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Special Veterans Court program started by Boyd County Circuit Court Judge allows vets a fresh start

By Carly Carver The Daily Independent CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (KT) – A United States Marine has a chance at a fresh start thanks to hard work and a specialized court program led by northeastern Kentucky circuit court judges in conjunction with the Veterans Administration. 
James “Jim” Blankenship, a United States Marine Corps veteran, graduated from Boyd County Circuit Court’s Veterans Court...