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Shoot Hoops, inflatables in Magoffin

SALYERSVILLE – Youth of Magoffin County will have double the fun at free Operation UNITE events to be held Thursday, June 21. From 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. the Kentucky Army National Guard’s Civil Operations Unit from London will set up their popular inflatable obstacle...

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Shoot Hoops coming to Whitley Co.

WILLIAMSBURG – A free regional UNITE Shoot Hoops Not Drugs basketball camp will be held Tuesday, June 19, in Whitley County. The camp, conducted by former University of Kentucky basketball standout Jeff Sheppard, begins at 4 p.m. at Boston Elementary School, 3291...

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Shoot Hoops coming to Martin County

INEZ – A free regional UNITE Shoot Hoops Not Drugs basketball camp will be held Monday, June 18, in Inez. The camp, conducted by former University of Kentucky basketball standout Jeff Sheppard, begins at 4 p.m. at Sheldon Clark High School, 1825 Blacklog Road, in...

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Jackson County drug roundup

Updated 6-14-12 with 2 additional arrests McKEE – Several law enforcement agencies joined forces to make arrests of individuals wanted on drug-related charges during a roundup conducted in Jackson County on Friday, June 8. Participating in the arrests were members of...

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Anthem promotes health lifestyle as SHND sponsor

Staying fit and avoiding unhealthy lifestyle choices – such as using alcohol and other drugs – is part of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Kentucky’s wellness philosophy. To help promote healthy behaviors, Anthem has signed on as a major sponsor for Operation...

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Magoffin hosts Pill Dragon

SALYERSVILLE – Magoffin County nearly set a county record for pill disposal during its “Clean Your Medicine Cabinet Out Day” event on May 23. The 46,349 unwanted or outdated pills brought to Operation UNITE’s “Pill Dragon” – a mobile incinerator provided in...

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Service Corps awarded Governor’s Citation

Service Corps awarded Governor’s Citation

PRESTONSBURG – Operation UNITE’s Service Corps program received recognition for its excellent leadership and service during its end-of-year celebration held May 23. “Because of your demonstration of integrity and ability, meriting our great trust and respect, we are...

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Florida-Pike pill ring busted

PIKEVILLE – Two traffickers of prescription pain pills and their Florida supplier have been arrested on federal drug charges following an undercover investigation by Operation UNITE and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. “More than 200,000 Oxycodone pills were...

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Free basketball camps return

Free basketball camps return

Five 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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