NEWS


6:08 am |    

For the Record

Charges filed Michael Stanley, 24, fugitive from another state.Pam Fitch, 49, theft by unlawful taking $500 or more but under $10,000.Brandon Perkins,...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Council bans vaping in city limits

Council bans vaping in city limits

PRESTONSBURG - A result of growing concerns and community encouragement, the Prestonsburg City Council passed Ordinance No. 12-2016 amending ordinance...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Energy, weatherization assistance available

Energy, weatherization assistance available

ALLEN - As temperatures drop, households try to find ways to curb their energy bill. The Big Sandy Area Community Action Program offers two programs t...

December 1st, 2016 |  


City of Prestonsburg ready for Christmas

City of Prestonsburg ready for Christmas

PRESTONSBURG - The City of Prestonsburg will hold its annual Christmas parade on Friday evening.City Perk Coffeehouse is teaming up with the city to h...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Boyd crowned RMHA and KMSHA 2016 International Youth Grand Champion

Boyd crowned RMHA and KMSHA 2016 International Youth Grand Champion

ALLEN - The Rocky Mountain Horse Association (RMHA) and Kentucky Mountain Saddle Horse Association (KMSHA) held international shows in September at th...

December 1st, 2016 |  


SPORTS


12:09 pm |    
Kentucky Afield Outdoors

Slone leads Rebels over Jenkins

EASTERN - Koby Slone scored a team-high 19 points to lead host Allen Central past Jenkins 85-58 in a boys’ high school basketball season opener ...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Raiders fall to host Hornets in season’s first game

SALYERSVILLE - The South Floyd Raiders fell short in their season opener on the road earlier in the week. Preseason top 15th Region boys’ basket...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Lady Raiders roll past Magoffin County in opener

SALYERSVILLE - Visiting South Floyd pulled away to defeat Magoffin County 68-39 in a season opener on Tuesday night.The Lady Raiders shook a slow star...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Blackcats represent in statewide event

Blackcats represent in statewide event

FRANKFORT - The Adams Middle School football program was well-represented in this year’s East-West Eighth Grade Game at Kentucky State Universit...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Gibson ends first season on EKU staff

Gibson ends first season on EKU staff

RICHMOND - Floyd County native Chase Gibson has concluded his first season as an assistant coach on the Eastern Kentucky University football program&#...

November 29th, 2016 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


12:43 pm |    
Family Life
3:11 pm
Updated: 3:11 pm. |    
Library to host Gingerbread house decorating event
Library to host Gingerbread house decorating event

Library to host Gingerbread house decorating event

PRESTONSBURG - The Floyd County Library is preparing for Christmas. The library invites everyone to come out to decorate a (graham cracker) gingerbrea...

November 29th, 2016 updated: November 29th, 2016. |  


Rental Central

The holiday shopping season will get off to a poor start for home entertainment with trio of underwhelming releases.THE BFG - Steven Spielberg directe...

November 24th, 2016 updated: November 24th, 2016. |  


Movies From the Black Lagoon

The morally challenged owner of a zoo uses his trained animals to take out his enemies in this offbeat horror yarn that benefits from an all systems g...

November 24th, 2016 updated: November 24th, 2016. |  


Family Life

Family Life

I just finished decorating everything for Christmas. Whew! I’m pooped! It seemed to take forever because I kept starting and stopping. It took s...

November 24th, 2016 |  


Thanksgiving specials to air on MSPR

MOREHEAD - Morehead State Public Radio will offer special programs during the Thanksgiving weekend.At 9 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 24, MSPR will air “S...

November 22nd, 2016 |  


OPINION


Living On Purpose

Every year at Christmas time, it’s common to see the bell ringers all over town standing at the red kettles of the Salvation Army. Recently, I h...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Self-Defense for Whom?

In every state in the country, the right to self-defense is considered a mitigating factor in criminal prosecutions. If you use violence to defend you...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Why Does Pet Care Cost So Much?

Anyone who owns a pet knows that the cost of caring for old Fluffy or Fido has gone up considerably over recent years.Economists from Stanford and MIT...

November 29th, 2016 |  


KPMA to celebrate 90 years

For decades, my family and I have been proud to be statewide fuel distributors. My father started the company with simple roots and taught me the ins ...

November 24th, 2016 |  


Plymouth, Jamestown rejected Socialism as did we

It is said that the casualties of this presidential election in order were the toppling of the Bush dynasty, the Clinton dynasty and the nullification...

November 24th, 2016 updated: November 24th, 2016. |  


This Election Wasn’t About Trump

When a political puck named Dick Tuck lost a California senate election in 1966, he famously conceded: “The people have spoken. The bastards....

November 24th, 2016 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA