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Search Continues for Missing Breathitt Woman thought to be swept away in July Flooding

(Information from KSP & APPCV reporter Ron Hamblin) Haddix, KY – January 7th, 2023 Personnel from multiple Kentucky Emergency Management regions participated in a multi-state, joint agency search for Vanessa Baker, the sole missing person from the devastating floods in Eastern Kentucky, in late July 2022. Saturday’s operations brought together over 160 searchers, covering 1067 […]

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Breathitt County Fire Leaves One Person Dead

Clayhole, Ky. (January 6, 2023) – On Thursday, January 5, 2023 at approximately 1:06 P.M, Kentucky State Police, Post 13, Hazard, received a call in reference to a structure fire on Cedar Hill Rd. in the Clayhole community of Breathitt County. Multiple surrounding fire agencies responded to the scene and extinguished the fire. During this time, human […]

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Kentucky State Police Investigates Fatal Breathitt County Crash

Southfork, Ky. (January 6, 2023) – On Thursday, January 5, 2023, at approximately 8:32 P.M, Kentucky State Police, Post 13, Hazard, received a call of a single vehicle accident on KY 1098 in the Southfork community of Breathitt County. Preliminary investigation indicates that Chad Wesley Hardin, 31 of Ezel was operating a black 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt when the […]