Floyd County Times- RSS NEWS Feed http://floydcountytimes.com/section/NEWS http://floydcountytimes.com/section/NEWS Sat, 28 Feb 2015 12:33:27 EST 1800 Martin catching up on audits http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152066767/Martin-catching-up-on-audits 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. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:25:31 EST Floyd Co. professor creates scholarship at EKU http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152066784/Floyd-Co.-professor-creates-scholarship-at-EKU 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,... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:35:31 EST KSP investigates robbery in Stanville http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152068078/KSP-investigates-robbery-in-Stanville 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... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:30:33 EST Play to be performed again after 52 years http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152067829/Play-to-be-performed-again-after-52-years 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... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:25:31 EST East Kentucky Leadership Foundation accepting awards nominations http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152067732/East-Kentucky-Leadership-Foundation-accepting-awards-nominations PIKEVILLE _ The East Kentucky Leadership Foundation believes the leaders of Eastern Kentucky must work together to deal with problems and opportunities facing the region. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:20:32 EST Head Start taking applications soon http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news-news_education-schools/152066774/Head-Start-taking-applications-soon PRESTONSBURG — Floyd County Schools have released their application dates, times, and requirements for the upcoming head start school year. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:35:31 EST Hall, Newsome earn regional honors http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152066508/Hall-Newsome-earn-regional-honors 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. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:30:31 EST Annual Easter buffet, egg hunt set for JWSRP http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152066148/Annual-Easter-buffet-egg-hunt-set-for-JWSRP 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. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:55:32 EST For the Record http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152066371/For-the-Record MARRIAGE LICENSESTiffany Shree Isaac, 18, of Grethel, to Nicholas Bryan Allen, 24, of Grethel. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:55:31 EST Governor urges for Homeland Security to be funded immediately http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152066109/Governor-urges-for-Homeland-Security-to-be-funded-immediately 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... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:30:31 EST MSU Spring Career Fair set for March 3 http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152065936/MSU-Spring-Career-Fair-set-for-March-3 MOREHEAD - Are you a Morehead State University student, alum or community member and looking for full-time work, a part-time position or an internship? Are you considering graduate school or would you like to get your name out to employers? Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:20:31 EST KBC hosting blood drives next week http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152021806/KBC-hosting-blood-drives-next-week PRESTONSBURG — The Kentucky Blood Center is hosting blood drives next week, in honor of March Madness. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 12:30:31 EST Easter Buffet set for all Kentucky State Parks on April 5 http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152022934/Easter-Buffet-set-for-all-Kentucky-State-Parks-on-April-5 FRANKFORT – Kentucky State Resort Parks will be serving the annual Easter buffet April 5, and several parks are planning other special events. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:50:34 EST PSC approves energy efficiency plan for Kentucky Power http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152019498/PSC-approves-energy-efficiency-plan-for-Kentucky-Power 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. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:10:31 EST (No heading) http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152021149/ Calendar items will be printed as space permits Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:55:33 EST School board helps send county teams to Governor’s Cup http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news-news_education-schools/152018878/School-board-helps-send-county-teams-to-Governors-Cup 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. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:50:31 EST Southern Water making progress toward restoring service http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152020085/Southern-Water-making-progress-toward-restoring-service 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. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:50:30 EST MSU Open House set for March 7 http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152019879/MSU-Open-House-set-for-March-7 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. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:05:31 EST House passes Secretary Grimes’ elections initiatives http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152019698/House-passes-Secretary-Grimes-elections-initiatives 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... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:00:33 EST Gov. Beshear announces competency-based learning http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152019758/Gov.-Beshear-announces-competency-based-learning 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... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:00:31 EST