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Tue, Jul 29, 2014 03:44 AM
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 Issue

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No true bill issued in fatal shooting

LOUISA The Lawrence County Grand Jury found insufficient evidence to charge anyone with the fatal shooting of James Baisden, who died from two gunshot wounds in May. ...subscribers>>

Candidates file for city, board positions

Several candidates have filed for city offices and local school board seats in the Big Sandy region. ...subscribers>>
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rt. 581 fire

NO SERIOUS INJURIES were reported in a house fire located on Rt. ...subscribers>>
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Albright Signs with ALC

THE ALICE LLOYD College men's golf program announced the signing of former Sheldon Clark High School standout Jared Albright, who signed Thursday, July 3, at StoneCrest Golf Course. ...subscribers>>

Area high school soccer teams open preseason practice

High school soccer teams from throughout the area returned to practice at the conclusion of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association's "dead period. ...subscribers>>
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Celebrating Survivors

DOCTORS, HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS, patients and survivors rallied to celebrate Cancer Survivor's Day in Paintsville July 19. ...subscribers>>
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EKSC camp explores the Science of Bubbleology

PRESTONSBURG Making the perfect bubble is an art. Children at the East Kentucky Science Center and Planetarium (EKSC) learned a lot about the science of bubbles July 9 during a bubble-ology camp. ...subscribers>>
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