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Rise Above

Rise Above, A local group, held an Easter egg hunt Saturday at the Lawrence County Extension Office, with large crowds of children and their parents attending the event. ...subscribers>>

The Easter bunny visits Martin County Fairgrounds

THE EASTER BUNNY found time in his busy schedule to visit the fairgrounds in Martin County, where a huge crowd gathered to enjoy festivities provided by a partnership between Inez Fire and Rescue, the Martin County Ministerial Association, Tri-State Bounce and Slide, and Dirty Works Septic Service. ...subscribers>>

Fire victim's name released

LOUISA Authorities are investigating a house fire that claimed the life of a Lawrence County man last week. ...subscribers>>

Johnson Fiscal Court dismissed from suit against sheriff

PAINTSVILLE A judge last week dropped the Johnson County Fiscal Court from a lawsuit filed by a former employee of the Johnson County Sheriff's office who claims she was sexually harassed by Sheriff Dwayne Price. ...subscribers>>

Smith enters Alford plea in triple homicide

LOUISA -- One of two people charged in a triple homicide in Martin County entered an Alford plea in Lawrence Circuit Court Thursday. ...subscribers>>

Louisa council discusses phone bill monitoring contract

LOUISA — The Louisa City Council held its regular monthly meeting April 11. ...subscribers>>

Forfeiture order entered in Conn criminal case

PIKEVILLE Proceeds from the sale of his home and business along with money are among the assets disability lawyer Eric C. ...subscribers>>


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY is accepting applications for a full-time, fixed-term position as Cook/Food Services Worker in Thelma, Kentucky. ...subscribers>>
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US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in a phone conversation Sunday with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Moscow's actions in eastern Ukraine remain an obstacle to improved US-Russian ties, the State Department said...
North Korea Detains Third American Citizen, Officials Say
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Arkansas preps for first U.S. double execution since 2000
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Furious Afghans call for resignations after Taliban base attack
Afghan families buried their dead and the country observed a national day of mourning Sunday after at least 100 soldiers were killed or wounded in a Taliban attack on a military base, prompting angry calls for ministers and army chiefs to resign...