Floyd County Times- RSS Feed http://floydcountytimes.com/ http://floydcountytimes.com/ Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:35:40 EST 1800 MSU: Trusty named financial aid director http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/151516750/MSU:-Trusty-named-financial-aid-director MOREHEAD - Morehead State University has hired Denise M. Trusty as financial aid director. She succeeds long-time director Donna King, who retired in 2014. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:15:30 EST Raiders rout Rebels http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/151498093/Raiders-rout-Rebels HI HAT - Andrew Tackett, Brady Ousley and J.R. Tackett, all of whom are averaging 11 or more points per game, each reached double figures in the scoring column as South Floyd defeated Allen Central 89-66 in a 58th District boys' basketball game... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:05:33 EST Tennis Bears picked to finish third in MSC Preseason Poll http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/151497911/Tennis-Bears-picked-to-finish-third-in-MSC-Preseason-Poll PIKEVILLE - Coming off a program-best 15-7 record last season, the University of Pikeville men's tennis team was picked to finish third in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches' Poll, released on Friday by league... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:00:33 EST Lady Raiders roll http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/151497199/Lady-Raiders-roll HI HAT - Host South Floyd recorded 32 steals en route to a 60-36 win over Allen Central in a 58th District girls' basketball game at Raider Arena on Friday night. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:20:31 EST David School builds greenhouses, working on hot sauce http://floydcountytimes.com/news/lifestyle/151519156/David-School-builds-greenhouses-working-on-hot-sauce DAVID — One of the driving philosophies at The David School is making the most of an opportunity, and that is a lesson not lost on the students, who are planning to take some agricultural donations and turn them into money. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:20:30 EST UPIKE: Community development through service learning http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/151519469/UPIKE:-Community-development-through-service-learning PIKEVILLE - The experimental science course was unlike any they'd ever taken. There were no traditional lectures, mostly student-led discussions. In the field, they got their feet wet, literally and figuratively, and their hands dirty, working... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:15:34 EST Pikeville women’s tennis team ranked seventh in poll http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/151497008/Pikeville-womens-tennis-team-ranked-seventh-in-poll PIKEVILLE - Led by the return of senior Thais Bezerra, the University of Pikeville women's tennis team was picked to finish seven in the league standings according to a preseason poll of the Mid-South Conference coaches, league officials... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:10:33 EST Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Prepare your bow for the offseason http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/151496890/Kentucky-Afield-Outdoors:-Prepare-your-bow-for-the-offseason This is the third of a series of articles detailing essential outdoor skills to learn before the warm winds of spring arrive in Kentucky. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:10:32 EST Bears roll past Ohio Christian http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/151496757/Bears-roll-past-Ohio-Christian PIKEVILLE - Kenny Manigault posted a double-double of 23 points and 10 rebounds and K.K. Simmons added 22 points with four 3-pointers to lead third-ranked University of Pikeville past Ohio Christian University 99-79 on Thursday in the East Kentucky... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:00:33 EST Big Sandy Idol tickets go on sale Feb. 2 http://floydcountytimes.com/news/lifestyle/151518967/Big-Sandy-Idol-tickets-go-on-sale-Feb.-2 PRESTONSBURG — Tickets for the Big Sandy Idol Regional Competition will go on sale Monday, February 2 at the Mountain Arts Center (MAC). Big Sandy Idol is scheduled for March 13-14 at the MAC and is presented by Gearheart Communications and Big... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:00:32 EST Morehead State announces SOAR dates http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/151516849/Morehead-State-announces-SOAR-dates MOREHEAD - Morehead State University will host seven Student Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR) programs in preparation for the 2015 fall semester. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 10:55:32 EST Porter helps Bears push past Ohio Christian http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/151496501/Porter-helps-Bears-push-past-Ohio-Christian PIKEVILLE - The University of Pikeville women's basketball team outscored Ohio Christian 45-22 in the second half to overcome a halftime deficit and beat the Trailblazers 77-57 on Thursday in the East Kentucky Expo Center. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 10:55:31 EST UPIKE softball team voted eighth in MSC Preseason Poll http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/151496260/UPIKE-softball-team-voted-eighth-in-MSC-Preseason-Poll PIKEVILLE - With the start of the 2015 season just a few weeks away, the Mid-South Conference coaches cast their votes for the preseason poll and the University of Pikeville was picked to finish eighth. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 10:45:31 EST Board names new high school http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news-news_education/151517212/Board-names-new-high-school MARTIN — Among the actions taken at Monday evening's regular meeting of the Floyd County Board of Education, several involved moving forward with the new high school combining Allen Central and South Floyd, including finalizing the... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 10:00:32 EST GCIPL accepting applications for fall institute http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/151516997/GCIPL-accepting-applications-for-fall-institute MOREHEAD - Morehead State University, the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence and the University of Pikeville will host the Governor's Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership (GCIPL) this fall. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 09:50:31 EST Obama tips his hat to FDR http://floydcountytimes.com/news/opinion/151494667/Obama-tips-his-hat-to-FDR Whatever happens over the next two years, you can bet that 22nd century school children will know more about President Barack Obama than kids learn today about, say, Calvin Coolidge. He made history just by being the first non-white man to occupy the... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 09:25:34 EST Keystone Pipeline: Foreign profits, American risk http://floydcountytimes.com/news/opinion/151494677/Keystone-Pipeline:-Foreign-profits-American-risk Media coverage of the Keystone XL pipeline is coalescing around a single narrative. It goes like this: environmentalists oppose the pipeline because of climate change concerns, and U.S. construction companies support the pipeline because it creates... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 09:25:32 EST P’burg represented at KLC Academy http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/151515876/Pburg-represented-at-KLC-Academy LEXINGTON - New Prestonsburg Mayor Les Stapleton and city attorney Jennifer Burke Elliott were among those in attendance at the Kentucky League of Cities City Officials Academy held Jan. 21-23 at Embassy Suites in Lexington. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 09:20:32 EST WYMT to televise EKU-MSU men’s basketball game http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/151515476/WYMT-to-televise-EKU-MSU-mens-basketball-game MOREHEAD - The Jan. 31 Eastern Kentucky at Morehead State men's basketball game will be televised live by This TV, which is WYMT's newly-launched secondary channel. The contest will also be simulcast on the CW Lexington, which is... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 08:05:31 EST Pikeville men’s team claims Bulldog Classic title http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/151515129/Pikeville-mens-team-claims-Bulldog-Classic-title RICHMOND - The University of Pikeville men's bowling team won its third event of the season, capturing the championship at the Bulldog Classic hosted by Union College on Saturday. The Classic was the Bears' third tournament consisting... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 07:00:31 EST