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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…

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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.

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Over the course of two years, Big Sandy Community and Technical College trade students have been gaining valuable hands-on training, not in the classroom, but by constructing one of Cross Creek’s newest homes.

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Last week, the City of Prestonsburg held its annual Jenny Wiley Festival, which despite the current COVID-19 pandemic, Mayor Les Stapleton said was “successful, yet very different.” According to Stapleton, the festival could not have been possible without the dedication and exhausting effort…

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Recently, the Floyd County Board of Education donated an Allen Central volleyball net to the city of Wayland for it to keep in its Mountain Sports Hall of Fame. Pictured is (left to right) BOE Chair Sherry Robinson, Wayland Mayor Jerry Fultz, Coach Darlene Moore, who served as Allen Central’…

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Despite the current COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Prestonsburg is moving forward with its 2020 Jenny Wiley Festival as the city hopes to provide attendees with some much needed entertainment, while also being as safe as possible.

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On Oct. 1, the Floyd County Fiscal Court held its tire pickup on route 80 in Eastern, for Floyd residents to stop by and drop-off any old tires they may have had laying around and not using. According to Floyd Judge-Executive Robbie Williams, the tire pickup helps residents do away with clut…

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Big Sandy Community and Technical College is currently adjusting to a “new normal” of testing and monitoring for COVID-19, as the new semester has gotten underway.

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On Oct. 4, a “Back the Blue” rally was held in Prestonsburg so that individuals could show their support and appreciation for those individuals who help protect and serve the public. Event organizer Roger Ford said that what’s currently going on regarding “stereotyping” law enforcement in th…

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As Kentucky gears up for a historic voter turnout in the upcoming general election, Secretary of State Michael Adams shared updates Oct. 6 on how to vote, why he is encouraging early in-person voting and why the nation’s voting results will be delayed on Election Day.

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