Floyd County Times- RSS Feed http://floydcountytimes.com/ http://floydcountytimes.com/ Wed, 1 Apr 2015 14:08:29 EST 1800 Carl D. Perkins participates in the Kentucky Job Corps graduation http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152659197/Carl-D.-Perkins-participates-in-the-Kentucky-Job-Corps-graduation FRANKFORT — On Thursday, March 27, 2015, the Kentucky Job Corps Consortium in conjunction with Kentucky Outreach & Admissions hosted graduation ceremonies at the Kentucky State Capitol in honor of Job Corps 50th Anniversary. Participating... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:50:44 EST 201 Speedway to open season with Spring Nationals race http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152658953/201-Speedway-to-open-season-with-Spring-Nationals-race SITKA - Officials with 201 Speedway are prepared for the start of the 2015 racing season, which is now just a couple of days away. Historic 201 Speedway is set to drop a checkered flag on the 2015 season on Thursday night. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:30:32 EST A legislative perspective http://floydcountytimes.com/news/opinion/152658177/A-legislative-perspective FRANKFORT — As we ready for another Final Four featuring the University of Kentucky, it's worth noting that legislative sessions are not too different from the NCAA basketball tournament. Some bills advance, while others find out that this... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:55:32 EST Neubauer leads Eastern Kentucky for Fordham http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152658122/Neubauer-leads-Eastern-Kentucky-for-Fordham RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University Head Men's Basketball Coach Jeff Neubauer has stepped down to accept the same position at Fordham University, a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:55:31 EST Boyd leads MSC Tournament through first round http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152657999/Boyd-leads-MSC-Tournament-through-first-round PRESTONSBURG - It was windy with a slight chill in the air, but Will Boyd of the University of Pikeville men's golf team didn't have any trouble thawing out, tallying a day's best 70 through the first 18 holes of the Mid-South... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:50:35 EST School bus, two cars in accident outside Allen Central http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152657496/School-bus-two-cars-in-accident-outside-Allen-Central EASTERN — A three vehicle accident involving a school bus outside Allen Central High School on Friday afternoon led only to minor injuries for one of the drivers. No students were on the bus at the time. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:50:31 EST Men’s Tennis: Pikeville falls to No. 20 Campbellsville http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152657853/Mens-Tennis:-Pikeville-falls-to-No.-20-Campbellsville CAMPBELLSVILLE - The University of Pikeville men's tennis team could muster just one win in an 8-1 loss at No. 20 Campbellsville University on Monday afternoon at the Kelly Hall Tennis Complex. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:45:34 EST Floyd Co. deputies involved in head-on crash http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152657499/Floyd-Co.-deputies-involved-in-head-on-crash PRESTONSBURG — A head-on collision on South Lake Drive between a full-size pickup and a Floyd County Sheriff's Department cruiser Monday resulted in injuries for all three people involved, including two deputies. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:45:32 EST Passport opens Prestonsburg office http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152657505/Passport-opens-Prestonsburg-office PRESTONSBURG — Passport Health Plan welcomed the community to the grand opening of their new Prestonsburg office on Thursday, the first such regional office the Louisville-based Medicaid provider has ever opened. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:40:35 EST Softball: Bears drop doubleheader to LWC http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152657691/Softball:-Bears-drop-doubleheader-to-LWC COLUMBIA - The bats were quiet for the University of Pikeville softball team as it was outhit a combined 19-4 in two losses at No. 6 Lindsey Wilson College on Sunday. The Blue Raiders won game one 9-1 in five innings and game two 8-0 in... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:40:33 EST Fiscal court votes to restart North Floyd Fire District http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152657492/Fiscal-court-votes-to-restart-North-Floyd-Fire-District PRESTONSBURG — A special meeting of the Floyd County Fiscal Court on Friday saw the appointments of several individuals to fire departments around the county, with Judge-Executive Ben Hale outlining his plans to reactivate the North Floyd Fire... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:40:31 EST UPIKE women’s bowling team wins NAIA National Invitational http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152657570/UPIKE-womens-bowling-team-wins-NAIA-National-Invitational ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. - Another national title is coming to the University of Pikeville as its women's bowling team won the 2015 NAIA National Invitational with a 3-0 win over Robert Morris (Ill.) on Sunday afternoon at Arlington... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:35:31 EST Bears drop two games at Lindey Wilson College http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152657428/Bears-drop-two-games-at-Lindey-Wilson-College COLUMBIA - Game one between the University of Pikeville and Lindsey Wilson College baseball teams was a 14-inning marathon that saw the Blue Raiders take a 9-6 win, then game two was won handily by LWC 22-1 on Saturday at Egnew Park. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:30:33 EST AC mercies Magoffin County http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152656059/AC-mercies-Magoffin-County DRIFT - Host Allen Central defeated Magoffin County 13-3 in five innings to claim its third straight win on Monday evening.With the win, Allen Central improved to 5-2. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:20:31 EST Pacific wins TVBA tournament http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152655449/Pacific-wins-TVBA-tournament STAFFORDSVILLE - The Tug Valley Bass Anglers fishing club held its first tournament of the 2015 season on Paintsville Lake on Sunday, March 22. There was a solid turnout tournament as 37 anglers competed in the event. Veteran angler Keith Pacific, who... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 09:30:36 EST Rebels sweep Betsy Layne http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152654815/Rebels-sweep-Betsy-Layne DRIFT - Allen Central swept a 58th District baseball doubleheader from visiting Betsy Layne at Drift Park on Wednesday. In the first game, Allen Central pulled away to beat Betsy Layne 10-3. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 09:30:31 EST Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Crappie time is just around the corner http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152655654/Kentucky-Afield-Outdoors:-Crappie-time-is-just-around-the-corner FRANKFORT - Although the redbud trees haven't bloomed yet, it isn't too early to start fishing for crappie.Black crappie are likely along rocky banks now in lakes that have them. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 09:10:32 EST (No heading) http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152654572/ Calendar items will be printed as space permits Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:15:32 EST Grants from Kentucky State Parks Foundation support student trips http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152654566/Grants-from-Kentucky-State-Parks-Foundation-support-student-trips FRANKFORT - Students from 10 more Kentucky schools are taking field trips to a Kentucky State Park thanks to a transportation grant from the Kentucky State Parks Foundation. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:10:35 EST KDFWR seeks additional input on forest management for wildlife http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152654549/KDFWR-seeks-additional-input-on-forest-management-for-wildlife FRANKFORT - The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is seeking additional public input about forest management and restoration of woodland species such as grouse. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:10:32 EST