Floyd County Times- RSS Feed http://floydcountytimes.com/ http://floydcountytimes.com/ Thu, 2 Oct 2014 08:53:13 EST 1800 McFarland named ALC Female Athlete of the Week http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150027626/McFarland-named-ALC-Female-Athlete-of-the-Week PIPPA PASSES - Katie McFarland has been named the Alice Lloyd College Female Athlete of the Week. The senior continues to show what it means to be a leader on the volleyball court. Thu, 2 Oct 2014 08:40:03 EST New head coach: Allan Holland Jr. has interim tag removed http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150027561/New-head-coach:-Allan-Holland-Jr.-has-interim-tag-removed PIKEVILLE – Allan Holland Jr., who was named interim head football coach at the University of Pikeville on Aug. 11, is dropping the interim tag and will be on the sidelines Saturday as the program's sixth head football coach, Athletic... Thu, 2 Oct 2014 08:24:02 EST Boyd, Castle lead Bears to tournament title http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150027500/Boyd-Castle-lead-Bears-to-tournament-title PRESTONSBURG - It came down to a three-way tiebreaker to decide the individual champion of the UPIKE Fall Invitational on Tuesday and the Bears' Will Boyd came through as the winner after putting a birdie on the 18th hole to edge his teammate... Thu, 2 Oct 2014 08:13:05 EST UPIKE women’s golf team wins Fall Invitational http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150027461/UPIKE-womens-golf-team-wins-Fall-Invitational PRESTONSBURG - Lauren Vice won the first tournament of her collegiate career, helping the University of Pikeville women's golf team wrap up its third win of the fall, controlling the UPIKE Fall Invitational with a team score of 671 (332-339) on... Thu, 2 Oct 2014 08:11:04 EST Ky. Art Tribe plans exhibit http://floydcountytimes.com/news/lifestyle/150026130/Ky.-Art-Tribe-plans-exhibit PRESTONSBURG — Kentucky Art Tribe will host an art exhibition at the Mountain Arts Center, Oct. 4-31, entitled “Bello Morte.”Kentucky Art Tribe is a regional art group founded by local artist Donna Williams. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 21:26:05 EST 2015 Rogers Scholars applications being accepted http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news_education/50807633/2015-Rogers-Scholars-applications-being-accepted The Center for Rural Development is accepting applications now through Jan. 31 for the 2015 summer session of the Rogers Scholars youth leadership program. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 17:22:05 EST Alice Lloyd recognizes alumni of the year http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news_education/50805219/Alice-Lloyd-recognizes-alumni-of-the-year On the evening of Friday, September 19th, Alice Lloyd College held its 18th annual Alumna & Alumnus of the Year Awards Banquet. This special event provides the College an opportunity to honor two of its outstanding alumni and celebrate their lives of... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 15:54:08 EST Fifty years of ugliness http://floydcountytimes.com/news/opinion/50816040/Fifty-years-of-ugliness I was too young to vote in 1964 and I would not have voted for Sen. Barry Goldwater (R-Ariz.) then, anyway. I was a young Democrat then. But it is worth noting the fifty-year milestone of one of the lowest moments in American history: President... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 11:35:14 EST McConnell opposed coal plant while judge-exec. http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/50816391/McConnell-opposed-coal-plant-while-judge-exec. LOUISVILLE—The incumbent to the U.S. Senate seat for the Commonwealth in this year's general election may have taken issue with the construction of a coal processing plant while he was seated as Jefferson County Judge-Executive—well... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:44:16 EST A friend for Ryan http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/50813846/A-friend-for-Ryan PRESTONSBURG — Ryan Setser is an active, fun-loving 4-year-old with Down Syndrome. His family is doing everything in their power to get him paired with a service dog from 4 Paws for Ability, a nonprofit based out of Ohio. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:13:08 EST Inmate escapes custody http://floydcountytimes.com/news/breaking_news-news/150002036/Inmate-escapes-custody PRESTONSBURG — Jeremiah Vance, an inmate at the Floyd County Detention Center, escaped custody Tuesday afternoon when officers with the Pike County Sheriff's Department attempted to obtain custody of him for transport to Pike... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:28:07 EST Correction http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/50816703/Correction A Sept. 24 story, “Johnson public defender snared in drug indictment,” incorrectly described the defendant, Mary Lou Chandler, as a public defender. Chandler has never been an employee of the Department of Public Advocacy and although she... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:21:05 EST Lady Blackcats shut out Shelby Valley http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50815097/Lady-Blackcats-shut-out-Shelby-Valley ROBINSON CREEK - The Prestonsburg girls' soccer team blanked host Shelby Valley 5-0 in a late-season match on Thursday night. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:01:05 EST Betsy Layne wins Paintsville Fall Classic http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50814768/Betsy-Layne-wins-Paintsville-Fall-Classic PAINTSVILLE - The Betsy Layne volleyball team, under the direction of head coach Christina Crase, captured the Paintsville Fall Classic title on Saturday. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:52:06 EST Blackcats too much for Betsy Layne in district battle http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50814322/Blackcats-too-much-for-Betsy-Layne-in-district-battle PRESTONSBURG - Prestonsburg passed its latest test on the gridiron, toppling visiting Betsy Layne 64-12 in a Class 2A, District 8 football game on Friday night. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:39:06 EST (No heading) http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/50813853/ Floyd County Sheriff John K. Blackburn, right, prepares to incinerate an assortment of drugs from roughly 190 criminal cases. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:36:04 EST Adams Middle School wins back-to-back UNITE Club of the Year honors http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news-news_education/50813842/Adams-Middle-School-wins-back-to-back-UNITE-Club-of-the-Year-honors PRESTONSBURG — For the second year in a row, students from Adams Middle School in Prestonsburg were awarded the title “UNITE Club of the Year” by Operation UNITE on Friday. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:35:05 EST Glow Run to benefit cancer patients http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/50813843/Glow-Run-to-benefit-cancer-patients PRESTONSBURG — The Cancer Angels Network is hosting a 5K and 10K Glow Run on Saturday, Oct. 18, to tackle an issue most of us fail to consider when we think about getting cancer treatment: transportation costs. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:32:06 EST UPIKE wins Green River Classic title http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50814130/UPIKE-wins-Green-River-Classic-title CAMPBELLSVILLE - By a margin of over 650 pins, the University of Pikeville women's bowling team captured first place at the Green River Classic at Phillips Lanes on Sunday. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:14:12 EST Pikeville escapes Tennessee Temple, 2-1 http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50814051/Pikeville-escapes-Tennessee-Temple-2-1 PIKEVILLE - For the second time this season Kaitlyn Abdon came through late for the University of Pikeville women's soccer team, netting another game-winning goal to help the Bears past Tennessee Temple 2-1 on Monday at the Bob Amos... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:07:13 EST