Floyd County Times- RSS Feed http://floydcountytimes.com/ http://floydcountytimes.com/ Mon, 24 Nov 2014 07:48:27 EST 1800 Preschoolers and pilgrims http://floydcountytimes.com/news/lifestyle-religion/150602059/Preschoolers-and-pilgrims In our preschool class at church, we typically study lessons about being thankful at Thanksgiving. It's a no-brainer. The week before the holiday, we are sure to do the story of the ten lepers. We talk about how dreadful leprosy was and wrap our... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:29:02 EST The poor suffer from hunger — not the munchies http://floydcountytimes.com/news/opinion/150615802/The-poor-suffer-from-hunger--not-the-munchies Thanksgiving is an occasion when we gather with our families for festive meals. It's also a time when many of us donate to help the less fortunate celebrate with their families. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:30:03 EST Men arrested after stolen items found in truck http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150611419/Men-arrested-after-stolen-items-found-in-truck GARRETT — Two men are in jail found them in a pickup truck carrying a load of items stolen the night before. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:53:03 EST Woman accused of stealing $31K http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150611011/Woman-accused-of-stealing-$31K PRESTONSBURG — A Prestonsburg woman could face up to 10 years in prison, after being accused of stealing money through an online payment service. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:29:07 EST Classes getting more P.E. a possible panacea http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news-news_education/150609375/Classes-getting-more-P.E.-a-possible-panacea PRESTONSBURG — Educators, healthcare leaders, and government representatives convened at Prestonsburg Elementary on Wednesday for a demonstration of GoNoodle, an interactive classroom resource being provided with the help of Highlands Regional... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:09:07 EST Local authors spin a yarn just for little girls http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150610075/Local-authors-spin-a-yarn-just-for-little-girls PRESTONSBURG — A pair of enterprising local sisters-in-law are looking to shake up the market for young girls with a project combining fashion and storytelling, with a debut in Prestonsburg set for the holiday season. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:09:05 EST Team, biggest fan enjoy run http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150609327/Team-biggest-fan-enjoy-run PRESTONSBURG - If the Prestonsburg High School football team has a 12th man, it's sophomore Brayden Hall. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:06:05 EST Betsy Layne to face Whitley County in scrimmage http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150608706/Betsy-Layne-to-face-Whitley-County-in-scrimmage PAINTSVILLE - Betsy Layne is set to make its preseason debut under the direction of new head coach Gary Keathley. The Bobcats will face 13th Region championship contender Whitley County in the Hutch 15th Region Challenge at Johnson Central on... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:46:12 EST ‘The Man from Planet X’ http://floydcountytimes.com/news/opinion_columns/150610230/The-Man-from-Planet-X A diminutive alien menaces a remote Scottish Isle in this Sci-Fi thriller from the 'King of the B-Movies,” Edgar Ulmer. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:29:06 EST Knott Central standout Justice signs with Vanderbilt http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150610056/Knott-Central-standout-Justice-signs-with-Vanderbilt HINDMAN - Knott County Central High School senior guard Camron Justice has signed with Vanderbilt University.Justice, a candidate for Kentucky Mr. Basketball. inked his National Letter of Intent earlier in the month. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:28:10 EST Week offers plenty of ammo for holiday lethargy http://floydcountytimes.com/news/opinion_columns/150610141/Week-offers-plenty-of-ammo-for-holiday-lethargy If next week's Thanksgiving meal leaves you feeling a bit sluggish, this week's releases offer a great opportunity to plop in front of your entertainment delivery system. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:26:04 EST Jarrell tops in district http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150608993/Jarrell-tops-in-district PRESTONSBURG - Prestonsburg senior quarterback Jarredd Jarrell is set to pick up yet another award. Jarrell, one of the state's top high school quarterbacks, has been named the Class 2A, District 8 Player of the Year. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:01:17 EST The time to lead is now http://floydcountytimes.com/news/opinion/150608937/The-time-to-lead-is-now The election is just a little over two weeks in the past, and there is still more than a month to go before newly-elected officials start their jobs. And, of course, the holidays loom on the horizon. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:58:05 EST DeRossett honored http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150608814/DeRossett-honored PRESTONSBURG - Prestonsburg High School head coach John DeRossett has been named the Class 2A, District 8 Coach of the Year by the Kentucky Football Coaches Association. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:56:01 EST Some tax bills ‘undeliverable’ http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150608882/Some-tax-bills-undeliverable Property tax bills have been mailed, but some landowners may still be unaware, as several bills have been returned by the postal service as “undeliverable.” Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:45:02 EST KHSAA extends football championship agreement with Russell Athletic, WKU through 2018 http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150608668/KHSAA-extends-football-championship-agreement-with-Russell-Athletic-WKU-through-2018 LEXINGTON - The Kentucky High School Athletic Association officially extended its agreements with Russell Athletic and Western Kentucky University to partner and host the state football finals through 2018 in a press conference in Bowling Green on... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:05:02 EST Eight UPIKE football players named All-MSC East Division http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150608608/Eight-UPIKE-football-players-named-All-MSC-East-Division PIKEVILLE - The University of Pikeville had eight players named to the All Mid-South Conference East Division Football Teams, league officials announced on Wednesday. Five Bears earned first-team honors, while three more were named to the second... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:00:07 EST Eagles fall to 16th ranked Union College http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150608543/Eagles-fall-to-16th-ranked-Union-College BARBOURVILLE - T.J. Jones came off the bench to lead four Union College double-digit scorers, as the No. 16 Bulldogs pulled away from visiting Alice Lloyd in the second half in an 87-50 victory on Monday night at Robsion Arena. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 07:57:04 EST High-scoring Simmons earns conference award http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150608522/High-scoring-Simmons-earns-conference-award PIKEVILLE - After averaging 28.5 points, three rebounds and three assists through two games, the University of Pikeville's K.K. Simmons earned Mid-South Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week honors, league officials announced on... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 07:44:06 EST UPIKE kicker/punter earns weekly award http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150608464/UPIKE-kicker/punter-earns-weekly-award PIKEVILLE - University of Pikeville kicker/punter Damir Karapandzic is the Mid-South Conference Football Special Teams Player of the Week, league officials announced on Monday. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 07:31:03 EST