Floyd County Times- RSS Feed http://floydcountytimes.com/ http://floydcountytimes.com/ Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21:53:12 EST 1800 Rolled car leads to DUI arrest http://floydcountytimes.com/news/home_top-news/150691912/Rolled-car-leads-to-DUI-arrest PRESTONSBURG — One man is on his way to jail after a single-vehicle accident on Ball Alley Curve on South Lake Drive Wednesday afternoon. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:12:04 EST GOLF: Nine very annoying things golfers do http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150692418/GOLF:-Nine-very-annoying-things-golfers-do My friend, Tom Giacchini, who is the tournament director at The Bull, sent me an e-mail that he pulled off the Internet from GolfStinks.com. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:08:18 EST Deaths from drug overdoses and prescriptions for opiate treatment drugs are both rising, worrying state officials http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150692005/Deaths-from-drug-overdoses-and-prescriptions-for-opiate-treatment-drugs-are-both-rising-worrying-state-officials Despite measures to discourage prescription drug abuse, Kentucky health officials report overdose deaths continue to rise and opioid treatment drugs are being prescribed “at alarming rates,” Kevin Wheatley reports for cn|2's... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:51:04 EST (No heading) http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150691873/ Cigarettes and all other tobacco products, as well as e-cigarettes, are no longer allowed on most state property, both indoors and outside, and some state workers aren't happy about it, Jack Brammer reports for the Lexington... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:47:03 EST Flood spending concerns council http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150686015/Flood-spending-concerns-council PRESTONSBURG — Several members of the Prestonsburg City Council expressed concern — and, in at least one case, frustration — over an inability to adequately review disaster repair projects related to the August flash floods before... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:23:05 EST One arrested, two others charged in shooting http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150684804/One-arrested-two-others-charged-in-shooting PRESTONSBURG — Police have arrested one person and are seeking two others to face charges related to a shooting death in Prestonsburg earlier this month. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:22:04 EST Martin could up bills http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150682198/Martin-could-up-bills MARTIN — The city council of Martin agreed on Tuesday that they face a budgetary dilemma that will soon necessitate raises in water and sewer rates. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:53:09 EST Ribbon cut at Brookside Dental http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150682203/Ribbon-cut-at-Brookside-Dental PRESTONSBURG —The staff of Brookside Dental Care welcomed a huge crowd to the ribbon cutting for their new office during their grand opening celebration last Thursday. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:30:09 EST Show up on Thanksgiving or get fired http://floydcountytimes.com/news/opinion/150683537/Show-up-on-Thanksgiving-or-get-fired Most Americans — from the Obama family in the White House to my little family in Texas — will get a much-deserved break from work on Thanksgiving Day. But millions of others won't. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:17:12 EST Grand jury indicts 20 http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150682875/Grand-jury-indicts-20 PRESTONSBURG — A Floyd County grand jury indicted 20 people last week.Those indicted and the charges against them include:• John Barnett, 32, theft by deception, first-degree persistent felony offender. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:18:06 EST Pikeville runners Allen, Watson earn academic honors http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150682292/Pikeville-runners-Allen-Watson-earn-academic-honors PIKEVILLE - University of Pikeville juniors Kyle Allen and Kasi Watson have been named NAIA Cross Country Scholar-Athletes, officials from the national office announced on Tuesday. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:08:06 EST Spradlin in first season on MSU coaching staff http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150682100/Spradlin-in-first-season-on-MSU-coaching-staff MOREHEAD - The Morehead State University men's basketball program's coaching staff features a Floyd County native. Former Betsy Layne Bobcat Preston Spradlin, who was a member of the University of Kentucky men's basketball staff from... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:21:04 EST Bears outlast Alice Lloyd http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150682005/Bears-outlast-Alice-Lloyd PIPPA PASSES - The University of Pikeville women's basketball team outscored Alice Lloyd 49-37 in the second half after being tied at halftime to register a 91-79 win on the road Tuesday. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 07:52:03 EST Dual-threat Bobcat http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150681892/Dual-threat-Bobcat BETSY LAYNE - After registering over 1,000 receiving yards during his junior season, Peyton Case played the role of a dual-threat quarterback throughout his senior campaign. Case, who rejoined the Betsy Layne basketball team earlier in the month,... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 07:31:06 EST SFHS lineman honored http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150681819/SFHS-lineman-honored HI HAT - South Floyd High School senior offensive tackle/defensive tackle Mack Little has been named the Class A, District 8 Player of the Year by the Kentucky Football Coaches Association. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 07:04:02 EST ALC Cross Country program signs Medley http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150681774/ALC-Cross-Country-program-signs-Medley PIPPA PASSES - The Alice Lloyd College Eagles Cross Country program recently signed Boyd County star athlete Jacob Medley to an athletic letter of intent for the 2015-16 schoolyear. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:39:05 EST Eastern Kentucky to host Indiana State in FCS http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150681761/Eastern-Kentucky-to-host-Indiana-State-in-FCS RICHMOND - The Eastern Kentucky University football team learned Sunday morning it earned one of 13 at-large bids to the 2014 NCAA Division I FCS playoffs. The Colonels will host Missouri Valley Football Conference foe Indiana State in the first round... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:33:05 EST Pikeville falls to No. 5 Campbellsville http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150681734/Pikeville-falls-to-No.-5-Campbellsville CAMPBELLSVILLE - Campbellsville was simply too good on Saturday, jumping out to a 46-20 lead at the break on its way to a 93-65 win over the University of Pikeville women's basketball team at the Powell Athletic Center. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:31:04 EST Man already in jail accused of a second robbery http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150665376/Man-already-in-jail-accused-of-a-second-robbery PRESTONSBURG — A McDowell man already in jail for robbery charges now has a second case pending against him for the alleged robbery of an elderly woman in a wheelchair the day before. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:17:03 EST Southeast Chamber helps welcome family into new home http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150652703/Southeast-Chamber-helps-welcome-family-into-new-home PIKEVILLE — The Southeast Kentucky Chamber of Commerce continued Small Business Appreciation Month, presented by Community Trust Bank, with a Business After Hours hosted by Sandy Valley Habitat for Humanity on Thursday, Nov. 20. Members of the... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:38:02 EST