Floyd County Times- RSS Feed http://floydcountytimes.com/ http://floydcountytimes.com/ Wed, 27 May 2015 18:02:20 EST 1800 Saint Joseph Martin to host Walk with a Doc event http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153754779/Saint-Joseph-Martin-to-host-Walk-with-a-Doc-event MARTIN - Area residents are invited to get some fresh air after a long day at work, all while getting a bit of exercise with Saint Joseph Martin, part of KentuckyOne Health. The hospital will host a Walk with a Doc event on Thursday, June 11 at 6 p.m. Wed, 27 May 2015 17:05:32 EST Court cases in 11 more counties may now be filed electronically http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153727438/Court-cases-in-11-more-counties-may-now-be-filed-electronically FRANKFORT - Attorneys with court cases in 11 more Kentucky counties may now file them without making a trip to a courthouse. The Administrative Office of the Courts began offering electronic case filing May 20 in Allen, Barren, Butler, Edmonson,... Tue, 26 May 2015 16:05:32 EST BSCTC, Martin County Schools announce early college academy agreement http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153702886/BSCTC-Martin-County-Schools-announce-early-college-academy-agreement INEZ – Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) and Martin County Schools have reached an agreement for 10 Sheldon Clark High School students to participate in the college's Early College Academy on its Mayo campus. Tue, 26 May 2015 15:30:32 EST BSCTC CDL graduate finds rewarding career at Brown Food Service http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153702669/BSCTC-CDL-graduate-finds-rewarding-career-at-Brown-Food-Service PAINTSVILLE – When Dustin Marsh is looking for dedicated and dependable drivers, Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) is at the top of his list. Tue, 26 May 2015 15:15:32 EST New Mountain Parkway interchange taking shape in Magoffin County http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153725281/New-Mountain-Parkway-interchange-taking-shape-in-Magoffin-County SALYERSVILLE – The first concrete was poured on the Mountain Parkway Expansion last week, marking a significant milestone for the project. Tue, 26 May 2015 15:10:32 EST MSU football program adds 13 to defensive/special teams units http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153721012/MSU-football-program-adds-13-to-defensive/special-teams-units MOREHEAD – The Morehead State University football program has added 13 players on defense/special teams for the 2015 season. The newcomers include five linemen, three linebackers, four defensive backs and one kicker. Tue, 26 May 2015 13:05:32 EST Meeting to nominate Seventh District representative set http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153716626/Meeting-to-nominate-Seventh-District-representative-set LEBURN - A meeting to nominate candidates for the Seventh District representative on the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 11 at the Knott County Sportsplex. Tue, 26 May 2015 12:00:34 EST South Floyd, Betsy Layne fall http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153714464/South-Floyd-Betsy-Layne-fall PRESTONSBURG - Both the 58th District champion and runner-up were eliminated in the opening round of the 15th Region Softball Tournament at StoneCrest on Monday. While 58th District representatives South Floyd and Betsy Layne were among the teams... Tue, 26 May 2015 12:00:31 EST Rescue group hosting dog wash Saturday http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153717417/Rescue-group-hosting-dog-wash-Saturday PAINTSVILLE — Dumas Rescue is no stranger to organizing all sorts of fundraisers, in an effort to keep animals off the streets and find them loving homes. Tue, 26 May 2015 11:55:31 EST KSP honors 3 Floyd Co. telecom grads http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153718185/KSP-honors-3-Floyd-Co.-telecom-grads FRANKFORT — Three Floyd County residents graduated from the Kentucky State Police Telecommunications Academy in Frankfort on May 22. Tue, 26 May 2015 11:50:32 EST Kinzer finishes 18th in feature http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153714652/Kinzer-finishes-18th-in-feature ALLEN - Brandon Kinzer and his No. 18 raceteam chose to compete in only one event over the hectic Memorial Day holiday weekend, traveling south to Boyd's Speedway in Ringgold, Ga., on Friday evening. The Old Man's Garage Spring Nationals... Tue, 26 May 2015 11:40:32 EST Plea deal reached after baby found in road http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153717769/Plea-deal-reached-after-baby-found-in-road MARTIN — A Martin grandmother has pleaded guilty for her responsibility in the events that ended up with a child being found crawling on Ky. Rt. 122. Tue, 26 May 2015 11:35:32 EST Food City supports Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153717760/Food-City-supports-Juvenile-Diabetes-Research-Foundation ABINGDON, Va. - Food City officials recently presented a check in the amount of $235,000 to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Tue, 26 May 2015 11:30:32 EST Simpkins posts career win number 100, Blackcats advance http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153715231/Simpkins-posts-career-win-number-100-Blackcats-advance PRESTONSBURG - Head coach Shane Simpkins notched career win No. 100 as host Prestonsburg defeated Belfry 11-4 in the first round of the 15th Region Baseball Tournament at StoneCrest on Monday. Tue, 26 May 2015 11:25:31 EST 191 Speedway: Smith sets new track record, wins Modified feature http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153717263/191-Speedway:-Smith-sets-new-track-record-wins-Modified-feature CAMPTON - Keith Smith set a new track record with a 11.99 qualifying lap and later pulled away to win in the Open Wheel Modified division at 191 Speedway on Saturday night. Tue, 26 May 2015 11:20:31 EST Ky. Power manager talks finance, jobs at BSCTC http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153716133/Ky.-Power-manager-talks-finance-jobs-at-BSCTC PIKEVILLE — Brad Hall, manager of external affairs for Kentucky Power, recently visited the First Year Experience Students on the Pikeville campus of Big Sandy Community and Technical College. Tue, 26 May 2015 10:40:32 EST Chronic condition coping program comes to Floyd Co. http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153715510/Chronic-condition-coping-program-comes-to-Floyd-Co. PRESTONSBURG — For people with chronic health conditions like diabetes and arthritis, good medical care is just half of the equation. Equally important is the ability to make healthy decisions, follow a doctor's recommendations, and feel... Tue, 26 May 2015 10:20:33 EST House week in review http://floydcountytimes.com/news/opinion/153715107/House-week-in-review From our caves to our lakes to our historical sites, Kentucky has a lot to offer. So it's little wonder that tourism is a big business in the Bluegrass State.And that business is growing. Tue, 26 May 2015 10:05:32 EST East Ky. mines among Alpha Natural Resources affiliates downsizing http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153714725/East-Ky.-mines-among-Alpha-Natural-Resources-affiliates-downsizing BRISTOL, Va. — Operating affiliates of Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR) have notified employees today of the expected idling of the mining and processing operations where they work. In accordance with requirements of the Worker... Tue, 26 May 2015 09:55:31 EST Socialization as a religious phenomenon http://floydcountytimes.com/news/opinion/153714599/Socialization-as-a-religious-phenomenon Every home schooling parent has been asked the S-Question: “What about socialization?” The implications (real or imagined) of the question are less than flattering:Students who attend schools outside the home are socialized better... Tue, 26 May 2015 09:45:37 EST