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Police probe school break-in

PAINTSVILLE — The Johnson County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating a break-in at Flat Gap Elementary that apparently happened some time last weekend. ...subscribers>>
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Prestonsburg attorney to receive Ali award

LOUISVILLE — Prestonsburg attorney John Rosenberg, who is the founding director of the Appalachian Research and Defense Fund of Kentucky, will receive the Muhammad Ali Kentucky Humanitarian Award during the fourth annual awards ceremony Sept. ...subscribers>>

Bulldogs lose to Boyd County in season opener

ASHLAND — The Lawrence County Bulldogs came up short in first-year head football coach Alan Short's first game, falling to host Boyd County Friday night 24-20. ...subscribers>>
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Golden Eagles to open season Friday against Capital, WV

PAINTSVILLE — The Johnson Central Golden Eagles will open up the 2016 football season Friday as they host No. ...subscribers>>

Church Corner

Calvary Baptist Church The 79th annual Gallup-Chapman homecoming will be on Sunday, Sept. ...subscribers>>

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Aug. 24 Big Sandy Community and Technical College is offering a low-cost dental clinic on its Prestonsburg campus today. ...subscribers>>

MSU awarded continued funding for Commonwealth Education Opportunity Center programs

MOREHEAD — Morehead State University has announced that the United States Department of Education awarded continued funding for two Educational Opportunity Center Programs. ...subscribers>>
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Laptop Donated

RENT-TO-OWN in Louisa recently donated a laptop computer to Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6103 and the American Legion W. ...subscribers>>
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Girl's killing is New Mexico's latest horrific child death
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The killing this week of a 10-year-old Albuquerque girl who was drugged, raped and dismembered is just the latest horrific child slaying case for New Mexico, which has the nation's highest youth poverty rate and a state government that has had heavily publicized difficulties protecting children from abuse...
Transgender North Carolinians get restroom-access win
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge ruled Friday that two students and an employee must be allowed to use restrooms matching their gender identity at University of North Carolina campuses, and he said they have a strong chance of proving the state's bathroom-access measure violates federal law...
Owner: Missing potbellied therapy pig is found, now home
ALIQUIPPA, Pa. (AP) — A missing potbellied pig that serves as a therapy animal has been returned to its Pennsylvania owners...
Feds charge dozens of Southern California postal workers
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Southern California have charged dozens of postal workers and others with theft, fraud and other crimes — including a mail carrier who allegedly hoarded 48,000 pieces of mail...
Oldest floating US post office scrapes rock, runs aground
MEREDITH, N.H. (AP) — Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night could stop a U.S. mail boat — and then it ran aground in New Hampshire...
Alaskans live among bears _ both real and brightly colored
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's largest city is home to more than 300 grizzly and black bears — and now more than a dozen multicolored ones...
Facebook reduces role of human editors in 'trending topics'
Facebook is taking new steps to reduce the role of human judgment in its "Trending Topics" feature, which drew controversy earlier this year over claims the service was suppressing conservative ...