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McCool Reelected

McCool Reelected

Bobby McCool has been reelected as 97th District State Representative and received 60% of the vote in the GOP primary.District 97 spans all of Martin and Johnson Counties as well as a section of Pike County.McCool has been in office since 2018 and says he will enter his third term and continue to help Eastern Kentucky proper through teamwork.




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BBB Scam Tracker

BBB Scam Tracker

Beware! The Better Business Bureau’s scam tracker has gotten multiple reports of a new job scam twist that involves downloading a messaging app called Telegram.Telegram is an app that lets you encrypt your text messages, the BBB reported the scammer will offer you a job and ask you to download the app to continue talking about the job offer, including asking for your banking information.




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U.S. Mine Safety

U.S. Mine Safety

The U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration has cited the owners of an eastern Kentucky surface mine where a worker was killed by a falling tree, according to a published report.Nally & Hamilton Enterprises was cited for not following a plan that required removing trees on top of the mine’s highwall and for failing to identify, report and correct a hazardous situation, the federal agency said, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.




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Pikeville Students Healthcare

Pikeville Students Healthcare

Pikeville High School students were part of an assembly Tuesday, during which recruiters from PMC dived into some of the open positions at the hospital facilities and how the job openings often look different than some might expect. The recruitment team from Pikeville Medical Center wrapped up the program focused on bringing the future generations into the future of healthcare.




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Deputy Pending Funeral Arrangements

Deputy Pending Funeral Arrangements

Funeral arrangements are pending for a Calloway County deputy killed in an officer-involved shooting in front of the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office who is now identified.On Tuesday, May 17, Kentucky State Police identified the officer as 44-year-old Calloway County Chief Deputy Jody Cash.They said Chief Deputy Cash also served as a KSP trooper from 2011 until 2018 when he retired at the rank of sergeant.




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Harlan Scavenger Hunt

Harlan Scavenger Hunt

A tourism organization in Harlan County is putting on a scavenger hunt for the community.The scavenger hunt highlights historic landmarks and local businesses, while offering a grand prize of $250 to a winner.”You take a picture or a selfie at that iconic location and then you submit it to us either through Facebook or through e-mail and then you get entered into a chance to win $250,” Brandon Pennington, Executive Director at Harlan Tourist and Convention Commission said. There are 30 locations being hinted at on the website. Each place you visit and then a submit a picture is considered an extra entry.




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