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Second chance for singer wasn’t enough

December 27, 2008 by Brad Luttrell  
Filed under Brad Luttrell

There is no other way to put this: Tasha Harris screwed up again. But this time, she went to jail. And not just jail, but prison. For five years. FULL STORY

Santa chugs his way through Appalachia for 66th year

Perched on the tail end of a train, Santa Claus pitched toys and candy to hundreds of people gathered along the 14 stops of the 66th annual Santa Train on Saturday. Joined by singer Kathy Mattea, the Santa Special made it’s way along a 110-mile route through Appalachia to handout 15 tons of toys and gifts to families. The Santa Train, which made three stops in Kentucky, is co-sponsored by CSX Transportation, the Kingsport Area Chamber of Commerce and Food City. Photo by David Stephenson | Staff

Getting a head start on dental care

JENKINS — Dr. Nikki Stone received her patients in the gym. Her lap formed half the dental chair and an assistant’s made the other half. Read more

EKU falls to Cincinnati in season opener

August 28, 2008 by Mark Cornelison  
Filed under Mark Cornelison, Slideshows, Sports

EKU falls to Cincinnati 40-7 in season opener.

Audio Slideshow: Clinically impressive

Free medical service visits Pike County

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The first carload of patients for the Remote Area Medical clinic arrived Friday evening. By 4:30 a.m. Saturday morning, 136 people were waiting on a field above Pike County Central High School where local officials had set up a parking area. Read more