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Beshear requests Major Disaster Declaration from federal government for historic flooding

Gov. Andy Beshear submitted a request to President Joe Biden April 7 asking that a Major Disaster Declaration be issued for some of the wor… Read more


Floyd County begins seeing uptick in COVID cases

After seeing daily COVID-19 cases swing in the single digits for several weeks, the Floyd County Health Department said cases have begun to… Read more

Kentucky State Police Post 9 traffic safety checkpoint announcement

The Kentucky State Police offers periodic reminders to drivers who travel the state’s roadways. Read more

Events set for regional Remake Learning Days festival

Over 50 events will take place across Eastern Kentucky as part of the upcoming Remake Learning Days Across America, which is the nation’s b… Read more



Tigers fall to Boyle County, 70-56

The dream of making it to Rupp Arena was realized for Paintsville on Thursday as the Tigers traveled to Lexington to take on Boyle County i… Read more


Moore chosen as Ms. Basketball Candidate

Floyd Central senior Katie Moore has been honored as a 2021 Miss Kentucky Basketball candidate. Read more


Moore, Lady Jaguars fall short against Belfry

Kyera Thornsbury and the Belfry Lady Pirates refused to lose Wednesday night in the opening round of the 15th Region Tournament at the Appa… Read more


2021 General Assembly session ends

Lawmakers were burning the midnight oil in Frankfort on the last two days of the 2021 Legislative Session. We left for home feeling accompl… Read more

All in the follow-through

Recently, officials with the City of Prestonsburg and Floyd County Fiscal Court announced that they are jointly seeking to acquire the prop… Read more

Enjoy freedom this Easter, but do so cautiously

After more than a year of shutdowns and lockdowns, quarantines and self-imposed exiles, this Easter looks to be different than the last — d… Read more



Obituaries 4-7-21

Paul Bryan Baker Read more


Obituaries 3-31-21

Eric Allen Read more

Obituaries 3-24-21

Arthur Michael Blocker Read more

Upcoming Events

PlantPure Community Pod

The third Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. a PlantPure Community Pod led by Cherie Deskins meets at… Read more

Betsy Layne Elementary Parent Teacher Organization

The Betsy Layne Elementary Parent Teacher Organization meets on the third Thursday of each month at… Read more

Belfry DAV Chapter 141 Meeting

Belfry DAV Chapter 141 meets at 2 p.m. on the third Saturday of each month at the Belfry Courthouse… Read more


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