 Monday night.

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  13. Hardin Pleads Guilty In DUI CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    On Monday, Shawn Hardin, 20, pleaded guilty to lesser charges in Breathitt County Court. The Commonwealth's Attorney offered the man to plea on four counts of manslaughter, instead of four counts of murder.

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  14. Acquittal in abuse case angers parents of Owsley boy who suffered brain injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | WKYT

    An Owsley County couple says they are upset because a Breathitt County jury did not convict the woman charged with physically abusing their son. The couple recently spoke to WYMT after the jury acquitted Hillary Noble last Thursday on assault and criminal abuse charges.

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  15. After Bitcoin loan goes south, judge rules man must repay over $67,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Ars Technica

    A judge in rural Breathitt County, Kentucky ruled earlier this month that a local man who received a loan of 11.95 bitcoins in December 2013 must repay it, including interest, for a total amount of over $67,800. Back then, when the price of one bitcoin was rapidly rising and trading in the $800-$1,000 range, a Brazilian man named Daniel Kaminski de Souza loaned the bitcoins using a peer-to-peer bitcoin loan site called BTCJam .

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  16. Governor's Medal of Valor presented to family of KSP trooper killed in 1965Read the original story

    Jun 15, 2015 | KFVS12

    ... a trooper for 18 months, when he was shot and killed on July 8, 1965 while attempting to serve a warrant in Breathitt County. The perpetrator was later apprehended and convicted.

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  17. Kentucky Governor awards Medal of Valor to Henry Co. trooper killed in 1965Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2015 | The Madison Courier

    ... Powell was 28 years old when he was shot and killed on July 8, 1965, while attempting to serve a warrant in Breathitt County. Powell had been a trooper for 18 months when he died.

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  18. Mary Ann Roth, 82, Taylor Co., KYRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Columbia Magazine

    Mary Ann Roth, 82, Taylor Co., KY Mrs. Mary Ann Roth, the daughter of the late Taylor and Nancy Ann Shoemake Barnett, was born January 5, 1933 in Breathitt County, KY and departed this life on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 in Campbellsville at her home. She was 82 years of age.

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  19. Governor's Medal of Valor presented to family of trooper killed in 1965Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... G. Powell, a KSP trooper killed in the line of duty in 1965. Powell was attempting to serve a warrant in Breathitt County. "It is no small decision for the men and women who choose this duty to go out in the world each day to face violence, abuse, ...

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  20. Governor's Medal of Valor Presented To Family Of KSP Trooper...Read the original story

    Jun 11, 2015 | Kentucky State Police

    ... a trooper for 18 months, when he was shot and killed on July 8, 1965 while attempting to serve a warrant in Breathitt County. The perpetrator was later apprehended and convicted. KSP also announced the 2014 Trooper of the Year, Detective of the ...

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