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Sun, May 24, 2015 06:09 PM
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 Issue

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Floyd attorney wins GOP race for treasurer

A Floyd County bankruptcy attorney running for state treasurer was one of the winners in Tuesday's primary election, which also included the closest gubernatorial race in Kentucky's history. ...subscribers>>
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No injuries reported after school bus fire

Superintendent: 'It is a breath-taking sight'

LOUISA — No injuries were reported when a Lawrence County school bus caught fire Friday morning as it was moving uphill near McClure Branch on U. ...subscribers>>

Logging accident is fatal

LOUISA — A West Virginia man died Friday of injuries suffered after a log fell off a truck at the Louisa Log Yard just north of Louisa on U. ...subscribers>>
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Lady Bulldogs shut out Sheldon Clark, top Raceland 5-3

LOUISA — Lawrence County shut out former 57th District foe Sheldon Clark 10-0 in six innings in a high school softball game on Wednesday. ...subscribers>>

Golden Eagles shut out Ashland 10-0

ASHLAND — Johnson Central pitchers Josh Hitchcock and Braxton Kelly combined to throw a one-hitter as the Golden Eagles shut out host Ashland 10-0 in six innings Thursday. ...subscribers>>
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Sheldon Clark JKG wins 14th straight state championship

INEZ — For the 14th year in a row, Sheldon Clark High School has taken the first-place overall Jobs for Kentucky Graduates (JKG) state championship. ...subscribers>>

Saint Joseph Martin is one of only seven in KY to receive 5-Star CMS rating

MARTIN — Saint Joseph Martin, part of KentuckyOne Health, was among a select group of facilities nationwide to receive a five-star rating in the Hospital Compare ratings from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). ...subscribers>>
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