Floyd County Times- RSS NEWS Feed http://floydcountytimes.com/section/NEWS http://floydcountytimes.com/section/NEWS Sat, 22 Nov 2014 21:06:54 EST 1800 Preschoolers and pilgrims http://floydcountytimes.com/news/lifestyle-religion/150602059/Preschoolers-and-pilgrims In our preschool class at church, we typically study lessons about being thankful at Thanksgiving. It's a no-brainer. The week before the holiday, we are sure to do the story of the ten lepers. We talk about how dreadful leprosy was and wrap our... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:29:02 EST Men arrested after stolen items found in truck http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150611419/Men-arrested-after-stolen-items-found-in-truck GARRETT — Two men are in jail found them in a pickup truck carrying a load of items stolen the night before. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:53:03 EST Woman accused of stealing $31K http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150611011/Woman-accused-of-stealing-$31K PRESTONSBURG — A Prestonsburg woman could face up to 10 years in prison, after being accused of stealing money through an online payment service. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:29:07 EST Classes getting more P.E. a possible panacea http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news-news_education/150609375/Classes-getting-more-P.E.-a-possible-panacea PRESTONSBURG — Educators, healthcare leaders, and government representatives convened at Prestonsburg Elementary on Wednesday for a demonstration of GoNoodle, an interactive classroom resource being provided with the help of Highlands Regional... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:09:07 EST Local authors spin a yarn just for little girls http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150610075/Local-authors-spin-a-yarn-just-for-little-girls PRESTONSBURG — A pair of enterprising local sisters-in-law are looking to shake up the market for young girls with a project combining fashion and storytelling, with a debut in Prestonsburg set for the holiday season. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:09:05 EST Team, biggest fan enjoy run http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150609327/Team-biggest-fan-enjoy-run PRESTONSBURG - If the Prestonsburg High School football team has a 12th man, it's sophomore Brayden Hall. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:06:05 EST Some tax bills ‘undeliverable’ http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150608882/Some-tax-bills-undeliverable Property tax bills have been mailed, but some landowners may still be unaware, as several bills have been returned by the postal service as “undeliverable.” Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:45:02 EST Rock slide closes Route 321 http://floydcountytimes.com/news/home_top-news/150594549/Rock-slide-closes-Route-321 PRESTONSBURG — A large rock slide on Route 321 near Highlands Regional Medical Center on Wednesday morning closed the road in both directions while crews worked to clear the debris. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:33:02 EST Woman charged with helping sneak items in jail http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150601374/Woman-charged-with-helping-sneak-items-in-jail PRESTONSBURG — A Grethel woman found herself heading to jail, after admitting to helping two men who were trying to sneak prohibited items into it. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:17:03 EST 3 arrested in Martin McDonald’s robbery http://floydcountytimes.com/news/breaking_news-news/150600401/3-arrested-in-Martin-McDonalds-robbery MARTIN — Three people have been arrested following a robbery at McDonald's of Martin on Tuesday. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:05:05 EST Wayland man facing more charges http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150600123/Wayland-man-facing-more-charges WAYLAND — Additional charges have been brought against a Wayland man who was arrested last week, after his brother accused him of threats and endangerment. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:10:09 EST Texas fugitive nabbed http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150599232/Texas-fugitive-nabbed MARTIN — A traffic stop on Route 80 proved to be the end of the line for a Texas man wanted in his home state on drug charges. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:46:03 EST Group looks to region’s ‘future’ http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150579726/Group-looks-to-regions-future COAL RUN VILLAGE — A group of Eastern Kentucky residents who say they are concerned about the future of Eastern Kentucky have formed a group — aptly named The Future of Eastern Kentucky — to bring a grassroots voice to the often... Tue, 18 Nov 2014 12:58:05 EST Groups again accuse Frasure Creek of pollution http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150579160/Groups-again-accuse-Frasure-Creek-of-pollution A Floyd County mining company is once again facing the prospect of a lawsuit, after a quartet of environmental groups announced their intention to sue the company and its affiliate for violations of the Clean Water Act. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 11:55:02 EST Taking time to listen http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150576516/Taking-time-to-listen PRESTONSBURG — Residents, stakeholders and family members at Prestonsburg Health Care took time on Veterans Day to pay special tribute to our elders who have served our Country in various capacities. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 11:20:04 EST Wreck on U.S. 23 injures 2 http://floydcountytimes.com/news/home_top-news/150576147/Wreck-on-U.S.-23-injures-2 PRESTONSBURG — A four-vehicle accident at the intersection of U.S. 23 and Route 3 on Monday afternoon sent two to the hospital and closed both of the highway's northbound lanes. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 11:19:04 EST Eastern Air Flow hosts grand opening http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150576145/Eastern-Air-Flow-hosts-grand-opening PRESTONSBURG — A new HVAC business on U.S. 23 in Prestonsburg is the product of a great deal of hard work from proprietor Justin Trout, culminating in a celebratory grand opening on Saturday with the help of the Floyd County Chamber of... Tue, 18 Nov 2014 11:19:03 EST Small fire cuts classes short http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150576149/Small-fire-cuts-classes-short MARTIN — A minor fire at the top of a utility pole shortened classes for students at the Floyd County Area Technology Center on Thursday. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 11:18:04 EST (No heading) http://floydcountytimes.com/news/lifestyle/150577368/ Marissa LaShea Johnson recently won the title of Fall Festival Petite Miss Supreme Queen, in Richmond. She is the 6-year-old daughter of Gary and Kristi Johnson, of Allen, and attends first grade at Allen Elementary. Marissa also holds the title of... Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:14:08 EST Business support program ‘Grow Kentucky’ off to productive start http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news-news_agricultural/150577631/Business-support-program-Grow-Kentucky-off-to-productive-start LEXINGTON — In April 2014, the Kentucky Small Business Development Center, in partnership with the Community and EconomicDevelopment Initiative of Kentucky, launched the Grow Kentucky program and received overwhelming interest from across the... Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:10:06 EST