While the number of overdoses in Kentucky seems to be staying steady, the number of those who died from heroin use has increased exponentially.
In Taylor County, the number of overdoses has also stayed steady, and local law enforcement officials say they are always working to eliminate illegal drugs from the streets.
An Office of Drug Control Policy report states that there were 1,007 drug-related overdose deaths in 2013, compared to 1,004 in 2012.
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