A Martin resident was arrested last week following an alleged assault that, a deputy reports, broke a woman’s orbital socket.
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.
Wayland City officials voiced concerns about how a temporary flat rate approved by the Kentucky Public Service Commission for Southern Water will impact low income residents this week.
Floyd County officials are working on a plan to move the Abraham Lincoln statue at Stanville to the Middle Creek National Battlefield in Prestonsburg.
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.
A Floyd County resident is facing charges in two separate cases filed against him following an alleged domestic violence dispute that occurred recently.
The Kentucky Public Service Commission issued an order on June 6 granting a temporary flat rate increase to the Southern Water and Sewer District and “strongly” encouraging the district to sell its assets or merge with another utility.
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.
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.
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.
A Prestonsburg woman was arrested on a warrant issued for harassment of a teacher in a Floyd County elementary school, according to court documents.
A Floyd County resident is suing the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, seeking payment for damages caused by rockfall on Ky. 321 in 2015.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
The Prestonsburg Police Department issued a statement this weekend, reporting that officials are searching for a pastor who is accused of allegedly exploiting a child.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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…
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.
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…
Allegations about a $35,000 embezzlement and credit card purchases at a Kentucky brewery, restaurants and a grocery store were among the questions raised about Southern Water’s finances during a hearing in Frankfort last week.