The Wayland City Commission approved selling of its former police cruiser this week.
The Floyd County Sheriff’s Department reports that deputies arrested a man in the Grethel community who was wanted on multiple criminal charges including sexual abuse.
Local leaders are backing a proposal from Pikeville Medical Center to establish a ground ambulance service to serve its hospital in seven Eastern Kentucky counties.
Officials are working to determine whether Prestonsburg City Council members can be sued by a former police officer who alleges wrongful discharge.
Several Eastern Kentucky musicians will come together for a special concert in Prestonsburg this month to help coal miners who were laid off and were not paid after Blackjewel went bankrupt.
Car enthusiasts piled into the municipal parking lot in Prestonsburg on Friday for the Car Guys for Life’s monthly cruise in. The event featured live music and concessions sold to raise funds for the Jenny Wiley Festival. The next two events will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 27 and Oct. 25.
A Martin resident who was accused of resisting arrest earlier this year is now facing felony charges for allegedly assaulting a Floyd County Sheriff’s deputy last week.
Wheelwright officials report that a local resident is investigating the possibility of opening an ambulance service to serve the Left Beaver area.
A Prestonsburg church treated Floyd County teachers and staff to lunch this week and donated school supplies that will help students at Prestonsburg Elementary.
Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear issued a press release on July 30, reporting that his office has received complaints about employment scams targeting residents in Johnson and several other counties.
The Prestonsburg City Council approved its 2018 fiscal year audit during a special meeting last week, with officials reporting what were described as minor issues with the city’s financial accounting.
The leaders of four local governments voiced concerns this week about long ambulance response times throughout Floyd County, and the operator of the county’s only ambulance service says there is no quick solution to the problem.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet filed a lawsuit recently to start a condemnation process for property that is needed for the Minnie-to-Harold connector project on Ky. 680.
A Floyd County grand jury indicted a David resident who is accused of assaulting a Kentucky State Police trooper and endangering his life.
Appalachian Regional Healthcare, Inc. announced on Aug. 1 that it finalized the purchase of the Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg and its associated clinics and home health operations in Floyd, Johnson and Magoffin counties.
A mediation hearing scheduled to be held in case against a former Floyd County inmate accused of murdering another inmate at the jail this year was canceled Friday.
The Floyd County Board of Education approved a request this month to start implementing a plan that would make all properties and vehicles owned by the school district “100 percent tobacco free.”
A Floyd County grand jury indicted a mother for allegedly endangering the lives of her four small children by walking across a roadway at night with them while she was intoxicated.
The Brothers Keepers Motorcycle Club hosted its annual Burn Run on July 26-27 at Archer Park in Prestonsburg, featuring numerous activities for bikers, families and children, as well as vendors and live music. The event raised funds for Camp Ytiliba, a camp hosted by Shriner’s Hospitals for …
Floyd County Circuit Judge Tom Smith denied a request this month to lower the bond for a man accused of killing a 26-year-old Jordan Tackett and burying him in his yard.
Prescriptions for hydrocodone and oxycodone pounded Floyd and other Eastern Kentucky counties during the height of the opioid crisis, according to federal data released by the Washington Post last week.
The family of a local World War II veteran who was missing in action reports that his remains were found and he will be returned to Floyd County for burial later this year.
On Monday, Modern Contracting of Stanville removed the statue of Abraham Lincoln from its base at the former law complex of Eric C. Conn. Jerry Flannery, who bought the Conn property after it was seized by authorities, said he was happy to see the statue on its way to a nearby business for r…
A Harold resident was sentenced last week to serve 15 years — in addition to time he is already serving in federal court — in three cases in which he admitted to rape, drug trafficking and related charges.
A year after taking over enforcement of the state’s call-before-you-dig statute as it relates to natural gas or hazardous liquid lines, the Kentucky Public Service Commission has issued more than 400 citations for violations of the law.