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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...
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EKU Men’s basketball team helps flood victims in Hazard

(LEX 18) — Eastern Kentucky University’s Men’s Basketball team was in Hazard on Tuesday helping sort donations at a center for flood victims. The team’s head manager, Bryce Watts, is from the area. Watts and his family were impacted, and Tuesday was the first time back since the floods.
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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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Black Gold Festival still on track for September

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - One local festival committee is not letting flooding keep it down in 2022. The Black Gold Festival Committee posted on Facebook Tuesday evening that it is moving forward with the Black Gold Festival in September after speaking with city and county leaders. The committee said in...
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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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'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...
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Garrett Kentucky two days after the flood

Garrett, Ky. (WSAZ) -The Eastern Kentucky flooding disaster in late July has caught the attention of all the USA even the world. The devastating scenes will be etched on the minds of those hard hit for a lifetime. Two days after the flood, Tony visited the rural town of Garrett in Floyd County where the hope and determination of the people was incredible!
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Two men from New Jersey help with Eastern Kentucky flood relief

LETCHER COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - While people from all over the state and the region have come to Eastern Kentucky to help after deadly flooding late last month, the call for help has reached as far away as the Garden State. Zechariah Buck and his father drove from Wildwood, New...
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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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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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