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The Banquet of Hope

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, I am writing to thank you for your support of the Lord’s Gym of Jackson County Community Activity Center. It is through your support of the Lord’s Gym that we are able to be of assistance to the community. During the past couple of...

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Medical Advisory Council seeks members

Medical professionals from across southern and eastern Kentucky are being asked to lend their expertise to UNITE’s new Medical Advisory Council. The Council, which will advise UNITE’s Board of Directors, has conducted two organizational sessions in an attempt to bring...

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Cawood UNITE Club named award winner

Students at Cawood Elementary have reason to celebrate. During a pizza party provided by Operation UNITE on November 10, approximately 75 students learned their school’s anti-drug UNITE Club was selected to receive the “Karen Engle Youth Impact Award” winner for...

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“An Appalachian Dawn” broadcast

“An Appalachian Dawn” broadcast

BEATTYVILLE – This Thanksgiving Day, WLJC-TV in Beattyville will air the documentary “An Appalachian Dawn” in its entirety beginning at 7 p.m. To promote the show, WLJC will also host a live discussion at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, November 23. WLJC host Margaret Drake will...

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27,735 pills consumed by Pulaski Pill Dragon

SOMERSET – Nearly three dozen individuals and a variety of agencies from across Somerset and Pulaski County dropped off 27,735 pills and other medications during a “Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet Day” program held Tuesday, November 9. All of the drugs were...

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Title 1 Program works to serve community

McKEE (11-8-10) - You may have heard about it or read about it, but what do you really know about the Jackson County Public Schools’ Title 1 Program? What is its purpose? What do they do? Who works for Title 1? Can they help me? Title 1 was authorized by Congress as...

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Stumbo Elementary UNITE Club honored

PRESTONSBURG – Outstanding efforts by members of the John M. Elementary School UNITE Club during the 2009-10 school year earned them a UNITE Excellence Award for elementary schools in the east region. The Karen Engle Youth Impact Award was presented during a ceremony...

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Rowan drug sweep nets 8 more arrests

MOREHEAD - Eight more suspected drug dealers were arrested in the third week of Sheriff Jack Carter's "Operation Rowan Roundup." Carter said he is "very, very pleased" with the feedback his office is receiving from private citizens using a confidential tip line...

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Youth challenged to be active in anti-drug effort

HINDMAN – “You guys have the opportunity to go out and be inspiring,” participants in Tuesday’s (October 26) final UNITE Youth Leadership Training program were told. “Inspire those around you,” continued Cheryl Campbell of Youth To Youth International. “Do it because...

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