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Drug trafficking bust in eastern Kentucky results in thousands of pills and millions in cash seized

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A drug trafficking bust in Kentucky uncovered thousands of oxycodone pills and millions of dollars in cash. An investigation from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, Kentucky Attorney General's Office, Barbourville Police, Clay County Sheriff's Office and Manchester Police ended with the arrest of 12 people, according to a news release Thursday.
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Bridge scheduled for closure next week for Clark and Estill counties

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists of a scheduled lane closure for the Irvine Road/KY 89 bridge. The temporary closure is necessary for a consulting firm to perform field measurements. Tuesday, May 17 – 7:30 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 18 –...
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KY WFO JACKSON Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

WFO JACKSON Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Monday, May 9, 2022. ...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in. Kentucky River near Ravenna affecting Estill County. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood. deaths occur in vehicles. The next statement will be issued...
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Isfort awarded state practitioner honor

(IRVINE, KENTUCKY) April 28, 2022 — In recognition of her excellence in clinical practice, Donna Isfort, MSN, APRN is being honored by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) as the 2022 recipient of the AANP State Award for Excellence in Kentucky. Each year, nurse practitioners (NPs) across the nation are nominated by their colleagues to receive this prestigious award. Isfort, who specializes in Family Medicine, is a Nurse Practitioner at Estill Medical Clinic in Irvine, KY.
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USDA deputy under secretary wins East Kentucky Leadership Award for public individual

ESTILL COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Even before getting a degree from the University of Kentucky, one Estill County native was called to public service. “It was probably in high school when I think I began to be clearer about that and really thinking about career options that were about, um, both helping people and better trying to understand, uh, what makes people tick,” said Justin Maxson, Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
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Area equality group raises money for billboard in Estill County

ESTILL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – There’s no hate in this holler. That message can be found on a billboard in Estill County right before you cross into Madison County on highway 52. “We’re country folk. We’re from the mountains. Hospitality’s in our blood. Making sure people are loved...
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30 years of Spore Lore…

Local organizers are saying the 30th Annual Mountain Mushroom Festival was once again a great success. Temperature swings have been common over the festival’s 30 year history, with everything from spring wind storms, cold snaps when snow flurries flew, and warm sunny days, but this year was—hot. In fact, the ambulance service had to be called a few times to pick up folks who had fainted from the heat.
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Estill County Animal Shelter in desperate need to adopt out dogs, puppies

IRVINE, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Estill County Animal Shelter is asking for the public’s help in the wake of an outbreak of canine parvovirus in the shelter. Parvo, for short, is a contagious virus mainly affecting dogs. CPV is highly contagious and is spread from dog to dog by direct or indirect contact with their feces. Vaccines can prevent this infection, but mortality can reach 91% in untreated cases. Treatment often involves veterinary hospitalization.
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Music teacher resigns over 'you are free to be yourself' message on classroom board

ESTILL COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT/CNN) - An Estill County teacher has resigned after writing a message on his classroom board. Tyler Morgan was a music teacher at West Irvine Intermediate School, which teaches third through fifth grade students. He posted a photo of the message on his Facebook page. It reads, “You are free to be yourself with me. You matter.” The message included a rainbow flag and rainbow colors.
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Ky. teacher resigns after controversy over pro-LGBTQ message

ESTILL COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - A Kentucky teacher has resigned after writing a message encouraging LGBTQ students on his classroom board that read “You are free to be yourself with me.”. Tyler Morgan was a music teacher at West Irvine Intermediate School, which teaches third through fifth grade students....
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