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Two Johnson County residents were arrested Thursday, May 14, following a high-speed chase that stretched from Johnson to Floyd County, with multiple law enforcement agencies joining the pursuit.

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The Paintsville Tourism Commission met at The Country Music Highway Museum in Paintsville on May 18, practicing social distancing guidelines and livestreaming the meeting on social media, in order to discuss several agenda items, including the impacts the response to the COVID-19 pandemic ha…

PRESTONSBURG — The Big Sandy Community and Technical College Board of Directors approved its upcoming budget and discussed impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic last week.




With all spring sports in the state of Kentucky cancelled until further notice, all many players have are the memories from a year ago. Seniors will not get to have a night where they are honored or play one more district or regional tournament.


The Johnson Central Golden Eagles football team is coming off a perfect 15-0 season and will be looking to defend their Class 4A state title.

The Paintsville Tigers have been a hot bed for years in producing talented big men on the basketball court. One doesn’t have to look back very far to remember the Tiger big men in the 90’s, that led Paintsville to a Sweet Sixteen state championship. 1997 Mr. Basketball J.R. VanHoose was an i…

As the coronavirus continues to keep the country locked in its grasp, it dominates any and all news outlets. However, there are times we get good news, and readers welcome it.

The All Mountain team is voted on by the Appalachian Newspapers Sports department. Voting members included Randy White, Steve LeMaster, Trevor Thacker and Joshua Blankenship.

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