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  1. Attorney General Conway warns against storm-related price gouging and scamsRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 31 | Columbia Magazine

    ... Kentucky. Additionally, at least one death is blamed on the flooding and several people are still missing in Johnson County. "My thoughts and prayers are with the families who lost loved ones or are currently searching for missing family members as ...

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  2. BSCTC holds FAFSA workshops at Johnson Central, South Floyd high schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | Floyd County Times

    ... opportunity to transfer with ease to the college or university of your choice." Tom Salyer, superintendent of Johnson County Schools, said the partnership between his district and BSCTC is one that truly benefits students. "I want to thank the ...

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    Wednesday Jan 13 | The Big Sandy News

    ... Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Pennies for Patients/Pasta for Pennies program in September 2015 and raised $1,219. JOHNSON COUNTY RESIDENTS who staged protests in December at the Johnson County School District central office over not allowing the mention ...

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    Jan 6, 2016 | The Big Sandy News

    ... to statewide posts last November were sworn in to office Monday in ceremonies in Frankfort. PAINTSVILLE - A Johnson County constable indicted last month on tampering and second-degree official misconduct charges pleaded not guilty Monday in Johnson ...

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  5. Kansas man sentenced to life for child sexual abuseRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2016 | KHGI

    A 31-year-old Johnson County man will serve at least 40 years in prison for sexually molesting an 8-year-old girl. Robert Donovan Burton was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison with no chance of parole for 40 years for abusing the girl at an Olathe home in late 2012 and early 2013.

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  6. Grief, Charlie Brown! Secular Fundamentalism Takes on Linus at ChristmasRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2015 | Floyd County Times

    You may have heard about the Kentucky school district that ordered its administrators to scrub any religious references from its various Christmas productions. Most infamously, an elementary school in the Johnson County School District removed the lines from "A Charlie Brown Christmas" where Linus recites the Gospel of Luke's account of the Nativity of Jesus Christ.

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  7. Good grief, Charlie BrownRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2015 | News Democrat

    You may have heard about the Kentucky school district that ordered its administrators to scrub any religious references from its various Christmas productions. Most infamously, an elementary school in the Johnson County School District removed the lines from "A Charlie Brown Christmas" where Linus recites the Gospel of Luke's account of the Nativity of Jesus Christ.

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    Dec 22, 2015 | The Big Sandy News

    ... involvement within its operational areas, according to a press release from the company. PAINTSVILLE - The Johnson County Public Library, in partnership with the Kentucky Humanities Council, will host 2015-2016 Kentucky Poet Laureate George Ella ...

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  9. Good Grief, Charlie Brown! Secular Fundamentalism Goes After Linus at ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | AmmoLand

    You may have heard about the Kentucky school district that ordered its administrators to scrub any religious references from its various Christmas productions. Most infamously, an elementary school in the Johnson County School District removed the lines from "A Charlie Brown Christmas" where Linus recites the Gospel of Luke's account of the Nativity of Jesus Christ.

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  10. Liberal Tina Fey gives conservatives some good adviceRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2015 | Washington Times

    ... And that casting call must stretch far outside of Hollywood to places like W.R. Castle Elementary School in Johnson County, Kentucky, where some pugnacious parents recently declared their intention not to be bullied into cultural submission. Allow ...

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  11. Randall Lee Carroll charged with stealing city gas and putting it in his private vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | KCTV5

    Johnson County District Attorney:Steve Howe said Randall Lee Carroll is accused of stealing fuel designated for city use and putting it in his own vehicle. Carroll's bond is set at $2,500.

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  12. Parents at Kentucky school pushback against political correctnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | American Thinker

    The Johnson County, Kentucky school district sent a notice to all schools a few weeks ago, telling them that all religious references must be removed from Christmas programs. No singing of religiously themed carols.

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  13. Video: Audience Recites Bible Passage Cut From School's a Charlie Brown ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... with its protection of artistic expression last week, when students from W.R. Castle Elementary School in Johnson County, Kentucky were forbidden from using Linus' speech in their production of A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS, resulting in an instance of ...

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  14. Parents recite deleted Bible passage during a A Charlie Brown Christmasa playRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | Washington Times

    Audience members at a Kentucky elementary school production of "A Charlie Brown Christmas" recited the monologue spoken by "Peanuts" character Linus after the biblical passage was censored from the play. Johnson County Schools Superintendent Thomas Salyer sent a memo earlier this month directing schools to make sure they avoided endorsing any particular religion in their holiday performances this year.

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  15. Bible passages cut from a A Charlie Brown Christmasa at Kentucky schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | Sunherald.com

    When students perform the play A Charlie Brown Christmas at W.R. Castle Elementary School in Johnson County on Thursday, the scene in which the character Linus quotes from the Bible is set to be deleted. Johnson County Schools Superintendent Thomas Salyer told the Herald-Leader on Tuesday that Christmas programs across the district were being reviewed for possible modifications of religious references.

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  16. Audience members recite Bible passage censored from elementary school playRead the full articleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | Glenn Beck

    Despite elementary school officials' attempt to censor a Bible passage from a school play, one community is took a stand for religious freedom and refused to let political correctness dictate the performance. On radio Thursday, Glenn shared the back story of how the school district censored an elementary school presentation of a "Charlie Brown Christmas" in Johnson County, Kentucky.

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  17. Sentence delayed in Roeland Park feral cat case; animal control has...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | Prairie Village Post

    Steven Lewis went to Roeland Park city court again this morning and left without being fined for presumably being the owner of feral cats that have taken up residence on his property. Municipal Judge Karen Torline decided to delay sentencing since Lewis told her in court this morning that Northeast Johnson County Animal Control had agreed to guarantee that the cats will not be euthanized and will pay the fees if they are turned over to Pets Unleashed to find a new home.

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  18. Linus vs. SantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | Joannejacobs.com

    In Johnson County, Kentucky, Linus won't recite from the Gospel of Luke in the elementary school's production of A Charlie Brown Christmas. Students will not sing Silent Night.

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  19. The Force Awakens In Central KentuckyRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    After students at W.R. Castle Elementary School in Johnson County were told they could not act out certain parts of "A Charlie Brown Christmas," due to religious content, some parents decided they were going to step in and recite the missing lines. The decision to remove the content was announced earlier this week by the superintendent of Johnson County Schools.

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  20. Police Investigating 2 Shooting Incidents In LouisvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... scene looking for the car and the person reported injured. After students at W.R. Castle Elementary School in Johnson County were told they could not act out certain parts of "A Charlie Brown Christmas," due to religious content, some parents ...

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