Jenny Wiley State Resort Park is hosting its annual Appalachian Handmade Craft Fair this weekend.
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Nine 2019 high school graduates from Floyd County were named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority. To earn this honor, a student must have a 4.0 grade point average each year of high school and at least a 28 composite on the ACT.
The Morehead State University Foundation and its social work program at Prestonsburg announced the establishment of the Nickolas R. Bailey Memorial Scholarship, a fund to benefit MSU Prestonsburg students.
Kentucky Educational Television is giving local residents a sneak peek at its new documentary, “Big Family: The Story of Bluegrass Music,” at the Mountain Arts Center this week, and the Billie Jean Osborne Kentucky Opry is ending its summer season with that theme.
State Senator Johnny Ray Turner, D-Prestonsburg, filed Senate Resolution 6 (SR 6) during the special legislative session, adjourning the senate in honor of “King” Kelly Coleman.
The Floyd County Public Library welcomed children last week for its “Alien Animal Show,” hosted by Silly Safari. The event featured hands-on interactions with mammals, amphibians, reptiles, birds and bugs. It’s part of the library’s “A Universe of Stories” summer reading program. Upcoming ac…
The East Kentucky Science Center is offering several activities for children and adults this summer, including a month-long celebration of a the first manned moon landing and weekly events for families.
The Prestonsburg Cruise-In was a success on Friday, with organizers from the “Car Guys for Life” club reporting that 65 cars were on display in the city parking lot. The event featured live music by Jason and Matt Garrett and concessions that were sold to benefit the Jenny Wiley Festival. Th…
The Artists Collaborative Theatre opened its summer productions at the outdoor amphitheater at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park on June 14, and local residents have two more chances to see the show.
Featuring live music, free inflatables, painting lessons, handcrafted artisans, food, games and more, visitors of all ages took advantage of beautiful weather to wander the Prestonsburg Night Market on June 1. The next Prestonsburg Night Market is scheduled for Aug. 3.
The Prestonsburg Woman’s Club honored Delois Delong for maintaining the Yard of the Month for June at this home on East Patton Street in Prestonsburg. In a statement announcing the selection, Prestonsburg Woman’s Club official Virginia Williamson said that Delong “takes great pride in her ma…
U.S. Rep. Harold “Hal” Rogers announced the winners of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition for Kentucky’s 5th Congressional District. The winning artwork will hang in the U.S. Capitol Building for one year, representing southern and eastern Kentucky.
Mountain Comprehensive Care Center hosted its second “Fairytale 5K” on Saturday, May 25, raising around $1,000 for its children’s services programs.
Floyd County Schools Superintendent Danny Adkins recently congratulated 18 high school seniors who earned an associate degree at Big Sandy Community and Technical College before they received their high school diploma.