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Editorial: RAM, new team bring dental care to region's needy

Two things to remember if you need dental treatment but can’t afford it: You’re not alone, and help is available. But it won’t come knocking. You’ve got to go get it. One place to turn is Remote Area Medical (RAM). RAM provides free medical services to rural Americans via traveling clinics that operate throughout the country. Since it was founded in 1985, RAM has treated more than 888,000 individuals delivering more than $181.5 million worth of free health care services. As well, it provides free veterinary services.
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Job Fair and Expungement Clinic pulls in crowd

The combination Harlan County Job Fair and Expungement Clinic took place at the Harlan Center on Wednesday, June 28, pulling in folks from all over the county who were looking for employment and a way to clear their record. Individuals looking for employment found an assortment of employers taking applications...
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Neighbor Next Door: Tyler Hughes

BIG STONE GAP, Va. (WCYB) — It is hard to nail down a title for Tyler Hughes. He is a town council member, park ranger, professor, but his most beloved title might be musician. It may be that position that brings all the others together. “I thought I was...
BIG STONE GAP, VA
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Chase With Police Ends With Crash Into Telephone Pole

Two individuals were arrested in Letcher County on Monday following a police chase that ended when the driver crashed into a telephone pole. Whitesburg Police Department Officials say that 27-year-old Charles Michael Osborne was driving along Jenkins Road when he is said to have pulled out in front of an officer. The officer in question recognized Osborne as he was wanted for absconding from parole. A traffic stop was attempted, but Osborne opted to speed away, leading police on a chase through Hospital Road, RT 15, and RT 119.
LETCHER COUNTY, KY
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City of Hazard opens splashpad downtown

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - Kids in Hazard now have another area to cool off this summer. The City of Hazard recently opened a splash pad next to the farmers market pavilion downtown, hoping to provide another space for kids to come and enjoy themselves during the warmer months. Hazard City...
HAZARD, KY
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Independence Day Weekend Activities

The Independence Day Activities continue today in Pennington Gap with the showing of Mitchells versus the Machine at Leeman Field just after Dark. This is a free movie so bring your lawn chair and enjoy this animated, sci-fi comedy film. Tomorrow will be an all day celebration at Leeman Field...
PENNINGTON GAP, VA
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Chances for showers and storms around to start the holiday weekend

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - The heat will continue into the long weekend for a lot of folks. The chances for showers and storms also increase, especially on the front end of it. After starting off mild and muggy, we should see a mix of sun and clouds around for the first parts of Friday, some scattered chances for showers and storms will be around this afternoon. Some of those could be on the stronger side, but as of right now, we are not under a severe risk for today. Highs will top out in the upper 80s for most locations before the rain hits.
HAZARD, KY
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City, county plans Independence Day celebration

The City of Hazard and Perry County are preparing to host the Kentucky River District’s annual Fourth of July Celebration. This year, the celebration will be held on two days, Friday, July 1, and Monday, July 4, in downtown Hazard. On Friday, July 1, the Queen City Sparkler 5K...
HAZARD, KY
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Name released in deadly Bell County crash

BALKAN, Ky. (WYMT) - A Bell County woman is dead after a single car crash Tuesday evening. According to officials from Kentucky State Police Post 10 in Harlan, one car was traveling along KY-2012 near the intersection with Balkan Road when the car crashed. 42-year-old Elizabeth Noe of Balkan was...
BELL COUNTY, KY
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Southwest Virginia gearing up for Independence Day celebrations

The big bang theory this weekend may be testing how many Independence Day celebrations you can attend in Southwest Virginia. Wise, Lee and Scott counties and Norton will host several Fourth of July events from Friday to Monday, with a range of celebrations, food, games, and rockets’ red glare.
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Evarts council discusses sewer project

The Evarts City Council discussed an upcoming sewer project during the panel’s regular meeting on June 23. Mayor Eddie Manning brought the council up to speed. “We’ve had our engineer looking over our sewer plant for a while now,” Manning said. “There’s a lot of updates he thinks we need.”
EVARTS, KY
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Daniel Lee Dorton

YUMA, VA – Daniel Lee Dorton, 44, passed away on Friday, June 17, 2022. Daniel was born in Big Stone Gap, VA on January 20, 1978. He was a 1996 graduate of Gate City High School. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Theodore Lee, Roy and Willie...
BIG STONE GAP, VA
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WYMT partners with Kentucky Blood Center for Summer blood drive

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - You can help save a life on Friday, July 1!. WYMT is partnering with the Kentucky Blood Center to host a Summer blood drive. Donors can give blood in the Bloodmobile outside our station at 199 Black Gold Blvd. in Hazard from 3-7 p.m. Everyone who...
HAZARD, KY
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Queen City Sparkler 5K Color Run kicks off Friday

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - The Appalachian Arts Alliance will host its second annual Queen City Sparkler 5K Color Run and Walk on Friday in downtown Hazard. Registration begins at 7:00 p.m. with the race starting at 8:00 p.m. There is a $35.00 registration fee that includes a t-shirt but there is a limited number of shirts.
HAZARD, KY
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