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Wednesday, January 11, 2017 Issue
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Jail workers reprimanded for 2016 escape

One employee in probationary period terminated

PAINTSVILLE — Five officers received consequences for having failed to do their jobs at the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center in November 2016, which led to the escape of two men who were quickly recaptured. ...subscribers>>
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Woman killed in collision

LOUISA — A Lawrence County woman died Thursday morning from injuries suffered in a collision on Rt. ...subscribers>>

Former Paintsville mayor to be sentenced on federal charges

PIKEVILLE — Former Paintsville Mayor Bob Porter is scheduled to be formally sentenced in federal court Thursday. ...subscribers>>
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Inauguration festivities to include area girl

PAINTSVILLE — Johnson County native Marlana VanHoose will perform at the presidential inauguration festivities in Washington Jan. ...subscribers>>
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fun in the snow

CHILDREN ALL OVER the Big Sandy region found ways to have fun when the first real snow of the season fell last week, including a few kids in Martin County who were being pulled by a four-wheeler. ...subscribers>>
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Local legislators split on session's first bills

FRANKFORT — Legislators from Eastern Kentucky were split on several bills passed last weekend by the General Assembly. ...subscribers>>
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