PRESTONSBURG — Operation UNITE has officially launched its latest drug deterrent initiative, called Give Me a Reason, in all Floyd County middle and high schools this week.
PIKEVILLE — Mountain Comprehensive Care Center is hosting a Stand Down event for homeless veterans, in an effort to get them the care and access to services they need.
MARRIAGE LICENCESMichelle Dawn Ramey, 41, of Hueysville, to John D. Shepherd, 39, of Hueysville.Kimberly Lynn Mosley, 42, of Langley, to Jackie E. Owens II, 34, of Langley.
PIKEVILLE - The University of Pikeville Alumni Association will host Israeli archaeologist Gabriel Barkay, Ph.D., to speak about the Temple Mount Sifting Project on Thursday, April 30, at 7 p.m., in Booth Auditorium, Record Memorial Building, level 5.
AMARILLO, Texas — Authorities in Texas have arrested Floyd Junior Sexton and Jennifer Gayle Jernigan, the last two of three suspects wanted in connection with a fatal shooting in Prestonsburg in November.
WEEKSBURY — On February 26, 2015, the Kentucky State Police Post 9 Criminal Interdiction Team executed a search warrant at the residence of Brandon Hall, located in the Weeksbury Community of Floyd County. The search warrant was obtained after...
FRANKFORT – Monday, Governor Steve Beshear announced a $3.6 million federal grant for a pilot project to help rural families with children receive more substantial food benefits.
IVEL - Kentucky State Police are looking for information on the individual or individuals who vandalized a Floyd County gravesite.
PIKEVILLE - The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) will hold a meeting in Pikeville next month to receive public comments on a rate increase proposed by Mountain Water District
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FRANKFORT - The Judicicual Nominating Commission has named its three canidates to replace former state Supreme Court Justice Will T. Scott. Two of the three candidates selected by the Judicial Nominating Commission to replace Scott hail from the...
FRANKFORT – It is the time of year anglers must make an investment in their future fishing. Current 2014-2015 fishing licenses expire this weekend. If you plan to fish on or after March 1, you'll need a new fishing license.
PIKEVILLE – The 2015 SOAR Strategy Summit has been rescheduled for May 11 at the East Kentucky Expo Center in Pikeville. The original summit, planned for Feb. 16, was canceled due to a snowstorm that blanketed much of Kentucky with up to a foot...
MOREHEAD - The main gallery of Morehead State University's Claypool-Young Art Building will be the site of the “Kentucky Burley-Coal Region High School Exhibition and Competition,” March 4-11. The annual show is organized in...
PIKEVILLE - Post-impressionist painter, Vincent Van Gogh, once said, “I would rather die of passion than of boredom.” University of Pikeville senior Allyson Gibson has a passion for art that not only has become a mode of expression but has...
PRESTONSBURG — A showing of Michael Crisp's “The Very Worst Thing” and a barbecue buffet were on hand for patrons supporting the Floyd County Emergency and Rescue Squad at a Saturday fundraising dinner.
PRESTONSBURG — Although Dr. Seuss resides now in heaven, on his 100th birthday (plus another 11), PES kids got a reading from wonderful guests, and the best part of all, what followed? No tests!
MARTIN — The city of Martin is continuing to move toward more sound financial footing after receiving another audit at a regular meeting of the city council on Tuesday.
RICHMOND — After he graduated from Betsy Layne High School and enrolled at Pikeville College in 1949, he didn't have enough money even to ride a bus from his home in the Floyd County community of Harold to Pikeville, just 12 miles away,...
STANVILLE — On Tuesday, February 24, 2015, just before noon, Post 9 Pikeville received a 911 call of an armed robbery at the Stanville Subway in Floyd County. Troopers responded to the scene and determined that an unidentified male entered the...
PRESTONSBURG — It is the summer of 1963, and the river sweeps gently past the green lawns of the Garfield House in Prestonsburg. In Washington, the Kennedys occupy the White House and Camelot is in its fullest flower. Eastern Kentucky has...
PIKEVILLE _ The East Kentucky Leadership Foundation believes the leaders of Eastern Kentucky must work together to deal with problems and opportunities facing the region.
PRESTONSBURG — Floyd County Schools have released their application dates, times, and requirements for the upcoming head start school year.
LEXINGTON - A pair of Floyd County natives have earned regional coach of year honors from the Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches (KABC). Former McDowell Daredevil Brian Hall has been named the Girls' 14th Region Coach of the Year.
PRESTONSBURG – Kentucky State Parks will be serving their annual Easter buffets April 5 and several parks are planning other special events. Jenny Wiley State Resort Park will host its annual Easter Egg Hunt on April 4.
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