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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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Kurdish-led Syria forces face off with Turkish-backed rebels
Backed by Turkish tanks and reports of airstrikes, Turkey-allied Syrian rebels clashed with Kurdish-led forces in northeastern Syria in a new escalation that further complicates the already protracted ...
Harper throws helmet, gets ejected in Nats' loss to Rockies
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bryce Harper yelled at umpire Mike Winters and threw his helmet to the ground, leading to his ejection from the Washington Nationals' 9-4 loss to the Colorado Rockies on Saturday...
Putts start falling for Barclays leader Fowler
Rickie Fowler fired a bogey-free 68, closing with a five-foot birdie putt Saturday for a one shot lead after the third round of The Barclays, the first of four PGA Tour playoff events...
Ariya Jutanugarn falters late, has 2-shot lead in Canada
PRIDDIS, Alberta (AP) — Ariya Jutanugarn missed a chance to take a big lead into the final round of the Canadian Pacific Women's Open, making two late bogeys Saturday at Priddis Greens...
The Latest: Man arrested in nuns' deaths has criminal record
DURANT, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on the killing of two nuns in Mississippi (all times local):
Mancini leads Endwell, New York, to Little League
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — With the Little League World Series title game looming Sunday, the Endwell, New York, players planned on taking a break from baseball if only for one evening...
Suspected Kurdish militants fire rockets at Turkey's Diyarbakir airport: media
Suspected Kurdish militants fired rockets at the airport in Turkey's main southeastern city of Diyarbakir on Saturday, sending passengers and staff scrambling for shelter, Dogan news agency said, but there were no immediate reports of casualties...
Turkey ratchets up Syria offensive, says warplanes hit Kurdish militia
By Umit Bektas KARKAMIS, Turkey (Reuters) - Rebels supported by Turkey fought Kurdish-backed forces in northern Syria on Saturday, as Ankara ratcheted up its cross-border offensive by saying it had launched air strikes against both Kurdish forces and Islamic State...