A Floyd County man was killed Friday in crash on the Mountain Parkway.
PRESTONSBURG — The debate between the Beatles and the Rolling Stones has been going on ever since they first crossed paths on the charts 55 years ago. The argument at the time, and one that still persists, was that the Beatles were a pop group and the Stones were a rock band: the boys next d…
A former Kentucky Supreme Court Justice and the president of the Floyd County Bar Association filed a lawsuit in Franklin Circuit Court on Oct. 8, asking that the state be permanently barred from eliminating a circuit judge seat in Floyd County.
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.
The Floyd County Schools District announced Oct. 12 that Floyd Central High School will be moving to all-virtual for the remainder of this week.
After Kentucky saw its highest-ever daily total of new COVID-19 cases, Gov. Andy Beshear warned Kentuckians that the state is now entering the third escalation of new cases.
Kentucky released its guidance regarding Halloween activities and is recommending people avoid high-risk activities and continue to follow recommendations such as wearing masks and social distancing.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) will hold a virtual town hall from 6-7:30 p.m. ET on Sept. 17 to discuss the new four-color decision-making metric for school officials.
Kentucky Blood Center announced Sept. 14 that, in an effort to recruit donors for convalescent plasma donation, donations made at KBC donor centers now through Oct. 3 will be tested for COVID-19 antibodies.
Gov. Andy Beshear recommended on Aug. 10 that school districts delay their return to in-person classes until Sept. 28, saying it is a “difficult but necessary step.”
The Kentucky Education Association, which represents 42,000 educators in the state, issued a statement Aug. 7 asking for school districts to decide to begin the school year virtually, as opposed to in-person.
We reached an important milestone recently at the University of Kentucky. With about 50 days left until Thanksgiving, we crossed the halfway point of this unprecedented semester.
By Epling Art
When the COVID-19 pandemic first hit in the last school year, school districts nationwide did what they could. Many of them moved with no experience into virtual instruction. Parents did the best they could to make the best choices educationally for their children, but it was all new territory.