Johnson County Newswire

Johnson County Newswire

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  1. Lichtenegger delays plea on latest charges; offer made by district attorney's officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Prairie Village Post

    Kessler Lichtenegger, the former SM East student charged as an adult earlier this year with six counts, including rape or intercourse with no consent, delayed entering a plea Friday morning in Johnson County District Court. Prosecutors indicated they have offered a plea agreement to Lichtenegger after going through a mediation session.

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    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Big Sandy News

    ... students pursuing higher education in Floyd, Johnson, Magoffin, Martin, and Pike counties. PAINTSVILLE - The Johnson County Public Library, along with the Kentucky Humanities Council, will present Jacqueline Hamilton as Alice Lloyd in "Stay On, ...

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  3. BSCTC president addresses Paintsville Rotary ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Floyd County Times

    Big Sandy Community and Technical College President Dr. Devin Stephenson, center, speaks to Cindy Legg, left, district governor of Rotary in eastern Kentucky, and Fran Jarrell, executive director of the Paintsville/Johnson County Chamber of Commerce after speaking to the Paintsville Rotary club on Tuesday, August 18 at the Ramada Conference Center. Big Sandy Community and Technical College President Dr. Devin Stephenson, center, speaks to Cindy Legg, left, district governor of Rotary in eastern Kentucky, and Fran Jarrell, executive director of the Paintsville/Johnson County Chamber of Commerce after speaking to the Paintsville Rotary club on Tuesday, August 18 at the Ramada Conference Center.

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  4. Johnson County artist Angelia Doderer to be featured in McCall Art GalleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Floyd County Times

    Big Sandy Community and Technical College will host an art exhibit by Johnson County native Angelia Doderer. The exhibit will be in the Dr. Michael B. and Carolyn S. McCall Art Gallery until Thursday, September 24. "I live in a little log cabin in the hills of Johnson County," said Doderer, an art teacher at Our Lady of the Mountains School in Paintsville. 2 comments

  5. Prestonsburg-area seniors receive information at Scam JamRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Floyd County Times

    ... future. "It was very refreshing to hear experts in their fields speak and offer everyday advice," wrote one Johnson County participant. "It's good to have information to review later, refer back to and have contact information and numbers." "I ...

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    Wednesday Aug 19 | The Big Sandy News

    A Lawrence County man, Aaron Uhlmann, charged in the kidnapping and beating death of his wife was sentenced Friday by Lawrence Circuit Court Judge John David Preston to 25 years in prison. PAINTSVILLE - Exactly one month after the flooding disaster in Johnson County occurred, President Barack Obama signed a Kentucky disaster declaration Thursday, ordering federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by flash flooding during the period of July 11-20.

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  7. Disaster Recovery Center opens in Johnson CountyRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Floyd County Times

    A Commonwealth/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center is now open in Johnson County to assist homeowners, renters and business owners in Carter, Johnson, Rowan, and Trimble counties who sustained damage as a result of the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding in July. The Disaster Recovery Center will be open Monday-Saturday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. until further notice and is located at: Midway College School of Pharmacy , 120 Teays Branch Road Specialists from the Commonwealth of Kentucky, FEMA, the U.S. Small Business Administration , nongovernmental organizations and the local community are on hand to answer questions and provide information on the types of assistance available to survivors.

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  8. Three New Titles on Rural Rhythm's Heritage Collection SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Cybergrass

    ... earned the nickname "Hylo" because of his considerable vocal range that became his trademark. Born in 1922 in Johnson County, KY, which also became the birthplace of Loretta Lynn, Brown had thoroughly absorbed the music indigenous to his Appalachian ...

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  9. Thieves Target Non-Profit Helping Johnson Co. Flood VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Authorities in Johnson County say they hope video surveillance will help catch two thieves who stole from an aid agency helping flood victims. Sunday night, the duo targeted a building belonging to the Christian Appalachian Project and stole saws, tools and other supplies from the parking lot.

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  10. Obama Declares Disaster in KYRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | WKJK-AM Louisville

    ... ey is also available to local governments in nearly three dozen counties to help with storm recovery efforts. Johnson County was hardest-hit by the floods. Four people were killed and more than 60 homes destroyed in the eastern Kentucky county.

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  11. Job Corps students lend a hand to flood families, veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Floyd County Times

    ... is in need of repair. However this year another far more pressing service was needed in the Flat Gap area of Johnson County. On July 13, the community was devastated by flash flooding that moved entire houses off their foundations, left hundreds of ...

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  12. KSP investigates fatal crash in Johnson CountyRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 6 | Floyd County Times

    The Kentucky State Police Post 9 in Pikeville is investigating a fatal collision that occurred just before noon in Johnson County on Tuesday. The initial investigation indicates that Jenna Hall, 21, of Paintsville, was operating a 2012 Chevrolet Malibu on the roadway of KY Route 40 in Paintsville.

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  13. KSP Investigates Fatal Collision in Johnson CountyRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Kentucky State Police

    The Kentucky State Police, Pikeville Post is investigating a fatal collision that occurred just before noon in Johnson County on Tuesday, August 04, 2015. The initial investigation indicates that Jenna Hall, 21 years old of Paintsville, KY, was operating a 2012 Chevrolet Malibu on the roadway of KY route 40 in the Paintsville community.

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  14. Accused Coral Ridge Mall gunman appears in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Alexander Kozak, the man accused of shooting and killing 20-year-old Andrea Farrington at Coral Ridge Mall in June, appeared in court this morning. In court, Kozak's attorney, Peter Persaud said they will be filing a motion to move the trial out of Johnson County.

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  15. Kids in court need advocatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 2 | Daily Journal

    ... their own advocate representing their interests in the court. But the county program in charge of that, the Johnson County Court-Appointed Special Advocates program, simply doesn't have enough volunteers to make that happen, director Tammi Hickman ...

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  16. Lexington Salon Sending Donations To Johnson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Summit Salon Academy in Lexington wrapped up their school supply drive Saturday for students affected by flooding in Johnson County. Students at the salon on New Circle Road started collecting donations of new and unopened school supplies Tuesday.

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  17. Conway advises Kentucky storm victims to be wary of potential repair scamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | WKYT

    Attorney General Jack Conway is urging those affected by recent storms and flooding to be wary of those offering services for repair work. Conway issued a statement today saying concerns of potential con-artists soliciting door-to-door services are being reported out of the Johnson County area.

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    Jul 28, 2015 | The Big Sandy News

    The Lawrence County Humane Society Animal Shelter is in a "serious crisis" and could close unless financial assistance is found, according to local Humane Society officials. PAINTSVILLE - Johnson County residents affected by flash floods July 13 that claimed four lives continue to rebuild two weeks after the devastating disaster.

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  19. Lexington Salon Academy To Collect School Supplies In Johnson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Summit Salon Academy will be hosting a school supplies drive for Johnson County students impacted by the flooding two weeks ago. From July 28 until Saturday August 1, The Salon Academy will be accepting donations of new unused and unopened school supplies.

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  20. Life-changing devastationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... for your workday commute or fun puddles for children to play in. Last week, rain took on a new meaning for Johnson County. Rain meant life-changing devastation. The horrific flash flooding in eastern Kentucky, specifically in the Flat Gap community ...

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