Floyd County Times- RSS NEWS Feed http://floydcountytimes.com/section/NEWS http://floydcountytimes.com/section/NEWS Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:54:30 EST 1800 Bank robbery suspects in custody http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150267278/Bank-robbery-suspects-in-custody Two men are in custody following a Tuesday evening armed robbery at the King State Employees Credit Union. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:44:50 EST Ragedy Ann’s awarded for charming style http://floydcountytimes.com/news/lifestyle-news/150261872/Ragedy-Anns-awarded-for-charming-style PRESTONSBURG — In the first accolade of its kind, the Prestonsburg Woman's Club has given Ragedy Ann's their new Business Beautification Award this week. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:10:06 EST McConnell, Rogers talk coal on bus tour http://floydcountytimes.com/news/home_top-news/150261826/McConnell-Rogers-talk-coal-on-bus-tour TRAM — U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell has made coal a central issue in his re-election campaign, most recently with his Coal Country for Team Mitch bus tour this week. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:11:05 EST David School receives $175K grant http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150263021/David-School-receives-$175K-grant DAVID — A program to help students students learn by inches got boost of thousands, thanks to a private foundation grant announced this week. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:07:05 EST (No heading) http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news-photo_gallery/150227275/ Red, White and Blue Days is a festival celebrating our veterans, so it is only natural for a local vet to lead the parade as Grand Marshal. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:44:09 EST Road still issue for court http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150227265/Road-still-issue-for-court PRESTONSBURG — For the second meeting in a row, the Floyd County Fiscal Court heard complaints on Friday from residents living on Ward Branch in Cow Creek about their road's condition. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:43:04 EST Prestonsburg woman publishes her first children’s book http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150227258/Prestonsburg-woman-publishes-her-first-childrens-book PRESTONSBURG — Debbie Allen says that becoming a children's book author has been a rewarding challenge as she signed copies of her debut paperback, “Snake Rattle and Roll,” at the Arnold Avenue Century 21 office on... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:43:02 EST Paul weighs future as GOP poised for gains http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150244383/Paul-weighs-future-as-GOP-poised-for-gains Kentucky's junior senator is not on the ballot this year and has a pivotal decision about his own political future looming on the horizon, but that does not prevent him from having an opinion about how this fall's races will... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:37:15 EST Trick-or-treat latest issue to divide county http://floydcountytimes.com/news/breaking_news-news/150243181/Trick-or-treat-latest-issue-to-divide-county PRESTONSBURG — A debate over what night tots trick-or-treat is beginning to show more twists and turns than a pack of Twizzlers. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:27:07 EST PMC says Ebola rumor a hoax http://floydcountytimes.com/news/breaking_news-news/150250840/PMC-says-Ebola-rumor-a-hoax PIKEVILLE — A false Facebook post has the administration of one Eastern Kentucky hospital scrambling to reassure the public that there are no cases of Ebola in the area. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:10:06 EST Festival to showcase culture of India http://floydcountytimes.com/news/lifestyle/150242073/Festival-to-showcase-culture-of-India PRESTONSBURG — Local residents can sample the culture of India next month, when the Eastern Kentucky Indian community is brings “The Festival of India” to the Mountain Arts Center. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:38:09 EST Highlands stays alert with emergency drill http://floydcountytimes.com/news/health/150241482/Highlands-stays-alert-with-emergency-drill PRESTONSBURG – Highlands Regional Medical Center (HRMC) knows that an emergency could happen at any time. That's why Highlands recently participated in an emergency drill going through complete steps as if an actual emergency had taken... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:58:04 EST BSCTC hosts 2 Smart 4 Drugs academic meet http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news_education/150241413/BSCTC-hosts-2-Smart-4-Drugs-academic-meet PIKEVILLE – Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) held the 2 Smart 4 Drugs academic meet on its Pikeville campus on Saturday, October 11. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:57:11 EST Students find learning at ‘The Holler’ http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news_education/150241553/Students-find-learning-at-The-Holler PIKEVILLE — What happens when you take a free online delivery system and create coursework designed for a specific culture and region? What if you apply that philosophy using technology to change education and access to learning in Central... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:53:03 EST UPike vs. WKU IN 2014 Donor Registry Challenge http://floydcountytimes.com/news/lifestyle/150241331/UPike-vs.-WKU-IN-2014-Donor-Registry-Challenge PIKEVILLE — On Nov. 10, 2014, the University of Pikeville men's basketball team has been invited to Western Kentucky to play the Hilltoppers at WKU, but the competition won't end on the basketball court. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:36:03 EST Lawson takes advantage of every opportunity at work, in classroom http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news_education/150241230/Lawson-takes-advantage-of-every-opportunity-at-work-in-classroom PIKEVILLE – Justin Lawson, in his words, started the game with no cards. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:30:03 EST Grimes speaks at Combs Dinner http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150234405/Grimes-speaks-at-Combs-Dinner PRESTONSBURG — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes made a campaign stop at the Bert T. Combs Memorial banquet, held Friday at May Lodge, in Jenny Wiley State Resort Park. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:02:08 EST TECO Energy sells coal arm for $170M http://floydcountytimes.com/news/home_top-news/150234009/TECO-Energy-sells-coal-arm-for-$170M HAZARD — Perry County Coal Corporation, a subsidiary of TECO Coal, will have a new owner by year's end according to a press release from TECO Energy on Monday. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:31:05 EST (No heading) http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news-photo_gallery/150233087/ A large crowd was on hand unday for an open house at Royalton Cyclery.Royalton Cyclery owner Don Fields assists a customer with adjustments to her bike. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:20:07 EST For the Record http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/150182298/For-the-Record MARRIAGE LICENSESMandy Danielle Collins Justice, 37, of Raccoon, to Keith Leck Coleman, 52, of Raccoon. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:22:04 EST