Both the Johnson County School District and the Paintsville Independent School District will be administering summer food service programs for the county’s children.

Porter Elementary School 4-H Club and Johnson Central High School FFA students joined together as junior members of the Paintsville/Johnson County Garden Club lay new mulch Wednesday at Preston Park at the Ky. 321 and Broadway Street connector. In total, there were approximately 60 students …

The Mountain Homeplace has had a busy spring, with school groups taking educational field trips and work underway to continue repairs and maintenance of the site’s historic buildings, Lora Castle told the Paintsville Lake Historical Association Monday, but organizers are already looking forw…

A Boons Camp man was sentenced in Johnson County Circuit Court Friday to serve two years probation on multiple possession charges related to methamphetamine and opiates.

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Johnson County Republicans sent a message to Gov. Matt Bevin in Tuesday’s election that he has some work to to do win them over.

At the Johnson County Schools Board of Education meeting Monday, Superintendent Thom Cochran announced that interim Principal Shawn Hall at Johnson County Middle School will be taking on the role permanently, following a decision by the school's Site-Based Decision Making Council.

Two individuals from Ohio and California were arrested on Saturday on charges including endangering the welfare of a minor, public alcohol intoxication and DUI after PPD officers observed them operating a vehicle with an unrestrained child in the front seat, according to court documents.

The East Kentucky Gearheads held their first weekend Cruiz'N of the year Saturday, with a change of venue to the Mayo Plaza providing more space for the cars on display and more parking for the visitors. For more information on upcoming car shows, find the East Kentucky Gearheads on Facebook…

A River man was arrested in the Escom Chandler Park Saturday after, the Paintsville Police Department reported, he was found to be in possession of more than 4 grams of meth.

Five people were indicted by a Johnson County grand jury for allegedly being involved in the Apr. 8 burglary of one of the suspects' grandfather.

Thursday, the board of the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center met for its regular meeting outside the jail, at the Johnson County Fiscal Court, and the main topic discussed was balancing the need to keep the jail from being overcrowded versus the need to keep the jail’s budget intact.

Prime Diner and Grill began a process of soft opening this week in preparation for an official opening on June 1, and the owner of the restaurant, Keenan Powers, said he was unprepared for the influx of customers and that he and his staff are learning more and more from the process.

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Prime Diner and Grill began a process of soft openings this week in preparation for an official opening on June 1. The owner of the restaurant, Keenan Powers, said he was unprepared for the influx of customers and that he and his staff are learning more and more from the process.

The Paintsville High School Alumni Association made three donations to the Paintsville Independent Schools Board of Education at the board’s regular meeting Monday, totaling approximately $10,500.

The Johnson County Jeep Club met up with members and other Jeep enthusiasts Saturday to take part in the third annual Kentucky State Police Memorial Trooper Island Poker Run in observance of KSP Fallen Trooper Memorial Week and raising funds for KSP’s Trooper Island summer camp for kids.

The Johnson County Fiscal Court took steps in a regular meeting Monday to continue a truck lease program that has resulted in big savings for the county in years past.

The Johnson County Jeep Club met up with members and other Jeep enthusiasts Saturday to take part in the third annual Kentucky State Police Memorial Trooper Island Poker Run in observance of KSP Fallen Trooper Memorial Week and raising funds for KSP’s Trooper Island summer camp for kids.

The Johnson County Fiscal Court took steps in a regular meeting Monday to continue a truck lease program that has resulted in big savings for the county in years past.

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The Paintsville High School Alumni Association made three donations to the Paintsville Independent Schools Board of Education at the board’s regular meeting Monday, totaling approximately $10,500.

An East Point man was arrested on Apr. 25 following an investigation into an Apr. 8 burglary wherein the owner of a residence said he received a call that his grandson was in intensive care at Highlands Regional Medical Center and, upon finding that there was no one at the hospital by his gr…

A Public Service Commission investigation of Johnson County Gas is continuing, with some of the records the PSC has requested being reported as having been lost in an office fire.

With the help of a nearly $1.5 million federal grant, Eastern Kentucky University will open four technical school programs aimed at training aviation mechanics, including one through a local partnership with Big Sandy Community and Technical College.

A Staffordsville man was arrested Friday after video surveillance footage from a house on Samuel Drive showed the man breaking in and removing several items from the residence, according to a statement from the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office.

The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information regarding a Louisville man who escaped from a transitional home and is suspected to be traveling to Staffordsville, according to a statement from Johnson County Sheriff Doug Saylor.

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The Department for Local Government has announced an Area Development Fund grant of $17,500 to Johnson County Fiscal Court, on behalf of the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office.

U.S. News and World Report’s 2019 rankings of best high schools, published last month, places Paintsville High School in the top 25 percent of high schools nationwide.

The Paintsville/Johnson County Trail Town team held its first Chatterwha Trace River Run kayaking event of the season Sunday, with six paddlers making their way down the Levisa Fork of the Big Sandy River.

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Nearly 150 athletes from two areas spanning 24 counties gathered at Johnson Central High School on Saturday for the local Special Olympics, for the chance to qualify for the statewide games in June.

February flooding across Johnson County damaged homes, businesses, roads and more — and among those places it left its mark was the Oil Springs Cultural Arts and Recreation Center.

A federal grand jury has indicted a man for allegedly distributing more than a pound of methamphetamine in Johnson County and elsewhere over the past six months.

A nurse who practiced in Johnson County is now under federal indictment allegedly tampering with a consumer product and making a materially false statement to a federal agent.

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The Johnson Central High School Future Farmers of America (FFA) class joined with the Paintsville/Johnson County Garden Club Thursday to help put together and plant flowers in the City of Paintsville’s hanging baskets, which will be hung throughout the city as we head into summer, according …

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump authorized the declaration of a disaster for severe weather events across Kentucky from Feb. 6 through March 10 of this year, including the Johnson County flooding Feb. 23.