Floyd County Times- RSS NEWS Feed http://floydcountytimes.com/section/NEWS http://floydcountytimes.com/section/NEWS Fri, 30 Jan 2015 01:48:41 EST 1800 For the Record http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/151548033/For-the-Record MARRIAGE LICENSESRhoda Mae Hall, 43, of Teaberry, to James Rickey Blankenship, 56, of Duffield, Va. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:25:32 EST Lawsuit filed against fiscal court http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/151553723/Lawsuit-filed-against-fiscal-court PRESTONSBURG — A lawsuit filed in Floyd County Circuit Court this week names the Floyd County Fiscal Court, Magistrate Warren Jarrell, and the Department of Highways District 12 among other defendants, claiming their alleged negligence is... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:10:35 EST The power of prayer permeates mission to Haiti http://floydcountytimes.com/news/lifestyle-religion/151553768/The-power-of-prayer-permeates-mission-to-Haiti While many of us were preparing for Christmas, a small group of believers prepared for a mission trip to Haiti. My beloved, one of the leaders, called them together to review their plan and packing, but the main reason for their meeting tonight is to... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:10:34 EST Trans-Star to pay $948,000 for Medicare billing practices http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/151553711/Trans-Star-to-pay-$948000-for-Medicare-billing-practices PRESTONSBURG — Trans-Star Ambulance Service will pay $948,000 as a settlement to the federal government, after allegations surfaced that they were transporting Medicare patients when an ambulance was not needed. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:10:33 EST Legislators gather at BSCTC http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/151553692/Legislators-gather-at-BSCTC PRESTONSBURG — The Regional Legislative Town Hall Forum held at Big Sandy Community and Technical College's Gearheart Auditorium on Tuesday evening yielded meaningful questions, including several from the audience, and candid responses... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:10:31 EST Cooperative dove field program enrollment open http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/151564234/Cooperative-dove-field-program-enrollment-open FRANKFORT – Kentucky farmers can earn much-needed extra cash by enrolling in the Cooperative Dove Field Program. Enrollment is currently underway and continues until March 1. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:45:31 EST Elk quota hunt applications now on sale http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/151564165/Elk-quota-hunt-applications-now-on-sale FRANKFORT – Now is the time to apply for Kentucky's elk quota hunts. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:40:31 EST UPIKE’s newest college named for Kentucky’s ‘education governor’ http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/151563980/UPIKEs-newest-college-named-for-Kentuckys-education-governor PIKEVILLE - The University of Pikeville announced its newest college – the Patton College of Education – named for Kentucky's 59th governor Paul E. Patton. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:25:32 EST Registration continues for FCERS training http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/151563496/Registration-continues-for-FCERS-training PRESTONSBURG - Registration continues for the Floyd County Emergency & Rescue Squad's 2015 moving water flood/rescue technician training. Each training session will span three days. Moving water/flood rescue technician training will be be... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:10:31 EST P’burg girls battle Cerebral Palsy http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/151563645/Pburg-girls-battle-Cerebral-Palsy PRESTONSBURG - Earlier in the girls' high school basketball season, much-improved Prestonsburg knocked off two-time defending 15th Region champion Shelby Valley during the 15th Region All “A” Classic. The Lady Blackcats remain on top... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 07:50:31 EST Sen. Wendell Ford remembered, honored http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/151501660/Sen.-Wendell-Ford-remembered-honored OWENSBORO — Former Kentucky Governor and U.S. Senator Wendell H. Ford passed away Thursday. He was 90 years old. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:25:31 EST Kentucky Power barred from billing $54 million http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/151504438/Kentucky-Power-barred-from-billing-$54-million FRANKFORT —The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) took action last week, ordering Kentucky Power to refund $13 million in fuel costs already assessed, and prohibiting them from collecting an additional $41 million, calling those costs... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:45:31 EST MSU: Trusty named financial aid director http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/151516750/MSU:-Trusty-named-financial-aid-director MOREHEAD - Morehead State University has hired Denise M. Trusty as financial aid director. She succeeds long-time director Donna King, who retired in 2014. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:15:30 EST UPIKE: Community development through service learning http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/151519469/UPIKE:-Community-development-through-service-learning PIKEVILLE - The experimental science course was unlike any they'd ever taken. There were no traditional lectures, mostly student-led discussions. In the field, they got their feet wet, literally and figuratively, and their hands dirty, working... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:15:34 EST Morehead State announces SOAR dates http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/151516849/Morehead-State-announces-SOAR-dates MOREHEAD - Morehead State University will host seven Student Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR) programs in preparation for the 2015 fall semester. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 10:55:32 EST Board names new high school http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news-news_education/151517212/Board-names-new-high-school MARTIN — Among the actions taken at Monday evening's regular meeting of the Floyd County Board of Education, several involved moving forward with the new high school combining Allen Central and South Floyd, including finalizing the... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 10:00:32 EST GCIPL accepting applications for fall institute http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/151516997/GCIPL-accepting-applications-for-fall-institute MOREHEAD - Morehead State University, the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence and the University of Pikeville will host the Governor's Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership (GCIPL) this fall. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 09:50:31 EST P’burg represented at KLC Academy http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/151515876/Pburg-represented-at-KLC-Academy LEXINGTON - New Prestonsburg Mayor Les Stapleton and city attorney Jennifer Burke Elliott were among those in attendance at the Kentucky League of Cities City Officials Academy held Jan. 21-23 at Embassy Suites in Lexington. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 09:20:32 EST For the Record http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/151439446/For-the-Record MARRIAGE LICENSESKayla Marie Berry, 27, of Van Lear, to Jeffery Allen Berry, 49, of Adolphus.Jamie Meade, 32, of Drift, to Christopher S. Ryan, 35, of Banner. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:30:32 EST Man escapes custody in P’burg http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/151463809/Man-escapes-custody-in-Pburg PRESTONSBURG — Police from several agencies are on the hunt for an inmate who escaped custody at Mountain Comprehensive Care Center Friday morning in downtown Prestonsburg. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 10:00:31 EST