Methamphetamine Possession, Warrant Arrest during Search for a Wanted Fugitive in Laurel County, Kentucky

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LONDON, KY - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's Deputy Brian France along with K-9/shift Sgt. Gary Mehler and Deputy Dustin Saylor arrested two individuals off Paris Karr Road, approximately 11 miles South of London on Monday afternoon December 13, 2021 at approximately 3:37 PM.

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Trade Association donates $100K to Team Western KY Tornado Relief Fund

LEXINGTON, KY (December 14, 2021) – Kentucky Association of Health Plans (KAHP), the trade association representing all carriers offering health coverage in Kentucky, today announced a donation of $100,000 to the Commonwealth’s Team Western Kentucky Tornado Relief Fund to assist fellow Kentuckians reeling from the weekend’s deadly tornadoes. 

ADDICTION RECOVERY CARE MOVES FORWARD WITH PLANS FOR GREENUP COUNTY TREATMENT CENTER

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ASHLAND, KY (December 14, 2021) - As substance use and overdose fatalities continue to rise, Addiction Recovery Care (ARC), a leading provider of addiction treatment and recovery services throughout the Commonwealth, is moving forward with plans to bring a comprehensive, new treatment center to Greenup County. ARC has announced that it has signed a letter of intent with Bon Secours Mercy Health for the purchase of a portion of the former Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital campus.

STATE POLICE SEEKING PUBLIC ASSISTANCE IN THE KILLING OF A BALD EAGLE IN OREGON

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COX BUTTE, OR (December 14, 2021) - The Oregon State Police is reporting that OSP Fish & Wildlife Troopers from the Springfield Area Command are seeking the public’s assistance in the identification of a person(s) who are responsible for killing a Bald Eagle in the Junction City area.

Kentucky State Police responding to Call in reference to an Unresponsive Female locate Deceased Woman

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WHITESBURG, KY  - The Kentucky State Police is reporting that on Sunday, December 12, 2021 at approximately 3:17 P.M, Troopers from KSP, Post 13, Hazard, received a call in reference to an unresponsive female on Trent Dr. located in the Whitesburg community of Letcher County.

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Historic Funding is Coming to Coal Communities – It’s Time to Invest in Energy Savings

Op-Ed by Carrie Ray 

Local governments across Eastern Kentucky have been facing budget shortfalls since 2012 because of declines in coal severance tax and population. The COVID-19 crisis caused tax revenues to drop further, while other costs have drastically risen. All of these factors have made it very hard for Eastern Kentucky’s local governments to make ends meet. However, historic new investments are coming to coal communities through recent federal initiatives. If invested wisely, this funding could help local governments keep their budgets in the black for years to come.

 

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