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Volunteers helping clean-up efforts

Updated: 03/13/2012 - The volunteers on Middle Fork Road in Johnson County Tuesday are part of the Christian Appalachian Project. Some of them will be working in Eastern Kentucky as long as three weeks.

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FEMA disaster recovery centers open

Updated: 03/12/2012 - The FEMA Disaster Recovery Center is open in Paintsville at the recreation center for anyone in Johnson County affected by the recent tornado outbreak. People were filing in and out all day Monday to see what assistance they can get to get back on their feet.

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Lt. Gov. Abramson visits areas damaged in storms

Updated: 03/07/2012 - Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson was in the Hager Hill community of Johnson County Wednesday to survey the damage from Friday's storms. He said the devastation is unlike anything he has ever seen or expected to see in eastern Kentucky.

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Blood donations needed

Posted: 03/06/2012 - Some area hospitals are in need of blood donations after Friday's storms.

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Donations given out to storm victims

Posted: 03/06/2012 - Donations were given out Tuesday to victims of Friday's storms. Organizers and volunteers said they were overwhelmed by the community's response.

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Johnson Co. cleanup efforts continue

Updated: 03/05/2012 - The hardest hit areas of Johnson County appear to be around Hager Hill, West Van Lear, and Denver. Crews were out in those areas Monday trying to restore power to those people as quickly as possible.

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'Kentucky Cares' campaign plans tornado relief effort for Friday

Updated: 03/05/2012 - It's a combination that proves "Kentucky Cares." On Friday -- the day Kentucky Wildcats make their 2012 Southeastern Conference tournament debut in New Orleans -- the American Red Cross is joining forces with WKYT, The Lexington-Herald Leader, Clear Channel Radio, UK IMG Sports Marketing and Central Bank in the "Kentucky Cares" campaign to make sure the victims of last week's tornado outbreak remain in everyone's thoughts.

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Homes destroyed in Johnson County

Updated: 03/03/2012 - Some parts of Johnson County were hit pretty hard with yesterday's storms. Most homes along Middle Fork Road at Hager Hill were destroyed.

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Alleged sex offender pleads guilty

Posted: 02/08/2012 - A sex offender accused of raping and attacking two teenage girls in Paintsville last year has pleaded guilty.

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Funeral home targeted in burglary

Updated: 02/08/2012 - Thieves hit an unusual target in Paintsville last week. Police say the Paintsville Funeral Home was burglarized.

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Paintsville pain clinic closed permanently

Posted: 01/31/2012 - A Johnson County pain clinic that was raided last week is shut down for good. Paintsville city officials revoked the business license for Caremore Medical Management. The doctor working there also surrendered his Kentucky Medical License.

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