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  1. Paintsville lawyer, son plead guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Floyd County Times

    ... period of five years. As part of the recommended sentence, Mary Lou Chandler, who practiced as an attorney in Johnson County, also agrees to give up her Kentucky Bar Association membership and no longer practice law in Kentucky." Additionally, her ...

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  2. Kentucky Attorney Pleads Guilty To Selling DrugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    A prominent Johnson County defense attorney and her son have pleaded guilty to selling drugs. Mary Lou Chandler, and her son Matthew, were indicted for selling prescription drugs to a sheriff's department informant.

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  3. Guilty Pleas In Prescription Drug ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The Commonwealth recommends Mary Lou Chandler receive a two-year prison sentence to be probated for a period of five years. As part of the recommended sentence, Mary Lou Chandler, who practiced as an attorney in Johnson County, also agrees to give up her Kentucky Bar Association membership and no longer practice law in Kentucky.

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  4. Fatality Collision on US23 Johnson CountyRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Kentucky State Police

    The Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Divison of the Kentucky State Police is investigating a two-vehicle collision that occurred on US23 in Johnson County, on Monday, December 8, 2014, at approximately 2:02pm. The preliminary investigation indicated that Mr.Terry Henry, of Wellington KY, was operating a 2007 Mack dump truck on Browns Fork, attempting to make a left turn onto US 23, north bound.

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  5. Big Sandy Singers and Band to host Christmas concerts in Prestonsburg, PaintsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Floyd County Times

    ... from the December 18 show will benefit Whiskers and Wags, a group raising funds to build an animal shelter in Johnson County. "We are looking forward to singing some holiday classics and spreading some holiday cheer across the region," said Clayton ...

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  6. 6 nabbed in drug bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Floyd County Times

    The Floyd County Sheriff's Department arrested six people on Friday at a residence on Ky. Rt. 321 north of Prestonsburg after a drug investigation in partnership with the Johnson County Sheriff's Department. 5 comments

  7. Same-sex marriage OK'd in Johnson County, not yet statewideRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | KMBC-TV

    Johnson County has become the latest place in Kansas where same-sex couples can get a marriage license and get married. Tuesday's ruling by the Kansas Supreme Court that cleared the way for same-sex marriage in Johnson County left a lot of unsettled questions about where things stand on the statewide level.

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  8. Genealogy Query - COLEMAN : HENDERSON : STAMBAUGH : STAPLETONRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | Cousinconnect.com

    I am looking for information for my grandson that having to complete a homework assignment by Dec. 1, 2014. Albert s... oeAB s Stambaugh, whom lived in Stambaugh, Johnson County, Kentucky, USA, I have found Albert, but unable to find the rest of the information that is need to complete this.

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  9. Kansas Supreme Court to deliberate on same-sex marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | KAKE

    The Kansas Supreme Court says it will begin deliberating next week on whether to keep in place its order barring a Johnson County judge from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Written arguments in the case are due late Friday.

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  10. Kansas Gay Marriage Pleadings To Lay Out ArgumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | WIBW-TV Topeka

    The Kansas Supreme Court says it will begin deliberating next week on whether to keep in place its order barring a Johnson County judge from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Written arguments in the case are due late Friday.

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  11. Passport, Highlands bring GoNoodle to schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Floyd County Times

    ... more will be in attendance. The announcements will take place Wednesday, Nov. 19, at Highland Elementary, in Johnson County, and Prestonsburg Elementary. The Highland announcement will begin at 9:30 a.m., while the Prestonsburg announcement will ...

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  12. Johnson man accused of sodomizing childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Floyd County Times

    A Johnson County man faces felony sodomy charges, after being accused of "deviate sexual behavior" with children on two occasions. Matthew Wayne Ramey, 43, of Van Lear, is charged with two counts of first-degree sodomy.

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  13. Johnson County Man Arrested for Rape of 13-Year-Old Family MemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | FOX16

    Elvert Jackson "Jack" McCormick, 54, of Hartman was arrested on a charge of Rape by detectives with the Johnson County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday. The investigation began in July after a complaint was filed that McCormick had sexual contact with a 13-year-old family member on separate occasions.

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  14. Castle Sr., William Harold "Bud"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | The Marion Star

    ... died Sunday October 19, 2014. He was the son of Ervin and Amanda (Slone) Castle born December 8, 1936 in Johnson County, Kentucky. A few years after leaving Kentucky, Bud made Cardington, OH. his home where he retired from Union Tank Car Company. ...

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  15. Edwards presented with Lifetime Achievement AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Floyd County Times

    Dr. George D. Edwards, president and CEO of Big Sandy Community and Technical College, was presented with the Lifetime Achievement award by the Paintsville/Johnson County Chamber of Commerce on Friday, September 12, at the group's annual banquet at the Ramada Conference Center. Dr. Edwards is shown with Fran Jarrell, executive director of the Paintsville/Johnson County Chamber of Commerce, left, and Kathy Rubado, executive director of the Highlands Foundation, right.Dr. George D. Edwards, president and CEO of Big Sandy Community and Technical College, was presented with the Lifetime Achievement award by the Paintsville/Johnson County Chamber of Commerce on Friday, September 12, at the group's annual banquet at the Ramada Conference Center.

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  16. AG argues same-sex marriage still illegalRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2014 | OttawaHerald.com

    ... specifically filed a petition for a writ of mandamus to stop the approval of such marriage licenses in Johnson County, the first county in the state to allow gay marriages since the state amended its constitution outlawing them. The first couple ...

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  17. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt Asks State Supreme Court to Halt Gay MarriagesRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2014 | Towleroad

    Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has asked the state Supreme Court to stop gay marriages from taking place in Johnson County - the state's most populous county. At least one marriage license has been issued to a same-sex couple since a district judge ordered the Johnson County District Court clerk's office to begin issuing marriage licenses to gay couples on Wednesday.

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  18. Same-sex marriage license issued in Johnson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | The Capital-Journal

    A Johnson County court office has issued a marriage license to a gay couple, believed to be the first such license in the state. Liz Dickinson, a member of the gay-rights group Equality Kansas, said she was at the county courthouse Friday when the couple received their license.

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  19. Jewell Mink retires after 35 years at the courthouseRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | Tomahawk Online

    Jewell Mink has been a part of the Johnson County Circuit Court office for the past 35 years.

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  20. Johnson public defender snared in drug indictmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Floyd County Times

    A longtime Johnson County public defender and her son were arrested last week, charged with a variety of drug offenses. Mary Lou Chandler, 63, of Paintsville, was arrested Sept.

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