Floyd County Times- RSS NEWS Feed http://floydcountytimes.com/section/NEWS http://floydcountytimes.com/section/NEWS Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:19:52 EST 1800 Grand jury issues 18 indictments http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/50447201/Grand-jury-issues-18-indictments A Floyd County grand jury handed down 19 indictments this week against 17 people.Those indicted and the charges against them include:• Larry Myron Lewis, 30, receiving stolen property. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:05:08 EST Ky. Treasurer wants to return $1.5 million to Floyd Countians http://floydcountytimes.com/news/home_top-news/50446746/Ky.-Treasurer-wants-to-return-$1.5-million-to-Floyd-Countians PRESTONSBURG — You, your friends, family, and neighbors could be coming into some unexpected money soon. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:50:07 EST Clarification http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/50449481/Clarification In a story which ran in our Aug. 20 edition, it was noted that the owners of Prestonsburg pharmacies MedZone and Neighborhood Pharmacy paid fines and surrrendered their licenses to dispense controlled substances, as part as a settlement with the U.S. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:28:10 EST State health commissioner sees ‘stars aligned’ for Kentucky to finally get healthier http://floydcountytimes.com/news/health/50449138/State-health-commissioner-sees-stars-aligned-for-Kentucky-to-finally-get-healthier This is the third in a series of stories about four high-ranking female state officials who have guided the state's embrace of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:54:04 EST Man arrested for Hobert’s copper theft http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/50449105/Man-arrested-for-Hoberts-copper-theft PRESTONSBURG — A David man found himself on his way to jail, when he was allegedly observed taking his “carryout” from Hobert's Pizzeria. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:51:04 EST Couple charged after hardware burglary http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/50449046/Couple-charged-after-hardware-burglary IVEL — A Floyd County man and woman found themselves facing felony charges, following a burglary at a hardware store. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:49:06 EST Chase nets felony charges http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/50448973/Chase-nets-felony-charges MARTIN — A man who ran away when police informed him he was under arrest on an active warrant ended up facing a slew of charges in the process. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:48:05 EST Experts know the difference between ‘normal’ disruptive behavior and behavior disorders http://floydcountytimes.com/news/health/50447788/Experts-know-the-difference-between-normal-disruptive-behavior-and-behavior-disorders LEXINGTON — “Should I be concerned about a child's disruptive behavior?”This is a question many parents ask themselves at some point in their young child's life. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:19:03 EST Getaway doesn’t go far http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/50447450/Getaway-doesnt-go-far PRICE — Police say a Hi Hat man who allegedly left the scene of an accident in a gas station parking lot successfully made his getaway home. His getaway was foiled, however, because his home was just a few doors down from where the accident... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:57:04 EST May Valley Elementary to kick off early childhood education program http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news-news_education/50447048/May-Valley-Elementary-to-kick-off-early-childhood-education-program MARTIN – May Valley Elementary School in Martin kicks off its third year of an early childhood learning program this fall with funding from Toyota manufacturing operations in Kentucky. Called United Way Born Learning® Academies, driven by... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:31:07 EST Kentucky awarded $20 million to grow ‘new energy economy’ http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/50446970/Kentucky-awarded-$20-million-to-grow-new-energy-economy LEXINGTON — A project aimed at helping Kentucky transition to a “new energy economy” has been awarded $20 million from the National Science Foundation. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:23:06 EST Conference to showcase local efforts to build diverse and sustainable economy http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/50446957/Conference-to-showcase-local-efforts-to-build-diverse-and-sustainable-economy Appalachia's Bright Future is beginning to come together through the efforts of individuals and mountain communities working for a just economic transition. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:21:04 EST Sloan home named ‘Yard of the Month’ for August http://floydcountytimes.com/news/lifestyle-news/50366986/Sloan-home-named-Yard-of-the-Month-for-August PRESTONSBURG — The Prestonsburg Woman's Club has given the August Yard of the Month award to Thursa Sloan of Cardinal Street. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:07:08 EST Family Life: Jaws http://floydcountytimes.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50433931/Family-Life:-Jaws We just survived Shark Week on TV. I've seen bunches of the old Jaws movies. They bring back lots of memories. The very first Jaws came out when I was a junior in high school. I remember it was like it was yesterday … Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:28:02 EST Are elementary school start times too early for young children? http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news_education/50413434/Are-elementary-school-start-times-too-early-for-young-children LEXINGTON — It's rarely easy to get a child out of bed, dressed, fed and off to school, especially when it's still dark outside. Schoolchildren everywhere (their parents too, if they are being honest) groan for “just a little... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:53:07 EST Car, coal truck involved in Rt. 80 accident http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/50415768/Car-coal-truck-involved-in-Rt.-80-accident EASTERN — Traffic was reduced to two lanes and cleanup lasted into the evening after a collision between a sedan and a tractor-trailer, Friday, at the intersection of Routes 80 and 680. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:07:09 EST Storm swamps city http://floydcountytimes.com/news/home_top-news/50419490/Storm-swamps-city PRESTONSBURG — A severe thunderstorm carrying the intensity of a five-minute summer squall, but which hovered over the city of Prestonsburg for over an hour, turned hollows into rivers and streets into canals Friday night, leaving residents... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:05:06 EST Farmer’s market hosting free concert Saturday http://floydcountytimes.com/news/lifestyle-news-news_agricultural/50416192/Farmers-market-hosting-free-concert-Saturday PRESTONSBURG — The Floyd County Farmer's Market is partnering with the Prestonsburg Convention and Visitor's Bureau to put on what they call the city's first “agri-tainment” event, the Cornstock Music Festival,... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:56:04 EST McConnell talks coal at Worldwide Equipment http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/50415736/McConnell-talks-coal-at-Worldwide-Equipment PRESTONSBURG — U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell made the first of several stops through Floyd County on Friday at Worldwide Equipment in Prestonsburg, as his campaign to retain his seat enters its last three months. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:46:08 EST Osborne Elementary demonstrates hard work for school board http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news-news_education/50416268/Osborne-Elementary-demonstrates-hard-work-for-school-board BEVINSVILLE — Students and staff at Osborne Elementary were proud to host the Floyd County Board of Education for its regular August meeting on Monday. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:08:09 EST