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WILLIAMSBURG – Throughout the week, participants in the 9th annual Camp UNITE engaged in fun activities designed to develop leadership …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Floyd Farm Bureau presents 22 scholarships to area students

PRESTONSBURG – On Thursday Floyd County Farm Bureau presented scholarships to 22 Floyd County students during a Scholarship Dinner at …

July 23rd, 2015 |  

UPIKE: Applied sustainability inspires experiential learning

PIKEVILLE – University of Pikeville students are making connections across academic majors and learning how various fields of study come …

July 23rd, 2015 |  

Inmates face new charges after drug search

PRESTONSBURG – More charges of promoting contraband have come out of the Floyd County Detention Center, this time leading to …

July 23rd, 2015 |  

Jobless rates down in 118 Kentucky counties in June 2015

FRANKFORT – Unemployment rates fell in 118 Kentucky counties between June 2014 and June 2015, but rose in Hancock and …

July 23rd, 2015 |  

$250K in coal reserves discovered at Floyd Central site

PRESTONSBURG – The Floyd County Board of Education may be getting into the coal business. The board was set to …

July 23rd, 2015 |  

Clinic owner indicted for Medicaid fraud and theft

Clinic owner indicted for Medicaid fraud and theft

FRANKFORT – Attorney General Jack Conway and his Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Control Unit announced the indictment of a Floyd …

July 23rd, 2015 |  

Fight between brothers leads to meth arrest

BUCK’S BRANCH – A fight between two brothers led to one brother charged with manufacturing meth. On July 15, officers …

July 23rd, 2015 |  

Flood relief: Sundy Best gives back through concert

Flood relief: Sundy Best gives back through concert

Sundy Best, featuring Floyd County natives Nick Jamerson and Kris Bentley, performed during a free concert at Johnson Central High …

July 23rd, 2015 updated: July 23rd, 2015. |  

Job Corps students cater KSP golf scramble

Job Corps students cater KSP golf scramble

PRESTONSBURG – Carl D. Perkins Job Corps students and staff volunteered July 16 to assist with the Kentucky State Police …

July 23rd, 2015 |  

For the Record

Felony Charges Filed Bradley D. Williams, 30, Grethel; second-degree burglary. Freddie Hunter, 31, Wayland; resisting arrest, third-degree assault, terroristic threatening, …

July 23rd, 2015 |  

MSHA mid-year report shows 18 mining deaths in first half of year

ARLINGTON, Va. – In the first six months of 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration …

July 23rd, 2015 |  

House Speaker Stumbo announces election of Reps. Jenkins, McKee to committees

FRANKFORT – On Tuesday, House Speaker Greg Stumbo announced that veteran lawmakers Joni L. Jenkins and Tom McKee were elected …

July 23rd, 2015 |  

Chamber welcomes new credit union business

Chamber welcomes new credit union business

PRESTONSBURG – Floyd County Chamber of Commerce members welcomed a new business to the area this week. A ribbon-cutting was …

July 23rd, 2015 |  

Court cases in 12 more Kentucky counties may now be filed electronically

FRANKFORT – Attorneys with court cases in 12 more Kentucky counties may now file them without making a trip to …

July 23rd, 2015 updated: July 23rd, 2015. |  

KentuckyOne Health Partners ranked as 12th largest ACO in U.S.

LOUISVILLE — KentuckyOne Health Partners, a provider-based, physician-led clinically integrated network developed by KentuckyOne Health, was ranked as the twelfth …

July 23rd, 2015 |  

Executive Order relating to protection of Kentucky National Guard issued

FRANKFORT – Gov. Steve Beshear issued an Executive Order relating to protection of Kentucky National Guard members on Wednesday. The …

July 23rd, 2015 |  

Governor orders to half-staff in honor of Chattanooga service members

FRANKFORT – Gov. Steve Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Thursday, …

July 23rd, 2015 |  

Gov. Beshear places $82.5 million in ‘rainy day fund’

FRANKFORT – Governor Steve Beshear gave Kentuckians another boost of confidence in the state’s ongoing economic progress on Wednesday by …

July 23rd, 2015 updated: July 23rd, 2015. |  

Sundy Best, Tyler Childers to provide flood relief concert

PAINTSVILLE – Sundy Best will perform a free concert to raise money to aid with the flood relief in Johnson …

July 21st, 2015 updated: July 21st, 2015. |  

MAC receives award from Kentucky Arts Council

FRANKFORT — The Kentucky Arts Council has awarded more than $1.2 million in operating support to 91 arts organizations across …

July 21st, 2015 |  

EKSC hosts Robotics Camp

EKSC hosts Robotics Camp

PRESTONSBURG – The East Kentucky Science Center and Varia Planetarium (EKSC) held a Robotics camp on July 15-16 on the …

July 21st, 2015 |  

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