For the Record

Charges filedChristopher Skeens, 35, persistent felony offender - first degree, tampering with physical evidence.Polly Marie Crisp, 47, assault - four...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Senate approves performance-based funding formula for universities

FRANKFORT - Postsecondary education funding would be guided by performance-based measures, such as the number of students receiving degrees, under leg...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Arson suspected in Floyd County forest fires

Arson suspected in Floyd County forest fires

DAVID - Floyd County has been plagued with a string of forest fires over the past week. Earlier in the week, the Prestonsburg Fire Department was busy...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Prestonsburg to receive new K9 vehicle

Prestonsburg to receive new K9 vehicle

PRESTONSBURG - Thanks to a grant from the United States Department of Agriculture, the Prestonsburg City Police Department will add a new 2017 Chevrol...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Group circulates petition for traffic lights

Group circulates petition for traffic lights

BETSY LAYNE - With approximately 675 students attending Betsy Layne Elementary School and around 390 students enrolled at Betsy Layne High School, a l...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Two former employees rob Zippy’s Pizza

Two former employees rob Zippy’s Pizza

BETSY LAYNE - The owners of Zippy’s Pizza were stunned when their business was robbed shortly after lunch around 1 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon.Acc...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Grimes makes official Kentucky voter turnout

FRANKFORT — Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes confirmed Tuesday nearly 60 percent of Kentucky voters cast ballots in last November̵...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


House votes to give landlords relief under state dog bite law

House votes to give landlords relief under state dog bite law

FRANKFORT — Landlords now held liable when a tenant’s dog bites someone would receive some relief under a bill that advanced Wednesday in ...

February 23rd, 2017 updated: February 23rd, 2017. |  


Senate panel approves measure to increase options for kids who need homes

FRANKFORT – The Senate Health and Welfare Committee approved a bill Wednesday that would allow children removed from their homes by the state to...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Senate panel approves bill to make some military surplus vehicles street legal

FRANKFORT - In an effort to make it possible for citizens to title and license certain military surplus vehicles like Humvees, the Senate Transportati...

February 23rd, 2017 |