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    Saturday May 16 | The Big Sandy News

    ... for anti-drug efforts during a dinner celebration held Tuesday, May 5, at the London Community Center. THE JOHNSON COUNTY Public Library's mobile branch, the bookmobile, is new, improved and providing a valuable service to the county, library ...

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  2. Lewis, BrendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | The Marion Star

    Brenda Sue Lewis MARION: Brenda Sue Lewis, age 62, of Marion passed away Tuesday afternoon at her home. Born on March 1, 1953 in Johnson County, Kentucky to Hobert and Nannie Rigsby, she married Harvey Lewis who preceded her in death as did her son, Harvey Lewis; and two brothers, Larry Rigsby and Hobert Rigsby.

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  3. Rural Rhythm Heritage Collection Releases Four New TitlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Cybergrass

    ... earned the nickname "Hylo" because of his considerable vocal range that became his trademark. Born in 1922 in Johnson County, KY, which also became the birthplace of Loretta Lynn, Brown had thoroughly absorbed the music indigenous to his Appalachian ...

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  4. Arm Drop Drags returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Floyd County Times

    Arms will drop for the Combs Airport Armdrop Drags Friday-Saturday. Racing is scheduled to start at noon each day.Racers are required to wear helmets during the Combs Airport Armdrop Drags. 7 comments

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    Wednesday Apr 29 | The Big Sandy News

    Kentucky State Police are investigating the origin of fire and the cause of death of a woman whose remains were discovered in a burned home on Ky. HINDMAN - Less than a month before his trial was scheduled to begin, a Johnson County man accused of killing his Johnson County girlfriend in September 2013 entered a guilty plea April 21 to second-degree manslaughter in Knott Circuit Court.

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  6. 4 more accuse Shawnee music teacher Sean DowRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | NBC Action News

    ... of aggravated indecent liberties with a child under the age of 14. He was released a few days later from the Johnson County Detention Center on $50,000 bond, according to the Johnson County Sheriff's Office. Dow was a guitar instructor at Funky ...

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  7. Commission gives permit to Kentucky's first fracking drilling siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | State Journal

    The Kentucky Oil and Gas Conservation Commission gave the green light for Kentucky's first horizontal deep-well fracturing operation in a special meeting Thursday. The commission granted a drilling permit to Horizontal Technology Energy Company of Pennsylvania that will set up an oil and natural gas drilling operation in Johnson County. 1 comment

  8. ADAMS, Edith CarolRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Dayton Daily News

    News Death Notice ADAMS, Edith Carol Age 89, of Beavercreek, passed away on Monday, April 13, 2015. Edith was born to the late L. Dord and Phoebe Williams on March 9, 1926 in Johnson County, KY.

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  9. Joel Leroy SalyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | The Chronicle-Telegram

    ... main campus due to complications related to an unsourced blood infection. He was born March 20, 1927, in Johnson County, Kentucky, but lived most of his life in Lorain and most recently in Elyria. Leroy (Joel) retired from United Read ...

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  10. Joel Leroy SalyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | The Chronicle-Telegram

    Joel Leroy Salyer, 88, of Elyria, passed away Friday, April 10th, 2015, at The Cleveland Clinic main campus due to complications related to an unsourced blood infection. He was born March 20, 1927, in Johnson County, Kentucky, but lived most of his life in Lorain and most recently in Elyria.

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    Apr 15, 2015 | The Big Sandy News

    Authorities are searching for two men, including one from Johnson County, who escaped from Dismas Charities in Louisville last week. LOUISA - Six businesses in Louisa have applied for various forms of licenses to sell alcohol, and they are pending state approval, according to Louisa Alcoholic Beverage Control/Code Administrator William Leedy.

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  12. HUGHES, Gladys SueRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Dayton Daily News

    News Death Notice HUGHES, Gladys Sue Age 90, went to her Heavenly home on Friday, April 10, 2015. She was born in Johnson County, Kentucky on February 28, 1925 to the late, Jay and Carrie Cantrell.

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  13. Fatal Collision on US23 Johnson CountyRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2015 | Kentucky State Police

    The Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division of the Kentucky State Police is investigating a two-vehicle collision that occurred on US23 in Johnson County, on Wednesday, April 8, 2014, at approximately 3:36am. The preliminary investigation indicated that Mr. Danny L. Rice, of Stambaugh KY, was operating a 2006 Chevy Trailblazer southbound, in northbound lane of travel on US 23. Mr. James Kern, of Salyersville KY, was operating a 2015 Peterbuilt, traveling northbound, also in the northbound lane of travel on US23.

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  14. One Killed In Johnson County Crash Involving Coal TruckRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Firefighters say an SUV and coal truck collided along US-23, about three miles north of Paintsville, around 3:15 a.m. The driver of the SUV was declared dead at the scene. Both Lexington and State Police are searching for two inmates who walked away from the minimum security Blackburn Correction Complex Tuesday night.

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  15. Babysitter accused of molesting childRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | KCTV5

    Dawn Wibrew, 48, is charged with two counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child. She was in Johnson County District Court on Tuesday and will be back in court on April 9. Prosecutors allege that Wibrew molested a 13-year-old in 2012, but the teen didn't talk to authorities until last year.

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    Mar 23, 2015 | The Big Sandy News

    The Paintsville City Council met in special session Tuesday to consider first reading of an ordinance to increase the city's occupational tax. LOWMANSVILLE - Funeral services were held Monday for a Johnson County woman who died in a house fire a fire early Thursday morning.

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  17. The Fifty Years WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | The Economist

    ... investment has not materialised. Perry County, which contains Hazard, has an employment rate of 42.5%; in Johnson County, which contains Paintsville, it is 41% (the national rate is 57.6%). In both Paintsville and Hazard the Mountain Association for ...

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  18. Woman Killed In Johnson County FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Officials with the W.R. Castle Fire Department say the fire broke out in a home along Castle Fork Road, off U.S. 23 in the Lowmansville community, around 2 a.m. They confirm a woman died in the fire, but have not released any information about the victim. Lexington police continue to investigate after four people broke into a home Thursday morning.

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  19. PRESTON, William J.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Dayton Daily News

    News Death Notice PRESTON, William J. Age 92, of Kettering, passed away on Saturday, February 28, 2015. He was preceded in death by his wife Jeanne in 1986 and parents William J. and Myrtle Preston of Johnson County, KY, 7 brothers and 3 sisters.

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  20. Sen. Julian Carroll pushes bill to update fracking regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | State Journal

    ... of Pennsylvania a permit to begin operations as the first deep-well operation of its kind in Kentucky in Johnson County. Drilling operations for natural gas, specifically Deep Horizontal Well #572360, would tap into the Rogersville Shale that is ...

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