Floyd County Times- RSS Feed http://floydcountytimes.com/ http://floydcountytimes.com/ Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:01:11 EST 1800 PMC says Ebola rumor a hoax http://floydcountytimes.com/news/breaking_news-news/150250840/PMC-says-Ebola-rumor-a-hoax PIKEVILLE — A false Facebook post has the administration of one Eastern Kentucky hospital scrambling to reassure the public that there are no cases of Ebola in the area. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:10:06 EST Wesley set to tip http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150243142/Wesley-set-to-tip ALLEN - Fresh off a national runner-up finish in the NACA Division 4 National Tournament, the Wesley Christian boys' basketball program is set to tip off the 2014-1 season on Thursday. Wesley Christian is set to play its toughest schedule to... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:19:03 EST Paul weighs future as GOP poised for gains http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150244383/Paul-weighs-future-as-GOP-poised-for-gains Kentucky's junior senator is not on the ballot this year and has a pivotal decision about his own political future looming on the horizon, but that does not prevent him from having an opinion about how this fall's races will... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:37:08 EST Trick-or-treat latest issue to divide county http://floydcountytimes.com/news/breaking_news-news/150243181/Trick-or-treat-latest-issue-to-divide-county PRESTONSBURG — A debate over what night tots trick-or-treat is beginning to show more twists and turns than a pack of Twizzlers. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:23:04 EST Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Spotted bass back in schools this fall http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150243664/Kentucky-Afield-Outdoors:-Spotted-bass-back-in-schools-this-fall This is the third installment of a series of articles titled “Fall Fishing Festival” profiling the productive fishing on Kentucky's lakes, rivers and streams in fall. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:02:02 EST A legislative perspective http://floydcountytimes.com/news/opinion/150243383/A-legislative-perspective While Kentucky has long played a major role in agriculture, it's no understatement to say much of this takes place outside of the mountains. Some of our counties generate about $100,000 in farming sales, a tiny fraction compared with the $100... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:45:05 EST Bobcats upend Magoffin http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150242480/Bobcats-upend-Magoffin SALYERSVILLE - Betsy Layne prevented host Magoffin County from remaining in the win column, defeating the homestanding Hornets 52-36 in a non-district football game on Friday night. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:23:05 EST Lady Blackcats finish runner-up in district http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150242209/Lady-Blackcats-finish-runner-up-in-district PAINTSVILLE - The Prestonsburg Lady Blackcats finished runner-up in the 2014 57th District Girls' Soccer Tournament. Johnson Central, playing as the host school after the tournament was moved from StoneCrest, doubled up the Lady Blackcats 6-3 to... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:50:03 EST Festival to showcase culture of India http://floydcountytimes.com/news/lifestyle/150242073/Festival-to-showcase-culture-of-India PRESTONSBURG — Local residents can sample the culture of India next month, when the Eastern Kentucky Indian community is brings “The Festival of India” to the Mountain Arts Center. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:38:09 EST KHSAA, Special Olympics announce new partnership http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150242175/KHSAA-Special-Olympics-announce-new-partnership LEXINGTON - The Kentucky High School Athletic Association and Special Olympics Kentucky announced a new partnership in a press conference at the KHSAA headquarters on Monday, unveiling plans to develop unified sports opportunities in Kentucky for... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:34:06 EST Orange & Black Classic: UPIKE qualifies eighth, falls in first round http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150241101/Orange--Black-Classic:-UPIKE-qualifies-eighth-falls-in-first-round DAYTON, Ohio - The University of Pikeville men's bowling team battled into the championship bracket of the Orange & Black Classic by capturing the eighth and final seed where it lost to top-seeded Lindenwood (Mo.) on Sunday. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:31:03 EST Health issues highlight contrast between Senate candidates http://floydcountytimes.com/news/health-news/150241898/Health-issues-highlight-contrast-between-Senate-candidates The U.S. Senate race between Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell and Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes has seen the candidates focus on several key issues, including the coal industry, the minimum wage and health care. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:18:03 EST Highlands stays alert with emergency drill http://floydcountytimes.com/news/health/150241482/Highlands-stays-alert-with-emergency-drill PRESTONSBURG – Highlands Regional Medical Center (HRMC) knows that an emergency could happen at any time. That's why Highlands recently participated in an emergency drill going through complete steps as if an actual emergency had taken... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:58:04 EST BSCTC hosts 2 Smart 4 Drugs academic meet http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news_education/150241413/BSCTC-hosts-2-Smart-4-Drugs-academic-meet PIKEVILLE – Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) held the 2 Smart 4 Drugs academic meet on its Pikeville campus on Saturday, October 11. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:57:11 EST Students find learning at ‘The Holler’ http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news_education/150241553/Students-find-learning-at-The-Holler PIKEVILLE — What happens when you take a free online delivery system and create coursework designed for a specific culture and region? What if you apply that philosophy using technology to change education and access to learning in Central... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:53:03 EST UPike vs. WKU IN 2014 Donor Registry Challenge http://floydcountytimes.com/news/lifestyle/150241331/UPike-vs.-WKU-IN-2014-Donor-Registry-Challenge PIKEVILLE — On Nov. 10, 2014, the University of Pikeville men's basketball team has been invited to Western Kentucky to play the Hilltoppers at WKU, but the competition won't end on the basketball court. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:36:03 EST Lawson takes advantage of every opportunity at work, in classroom http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news_education/150241230/Lawson-takes-advantage-of-every-opportunity-at-work-in-classroom PIKEVILLE – Justin Lawson, in his words, started the game with no cards. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:30:03 EST UPIKE’s Annual Basketball Blast-Off set for Wednesday http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150241092/UPIKEs-Annual-Basketball-Blast-Off-set-for-Wednesday PIKEVILLE – The annual Basketball Blast-Off hosted by the University of Pikeville is scheduled for 8 p.m. ET on Wednesday at the UPIKE Gym. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:45:03 EST Bears suffer shutout loss to No. 6 Lindsey Wilson http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150241076/Bears-suffer-shutout-loss-to-No.-6-Lindsey-Wilson COLUMBIA – Leading the game in shots 41-1, sixth-ranked Lindsey Wilson overwhelmed the University of Pikeville women's soccer team for a 10-0 shutout win on Sunday evening at Walter S. Reuling Stadium. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:43:03 EST Pikeville falls to Bethel http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150241056/Pikeville-falls-to-Bethel MCKENZIE, Tenn. – There were lots of storylines to the University of Pikeville football team's 28-14 loss at Bethel on Saturday, but in the end it comes down to missed opportunities as UPIKE threw an interception, had to punt five times... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:41:08 EST