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Fee currently leaves more questions than answers

Friday, February 27, 2015
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Did you all as Eastern students know that the Student Senate is voting whether to implement a $150-per-semester mandatory student fee this coming Tuesday? We at The Progress sincerely hope you have been made aware of this and are educated about this fee, as this will affect every single student enrolled in Eastern for the... »

OBITUARIES

Thursday, February 26, 2015
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Kenneth Wayne Bingham, 65 Kenneth Wayne Bingham, 65, died Wednesday morning, February 18, 2015. Kenneth was born June 4, 1949 in Wagersville, KY to the late Ellis and Marie Miller Bingham. Kenneth enjoyed working in his garden, caring for his dogs and going... »

Lady Engineers fall at Districts to Owsley

Thursday, February 26, 2015
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Lady Engineers fall at Districts to Owsley

The Lady Engineers lost in the first round of the 56th District Tournament to Owsley County on Monday night by a score of 55-45. Estill had swept the regular season series with the Lady Owls but were unable to defeat them for a third... »


Carhartt Memories

Thursday, February 26, 2015
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Carhartt Memories

When I went to work at Carhartt, gas was 29 cent a gallon and I bought $2 worth each week at John Winn’s.  Of course the minimum wage was... »

Frozen: Pipe, traffic and business flow slowed by coldest weather in decades

Thursday, February 26, 2015
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Frozen: Pipe, traffic and business flow slowed by coldest weather in decades

Estill Countians might have been thinking they were going to get by without a lot of winter weather this year. But that was before ol’ man winter came roaring... »

These are not your grand-daddy’s oil wells

Friday, February 20, 2015
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When I was a kid growing up in the sixties and seventies, the sound of the steady clack-et-y-clack of a couple of oil wells operating up the holler from... »