Leslie County Newswire

Leslie County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Leslie County, KY.

Results 1 - 20 of 67 in Leslie County, KY

  1. Deputies investigating deadly logging accident in Clay CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | WKYT

    ... nd 10am when it overturned, pinning him against the ground. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Jones is from Leslie County but was working at the property on Hal Rogers Parkway about two miles west of the Big Creek exit.

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  2. Unemployment rates drop in 115 Kentucky countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | KFVS12

    ... n County had the state's highest jobless rate at 12.8 percent. It was followed by Harlan County at 12 percent, Leslie County at 11.1 percent, Letcher County at 10.8 percent and Carter County at 10.3 percent.

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  3. Betsy Layne wins tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Floyd County Times

    ... at Johnson Centre High School on Saturday. The Ladycats beat Boyd County 25-9, 25-6; Russell 25-18,. 25-15; Leslie County 25-7. 25-21; Phelps 25-11, 25-9 and Lewis County 25-18, 25-18. Betsy Layne had defeated both Shelby Valley and 58th ...

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  4. The Cardinal Countdown: 13 Days Until KickoffRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 23 | Card Chronicle

    ... too high brow to do a Dr.Seuss joke then you obviously don't know anything about me.) Ethan was a solid QB for Leslie County a couple years back and earned his spot on the Cards last season. I've said it many times before but it bothers me when ...

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  5. Betsy Layne wins back-to-back matchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Floyd County Times

    ... Saturday. The field for the Johnson Central-hosted tournament will also include Belfry, East Carter, Phelps, Leslie County, Boyd County, Lewis County, Knott County Central and Russell. Through the first three days of the regular-season, 15th Region ...

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  6. Leslie County Man Dies in Single Vehicle CrashRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Kentucky State Police

    A Hyden man was fatally injured after being involved in a single vehicle car crash early Monday morning. Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Hazard was notified by Leslie County Emergency Office Center at approximately 8:32 a.m., of a collision on Highway 421 in the Rockhouse community of Leslie County.

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  7. Leslie Co. man dies in single-vehicle crashRead the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Hazard was notified by Leslie County Emergency Office Center, at approximately 8:32 a.m., of a collision on U.S. 421 in the Rockhouse community of Leslie County. At the scene, it was determined that a Ford Aerostar van was traveling south on U.S. 421 when the vehicle ran off the roadway and overturned in a creek.

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  8. SEKC Gridorama scheduledRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... The Bears will be in action on Thursday at Corbin in the Southeastern Kentucky Conference Gridorama. Corbin, Leslie County and Harlan County will take part in controlled scrimmages as each team will run 10 plays on offense as they alternate on ...

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  9. Catching onRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... Simmons and Branson are expected to start in the secondary this season. The Black Bears play Corbin and Leslie County on Aug. 13 in the Southeastern Kentucky Conference Gridorama at Corbin. Daily Enterprise Harlan County's Tyrese Simmons (left) and ...

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  10. Fatal wreck on US 421Read the original story

    Jul 17, 2015 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    Kentucky State Police Post 13 received a call from Leslie County Emergency 911 on Thursday, and informed them of a two-vehicle collision with a fatality on U.S. 421 in the Stinnett community. Rhonda Perry, 26, of Harlan, had already been pronounced dead by Leslie County Deputy Coroner Bryan Young when the KSP arrived at the scene. 5 comments

  11. Woman to serve 5-year sentenceRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2015 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... any new charges since absconding approximately four years ago. Widner testified she has been living in Leslie County for the last four years. She said she began using drugs when she was 16 years of age. Her longest period of sobriety since the age ... 2 comments

  12. Leslie County woman sentenced to prison in bank fraud caseRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2015 | Columbia Magazine

    Leslie County woman sentenced to prison in bank fraud case Final member of a scheme that defrauded a Leslie County bank out of hundreds of thousands of dollars sentenced to two years in prison

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  13. Unemployment rates fall in 119 Kentucky countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | KFVS12

    State officials say unemployment rates fell in all but one of Kentucky's 120 counties between May 2014 and May 2015. The state Office of Employment and Training says Woodford County had the state's lowest jobless rate at 3.8 percent this past May. Fayette and Oldham counties were next with 4 percent unemployment rates.

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  14. Bears headed to AAU tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... posted a 13-7 mark so far this summer. Harlan County sophomore forward Lamar Burkhart put up a shot over a Leslie County defender earlier this summer. Burkhart and the Black Bears will travel to Lexington this weekend for the AAU state tournament. ...

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  15. Woman dies in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    A portion of U.S. 421 in Leslie County was closed for several hours Tuesday afternoon after a collision left a Harlan County woman dead and two others injured. Kentucky State Police told WYMT they believe slick roads contributed to the crash that killed 22-year-old Marina Lee on U.S. 421 in the Muncy's Creek community.

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  16. One Killed In Leslie County CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The accident happened along a stretch of US-421, near KY-406 in the Stinnett community. Officials have not released much information, and at this point it remains unclear what led to the crash or if anybody else was hurt.

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  17. Invention of loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... up with when your desire is to help others." A long-time member of the Cedar Missionary Baptist Chapel, in Leslie County, Boggs is also a 20-year employee of Dairy Hut, in Harlan. She is also a former coal miner, having worked in the mines for ...

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  18. Rebels post 8-0 recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Floyd County Times

    ... at Betsy Layne earlier in the week. On Monday, Allen Central defeated Raceland twice and also posted wins over Leslie County and Prestonsburg in four 45-minute matches. The Rebels remained in the win column on Tuesday, posting wins over Paintsville, ...

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  19. Let's bring more promise to potential in Eastern KentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Floyd County Times

    We in Eastern Kentucky all have dreams of seeing our communities become more stable by improving employment through bringing better paying jobs. In thinking about that I wondered how Kentucky and our federal government can accomplish that goal both in my House district of Clay, Laurel, and Leslie, and the region as a whole.

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  20. Bring promise to E.Ky.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    We in eastern Kentucky all have dreams of seeing our communities become more stable by improving employment through bringing better paying jobs. In thinking about that I wondered how Kentucky and our federal government can accomplish that goal both in my House district of Clay, Laurel and Leslie, and the region as a whole.

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