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Blanton case moved to Lawrence

PAINTSVILLE — The case of a Johnson County man charged with offenses relating to his missing parents has been moved to Lawrence County and an April trial date has been scheduled. ...subscribers>>
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Woman wins over $63,000 in cash, prizes on TV game show

INEZ — Family members rented a big screen at the Roy F. Collier Community Center in Inez Thursday to show the airing of an episode of "Wheel of Fortune," in which Martin County resident Rossalene Cox won more than $63,000 in cash and prizes. ...subscribers>>

Evans receives 10 years in prison

INEZ — A Martin County man who pleaded guilty in November to an amended charge of first-degree manslaughter was formally sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison, of which he must serve 85 percent. ...subscribers>>

Probation denied for Johnson family

PAINTSVILLE — Three members of a Johnson County family convicted in October 2012 on chop shop-related charges were denied shock probation Friday after several people testified during a hearing in Johnson Circuit Court. ...subscribers>>

Preliminary work begins to correct rockfall problem

HAGER HILL — Traffic delays began Monday on Ky. 321 in Johnson County as part of preliminary work to correct a long-time rockfall problem along that stretch of highway. ...subscribers>>

Martin Co. gets food, shelter funds

INEZ — Martin County has been awarded $3,791 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. ...subscribers>>
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McDonald's manager wins Ray Kroc Award

PAINTSVILLE — Paintsville McDonald's restaurant manager Dawn Richardson received the Ray Kroc Award Friday from the company's corporate office along with a $2,500 check. ...subscribers>>

Ambulance service donates to HHS

PRESTONSBURG — Highlands Health System has been offered a donation from QuestCare EMS of Prestonsburg. ...subscribers>>

Floyd health department awarded cancer grant

FRANKFORT — The Floyd County Health Department is one of 10 health departments across Kentucky that will receive grants to expand colon cancer screening services. ...subscribers>>
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Drug bust

JOHNSON COUNTY SHERIFF'S deputies Byron Fairchild and Bill Meade (pictured) confiscated 66 marijuana plants along with firearms, processed marijuana, cash and indoor growing equipment Thursday night at Wittensville. ...subscribers>>
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