Floyd County Times- RSS Feed http://floydcountytimes.com/ http://floydcountytimes.com/ Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:32:07 EST 1800 Free Rick Perry http://floydcountytimes.com/news/719/50447424/Free-Rick-Perry It tells you much about the laughable indictment of Texas Gov. Rick Perry that it has made him a figure of bipartisan sympathy. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:51:02 EST South Floyd B-Team wins Right Beaver Classic title http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50445955/South-Floyd-B-Team-wins-Right-Beaver-Classic-title EASTERN - The South Floyd B-Team captured the Right Beaver Classic title on Friday (Aug. 22). Allan Joe Moore and Scott Shannon coach the Lady Raiders. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:43:08 EST Grand jury issues 18 indictments http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/50447201/Grand-jury-issues-18-indictments A Floyd County grand jury handed down 19 indictments this week against 17 people.Those indicted and the charges against them include:• Larry Myron Lewis, 30, receiving stolen property. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:05:08 EST MSU football tailgating bringing fans closer to Jayne Stadium http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50450391/MSU-football-tailgating-bringing-fans-closer-to-Jayne-Stadium MOREHEAD - Morehead State University football fans will be offered a new tailgating experience in 2014 as the Eagle Rally Zone will now be located in the Academic-Athletic Center parking lot adjacent to Jayne Stadium. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:01:11 EST New mobile app for boater safety information released http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50450288/New-mobile-app-for-boater-safety-information-released FRANKFORT – The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources' new Boat Sober mobile app for smart phones and tablets informs boaters about boating under the influence and overall boating safety. Boaters planning to enjoy the upcoming... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:56:07 EST Ky. Treasurer wants to return $1.5 million to Floyd Countians http://floydcountytimes.com/news/home_top-news/50446746/Ky.-Treasurer-wants-to-return-$1.5-million-to-Floyd-Countians PRESTONSBURG — You, your friends, family, and neighbors could be coming into some unexpected money soon. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:50:07 EST Clarification http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/50449481/Clarification In a story which ran in our Aug. 20 edition, it was noted that the owners of Prestonsburg pharmacies MedZone and Neighborhood Pharmacy paid fines and surrrendered their licenses to dispense controlled substances, as part as a settlement with the U.S. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:28:10 EST Rebels drop opener to East Ridge http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50446467/Rebels-drop-opener-to-East-Ridge EASTERN - Allen Central dropped its season-opener over the weekend, falling to visiting East Ridge on Saturday. East Ridge pulled away to defeat the Rebels 20-8 in the opener. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:01:05 EST State health commissioner sees ‘stars aligned’ for Kentucky to finally get healthier http://floydcountytimes.com/news/health/50449138/State-health-commissioner-sees-stars-aligned-for-Kentucky-to-finally-get-healthier This is the third in a series of stories about four high-ranking female state officials who have guided the state's embrace of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:54:04 EST Man arrested for Hobert’s copper theft http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/50449105/Man-arrested-for-Hoberts-copper-theft PRESTONSBURG — A David man found himself on his way to jail, when he was allegedly observed taking his “carryout” from Hobert's Pizzeria. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:51:04 EST Couple charged after hardware burglary http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/50449046/Couple-charged-after-hardware-burglary IVEL — A Floyd County man and woman found themselves facing felony charges, following a burglary at a hardware store. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:49:06 EST Chase nets felony charges http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/50448973/Chase-nets-felony-charges MARTIN — A man who ran away when police informed him he was under arrest on an active warrant ended up facing a slew of charges in the process. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:48:05 EST Experts know the difference between ‘normal’ disruptive behavior and behavior disorders http://floydcountytimes.com/news/health/50447788/Experts-know-the-difference-between-normal-disruptive-behavior-and-behavior-disorders LEXINGTON — “Should I be concerned about a child's disruptive behavior?”This is a question many parents ask themselves at some point in their young child's life. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:19:03 EST Getaway doesn’t go far http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/50447450/Getaway-doesnt-go-far PRICE — Police say a Hi Hat man who allegedly left the scene of an accident in a gas station parking lot successfully made his getaway home. His getaway was foiled, however, because his home was just a few doors down from where the accident... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:57:04 EST Adams captures Right Beaver Classic A-Team title http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50446807/Adams-captures-Right-Beaver-Classic-A-Team-title EASTERN - Adams Middle School doubled up Allen Central Middle School 32-16 to win the Right Beaver Classic A-Team title at ACMS on Friday night.The Lady Blackcats used balanced scoring and solid defense to claim the title. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:40:09 EST May Valley Elementary to kick off early childhood education program http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news-news_education/50447048/May-Valley-Elementary-to-kick-off-early-childhood-education-program MARTIN – May Valley Elementary School in Martin kicks off its third year of an early childhood learning program this fall with funding from Toyota manufacturing operations in Kentucky. Called United Way Born Learning® Academies, driven by... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:31:07 EST Kentucky awarded $20 million to grow ‘new energy economy’ http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/50446970/Kentucky-awarded-$20-million-to-grow-new-energy-economy LEXINGTON — A project aimed at helping Kentucky transition to a “new energy economy” has been awarded $20 million from the National Science Foundation. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:23:06 EST Conference to showcase local efforts to build diverse and sustainable economy http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/50446957/Conference-to-showcase-local-efforts-to-build-diverse-and-sustainable-economy Appalachia's Bright Future is beginning to come together through the efforts of individuals and mountain communities working for a just economic transition. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:21:04 EST A Labor Day tributeto Job Corps http://floydcountytimes.com/news/opinion/50446792/A-Labor-Day-tributeto-Job-Corps Fifty years ago, President Lyndon Johnson made good on his promise of a “War on Poverty” with the Economic Opportunity Act. As he signed the new law, he declared that it “will strike at poverty's roots” in a way that... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:11:05 EST Eroding wages and continued lack of jobs mark Labor Day in Kentucky http://floydcountytimes.com/news/opinion/50446735/Eroding-wages-and-continued-lack-of-jobs-mark-Labor-Day-in-Kentucky More than five years after the recession officially ended, Kentucky workers still struggle with a scarcity of jobs and face continued declines in real wages, according to a detailed new report released today by the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:09:04 EST