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The Johnson Central High School Hunting and Fishing Club traveled to Wildcat Paylake last Wednesday to get in one last fishing trip before the colder seasons make it much harder to do so, according to Wildcat Paylake owner Johnny Kitchen.

The Johnson County Jeep Club met Saturday for a ride in honor of the nation’s veterans, delivering approximately 32 large print Bibles to the Paul E. Patton Eastern Kentucky Veterans Center in Hazard and receiving a tour of the facility from staff.

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The Boy Scouts of America Troop/Pack 833 of Hagerhill and the American Legion Youth Group, along with the Veterans Referral Center of Paintsville, held their very first public Veterans Day Community Flag Retirement Ceremony on Nov. 11 behind the Johnson Central High School football field. Lo…

On Wednesday, Nov. 6 the Johnson County Health Department hosted an Opiod Response Community Planning Meeting at the Ramada Inn in Paintsville. The event was attended by more than 65 members of the community, including representatives of the Kentucky State Police and City of Paintsville Mayo…

Each year, members of the Future Farmers of America (FFA) from across the country come together to celebrate their accomplishments and find inspiration for their next steps. The 92nd National FFA Convention and Expo, held Oct. 29 through Nov. 2 in Indianapolis, Indiana, was attended by Johns…

A West Van Lear man and East Point woman were arrested Wednesday after Johnson County Sheriff’s deputies searching for the suspect in a drive-by shooting discovered more than 250 dosage units of what was believed to be gabapentin, according to court documents.


Football weather finally arrived Friday night as Lexington Christian Academy paid a visit to Memorial Field. The temperature wasn’t the only thing cold however, as the Eagles topped the Paintsville Tigers 35-7.

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