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Prestonsburg, Kentucky is located in Floyd County. Zip codes in Prestonsburg, KY include 41653. The median home price in Prestonsburg is $129,500. More Prestonsburg information.

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16 hrs ago | Floyd County Times

PHS students plant trees for Arbor Day

Students from Prestonsburg High School observed National Arbor Day by beautifying their school with dozens of new trees and seedlings on Friday.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Beshear: It's 'too early to determine' if special session needed for anti-heroin bill, Rupp funding

Gov. Steve Beshear said Wednesday it's "too early to determine" if a special legislative session will be needed to deal with an anti-heroin bill, funding for a renovation of Rupp Arena or any other topic left undone during the just-concluded 2014 General Assembly.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Cincinnati.com

Heroin bill runs out of time in KY House

An apparent filibuster in the Kentucky House in the final hour of the General Assembly session prevented a bill to address the heroin epidemic from An apparent filibuster in the Kentucky House in the final hour of the General Assembly session prevented a bill to address the heroin epidemic from getting through Tuesday night.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Grimes raises $2.7 million in first quarter of 2014, outpacing McConnell

Kentucky Secretary of State and Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes delivered a policy speech on Jan. 16, 2014, during a campaign stop in Prestonsburg.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Stumbo: Lawmakers at impasse on road-building plan; special session needed

House Democrats and Senate Republicans appeared to reach an impasse Monday on a two-year road-building plan for Kentucky, setting up a possible special session that would cost taxpayers about $65,000 a day.

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Cincinnati.com

More money for Brent Spence seems likely

Kentucky appeared more likely to pay for design work for the Brent Spence Bridge project as Kentucky General Assembly reconvened Monday for the FRANKFORT--Kentucky appeared more likely to pay for design work for the Brent Spence Bridge project as Kentucky General Assembly reconvened Monday for the final two days of the regular session.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

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Kentucky man targeted as a Min...

A McCarr, Ky., resident who is accused of defrauding several people out of their full state and federal income tax returns has been identified as a fugitive from justice with the Mingo County Sheriff's Department, and the Daily News has been asked to profile him in the "Mingo's Most Wanted" series.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Beshear vetoes several parts of Kentucky budget bill

Gov. Steve Beshear vetoed several parts of the state budget bill Friday, including language that he said would prevent nine of 16 proposed building projects in the Kentucky Community and Technical College System.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

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Friday: Unforgettable didn't slip your mind, did it? Carrie is back and about to nab an assassin who has critical information that could prevent a terrorist attack.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Stivers accuses House Democrats of using 'smoke and mirrors' in sexual harassment case

Senate President Robert Stivers accused the Democratic-led House Wednesday of using "smoke and mirrors" to prevent the public from finding out how the House handled complaints by three legislative aides that a former Democratic lawmaker sexually harassed them.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Ethics panel will not punish former Ky. lawmaker accused of sexual harassment

The Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission was one vote shy Tuesday of finding a former state lawmaker guilty of three ethics charges in a case brought by three legislative staffers who said he had inappropriately touched them.

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Floyd County Times

For the Record

Taxco LLC vs. Lilly Wachawaik, unknown spouse of Lilly Wachawaik, unknown devisees of Lilly Wachawaik, unknown heirs of Lilly Wachawaik and unknown legatees of Lilly Wachawaik.

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Floyd County Times

Two suspects in meth fire IDa d

Court records have revealed the identities of two people charged in the wake of a fire believed to have been caused by a methamphetamine lab explosion earlier this week.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Logan Banner

Kentucky man targeted as a Min...

A McCarr, Ky., resident who is accused of defrauding several people out of their full state and federal income tax returns has been identified as a fugitive from justice with the Mingo County Sheriff's Department, and the Daily News has been asked to profile him in the "Mingo's Most Wanted" series.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Floyd County Times

Oil spill threatens water companies

A Thursday morning oil spill into the Big Sandy River is expected to lengthen a water outage in the Right Beaver area and could expand it to Left Beaver, while water officials in Prestonsburg are keeping a close eye on the river and preparing for an emergency shutdown.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Teachers receiving pay raises in budget

Kentucky's roughly 100,000 teachers and administrative staff will get an automatic pay raise in each of the next two years - even if their school districts can't afford it.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Legislature approves state budget with pay raises for state workers, teachers; cuts for many agencies

The General Assembly on Monday approved and sent to Gov. Steve Beshear a $20.3 billion, two-year spending plan that includes long-awaited pay raises for state employees and schoolteachers, but continues to cut funding for public universities and many state agencies.

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Williamson Daily News Online

Meth lab eyed as culprit in Town Br...

Prestonsburg firefighters and police officers got an early start, Friday, responding to the scene of a burning outbuilding at Town Branch that ended with three arrests.

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Cincinnati.com

Fight brewing in General Assembly over Brent Spence Bridge moneyFight ...

The $37 million for design of the Brent Spence Bridge project could spark a fight between the Republican-controlled Senate and Democratic-controlled House in Kentucky.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Rupp Arena project to get $1.5 million; needs UK lease, financial plan for more money

This is an aerial view of a renovated Rupp Arena and Lexington Center. A House committee on Wednesday passed a bill that will allow the city to increase its hotel tax to help with renovation costs.

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