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January 16, 2019 - 1:16 pm

By Hillary Thornton |  Posted: Tue 4:09 PM, Jan 15, 2019  |  Updated: Wed 7:57 AM, Jan 16, 2019 LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - He admitted to defrauding the federal government out of $550 million and is currently serving a 27...

December 18, 2018 - 9:17 am

December 18, 20185:00 AM ET Howard Berkes Facebook Twitter Huo Jingnan Robert Benincasa Twitter Greg Kelly at home in Delphia, Ky. A former coal miner, Kelly has an advanced stage of black lung disease known as complicated...

December 17, 2018 - 9:27 am

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December 17, 2018 - 9:27 am

Jessica and Tim Taylor of Martin County, Kentucky collect rainwater to get by when their city water is turned off. That happens too often, they said, and they hope some state or federal agency will come and help during times without water. By Will Wright |...

December 7, 2018 - 9:27 am

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December 5, 2018 - 2:16 pm

AppalReD Legal Aid provides free legal help in civil matters to low-income and vulnerable people in 37 counties in eastern and south central Kentucky.  AppalReD Legal Aid is well-known for its family law work including protective orders, divorces, and...

November 29, 2018 - 4:05 pm

By JANIE SLAVEN Commonwealth Journal Nov 9, 2018 Janie Slaven | CJ Several community agencies, such as AppalRED shown above, were on hand to help 25 individuals learn about the expungement (legal record clearing) process at a...

November 26, 2018 - 4:30 pm

YOU KNOW APPALRED LEGAL AID HELPS WITH FAMILY LAW CASES LIKE PROTECTIVE ORDERS, DIVORCES, AND CUSTODY DID YOU KNOW...
AppalReD Helps with Many Kinds of Legal Problems

November 26, 2018 - 10:04 am

ASHLAND, Ky. – The Kentucky Public Service Commission issued an order Tuesday approving Kentucky Power’s plan to help more families in need with their bills this winter. The PSC approved a joint proposal filed in September by Kentucky Power and Community...

November 8, 2018 - 8:45 am

(WYMT) - The Social Security Administration suspended the ongoing re-determination hearings for former clients of Eric C. Conn. The hearings are put on hold for 60 days so that clients have a chance to recover files that were recently removed from Conn's...

October 1, 2018 - 3:38 pm

AppalReD Legal Aid and its pro bono program, also known as Volunteer Lawyers for Appalachian Kentucky, are hosting two luncheons this month, one in Somerset and one in Prestonsburg, to recognize the legal work done by private attorneys throughout its service...

September 26, 2018 - 11:31 am

By Herald-Leader editorial board September 26, 2018 07:02 AM   The Social Security Administration was slow to halt corruption within its own ranks, but has been eager to penalize Kentuckians who were victimized by their crooked, now-...

August 16, 2018 - 8:57 am

Hearings continue in the review of Social Security Disability (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) cases of clients formerly represented by attorney Eric C. Conn.  The outcome of these hearings will seriously impact Mr. Conn’s former clients....

July 24, 2018 - 3:56 pm

By Bill Estep bestep@herald-leader.com July 24, 2018 07:20 AM Whitley City The public library in McCreary County has books, of course, and reading programs for young people and computers for people to access the internet. But it also provides...

July 23, 2018 - 10:19 am

Our Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) is hitting the road! Come see us at the LBJ Elementary School's Back-to-School Event on August 1st 3-6 PM. There will be free pizza and of course we will be available for FREE consultations! What types of tax problems...