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...
AUXIER — Being able to step outside of a jail cell is not looking like a promising prospect in the immediate future for a Floyd County man, after he was slapped with numerous felony and misdemeanor charges following an alleged violent attack on...
PRESTONSBURG — A sting operation earlier this month netted the arrest of a Grethel man accused of selling prescription painkillers.
EAST POINT — Two men are behind bars after Kentucky State Police busted a one-step meth lab in East Point last week.
DAVID — The Floyd County Sheriff's Department arrested a Martin man on Monday for allegedly beating his girlfriend.
PRESTONSBURG — With less than a week remaining before the election, Alison Lundergan Grimes' campaign headquarters on South Lake Drive was teeming with enthusiasm when the Senate hopeful stopped by on Wednesday.
PIKEVILLE — Nearly 600 people attended the largest multi-district K-12 educational professional learning event in Eastern Kentucky's history Oct. 24 .
PRESTONSBURG — An Ohio woman has been arrested on a nearly year-old felony theft charge, for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars in cash from a Floyd County man.
Sunday, Nov. 2, is the end of Daylight Saving Time this year and for those who already sleep poorly, it might mean further disruption to their sleep patterns.
FRANKFORT — More than 2,300 people die and nearly 13,000 are injured annually in home fires across the United States.
JEFFERSONTOWN — It was hailed as a major victory for children in Kentucky when, earlier this year, the Legislature restored funding for child care assistance.
PAINTSVILLE — A local group is planning a dual tribute to veterans of the Big Sandy area this year.
A gypsy, Little Red Riding Hood, and a nerd from the Ky. Opry Jr. Pros warmed up the crowd with their renditions of Halloween-appropriate songs.Elvis is still his funky self, this time on bass guitar.
EASTERN — The plans are coming together for Floyd County's new high school, as representatives from Sherman Carter Barnhart presented an architectural report to the Floyd County Board of Education at Allen Central Middle School on...
PRESTONSBURG — It began as the search for work after being laid off from the coal mines. Now, Chris Crider has his name on the building that houses his first own business, a barbershop on Village Drive in Prestonsburg, where the Floyd County...