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Wednesday, March 8, 2017 issue

8 charged with organized crime

INEZ — Seventeen people were indicted last week by the Martin County Grand Jury, including eight who are charged with engaging in organized crime. ...subscribers>>

3 Johnson County residents accused of making meth

HAGER HILL — Three Johnson County residents were arrested Sunday and charged with manufacturing methamphetamine. ...subscribers>>
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Moving out

ORCA, AN INDIANA-based company contracted by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet to blast the mountain in preparation of road construction that will intersect Rt. ...subscribers>>

Federal inmates indicted

PIKEVILLE — Three inmates and another person were indicted last week on charges of illegally possessing drugs at the United States Penitentiary Big Sandy in Martin County. ...subscribers>>

Crash kills Floyd man

MCDOWELL — A Floyd County man was killed in a single-vehicle crash last Saturday at McDowell. ...subscribers>>

Committee passes hemp legislation

FRANKFORT — A bill that would regulate industrial hemp crops in Kentucky if the crop is legalized by the federal government received unanimous support of the Senate Agriculture committee Monday. ...subscribers>>

Stumbo bill OK'd in House

FRANKFORT — House Bill 1 passed through the Kentucky House Friday as House Speaker Greg Stumbo's initiative to increase accessibility and transparency to Kentucky's special districts comes one step closer to becoming law. ...subscribers>>

Hatfield-McCoy event slated

PIKEVILLE — Local leadership has joined forces to plan a three-day Hatfield-McCoy Days event scheduled for Labor Day weekend, Aug. ...subscribers>>

Ex-resident publishes book

INEZ — A former Martin Countian has published a new book, "American Issues: Every American Has An Opinion. ...subscribers>>

Teleworks to hold job screening

LOUISA — Kentucky Teleworks will host a job screening Wednesday, Feb. ...subscribers>>
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On the floor

STATE SEN. RAY Jones, D-Pikeville, made a floor speech last week in the Kentucky Senate. ...subscribers>>

Ex-deputy clerks offered plea deal

INEZ — Ex-deputy county clerks Tamberlyn Hairston and her sister, Tonya Mills, both of Lovely, charged in connection with money missing from the Martin County Clerk's Office, were scheduled at Thursday's Pretrial Conference to appear in Martin Circuit Court March 7 for a final report date. ...subscribers>>
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