NEWS


McDowell woman arrested for pointing handgun at church

McDowell woman arrested for pointing handgun at church

McDOWELL – Sherry Ann Wright of Doty Creek was arrested by Deputy Darrell Bradley of the Floyd County Sheriff’s Department on Wednesday (F...

February 21st, 2017 updated: February 21st, 2017. |  


MSU: Nominations sought for distinguished service awards

MOREHEAD - Morehead State University’s Service Committee is seeking nominations for two of its most prestigious honors: the 2016-17 Distinguishe...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Being rowdy at roadhouse lands Bailey in jail

PRESTONSBURG – Robin Bailey of Salyersville has had her fair share of run-ins with the law. On Thursday, Prestonsburg City Police responded to a...

February 21st, 2017 updated: February 21st, 2017. |  


David woman charged with making meth

DAVID – David resident Ethel Renee Breeding is the latest individual arrested in Floyd County on charges relating to the manufacture of methamph...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Senior attributes health to smart choices, pretty women

Senior attributes health to smart choices, pretty women

PRESTONSBURG - Douglas Meador enjoys traveling, playing board games, singing and beautiful women with dark eyes and dark hair. The young 94-year-old d...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Prestonsburg collaborates with residents through meeting

Prestonsburg collaborates with residents through meeting

PRESTONSBURG – The City of Prestonsburg held a strategic planning meeting at the Mountain Arts Center (MAC) on Thursday. During the event, local...

February 21st, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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New class enters BLHS Hall of Fame
Besty Layne beats Jenkins, 81-75

Besty Layne beats Jenkins, 81-75

BETSY LAYNE – Host Betsy Layne held on to defeat Jenkins 81-75 at the Dome on Friday night in a game that featured two technical fouls and an in...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Ladycats fend off Jenkins, 61-48

Ladycats fend off Jenkins, 61-48

BETSY LAYNE – The Betsy Layne Ladycats defeated the visiting Jenkins Lady Cavaliers 61-48 in their regular-season finale at the Dome on Friday n...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Balanced Rebels roll over Knights, 67-32

EASTERN - A dozen different Rebels broke into the scoring column as Allen Central defeated visiting Piarist School 67-32 in the final boys’ high...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Poston leads Lady Rebels past Piarist School, 71-52

EASTERN - Kacie Poston scored 19 points to lead Allen Central past former 58th District/Floyd County Conference rival Piarist School 71-52 in the Lady...

February 21st, 2017 updated: February 21st, 2017. |  


AMS, PHS archers capture region championships

AMS, PHS archers capture region championships

PRESTONSBURG - Adams Middle School and Prestonsburg High School archery programs remain on after capturing region championships.Floyd County Superinte...

February 16th, 2017 |  


PHS wrestlers set to compete in state tournament

PHS wrestlers set to compete in state tournament

PRESTONSBURG - Three Prestonsburg High school wrestlers are set to compete in the state tournament.Chase Stephens, Jason Ratliff and Samuel Kelly are ...

February 16th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Family Life
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Family Life
Family Life

Family Life

Do you have a dream or a long-time desire for something? Do you yearn and hope that one day it will come true?I have dreams. But all of them may not b...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Judy Rogers Art/Media/Writing Contest open for submissions

MOREHEAD - Morehead State University’s Gender Studies Program and the Department of History, Philospohy, Interdisciplinary Studies and Legal Stu...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Community Calendar

HUBBLE EXHIBIT AT EKSC: Big Sandy Community and Technical College’s East Kentucky Science Center and Varia Planetarium (EKSC) will host the NASA...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Movies From the Black Lagoon

A zombie apocalypse spreads quickly throughout South Korea, and the titular locomotive, in this action packed thriller that manages to combine zombie ...

February 9th, 2017 |  


Rental Central

Four very diverse pieces of entertainment made for an exciting week for renters but a tough one if you didn’t have time for all of them.ARRIVAL ...

February 9th, 2017 |  


Family Life

Family Life

We were looking at pictures recently from last year’s vacation. We were at the beach and the scenery was glorious. Because the photo was in my p...

February 9th, 2017 updated: February 9th, 2017. |  


OPINION


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Senate Week In Review
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Living On Purpose

Why Cancer Screenings Matter

I look at cancer screenings in two important ways.As a health care executive, who has spent much of my career studying the data on quality health outc...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Beshear: Protecting Your Right to Know

FRANKFORT – Our state and its government belong to the citizens of Kentucky and each person has a right to know how his or her tax dollars are b...

February 15th, 2017 |  


To Save Main Street, Tax Wall Street

All too often these days, large U.S. corporations and Wall Street banks seem more interested in tapping overseas markets than in growing a customer ba...

February 15th, 2017 |  


The General Assembly must protect Kentucky retirees’ pensions

The General Assembly must protect Kentucky retirees’ pensions

One of the most important responsibilities of the State Treasurer is to be a watchdog for money earned by Kentuckians. That includes protecting Kentuc...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Legislative Update: General Assembly returns in Frankfort

Legislative Update: General Assembly returns in Frankfort

FRANKFORT — The General Assembly returned to Frankfort this week after a brief organizational break, and the week has been filled with legislati...

February 14th, 2017 updated: February 14th, 2017. |  


Senate Week In Review

Senate Week In Review

FRANKFORT — Lawmakers returned to Frankfort this week to reconvene the 2017 Regular Session with plenty of issues on the table. Many of those we...

February 14th, 2017 |  


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