NEWS


Operation UNITE provides report

LONDON – Through Operation UNITE’s “Too Good for Drugs” program, test scores increased 43 percent for drug prevention knowledg...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Road work slowing traffic on KY 550

KNOTT COUNTY – Motorists should expect to slow down along KY 550 in Knott County, starting at the junction of KY 899 over the next week.Assistan...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Enrollment continues for MSU’s fall semester

MOREHEAD - There is still time for new or returning students to register for Morehead State University’s 2016 fall academic term.Classes will be...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Floyd County Community Health Fair set for Aug. 3

MARTIN - The annual Floyd County Community Health Fair presented by Big Sandy Area Community Action Program and sponsored by the City of Martin Touris...

July 21st, 2016 |  


UNITE speaks with Floyd County Chamber of Commerce

UNITE speaks with Floyd County Chamber of Commerce

PRESTONSBURG - The Floyd County Chamber of Commerce held a networking luncheon meeting on July 12 at Reno’s in Prestonsburg. The topic for this ...

July 21st, 2016 |  


PMC to host community health fair on World Hepatitis Day

PIKEVILLE – Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) will host a community health fair in recognition of World Hepatitis Day on Thursday, July 28 from 7:3...

July 21st, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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AC to open season at Phelps

Track & field/cross country rules changes announced

Effective with the 2017 high school track and field season, a participant who assists an injured/ill competitor shall not be disqualified if an approp...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Top-water lures during low light periods break the mid-summer doldrums

FRANKFORT – An old saying among bass anglers declares they would rather catch one bass on a top-water lure than 10 on anything else.The shake-in...

July 19th, 2016 |  


McDowell Professional Clinic to offer free physicals

McDOWELL - McDowell Professional Clinic will offer sports physicals on Friday, July 22 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. and Wednesday, July 27 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.No ...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Blackcats finish runner-up in Raceland tournament

Blackcats finish runner-up in Raceland tournament

PRESTONSBURG - Prestonsburg finished runner-up in a passing tournament held at Raceland on Friday. The Blackcats, under the direction of longtime head...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Raiders start preseason practice

Raiders start preseason practice

HI HAT - The South Floyd High School football team opened preseason practice at Raider Field on Monday.Second-year head coach Chad Hall is set to guid...

July 19th, 2016 |  


LIFE


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Family Life

Rental Central

A good week for average releases will feature four movies hot off the shelves.HARDCORE HENRY - First person shooter video game fans will enjoy this ,o...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Artists sought for Ohio Valley Art League Wildlife Exhibit

FRANKFORT — The Ohio Valley Art League and the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources are inviting artists to enter the 2016 Kentuck...

July 19th, 2016 |  


KAC recognizes Al Smith Fellowships, emerging Artists Award recipients

FRANKFORT — Six Kentucky artists have been awarded $7,500 Al Smith Individual Artist Fellowships from the Kentucky Arts Council for exemplifying...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Family Life

Family Life

We went to the beach last week and it was glorious.Going to the beach is a spiritual retreat for me. My beloved feels the same way. It’s the Tri...

July 14th, 2016 |  


Movies From the Black Lagoon

A hen pecked husband finds his suburban homestead has turned into a house of horrors when an adulterous encounter unleashes his wife’s dark side...

July 14th, 2016 |  


OPINION


4:07 am |    
The first 180 days

Those College Nightmares — Mine and Yours

Dream surveys consistently show that dreaming about being back in school is among the top three content areas of our adult dreams. College is often de...

July 19th, 2016 |  


A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly

FRANKFORT – Over the years, I have been proud to sponsor or support a number of educational programs, from the Kentucky Education Reform Act to ...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Kentucky’s Coal Industry Crushed by an Agency in Need of a Purpose

For decades, Kentucky has proudly mined the coal that fuels America. Coal still generates more than a third of U.S. electricity – more than any ...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Help Governor Bevin Cut the Red Tape for Kentucky Businesses

If you ask business owners what frustrates them most about running their businesses, one of the resounding answers will be the amount of red tape they...

July 14th, 2016 |  


America’s Huge Racial Wealth Gap Is No Accident

Party platforms are dense and often morosely boring documents filled with wonkish policy proposals and partisan jeers at the other side.At over 40 pag...

July 14th, 2016 |  


End of an era? Global economy’s tectonic plates moving again

October 1987: The U.S. stock market collapsed 23 percent in one day, the largest one-day drop on record. For the rest of that year economists debated ...

July 14th, 2016 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA