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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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Join Our Gaming Night Extravaganza at Magoffin County Library

Are you ready to embark on a thrilling journey filled with magic, board games, and camaraderie? Look no further! Our gaming community is hosting an epic game night at Magoffin County Library, and you’re invited to join the fun. Event Details: Games Galore: Whether you’re a seasoned Magic: The Gathering strategist, a board game enthusiast,

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$1,000,000 Murder Mystery: Breathitt County Resident Charged Amidst Chilling Discoveries

Breathitt County resident Fairley Napier faces formal charges of murder and tampering with physical evidence in connection to an ongoing investigation involving a missing woman. Presently, Napier is incarcerated at the Kentucky River Regional Jail, with a substantial $1,000,000 Bond. Initial Identification and Arrest The narrative began to unfold when Breathitt County Sheriff John Hollan

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Rick Whitley: A Guiding Light in the Shadows, The Lighthouse for Magoffin’s Hope

“In an ordinary grocery run, Rick Whitley’s life took an extraordinary turn. Facing dire circumstances, he responded with compassion, sparking a commitment to address homelessness. This journey led to the establishment of the Lighthouse Homeless Shelter, a beacon of hope in Magoffin County.”

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Final Whistle Symphony: Coach Robert Bailey’s Farewell to Magoffin County Middle School Football (HWMS)

In the halls of Magoffin County Middle School (HWMS), a gridiron legend bids a fond farewell. Coach Robert Bailey, whose coaching tenure spans an impressive nine seasons, reflects on a journey marked by triumphs, challenges, and a deep sense of camaraderie. Has decided to resign from his coaching position at Herald Whitaker Middle School. Reflection

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Magoffin County Hornets Soar to Victory: Whitaker Receives 1,000 Point Award!

In a thrilling game that unfolded last night, the Magoffin County Hornets secured a memorable victory against the Letcher County Cougars, marking a pivotal moment in the 2023 basketball season. Senior Brady Whitaker, a standout player for the Hornets, was honored with the prestigious 1,000 point award by Magoffin County High School, adding an extra

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Kentucky Basketball is back in 2023! – AND MORE

Folks its time to get excited, I know Kentucky Fans we’ve been burnt so much now, but Kentucky Basketball is back! In this article we will cover what seems to be the official comeback of the Kentucky Basketball program, what in the world is going on with Kentucky Football, and local Magoffin County Sports specifically

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Exciting Magoffin County Basketball Alumni Game Set for November 18, 2023

The Magoffin County boys’ basketball program is gearing up for a thrilling event as they prepare to host an alumni game on Saturday, November 18, at noon. Alumni Reunion on the Court This special occasion extends a warm invitation to all Magoffin County boys’ basketball alumni, encouraging them to join in the festivities. For those

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Honoring Heroes: Magoffin County Veterans Day Celebration 2023

On the 11th of November, 2023, a poignant event unfolded at the heart of Magoffin County. The Magoffin County Veterans Day Celebration that resonated with gratitude and remembrance. The Magoffin County Veterans Memorial in Ramey Memorial Park became the focal point for a community gathering that paid tribute to the brave men and women who

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Emergency Burning Ban Executive Order Issued by Magoffin County Judge/Executive

In response to the imminent threat posed by current and predicted weather conditions, Magoffin County has issued an Emergency Burning Ban Executive Order. The order, signed by Magoffin County Judge/Executive Matthew C. Wireman, aims to safeguard the well-being, property, and welfare of the county’s residents. Reasoning Behind the Ban The executive order outlines the extraordinary

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Magoffin County Sports: Transitioning from Football Season to Basketball Season 2023

As Magoffin County’s football season comes to a close with a challenging loss to Bell County in the state playoff game with a score of 27-62, fans are now shifting their focus to the promising basketball season. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the recent developments in Magoffin County Sports and the

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Kajun Williams: A Local Weightlifter from Magoffin County Breaking Records in Powerlifting

In the heart of the Bluegrass State, a young talented power-lifter has emerged from Magoffin County to not only make his hometown proud but also to set new records and standards in the world of powerlifting. Kajun Williams, has recently achieved remarkable feats that deserve both local and state recognition. This article aims to shine

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Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear’s Energizing Visit to Salyersville, Magoffin County: A Rally for the 2023 Governors Race

In a dynamic and unexpected turn of events on October 30th, 2023, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear made a significant impact during his visit to Salyersville, Magoffin County. The day was supposed to start at the Ramey Memorial Park’s Continental Shelter, where a free soupbean and tenderloin dinner with all the fixings awaited attendees. However, the

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