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COVID exposure advisories issued in Perry, Letcher counties

Most potential exposures were last week.

Deli worker tests positive prompting advisory

Health officials say risk of spreading is low.

Veteran helping fellow veterans during the COVID-19 pandemic

Darren Atkins served in the army for 14 years. He is Chaplain with the VFW in Whitesburg, Kentucky. When the coronavirus first broke, he immediately looked for a way he could serve his community during the pandemic.

UPDATE: Food City in Whitesburg reopens after rodent problems

The Food City in Whitesburg reopened over the weekend after being temporarily closed by the Letcher County Health Department due to rodent problems, according to K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc.

Health Department: Grocery store closed due to rodent infestation

The Letcher County Health Department says it shutdown a Food City store in Whitesburg because of rodents.

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.

Man arrested after two county chase following hit-and-run

A man was arrested Wednesday afternoon at the end of a police chase that went through two counties following a hit-and-run collision, according to Whitesburg Police.

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

Whitesburg teenager killed in crash; semi driver injured

A Whitesburg teenager was killed and a semi driver injured in a violent collision Tuesday in Letcher County, according to KSP.

Funeral for Bobby Jones held in Whitesburg

Family and friends of Bobby Jones indicated on social media his funeral was held in Whitesburg Saturday.

Officials: New $444M federal prison coming to Letcher County

Officials say a new federal prison is coming to Letcher County.

UPDATE: EKU Says Stabbing Victim Was A Senior

We're learning more about an EKU student who troopers say was stabbed to death on New Year's Day.

Coin Toss Decides Tie Election In Whitesburg

A tie election in Whitesburg has ended with a coin toss.

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Louisville 11 p.m. update: Man charged with aiming laser at chopper, church provides refuge

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