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.
MARRIAGE LICENSESTiffany Shree Isaac, 18, of Grethel, to Nicholas Bryan Allen, 24, of Grethel.
FRANKFORT – As Kentuckians recover from a statewide snow emergency, Congress is threatening to allow funding for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to lapse. Governor Steve Beshear has called on each member of Kentucky's...
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PRESTONSBURG — The Kentucky Blood Center is hosting blood drives next week, in honor of March Madness.
FRANKFORT – Kentucky State Resort Parks will be serving the annual Easter buffet April 5, and several parks are planning other special events.
The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) has approved a revised slate of residential and commercial energy efficiency and demand side management (DSM) programs for Kentucky Power Co.
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BETSY LAYNE — The Floyd County Board of Education approved an investment in Floyd County's academic teams at a brief meeting at Betsy Layne High School on Monday.
MCDOWELL — As the snow begins to melt and the roadways are starting to clear, last week's winter storms are causing a new headache for regional utilities.
MOREHEAD - Morehead State University's Office of Enrollment Services will host its next Open House program Saturday, March 7, from 9 a.m. until noon in the Adron Doran University Center on the MSU campus.
FRANKFORT - On Monday, the Kentucky House of Representatives passed legislation based on Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes' recommendations to modernize voter registration in Kentucky. House Bill 214, a bill to allow voters to register...
RUSSELL SPRINGS – Kentucky Labor Cabinet Secretary Larry L. Roberts and Education Commissioner Terry Holliday joined local and company officials on Wednesday at Dr. Schneider Automotive Systems in Russell Springs to celebrate a new partnership...
FRANKFORT — The official kynect open enrollment ended at midnight on Feb. 15 with more than 158,000 Kentuckians signing up for private health insurance or Medicaid coverage.
PIKEVILLE – An area non-profit organization is getting help in the form of the first of four installments from a much-needed grant. Shaping Our Appalachian Region Inc. (SOAR) has received approval of a $200,000 grant from the Appalachian...
PIKEVILLE - The University of Pikeville is celebrating Black History Month with a variety of events hosted by the Office of Spiritual Life.
PRESTONSBURG — The inclement weather this week has forced the closure of courthouses, businesses, and of course Floyd County schools, but Superintendent Henry Webb says the outlook is not as bad as some might fear.
As I type today, I am grounded at home by all the snow. The beautiful flakes pouring down are a beaut to see but literally stop everything in its tracks. Our office is closed as well as schools, clinics and other businesses.
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