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  • WKYTOne person airlifted following Johnson Co. crashWKYTPAINTSVILLE, Ky. (WYMT/WLKY) - One person was airlifted to the hospital after being seriously injured in a crash Friday night. It happened around 8:45 p.m. on U.S. 23, near Wiley Branch Road in Johnson County. The sheriff's office has not released many ...

  • AL.comJohn Pelphrey recalls path to Alabama job, funny stories when Wimp Sanderson recruited himAL.comSanderson visited his Paintsville, Ky., house twice. "He had his briefcase. I was very, very curious about what he had in the briefcase. He had a manila folder with some scholarship papers in there and about 35 pieces of 2-cent bubble gum." -- On his ...John Pelphrey didn't miss coaching, but happy to be at AlabamaLexington Herald Leader (blog)all 2 news articles »

  • West Kentucky StarIs your local Sears or Kmart store closing?CBS NewsKmart - 344 North Mayo Trail, Paintsville, KY. Kmart - 2985 Cottingham Expwy, Pineville, LA. Kmart - 10 Main Street, Tewksbury, MA. Kmart - 8171 W Houghton Lake Dr, Houghton Lake, MI. Super K* - 21111 Van Born Rd, Taylor, MI (closing in mid-September).Paducah Stores Not On Sears/KmartWest Kentucky StarSears Releases List of Kmart and Sears Stores ClosingWDJTall 323 news articles »

  • Former MU star Pelphrey to be inductedHuntington Herald DispatchA native of Paintsville, Ky., and all-stater at Johnson Central High School, Pelphrey was a three-time All-Southern Conference first-team selection and the 1986 player of the year. She garnered second-team All-America honors as a sophomore and junior ...and more »

  • Lexington Herald LeaderUK surplus athletic gear sale draws thousandsLexington Herald LeaderThe checkout line probably lasted longer than the actual University of Kentucky athletics surplus sale. By 10 a.m., the line of those waiting to pay stretched through the Nutter Field House turf — twice. It was chock-full of people with garbage bags ...and more »

  • The IndependentSchool mourns loss of Johnson County teen who drowned in lakeWSAZ-TV15-year-old Luke Caudill drowned in Paintsville Lake early Friday morning. Sheriff Dwayne Price says Caudill was a freshman at Johnson Central High School, where he was a quarterback on the football team. He is from Pickle Fork, Kentucky, in the Happy ...Teenager drowns at Paintsville LakeThe IndependentTeenager's body found in Johnson County lakeWKYTEastern Kentucky teen dies after falling into lakeWTVQWilliamson Daily Newsall 11 news articles »

  • Bowling Green Daily NewsWKU signees Creech, Frank, Price named Kentucky All-StarsBowling Green Daily NewsJenkins guard Whitney Creech and her mother hug after she scored 71 pounts against Paintsville in overtime to become the all-time scorer in Kentucky at 4, 957 Tuesday February 2, 2016 in Paintsville, Ky. Creech started the game 63 points shy of ...and more »

  • CBS News​Chris Stapleton: A blazing starCBS NewsIn Paintsville, Kentucky, a local-boy-made-good had a homecoming recently good enough to sing about. "I'm so happy to meet you," said one fan. "Love to hear you sing!" said another. Country singer Chris Stapleton's breakout year has given Paintsville ...Chris Stapleton Brings Hometown the Gift of MusicCountry WeeklyRam Truck Expands Partnership With Two-time Grammy Winner Chris StapletonPR Newswire (press release)all 11 news articles »

  • WSAZ-TVChris Stapleton holding free concert for students ThursdayWSAZ-TVPAINTSVILLE, Ky. (WSAZ) -- Johnson County native and rising country star Chris Stapleton has scheduled a second free concert for Thursday. This one is for the kids. Earlier this month, Stapleton announced a free concert in Paintsville. Wednesday, he ...and more »

  • WSAZ-TVDisplaced Tenants and Business Owners Dealing with Aftermath of Massive Paintsville FireWSAZ-TVPAINTSVILLE, Ky. (WSAZ) -- Displaced residents and business owners are dealing with the aftermath of Monday night's massive fire, and firefighters spent much of Tuesday putting out hot spots.Large Fire Destroys Businesses, Apartments In Paintsville, Ky.WCHS-TV8Fire destroys multiple buildings in PaintsvilleWKYTall 26 news articles »

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