March 17, 2019, 11:50 am

Broke, a sheriff in Appalachian coal country struggles to provide law and order

 17-03-2019 11:50 AM

INEZ, Ky. - Before making a wave of cutbacks across his department, Martin County Sheriff John Kirk delivered a grim warning to residents of this hardscrabble Appalachian community. "Law enforcement as we have known for the last four years will not exist," he posted on Facebook last...

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