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  • Shane Hall, Johnson Cent. 6-8 Sr. 17.4 ppg.The Courier-Journal2 in state history behind Paintsville's J.R. VanHoose (541), according to KHSAA records. Off the floor: Hall, who is a fraternal triplet, is a "homebody," ... Tennessee, UAB and Northern Kentucky were other offers. Quotable: "He's been pretty much the ...and more »

  • Paula Arnett selected for Leadership KentuckyInsurance News Net (press release)The class will travel beginning next month until November for visits to Jabez , Fort Campbell , Louisville , Bowling Green , Frankfort , Covington , Paintsville , Eddyville , and Covington . Arnett is the regional site administrator for the College of ...and more »

  • Furniture TodayBig Sandy opens new store in Lancaster, OhioFurniture Todayits first new location since opening a store in Paintsville, Ky., in 2009 and the first new-construction store for the retailer in more than 10 years, said Big Sandy CEO Robbie VanHoose. The retailer invested nearly $6 million in the venture. And while ...

  • Eastern Kentucky track starts race season with safety concernWKYTHowever, the company that used to provide service, Questcare, went out of business leaving the City of Paintsville to cover the entire county. Mayor Bob Porter says while they would love to help the track it is just not feasible. Porter explains, "For ...

  • Johnson County animal rescue groups working to construct animal shelterWKYTJOHNSON COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) "Whiskers or Wags" and the Johnson County Animal Rescue group work together year-round to care for homeless animals in the county. Johnson County Judge Tucker Daniels signed a proclamation Wednesday, recognizing the 6th ...

  • Proposed plan a touchdown for Ashland, CentralThe IndependentThe landscape of Kentucky high school football will open up substantially for several area teams in 2015, based on the Kentucky High School Athletic Association draft realignment released on Tuesday. The alignment, which will be in effect for the 2015 ...

  • James R. Carroll: LBJ and the Civil Rights Act of 1964The Courier-JournalPresident Lyndon Johnson shakes hands with a man in the crowd as he arrives in Paintsville, Ky. as part of his war on poverty tour of eastern Kentucky. On left is Senator John Sherman Cooper. also in the car are Kentucky Governor Edward T. Breathitt ...and more »

  • JR VanHoose writes 'Paintsville Tigers Basketball: A History'Williamson Daily NewsYou can order the book via check or money order, payable to VanHoose Historical Research, LLC, 241 4th Street, Paintsville, KY 41240 and you can contract him on Facebook. The price is $25.00, with $1.50 and shipping $4.99 (If you will be available for ...and more »

  • Paintsville business owner restrains robber in her storeWKYTPAINTSVILLE, Ky. (WKYT) - An Eastern Kentucky businesswoman says she wasn't going to let a robbery suspect get away without a fight. Anita Watts, owner of children's consignment shop "Mudpyz n' Butterflyz" in Paintsville, says she was in the store's ...and more »

  • Kentucky musician making a name for himself in entertainment worldThe Harlan Daily EnterpriseBy Rachel Dove. rbaldwin@civitasmedia.com. PAINTSVILLE, Ky. - Tyler Childers, who hails from Johnson County, Ky., may be only 23 years old, but the words of his songs suggest a soul that is much older and wiser in years than he. Childers, like many ...

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