NEWS


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Two arrested in connection with EQT vandalism

Two arrested in connection with EQT vandalism

WEEKSBURY - Brandon J. Hall, 31, and Stephanie Spriggs, 29, two alleged criminals both from Weeksbury and on the run since May, were apprehended by de...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Art history class turns into passion for 2016 BSCTC graduate

Art history class turns into passion for 2016 BSCTC graduate

PRESTONSBURG – Like many students out of high school, Kaitlyn Campbell wasn’t sure what she wanted to pursue as a major in college.She att...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Officials request air quality inspection at courthouse

PRESTONSBURG - Questions have swirled around the Floyd County Court House over the past few months following the passing of longtime employee Vonda...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Garrett woman arrested twice in 24 hours

GARRETT - Trouble seemed to follow Ashley Adams of Garrett around over the weekend. The 30-year-old found herself facing blue lights not once but twic...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Cole named Kentucky Counseling Association Outstanding College and Career Counselor

Cole named Kentucky Counseling Association Outstanding College and Career Counselor

PIKEVILLE – Elizabeth Cole, M.A., LPCC, BCC, professor and counselor at Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC), was named the Outstan...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Floyd County Library to host ‘AChristmas Carol’

Floyd County Library to host ‘AChristmas Carol’

PRESTONSBURG - The Floyd County Library will present the Charles Dickens classic “A Christmas Carol” on Monday, December 12 starting at 6:...

December 6th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Vance honored as PRP champion

Vance honored as PRP champion

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio - Floyd County-based dirt track driver Ervin Vance was honored as the Portsmouth Raceway Park Modified Champion during the PRP Banque...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Lady Cats drop game at Pike Central

BUCKLEYS CREEK - Host Pike County Central prevented Betsy Layne from claiming an early-season win on Wednesday night (Nov. 30), edging the Lady Cats 6...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Lady Rebels drop opener to Sheldon Clark

EASTERN - Visiting Sheldon Clark pulled away to defeat Allen Central 68-28 in a girls’ high school basketball season opener at J.E. Campbell Are...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Lady Raiders suffer three-point loss to Sheldon Clark

HI HAT - Floyd County native Tim Rice made himself at home in Raider Arena on Wednesday night, guiding the visiting Sheldon Clark Lady Cardinals past ...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Allen Central rolls past Piarist School, 83-28

EASTERN - Allen Central rolled past visiting Piarist School 83-28 in an early-season boys’ high school basketball game at J.E. Campbell Arena on...

December 6th, 2016 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Movies from the Black Lagoon

Four mercenaries kidnap a fifth to collect a million dollar bounty in this Italian action yarn that steals the best elements from some classic flicks ...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Rental Central

There’s lots of entertainment options set for the whole family during the upcoming week as winter sets in and staying home becomes the norm.JASO...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Family Life

Family Life

At this time of the year, there’s only one thing a Belfry Pirate wants Santa to bring them for Christmas: another State Championship. This week,...

December 1st, 2016 |  


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. |  


Ealies and Goldie Hunter celebrate 59th wedding anniversary

Ealies and Goldie Hunter celebrate 59th wedding anniversary

Ealies and Goldie Hunter celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary with their daughter Barb Hunter of Honaker and Shelli Nunemaker, their granddaughte...

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. |  


OPINION


Living On Purpose

I have read articles over the years about how Christmas is a combination of Christian and pagan symbolism along with some folklore traditions and for ...

December 6th, 2016 |  


True Holiday Spirit

Among other things, the holidays are a time of giving and receiving gifts. The question most often asked of people is, “what did you get?”...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Media hype aside, energy industry is exceptionally safe

The new movie Deepwater Horizon chronicles the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. This is a story worth telling, but the Deepwater disaster should ...

December 6th, 2016 |  


The transformative power of Thanksgiving

An unusual thing happened in Frankfort the other day. After years of being in the minority party, Republican House Speaker-elect Jeff Hoover welcomed ...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Washington can help to make coal cleaner

As the recent election cycle demonstrated, American politics is beset with a number of polarizing issues. Among the most obvious has been the debate o...

December 1st, 2016 |  


What Is Gold Saying About Trump?

Editor’s note: This article first appeared at Forbes.com.Amidst the larger drama of the election, the financial markets staged their own little ...

December 1st, 2016 |  


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