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Markwell, Kilburn receive Earl and Eleanor Holbrook Endowed Scholarship

Markwell, Kilburn receive Earl and Eleanor Holbrook Endowed Scholarship

PIPPA PASSES – Alice Lloyd College (ALC) has announced Amberlee Markwell (Grassy Creek) and Samuel Kilburn (Prestonsburg) as the recipients …

May 3rd, 2016 |  

Operation UNITE funding included in state budget

LONDON – The final version of a two-year state budget approved by lawmakers and Governor Matt Bevin provides funding for …

May 3rd, 2016 |  

BSCTC to hold commencement ceremonies on May 6-7

BSCTC to hold commencement ceremonies on May 6-7

PRESTONSBURG – Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) will award more than 1,100 degrees, diplomas and credentials to more …

May 3rd, 2016 |  

Johnson County ECA student earns scholarships from UK

Johnson County ECA student earns scholarships from UK

PAINTSVILLE – Michael Hamilton is on a mission to reverse the unfair stereotypes often associated with youth from Eastern Kentucky. …

May 3rd, 2016 |  

Laid off miner eyes graduation day

Laid off miner eyes graduation day

PAINTSVILLE – In 2014, Michael Preston became a statistic. Like thousands of others across eastern Kentucky, Preston, 38, of Stanville, …

May 3rd, 2016 |  

Hillary Clinton visits area on campaign tour

WILLIAMSON, W.Va. – On May 17, the Democratic Party will decide who it wants as a Presidential Nominee. With just …

May 3rd, 2016 |  

Heavy rains cause flooding, mudslides

Heavy rains cause flooding, mudslides

PRESTONSBURG – Heavy rains and storms have hit Eastern Kentucky and Floyd County hard, leaving some residents stranded across creek …

May 3rd, 2016 |  

Mountain Sports Hall of Fame open in Wayland

Mountain Sports Hall of Fame open in Wayland

WAYLAND – The little town of Wayland is a town on the move. Once a bustling coal town, the city …

May 3rd, 2016 |  

Prestonsburg Senior Citizens Center hosts health fair

Prestonsburg Senior Citizens Center hosts health fair

PRESTONSBURG – The Prestonsburg Senior Citizens Center held a health fair for seniors on Thursday. Over 30 seniors participated in …

May 3rd, 2016 |  

TOP Clubs make baskets for senior centers

TOP Clubs make baskets for senior centers

PRESTONSBURG – The Floyd County Health Department sponsors the TOP Club (Teen Outreach Program), a group which continues to make …

May 3rd, 2016 |  

Davis earns top honor from Associated Press

Davis earns top honor from Associated Press

PRESTONSBURG – Floyd Countian Patrick Davis was awarded the Associated Press’ First-Place Award for Best Radio Feature Article – College …

May 3rd, 2016 |  

Bears out of dens, active in Southeastern Kentucky

FRANKFORT — Hungry black bears are now roaming the mountains of southeastern Kentucky looking for food, and feeding them is …

May 3rd, 2016 |  

Double murder case referred to grand jury

Double murder case referred to grand jury

PRESTONSBURG – Ronnie Hall, 49, appeared in Floyd County District Court on Wednesday before Judge Jimmy Marcum for a preliminary …

April 28th, 2016 |  

Shannon receives doctorate

Shannon receives doctorate

PRESTONSBURG – Floyd County Area Technology teacher Jeff Shannon has completed his doctorate in education from Morehead State University. “The …

April 28th, 2016 |  

Championship series to kick off on Saturday

Championship series to kick off on Saturday

HAGER HILL – The East Kentucky Hillbilly Drag Race 2016 Championship Series will kick off on Saturday. Paintsville, Pikeville, Prestonsburg …

April 28th, 2016 |  

Floyd County Chamber recognizes work ethics

Floyd County Chamber recognizes work ethics

HI HAT – The Floyd County Chamber of Commerce honored Floyd County high school students who completed the Chamber’s Work …

April 28th, 2016 |  

Goble selected for GSA

PRESTONSBURG – Floyd County Superintendent Henry Webb has announced that Cameron Dalton Goble has been selected for the Kentucky Center …

April 28th, 2016 updated: April 28th, 2016. |  

CPE sets tuition and mandatory fee ceilings for colleges and universities

FRANKFORT – Kentucky’s Council on Postsecondary Education set 2016-17 tuition and mandatory fee ceilings for resident undergraduate students at its …

April 28th, 2016 |  

Collaborative practice enriches health care curriculum

Collaborative practice enriches health care curriculum

PIKEVILLE – More than 250 students and 33 facilitators from health care fields came together on the University of Pikeville …

April 28th, 2016 |  

Local boys from Floyd County enjoy showing off their car and revving their engine at Combs Airport Armdrop Drags. Pearl …

April 28th, 2016 |  

Local fitness instructor urges everyone to try yoga

Local fitness instructor urges everyone to try yoga

PRESTONSBURG – To some people, yoga is something only new age hipsters do. However one fitness instructor is bringing yoga …

April 28th, 2016 |  

Songwriters Scene showcases local talent

Songwriters Scene showcases local talent

PRESTONSBURG – If you are looking for a great time with great people, consider attending Tuesday Night Songwriters Scene sponsored …

April 28th, 2016 |  

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