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KSP investigating Tuesday night murder-suicide

HARLAN, Ky. (WTVQ) — Kentucky State Police are investigating what they call a murder-suicide that occurred Tuesday night in Harlan. Around 9:09 p.m., Post 10 Harlan received a 911 call that two people were shot on Jonathan Drive, according to a Wednesday morning press release. Detectives say through an...
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Former UK basketball star volunteers to help flood victims

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - On Wednesday, former Kentucky basketball star, Ramel Bradley, spent some time with ARH volunteering in Eastern Kentucky. His first stop Wednesday morning was at the donation and distribution site in the old JC Penny building in Hazard. Bradley was with ARH president and CEO, Hollie Harris...
HAZARD, KY
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Denny’s Mobile Relief Diner offers free food to Eastern Kentuckians

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - Denny’s is sending its Mobile Relief Diner to Eastern Kentucky to serve communities impacted by deadly flooding. The 53-foot mobile diner will serve free breakfast to Eastern Kentuckians from Thursday, August 11, to Sunday, August 14. The breakfast will include two pancakes, two sausage links,...
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MSU Men’s Basketball team joins Hindman cleanup efforts

HINDMAN, Ky. (WYMT) - Office supplies spread out, essentials destroyed, mud everywhere and everything saturated with water. That is the scene in Hindman. Debris keeps piling up, and some said that, while the work seems endless, it needs to be done. “I feel like it is something people should do,”...
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Pigskin Previews 2022: Harlan County Black Bears

BAXTER, Ky. (WYMT) - After missing the playoffs for the first time in program history, the Harlan County Black Bears are finding hope in the deep, dark hills. “I think we’re a better football team right now than we were at the end of the season last year,” said senior linebacker Josh Sergent. “We put in a new offense, we’ve changed a lot of things, we got some new players, we got some speed guys that can make some plays for us this year.”
HARLAN, KY
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Louisville Water Company helping rebuild water infrastructure after flooding in Hazard

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A team from the Louisville Water Company is helping parts of eastern Kentucky rebuild the water infrastructure that was damaged during flooding. The crew spent days surveying the hard-hit northeastern part of Hazard, Kentucky. They located and assessed broken or exposed water mains. They hope to help Hazard leaders plan the best and fastest ways to make repairs.
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'This particularly hits home'; St. Matthews police helps Letcher Co. police after deadly floods

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — One Louisville police department has sent officers to Letcher County, assisting with recovery efforts following deadly flooding in eastern Kentucky. Sergeant George Jetter said the St. Matthews Police Department is helping the Jenkins Police Department and the Fleming-Neon Police Department with patrols and response efforts. Jetter...
LETCHER COUNTY, KY
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City of Hurricane crew reflects on flood recovery work in Kentucky

HURRICANE, W.Va. — A team of employees from the city of Hurricane are back in West Virginia after spending a week helping folks in Letcher County, Kentucky begin the long road to recovery. Ronnie Woodall lead Hurricane’s Mobile Infrastructure Response Unit into the city of Whitesburg, Kentucky back on...
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Temporary road repairs are now underway here

Temporary repairs began on county and state roads this week, with crews taking on roads that are impassable first. Sheets of asphalt were lifted up by the velocity of the water, which rose to 10 feet above flood stage at Whitesburg, where a river gauge in downtown measures the height of the water.
WHITESBURG, KY
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Husband, wife sentenced on wire fraud charges

WISE COUNTY, Va. (WYMT) - A husband and wife realtor team from Wise were sentenced on federal wire fraud charges Wednesday. According to a release from Virginia State Police (VSP), Jessee Allen DeLoach, 40, pled guilty to one count of wire fraud in February. His wife, Natasha Ashley Miller DeLoach, 38, also pled guilty in February. Both were sentenced to 15 months in federal prison.
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Debris removal beginning, garbage pickup times set

Mountains of ruined furniture, building materials, and personal belongings piled on roadsides bear testament to the power of the flood that swept through Letcher County and much of eastern Kentucky July 28. It looked bad enough when the water was six feet deep and more in houses, churches and businesses,...
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