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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.

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Christopher Francisco, 30, of Boyle County, Kentucky, was sentenced recently to 322 months in federal prison, by United States District Judge Robert Wier, for possession with the intent to distribute over 500 grams of methamphetamine and possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug traffic…

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On Friday, Nov. 13, members of the Floyd County Fiscal Court took time from their day to go throughout Floyd County in order to deliver meals to seniors and area food pantries. According to Floyd County Judge-Executive Robbie Williams, since the COVID-19 pandemic began, over 40,000 meals hav…

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Coming off its highest month of positive COVID-19 cases in October, Floyd County’s November looks to be heading towards a similar path as it has already seen more than 400 cases.

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The University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service will host a Virtual Hemp Field Day Dec. 8-9 on the videoconferencing platform Zoom, according to a statement from the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment.

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Kentucky State Police, Post 9, Pikeville announced in a statement the agency is investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred at approximately 8:04 a.m. Nov. 15. Post 9 received a call at approximately 7 a.m., from a caller stating her ex-boyfriend, 33-year-old Cory Whitehead, was…

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One of the most talked about political races here in Eastern Kentucky was between two men who share the same name, although spelled slightly differently, as (R) Johnnie L. Turner claimed the 29th District Senate seat from long-time incumbent (D) Johnny Ray Turner.

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The 2020 general election has seen some new faces enter into Eastern Kentucky politics, but Floyd County's Ashley Tackett Laferty was one of the few to win her re-election bid and now that the campaigning has ended and the votes are counted, she's ready to get back to fighting for the area i…

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The 2020 General Election has come and gone and with it are a number of outcomes, in which Floyd County residents directly impacted as the county saw more than 28,000 individuals register to cast their ballot.

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With the decline in the coal industry, many individuals have moved from Eastern Kentucky in order to pursue education or a better paying career, but Big Sandy Community and Technical College's Electrical Program give students the best of both worlds.

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During the morning of Thursday, Nov. 5, the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle accident on Ky. 80, at the intersection of Ky. 80 in Eastern. According to the FCSO, the wreck claimed the lives of two Floyd County residents — driver, Ronald Williams and passenger, Madg…

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On Thursday, Nov. 5, Prestonsburg 911 received several calls regarding a two-vehicle collision which had occurred on U.S. 23, near the intersection of Big Branch and Abbot Creek. The two vehicles involved were a passenger car, a 2007 Toyota Camry, and a commercial motor vehicle, a 1998 Kenwo…

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Kentucky Blood Center, which has been battling a critically low blood supply since early summer, is issuing an urgent plea to the public for donations. Recent traumas have left the blood center in dire need of donors willing to roll up their sleeves as soon as possible.

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After complaints were brought up during a recent Flood Fiscal Court meeting, the Allen City Commission held its regular meeting on Monday, during which nearly a dozen individuals came out to speak during public comment to either show support for, or criticize the city’s police chief.

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