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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...
HARLAN COUNTY, KY
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Scattered showers and thunderstorms possible for the holiday weekend

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - A warm and muggy holiday weekend is in store across the mountains with scattered showers and thunderstorms possible. Isolated showers and thunderstorms stick around into tonight. It will not rain everywhere or all night long, but a passing shower or storm can not be ruled out. We stay partly cloudy with lows falling into the upper-60s and lower-70s.
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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, 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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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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Wise supervisors pass budget; Appalachia Fire/EMS gets early check

WISE — Wise County’s 2022-23 budget is now in force. With all but Supervisor Fred Luntsford Jr. present in person or electronically, the Board of Supervisors approved both the $81.6 million school budget and $60.99 million county budget Friday, just in time for the first day of the new fiscal year.
WISE, VA
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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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Harlan Independent Middle School welcomes new principal

Harlan Independent Middle School will have a new principal in place for the upcoming school year, with current Harlan Independent High School teacher Mike Bolton selected to fill the position. Harlan Independent Schools Superintendent C.D. Morton gave some background on the new assistant principal. “Mike Bolton is a 20-year veteran...
HARLAN, KY
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Two arrested after chase ends in crash

WHITESBURG, Ky. — Two people were arrested Monday in Letcher County, after a police chase ended when the driver crashed into a telephone pole. According to Whitesburg Police, Charles Michael Osborne, 27, of Eolia, was driving on Jenkins Road, when he pulled out in front of an officer, who knew he was wanted for absconding from parole. The officer attempted to pull him over, but Osborne sped away instead, leading to a chase along Hospital Road, Route 15 and Route 119.
WHITESBURG, 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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Scattered storm chances ramp up into the Fourth of July Weekend

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - While it was nice to not have to deal with scattered showers and storms earlier this week, we do need some rain around the region. And luckily for us, it looks like we’ve got plenty of opportunities in the extended forecast. Tonight through Tomorrow Night.
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

SOAR Focus Summit held, promotes entrepreneurship and innovation in Hazard

In preparation for the upcoming SOAR Summit to be held later this year, Hazard hosted a SOAR Focus Summit, presented by Kentucky Power and Kentucky Innovation, on June 23-24. During the SOAR Focus Summit, the City of Hazard hosted more than 300 professionals from across the region to learn about innovation and entrepreneurship. The conference largely took place at Hazard Community and Technical College, but an opening reception was held in downtown Hazard on June 23, allowing participants to see the growth of businesses located downtown.
HAZARD, KY
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