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Authorities investigate W.Va. shooting

MAHER, W.Va. — An arrest was made early Tuesday morning in the shooting death of a former Martin County resident whose body was found in a Mingo County, W. ...subscribers>>

Ex-Johnson sheriff's employee indicted

PAINTSVILLE — Thirteen people were indicted last Wednesday by the Johnson County Grand Jury, including a former Johnson County sheriff's employee charged with theft. ...subscribers>>

Lawrence County beats Raceland on Senior Night

LOUISA — Lawrence County pulled away to defeat visiting Raceland 10-2 in a late-season high school baseball game Thursday night. ...subscribers>>
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Diving play

JOHNSON CENTRALS' BLAKE Gamble (#8) made the play on Paintsville's diving Ben Daniels (#19) in the first round of the 57th District Baseball Tournament at Magoffin County Monday night. ...subscribers>>

Summer Food Service Program to be offered at 14 locations in Lawrence County

Many school systems in Eastern Kentucky have participated in the Summer Feeding Program, which provides meals for children when they are out of school. ...subscribers>>
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Bluegrass Gospel Group of the Year

LIVING WATER, consisting of Shona Wilks Smith, Betty Bartlett and Ken Adams, has been chosen as the 2016 Christian Voice Fan Awards Horizon Bluegrass Gospel Group of the year. ...subscribers>>
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