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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 $119,900. More Prestonsburg information.

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Sloan home named 'Yard of the Month' for August

The Prestonsburg Woman's Club has given the August Yard of the Month award to Thursa Sloan of Cardinal Street.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Floyd County Times

Farmer's market hosting free concert Saturday

The Floyd County Farmer's Market is partnering with the Prestonsburg Convention and Visitor's Bureau to put on what they call the city's first "agri-tainment" event, the Cornstock Music Festival, August 30 at the downtown municipal parking lot.

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Floyd County Times

McConnell talks coal at Worldwide Equipment

U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell made the first of several stops through Floyd County on Friday at Worldwide Equipment in Prestonsburg, as his campaign to retain his seat enters its last three months.

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Floyd County Times

Storm swamps city

Mud was largely the story of the storm, with it covering some roads, ripping away others and leaving little else behind, or filling some homes and buildings.

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Floyd County Times

BSCTC, BSCEF announce Betty Dorton Nursing Scholarship

Big Sandy Community and Technical College President/CEO Dr. George D. Edwards signed an agreement with the Delta Sigma Sorority for the Betty M. Dorton Nursing Scholarship on Wednesday, July 30. Shown are: Becky Duke, Debbie Craft, Kathy Kinner, Elaine Blankenship, Sarah Blair, Diane Porter and Denny Dorton ; Jeanie Dorton, Dr. Edwards, Diana Boyd ... (more)

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Floyd County Times

BSCTC art gallery presents exhibit by Shannon Shepherd

Tim Sizemore, who oversees the art gallery at Big Sandy Community and Technical College's Prestonsburg campus, hangs a piece of artwork by Shannon Shepherd.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Columbia Magazine

Kentucky hit by overnight storms

Kentucky hit by overnight storms By Buddy Rogers, Public Information Officer KY Emergency Management, 100 Minuteman PKY, Frankfort, KY FRANKFORT, KY.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Floyd County Times

Scholarship students work at highway district

Seven college students spent their summer working at Highway District 12 as part of their KYTC scholarship rewards: two engineering technology students and five who are pursing civil engineering degrees.

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Lester Oral "Sonny" Messenger

Lester Oral "Sonny" Messenger, 93, of Eastpoint, Ky., formerly of Linn, W.Va., departed this life Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at the Riverview Health Care Center, Prestonsburg, Ky., following an extended illness.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Floyd County Times

CADA has busy summer, big plans for fall

Communities Against Drug Addiction met at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting in Prestonsburg on Tuesday to discuss events, upcoming and past, in their work to combat narcotics in our region.

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Floyd County Times

Center trumpets success during anniversary

State Sen. Johnny Ray Turner, right, reads from a Senate commendation presented to Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Center Director Thomas Rainey, during a meeting of the center's Community Relations Council that focused on recent growth and successes.

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Floyd County Times

Big things grow in small beds

Carl Wilson demonstrates how he was able to grow his tomato plants in single stalks nearly 7 feet high, which allow him to then plant other crops such as greens and squash underneath among the tomato plants, essentially using the same soil twice.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Floyd County Times

Career Craze Camp concludes at Adams Middle School

Students at Adams Middle School take a photo of Dr. Chandra Varia and their classmates during the Career Craze camp Friday.

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Floyd County Times

BSCTC professors part of $20 million grant

Dr. Tom Vierheller and Dr. Chenzhao Vierheller, biology professors at BSCTC, have been awarded a $100,000 as part of a $20 million grant to the University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research to study plants and their potential to be used as an energy source.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Floyd County Times

P'burg Police confiscate $43,000 in pills

Tens of thousands of dollars worth of pills are now off the streets, after Prestonsburg Police responded to a call at the Highlands Plaza early Friday afternoon.

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Floyd County Times

Proposal would give city employees more job security

Several local residents attended Monday night's city council meeting to voice their displeasure over the recent firing of a veteran police officer, only to witness the first reading of an ordinance supporters say will increase protections for all city workers.

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Floyd County Times

Billy Ray's Restaurant experiences minor fire

A minor fire at Billy Ray's Restaurant was quickly contained by responders from the Prestonsburg Fire Department on Friday morning.

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Floyd County Times

Big Sandy Workforce Solutions brings 'Career Craze Camp' to Adams Middle School

Tianna Shepherd, a student at Adams Middle School, explores the respiratory care system during the Career Craze camp on August 7. Tianna Shepherd, a student at Adams Middle School, explores the respiratory care system during the Career Craze camp on August 7. PRESTONSBURG - Students at Adams Middle School are participating in a Career Craze camp, ... (more)

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Floyd County Times

Cabin-crashing complaint leads to drug find

Two Johnson County men remain in jail, after allegedly breaking in to a cabin at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park.

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Floyd County Times

Many vacancies left as election deadline nears

Few candidates have stepped forward to run in city and school races, even though the deadline to file is just days away.

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