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Minimum car insurance coverage drives panel’s debate

FRANKFORT – Concerned that the minimum auto insurance allowed under Kentucky law doesn’t provide motorists with enough coverage for proper...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Floyd County man wins $50,000 on Powerball

Floyd County man wins $50,000 on Powerball

LOUISVILLE - The Powerball jackpot for the August 13, 2016 drawing stood at an estimated $82 million. While there wasn’t a jackpot winner for th...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Floyd County Schools: Stuffed bus returned

Floyd County Schools: Stuffed bus returned

PRESTONSBURG - Floyd County Schools Superintendent Dr. Henry Webb wants to thank Walmart in Prestonsburg for the “Stuff the Bus” campaign ...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Local artist inspired by Appalachian heritage

Local artist inspired by Appalachian heritage

PIKEVILLE - Paula Smith believes that in every life there is a work of art.The distinctive beauty of the Eastern Kentucky landscape and the lives of i...

August 25th, 2016 |  


$7.4 million POWER grant supports UPIKE’s mission

PIKEVILLE - The University of Pikeville has been awarded a $7.4 million grant to support the new Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO).Announced Aug. 2...

August 25th, 2016 |  


MSU hosts KRP summer institute

MOREHEAD - Morehead State University’s College of Education hosted the Kentucky Reading Project’s (KRP) summer institute. The project is a...

August 25th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Adams captures RBC title
Paisley Akers: Three-time gold medal gymnast

Paisley Akers: Three-time gold medal gymnast

PRESTONSBURG - Gymnast Paisley Akers recently competed in the 50th AAU Junior Olympic Games held in Houston. As a Kentucky state champion, Akers quali...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Ousley leads Prestonsburg past Paintsville

PRESTONSBURG - Freshman Makayla Ousley scored three goals to lead host Prestonsburg past Paintsville 6-1 in a 57th District girls’ soccer match ...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Blackcats drop district game to Paintsville

PRESTONSBURG - Prestonsburg dropped a home match to visiting 57th District boys’ soccer rival Paintsville earlier in the week. Visiting Paintsvi...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Season ticket holder open house at new training facility set

LEXINGTON – Season ticket holders are invited to an open house at the newly opened Kentucky Football Training Facility on Sept. 10. The event wi...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Champions Classic renewed through 2019

LEXINGTON – College basketball’s season-opening marquee event, the Champions Classic, which has pitted the best against the best for the l...

August 25th, 2016 |  


LIFE


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May and Combs to wed
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Family Life
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Family Life
Family Life

Family Life

The phone rang just a minute after I got to work. I was there early and was surprised to hear it so soon. It was one of my favorite mom’s. I cou...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Big Sandy Community and Technical College Calendar

RT GALLERY EXHIBIT: The McCall Art Gallery at Big Sandy Community and Technical College will host an exhibit by Sue English through September 21. The ...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Deadline for schools to register for Poetry Out Loud is Sept. 15

FRANKFORT — The Kentucky Arts Council has opened registration for the 2016-17 season of Poetry Out Loud, a poetry recitation contest sponsored b...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


BSCTC Art Gallery to feature work of Sue English

PRESTONSBURG – Big Sandy Community and Technical Collage’s McCall Art Gallery will showcase the art of Floyd County native Sue English thr...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Pikeville Walk to End Alzheimer’s set for Sept. 17

PIKEVILLE – The annual Pikeville Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be held in Pikeville City Park on September 17. Registration starts at 9 a.m...

August 18th, 2016 |  


OPINION


Kentucky’s aviation and aerospace growth is out of this world

FRANKFORT - Engineers watched a few weeks ago from a control room inside an old building on Short Street in Lexington as a small box was pushed into p...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Stereotyping is never a good idea

We often hear about the crimes and homicides that take place in Chicago and in particular the south side of Chicago. The murder and overall crime rate...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly

FRANKFORT – The cornerstone of 1990s Kentucky Education Reform Act was that all children deserve an equal opportunity to learn. It shouldn’...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Making America Great Again

Say the phrase “make America great again” and it will either lead to heartfelt applause or looks of disdain followed by jeers. In either c...

August 18th, 2016 |  


It’s time to invest in Kentuckians

It’s beyond time to pay attention and invest in Kentuckians. The latest jobs report confirms what we already knew: as coal jobs decline, so does...

August 18th, 2016 |  


Important to Know the Facts Before Reacting

It is often good practice to take a deep breath and examine all the facts before forming an opinion and taking to social media to lash out in anger or...

August 18th, 2016 |  


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