Letcher County Newswire (Page 2)

Letcher County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Letcher County, KY. (Page 2)

Results 21 - 40 of 121 in Letcher County, KY

  1. How a small Kentucky coal town built a healthier, more creative economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | The Raw Story

    ... economic development underway in this community, staggered by the collapse of coal. It's known as the Letcher County Culture Hub , a broad and growing collaboration of arts and media groups, for- and non-profit outfits, community organizations, and ...

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  2. After Coal, a Small Kentucky Town Builds a Healthier, More Creative EconomyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Yes! Magazine

    ... center, which saw operating funds diminish as tax revenues from the coal industry declined. It's known as the Letcher County Culture Hub , a broad and growing collaboration of arts and media groups, for- and non-profit outfits, community ...

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  3. Sycilla Collins Individually and as Administratrix of the Estate of...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | FindLaw

    ... occurred on September 20, 2000. On that day, Mr. Collins was operating a school bus on U.S. Highway 119 in Letcher County, Kentucky. The particular stretch of highway where the accident occurred narrows and meanders across Pine Mountain. This ...

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  4. Tiny hero saves dad's life after car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | NBC2 News

    WLEX - A 5-year-old Kentucky boy is being credited for saving his father's life in a car accident earlier this week. Ayden Ison and his dad, Shane, were driving along Route 7 in Letcher County on Tuesday when the Mustang they were in hydroplaned, blew a tire and went spinning out of control over an embankment.

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  5. Student Gets Special Welcome After Brave FightRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... time during his sophomore year, he scored a 34. School officials say of Weston that loves to learn ne... LETCHER COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) A five-year-old boy in Letcher County is being credited for saving his father's life in a car accident this week. ...

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  6. Student Advocating For Increasing Softball SafetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... County parents are facing wanton endangerment charges after they were found living in a tent with their baby. LETCHER COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) A five-year-old boy in Letcher County is being credited for saving his father's life in a car accident this ...

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  7. Eastern Kentucky Tuition, Housing Cost To Rise This FallRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... County parents are facing wanton endangerment charges after they were found living in a tent with their baby. LETCHER COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) A five-year-old boy in Letcher County is being credited for saving his father's life in a car accident this ...

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  8. Video Appears To Show "Shift Change" Between PanhandlersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... County parents are facing wanton endangerment charges after they were found living in a tent with their baby. LETCHER COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) A five-year-old boy in Letcher County is being credited for saving his father's life in a car accident this ...

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  9. Five-Year-Old Letcher Co. Boy Saves Dad After CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    LETCHER COUNTY, Ky A five-year-old boy in Letcher County is being credited for saving his father's life in a car accident earlier this week. Ayden's dad, Shane, was driving along Route 7 Tuesday when the Mustang they were in hydroplaned, blew a tire and went spinning out of control over an embankment.

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  10. Annual jobless rates fall in 86 of Kentucky's 120 countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | KFVS12

    ... rate in 2016 at 18.8 percent. It was followed by Leslie County at 13 percent; Harlan County at 12.1 percent; Letcher County at 11.9 percent; Knott County at 11.2 percent.

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  11. Annual unemployment rates fall in 86 Kentucky counties -Read the original story

    Apr 25, 2017 | Floyd County Times

    ... rate in 2016 at 18.8 percent. It was followed by Leslie County, 13 percent; Harlan County, 12.1 percent; Letcher County, 11.9 percent; Knott County, 11.2 percent; Elliott and Floyd counties, 10.9 percent each; Pike County, 10.8 percent; Perry ...

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  12. CBS Defends NEA, 'Art Needs Subsidy to Be Alive,' Not the MarketplaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 | NewsBusters.org

    ... in Whitesburg, Kentucky was the only business keeping an entire county afloat. "Like most mining communities Letcher County has lost thousands of jobs. And yet how do you account for the new whiskey distillery and restaurant in Whitesburg, the ...

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  13. For art's sake: When funding the NEA is in jeopardyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 | CBS News

    ... There is something surprising happening in the Pine Mountains of Kentucky. Like most mining communities, Letcher County has lost thousands of jobs. And yet, how do you account for the new whiskey distillery and restaurant in the county seat of ...

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  14. US coal consumption is still dropping. How could a call to bring coal back work?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... ar with a high school education or less?..." "Transitioning is tough," says Jim Ward, the judge-executive for Letcher County, in which Whitesburg is located. "We've just got to figure out how to do it. And we're just at the beginning of it."

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  15. Democracy in Trump country: In this election we learned rural people...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2017 | Salon.com

    Ben Fink writes about how he and his community have been working with each other in the aftermath of the election A lot of people don't believe me when I tell them Letcher County, Kentucky, is one of the most open-minded places I've ever lived. I might not have believed it either, before I moved here a year ago.

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  16. Breeding sentenced to 30 months for filing false tax returns -Read the original story

    Mar 16, 2017 | Floyd County Times

    A business owner, who previously admitted he underreported more than $5 million in income over the course of three years, has been sentenced to 30 months in federal prison. On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Amul R. Thapar sentenced 38-year-old Jarrod C. Breeding, of Letcher County, for making false statements on tax returns filed with the IRS.

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  17. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    A business owner, who previously admitted he underreported more than $5 million in income over the course of three years, has been sentenced to 30 months in federal prison. On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Amul R. Thapar sentenced 38-year-old Jarrod C. Breeding, of Letcher County, for making false statements on tax returns filed with the IRS.

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  18. SKCTC honors Black History Month -Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Pictured is Charlene Walker along with Dr. Carolyn Sundy, SKCTC vice president for diversity and inclusion at the Letcher County event. Photos submitted Daryl L. Harris, an associate professor at the Department of Theatre & Dance at Northern Kentucky University, is pictured with Dr. Carolyn Sundy, SKCTC vice president for diversity and inclusion at the Cumberland event.

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  19. Remembering the playground from yesteryearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2017 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... would be off the ground. I know, for sure, that there was one of those contraptions at a school somewhere in Letcher County. Stuart-Robinson, maybe. If anyone up that way remembers, please let me know. My buddy. Lynn Embaugh, who also lives in ...

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  20. SKCTC honors Black History Month -Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    Photos submitted Daryl L. Harris, an associate professor at the Department of Theatre & Dance at Northern Kentucky University, is pictured with Dr. Carolyn Sundy, SKCTC vice president for diversity and inclusion at the Cumberland event. Pictured is Charlene Walker along with Dr. Carolyn Sundy, SKCTC vice president for diversity and inclusion at the Letcher County event.

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