A Johnson County man is facing additional charges after allegedly attempting to head-butt a Paintsville Police officer during the course of his arrest for public intoxication. 

At a special meeting of the Johnson County Fiscal Court, Judge-Executive R. T. “Tucker” Daniel gave an update about the work being done by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with the reported $118 million in federal funding for Johnson County flood mitigation announced in July.

The Paintsville Independent Schools Board of Education heard a report from Superintendent David Gibson Monday at its monthly meeting wherein Gibson praised students for their successes and commended staff for helping push students toward higher achievement. 

A Paintsville woman was arrested by Paintsville Police Department officers Saturday during the Kentucky Apple Festival after she allegedly swore at an officer on Main Street in the vicinity of several bystanders and again Tuesday by Kentucky State Police troopers  after she was allegedly fou…

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With a huge parade and an evening of music headlined by Walker Montgomery, the 56th annual Kentucky Apple Festival is officially in the books.



Johnson Central’s dominance in soccer in the 57th district continued to shine this week, as the Golden Eagles and the Lady Eagles both made an appearance in their 57th district championships.


Paintsville didn’t have any trouble against Fairview Thursday night. The Tigers picked up a big 42-0 home win over the Eagles.

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