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There was standing room only in the Floyd County fiscal courtroom on Tuesday, as hundreds of people turned out in support of a resolution declaring the county a “Second Amendment Sanctuary.”

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With public statements made by state officials recently, Floyd County officials are optimistic about the possibility of a prison opening in Wheelwright.

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A man was injured in a shooting at Big Lots on Thursday afternoon.

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The Prestonsburg Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of 911 telecommunicator in the Prestonsburg Enhanced 911 Center.

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A Floyd County man could face a maximum prison sentence of 20 years if convicted of all charges linked to his alleged fleeing from police in an incident earlier this month.

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Several unpaid Pikeville miners blocked coal from being moved at the Blackburn Bottom railroad intersection near Kimper on Monday afternoon. After not receiving all of their pay on Tuesday, the miners continued their protest until Wednesday evening, when they and their fellow miners were pai…

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The investigation into the slaying of horses on a Floyd County strip mine continues, with law enforcement reporting the tips are still pouring in and animal rescue groups continuing efforts to recover horses that survived the shooting.

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A Printer resident is facing multiple felony charges following a high speed chase that occurred on Thursday, Jan. 9, with a driver topping speeds of more than 100 miles per hour on narrow, two-lane roads.

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The Friends of Middle Creek commemorated the 158th anniversary of a Civil War battle at the Middle Creek National Battlefield on Sunday.

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It appears that 2020 may be a banner year at the ballot box, with voters having an opportunity to choose between dozens of candidates during this year’s primary election.

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Officials said no injuries were reported as a result of a crash Tuesday involving a Floyd County Schools bus. According to Floyd County Schools Superintendent Danny Adkins, the bus was stopped at the Allen intersection on U.S. 23 Tuesday morning when a 10-wheel truck hit the SUV behind the b…

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Motorists encountered a moving work zone on US 23 South in Pike County this week. The caravan of heavy equipment started installing inlaid pavement markers along the centerline of the highway. One lane was closed and drivers were directed to use the right-hand (slow) lane.

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The Prestonsburg Police Department is continuing the investigation into the wreck that killed a Pikeville resident and injured a Floyd County Sheriff’s deputy on Tuesday.

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The Mountain Arts Center has hosted educational music classes at its facility in Prestonsburg for decades, and this year, officials hope to start a new tradition to help students learn more about music.

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The Wheelwright City Commission unanimously approved establishing an auxiliary police force made up of volunteers who will provide law enforcement services in the city.

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A lawsuit filed recently in Floyd County alleges negligence in the roof incident that killed a Pike County resident in Prestonsburg last year.

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The Allen City Commission hired a new police chief on Monday, with officials reporting the city is close to qualifying for road aid.

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A Johnson County resident who served the Prestonsburg Fire Department and the Van Lear Volunteer Fire Department for nearly 50 years died recently.

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Floyd County legislators say their list of priorities include working to ensure the completion of two road projects and the re-opening of the prison in Wheelwright when they return to Frankfort this month for the 2020 Kentucky General Assembly.

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A Tennessee resident is facing felony charges for an alleged shooting that occurred recently at Dogwood Heights in Langley.

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For the fifth consecutive year, Prestonsburg High School students walked away with a win in the Congressional App Challenge.

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The Floyd County Board of Education approved the destruction of old financial records previously housed at the Central Office.

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