Squad obtains new dry suits

Squad obtains new dry suits

PRESTONSBURG - The Floyd County Emergency and Rescue Squad received a grant to pay for 21 dry suits for members of its Swift Water Attack Team (SWAT)....

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Unemployment rate decreases to 4.9 percent

FRANKFORT - Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate for February 2017 was down 0.1 percent from the January 2017 rate of 5....

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Manhunt continues for Floyd County resident

Manhunt continues for Floyd County resident

PRESTONSBURG - The Floyd County Sheriff’s Department continues to search for fugitive James Sexton. Deputies were trying to execute a warrant on...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Roberts named BLHS principal

Roberts named BLHS principal

BETSY LAYNE - Superintendent Dr. Henry Webb has announced that Jody Roberts has been selected as principal at Betsy Layne High School.“Jody has ...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


For the Record

Charges filed David Hamilton, 30, complicity assault-fourth degree, complicity unlawful imprisonment.Lillian Garrett, 40, trafficking, first degree- f...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


AEP donates $25K to God’s Pantry Food Bank

AEP donates $25K to God’s Pantry Food Bank

PRESTONSBURG - Executives with American Electric Power (AEP) donated $25,000 to God’s Pantry Food Bank on Tuesday. The grant from the AEP Founda...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Library encourages imagination through personalized board games

Library encourages imagination through personalized board games

PRESTONSBURG - Fun and excitement is always available for individuals visiting the Floyd County Library. Individuals had the opportunity to make their...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Coal mining training set for April 11

HAZARD - A free eight-hour surface retraining for coal miners will be offered on Tuesday, April 11 from noon to 6 p.m. The class will be held at the T...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


KSP investigates shooting in Pike County

MILLARD – At approximately 12:36 a.m. on Saturday, Kentucky State Police Post 9 received a 911 call from Terry Runyon, 59, of Millard, advising ...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Ratliff to demonstrate chairmaking in Louisa

LOUISA — Kentucky master woodworker Terry Ratliff, of Martin, will demonstrate his craft at 6 p.m. on April 13 at Lawrence County Public Library...

March 23rd, 2017 |