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Breaking News: Salyersville Water Works – Sewer Leak on US 460 West

Salyersville, KY – Attention, Magoffin County Water District customers using the Salyersville Water Works sewer system (city sewer). Contractors are currently on-site addressing a sewer leak on US 460 West, utilizing several vacuum trucks to transfer raw sewage from the leak area to the sewer plant. Importantly, we want to assure everyone that raw sewage […]

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Insightful Appalachian Culture Podcast: Experience the Rich Stories of ‘We the People of Eastern Kentucky

Nestled in the heart of Appalachia, Eastern Kentucky is a region rich with stories of tradition, resilience, and transformation. The “We the People of Eastern Kentucky” podcast serves as a window into this unique area, offering an insightful Appalachian culture podcast experience that brings to light the diverse voices and experiences defining this distinctive part

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Omens of Destiny

Local Fantasy RPG Table Top Game – Omens of Destiny

Embark on an enthralling journey through the mystical Ellabrian Realm with “Omens of Destiny,” a captivating board game experience that blends strategy and chance into a seamless adventure. As the clock ticks with only 10 days left, let’s dive into why this game is a must-have for anyone who loves immersive storytelling and thrilling gameplay.

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The Magoffin County Boys Finally Did it, They Won the 15th Region

The Magoffin County Boys basketball team finally does it. They Won the 15th region championship. Throughout the history of Magoffin County Boys Basketball we’ve had quite a few great teams, so its always a shock whenever you talk about Magoffin County Basketball history and you wonder how in the world didn’t that team go to

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Score Big with the JCHS Lady Eagles Soccer Team: 2024 Egg My Yard Fundraiser!

The thrill of the game extends beyond the soccer field for the JCHS Lady Eagles Soccer Team as they kick off an exciting fundraising event – the 2024 Egg My Yard initiative. This creative and egg-citing endeavor not only promises a joyous Easter celebration but also aims to support the team in their athletic pursuits.

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Ambulance Crash

Tragic Ambulance Crash Shuts Down Mountain Parkway

In a devastating turn of events, the westbound lanes of the Mountain Parkway near mile marker 11 have been closed following a single-vehicle crash involving a Lifeguard Ambulance. This heartbreaking incident unfolded as the ambulance collided with the guardrail, ultimately overturning off the roadway. Road Closure and Investigation Winchester Police took swift action, announcing the

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The Heartbreaking Tale of Mamaw’s House: A Plea for Support Against Eminent Domain

In the quiet hills of Salyersville, Kentucky, stands a house that holds not just memories but an entire legacy. This is the story of Mamaw’s house, a cherished abode that has witnessed decades of joy and sorrow. However, the looming threat of the Mountain Parkway Expansion and Eminent Domain now casts a shadow over this

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Principal Arrested: Alleged Strangulation Sparks Legal Battle

Incident Description A Principal Arrested from Magoffin County’s North Magoffin Elementary faces allegations of strangling his wife. Deputies Neil and Donavon Watson apprehended James Keith Isaac, after reports that he allegedly strangled his wife at their Salyersville residence on Monday.  Arrest Citation Details According to details from an arrest citation obtained by Appalachia Insider, the

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HWMS Hornets Soar to Victory Against Johnson County Middle School Eagles

In an exhilarating showdown, the Hornet Warriors of Herald Whitaker Middle School emerged triumphant against the Johnson County Middle School Eagles with a final score of 58-47. While specific game statistics were not provided, the energy and passion displayed on the court spoke volumes about the dedication of these young athletes in Magoffin County. The

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Left-Hand Fork Clash: Stabbing Incident Unfolds in Magoffin County”

Distress Call Sparks Altercation: Overview of the Incident On February 1st, 2024, Deputy Tyler Lafferty from the Magoffin County Sheriff’s Office responded to a distress call reporting an altercation with weapons involved at the Left Hand Fork of Johnson Rd. Witness Perspectives: Accounts of the Altercation Upon arrival, Deputy Lafferty made contact with Mr. Terrick

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Hoops Hysteria: Eagles and Hornets Clash in Epic Mountain Basketball 2024 Showdown!

Last night, the hardwood in Salyersville, Kentucky witnessed an intense basketball battle as the Johnson Central Eagles faced off against the Magoffin County High School and Middle School HWMS Hornets on January 9, 2024. The match-ups were nothing short of thrilling, with both JV and Varsity games keeping fans on the edge of their seats.

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Johnson Central Lady Eagles Soar to Historic 13-1 Start in 2023-2024 Basketball Season

The Johnson Central Lady Eagles have embarked on an extraordinary journey this season, achieving a remarkable 13-1 record that stands as the best start in the school’s history. Beyond the visible triumphs on the court, the untold hours of dedication and hard work by the players and coaching staff have paved the way for this

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