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Eager beaver blamed for power outage in Letcher County

A hungry beaver is blamed for a Thanksgiving morning power outage in Letcher County.

Police: Letcher Co. man arrested for killing his brother

A Letcher County man is accused of shooting and killing his own brother.

Blackjewel miners in Letcher County to receive donated money

Money donated for out-of-work Blackjewel coal miners who live in Letcher County will soon be distributed, according to county officials.
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Child dies after ATV crash in Letcher Co.

A 9-year-old Letcher County girl is dead after an ATV crash, according to State Police.

One killed, one critically injured in Letcher County collision

One driver was killed and another critically injured in a collision on Highway 7 South in the Linefork community of Letcher County.
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Letcher Co. man found dead in Carr Fork Lake

According to the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, a Letcher County man has been found dead in Carr Fork Lake.
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Letcher Co. man arrested on child porn charges

State police say a man in Letcher County was arrested after an undercover internet investigation.

Road reopens after train derailment in Letcher County

Kentucky 15 is back open after a stretch was temporarily closed Tuesday due to a train derailment in Letcher County.

Letcher County volunteer firefighters get new gear thanks to grant

Eight volunteer fire departments in Letcher County received five new sets of turnout gear thanks to a grant from the American Electric Power Foundation.

One dead after tanker truck overturns in Letcher Co.

The Mountain Eagle newspaper says an Ohio man is dead after the tanker truck he was driving overturned and crashed through a guard rail Wednesday afternoon.
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Job Fair for coal miners and health care workers

There is a job fair for coal miners and health care workers Tuesday and Wednesday in Whitesburg

One dead, two injured after deadly crash in Letcher Co.

One man was killed and two people injured in a collision Thursday morning in Letcher County.
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Rain is causing problems on roads

Rain is causing problems on roads

Power outages reported in Eastern Kentucky

Outages were reported by various utility companies in Breathitt, Clay, Floyd, Knott, Letcher, Perry and Pike counties.

Kentucky Power awards grant to Appalshop

Kentucky Power awards an AEP Foundation grant to Appalshop in Letcher County to help tell the stories of the people of Appalachia.
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Phone scam warning in Letcher County

Someone is calling people in Letcher County telling them they've won an out-of-state lottery. Investigators say it's a scam.

UPDATE: Missing Letcher Co. man found alive and safe.

State police say Maynard Huff has been found alive and safe.
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Letcher County cyclist hit and killed in Virginia

A Letcher County bicyclist was hit and killed while riding near Clintwood, Virginia, according to Virginia State Police.
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Letcher County man found dead in pond

A death investigation is underway after a Letcher County man was found dead in a pond.
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Rogers: $10.5 million in federal grants for eastern Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The federal government has awarded $10.5 million in grants to support two projects in eastern Kentucky. Republican U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers...

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