Floyd County Times- RSS Feed http://floydcountytimes.com/ http://floydcountytimes.com/ Fri, 27 Mar 2015 03:39:35 EST 1800 Rogers supplies books to Breathitt County Public Library http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152581398/Rogers-supplies-books-to-Breathitt-County-Public-Library JACKSON - U.S. Rep. Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-05) has been collecting surplus books from the Library of Congress to help stock and replace books in schools and small public libraries across southern and eastern Kentucky. Rogers' Field... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:55:31 EST Sallee to retire after 16 years with KHSAA http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152579748/Sallee-to-retire-after-16-years-with-KHSAA LEXINGTON - Longtime Administrative Support Specialist Phyllis Sallee is retiring from the KHSAA at the end of March after 16 years with the Association. Sallee came to the KHSAA in 1999 from the Fayette County School System's central office,... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:50:31 EST 201 Speedway test and tune cancelled http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152579594/201-Speedway-test-and-tune-cancelled SITKA - The test and tune/open practice session scheduled for Saturday at 201 Speedway has been cancelled. The forecast for rain moving through the area Thursday night into Friday, and temperatures near freezing on Saturday led 201 Speedway officials... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:45:31 EST UK, SOAR advancing Eastern Kentucky health, economy http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152579435/UK-SOAR-advancing-Eastern-Kentucky-health-economy LEXINGTON - The University of Kentucky and SOAR have announced a three-year, more than $300,000 partnership as part of UK's ongoing commitment to the health and economy of Eastern Kentucky. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:40:31 EST Jobless rates down in 119 Kentucky counties http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152579269/Jobless-rates-down-in-119-Kentucky-counties FRANKFORT – Unemployment rates fell in 119 Kentucky counties between February 2014 and February 2015, while Russell County stayed the same, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:35:31 EST Governor applauds latest legislative session http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152579120/Governor-applauds-latest-legislative-session FRANKFORT – Despite snow days that interrupted legislative action in February and March, Gov. Steve Beshear declared this legislative session a success for producing meaningful legislation for strengthening Kentucky's families,... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:30:30 EST BSCTS to host Super Sunday College Fair on Sunday http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152578991/BSCTS-to-host-Super-Sunday-College-Fair-on-Sunday PIKEVILLE - Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) will host its fifth-annual Super Sunday event at noon on Sunday at the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Pikeville. Super Sunday is a student recruitment initiative specifically... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:25:31 EST UPIKE trio named NAIA All-Americans http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152578525/UPIKE-trio-named-NAIA-All-Americans PIKEVILLE - Kenny Manigault, K.K. Simmons and Macari Brooks from the University of Pikeville earned NAIA Men's Basketball All-America honors, officials from the national office announced on Wednesday. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:05:31 EST AC drops two one-run games http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152577647/AC-drops-two-one-run-games HAZARD - First-year Allen Central baseball coach Kevin Spurlock returned to his old school on Monday as the Rebels faced host Hazard. The Bulldogs managed to slip past Allen Central, edging the Rebels 3-2. Allen Central, which opened the season with... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:00:31 EST EKSC speaks at Floyd County Chamber of Commerce luncheon http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152578224/EKSC-speaks-at-Floyd-County-Chamber-of-Commerce-luncheon PRESTONSBURG — The Floyd County Chamber of Commerce held a networking luncheon meeting on March 10, 2015 at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park. The topic for this luncheon was “A Tour Around the East Kentucky Science Center &... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:55:31 EST General Assembly’s 2015 session ends http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152578020/General-Assemblys-2015-session-ends FRANKFORT — The Kentucky General Assembly's 2015 session came to a close tonight after Senate and House members reached an agreement on comprehensive anti-heroin legislation and a measure to expand protective orders to include dating... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:45:32 EST Kentuckians’ views on health status http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152577893/Kentuckians-views-on-health-status LOUISVILLE — Self-reported health status of Kentucky adults varies by age and income. That's according to the latest Kentucky Health Issues Poll (KHIP) conducted by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:40:31 EST A tradition continues http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152576916/A-tradition-continues LEXINGTON - It's only fitting that Perry Jones was born in the month of March. A lifelong basketball fan, Jones is happiest during March Madness. On Thursday, March 19, Jones a resident at Riverview Health Care Center in Prestonsburg, made his... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:30:31 EST Big Driver http://floydcountytimes.com/news/lifestyle/152577190/Big-Driver A mystery novelist finds herself at the mercy of a brutal serial killer in this adaptation of a Stephen King story that originally ran on the “Arts and Entertainment” Channel (A&E) before arriving on DVD. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:25:37 EST March ends on a high note http://floydcountytimes.com/news/lifestyle/152577195/March-ends-on-a-high-note March went out like a lion for movie lovers with four excellent films hitting the shelves offering the best in action, fantasy, and drama. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:20:31 EST For the Record http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152576812/For-the-Record MARRIAGE LICENSESLinda Donnette Carter, 47, of Pikeville, to James Mark Harrison, 52, of Pikeville. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:10:37 EST Spurlock guides Rebels to strong start http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152576194/Spurlock-guides-Rebels-to-strong-start EASTERN - Kevin Spurlock has been a head coach in the sports of baseball, basketball and football. Spurlock, who guided the Hazard basketball program to an All “A” Classic statewide title earlier in the his coaching career, now finds... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:55:35 EST Easter and the disciples http://floydcountytimes.com/news/lifestyle/152576752/Easter-and-the-disciples When I study the Easter story, I find so many parts of it are heartbreaking and yet so true to life. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:55:34 EST March dedicated to Kentucky Achievers http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152576438/March-dedicated-to-Kentucky-Achievers PRESTONSBURG — Earlier this month, Floyd County Judge Executive Ben Hale signed a proclamation for Kentucky Achievers making March Kentucky Achievers Month. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:50:31 EST Mountain Parkway expansion update http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152576158/Mountain-Parkway-expansion-update SALYERSVILLE — Contractors working on the Mountain Parkway Expansion west of Salyersville expect to close Gifford Road for an extended period, starting Monday, March 30. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:20:36 EST