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Casey County Clerk begins ride across Kentucky in support of Kim Davis

LEXINGTON – At 4:30 a.m. on Thursday, Casey County Clerk Casey Davis left his home to launch a bike ride …

August 27th, 2015 |  

Depoy graduates from The Center for Rural Development’s 2015 Class of Rogers Scholars

Depoy graduates from The Center for Rural Development’s 2015 Class of Rogers Scholars

PRESTONSBURG – Prestonsburg High School student Hannah Depoy graduated from The Center for Rural Development’s 2015 Rogers Scholars program over …

August 27th, 2015 |  

Slone grows largest pumpkin, again

Slone grows largest pumpkin, again

LOUISVILLE – Prestonsburg grower Dwight Slone is back on top. Slone was awarded first place in the sixth annual Largest …

August 27th, 2015 updated: August 27th, 2015. |  

Drug abuse a problem for Kentucky workforce, lawmakers told

FRANKFORT — A 2014 federal workforce law with a local focus is helping Kentucky employers find solutions to one of …

August 27th, 2015 |  

American National University announces dean’s list

PIKEVILLE, KY – American National University (www.an.edu) in Pikeville has released its dean’s list for the second spring term. The …

August 27th, 2015 |  

Hall to receive award from KMA

Hall to receive award from KMA

LOUISVILLE – The Kentucky Medical Association will recognize legendary Appalachian community health activist Eula Hall along with physicians from across …

August 27th, 2015 |  

Riverview receives national accreditation for QAPI activities

PRESTONSBURG – Riverview Health Care Center has announced that it has received accreditation for 2015 as a skilled nursing facility …

August 27th, 2015 |  

Hamilton named new nurse practitioner at Riverview

Hamilton named new nurse practitioner at Riverview

PRESTONSBURG – Tracey Hedrick-Hamilton has been named the new nurse practitioner at Riverview Health Care Center. Hamilton is a resident …

August 27th, 2015 |  

More Kentucky graduates meet state benchmarks on ACT

FRANKFORT – More Kentucky public high school graduates are meeting the state’s college-readiness benchmarks on the ACT college-entrance exam, according …

August 27th, 2015 |  

Mountain Parkway Expansion Progress Report released

Mountain Parkway Expansion Progress Report released

SALYERSVILLE – The Mountain Parkway Expansion Progress Report has been released. This periodic report, released earlier in the week. includes …

August 27th, 2015 updated: August 27th, 2015. |  

Stumbo to file amendment authorizing expanded gaming

Stumbo to file amendment authorizing expanded gaming

FRANKFORT – With Kentucky’s instant-racing machines crossing the billion-dollar threshold earlier this spring, and as Kentuckians spend billions of dollars …

August 27th, 2015 |  

Kentucky General Assembly

Kentucky General Assembly

Rep. Chris Harris, D-Forest Hills, asks a question during the August meeting of the Interim Joint Committee on Banking and …

August 27th, 2015 |  

PhotoScenic Weekend set for Oct. 2-3 at JWSRP

PRESTONSBURG – The 2015 edition of the PhotoScenic Kentucky Weekend will be held Oct. 2-3 at Jenny Wiley State Resort …

August 27th, 2015 |  

Funding announced to improve screening rates for Colon Cancer in Louisville, Appalachia

FRANKFORT – On Wednesday, Governor Steve Beshear announced Kentucky will receive approximately $2.6 million in federal grant funding over five …

August 27th, 2015 |  

Boleyn begins graduate studies in Indianapolis

Boleyn begins graduate studies in Indianapolis

Stefany Boleyn, granddaughter of Minnie Boleyn of Garrett, Kentucky, was accepted to graduate school at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), …

August 25th, 2015 |  

Driver of car charged with DUI after hitting bus

DANA – After colliding with a Floyd County school bus carrying 42 children in Dana around 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, …

August 25th, 2015 |  

Melvin man dies in crash

MELVIN – An accident claimed the life of a Floyd County man on Friday night. Floyd County Sheriff Deputies responded …

August 25th, 2015 |  

BSCTC president addresses Paintsville Rotary Club

BSCTC president addresses Paintsville Rotary Club

PAINTSVILLE – Dr. Devin Stephenson, president of Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC), was the keynote speaker at the …

August 25th, 2015 |  

Red Cross to install smoke alarms, teach fire safety in Pike County

PIKEVILLE – The American Red Cross Eastern Kentucky Chapter will be visiting the Phelps, Freeburn and Majestic communities as part …

August 25th, 2015 |  

Over $520 million in state funds needed for KTRS

FRANKFORT—The Kentucky Teachers Retirement System pension fund will need an additional $520.4 million in state contributions to be fully funded …

August 25th, 2015 |  

BSCTC LPN program has 100 percent pass rate, all graduates employed

BSCTC LPN program has 100 percent pass rate, all graduates employed

PAINTSVILLE– Go to college. Go to work. That’s exactly what the 2015 Practical Nursing program graduates did at Big Sandy …

August 25th, 2015 |  

Floyd County Early College Academy begins fourth year on BSCTC campus

Floyd County Early College Academy begins fourth year on BSCTC campus

PRESTONSBURG – Floyd County Schools Superintendent Dr. Henry Webb is never short of ideas. When he approached then-Big Sandy Community …

August 25th, 2015 |  

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