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  1. 4 more accuse Shawnee music teacher Sean DowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | 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 ...


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

    Thursday Apr 16 | 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

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

    Thursday Apr 16 | 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.


  4. Joel Leroy SalyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | 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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    Wednesday Apr 15 | 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.


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

    Monday Apr 13 | 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.


  7. Fatal Collision on US23 Johnson CountyRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | 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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    Wednesday Apr 8 | The Big Sandy News

    ... invited to submit their work to the University of Pikeville's Film and Media Arts Festival. PAINTSVILLE - The Johnson County Public Library, together with Kentucky Chautauqua, will present "Lilley Cornett: A Voice for the Forest" at 6 p. PAINTSVILLE ...


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

    Tuesday Apr 7 | 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.


  10. 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.


  12. 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 ...


  13. 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.


  14. 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.


  15. 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 ...


  16. Shawnee will consider $23.8M in incentives for Dick's-anchored centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Business Journal

    ... by big-box-anchored retail. One other hurdle that remains to be cleared is a pending lawsuit filed in Johnson County District Court in December by Richard and Phyllis Travers , who live on a stretch of Bell Road near the Shawnee Landing site. The ...


  17. Icy Roads Making Commutes Difficult In Eastern Ky.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... some parts of the state. Police are dealing with multiple accidents and highway closures in Eastern Kentucky. Johnson County dispatch is dealing with more than 20 wrecks right now due to dangerous road conditions. Icy roads are popping up all over ...


  18. Book recounts colorful history of the Paintsville StockyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Floyd County Times

    Author John H. Preston's latest book, "History and Tales of the Paintsville Stockyard," is now out in paperback and bookstores and other outlets. The book takes a comprehensive look at this well-known Johnson County landmark, providing a detailed history of its beginning on the outskirts of Paintsville, up to its present-day location at Staffordsville.


  19. Forum with area leaders plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Floyd County Times

    ... sit on the panel. They include: The event is being organized by the Floyd County, Letcher County, Paintsville-Johnson County, and Southeast Kentucky Chambers of Commerce, with finanical support provided by AT&T. Ralph B. Davis is managing editor of ...


  20. Two Hurt When Car Hits Rockslide In Johnson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Laurel County deputies have arrested a man they call a dangerous fugitive. It happened on Highway 25 south of London early Sunday morning.