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Sun, Mar 01, 2015 11:31 PM
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 Issue

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Judge: No recall vote on tax hike

Petition seeking referendum found 'insufficient'

PAINTSVILLE — Johnson County voters will not get to decide whether to recall a 5. ...subscribers>>

Ky. Power appeals decision

FRANKFORT — Kentucky Power Company filed an appeal Feb. 18 in Franklin Circuit Court challenging a decision by the Kentucky Public Service Commission that deemed about $54 million in fuel costs as unreasonable and said the company had to refund ratepayers $13. ...subscribers>>
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Kyle Gullett and Kelsey Garcia named 15th Region Players of the Year

PAINTSVILLE — Three-time defending 15th Region boys' basketball champion Johnson Central is home to another 15th Region Player of the Year. ...subscribers>>
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1000th Point Club

KERRIGAN SAMONS BECAME the newest member of the Paintsville Lady Tigers' 1,000 Point Club . ...subscribers>>
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PLI discusses public policy at state capitol

PIKEVILLE — The Patton Leadership Institute (PLI) held its Feb. ...subscribers>>

McDonald's to award Balanced, Active Lifestyles Grants this month

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. McDonald's of the Tri-State area will be awarding Balanced, Active Lifestyles (BAL) Grants this month. ...subscribers>>
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