NEWS


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Mudslide holds up traffic in Grethel
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Chamber holds 53rd awards banquet

Big Sandy summer session to start June 5

PRESTONSBURG – Students will have additional educational opportunities through classes at Big Sandy Community and Technical College beginning in...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Big Sandy to extend hours through June and July, will be closed on Fridays

PRESTONSBURG – In an effort to better serve our students and conserve energy, Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) has announced ex...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Commercial drivers stay mobile with ‘My CDL’ digital solution

FRANKFORT – For years, Kentucky’s commercial drivers – who transport passengers, deliver products and provide heavy-equipment servic...

May 25th, 2017 |  


KentuckyOne Health announces leadership transition

LOUISVILLE – KentuckyOne Health, a leading health system committed to bringing wellness, healing and hope to the Commonwealth of Kentucky, annou...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Board updates construction projects

EASTERN - The Floyd County Board of Education discussed progression of construction on Floyd Central High School and Betsy Layne High School and recog...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Two students achieve K-8 perfect attendance

EASTERN - Two Floyd County students were awarded for maintaining prefect attendance from kindergarten through eighth grade on Monday evening.Kaylee Ev...

May 23rd, 2017 updated: May 23rd, 2017. |  


SPORTS


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Hopkins wins TVBA tournament

Hopkins wins TVBA tournament

HINDMAN - The Tug Valley Bass Anglers held its third tournament of the 2017 season on Carr Fork Lake on Sunday. A total of 27 anglers competed in the ...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Inaugural Friends of Jenny Wiley 5K set for June 3

PRESTONSBURG - A highly-anticipated 5K is slated for Prestonsburg in early-June. The inaugural Friends of Jenny Wiley State Park 5K is set for Saturda...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Hamidou Diallo plans to return to Kentucky for 2017-18 season

LEXINGTON – Hamidou Diallo is coming back to Kentucky.Diallo, a freshman guard, plans to return to the University of Kenttcky for the 2017-18 se...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Eldora announces 2018 major event dates

ROSSBURG, Ohio – While just a few races into the 2017 racing season, Eldora Speedway confirmed its major event dates for 2018. The announcement ...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Bobcats drop game to Jenkins

ALLEN - Visiting Jenkins wouldn’t allow Betsy Layne to land in the win column in a regular-season finale last week. Jenkins pulled away to beat ...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Blackcats roll past Magoffin County in finale

PRESTONSBURG - Host Prestonsburg didn’t have any trouble getting past Magoffin County in a regular-season finale over the weekend. The Blackcats...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Family Life
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Family Life

Movies From the Black Lagoon

All manner of genre staples get blended together here as a quartet of humans find themselves being hunted by rich weirdos on a remote island while a c...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Saving America’s great places

I’m writing this from Yellowstone National Park. Established in 1872, this was our first National Park. The world’s first, in fact.In an i...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Living in the awareness of God’s presence

Living in the awareness of God’s presence

Here is a touching story found in John chapter 12 about humble servants love for her Lord. Verse 3 reads, “Then Mary took a pound of ointment of...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Movies From the Black Lagoon

In April of 1974, audiences were thrilling to “The Poseidon Adventure.” It was a box office juggernaut that started the “disaster...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Rental Central

Escapist fare will rule the roost during the upcoming week with three modern films and one lost 70s genre classic providing hours of thrills for actio...

May 18th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Evans: Concert security

What we can learn from war memorials

In Dryden, New York, a proposed solar farm recently caused a stir.Thousands of solar panels — enough to power 7,500 homes — are scheduled ...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Kentucky students inventing, reinventing in job market

Kentucky students inventing, reinventing in job market

New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman believes that today’s college graduates must do much more than compete for a job.In a global economy, m...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Fighting the Opioid Epidemic

Fighting the Opioid Epidemic

As many as two million Americans are struggling with prescription drug addiction across the nation. Tragically, heroin and opioid overdoses claim an a...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Musical Theory and Musical Judgment — Both optional at Harvard

The department of music at Harvard University recently revised its curriculum. Music theory and counterpoint—once the bedrock of the degree̵...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Family literacy programs are a proven solution to the educational challenges

Family literacy programs are a proven solution to the educational challenges

Half of Kentucky’s children are not prepared for kindergarten, according to state data. And, when you look at Kentucky’s graduating class ...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Kentucky surging forward following legislative session

FRANKFORT – On the first Saturday in May each year, the Kentucky Derby captures the attention and fascination of the world and creates special m...

May 18th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA