PIKEVILLE – The University of Pikeville invites singers throughout Eastern Kentucky to join the UPike community chorus.
PRESTONSBURG — Floyd County's contributions to the U.S. Senate race and the 5th congressional district seem to echo the numbers being put up elsewhere in the state and district, with incumbents Sen. Mitch McConnell and Rep. Hal Rogers...
In the end, with over $200,000 spent, numerous television commercials, and countless pleas to voters, the Floyd County circuit judge's race boiled down to 72 votes, or less than 1 percent of all votes cast.
PRESTONSBURG — Ducking out of a banquet hall packed with a boisterous crowd, excited over having taken part in naming a new mayor for the first time in a generation, Mayor-elect Les Stapleton did not appear to have yet come to terms with his...
PRESTONSBURG — While much of Election Day's spotlight was on the city races in Prestonsburg, some other Floyd County municipal elections brought very close races.
PRESTONSBURG — With over two-thirds of the vote, Stuart “Bear” Halbert shrugged off a challenge from independent candidate Doug Hopkins to become Floyd County's new jailer.
BULL CREEK — Things went from bad to worse for a Floyd County woman involved in a single-car crash, who then found herself on the way to jail after police found drugs at the scene.
PRESTONSBURG — Homeowners, renters, businesses and private nonprofit organizations can now apply for low-interest loans to aid in recovering from the August flash floods, but they do not have much time to do so.
PRESTONSBURG — A Cliffside Apartments resident has been freed from home incarceration, after a grand jury failed to indict him on an alleged rape charge.
PIKEVILLE – Half of new US 460 will open to traffic in the late afternoon on Wednesday, December 17, following a 1 p.m. ceremony at Shelby Valley High School and ribbon-cutting near the US 23 interchange.
PIKEVILLE – When it snows this winter in Johnson County, the pavement might turn green.
Tonda Hughes, an internationally recognized researcher on women's mental health and substance abuse at the University of Illinois at Chicago's College of Nursing, has been selected to receive the Betty Ford Award from the Association of...
PRESTONSBURG — A pair of undead pirates showed up at the Floyd County Clerk's office on Friday to file for their marriage license.
EASTERN — The Allen Central High School gymnasium hosted seniors from all of Floyd County's high schools for a massive college and career day on Friday.
PAINTSVILLE – Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) held its Big Sandy Idol competition at Johnson Central on Friday, October 24. Big Sandy Idol is sponsored by Gearheart Communications.
After completing one semester in the Electrical Technology program at Big Sandy Community and Technical College, David Goode found employment with AT&T. As a laid off coal miner, Goode attended BSCTC through the HOME program and is currently working...
PRESTONSBURG – Did you miss out on starting college during the Fall semester? Have you always wanted to return to college or have you recently lost your job and are seeking a new career?
Everyone agrees that rural Appalachia needs a high speed, broadband internet network to create a new economy in eastern Kentucky. But once the network is built, how will it best be utilized? This question is especially important when it comes to...
Big Sandy Community and Technical College President/CEO Dr. George D. Edwards, left, presented Bill Gordon Francis with a resolution recognizing his years of service to the Big Sandy College Educational Foundation, Inc. during its board meeting on...
PRESTONSBURG — City streets will be getting a facelift over the next few weeks, following a grant of discretionary funds from the state Transportation Cabinet.
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PRESTONSBURG — A Floyd County grand jury handed down 11 indictments last week.Those charged in the latest round of indictments include:
MARRIAGE LICENSESNancy Paulene Howell, 45, of Prestonsburg, to Jimmy Dwayne Slone, 51, of Prestonsburg.
I did something I NEVER, EVER dreamed I would do … I got a pedicure.
LEXINGTON — A state Court of Appeals race that had been largely quiet throughout the campaign has begun showing signs of heat in its final days, amid accusations that one candidate had engaged in misleading advertising. Meanwhile, that...