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A Johnson County man and Martin County woman were arrested as a part of an ongoing investigation by the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office into drug trafficking.

KIMPER — Several unpaid Pikeville miners blocked coal from being moved at the Blackburn Bottom railroad intersection near Kimper on Monday afternoon. After not receiving all of their pay on Tuesday, the miners continued their protest until Wednesday evening, when they and their fellow miners…

The deadline to file candidacy papers for the state’s primary elections passed on Jan. 10 and the candidates that will appear on Johnson County’s ballots in the Kentucky primary election on May 19 are now known.

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Phelps and Paintsville both picked up wins in the 15th Region All “A” Classic Wednesday evening at the Appalachian Wireless Arena. The two teams now advance to take on each other in the 15th Region All “A” Classic semifinals Saturday at 6:00 p.m. Shelby Valley and Prestonsburg were scheduled…

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In any sport, it’s always the biggest game in all of Johnson County. Johnson Central at Paintsville. Friday night was no different as Tommy McKenzie’s Golden Eagles made the trip across town to visit Landon Slone’s Tigers. With the passion these kids bring, this game never disappoints and Fr…

Pikeville jumped out to an early lead over Paintsville in the opening round of the 15th Region All “A” Classic at the Appalachian Wireless Arena Thursday night and never looked back.

After falling to Russell 83-81 in overtime Saturday, the Golden Eagles rebounded with a 75-58 win over Pikeville Monday night.

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