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A coal company that owns two Floyd County mining operations is planning to file for a financial reorganization under Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

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A Flat Gap man was arrested last Wednesday after Johnson County Sheriff’s deputies served a warrant for the Magoffin County Sheriff’s Office which alleged the man assaulted a woman while she was driving a vehicle with three children in it, according to court documents.

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The Johnson County Animal Shelter held a yard sale at Tractor Supply, Co. in Paintsville Friday and Saturday, earning approximately $2,000 to go towards the shelter’s monthly and yearly expenses, according to JCAS President Lisa Roberts-Trusty.

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The Johnson Central Lady Golden Eagle volleyball team has been looking to the future since head coach Kayla VanHoose took over the program.

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Johnson County has always had a history of producing great baseball talent. Paintsville and Johnson Central high school’s are among the tops in their district and the 15th Region every single year and it’s been that way for ages.

The Appalachian Newspapers All Mountain Baseball team is selected from the teams in the coverage areas of the Appalachian News-Express, the Floyd Chronicle and Times, the Paintsville Herald, the Hazard Herald and the Mingo Messenger.

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Last week during the Big Blue Caravan visit to Paintsville, the national media predicted that the University of Kentucky would win six games this season.

Every little boy who has ever grown up in the mountains of Eastern Kentucky has pretended to be their favorite baseball star during a backyard wiffle ball game. We all dream of playing in a packed out stadium, fans cheering our names as we step to the plate. That is a dream many kids have, b…

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The Appalachian Newspapers All Mountain Softball team is selected from the teams in the coverage areas of the Appalachian News-Express, the Floyd Chronicle and Times, the Paintsville Herald, the Hazard Herald and the Mingo Messenger.

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