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Wednesday, March 8, 2017 issue

Pain clinic owner, employee plead guilty

COVINGTON — The owner of Florida and Ohio pain clinics along with one of his employees, accused of illegally dispensing drugs in several Eastern Kentucky counties — including Lawrence — pleaded guilty last Thursday to money laundering charges. ...subscribers>>

Court upholds Johnson sex conviction

FRANKFORT — The Kentucky Court of Appeals Friday upheld the conviction of a Johnson County man found guilty of sex crimes. ...subscribers>>
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Christmas In Paintsville

Pennsylvania group helps Flat Gap family with home

FLAT GAP — A Johnson County couple will be able to bring their sick child home from the hospital for Christmas thanks to the helping hands of Jamie's Dream Team of Pennsylvania, which arrived last Thursday night to help build the family a home suitable for the child's needs as well as that of the rest of the family. ...subscribers>>

2 killed in Floyd vehicle accident

IVEL — Prestonsburg High School will be closed today (Wednesday) due to a joint funeral for a student and her grandmother who died Saturday in an automobile accident on U. ...subscribers>>

Police department gets $2,400 donation

LOUISA — Louisa Mayor Teddy Preston, Police Chief Greg Fugitt and other officers of the Louisa Police Department received a check for $2,400 from a corporate donor who wanted to remain anonymous. ...subscribers>>

Annual Christmas projects underway

LOUISA — The Louisa Police Department and the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office are working together for the 4th annual "Shop with a Cop" program, and the sheriff's office is also working on its "Coats for Kids" project. ...subscribers>>
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Special districts to be subject of House Bill 1

FRANKFORT — House Speaker Greg Stumbo and state Auditor Adam Edelen said last Thursday that a comprehensive effort to bring greater transparency to special districts would become House Bill 1 during the 2013 regular session, which begins Jan. ...subscribers>>

Funds awarded for project

FRANKFORT - The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board (KADB) awarded $110,000 in Lawrence County agricultural development funds for a County Agricultural Investment Program to provide cost-share incentives to area farmers. ...subscribers>>
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Rice recognized

JOHNSON COUNTY CIRCUIT Court Clerk Vicki Rice (right) received a Certificate of Service at the fall circuit clerk's college during the retirement banquet from Hardin County Circuit Court Clerk Loretta Crady, who is president of the Kentucky Association of Circuit Court Clerk's. ...subscribers>>

Paintsville police investigating burglary

PAINTSVILLE — The Paintsville Police Department is looking for information about a break-in at an apartment on Sixth Street. ...subscribers>>

Story had incorrect contact info

A story in the Nov. 28 issue of The Big Sandy News about the "Hiring Our Miners Everyday (HOME) Program" contained the incorrect contact information. ...subscribers>>

2 Pike Co. residents arrested for break-in

HAROLD — Two Pike County residents were arrested in connection with an Oct. ...subscribers>>
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