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Police probe school break-in

PAINTSVILLE — The Johnson County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating a break-in at Flat Gap Elementary that apparently happened some time last weekend. ...subscribers>>
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Prestonsburg attorney to receive Ali award

LOUISVILLE — Prestonsburg attorney John Rosenberg, who is the founding director of the Appalachian Research and Defense Fund of Kentucky, will receive the Muhammad Ali Kentucky Humanitarian Award during the fourth annual awards ceremony Sept. ...subscribers>>

Bulldogs lose to Boyd County in season opener

ASHLAND — The Lawrence County Bulldogs came up short in first-year head football coach Alan Short's first game, falling to host Boyd County Friday night 24-20. ...subscribers>>
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Golden Eagles to open season Friday against Capital, WV

PAINTSVILLE — The Johnson Central Golden Eagles will open up the 2016 football season Friday as they host No. ...subscribers>>

Church Corner

Calvary Baptist Church The 79th annual Gallup-Chapman homecoming will be on Sunday, Sept. ...subscribers>>

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Aug. 24 Big Sandy Community and Technical College is offering a low-cost dental clinic on its Prestonsburg campus today. ...subscribers>>

MSU awarded continued funding for Commonwealth Education Opportunity Center programs

MOREHEAD — Morehead State University has announced that the United States Department of Education awarded continued funding for two Educational Opportunity Center Programs. ...subscribers>>
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Laptop Donated

RENT-TO-OWN in Louisa recently donated a laptop computer to Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6103 and the American Legion W. ...subscribers>>
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