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Eastern, Kentucky is located in Floyd County. Zip codes in Eastern, KY include 41622.

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5 hrs ago | Floyd County Times

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Citifinancial Servicing LLC vs. Magelene McNeil, Thomas G. McNeil, Medical Imaging Group, unknown spouse of Arthur Hall and unknown spouse of Myrtle Hall. Vanderbilt Mortgage & Finance Inc. vs. Shirley Fogle, also known as Shirley A. Fogle, unknown spouse of Shirley Fogle, unknown heirs of Harry L. Fogle and Floyd County.

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9 hrs ago | Floyd County Times

Hamilton named Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Floyd County entrepreneur Shane Hamilton, third from left, owner of Service Maids, LLC, is the 2014 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards winner in the Young Entrepreneur category. Representatives from EIEA sponsoring partners, from left, Dr. Thomas Erekson, dean of Eastern Kentucky University College of Business and Technology; Ray Moncrief, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation; Brett Traver, executive director, Southeast Kentucky Economic Development ; Lonnie Lawson, president and CEO, The Center for Rural Development; and Dr. Michael T. Benson, president of Eastern Kentucky University, present Hamilton with the EIEA award.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Republic

Eastern Kentucky student named to president's list

Ian Christian Smith of Columbus was named to the President's List at Eastern Kentucky University for his grades during the spring semester. The President's List was established by EKU to recognize outstanding academic achievement.

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WKYT

Temps stay on the cool side

Many of you were greeted with temperatures ranging from the low to mid 40s across Central & Eastern Kentucky. A few locations could take another dip into the upper 40s for early Monday morning.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Miami Herald

Eastern Kentucky routs Morehead State 55-13

Dy'Shawn Mobley ran for a 61-yard touchdown on the first play of the game, Bennie Coney threw two touchdown passes and Eastern Kentucky routed Morehead State 55-13 on Saturday night. Coney threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Devin Borders, and a 37-yarder to Jeff Glover to give Eastern Kentucky a 39-0 lead at 8:18 in the second quarter.

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WKYT

Chilly temperatures are coming tonight

The chill we have been talking about over the past few days is about to settle in for the night. Skies are clearing across Kentucky and this will allow for some pretty chilly temperatures to invade.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Miami Herald

Clemson hires Riley to replace Grant

Clemson has hired Richie Riley as assistant men's basketball coach, replacing Earl Grant who became College of Charleston's head coach. Riley spent the past two seasons at UAB.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

WBKO-TV Bowling Green

Eastern Kentucky Man Dies after Being Hit by Train

An eastern Kentucky man has died after being hit by a train as he tried to walk across railroad tracks.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Floyd County Times

Board buys land for new high school

A special-called board meeting at Floyd County Schools' central office has closed the deal on the sale of land at Eastern, for the construction of the county's new, centrally located high school, though the land's mineral rights have yet to be acquired. In two actions, the board agreed to an offer put forth by Stanley and Rita Allen to sell the land, settling the condemnation actions that the school board had started, as well as updating the project application with the new price.

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Floyd County Times

Mountain Parkway expansion awarded $24 million federal TIGER grant to speed construction

The Mountain Parkway Expansion, the first major extension and widening of a crucial transportation link to Eastern Kentucky in a half century, received approval Tuesday of a $24 million federal TIGER grant that will speed construction of a crucial segment in Salyersville. U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers and Gov. Steve Beshear have jointly sought grant opportunities such as the TIGER grant as part of their combined efforts to improve Eastern Kentucky known as the SOAR Initiative .

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Business Journal

Feds award $24M for expansion of major transportation link to Eastern Kentucky

Plans to expand and widen the Mountain Parkway received a boost as the federal government awarded $24 million for the project. will fund construction on a congested 2.4-mile segment of the parkway in Salyersville, according to the Lane Report .

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Floyd County Times

Sen. Turner receives award for leadership and advocacy for persons with disabilities

Senator Johnny Ray Turner, D-Prestonsburg, and Norma McCormick, KRA member were both award winners at the KRA Awards Breakfast. Senator Turner received the 2014 KRA Legislative Affair Award and McCormick won an award for her work as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor with people in Eastern Kentucky.

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WKYT

Where Kentucky domestic violence victims can seek help

While difficult to watch, domestic violence experts in Kentucky say video allegedly showing NFL player Ray Rice hitting and dragging his ex-fiancee' in an elevator helps educate others. "We have a tendency to minimize what domestic violence is because we can't see the actual brutality.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

WKYT

Scattered storm chances return

For many of us in Central and Northern Kentucky it has been a completely different day out there. The folks in Southern and Eastern Kentucky can't say the same.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

KRNV-TV Reno

Eastern Kentucky trips Miami of Ohio

A trick play helped lift Eastern Kentucky to its first win over an FBS program in 29 years, a 17-10 triumph over Miami on Saturday. With the game tied 10-10, and both offenses sputtering in the fourth quarter, EKU wide receiver Jeff Glover took the second handoff on a backfield reverse and connected with a wide-open Deno Montgomery downfield for a 43-yard touchdown that gave the Colonels the lead with 4:43 remaining.

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WTOL-TV Toledo

Eastern Kentucky gets by Miami 17-10

Jeff Glover threw one pass, but it was enough to give Eastern Kentucky a 17-10 win over Miami on Saturday. Glover, a wide receiver, took the ball on a reverse and hit Deno Montgomery with a 43-yard scoring strike to give Eastern Kentucky , an FCS school, the victory over FBS Miami .

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Washington Times

Eastern Kentucky gets by Miami (Ohio) 17-10

Jeff Glover threw one pass, but it was enough to give Eastern Kentucky a 17-10 win over Miami on Saturday. Glover, a wide receiver, took the ball on a reverse and hit Deno Montgomery with a 43-yard scoring strike to give Eastern Kentucky , an FCS school, the victory over FBS Miami .

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

Middlesboro Daily News

Citizens back tobacco ban

Citing Kentucky's continued worst state ranking in smoking and cancer deaths, Governor Steve Beshear announced Thursday that all executive branch state property campuses will be tobacco-free effective November 20 - the day of the Great American Smokeout. The decision is supported by a large majority of Kentuckians says Susan Zepeda, President/CEO of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.

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Big News Network.com

W. Volleyball. Marshall Drops Road Match at Eastern Kentucky 3-1

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

WKYT

Children found alone outside store in Manchester

An Eastern Kentucky mother faces charges Wednesday after police say she left her two young children alone in a Walmart parking lot. They say she left her two children, a four year-old and a five-month-old, alone in a truck outside the Manchester Walmart.

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