Gov. Andy Beshear announced May 6 that federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) is available for residents in nine Kentucky counties hit hard by severe flooding during the winter.
A Louisville man and woman were arrested this past weekend on a number of charges after, police said, they led authorities on a chase that spanned through Floyd County and into Pike.
Low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration are available to businesses and residents in Kentucky following the announcement of a Presidential disaster declaration due to severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides from Feb. 27 through March 14.
Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center has been named a regional COVID-19 vaccination center by Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE), in consultation with the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH), has updated the flagship Healthy at School guidance based on the latest information from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) and the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) have released updates to the state’s flagship Healthy at School guidance based on the latest guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
During its regular meeting on Jan. 25, the Floyd County Board of Education voted for its students to remain in virtual learning, as well as to suspend all middle school and elementary sports, with the decision set to be re-evaluated at its next meeting.
EASTERN — Following an outstanding high school basketball career, Floyd Central senior Katie Moore is headed to the next level. Moore signed with nearby Alice Lloyd College during a ceremony held at Floyd Central High School on Tuesday, April 27.
EASTERN — Following a 10-0 loss to Pikeville on Monday, April 19, Floyd Central reeled off three straight shutout wins during the fourth week of the 2021 high school softball regular season.
The All Mountain Team includes teams covered in the Appalachian News-Express, the Floyd Chronicle and Times, the Paintsville Herald and Hazard Herald. The All Mountain Team was voted on by Randy White, Steve LeMaster and Joshua Blankenship.
Lawmakers were burning the midnight oil in Frankfort on the last two days of the 2021 Legislative Session. We left for home feeling accomplished. Most of our attention on the last two days was focused on the governor’s vetoes and appropriating federal dollars what has been sent to us.
Recently, officials with the City of Prestonsburg and Floyd County Fiscal Court announced that they are jointly seeking to acquire the property that houses the former Thunder Ridge raceway.
After more than a year of shutdowns and lockdowns, quarantines and self-imposed exiles, this Easter looks to be different than the last — different than any before, but still better this year.