Floyd County Times- RSS Feed http://floydcountytimes.com/ http://floydcountytimes.com/ Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:17:47 EST 1800 Inmates indicted for murder http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/50369590/Inmates-indicted-for-murder PIKEVILLE — Two inmates at the U.S. Penitentiary Big Sandy have been indicted on federal murder charges, following the death of another inmate in December. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:17:04 EST Murder supect charged in Floyd http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/50369020/Murder-supect-charged-in-Floyd PRESTONSBURG — One of the two people charged with murder, following the discovery of three bodies in a burned Martin County home, now faces additional charges in Floyd County. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:09:03 EST Car show to benefit animals in need http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/50364684/Car-show-to-benefit-animals-in-need PRESTONSBURG — The Dumas Rescue Car, Truck, and Bike Show is coming back for another year. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:26:04 EST Fitzpatrick says officials waging ‘class warfare’ http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/50368028/Fitzpatrick-says-officials-waging-class-warfare PRESTONSBURG — A discussion on the maintenance of the Middle Creek Battlefield offered more heat than light, during last Friday's meeting of the Floyd County Fiscal Court. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:24:04 EST The callow president http://floydcountytimes.com/news/719/50367182/The-callow-president “Stop just hatin' all the time.” If you haven't been following the news, you might not know whether this bon mot was uttered by a character on the ABC Family show “Pretty Little Liars” or by the president of the... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:20:09 EST Deal with ISIS now, or die by it later http://floydcountytimes.com/news/opinion/50366943/Deal-with-ISIS-now-or-die-by-it-later During the 2012 presidential campaign President Obama repeatedly boasted, “Osama bin Laden is dead and Al-Qaeda is on the run.” He is right on both counts: bin Laden is gone and Al-Qaeda runs stronger than ever. The latest Al-Qaeda... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:17:05 EST Solar power gets hot, hot, hot http://floydcountytimes.com/news/opinion/50366050/Solar-power-gets-hot-hot-hot With so many homeowners and businesses making greener energy choices, private utilities — along with big oil, gas, coal, and nuclear companies — see the writing on the wall. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:12:04 EST (No heading) http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50362567/ PRESTONSBURG - The Prestonsburg girls' soccer team won its season-opener earlier in the week, toppling visiting Hazard 8-0 on Tuesday. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:07:05 EST (No heading) http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50362793/ BETSY LAYNE - The Betsy Layne volleyball team won its season-opener earlier in the week, defeating visiting Shelby Valley 3-1 (25-23, 25-19, 19-25, 25-20) at the Dome on Monday. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:06:02 EST (No heading) http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50364742/ BRISTOL, Tenn. - Rookie Tommy Barrett Jr. out-muscled veterans Bobby Santos and Justin Bonsignore with a dozen laps to go and drove on to his first NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour victory in Wednesday's Bush's Beans 150 at Bristol Motor... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:53:08 EST Six Wildcat greats headed into UK Athletics Hall of Fame http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50364497/Six-Wildcat-greats-headed-into-UK-Athletics-Hall-of-Fame LEXINGTON - Six University of Kentucky greats will be inducted into the UK Athletics Hall of Fame in late September. The 2014 class includes former UK student-athletes Keith Bogans (men's basketball), Pat Etcheberry (track and field... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:44:12 EST Highlands continues to offer advanced sports medicine services to student athletes http://floydcountytimes.com/news/health/50364491/Highlands-continues-to-offer-advanced-sports-medicine-services-to-student-athletes PRESTONSBURG — Dr. Robert Royalty, orthopedic and sports medicine surgeon, will offer sports medicine evaluation and treatment with the Highlands Black & Blue Clinic — convenient healthcare for student athletes, with no appointment... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:43:12 EST MSU Dance Team auditions set for Aug. 27 http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50364369/MSU-Dance-Team-auditions-set-for-Aug.-27 MOREHEAD - The Morehead State University Dance Team will hold open auditions for the 2014-15 squad on Wednesday, Aug. 27 at 6:30 p.m. in room 211 of the Wellness and Recreation Center. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:37:03 EST Floyd jobless numbers inch upward http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/50364232/Floyd-jobless-numbers-inch-upward FRANKFORT — Floyd County's unemployment rate ticked slightly upward in July, mirroring for the most part the rest of the region. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:33:04 EST High school sports participation increases for 25th consecutive year http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50364246/High-school-sports-participation-increases-for-25th-consecutive-year The number of participants in high school sports increased for the 25th consecutive year in 2013-14 with a record total of almost 7.8 million, according to the annual High School Athletics Participation Survey conducted by the National Federation of... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:27:06 EST UPike among ‘fastest-growing’ in the nation http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news_education/50364130/UPike-among-fastest-growing-in-the-nation PIKEVILLE – The University of Pikeville has been named one of the “fastest-growing colleges” by the Chronicle of Higher Education. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:21:04 EST Blackcats drop home game to Hazard http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50363876/Blackcats-drop-home-game-to-Hazard PRESTONSBURG - In boys' soccer, Prestonsburg dropped its season-opener to Hazard on Tuesday. Visiting Hazard managed to double up the Blackcats, winning 4-2.Justin Combs led Hazard with two goals. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:14:03 EST Grand opening set for Pikeville Post Office http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/50363952/Grand-opening-set-for-Pikeville-Post-Office PIKEVILLE — The U.S. Postal Service will hold a ribbon-cutting grand opening ceremony at 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at its newest Post Office in Pikeville, located at 281 Thompson Road. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:06:05 EST 64th annual Tri-State Gospel Sing planned at Breaks Park for Labor Day Weekend http://floydcountytimes.com/news/lifestyle/50363664/64th-annual-Tri-State-Gospel-Sing-planned-at-Breaks-Park-for-Labor-Day-Weekend The 64th annual Tri-State Gospel Sing will be held Labor Day weekend at Breaks Interstate Park. The event will run from Saturday, Aug. 30, through Monday, Sept. 1, at the park amphitheater. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:51:15 EST 606 Live Sports launches adult sports programs in Eastern Kentucky http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50363422/606-Live-Sports-launches-adult-sports-programs-in-Eastern-Kentucky PRESTONSBURG - Adults in Eastern Kentucky have a fun new option for sports programs. 606 Live Sports has announced the launch of five new sports programs, all of which will be held exclusively at StoneCrest Sportspark in Prestonsburg. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:46:17 EST