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Tue, Sep 01, 2015 04:57 AM
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 Issue

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Floyd murder convictions thrown out

Berry Hall was found guilty but mentally ill in shooting deaths of two people

FRANKFORT — Saying that "extremely gruesome crime scene and autopsy photos" were improperly introduced during his trial, Kentucky's highest court Thursday threw out the conviction of a Floyd County man who was found guilty but mentally ill of murdering two people in 2008. ...subscribers>>

Hooser loses appeal

FRANKFORT — The Kentucky Supreme Court Thursday upheld the conviction of a Lawrence County man serving a 25-year prison sentence on manufacturing methamphetamine and persistent felony offender charges. ...subscribers>>
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Bulldogs turn back Boyd Co.

LOUISA — Lawrence County pulled away to beat visiting Boyd County 42-22 in a high school football season-opener Friday night. ...subscribers>>

Tigers topple Sheldon Clark in opener

INEZ — Visiting Paintsville spoiled head coach Adam Turner's debut, defeating Sheldon Clark 46-12 in a high school football season-opener on Friday night. ...subscribers>>
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Highlands Center for Autism marks six years of service

PRESTONSBURG This summer marked six years since the Highlands Center for Autism (HCA) first opened its doors to the area, providing treatment for children with autism, and support and education for their families. ...subscribers>>

AOKY program at BSCTC can lead to better paying jobs

PAINTSVILLE In just three years, more than half the jobs in Kentucky will require some college training. ...subscribers>>
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