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  1. Community Frustrated Over Lack Of Updates For Radioactive Dump SituationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The Estill County Judge Executive says that the county will start its own investigation into why radioactive waste was dumped in an Irvine landfill. It has been three months since it was revealed that the landfill was used as a radioactive waste dump, and people are upset about the lack of updates about the situation.

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  2. Estill County Family Loses Home In FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    It's devastation and displacement for an Estill County family after a fire rips through their home Sunday. It happened on Lynch Road, several miles outside of Irvine city limits.

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  3. KSP: Search Underway For Escaped InmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Kentucky State Police are searching for an inmate who they say escaped from the Estill County Detention Center Tuesday afternoon. Multiple agencies, including the Estill County Sheriff's Office and the Irvine Police Department conducted a search but were unable to locate the inmate.

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  4. Attorney General Announces Investigation of Radioactive Waste in Boyd, Estill CountiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Attorney General Andy Beshear has announced his intention to open an investigation into the illegal disposal of radioactive waste in Boyd and Estill Counties. Estill County Emergency Management and county leaders said at best guess 117 truck-loads, around 1,500 tons, of radioactive material may have been dumped at the landfill between July and November.

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  5. Di Vino Launches Kentucky Mountain MoonshineRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2016 | PRWeb

    Di Vino Wholesalers recently launched Kentucky Mountain Moonshine based in Estill County, Ky. Distiller and Estill County native Howard Arvin was born and raised on a small farm at the foothills of rural Kentucky mountains where the history and reputation of moonshine run deep.

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  6. Man O' War Open After Morning Semi CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... with radioactive material has been shut down by the state for allegedly dumping radioactive material in an Estill County landfill. According to a cease and desist order issued earlier this week, Advanced TERNORM Services brought radioactive material ...

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  7. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Despite a statement released by the Judge Executive to the contrary, the Estill County Health Department says there is no way that the source of the salmonella outbreak can be traced to a waitress at a local restaurant. The judge executive confirmed to multiple media outlets Tuesday that the outbreak could be traced to a waitress at the Eagles' Roost Restaurant in Irvine. 1 comment

  8. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Despite a statement released by the Judge Executive to the contrary, the Estill County Health Department says there is no way that the source of the salmonella outbreak can be traced to a waitress at a local restaurant. The judge executive confirmed to multiple media outlets Tuesday that the outbreak could be traced to a waitress at the Eagles' Roost Restaurant in Irvine. 1 comment

  9. Second Inspection Completed At Landfill With Radioactive WasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Many questions remained unanswered following the discovery of tons of radioactive waste found in Estill County's Blue Ridge Landfill. Since the middle and high school sit just across the street from the landfill, health inspectors have spent the past two days making sure students and faculty are safe.

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  10. Press Conference About Radioactive Waste Dumping In Estill Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    In a strongly worded Facebook post, Estill County Emergency Management announced there will be a press conference today about the investigation into the illegal dumping of radioactive waste in an Irvine landfill. They say that they will be releasing more information during the conference and will continue to update as they get more information.

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  11. Officials Say They Were Unaware Of Illegal Dumping Of Radioactive Waste In Estill Co. LandfillRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Estill County officials say that they were not aware of the illegal dumping happening in an Irvine landfill and they are more than frustrated. They did not find out until we broke the news Thursday that low-level radioactive waste was disposed of illegally at the Blue Ridge Landfill.

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  12. Estill County Radioactive Waste ResponseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    News of radioactive waste in Estill County, has people asking all kinds of questions. How much radioactive waste is there? Is it affecting the people who live, work and go to school there? That's what Irvine and Estill County leaders are trying to determine, after being blind-sided by the allegations on Thursday.

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  13. Press Conference About Radioactive Waste Dumping In Estill Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    In a strongly worded Facebook post, Estill County Emergency Management announced there will be a press conference today about the investigation into the illegal dumping of radioactive waste in an Irvine landfill. They say that they will be releasing more information during the conference and will continue to update as they get more information.

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  14. LEX 18 Investigates: Irvine Restaurant Closes During Salmonella InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... after an investigation started into the source of a Salmonella Outbreak in which 49 cases were reported in Estill County. "I started hearing about people becoming ill and the information I got, there were other places that were implicated, but most ...

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  15. Estill Co. Citizens Frustrated After Salmonella OutbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    People in Estill County are frustrated after a recent investigation into multiple Salmonella cases has still not revealed the source of the outbreak. As of Tuesday, there are 75 people feeling symptoms of Salmonellosis, 51 confirmed cases of it and 11 people have been hospitalized because of it.

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  16. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Is it a bug, or something else? People in Estill County said they want to know what's making them sick. Officials with the Estill County Health Department said they are investigating the illness, with help from the state.

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  17. Salmonella Outbreak In Estill CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Investigators said there are at least 41 people showing symptoms of the illness, and 19 are confirmed to have Salmonella. The Estill County Health Department said within those 19 cases, six people have been hospitalized, and three people are currently still being treated in the hospital.

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  18. BERGER, Leonard JohnieRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2015 | Dayton Daily News

    News Death Notice BERGER, Leonard Johnie Age 92 of Huber Heights, passed away Thursday, December 3, 2015 in his residence. He was born in Estill County, Kentucky on October 11, 1923 the son of Charlie & Callie Berger.

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  19. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Saturday will be the 35th Elizabeth Witt Christmas party in Estill County, but it takes a lot to get everything ready. On Thursday all the volunteers gathered at Irvine's First Christian Church to organize everything from the presents to the treat bags.

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  20. Louise Stamper CoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2015 | Palladium-Item

    Estill County, Kentucky and passed away on November 19 at Reid Health in Richmond. She is survived by her children, Wanda Stamper, Daryl Stamper, June (Jon) Jeffries, Christal (Larry) Parker, Danny (Carla) Stamper, 13 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence "Red" Stamper and son, Rodger Stamper. Services will be held at Toler Funeral Home, 99 Old Richmond Road in Irvine, Kentucky at 12:00 on Saturday, November 21, with visitation from 11:00 - 12:00.

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