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Kentucky State Police Charges Breathitt Co. Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

VANCLEVE, Ky. (November 15, 2022) — The Kentucky State Police (KSP) Electronic Crime Branch located and arrested Gary D. Gross, 45, on charges related to a child sexual abuse material investigation. Gross was interviewed and arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation […]

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Breathitt County Politician buys up all of Local Newspapers

As hard as it is to believe, it is true. Breathitt County Judge Executive Republican Candidate, Harvey Jason Richardson, and his chauffer Mitchell Smith, spent the early morning hours Thursday going from store to store throughout Breathitt County, buying up every issue of the Times-Voice newspaper. The Times Voice is the legal newspaper for Breathitt […]

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McConnell Directs More Than $21.5 Million to Improve Broadband Internet in Rural Kentucky

  The funding comes from the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and the Fiscal Year 2022 government funding bill, which Senator McConnell supported. LOUISVILLE, KY – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced today the Department of Agriculture (USDA) will grant $9,378,184 to the Mountain Rural Telephone Cooperative Corporation and $12,188,991 to the Thacker-Grigsby […]

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Human Remains Found in Breathitt County

On Saturday October1st, the remains of an unknown person were found in the Clayhole community of Breathitt County. Breathitt County Coroner Hargis Epperson confirmed that human remains were found. The remains were sent to the Kentucky State Medical Examiner’s Office and Dental Records & DNA are being used to attempt to positively identify the body. […]

Community News July 28th Flood NEWS WEATHER

FEMA offering possible Travel Trailer or manufactured housing

If your property meets requirements and you have no other place to live, FEMA may be able to place a travel trailer or manufactured housing unit on your flood-damaged private site. Because of the scarcity of rentals and other alternate housing in hard-hit Eastern Kentucky, FEMA has activated its Direct Housing Program in Breathitt, Knott, […]

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Permit Required If repair or restoration of your flood damaged home is needed

From Breathitt County Emergency Management If repair or restoration of your flood damaged home is needed, this does require a permit from the Ky. Division of Water prior to construction. There is no charge for this permit! You can remove damaged material and get the property ready for construction prior to receiving the permit, but […]