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June 26, 2020 - 11:15 am

PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (MTN) — The majority of citizens who were affected by the Eric C. Conn disability claim debacle could see their long-awaited client share checks in the mail as early as this week. According to a Facebook post by Prestonsburg attorney Ned...

June 25, 2020 - 4:45 pm

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June 18, 2020 - 4:37 pm

By Sarah Curry, Development and Communications Coordinator The needs of our community don’t stop because of COVID-19. In fact, if you saw the op-ed penned by Kentucky legal aid directors, including AppalReD Legal Aid’s Robert Johns, the need for civil...

June 15, 2020 - 10:57 am

Published Mon, Jun 15 202010:06 AM EDTUpdated 7 min ago Tucker Higgins@in/tucker-higgins-5b162295/@tuckerhiggins Key Points The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that workers cannot be fired for being gay or transgender in a major win for members of...

June 3, 2020 - 2:47 pm

Also buys a statue of disgraced lawyer PAINTSVILE, Ky. — Last Thursday was a red letter day for Tyler Childers. The country music star announced on Facebook and Instragram that he had marked two things off his bucket list, he got his name on a federal...

June 2, 2020 - 4:25 pm

As we begin the process of reopening the economy and emerging from the initial wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the economic, health, and social/emotional hardships facing our communities will become clearer. COVID-19 will leave countless Kentuckians with...

June 1, 2020 - 6:39 pm

By Mary Meadows Staff Writer May 27, 2020 Gov. Andy Beshear recently reappointed Prestonsburg attorney John Rosenberg to the Kentucky Public Advocacy Commission. He is the longest-serving member of the group, having served since 1994. He served...

May 12, 2020 - 4:21 pm

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May 11, 2020 - 4:15 pm

April 9, 2020 - 3:57 pm

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March 31, 2020 - 11:39 am

Already short on resources, civil legal aid groups now face unprecedented crunch By Todd Ruger Posted March 31, 2020 at 5:57am Attorneys at the Southeast Louisiana Legal Services Corp. helped the state’s poorest residents in the aftermath of two...

March 30, 2020 - 11:43 am

One Kentucky community has seen a wave of violence and homelessness as methamphetamine use returns. By Timothy Williams March 28, 2020 LOUISA, Ky. — Home deliveries from the local food bank now require a police escort. A shop owner has started...

March 23, 2020 - 5:08 pm

ELCOMB, Ky. — The two men sat on the covered porch of an aging mobile home along an Appalachian creek, a loud rain pinging off the sheet metal roof.  Joe Goans’ four children were packed inside, shut out of school by the spreading coronavirus. He hadn...

March 23, 2020 - 3:15 pm

At AppalReD Legal Aid we are committed to providing free legal services to the low-income and vulnerable in eastern and...

March 16, 2020 - 12:11 pm

ATTENTION:   In response to the coronavirus pandemic, AppalReD Legal Aid is implementing preventative...