Floyd County Times- RSS Feed http://floydcountytimes.com/ http://floydcountytimes.com/ Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:58:16 EST 1800 Kinzer competes in two Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Series races http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50053747/Kinzer-competes-in-two-Schaeffers-Oil-Southern-Nationals-Series-races ALLEN - Brandon Kinzer and his No. 18 raceteam rolled into picturesque Wythe Raceway (Rural Retreat, Va.) and 411 Motor Speedway (Seymour, Tenn.) Monday and Tuesday (July 21 and July 22) for the first two Schaeffer Oil Southern Nationals Series events... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST UPIKE men’s soccer program releases schedule http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50053534/UPIKE-mens-soccer-program-releases-schedule PIKEVILLE – First-year University of Pikeville men's soccer coach Adam Johnson released his team's 2014 schedule on Wednesday. The Bears are set to open up the season on Aug. 23 at Berea, while the home opener is on Sept. 4 against... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST UK Alumni Game tickets to go on sale Monday http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50053704/UK-Alumni-Game-tickets-to-go-on-sale-Monday LEXINGTON - Tickets for the 2014 UK Men's Basketball Alumni Charity Game, which will be held August 24 at 6 p.m. ET in Rupp Arena, will go on sale to the public on Monday, July 28, at 10 a.m.. For the first time in three years, a team of UK pros... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST O’Quinn to guide East Ridge football team http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50053586/OQuinn-to-guide-East-Ridge-football-team LICK CREEK - Kenneth O'Quinn has been named the new head coach of the East Ridge High School football program. O'Quinn is a former assistant coach on the East Ridge and Elkhorn City coaching staffs. He replaces Brad Allen at the helm of... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Becker tabbed Director of Volleyball Operations http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50053509/Becker-tabbed-Director-of-Volleyball-Operations MOREHEAD - Daniel Becker, who served as Morehead State's graduate assistant for athletic video operations the past two years and produced more than 100 live events for the Ohio Valley Conference Digital Network, has been named the school's... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Community center meeting generates ideas, nothing concrete http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/316927/Community-center-meeting-generates-ideas-nothing-concrete PRESTONSBURG — Community members gathered at the Mountain Arts Center in Prestonsburg to join an ongoing discussion about the placement, capabilities, and funding of a planned Prestonsburg community center. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST A new look, thanks to you http://floydcountytimes.com/news/opinion/330356/A-new-look-thanks-to-you The Floyd County Times is today launching a new look designed to make the newspaper easier to read, more dependable in its layout, and more effective for our advertisers. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Ready to Work, Work and Learn offer financial assistance to college students http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news_education/316493/Ready-to-Work-Work-and-Learn-offer-financial-assistance-to-college-students PRESTONSBURG – Outside of financial aid and scholarships, prospective students at Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) have a variety of services available to help make the dream of a college education a reality. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Financial services information http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news_education/316400/Financial-services-information PRESTONSBURG – Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) offers a variety of programs to assist students with the cost of pursuing a college education.Here's a breakdown of each program: Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Sheriff’s race ends, as Collins bows out http://floydcountytimes.com/news/breaking_news-news/331676/Sheriffs-race-ends-as-Collins-bows-out More than three months before the November election, the race for Floyd County sheriff is already over. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Sheriff’s department catches Tennessee fugitive http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/331785/Sheriffs-department-catches-Tennessee-fugitive AUXIER — In a sense, the Floyd County Sheriff's Office went fishing this week and ended up landing a whopper. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST CDC director makes house call to Eastern Kentucky http://floydcountytimes.com/news/health/331546/CDC-director-makes-house-call-to-Eastern-Kentucky SOMERSET — U.S. Rep. Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-05) announced a first-ever SOAR Health Impact Series featuring Dr. Thomas Frieden, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) with four events in Eastern... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Highlands, union reach last-minute deal http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/324909/Highlands-union-reach-last-minute-deal PAINTSVILLE — Weeks of reportedly tense negotiations have come to an end and the possibility of a strike has been allayed, now that Highlands Regional Medical Center (HRMC) and Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1199 have agreed... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Langley drummer second fastest in the world http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/327320/Langley-drummer-second-fastest-in-the-world NASHVILLE — One of Floyd County's own has won the title of runner-up at the World's Fastest Drummer competition held at the National Association of Music Merchants 2014 show last week in Nashville. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Daniel named dean of institutional effectiveness and research http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news_education/331312/Daniel-named-dean-of-institutional-effectiveness-and-research PRESTONSBURG – Dr. Chris Daniel has been named dean of institutional effectiveness and research at Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC). Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Dr. Peter Kummant joins Saint Joseph Martin Hospital http://floydcountytimes.com/news/health/331229/Dr.-Peter-Kummant-joins-Saint-Joseph-Martin-Hospital MARTIN – Peter Kummant, M.D., has joined the Martin Clinic at 12579 Main Street in Martin. The clinic is a service of Saint Joseph Martin Hospital, which is a part of KentuckyOne Health. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Dr. Eileen Kummant joins Saint Joseph Martin Hospital http://floydcountytimes.com/news/health/331172/Dr.-Eileen-Kummant-joins-Saint-Joseph-Martin-Hospital MARTIN – Eileen Kummant, M.D., has joined the Seton Family Health Center at 11087 Main Street in Martin. The clinic is a department of Saint Joseph Martin, which is part of KentuckyOne Health. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST To change Appalachia’s health, change the culture, starting with youth, SOAR working group hears http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/330768/To-change-Appalachias-health-change-the-culture-starting-with-youth-SOAR-working-group-hears The relatively poor health of Appalachian Kentucky is one of the major obstacles to its development, and changing that requires changing the culture, starting with youth. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Group starts ‘listening sessions’ to get ideas for tourism related to arts and heritage in Appalachian Kentucky http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/330704/Group-starts-listening-sessions-to-get-ideas-for-tourism-related-to-arts-and-heritage-in-Appalachian-Kentucky The largest working group of the Shaping Our Appalachian Region initiative has begun a series of “listening sessions” to get ideas about developing tourism opportunities from Appalachian Kentucky's arts and... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST UK’s CAER part of Kentucky’s first megawatt-scale carbon capture pilot system http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/330014/UKs-CAER-part-of-Kentuckys-first-megawatt-scale-carbon-capture-pilot-system LEXINGTON –The Commonwealth's first megawatt-scale carbon capture pilot unit at an operating power plant will soon be located at Kentucky Utilities Company's E.W. Brown Generating Station, near Harrodsburg. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST