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‘Spreading like wildfire:’ Concern grows for Delta virus variant, state health officials urge public to get vaccinated

Kentucky Public Health Commissioner Dr. Steven Stack and Gov. Andy Beshear held a press conference on July 19 and alerted the public about … Read more



One suspect pleads guilty to charges in connection with Pikeville man’s death in Floyd motel

A Pikeville woman pleaded guilty this week in Floyd Circuit Court to charges in connection with the slaying of a Pikeville man last year. Read more


ACT returns to the stage, shines bright with ‘Miss Firecracker’

After nearly two years, the Artists Collaborative Theatre officially returned to the stage earlier this month with “The Miss Firecracker Co… Read more

FCSO: K9 unit leads to department’s largest heroin bust to-date

A Knott County duo was arrested recently on several charges after the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office said their K9 unit led officers to the … Read more



Prestonsburg beats Johnson Central, captures 57th District title

INEZ —  Continuing its latest postseason run, Prestonsburg beat Johnson Central 3-1 in the 57th District Girls' Soccer Tournament title mat… Read more


Blackcats shut out JC, claim 57th District championship

INEZ — Recording its fourth straight shutout win, Prestonsburg blanked Johnson Central 6-0 in the 57th District Boys' Soccer Tournament tit… Read more


Floyd Central falls short against Belfry

EASTERN — Belfry claimed its second straight win in the 2021 high school football season on Thursday, Sept. 30, beating host Floyd Central … Read more



In just a few weeks — believe it or not — the Thanksgiving season will be upon us. Read more

Don’t be a social sheep

In case you missed it, there were a lot of really depressed people on Oct. 4 ... more than normal. It wasn’t because of finances, drugs, CO… Read more

The cure-all

One aspect of the Democratic Party — among many — that caused me to have to walk away years ago was the overwhelming propensity of the part… 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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