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Officials investigate murder, attempted suicide in Johnson County

PAINTSVILLE — Authorities are investigating a murder-attempted suicide in Johnson County. Johnson County Coroner J.R. Frisby confirmed that the body of a 12-year-old girl, Stacia Leigh Collins of Van Lear, who had been reported missing, was found in the Miller’s Creek area of Boons Camp, on Thursday at around 5:30 p.m.
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Attempted burglary leaves one killed, one jailed

LOUISA, Ky. — An alleged burglary attempt Tuesday morning in Lawrence County left one suspect dead and another in jail. Deputies were called to a home at Peach Orchard over a report of shots fired in connection with an attempted burglary. Witnesses told police that the property owner found...

Kentucky mother speaks out after 12-year-old daughter found dead

The mother of a 12-year-old girl has spoken out after her daughter’s body was discovered last Thursday, 12 August.Johnson County Sheriff’s Office said that they were called to the reports of an assault in the town of Van Lear, Kentucky.Deputies found a man identified as Stacy Collins with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.During the investigation, Stacia Leigh Collins was found to be missing, and her body was later discovered.“I keep imagining what was going through her mind...We lost a very precious person, she was a gem,” Summer Mullins said.Sign up for our newsletters. Read More Sister of Kentucky teen who died after floods reflects on brother's braveryBreonna Taylor: Four police officers charged with civil rights violationsRecovery efforts underway after Kentucky swept by fatal flooding
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One Man Dead Following Shooting

One man is now dead following a shooting that happened in Lawrence County on Tuesday morning. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to the Peach Orchard area at around 6:20 AM, having received reports of shots fired in connection to a possible burglary. Upon their arrival, one witness informed...

Fatal shooting in Lawrence County, Kentucky

LAWRENCE COUNTY, WV (WOWK) — The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office in Kentucky says a fatal shooting occurred in the Peach Orchard area on Tuesday around 6:20 a.m. The Sheriff’s Office arrived on the scene after reports of shots fired, possibly related to a burglary. When deputies arrived, a witness said one of the suspects, Jerry […]
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PEACH ORCHARD FIGHT LEAVES ONE DEAD, ONE ARRESTED

PEACH ORCHARD, KY. (August 16, 2022) — Lawrence County Sheriff Chuck Jackson just reported a fatal shooting early this morning near the Peach Orchard area of Lawrence County. Jackson described the events leading up to and the actual killing as below on his FB page:. “…at approximately 06:20 a.m....
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WSAZ Investigates | One Tip Away

LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) - A mother of four was gunned down on the side of the road nearly 20 years ago, and her murder is still unsolved. Along state Route 201 sits a cross nestled between the greenery in the summertime. The cross bears the memory of Dianna Keeton,...
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Tigers ranked fifth in Class 1A

PAINTSVILLE — Paintsville is ranked fifth in the Courier-Journal’s Preseason Class 1A Coaches’ Poll. The Tigers are ranked behind Kentucky Country Day (4), Bethlehem (3), district rival Raceland (2) and reigning champion Pikeville (1) in the preseason rankings. Former state champion Paintsville is ranked ahead of Newport...
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Lawrence County Docket for the week of August 15-19

Lawrence County Docket for the week of August 15-19 INADEQUATE SILENCER (MUFFLER) FAILURE OF OWNER TO MAINTAIN REQUIRED INSURANCE/SECURITY 1ST. POSSESSING LICENSE WHEN PRIVILEGES ARE REVOKED/SUS. COMMONWEALTH VS. GILLUM, JOE. (PRETRIAL CONFERENCE) COMMONWEALTH VS. CORDLE, DUSTIN T. (PRETRIAL CONFERENCE) COMMONWEALTH VS. ROBERTS, CASANDRA L. (PRETRIAL CONFERENCE) COMMONWEALTH VS. YOUNG, TIMOTHY...
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Three Arrested On Marijuana Trafficking Charges

Three men were recently arrested during a traffic stop for felony marijuana trafficking. A trooper with the Kentucky State Police performed a traffic stop on the vehicle being driven by 18-year-old Ashton Fitzpatrick, of Whitesburg, for traveling 75 mph in a 55 mph zone. After making contact with the driver,...
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Johnson Co Sheriff’s Office Working Active Crime Scene in Van Lear

According to the Johnson Co Sheriff’s Office, on Thursday, August 11, 2022 at approximately 11 AM, Deputies responded to a reported assault in the VanLear community of Johnson Co. Upon arrival, it was discovered that Mr. Stacy Collins suffered from what was believed to be a self inflicted gunshot wound. Paintsville EMS also responded and transported Mr. Collins to Highlands ARH Hospital. Extending from the initial investigation, Deputies discovered that Mr. Collins’ 12 year old daughter was missing. After exhausting numerous leads in an attempt to locate the juvenile, the JCSO in conjunction with Emergency Management Director Gary McClure began assembling search crews in an attempt to locate the juvenile. The search was to initially concentrate in the area that Mr. Collins was found. Sadly, with public assistance, the juvenile was soon located deceased. She was identified as 12 year-old Stacia Leigh Collins. Authorities are not releasing any additional information about the incidents at this time. The case remains under investigation by the Johnson Co Sheriff’s Office.
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HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Floyd Central, Paintsville roll to victories

Floyd Central was in a battle from start to finish as the Lady Jaguars turned back Johnson Central, 3-1, in a match played on Tuesday night. Jadyn Hall had six kills, 17 digs and three serving aces in the 25-14, 25-22, 21-25, and 25-20 match win. Emma Bailey totaled seven kills, three blocks and two digs.
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Man Arrested On Drug Trafficking’s Charges

An arrest was made on Sunday in Martin County following a drug trafficking complaint. Deputies were called to a gas station in Tomahawk on Sunday evening. There, they encountered 23-year-old Michael Meade, of Hager Hill. A K-9 unit was brought in to sniff the suspect’s vehicle, which led to the...
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