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SEVERAL PIGEON ROOST residents showed support as Patricia and Dennis Moore filed documents in Martin Circuit Court to try and prevent Pigeon Roost Elementary from closing. BSN photo/Lilly Adkins (click for larger version)
Suit filed over school closure
PIGEON ROOST — Two residents and their daughter have gone to court over the Martin County school board's recent decision to close Pigeon Roost Elementary School. ...subscribers>>

TRUCKERS FROM THE Big Sandy Region parked their coal trucks along the shoulder of U.S. 23 near Prestonsburg Tuesday to protest low wages and traffic citations for their trucks being overweight by Kentucky Vehicle Enforcement officers during their safety campaign "Weigh Blitz." The truckers and KVE have joined forces in an attempt to change state laws which will allow them to make a living while hauling loads which are safe on area roads. BSN photo/Susan Allen (click for larger version)
Truckers protest over state weight limit laws
BIG SANDY REGION — A "weigh blitz" by Kentucky Vehicle Enforcement this week in Pike, Floyd and Perry counties appears to be just the thing to bring coal truck drivers and officers together in an attempt to solve a long-standing problem. ...subscribers>>

SCORES OF PRESTONSBURG teens talked with some city council members Monday about why they have been banished from their favorite hangout in the city's municipal parking lot. Council members Hansel Cooley, at left, and C.E. "Little Shag" Branham told them the ban had been decided without full council approval but they would work with them to resolve the issue. BSN photo/Susan Allen (click for larger version)
A meeting of the minds
Prestonsburg councilmen, teens discuss recent parking lot ban
PRESTONSBURG — Almost immediately after talking informally with some Prestonsburg City Council members Monday, a group of Prestonsburg teens got to work in an effort to reclaim their hangout on the "stage" in the city parking lot. ...subscribers>>

A JOHNSON COUNTY man was found dead following a fire at his mobile home at Meally. Authorities believe that Keith Dewayne Hall died of smoke inhalation. Hall, 40, was found early Friday morning by a neighbor. BSN photo/Doug McDavid (click for larger version)
Johnson man found dead following mobile home fire
MEALLY — A Johnson County man died in a fire at his Meally home last Friday morning. ...subscribers>>

Paintsville shortstop Justin Blanton laid the tag on Ryan Hammonds after a perfect throw from catcher Logan Barker for the out during Paintsville's 7-6 extra-inning win. Blanton also picked up the win from the mound in relief. BSN photo/Tim Pelphrey (click for larger version)
Paintsville takes down Beaver Creek during Senior League play
PAINTSVILLE—The Paintsville Senior League All-Stars defeated the Beaver Creek All-Stars 7-6 Monday night during the District 7 Senior Little League Tournament at Charlie Adkins' Field. ...subscribers>>

Magoffin County pitcher Tyler Isaac delivered a pitch Saturday night during Magoffin County's 6-3 win over Prestonsburg. The win moved Magoffin County into the semi final round of the winner's bracket. BSN photo/Alton Huff (click for larger version)
Magoffin County downs Prestonsburg 6-3 in Junior League action
PAINTSVILLE — Magoffin County made the most of a few timely hits and a few costly Prestonsburg errors to record an opening round junior league district victory Saturday at Charlie Adkins Field. ...subscribers>>
Man allegedly steals aunt's credit card, rents hotel room
PAINTSVILLE — A man was arrested last week for allegedly stealing his aunt's credit card and then using it to rent a room at a Paintsville hotel. ...subscribers>>

DR. MICHAEL COLEGROVE HOLDS Leadership forum with Interns from Inez Deposit Bank. IDB photo/Brian McCoy (click for larger version)
Dr. Michael Colegrove holds Leadership Forum with Inez Deposit Banks' Interns
by Brian McCoy IDB Intern On Thursday, June 10, 2004, Dr. Michael B....tell me more>

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Allan Perry completes music academy in Chicago
Allan Scott Perry IV of Paintsville attended The Power Chord Academy in Chicago, Ill....tell me more>
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