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Johnson County celebrates Eagles' state football victory

by Jason Hurt BSN Sports Writer PAINTSVILLE — It's OK to go ahead and pinch yourself now. ...subscribers>>

Officials in area lift burn bans

Recent rain caused officials in Lawrence, Johnson and Martin counties to lift burn bans imposed due to extremely dry conditions and the potential for fires. ...subscribers>>
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Golden Eagles take state!

by Jason Hurt BSN Sports Writer BOWLING GREEN — Johnson Central was just too good, too dominant and too much for the rest of the Class 4A members of Kentucky high school football. ...subscribers>>

Girls basketball action heating up

by Jason Hurt BSN Sports Writer Lawrence County Lady Bulldogs The Lawrence County Lady Dawgs are 2-1 to start the season, winning at Rose Hill Christian Nov. ...subscribers>>
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Shop with a Cop Donation

THE JOHNSON COUNTY Middle School Council recently made a donation to the Paintsville Police Department's Shop with a Cop program. ...subscribers>>
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Darian Lewis awarded Molly C. McBride Memorial Scholarship at Morehead

MOREHEAD — Darian D. Lewis of Boons Camp has been presented with the Molly C. ...subscribers>>
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Twin attacks by a suicide bomber and a car bomber near an Istanbul soccer stadium Saturday night killed 29 people and wounded 166 others in the latest large-scale assault to traumatize a nation confronting ...
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