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Wed, Apr 23, 2014 01:59 PM
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 Issue

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Manslaughter trial underway

Johnson woman charged in traffic fatality

PAINTSVILLE The trial for a Johnson County woman charged with manslaughter in the death of 18-year-old Casey Roger Mollett Jr. ...subscribers>>

Parkway project funding approved

FRANKFORT — The General Assembly, during the final hours of its 2014 session Tuesday, April 16, approved the state road plan that includes a project to widen and extend the Mountain Parkway. ...subscribers>>
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Dawgs ranked 19th in state

LOUISA — Lawrence County is ranked 19th in the latest Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association Top 25 Poll. ...subscribers>>
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Brandon Kinzer wins at 201 Speedway

SITKA — Brandon Kinzer recorded his first victory in the young 2014 racing season Thursday night at 201 Speedway. ...subscribers>>

Church Corner

Fort Gay Church of God A garage sale will be held Friday and Saturday, May 2-3, 9 a. ...subscribers>>
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BSCTC hosts Honors Night

PAINTSVILLE Big Sandy Community and Technical College held its 13th annual Honors Night Thursday, April 17, on its Mayo campus. ...subscribers>>
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Quilt Show set for May 3 in Lawrence Co.

LOUISA — The 2014 Lawrence County Quilted Treasures annual quilt show will be May 3 from 10 a. ...subscribers>>
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