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Fri, Oct 24, 2014 12:32 PM
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 Issue

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Johnson Grand Jury issues indictments

Ex-sheriff's employee, former teacher among those charged

PAINTSVILLE Thirty-five indictments were returned by the Johnson County Grand Jury last week, including one charging a former sheriff's office employee with tampering with public records and another charging a former teacher with sex-related offenses. ...subscribers>>

Process to repeal tax increase begins

PAINTSVILLE — Papers were filed last week in the Johnson County Clerk's Office that begins a process that would ultimately allow voters to decide whether to keep or repeal the county school board's recent property tax rate increase. ...subscribers>>
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Lawrence County drops district game to Belfry

LOUISA — Visiting Belfry managed to pull away from Lawrence County in a high school football district matchup, beating the Bulldogs 34-19 at Luke Varney Jr. ...subscribers>>

Golden Eagles roll past Rowan

MOREHEAD — Johnson Central rolled to another Class 4A, District 8 win in its latest outing, defeating host Rowan County 48-14 Friday night. ...subscribers>>

Church Corner

Fort Gay United Methodist Church The Fort Gay United Methodist Church is taking orders for 25" live Christmas wreaths. ...subscribers>>

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Oct. 22 The Lawrence County Extension District Board will meet at 5:30 p. ...subscribers>>
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Rogers presents 'Health Impact Awards' to JCCOH

PAINTSVILLE — Johnson County Community of Hope (JCCOH) was recognized during a dinner at the Ramada Paintsville Hotel and Conference Center Aug. ...subscribers>>
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Health Action Team in Lawrence County is celebrating five years of service to area

LOUISA — The Lawrence County Health Action Team (HAT) is celebrating five years of service to Lawrence County and the surrounding area. ...subscribers>>
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