The Kentucky Public Service Commission last week approved higher rates for Kentucky Power customers, but reduced the increase the company proposed slightly.
This past weekend, a number of Floyd County academic team students participated in the annual Kentucky Association for Academic Competition District Governor’s Cup and on Monday the district shared those results.
A Martin man was arrested twice in a single day recently linked to unrelated incidents in which police said the man admitted to being intoxicated.
Officials with Appalachian Regional Healthcare (ARH) are holding community town hall live event, “COVID-19 Vaccine: Fact versus Fiction,” via Zoom and Facebook at noon on Thursday, Jan. 21.
The U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) has decided to abruptly end extended unemployment insurance payments for Kentuckians. Extended benefit payments for 4,723 claimants will cease this weekend due to federal rules.
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.
PRESTONSBURG — Prestonsburg used a solid defensive performance to defeat visiting Pike Central 59-44 in a girls’ high school basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 16.
Once Pikeville picked up its press in the second quarter, it was all over for Prestonsburg in the 15th Region All “A” Classic semifinals.
One of the enduring lessons of COVID-19 is sure to be a fuller understanding of just how important internet services are to our everyday lives.
COVID-19 has hit us hard. It has taken the lives of far too many and it has upended our economy, damaging Kentucky’s small businesses and hurting our workers.
The COVID-19 pandemic has now been with us nearly a year, having started in one winter and now stretching into the next. In that time, we’ve learned more and more about the virus, but still don’t have all the answers.