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

    Tuesday Jul 21 | 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Family Of KSP Trooper Killed In 1965 To Receive Governor's Medal of Valor At Lexington CeremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The family of a Kentucky State Trooper killed in 1965 will receive the Governor's Medal of Valor on Thursday. Delano Powell was killed in Breathitt County while responding to a the call of a subject with a gun.

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  9. People charged in Breathitt County kidnapping say they are innocentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | WKYT

    Jackson Police Chief Kenneth Spicer says the victim was taken from a parking lot late Thursday night after meeting her ex-boyfriend, David Haddix, and two other people, Sharon Campbell and William Gardner. "Took her up to an isolated area of South Fork and shot her car, threatened her, tried to find where the fella he thought she was going out with because he was going to kill him," said Spicer. 4 comments

  10. Second Lexington Shooting Victim DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... He has blue eyes and is bald.Anyone with any information is asked to contact the G... Police officers in Breathitt County say they've made an arrest in a kidnapping case. According to Jackson Police, a woman was taken against her will by three ...

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  11. Weather Aware MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... He has blue eyes and is bald.Anyone with any information is asked to contact the G... Police officers in Breathitt County say they've made an arrest in a kidnapping case. According to Jackson Police, a woman was taken against her will by three ...

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  12. Missing Georgia Girl Found Safe In Lexington; Father ArrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... He has blue eyes and is bald.Anyone with any information is asked to contact the G... Police officers in Breathitt County say they've made an arrest in a kidnapping case. According to Jackson Police, a woman was taken against her will by three ...

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  13. Truck Bursts Into Flame Along I-75 At Clays Ferry BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... He has blue eyes and is bald.Anyone with any information is asked to contact the G... Police officers in Breathitt County say they've made an arrest in a kidnapping case. According to Jackson Police, a woman was taken against her will by three ...

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  14. Police: Woman Kidnapped, Tormented For HoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Police officers in Breathitt County say they've made an arrest in a kidnapping case. According to Jackson Police, a woman was taken against her will by three people around 5 a.m. Friday morning on Town Hill Road.

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  15. Fish And Wildlife: Please Don't Feed The Black BearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Reports of black bear sightings are up in the area and officials with Fish and Wildlife want to make people aware of safety concerns involving the creatures. Fresh out of hibernation, the hungry bears have been captured on camera in Harlan County and Breathitt County going dumpster diving in search of their next meal.

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  16. Marian Mucker, as an Employee of the Jefferson County Board of...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | FindLaw

    ... a substantial claim of immunity is immediately appealable even in the absence of a final judgment. a Breathitt County Board of Education v. Prater, 292 S.W.3d 883, 887 (Ky.2009). School boards and their employees are considered agencies of the state ...

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  17. KSP Investigates Collision in Lee CountyRead the original story

    May 28, 2015 | Kentucky State Police

    ... The bus was occupied by 20 children. One child was transported by ambulance to the Jackson Hospital in Breathitt County with non-life threatening injuries. Alcohol is not believed to be a factor. The investigation is being conducted by Trooper Ty ...

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  18. Fatal ATV Collision in Breathitt CountyRead the original story

    May 26, 2015 | Kentucky State Police

    On Sunday, May 24, 2015 Kentucky State Police Post 8 Morehead was notified of a fatal ATV collision on Pucket Bend Road in Breathitt County. Trooper Leslie Strong and Fish and Wildlife Officer Barry McCoy responded to the scene.

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  19. At least 1 person dead in Kentucky small plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    Multiple news outlets report the plane crashed not far from the Wendell Ford Airport near the Perry-Breathitt County line Thursday evening in Lost Creek. The small plane went down around 6:30 p.m. The Perry County Deputy Coroner says authorities are waiting for the NTSB and FAA to arrive at the scene and the Kentucky State Police secured the scene for the evening.

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  20. News in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... raise. Multiple news outlets report the plane crashed not far from the Wendell Ford Airport near the Perry-Breathitt County line Thursday evening in Lost Creek. The small plane went down around 6:30 p.m. The Perry County Deputy Coroner says ...

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