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Rain holds off for Apple Festival parade

Updated: 10/03/2015 - The Apple Festival in Johnson County got off to a wet start and ended with some chilly temperatures. Luckily the parade Saturday afternoon saw a break in the rain.

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Johnson County flood donations distributed

Updated: 10/02/2015 - The band along with the Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky held a benefit concert that aired live on WYMT, raising more than 40-thousand dollars.

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WKYT Investigates | Only 1 in 4 dropouts back in school in Lexington

Updated: 09/04/2015 - A new truancy law went into effect this summer, mandating that school districts find dropouts under 18 and get them back into school. In Fayette County, they have only been able to get 25 percent of their dropouts back into school. WKYT’s Mark Barber is investigating the challenges surrounding the new truancy law.

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President Obama signs federal disaster declaration for Johnson County

Updated: 08/12/2015 - Nearly one month has passed since flood waters destroyed parts of Johnson County, prompting county officials to request financial assistance from the federal government. Wednesday, they received the news they were waiting for, as President Obama signed a federal disaster declaration for the area.

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Fire in Johnson County grocery store under investigation

Updated: 08/12/2015 - Investigators want to figure out what set off a fire at a Johnson County business Tuesday night. Firefighters with W.R. Castle Fire and Rescue say they believe the fire at JR’s Grocery started in the basement.

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