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  1. Contract awarded for next phase of Ky. rail trailRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WKYT

    ... trail when complete. The first section of the Dawkins Line Rail Trail stretches 18 miles from Hagerhill in Johnson County to Royalton in Magoffin County. It opened to hikers, cyclists and horseback riders in summer 2013. The second phase will extend ...

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  2. Contract awarded for next phase of Ky. rail trailRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | WKRN

    ... trail when complete. The first section of the Dawkins Line Rail Trail stretches 18 miles from Hagerhill in Johnson County to Royalton in Magoffin County. It opened to hikers, cyclists and horseback riders in summer 2013. The second phase will extend ...

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  3. Officials: Be aware, be preparedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    That includes the possibility of a some type of terrorist attack or event, however remote such an occurrence might seem. Kentucky's Office of Homeland Security and Kentucky Emergency Management urge Kentuckians to "BE AWARE - BE PREPARED - HAVE A PLAN."

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  4. Adair Co. Emergency Management participates in KY Preparedness MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | Columbia Magazine

    From Adair County Emergency Management Adair 911 Center, 107 N High Street, Columbia, KY Gov. Steve Beshear proclaimed September as Preparedness Month in Kentucky. Partnering with Kentucky Emergency Management, Adair County Emergency Management urges all to "BE AWARE - BE PREPARED - HAVE A PLAN."

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  5. Former Paintsville doctor sentenced for prescription pill conspiracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | WKYT

    ... from January 2009 until December 2012, Bofill conspired with the owners of Care More Pain Management, LLC, in Johnson County, to distribute thousands of Oxycodone pills to patients, without a legitimate medical purpose. Investigators say Bofill ...

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  6. Storm swamps cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Floyd County Times

    ... 8 a.m., Saturday, to support the impacted areas in Prestonsburg and Floyd County, as well as Paintsville and Johnson County. At Level Four, additional KYEM staff is put in place to maintain increased situational awareness, expedite and track ...

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  7. Three Facing Drug Charges Following Traffic Stop In Johnson County, KentuckyRead the original story

    Monday Aug 25 | WCHS-TV Charleston

    Paintsville , Johnson County , Kentucky Three people are facing drug charges following a traffic stop in Johnson County, Kentucky.

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  8. Kentucky hit by overnight stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | Columbia Magazine

    ... were Johnson and Floyd counties. Dozens of water rescues took place as flooding occurred from heavy rains. Johnson County and the City of Paintsville have declared local states of emergency, as well as the City of Prestonsburg, KY. KYEM Director ...

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  9. Deputies Say Meth Lab Found During Traffic StopRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | WCHS-TV Charleston

    Paintsville , Johnson County , Kentucky Deputies said an active meth lab was found while conducting a traffic stop in Johnson County. 2 comments

  10. CVG reforms may face political opposition in KentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | Cincinnati.com

    ... reform, Wuchner said. She said the transportation committee chairman, Rep. Hubert Collins, D-Wittensville in Johnson County, told her he didn't call the bill at the behest of airport board lobbyists. "There was such resistance last year," Wuchner ...

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  11. Cabin-crashing complaint leads to drug findRead the original story

    Aug 7, 2014 | Floyd County Times

    Two Johnson County men remain in jail, after allegedly breaking in to a cabin at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park. 3 comments

  12. Experts say ATV deaths and injuries are often preventableRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2014 | WKYT

    ... 26-year-old Brandon Powers was the latest person in Kentucky to die while riding an ATV. He was killed in Johnson County when the ATV he was in flipped. But the trauma director at UK's emergency room says he likely won't be the last. Bernard says ...

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  13. News in Brief2:12 pmRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2014 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... Springs, and 52-year-old Shelby Lackey, of Williamsport, owned and operated Care More Pain Management LLC in Johnson County. According to their plea agreements, the pair conspired with two doctors to sell prescription pain pills to people without a ...

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  14. Johnson County Man Dies After Falling Off ATVRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2014 | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

    According to WYMT-TV , the accident happened around 5 a.m. on Sunday in the community of Van Lear.

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  15. Two Sentenced To Prison In Kentucky For Selling Pain PillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2014 | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

    ... Springs, and 52-year-old Shelby Lackey, of Williamsport, owned and operated Care More Pain Management LLC in Johnson County. According to their plea agreements, the pair conspired with two doctors to sell prescription pain pills to people without a ...

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  16. Judge sentences two Eastern Kentucky pain clinic owners to prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    ... 51, of Oil Springs and Shelby Lackey, 52, of Williamsport owned and operated Care More Pain Management LLC in Johnson County. According to their plea agreements, they conspired with two doctors to sell prescription pain pills to people without a ...

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  17. Frank H. PriceRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2014 | NewsandSentinel.com

    He was born Oct. 3, 1927 in Johnson County, Kentucky, the son of the late Clark and Alma Ward Price.

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  18. Anonymous Tip Leads To Drugs, ArrestsRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2014 | WCHS-TV Charleston

    Staffordsville , Johnson County , Kentucky Three adults were arrested after deputies said they found marijuana growing in a residence while children were inside.

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  19. Deputies Say Theft Suspects Identified After Vehicle Left At SceneRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2014 | WCHS-TV Charleston

    Thelma , Johnson County , Kentucky Johnson County sheriff's deputies said two men were identified as suspects after leaving their vehicle behind at a church where they were attempting to steal an air conditioner.

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  20. Jackson Browne Tops List of Americana Lifetime Achievement HonoreesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... the Lifetime Achievement Award for Songwriting. As her famous song says, she was a coal miner's daughter from Johnson County, Kentucky who became one of the most pivotal and admired women in the history of American music because of the way she ...

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