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2011-08-18 18:18:00

PIKE COUNTY, K.Y., Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Keeper Springs Natural Spring Water, a bottled water provider that donates 100 percent of its profits to support America's waterways, in partnership with Appalachian Voices and Kentuckians for the Commonwealth (KFTC), today announced the arrangement for the immediate donation and delivery of 30,000 bottles of Keeper Springs and Nestle Pure Life Purified Water to 13 Kentucky families in Pike County whose well water is contaminated with...

2008-07-25 18:00:45

By Cassondra Kirby-Mullins, The Lexington Herald-Leader, Ky. Jul. 25--HAZARD -- Two congressmen flew over dozens of mountaintop mining sites Friday and spoke with residents living deep in the central Appalachian coalfields, in what community activists said was a first for Eastern Kentucky U.S. representatives Ben Chandler of Kentucky and Norm Dicks, of Washington, flew from Washington, D.C. to the Wendell H. Ford Airport in Hazard. They flew over several mining sites in West Virginia and...

2008-06-16 12:00:48

By Brad Hicks, The Times-Tribune, Corbin, Ky. Jun. 13--Two organizations have notified Corbin-based TECO Coal Corporation of their intent to file suit for what they feel is a breach of law from one of the corporation's subsidiaries. In a letter sent to TECO Coal Tuesday, and provided to The Times-Tribune, Kentuckians for the Commonwealth and the Sierra Club accuse the Clintwood Elkhorn Mining Company, located in Pike County, of filling streams in the Fishtrap Lake area of Pike...


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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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