A Pikeville man was indicted this week on federal wire fraud and health care fraud charges related to his ownership and operation of three substance abuse disorder clinics and related businesses in Eastern Kentucky.
Last week, the Prestonsburg Tourism committee met virtually to discuss what has been going on regarding tourism inside the city, as well as what plans are being made now that the winter months are right around the corner.
Last week, the Wayland City Commission received a letter from an Eastern Kentucky mining operation which is interested in purchasing a piece of land the city owns. However, city officials said they see no benefit in a possible transaction.
Mary Westfall-Holbrook, Chief District Engineer, Highway District 12, announced Nov. 23 that Allen Maintenance in Floyd County is closed due to an employee testing positive for COVID-19. This brings the total number of D12 facilities affected by COVID-19 to six.
Gov. Andy Beshear on Nov. 18 announced several new steps the state is taking to stem the rampant spread of the COVID-19 virus across the commonwealth, including the closure of schools and in-person service for bars and restaurants.
With the continued escalation of the COVID-19 virus here in Floyd county, a number of the county’s leaders addressed the public Nov. 12 as area hospitals are “near capacity.”
As Floyd County remains in the red, due to its rate of cases of COVID-19, the Floyd County Board of Education announced on Friday that district instruction will remain virtual until Nov. 30.
The Supreme Court issued new guidelines to the state court system Oct. 29 as COVID-19 cases continue to surge in Kentucky and across the country.
Gov. Andy Beshear, in his first public press conference since completing quarantine after being exposed to the COVID-19 virus, announced Oct. 26 new “Red Zone Reduction Recommendations” for counties which are considered as being classified as “red.”
Floyd County Schools will be moving to all-virtual instruction after being identified as a “red” county by the Floyd Health Department.
On heels of several schools in Floyd County seeing positive COVID-19 cases, Prestonsburg Elementary being the latest as of Oct. 20, Floyd Schools Superintendent Danny Adkins said the district is working to navigate the pandemic.
Floyd County Schools Superintendent Danny Adkins announced Oct. 14 that Floyd Central High School will remain all-virtual until Oct. 26, just days after it was announced the school would be going virtual for the remainder of the week.
Floyd Central remains the 58th District favorite heading into the 2020/2021 girls’ high school basketball season. Despite finishing runner-up to Lawrence County in the 2019/2020 58th District Girls’ Basketball Tournament, Floyd Central managed to return to the 15th Region semifinals.
The KHSAA notified member schools this morning that the start of the football playoffs will be delayed one week in an effort to provide schools and school systems time to review their situations and work with their health departments to determine the best course of action. The first round of…
Reigning champion Floyd Central fell short in its bid to repeat as Paintsville triumphed 3-0 (25-17, 25-17, 25-20) in the 15th Region Volleyball Tournament Semifinals at Johnson Central High School on Wednesday, Oct. 28.
We are living in an unprecedented time and the COVID pandemic has been the most challenging and stressful experience in our lives, but together we can defeat this nasty virus and make our community stronger than ever.
November is National Homeless Youth Awareness Month, a time for us to bring attention to the prevalence of homeless youth within Kentucky and create an awareness of the challenges faced by students and families experiencing homelessness.
There’s several predictions that could have easily been made about the 2020 election cycle in Kentucky.