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Cumberland area youth complete leadership training

LONDON – “If it is to be, it’s up to me!” This refrain, repeated enthusiastically by the more than 200 youth attending Monday’s (October 25) UNITE Youth Leadership Training program, served as a call to action in combating substance abuse issues throughout the region....

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9 more arrested in Rowan Roundup week 2

MOREHEAD - Rowan County sheriff's deputies arrested nine more suspected drug dealers in the second week of Sheriff Jack Carter's "Operation Rowan Roundup." "Most of these arrests are related to the sale of Oxycodone in the form of Percocet, which has become the pill...

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11 arrested in Rowan roundup

MOREHEAD - Rowan County sheriff's deputies have arrested 11 suspected drug dealers in the opening phase of what Sheriff Jack Carter is calling "Operation Rowan Roundup." "These are the first of many individuals we expect to round up over the next several weeks as we...

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Hayes Lewis UNITE Club honored

YEADDISS – Outstanding work by members of the Hayes Lewis Elementary School UNITE Club during the 2009-10 school year earned them the UNITE Excellence Award for elementary schools in the central region. The award was presented during a ceremony at the school on...

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‘Hope For America Tour’ debuts documentary

A new two-hour documentary focusing on the transformation of an Eastern Kentucky community will have its premier Kentucky showing in Lexington on Tuesday, Oct. 12. Produced by The Sentinel Group, “An Appalachian Dawn” explains how local churches and residents have...

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2 arrested in cocaine investigation

PIKEVILLE – Two men were in jail Thursday, Sept. 30, after an Operation UNITE investigation uncovered a cocaine trafficking operation in Pike County. Both men, neither of whom could produce documentation that they were in the United States legally, were taken into...

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13 schools attend Hazard youth training

13 schools attend Hazard youth training

Youth from 13 schools across southern Kentucky were introduced to concepts and strategies to make it easier to be drug free during the first part of Operation UNITE’s new Youth Leadership Program on Tuesday, September 28. Approximately 288 students from six counties...

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250 attend London youth training

250 attend London youth training

Youth from 14 schools were introduced to concepts and strategies to make it easier to be drug free during the first part of Operation UNITE’s new Youth Leadership Program on Monday, September 27. Approximately 250 students from seven counties participated in the...

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6 arrested in Martin County

INEZ – An undercover drug investigation by Operation UNITE into illegal drug trafficking in Martin County has resulted in warrants for six individuals. Four of the suspects, along with two others found to be in possession of drugs, were arrested September 3 by...

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