Floyd County Times- RSS NEWS Feed http://floydcountytimes.com/section/NEWS http://floydcountytimes.com/section/NEWS Wed, 27 May 2015 16:12:46 EST 1800 Court cases in 11 more counties may now be filed electronically http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153727438/Court-cases-in-11-more-counties-may-now-be-filed-electronically FRANKFORT - Attorneys with court cases in 11 more Kentucky counties may now file them without making a trip to a courthouse. The Administrative Office of the Courts began offering electronic case filing May 20 in Allen, Barren, Butler, Edmonson,... Tue, 26 May 2015 16:05:32 EST BSCTC, Martin County Schools announce early college academy agreement http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153702886/BSCTC-Martin-County-Schools-announce-early-college-academy-agreement INEZ – Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) and Martin County Schools have reached an agreement for 10 Sheldon Clark High School students to participate in the college's Early College Academy on its Mayo campus. Tue, 26 May 2015 15:30:32 EST BSCTC CDL graduate finds rewarding career at Brown Food Service http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153702669/BSCTC-CDL-graduate-finds-rewarding-career-at-Brown-Food-Service PAINTSVILLE – When Dustin Marsh is looking for dedicated and dependable drivers, Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) is at the top of his list. Tue, 26 May 2015 15:15:32 EST New Mountain Parkway interchange taking shape in Magoffin County http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153725281/New-Mountain-Parkway-interchange-taking-shape-in-Magoffin-County SALYERSVILLE – The first concrete was poured on the Mountain Parkway Expansion last week, marking a significant milestone for the project. Tue, 26 May 2015 15:10:32 EST South Floyd, Betsy Layne fall http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153714464/South-Floyd-Betsy-Layne-fall PRESTONSBURG - Both the 58th District champion and runner-up were eliminated in the opening round of the 15th Region Softball Tournament at StoneCrest on Monday. While 58th District representatives South Floyd and Betsy Layne were among the teams... Tue, 26 May 2015 12:00:31 EST Rescue group hosting dog wash Saturday http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153717417/Rescue-group-hosting-dog-wash-Saturday PAINTSVILLE — Dumas Rescue is no stranger to organizing all sorts of fundraisers, in an effort to keep animals off the streets and find them loving homes. Tue, 26 May 2015 11:55:31 EST KSP honors 3 Floyd Co. telecom grads http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153718185/KSP-honors-3-Floyd-Co.-telecom-grads FRANKFORT — Three Floyd County residents graduated from the Kentucky State Police Telecommunications Academy in Frankfort on May 22. Tue, 26 May 2015 11:50:32 EST Plea deal reached after baby found in road http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153717769/Plea-deal-reached-after-baby-found-in-road MARTIN — A Martin grandmother has pleaded guilty for her responsibility in the events that ended up with a child being found crawling on Ky. Rt. 122. Tue, 26 May 2015 11:35:32 EST Food City supports Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153717760/Food-City-supports-Juvenile-Diabetes-Research-Foundation ABINGDON, Va. - Food City officials recently presented a check in the amount of $235,000 to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Tue, 26 May 2015 11:30:32 EST Ky. Power manager talks finance, jobs at BSCTC http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153716133/Ky.-Power-manager-talks-finance-jobs-at-BSCTC PIKEVILLE — Brad Hall, manager of external affairs for Kentucky Power, recently visited the First Year Experience Students on the Pikeville campus of Big Sandy Community and Technical College. Tue, 26 May 2015 10:40:32 EST Chronic condition coping program comes to Floyd Co. http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153715510/Chronic-condition-coping-program-comes-to-Floyd-Co. PRESTONSBURG — For people with chronic health conditions like diabetes and arthritis, good medical care is just half of the equation. Equally important is the ability to make healthy decisions, follow a doctor's recommendations, and feel... Tue, 26 May 2015 10:20:33 EST East Ky. mines among Alpha Natural Resources affiliates downsizing http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153714725/East-Ky.-mines-among-Alpha-Natural-Resources-affiliates-downsizing BRISTOL, Va. — Operating affiliates of Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR) have notified employees today of the expected idling of the mining and processing operations where they work. In accordance with requirements of the Worker... Tue, 26 May 2015 09:55:31 EST KFB seeking “Excellence in Ag Literacy” nominees http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153713852/KFB-seeking-Excellence-in-Ag-Literacy-nominees LOUISVILLE — Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) is searching across the state for 2015 “Excellence in Ag Literacy Award” nominees. The award, presented annually by KFB during its annual meeting, was established to recognize and reward... Tue, 26 May 2015 09:40:32 EST Corrections Officers to get pay raises to retain staff, increase recruiting http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153712247/Corrections-Officers-to-get-pay-raises-to-retain-staff-increase-recruiting FRANKFORT - The Kentucky Department of Corrections will enhance its compensation for correctional officers and other hazardous duty staff under a plan announced this week to stabilize the workforce in state prisons. Tue, 26 May 2015 07:15:33 EST Secretary Grimes readies county clerks for statewide recanvass http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153712239/Secretary-Grimes-readies-county-clerks-for-statewide-recanvass FRANKFORT - Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes has notified Kentucky's 120 county clerks that James R. Comer and Chris McDaniel, Republican candidates for Governor and Lieutenant Governor, and Richard Heath, Republican candidate for... Tue, 26 May 2015 07:15:31 EST SOAR dates available for first-year and transfer students http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153642104/SOAR-dates-available-for-first-year-and-transfer-students MOREHEAD - Morehead State University has three Student Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR) programs available in preparation for the 2015 fall semester. Thu, 21 May 2015 16:00:33 EST May 22 designated “Don’t Fry Day” http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153641883/May-22-designated-Dont-Fry-Day ASHLAND — Summer is almost here and the Friday prior to Memorial Day weekend has been designated by the American Cancer Society and the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention as “Don't Fry Day,” to encourage sun safety... Thu, 21 May 2015 15:55:31 EST Deadline to register for College Application Month nears http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153636142/Deadline-to-register-for-College-Application-Month-nears FRANKFORT - The deadline to register for Kentucky College Application Month is June 30. Thu, 21 May 2015 12:25:31 EST Woman’s Club, city plant redbud tree downtown http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153635917/Womans-Club-city-plant-redbud-tree-downtown PRESTONSBURG — The GFWC-KY Prestonsburg Woman's Club in collaboration with the City of Prestonsburg celebrated Arbor Day in a ceremony Friday morning at the fountain courtyard downtown. Thu, 21 May 2015 12:20:32 EST Kentucky’s jobless rate falls to 5 percent in April http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/153636055/Kentuckys-jobless-rate-falls-to-5-percent-in-April FRANKFORT — Kentucky's unemployment rate continued to decrease as it fell to a seasonally adjusted preliminary April 2015 level of 5 percent from a revised 5.1 percent in March 2015, and well below the national rate, according to the... Thu, 21 May 2015 12:20:31 EST