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Teen dies of injuries in crash

PRESTONSBURG - A Prestonsburg man died from injuries suffered in a car crash Sunday evening. ...subscribers>>

Ex-utilities chief seeks dismissal of charges

PIKEVILLE — Former Paintsville Utilities general manager Larry Herald filed a motion last Wednesday seeking dismissal of two of three federal charges against him. ...subscribers>>
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Bulldogs down Johnson Central in OT

LOUISA — Host Lawrence County outlasted former district rival Johnson Central 93-84 in overtime in a 15th Region boys' basketball matchup Saturday. ...subscribers>>
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Eagles roll past Tigers, 72-47

PAINTSVILLE — Johnson Central completed a regular-season sweep Thursday, defeating crosstown rival Paintsville 72-47 on the road in a 57th District boys' basketball game. ...subscribers>>
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Dalton Collins is Floyd County Spelling Bee winner

PRESTONSBURG — Floyd County School Superintendent Dr. Henry Webb announced the results of the 2016 Floyd County School District Spelling Bee. ...subscribers>>

Learn more about the basics of business at MSU series

PIKEVILLE — Morehead State University's East Kentucky Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in Pikeville and the Pike County Extension Office will offer area artists, small business owners and potential entrepreneurs the opportunity to learn more about the basics of business planning, marketing, record keeping and business lending. ...subscribers>>
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