9 hrs ago
Floyd County Times
Kentucky Art Tribe on exhibit at MAC
The Mountain Arts Center is hosting an art exhibit featuring the art works of 35 regional artists who are members of the Kentucky Art Tribe.
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14 hrs ago
Bring Up the Sun - Sundy Best
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Area lawmakers back extending AK Steel's deal
A trio of Eastern Kentucky legislators testified before the House Appropriations and Revenue Committee Thursday morning to seek passage of House Bill 483, an effort to support AK Steel's ongoing plan to remain competitive and retain good paying jobs in the region.
Report: Ky. regulators improved their mine inspection record; industry compliance still lags
Aided by a sharp downturn in Eastern Kentucky coal production, state regulators completed all required inspections of surface mines in the most recent fiscal year, a marked improvement over the 88 percent completed in the prior year, according to a new report.
Public-private partnership bill advances in FrankfortPublic-private...
A bill to allow public-private partnerships for transportation and other infrastructure projects has cleared a legislative hurdle, despite fears it could lead to tolls for the $2.6 billion Brent Spence Bridge replacement A bill allowing public-private partnerships in Kentucky made it out of committee on Thursday.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
MSUCorps accepting donations for 'Build-A-Bed' project
This is a drill. MSU reminds our community to be aware of tornado and severe weather plans.
Chris Bailey's weather forecast: Shaking off the fog, snow and ice
After a morning fog reduces visibility, Central and Eastern Kentucky will continue slowly but surely climbing out of the deep freeze that is the winter of 2013-14.
615 Spotlight: Sundy Best Shine on 'Until I Met You,...
Sundy Best's Kris Bentley and Nick Jamerson know that their musical blend covers much musical ground.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
$250,000 awarded to launch Promise Zone program in 8 Eastern Kentucky counties
The Appalachian Regional Commission has awarded $250,000 to help implement the anti-poverty Promise Zone program in eight Eastern Kentucky counties.
Floyd County Times
Winter storm shutters Floyd County
Snow, sleet, and freezing rain conspired to create dense ice on Eastern Kentucky roads throughout Sunday night and Monday morning.
Ex-director of narcotics task force admits to stealing funds
Tim Fegan stepped down as director of the Buffalo Trace/Gateway Area Narcotics Task Force in 2012 after financial irregularities were identified, the Ledger Independent reported .
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Merlene Davis: Network of friends brings 'Saint Monkey' author to town
While Jacinda Townsend was studying at the Iowa Writer's Workshop at the University of Iowa, she met and interviewed award-winning Lexington author Crystal Wilkinson for a radio program.
Morehead State University pilots Digital Leadership project
Hazard/UCM is closed on 03/03/2014.Day and night classes are canceled and offices are closed.
Fayette County Public Schools closed Monday
Fayette County Public Schools will be closed Monday due to the winter storm that hit Central Kentucky early Monday morning.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Freezing rain working into the area
A WINTER STORM WARNING has been issued for the entire area. We'll see a round of freezing rain, sleet, and snow.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
In Eastern Kentucky, 'there's so many people unemployed, fighting over so few jobs'
With snow falling outside at times, John Sturgill joined nearly 300 laid-off Eastern Kentucky coal miners at a job fair last Wednesday for a company planning to hire about 40 people.
Eastern Kentucky coal deal with India stalls
In August 2012, Gov. Steve Beshear and private-sector energy executives announced a deal that would send 9 million tons of Eastern Kentucky coal to India, holding the promise of reviving the region's sagging economy.
The best seems yet to come for duo for Kentucky's Sundy duo
The band, which is releasing its latest album March 4, credits a regular gig at Redmon's for launching its career.
Flags To Fly At Half-Staff To Honor Eastern Ky. Soldier
Gov. Steve Beshear says flags at state office buildings are being lowered to half-staff in honor of a Kentucky soldier who died in Afghanistan.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Williamson Daily News Online
UPike starts College of Optometry
The University of Pikeville took another major step toward meeting the comprehensive educational needs of Central Appalachia, announcing today the creation of the Kentucky College of Optometry, the fourth college under the university banner.