A study released this month by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce on the state’s bounce back from the recession shows a rebound on par with neighboring states, though Eastern Kentucky has seen little of this growth and the state as a whole still lags behind national averages in key areas — tho…

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Students from Highland Elementary gathered alongside their grandparents at the Mountain Homeplace farm at Paintsville Lake State Park on Sept. 7 to honor grandparents for their contributions to Johnson County students’ lives, according to a statement from HES Principal Brenton Dials.

The Johnson County Board of Education has set a date for a public hearing on a proposed general fund tax levy of 50.4 cents on both real and personal property, according to a statement from the board.



Coach Dawn Kinner and her Lady Tigers had Pikeville on the ropes in the 15th Region All “A” Classic, but failed to deliver the knockout punch. Pikeville pulled out a 2-1 (19-25, 25-23, 25-14) win to claim the 15th Region All “A” Classic championship.


The 15th Region All “A” Classic is underway this week, and multiple teams from the area have been seen action on the volleyball court. Paintsville hosts the tournament this year, and look to improve on last years finals loss against Pikeville.

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