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Magoffin drug arrest

SALYERSVILLE – A Magoffin County resident has been charged with drug trafficking following an undercover investigation by Operation UNITE. Darrell B. Patrick, age 46, of Old U.S. Highway 460, Salyersville, was arrested at his home shortly after 2 p.m. Tuesday, October...

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5 arrested in Knott

HINDMAN – Five people were arrested October 27 after police stopped a van suspected of bringing drugs from Indiana to Knott County. Three of the individuals face drug trafficking charges from Operation UNITE while the other two were arrested on outstanding Kentucky...

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Lawrence drug roundup

LOUISA (10-22-09) – A dozen individuals suspected of illegally selling drugs in Lawrence County were arrested during a roundup on Tuesday, October 20. These suspects were among 17 indicted on drug-related offenses by the county grand jury earlier this month. The...

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Students lead fundraising effort

PAINTSVILLE (10-2-09) – A combined effort by students concerned about drug problems in Paintsville and Johnson County has resulted in $1,300 being raised for the UNITE Foundation. The third annual Mini-Apple Run – an unofficial kick-off event for the 47th Annual...

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McCreary drug roundup

WHITLEY CITY – A cooperative investigation by Operation UNITE and the McCreary County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in 19 people being indicted for drug trafficking. During the six-month investigation, officers from both departments were able to purchase a variety of...

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UNITE Clubs of the Year announced

Nine schools were honored with Excellence Awards for being named UNITE Clubs of the Year during the regional Operation UNITE "Piercing the Darkness of Drugs" Youth Summits held September 15-18, 2009. Honored as UNITE Clubs of the Year from the Kentucky River region...

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Clearfield Elementary wins award

PRESTONSBURG – Clearfield Elementary School has been named the 2009 UNITE Elementary School Club of the Year for the Big Sandy region. The UNITE Excellence Award was presented during the last of three regional Operation UNITE “Piercing the Darkness of Drugs” Youth...

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Millard Middle wins award

PRESTONSBURG – Millard Middle School has been named the 2009 UNITE Middle School Club of the Year for the Big Sandy region. The UNITE Excellence Award was presented during the last of three regional Operation UNITE “Piercing the Darkness of Drugs” Youth Summits held...

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Whitesburg Middle wins award

PRESTONSBURG – Whitesburg Middle School has been named the 2009 UNITE Middle School Club of the Year for the Kentucky River region. The UNITE Excellence Award was presented during the last of three regional Operation UNITE “Piercing the Darkness of Drugs” Youth...

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