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A Floyd County resident was arrested for allegedly criminally abusing a child this week.

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Floyd County Attorney Keith Bartley mailed a notice on Wednesday, June 12, notifying a company owned by the family of West Virginia Governor Jim Justice that the county intends to enforce a lien on delinquent taxes.

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet awarded M&M Services of Mt. Sterling a $748,000 contract to perform deck restoration and waterproofing on three state bridges in Highway District 12.

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A Floyd County resident is facing charges in two separate cases filed against him following an alleged domestic violence dispute that occurred recently.

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Local officials are working to find a path that will connect ATV trails in Floyd County to other ATV trails in adjoining counties.

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Pikeville Medical Center stepped closer to the start of construction of its new facility in Prestonsburg this week.

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The Kentucky Department of Public Health listed the Floyd County Health Department among 64 health departments that could close because of financial strains within the next two years.

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A Floyd County grand jury recently indicted three Floyd County residents for alleged assaults, including a mother and her son accused of threatening police officers and a man accused of hitting another person with a hoe.

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The Allen City Commission discussed the possibility of the state withholding all funds because of city’s lag in financial reporting on Monday.

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The “Bard” is coming to the Bluegrass in an inventive re-telling of Shakespeare’s classic comedy, “A Midsummer’s Night Dream,” which will be performed at the Middle Creek National Battlefield at 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 6 through Sunday, June 9.

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Three people were arrested recently on various charges, including endangering the welfare of a minor, after Paintsville Police allegedly found the driver to be intoxicated.

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The pastor of Elevate Church and manager of Giovanni’s in Prestonsburg turned himself into authorities on Wednesday after being charged with a felony child exploitation charge.

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The Floyd County Board of Education held a special meeting Tuesday to approve the tentative working budget for the 2019-2020 school year.

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Officials at the Southern Water and Sewer District announced on May 28 that the time for amnesty is over.

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A new location helped make opening day a success for the Floyd County Farmer’s Market on Saturday, May 25.

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The Kentucky Department of Education launched its investigation into testing violations at Betsy Layne Elementary because the school ranked among the highest in the state for the number of testing “anomalies” that occurred there.

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Floyd County Superintendent Danny Adkins announced Tuesday that, as a result of information in the Kentucky Department of Education investigation into Betsy Layne Elementary K-PREP testing from 2013 to 2018, four staff members, including BLES Principal John A. Kidd and Vice Principal Rebecca…

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Dozens of supporters turned out Saturday for a first-of-its-kind march through Paintsville to raise awareness for the problem of veteran suicide. 

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Forty paddlers hit the water of the Levisa Fork River Saturday for the first Levisa Fork Paddlefest hosted by Prestonsburg Tourism. In rented and personal kayaks and canoes, the group traveled the eight-mile trip down river from Prestonsburg to the Harmon Station Landing in Johnson County. 

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The Floyd County Fiscal Court opted to table the first reading of the county’s 2019-2020 budget on Wednesday, after Magistrate Ronnie Akers and Mike Tackett raised questions. 

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Students from across Floyd County have been learning traditional mountain music in the “Pick and Bow” after-school music program, and officials say summer programs will also be available this year.  

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A Floyd County man who received a 10-year sentence in 2012 for manslaughter caused by driving under the influence was indicted on a felony charge this week for allegedly being found intoxicated behind the wheel multiple times.

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Kentucky State Police opened a missing person investigation in Pikeville for Paris Smith, 47, of Joes Creek in Pikeville, Thursday. The KSP reported Smith was reported missing after going kayaking in the Levisa Fork of the Big Sandy River at approximately 10 p.m. on May 22. The group of peop…

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Local residents are invited to join a march that is geared to raise awareness about veteran suicide during Memorial Day weekend. 

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The Southern Water and Sewer District and the Prestonsburg City Utilities Commission are negotiating the “complete unwinding” of an asset transfer that was approved in 2017, according to testimony provided in Frankfort by Southern Water Chairman Jeff Prater and comments made during an interv…

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Inspired by a similar project in Fayette County, the Floyd County Board of Education is applying to potentially receive a STEM Bus — a mobile, interactive Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics learning space to engage students.

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Kentucky Department of Education Commissioner Dr. Wayne Lewis apologized to Floyd County this week, after the release of a report citing multiple violations during past K-PREP testing at Betsy Layne Elementary, including evidence that staff “deliberately altered” answer sheets for higher sco…

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