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Administrators at the Johnson County School District released a statement Monday evening detailing the threat, which was deemed Tuesday morning not to be credible after Kentucky State Police, Johnson County Sheriff’s deputies and Paintsville Police Department officers responded to the high s…

A Hagerhill man was arrested Thursday after Kentucky State Police troopers served the man with a Floyd County indictment warrant alongside a probation and parole warrant from Georgia, leading to new meth trafficking charges as well, according to court documents.

The Paintsville City Council took several routine actions at its regular meeting Monday, but the meeting ended with discussion about the city’s appearance.

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The Paintsville Independent Schools Board of Education honored two educators who passed away at its regular meeting Monday evening by signing a proclamation to honor both a retired teacher and one who was actively employed at the school as a special education director.

PIKEVILLE — The proposal from EnerBlu to build a more than $300 million battery cell manufacturing plant at the Kentucky Enterprise Industrial Park has been suspended by the company as it looks to move into another direction, EnerBlu announced Tuesday.

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W.R. Castle Fire-Rescue responded late Wednesday evening to a crash on U.S. 23 near Witten Lane, in which a vehicle traveling on the highway struck a large boulder that had fallen into the road after a rock slide, according to a statement from WRCFS.

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Round two of Johnson County’s biggest rivalry held up to the hype last Friday night as the Golden Eagles of Johnson Central made the trip over to Bill Mike Runyon Court to visit the Paintsville Tigers. 

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The Paintsville Tigers welcomed a nationally known prep school to Bill Mike Runyon Court Tuesday night as Huntington Prep came to town. Huntington has many well known alumni, most notably, Andrew Wiggins, who currently plays for the NBA’s Minnesota Timberwolves. The Irish could have used Wig…

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RICHMOND — The Paintsville Lady Tigers’ made the trip up to the campus of Eastern Kentucky University Wednesday night to take on the Lady Comets of West Carter in their first round matchup of Kentucky’s All “A” Classic at McBrayer Arena. 

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Shelby Valley’s Orbie McPeek and Cameron Worrix gave the Wildcats a second and third scorer Saturday night in the 15th Region All “A” Classic at the East Kentucky Expo Center. 

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