Floyd County Times- RSS Feed http://floydcountytimes.com/ http://floydcountytimes.com/ Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:58:44 EST 1800 Woman pleads guilty to courtroom intoxication http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150291865/Woman-pleads-guilty-to-courtroom-intoxication PRESTONSBURG — A Knott County woman who went to court Oct. 16 found herself being booked for one more court date and some jail time to boot, after being arrested for public intoxication in the courtroom. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:18:04 EST 34th wedding anniversary http://floydcountytimes.com/news/lifestyle-religion/150264236/34th-wedding-anniversary My beloved and I are getting ready to celebrate our 34th wedding anniversary. I am amazed and have been thinking about it every day. Thirty-four years! Holy Smokes! Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:15:03 EST Kinzers receive October’s Holiday Yard of the Month http://floydcountytimes.com/news/lifestyle-news/150261878/Kinzers-receive-Octobers-Holiday-Yard-of-the-Month PRESTONSBURG — As autumn approaches, the Prestonsburg Woman's Club and the City of Prestonsburg have begun presenting their Holiday Yard of the Month award, bestowing the honors for October upon Lucy and Willard Kinzer of 227 North Arnold... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:48:12 EST Blackcats undefeated http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150274897/Blackcats-undefeated PRESTONSBURG - The Prestonsburg 5th-6th football team concluded the 2014 season undefeated. Prestonsburg, which captured a Floyd County Conference championship, compiled a 12-0 overall record in the 2014 campaign. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:50:07 EST Former officers allege firings were improper http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150276908/Former-officers-allege-firings-were-improper PRESTONSBURG — Three former Prestonsburg Police officers have filed suit against the city of Prestonsburg and Mayor Jerry Fannin, claiming they were dismissed from their jobs improperly. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:11:08 EST Charges allege assault, imprisonment, forcible sodomy http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150277013/Charges-allege-assault-imprisonment-forcible-sodomy PRESTONSBURG — A Middle Creek man faces numerous felony charges, after being accused of assaulting, sodomizing and holding captive a woman earlier this month. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:56:06 EST KSP makes DUI arrest outside drug dealer’s house http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150275952/KSP-makes-DUI-arrest-outside-drug-dealers-house GARRETT — Kentucky State Police arrested a Martin man Oct. 2, after they say he pulled up to a drug dealer's house while they were already there for a “knock-and-talk” investigation of the premises. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:30:08 EST Cliffside man accused of rape http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150276284/Cliffside-man-accused-of-rape PRESTONSBURG — A Cliffside Apartments resident faces up to 20 years in prison, after being accused of rape by a neighbor.Prestonsburg Police were called to the apartment complex Sunday night, after receiving the complaint. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:20:03 EST Texas couple arrested for assortment of drugs http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150275955/Texas-couple-arrested-for-assortment-of-drugs MARTIN — A Texas couple is behind bars after police uncovered several types of drugs and a loaded handgun in their car after a traffic stop on Route 80 near Martin last Friday. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:56:08 EST Kasem’s nightmare a lesson for millions http://floydcountytimes.com/news/opinion/150276240/Kasems-nightmare-a-lesson-for-millions The tragic legal battle between legendary radio host Casey Kasem's family members over his end-of-life care before he died in June is a teachable moment for millions of Americans. It illustrates the challenges and importance of end-of-life... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:55:07 EST Paying for cheap chocolate http://floydcountytimes.com/news/opinion/150276148/Paying-for-cheap-chocolate One Halloween, my husband persuaded our kids to give away most of the candy they'd just collected while trick-or-treating. They were preschoolers and the house we were renting then had previously drawn teens with haunted... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:48:04 EST Exhibit celebrates life, death http://floydcountytimes.com/news/home_top-lifestyle-news/150261867/Exhibit-celebrates-life-death PRESTONSBURG — The Kentucky Art Tribe's most recent reception at the Mountain Arts Center last Thursday was for Bello Morte, a show which meditates on death and change. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:48:02 EST Football Friday Night http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150275714/Football-Friday-Night PRESTONSBURG - All four Floyd County high school football teams are due back in action on Friday night. Following a week off, reigning Class 2A, District 8 champion Prestonsburg will venture to Leslie County for a key district matchup. In other games... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:43:03 EST Mother charged with DUI, having child walk beside car http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150275917/Mother-charged-with-DUI-having-child-walk-beside-car HAROLD — A Harold woman is facing charges in Floyd County for wanton endangerment after police found her 9-year-old child walking alongside a car they say she was driving under the influence. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:38:04 EST Hunt announces changes to sheriff’s office http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150275236/Hunt-announces-changes-to-sheriffs-office McDOWELL — Less than a month into his term of office, Sheriff John P. Hunt is making some changes in an effort to offer greater convenience to the public. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:11:08 EST Halloween Test and Tune event set for Saturday http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150275342/Halloween-Test-and-Tune-event-set-for-Saturday HAGER HILL - The Appalachian Wireless Hillbilly Arm Drop Drags will host a Halloween test and tune session at Combs Airport on Saturday. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:10:08 EST Job corps students get heated lesson http://floydcountytimes.com/news/lifestyle/150275014/Job-corps-students-get-heated-lesson PRESTONSBURG — Students at the Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Center last week learned a valuable lesson that went up in smoke. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:30:18 EST Allen Central blanks Prestonsburg http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150274690/Allen-Central-blanks-Prestonsburg HI HAT - Allen Central rolled in its first postseason match, toppling Prestonsburg 3-0 (25-8, 25-21, 25-14) in the 58th District Volleyball Tournament at Raider Arena on Tuesday night. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:04:04 EST Ladycats eliminate South Floyd http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150274469/Ladycats-eliminate-South-Floyd HI HAT - Betsy Layne defeated tournament host South Floyd 3-1 (25-15, 19-25, 25-18, 26-24) to advance in the 58th District Volleyball Tournament at Raider Arena on Tuesday night. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:43:06 EST UPIKE women capture second straight Orange & Black title http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150274219/UPIKE-women-capture-second-straight-Orange--Black-title DAYTON, Ohio – For the second straight season, the University of Pikeville women's bowling team won the Orange and Black Classic after taking down Bowling Green in the finals 3-1. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:08:03 EST