Floyd County Times- RSS NEWS Feed http://floydcountytimes.com/section/NEWS http://floydcountytimes.com/section/NEWS Mon, 4 May 2015 10:13:07 EST 1800 USDA Rural Development offering housing funds for low-income Kentucky families http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153247854/USDA-Rural-Development-offering-housing-funds-for-low-income-Kentucky-families MOREHEAD — USDA Rural Development State Director Tom Fern has announced the availability of federal funds for housing loans and that applications are being accepted for the low- and very-low income citizens in rural Kentucky. Fri, 1 May 2015 10:25:31 EST Coroner’s office handling case of unclaimed body http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153251512/Coroners-office-handling-case-of-unclaimed-body MARTIN - The Floyd County Coroner's Office is handling an unclaimed body. At 2:50 p.m. on Thursday, Chuck Hall with the Floyd County Corner's Office pronounced Gretchen R. Jarvis, 62, dead. Since then, the Floyd County Coroner's... Fri, 1 May 2015 13:35:34 EST Former Floyd pain clinic owners sentenced to federal prison http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153226943/Former-Floyd-pain-clinic-owners-sentenced-to-federal-prison PIKEVILLE - A Floyd County husband and wife that owned a pain clinic have both been sentenced to federal prison. Fri, 1 May 2015 11:30:33 EST Ky. receives $1.4m for violence victims http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153230139/Ky.-receives-$1.4m-for-violence-victims Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) formula grants totaling $1,462,718 have been awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families (ACF) to support Kentucky domestic violence victims... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 13:20:32 EST Martin council talks water, blacktop http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153228242/Martin-council-talks-water-blacktop MARTIN — Even business as usual for the Martin City Council involves important issues, as the council discussed water supply issues and road conditions in their city. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 12:00:31 EST Grand jury indicts Justice on 9 counts http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153227833/Grand-jury-indicts-Justice-on-9-counts PRESTONSBURG — A Floyd County grand jury has returned indictments on nine different charges against Nicholas “Nick” Justice, 21, of Melvin, after a string of alleged crimes including burglary, arson, and auto theft. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:40:34 EST Gov. candidate Scott visits Kinzer Drilling http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153226871/Gov.-candidate-Scott-visits-Kinzer-Drilling ALLEN — Republican gubernatorial hopeful Will T. Scott made a stop at Kinzer Drilling on Tuesday as he toured Eastern Kentucky, telling the crowd there why his candidacy was Eastern Kentucky's best hope for the next four... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:35:31 EST Arm Drop Drags return http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153225427/Arm-Drop-Drags-return HAGER HILL - The Combs Airport Armdrop Drags' second event of the 2015 season is set for Friday and Saturday at Paintsville-Prestonsburg Combs Field Airport. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 10:50:32 EST Ag. Commissioner hopeful wants to push back on EPA http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153225865/Ag.-Commissioner-hopeful-wants-to-push-back-on-EPA PRESTONSBURG — Rep. Ryan Quarles made a stop in Prestonsburg on his first tour through the region in his bid to replace James Comer, Jr. as Kentucky's Commissioner of Agriculture. Comer is vacating the position this year seeking the office... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 10:45:31 EST For the Record http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153224721/For-the-Record MARRIAGE LICENSESMarguerite Elizabeth Adams, 54, of Minnie, to Paul Jennings Belcher, 50, of Minnie.Deborah Ann Nichols, 52, of Gunlock, to Gary Gibson, 54, of Gunlock. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 09:50:32 EST KCTCS President to be keynore speaker at BSCTC commencement http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153223132/KCTCS-President-to-be-keynore-speaker-at-BSCTC-commencement PRESTONSBURG - Kentucky Community and Technical College President Dr. Jay Box will serve as the keynote speaker during Big Sandy Community and Technical College's commencement ceremony at 7 p.m., Friday, May 8 at the Mountain Arts... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 06:55:31 EST Program seeks to create new opportunities for landowners, elk hunters http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153223115/Program-seeks-to-create-new-opportunities-for-landowners-elk-hunters FRANKFORT – Kentucky's elk zone encompasses more than 4.1 million acres in 16 counties and a new program developed by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources strives to make more of that land accessible to the public during... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 06:45:33 EST Pikeville host city for 28th Annual East Kentucky Leadership Conference http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153223094/Pikeville-host-city-for-28th-Annual-East-Kentucky-Leadership-Conference PIKEVILLE - For the 28th year, the East Kentucky Leadership Foundation brought community leaders together for networking, discussion and sharing of time as well as ideas. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 06:45:31 EST BSCTC receives grant to help implement tobacco-free policy http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153178292/BSCTC-receives-grant-to-help-implement-tobacco-free-policy PRESTONSBURG – Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) has received a grant from the American Legacy Foundation to help it implement a 100% Tobacco-Free college policy. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 13:25:31 EST Hand-in-Hand hosts Auxier cleanup http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153173996/Hand-in-Hand-hosts-Auxier-cleanup AUXIER — Despite the rain, the Hand in Hand Ministries-sponsored cleanup in Auxier Saturday morning was still a success. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 12:20:32 EST KSP investigating fatal fire in Honaker http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153176632/KSP-investigating-fatal-fire-in-Honaker HONAKER - Kentucky State Police Post 9 in Pikeville is investigating a fatal fire that occurred Thursday in Floyd County. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 12:15:31 EST In-person absentee voting opening across state http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153177484/In-person-absentee-voting-opening-across-state FRANKFORT - In many counties, eligible voters may already cast absentee votes for the Kentucky's May 19, 2015, Primary Election in their county clerks' offices. All counties will allow eligible voters to cast in-person absentee ballots at... Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:40:32 EST Transportation Cabinet honors fallen employees http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153177409/Transportation-Cabinet-honors-fallen-employees FRANKFORT – In observance of National Workers' Memorial Day, April 28, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) honored employees who lost their lives while on the job. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:35:34 EST Free gelding clinic set for May 9 in Langley http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153177166/Free-gelding-clinic-set-for-May-9-in-Langley LANGLEY - The Kentucky Humane Society (KHS) is partnering with the Kentucky Equine Humane Center and the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) to offer a free gelding clinic at the Beaver Creek Veterinary Hospital in... Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:30:32 EST LeMaster named editor in Prestonsburg and Hazard http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153176900/LeMaster-named-editor-in-Prestonsburg-and-Hazard Steve LeMaster has been named editor of The Floyd County Times in Prestonsburg and the Hazard Herald in Hazard. The announcement was made by Barb Anderson, general manager of the newspapers. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:30:31 EST