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Thu, Nov 20, 2014 10:11 PM
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 Issue

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'The pain will never go away'

Family speaks at Fitzpatrick sentencing

LOUISA Relatives of a Catlettsburg man killed in Lawrence County last year when the motorcycle he was operating was struck by a vehicle being pursued by police spoke during the sentencing Friday of the Johnson County man who pleaded guilty in the case. ...subscribers>>

N.C. man indicted in local sex case

LOUISA Twelve indictments were issued by the Lawrence County Grand Jury Friday, including one charging a North Carolina man with sex offenses and kidnapping involving a juvenile in Lawrence County. ...subscribers>>
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Johnson Central suffers season-ending loss to Covington Catholic

PAINTSVILLE — Johnson Central's postseason run ended in the second round of the Class 4A Russell Athletic/KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl as visiting Covington Catholic pulled away to defeat the Golden Eagles 19-7 at Eagle Field Friday night. ...subscribers>>

Bulldogs outlast Magoffin, advance to region title game

SALYERSVILLE — Visiting Lawrence County battled back from a slow start to beat Magoffin County in the second round of the Class 3A Russell Athletic/KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl at the Hornets' new stadium Friday night. ...subscribers>>
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Students construct timeless treasure at Big Sandy Community and Technical College

PRESTONSBURG A group of Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) students got hands-on training constructing a timeless treasure for the college. ...subscribers>>

Lawrence Health Department awarded grant for Tobacco Prevention/Cessation

LOUISA — The Lawrence County Health Department has been awarded a grant for $11,100 from the Kentucky Department for Public Health Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Program. ...subscribers>>
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