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Johnson County School District closed Thursday; officials investigate school threats  WKYT

The Johnson County School District is closed Thursday, in the wake of reports that threats had been made toward Johnson Central High School.



JCHS responds to possible threat after 'graffiti' discovered  The Paintsville Herald

Administrators at the Johnson County School District released a statement Monday evening detailing the threat, which was deemed Tuesday morning not to be ...



Johnson Central's Blake Delong inks with EKU  WYMT News

PAINTSVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) - Johnson Central baseball's Blake Delong will continue his career in Richmond as he officially signed his letter of intent Wednesday.



Johnson Central's Zoee Crum signs with the University of the Cumberlands' golf team  WYMT News

Johnson Central's Zoee Crum will continue her golf career at the University of the Cumberlands.



Police say charges filed following stabbing at Johnson Central High School  WYMT News

JOHNSON COUNTY, Ky (WYMT) - Paintsville Police tell WYMT charges have been filed following a stabbing at Johnson Central High School Friday. Officials ...



UPDATE: Charges filed after stabbing at high school  WSAZ-TV

It happened Friday at Johnson Central High School in Paintsville, Kentucky.



JCHS staff receives training from KSP Safe Schools Active Shooter Survival Program  The Paintsville Herald

JCHS and Flat Gap Elementary staff members sprang into action Wednesday when they received a seminar and live scenario training for an active shooter ...



JCHS students see anti-vape efforts recognized in Frankfort  The Paintsville Herald

The Johnson Central High School HOSA-Future Health Professionals “Team Truth” has taken their campaign against youth vaping to the Kentucky General ...



Flood concerns continue as Johnson waterways swell | News  The Paintsville Herald

The Johnson County Schools Board of Education cancelled school Wednesday due to “high water concerns” and a forecast that included continued heavy rain, ...



Johnson Central High School presented with check during Game of the Week  WYMT News

A $250 check was given to Johnson Central High School Friday night during the WYMT Appalachian Wireless Game of the Week.



Johnson County, Paintsville academic teams recognized for achievements  The Paintsville Herald

The Johnson County Fiscal Court met in special session for its April meeting Monday for a change of venue, to provide the space to honor Johnson County ...



Obituaries 4-10-2019 | Obituaries  The Paintsville Herald

Betty Baldridge. 1932-2019. Betty Adams Baldridge, age 87, of Euclid Avenue, Paintsville, passed away Monday, April 1, 2019 at her home. Funeral services ...



Obituaries 11-17-2018 | Obituaries  The Paintsville Herald

Prudence Bailey. 1917-2018. Prudence Virginia Bailey, a longtime resident of Flat Gap, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, November 13th, at the ...



UPDATE: School mourns loss of Johnson County teen who drowned in lake  WSAZ-TV

UPDATE 4/11/16 @ 8:15 a.m.. JOHNSON COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) -- After losing a teammate during spring break, Johnson Central High School football players ...



Legislators offer updates on work in Frankfort | News  The Paintsville Herald

Sen. Brandon Smith and Rep. Bobby McCool are Johnson County's legislative delegation in Frankfort, and after a productive session of the General Assembly, ...



This Kentucky school district has to refund as much as $1 million to taxpayers  Lexington Herald Leader

Johnson County's high school was built in 1968, and the district hasn't built a new school in nearly 20 years. District officials had hoped to use a nickel tax ...



JCHS HOSA team takes state title | News  The Paintsville Herald

By Aaron K. Nelson. Editor. On Saturday, Johnson Central High School's HOSA Future Health Professionals team, “Team Truth,” took their campaign of ...



Obituaries 1-23-2019 | Obituaries  The Paintsville Herald

Maudie Burton. 1930-2019. Maudie Lemaster Burton, 88, of Lexington, formerly of Paintsville, passed away peacefully Monday, Jan. 21, surrounded by her ...



Phelps Hornets' historic season comes to a close  Williamson Daily News

PAINTSVILLE, Ky. - The Phelps Hornets baseball team put together one of the most historic seasons in school history in 2018, as they picked up the most wins in ...



Friends remember Johnson County teen who drowned in Paintsville Lake  WKYT

Friends and family members are remembering a Johnson County teenager who died last week.



Awaken rocks JCHS for 10th year | Arts & Entertainment  The Paintsville Herald

Johnson Central High School hosted the tenth annual Awaken concert and conference Friday evening, which saw the return of Grammy-winning recording artist ...



See Chris Stapleton’s Whirlwind Trip Back to High School  RollingStone.com

If Chris Stapleton wasn't already a hero in his Paintsville, Kentucky hometown, he certainly is now. Last week, the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter returned to ...



Obituaries 1-19-2019 | Obituaries  The Paintsville Herald

John Adams Jr. 1943-2019. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Jan. 16, 11 a.m. at the Phelps & Son Funeral Home Chapel for John W. Adams Jr., 75, ...



Why is Joe Arpaio, the former Arizona sheriff pardoned by Trump, in Eastern Kentucky?  Lexington Herald-Leader

Joe Arpaio, the former Arizona sheriff pardoned by President Donald Trump, visited Johnson County this week to raise money for a sheriff candidate, and to ...



Johnson County teams, individuals return home international champions  The Paintsville Herald

Schools from around Johnson County were represented at the Future Problem Solving Program International Competition in La Crosse, Wisconsin, last ...



Police investigating fatal crash in Johnson County  WYMT News

Deputies said 22-year-old Rocky Akers fell asleep behind the wheel and drove off a 60-foot embankment on Shop Road in the Flatgap community.



Goes Homes and Gives Back to Paintsville  CMT.com

On Friday night (March 31), you can go home with Chris Stapleton, and be part of his plan to surprise his high school in Paintsville, Kentucky. During the CMT ...



Pikeville returning to state's biggest stage | EKB-TV | | Pikeville, KY  ekbtv.com

PAINTSVILLE – Pikeville rallied from a two-run deficit in the middle innings to secure a berth in this week's girls' state softball tournament with a co...



Playing for the Blair up there: Johnson Central twins Mason, Jarrett keep sister in hearts, minds (with VIDEO)  The Independent

That's what big sister Jenna wanted to know on Aug. 4, 2015, as twins Jarrett and Mason readied for their first day of junior year at Johnson Central High School.



Deaths in Central Florida: 3/17  Orlando Sentinel

See recent obituaries from around Central Florida published in the Orlando Sentinel.



Only the memories remain: A flashback to minor league baseball’s heyday in Eastern Kentucky  Lexington Herald Leader

Eastern Kentucky was briefly a hotbed of professional baseball in the 1980s, but minor league teams in Paintsville and Pikeville were unable to survive long in ...



Brandi Kiser promoted to branch manager, assistant VP at Community Trust Bank – Lane Report | Kentucky Business & Economic News  The Lane Report

PIKEVILLE, Ky. (May 4, 2018) — Brandi Kiser has been promoted to branch manager, assistant vice president, Mark A. Gooch, president and CEO of Community ...



UPDATE: Former teacher sentenced for sexually exploiting student  WSAZ-TV

Robert Cantrell was sentenced to 14 years in federal prison for illegally enticing a minor to engage in sexual activity.



Georgetown Tigers announce 2019 rookie class  Victory Sports Network

Georgetown College football announces its 2019 freshmen class after signing day on Wednesday. The Tigers were 7-3 this past season and graduated 19...



Craft Academy holds second graduation ceremony  Morehead State University News

Morehead State University's Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics held its second graduation Saturday, May 12, at Button Auditorium.



Campbell County basketball has send-off to Sweet 16  Cincinnati.com

ALEXANDRIA – Campbell County High School's basketball received a raucous send-off as their buses stopped for hundreds of rooting middle school students ...



Coal Academy awards 112 scholarships to high school and area technology center graduates  Lexington Herald Leader

The Kentucky Coal Academy has awarded 112 scholarships, $1,000 each, to local high school and area technology center students who participated in, and ...



Editorial: Eagle Enrichment is a dream come true  The Paintsville Herald

If you remember middle school and high school, you probably have one of two opinions about it: Either it was some of the best years of your life, or some.



Fourth of July storm topples a church steeple and damages buildings in Paintsville  Lexington Herald-Leader

Stiff gusts of wind ripped through the Eastern Kentucky town of Paintsville Wednesday, taking down a church steeple, uprooting trees and leaving hundreds ...



2 dead, 6 missing in Johnson County after flash flooding  Lexington Herald Leader

FLATGAP — Two people were confirmed dead and six others were missing Tuesday following flash flooding in Johnson County on Monday that destroyed ...



Greenup special needs students visit Prom-N-Aide  The Independent

ASHLAND Prom-N-Aide excitement continued on Tuesday as special needs students from Greenup County High School made a trip to The Dressing Room in ...



Sophomores Shine Through Class of Kentucky Program  UKNow

LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 12, 2012) — The 2011-12 academic year has been a banner year at the University of Kentucky with record enrollment, the dedication of ...



Persevering through 'unreal' tragedy with love from a small town  The Independent

Josh Hall looked into the eyes of his middle-school sweetheart and said, “I do.” Two weeks later, he spoke in front of the same teary-eyed wedding guests at his ...



Marshall Football Announces 2018 Recruiting Class  HerdZone.com

Feb. 7, 2018 Signing Day Central HUNTINGTON, W.Va. - Marshall coach Doc Holliday has announced the Thundering Herd's 2018 football recruiting class.



UPDATE: Johnson County Woman Arraigned in Fatal Crash; Family Protests  WSAZ-TV

UPDATE 10/4/13 @ 12 p.m.. PAINTSVILLE, Ky. (WSAZ) -- More than a dozen protestors holding signs gathered on the steps of the Johnson County Courthouse ...



W.Va. Dream team rolling into nationals | Sports  Williamson Daily News

The West Virginia Dream team has a dream.And that is to bring home an AAU National Championship.They will get their chance this weekend as the ...



Speak Your Piece: Diane Sawyer in Eastern Kentucky  Daily Yonder

When does journalism cross the line? And did Diane Sawyer cross the line in her report on Appalachia Friday night? Share This: I would hate to think I am ...



Fire claims longstanding bowling alley, neighboring businesses | Gallery  The Independent

PAINTSVILLE — There's no shortage of speculation about what started the Labor Day fire that claimed several longstanding businesses along Paintsville's ...



Sundy Best, Tyler Childers teaming up to help flood victims back home  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Two Eastern Kentucky native country music acts - Sundy Best and Tyler Childers - are teaming up to raise money during a special concert to benefit the Johnson ...



NLHS student wins 5th District Congressional Art award  The Sentinel-Echo

Lyjesta Buker tenderly stroked the frame of her prize-winning artwork, somewhat reluctant to turn it over to a representative from U.S. Congressman Hal Rogers' ...



Former hoops star enjoys the outdoors in Sedona  Sedona Red Rock News

Sedona resident Karen Pelphrey fondly reminisces on how growing up in Paintsville, Ky., she was one of many die-hard fans of University of Kentucky Wildcats ...



Debby and Jim Matney share passion for each other and sports  The Independent

PAINTSVILLE Football, family and Thanksgiving have been part of Debby Matney's life as long as she can remember.



Showing at the Sipp: Paintsville hosts movies again in 'historic' theater  The Independent

PAINTSVILLE An 85-year-old movie theater dripping with nostalgia was revived by an eastern Kentucky city determined to invigorate a once-hopping downtown.



Everyday Heroes: Marlana VanHoose's inspiring voice trumps physical limitations - KyForward.com  KyForward.com

By Steve Flairty KyForward columnist. Marlana VanHoose, at her young age, has performed before literally thousands via live or Internet audiences. Amazingly ...



After suffering several losses, Eastern Ky. singer-songwriter making musical strides  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Sean Whiting, a burly, bearded veteran Southern rocker, who for years has worked playing in cover bands along the Country Music Highway, has struck out on ...



Country singer Chris Stapleton to perform hometown concert  Chattanooga Times Free Press

PAINTSVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Grammy-winning country singer Chris Stapleton is returning to his hometown in eastern Kentucky to play a free concert for students and ...



Chris Stapleton Announces Free Hometown Concert  The Boot

Chris Stapleton is planning a free concert in his hometown.



Chris Stapleton Appears On 'CBS Sunday Morning'  JamBase

Watch a feature on country singer Chris Stapleton on today's episode of 'CBS Sunday Morning.'



OBITUARIES MAR. 26 – APR. 2, 2017  Berea Online

Donald Surdin Mills, 73, of Berea, died Saturday, April 1, 2017 at U.K. Medical Center in Lexington. He was a Bald Rock, KY (Laurel County) native born May 22, ...



Rigot named assist. coach | Marshall Sports  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON -- It didn't take Scott Rigot long to make an impact on Marshall University men's basketball.



Country star to play for Paris | News  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

PARIS — Country music star Brett Eldredge will return to his hometown of Paris on Tuesday evening to give a free concert in his old high school gymnasium.



Obituaries 4-13-2016  Appalachian News-Express

“Chief” Blair. Lester “Chief” Blair, 77, of Elswick Branch, Jonancy, died Monday, April 11, 2016, at Parkview Nursing and Rehab Center. Funeral services were ...



Nashville Notes: Chris Stapleton Already An ACM Winner, Johnny Cash Songs Added To National Registry  Billboard

Chris Stapleton could win up to seven trophies at the April 3 Academy of Country Music Awards and songs by Merle Haggard and Johnny Cash are being added ...



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