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Basketball with a message

Basketball with a message

HINDMAN – Learning how to play and working together as a team to conquer adversity comes in many forms. Winning is much more than merely being the biggest, the fastest, or having the highest score at the end of a game. That message was delivered with the precision of...

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156 attend SHND camp in Jackson Co.

156 attend SHND camp in Jackson Co.

McKEE – Winning is much more than merely being the biggest, the fastest, or having the highest score at the end of a game. What’s important is learning how to play and working together as a team to conquer adversity. “The best way to get from where you are today to...

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122 attend Pike SHND camps

122 attend Pike SHND camps

PIKEVILLE – Doubling up on the fun to reach as many youth as possible, Operation UNITE brought two Shoot Hoops Not Drugs basketball camps to Pike County on Tuesday, June 29. The free interactive program tipped off at Phelps High School then, after a brief cross-county...

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110 attend Estill SHND camp

110 attend Estill SHND camp

IRVINE – It’s all about making the right moves – on the basketball court and in life. Residents of WestCare’s substance abuse treatment facility, who have been instrumental in providing volunteer assistance to Operation UNITE’s Shoot Hoops Not Drugs basketball camps...

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Lord’s Gym seeks assistance

McKEE (6-23-10) - The Lord’s Gym of Jackson County Community Activity Center has now been open for over a year (14 months). During that time the average nightly attendance has been around 50 people, which are made up of mostly youth age 18 and under. They come each...

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23 youth attending J-Creek camp

Twenty-one youth from three counties have been selected to participate in an exciting, fun-filled week of summer camp with Operation UNITE. The youth, along with five adults are spending June 20-25 at Jonathan Creek Camp on the shores of Kentucky Lake. The camp is...

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UNITE Service Corps expanding

UNITE Service Corps expanding

Operation UNITE has received funding to add 10 new AmeriCorps members to serve schools in Eastern Kentucky during the 2010-11 school year. News of the $325,000 grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service was announced by Fifth District Congressman...

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Magoffin drug roundup

More than a dozen Magoffin County residents suspected of either transporting or reselling prescription pills from Florida were targeted for arrest June 14 in a roundup conducted by Operation UNITE. Most of the cases involved the drug Roxicodone, a form of Oxycodone, a...

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Shoot Hoops coming to Jackson Co.

McKEE – A free basketball camp featuring former University of Kentucky star Jeff Sheppard is coming to Jackson County on Thursday, July 8. This interactive camp program, open to all school-age youth, tips off at 4 p.m. at Jackson County Middle School. Participants are...

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