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Recent articles by Dakota:

Police: Two dead following house fire in Letcher County

Officials tell us several fire departments are battling a house fire at Payne Gap. → Read More

Rescue Squad: Founding member of Bush Fire Department dies

He also worked as a Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy. → Read More

ARH continues to see large number of COVID-19 patients

Hospital data showed 199 of the COVID patient are unvaccinated. → Read More

KSP: Three people, including trooper taken to hospital after crash

This is a developing story. → Read More

Judge-Executive says Mother Nature has ‘hit once again’

No injures have been reported so far in the county. → Read More

Two men pull another man from burning car in one Kentucky county

Police said the car hit an embankment, overturned on its roof and ended back on the the highway. → Read More

Breathitt County Courthouse closed due to budget not passing, set to open July 8

Department of Local Government officials told county leader they needed to close the courthouse. → Read More

Officials: One person flown to hospital after Laurel County head-on crash

Officials said the cause of the crash is unknown. → Read More

One Eastern Kentucky fire & rescue dept. is mourning the loss of its captain

Officials said he did everything from being an engineer to a firefighter/EMT. → Read More

Texas Roadhouse hosting first-ever hiring event in London

You are asked to register in advance to Monday, June 7. → Read More

Memorial Day ceremony held in Breathitt County

The ceremony has been hosted for nearly 14 years. → Read More

Knott County Schools: Superintendent Kim King died Saturday morning

Kim King died Saturday morning. → Read More

Perry County crews, community members save man from overturned car in creek

Crews at the scene decided to remove the man from the car. → Read More

Lt. Governor Jacqueline Coleman visits Knott County, Shop with a Trooper ATV Ride

Other state representatives like Senator Brandon Smith and Representative Chris Fugate were in attendance. → Read More

‘It’s not Hazard without the Goose’: Restoration begins on the Mother Goose House

The neck of the goose was loaded on a flatbed truck and taken to a local shop in Vicco. → Read More

UPDATE: Deputies continue searching for escaped inmate from Highlands ARH

The inmate is not believed to be armed or dangerous. → Read More

Sheriff: Man drowns in the North Fork of the Kentucky River

Kentucky Fish and Wildlife officials were also called to the scene. → Read More

ARH hosts COVID-19 vaccine clinic for area high school students

ARH hosted its first vaccination clinic for students 16-years-old and older. → Read More

‘Faithful companion’: Rescue team remembers dog who stayed by owner’s side after accident

Stubby is continuing to live life with his family but misses his best friend, his dad. → Read More

‘He was Keith, never changed’ : Community remembers Letcher County native who died in Wolfe County crash

Keith Adams was killed in a car crash. → Read More