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The University of Pikeville recently inducted several educators into its Distinguished Educators Hall of Fame, including a Floyd County teacher. 

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A Floyd County man who was convicted in 2012 for manslaughter caused by DUI was recently sentenced in another DUI case. 

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The Southern Water and Sewer District can move forward with plans to replace 5,600 water meters in its system, following orders in which the Kentucky Public Service Commission approved new rates and a temporary water surcharge for the meter replacement project. 

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Local residents and officials traveled to Wheelwright on Wednesday, Nov. 6, to dedicate the opening of an expanded veteran's memorial. The memorial honors Floyd County residents who were killed in action during the Korean War, Vietnam War and the War on Terror, as well as World War II vetera…

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The Floyd County Sheriff’s Department reports that a man sought for the alleged Oct. 3 burglary of the BP gas station on Ky. 3 has been captured.

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The second “Dancing for Shelter” competition was a success on Friday, with an organizer reporting it provided more than $30,000 for the East Kentucky House of Hope. 

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The family of a World War II veteran who went missing while fighting in Germany 75 years go invites other local veterans and residents to celebrate his life in Prestonsburg this week.

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The Dancing for Shelter competition, held as a fundraiser for the East Kentucky House of Home Homeless Shelter on Nov. 1, at the Mountain Arts Center, featured dancing from several local leaders, including Big Sandy Community and Technical College President Dr. Sherry Zylka, Dick Clark of Ha…

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The Floyd County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the death of a visitor to Jenny Wiley State Resort Park.

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When President Donald Trump traveled to Lexington on Monday to campaign for Gov. Matt Bevin and other Republican candidates, Bevin asked voters to support him and send a signal to Washington that, “Kentucky is bleeding red” and supports Trump.

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Floyd County Judge-Executive Robbie Williams reported this week that the county is collaborating with Teleworks USA to provide home-based jobs for Floyd County residents.

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A Floyd County woman appeared in Floyd Circuit Court last week to face allegations that she sexually abused and raped a teenager. 

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Veterans from throughout the region traveled to Prestonsburg on Oct. 31 for the sixth annual Veterans Appreciation Luncheon.

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Hundreds of people turned out to participate in the East Kentucky Science Center's Trick-or-Treat Spooktacular at Big Sandy Community and Technical College on Oct. 29. Officials reported that 14 organizations and individuals, including Prestonsburg Mayor Les Stapleton and his wife, handed ou…

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Citing an “unfortunate weather forecast,” several local governments postponed trick-or-treat times in their communities this week, but the City of Wheelwright still plans to host its safe trick-or-treat event and haunted house on Halloween.

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The Kentucky State Police is still investigating the murder of a Branham Creek resident who was murdered a month ago.

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The Floyd County Board of Education agreed to provide a "Turnaround Team" at Duff-Allen Central Elementary this week.

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A Floyd County resident who was arrested earlier this month for an alleged counterfeiting scheme is facing felony charges again for allegedly intimidating a witness.

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More than 70 people participated in the fifth annual “Run for Shelter,” one of two fundraisers that will help Floyd County’s homeless shelter keep its doors open this year.

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Contractors hired by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers started demolishing homes in Martin this week and officials confirm that the low income housing facility in Martin will be rebuilt on Varia Mountain as part of the project. 

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Two Floyd County residents who are accused of punishing children by “stuffing a rag” in their mouths, “spraying water” in their noses and harming them in other ways appeared in Floyd Circuit Court last week. 

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet reports that Wheelwright will receive $85,000 in discretionary funds to fix a road.

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Former Prestonsburg attorney Eric C. Conn is asking federal judges to vacate his sentence.

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