At the July 26, Floyd County Board of Education meeting, it was announced that Anna Shepherd was chosen as the next superintendent of the district. Board Chair Linda Gearheart made the motion to enter into Executive Session and upon their return announced the selection of Shepherd.
Dr. Fadi Al Akhrass has been on the front lines of treating COVID-19 patients and understanding the COVID-19 virus at Pikeville Medical Center since the start of the pandemic, and he has crucial information to share with the public regarding the virus, its variants and why vaccines are the b…
Fans of NBC’s hit television show “The Voice,” were packed into the Mountain Arts Center in Prestonsburg Thursday July 29, as season 17 winner Jake Hoot took the stage at the Lucy and Willard Kinzer Theater. Hoot, the son of missionaries from Texas, won season 17 of the television show “The…
The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) released new guidance on July 28 for schools on recommended masking guidelines ahead of the 2021-2022 school year.
On July 26, Gov. Andy Beshear shared new masking recommendations for K-12 schools in response to the highly contagious COVID-19 delta variant.
Kentucky Public Health Commissioner Dr. Steven Stack and Gov. Andy Beshear held a press conference on July 19 and alerted the public about the growing concern regarding the Delta variant of COVID-19 and how it is already ’spreading like wildfire’ among unvaccinated communities.
Starting May 13, all state vaccination sites in Kentucky can administer Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines to Kentuckians who are 12-15 years-old, and this follows the FDA’s recent emergency use authorization and the CDC’s approval of the vaccine for that age group.
BETSY LAYNE — After returning to the top of the 58th District, Betsy Layne will face a challenging schedule throughout the 2021/2022 boys' high school basketball season, competing in the Pikeville Invitational and the Las Vegas Prep Championship over a 10-day span.
Change is frightening.
With all the money flowing in from federal sources over the past 18 months, local organizations and agencies have sometimes found themselves with a greater availability of funds than ways to use them.
While the spring may have been colder than normal, the summer, so far, has been anything but. With several days of temperatures in the 80s and 90s so far, it doesn’t appear there’s going to be any change in trend at this point.