Floyd County Times- RSS Feed http://floydcountytimes.com/ http://floydcountytimes.com/ Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:37:08 EST 1800 Kentucky laws may become models for other states http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/50131641/Kentucky-laws-may-become-models-for-other-states The Council of State Governments will consider adopting 12 bills from Kentucky as model legislation at its August annual meeting. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Betsy Layne to hold Blue-White Game on Aug. 8. http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50131228/Betsy-Layne-to-hold-Blue-White-Game-on-Aug.-8. BETSY LAYNE - The Betsy Layne football program will host its annual Blue-White Game on Aug. 8. The preseason scrimmage is set to start at 6 p.m. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Students need better counseling to contribute more to the region, working group thinks http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/50131518/Students-need-better-counseling-to-contribute-more-to-the-region-working-group-thinks MOREHEAD – A group studying how education can lift the economy of Appalachian Kentucky has several ideas, including a “counseling for careers” approach that would begin for students no later than middle school and continue through... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST P’burg 6U team finishes runner-up in tournament http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50130387/Pburg-6U-team-finishes-runner-up-in-tournament STANTON - The Prestonsburg 6U baseball team finished runner-up in the War Hawks' Summer Bash over the weekend in Stanton. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Fouts wins Firecracker 40 http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50130668/Fouts-wins-Firecracker-40 CAMPTON - Brandon Fouts rolled to a win in the Fire Cracker 40 at 191 Speedway on Saturday night. Fouts outlasted a crowded field of fellow drivers to the checkered flag in the feature race. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Kinzer finishes third in ‘Atomic Blast’ http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50130486/Kinzer-finishes-third-in-Atomic-Blast ALLEN - The Kinzer Motorsports team continued its busy stretch of racing at Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe, Ohio on Saturday night as the AMRA Late Model Series presided over the $5,000-to-win Atomic Blast. Floyd County was well-represented as veteran... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Bengals’ Lewis-Harris suspended by NFL http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50130359/Bengals-Lewis-Harris-suspended-by-NFL CINCINNATI - Chris Lewis-Harris of the Cincinnati Bengals has been suspended without pay for the first two games of the 2014 regular season for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST EKU Football: Offense Preview http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50130316/EKU-Football:-Offense-Preview RICHMOND - This is part one of a two-story preview for the 2014 Eastern Kentucky University football team. Part two will feature the defense, special teams and schedule … Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Martin selected to guide Morehead State men’s golf program http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50130260/Martin-selected-to-guide-Morehead-State-mens-golf-program MOREHEAD - Matthew Martin, who helped Transylvania University to NCAA Division III national runner-up finishes in 2012 and 2013, has been named the head men's golf coach at Morehead State. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Bornhauser named to Official Preseason All-PFL Team http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50130227/Bornhauser-named-to-Official-Preseason-All-PFL-Team MOREHEAD - Morehead State University redshirt senior Brandon Bornhauser has been named to the official Preseason All-Pioneer Football League Team as a return specialist. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Floyd had most expensive circuit judge’s race in state http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/50120218/Floyd-had-most-expensive-circuit-judges-race-in-state An examination of campaign finance records from the May primary shows the circuit judge's race in Floyd County was the most expensive such contest in the state, with the highest spending circuit judge candidate in the state and another in the... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Board approves new high school design http://floydcountytimes.com/news/home_top-news-news_education-schools/50104348/Board-approves-new-high-school-design MARTIN — Floyd County Board of Education members voted Thursday in a specially-called meeting at May Valley Elementary to approve the preliminary schematic design of the county's upcoming new high school. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST City grants land for low-income apartments http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/50108751/City-grants-land-for-low-income-apartments PRESTONSBURG — A new low-income apartment complex could be coming to town soon, after the city council voted Monday night to deed a 2.6-acre tract of land in the Stonecrest Industrial Park to Mountain Comprehensive Care on a provisional... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Council asks KLC to resolve attorney dispute http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/50108407/Council-asks-KLC-to-resolve-attorney-dispute PRESTONSBURG — A dispute over the mayor's nomination for the city attorney's position was raised again, during a city council meeting Monday night. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/50107844/ Crews began working this week to improve accessibility to sidewalks along North and South Lake Drive. The work is being performed to bring the city's sidewalks closer into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Churches host substance abuse awareness event http://floydcountytimes.com/news/home_top-news/50107270/Churches-host-substance-abuse-awareness-event AUXIER — For the second year, two area churches worked together to get out the message that there is help for drug addiction, during a substance abuse awareness event Saturday night. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Financial services information http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news_education/50107122/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: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST AOKY provides career, technical education wIth employment in mind http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news_education/50107080/AOKY-provides-career-technical-education-wIth-employment-in-mind PRESTONSBURG – The harsh reality of a layoff oftentimes leads workers to seek retraining for a new career. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Buser re-elected to the American Osteopathic Association Board of Trustees http://floydcountytimes.com/news/health/50107011/Buser-re-elected-to-the-American-Osteopathic-Association-Board-of-Trustees CHICAGO – Boyd R. Buser, D.O., of Pikeville, was re-elected to the Board of Trustees for the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), the national professional membership organization for the nation's more than 104,000 osteopathic... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Mayor, Chamber of Commerce welcome new business http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/50104339/Mayor-Chamber-of-Commerce-welcome-new-business PRESTONSBURG — Floyd County Chamber of Commerce members and several figures of the community stopped by Castle's Roofing and Siding on Monday for an official grand opening celebration, including the ceremonial ribbon... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST