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Paintsville mayor convicted of three charges

Porter acquitted on one count; sentencing set for Jan. 13

LONDON — A federal court jury Tuesday convicted Paintsville Mayor Bob Porter of three of four charges against him. ...subscribers>>

Water report sparks concerns

Residents in three Big Sandy counties are concerned following a report that a cancer-causing chemical was found in their drinking water. ...subscribers>>
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'apple time in the mountains'

Annual festival begins in Paintsville

PAINTSVILLE — In case you don't know it, it's "Apple Time in the Mountains. ...subscribers>>

Johnson Co. pupils to get computers

PAINTSVILLE — The Johnson County School District set history Monday night as the school board approved the largest single-student distribution of Chromebook laptops in the region. ...subscribers>>

Biblical exhibit preview set

LOUISA — A biblical museum exhibit will be coming to the Appalachian region soon, featuring approximately 250 artifacts from Israel, Jordan, Egypt and Syria. ...subscribers>>
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Part of history comes tumbling down

LOUISA — A cooling tower at the Big Sandy Power Plant that had been idled when the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) guidelines led to the closure of Unit 2 was imploded Saturday by an 85-year old man who was there when it was originally being constructed. ...subscribers>>
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