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182 attend SHND in Middlesboro

MIDDLESBORO – Many of the fundamental lessons learned in basketball can be related to everyday life, participants in the second Operation UNITE Shoot Hoops Not Drugs basketball camp of 2013 were told Thursday evening, June 6. “Learn to follow the rules early and it...

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Elliott SHND camp draws 106 youth

SANDY HOOK – Many of the fundamental lessons learned in basketball can be related to everyday life, participants in the second Operation UNITE Shoot Hoops Not Drugs basketball camp of 2013 were told Tuesday, June 4. “Learn to follow the rules early and it will be...

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158 attend Carter SHND camp

GRAYSON – Many of the fundamental lessons learned in basketball can be related to everyday life, participants in the first Operation UNITE Shoot Hoops Not Drugs basketball camp of 2013 were told Monday evening. “Your position in basketball and in life is important,”...

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Babies ‘collateral damage’ of drug abuse

Babies ‘collateral damage’ of drug abuse

LONDON – Every hour a baby is born dependent on drugs in the United States. Because that figure is based upon 2009 data – the latest available – officials believe the problem is actually much worse today. Caring for these infants and addressing ways to help mothers...

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Back, McGuinn receive UNITE scholarships

JACKSON – Breathitt County High School seniors Sandra Back and Jeannie McGuinn were recognized Tuesday, May 21, as recipients of an “I Am UNITE” scholarship. This is the first year for the scholarships, valued at $1,500 each. Back and McGuinn were presented the...

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Smith sisters receive UNITE scholarship

PHELPS – Phelps High School seniors Audrea and Andrea Smith were recognized Thursday, May 16, as recipients of an “I Am UNITE” scholarship. This is the first year for the scholarships, valued at $1,500 each. The Smiths were presented the scholarships by Ashley...

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Kuhl receive UNITE scholarship

CORBIN – Corbin High School senior Marcus Kuhl was recognized Tuesday, May 7, as an “I Am UNITE” scholarship recipient. This is the first year for the scholarships, valued at $1,500 each. Kuhl was presented the scholarship by Mikkah Rogers, UNITE’s youth programs...

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Final medical symposium June 8

MANCHESTER – Medical professionals have one more opportunity to receive free training on prescription drug abuse and diversion. The forum – which provides information about new state reporting requirements, the importance of understanding addiction, and ideas to help...

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6 free regional basketball camps offered

Six free regional basketball camps conducted by former University of Kentucky all-star Jeff Sheppard will be offered by Operation UNITE this summer. All school-age youth are invited to participate in the Shoot Hoops Not Drugs programs at the following dates and...

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