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Man pleads not guilty to deputy assault

INEZ — A Martin County man charged in connection with having injured a Martin County sheriff's deputy in August pleaded not guilty Thursday in Martin Circuit Court. ...subscribers>>

Constable ordinance changed by court

LOUISA — The Lawrence County Fiscal Court voted Monday to amend an ordinance pertaining to the use of blue lights and sirens by active constables. ...subscribers>>
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Bulldogs drop to Greenup Co.

LOUISA — A young Lawrence County football team will have a much-needed off week this Friday. ...subscribers>>

Eagles make quick work of Harlan Co.

The Johnson Central football team showed no signs of slipping in its first road test. ...subscribers>>
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Patriot Day ceremonies held on BSCTC campuses Sept. 8

PRESTONSBURG Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) held Patriot Day ceremonies on its Prestonsburg, Pikeville and Mayo campuses Sept. ...subscribers>>
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Battle of Middle Creek reenactment held in Floyd Co.

Editor's note: The following is the writer's reflections on the Battle of Middle Creek reenactment held earlier this month in Floyd County. ...subscribers>>
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