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  1. UK Volleyball Team wins SEC Sportsmanship AwardRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 23 | Floyd County Times

    The 2015-16 University of Kentucky volleyball program demonstrated just that in a traumatic event prior to a match against fellow Southeastern Conference foe LSU in early November. For their efforts, spearheaded by athletic trainer Katy Poole, administrator Katie Eiserman, head coach Craig Skinner and players Morgan Bergren, Sara Schwarzwalder and Anni Thomasson, the program was honored as a recipient of the 2015-16 SEC Sportsmanship Award on Thursday.

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  2. Bevin presents Governora s Medal of Valor to family of KSP TrooperRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Floyd County Times

    Pictured from left to right, Kentucky State Police Commissioner Richard W. Sanders joined Gov. Matt Bevin as he presented the Governor's Medal of Valor to Brenda Tiffany, the mother of the late Tpr. Cameron Ponder, his fiancee, Chrystal Coleman, and his father, Joe Ponder at a ceremony held in Lexington on Friday .

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  3. Education Accountability Steering Committee members announced -Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 23 | Floyd County Times

    Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt has named a steering committee to advise him on the development of a new education accountability system for Kentucky. "This work is about 650,000 young people sitting in classrooms across the state and making sure they get the best education possible," Pruitt told the committee at its first meeting on June 2. "We have to get out of a mentality of compliance with accountability and focus on quality, if we want to make progress on closing achievement and opportunity gaps and make the gains we need for the benefit of our children.

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  4. a Bluegrass Bienniala on display at MSU through Aug. 24Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 16 | Floyd County Times

    Showcasing the wealth of visual art in Kentucky, "The Bluegrass Biennial: A Kentucky Juried Exhibition" will be on exhibit June 9 through Aug. 24 at Morehead State University's main gallery of the Claypool-Young Art Building. Lindsey Maestri, an artist, curator and arts administrator based in Paducah, was the exhibition juror.

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  5. Keathley duo, Starcher lead PCC to region runner-up finishRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Floyd County Times

    Pike County Central Coach Keith May hoisted the runner-up trophy following his team's finish in the Class 2A, Region 7 Track and Field Meet at Harlan County. Pike County Central Coach Keith May hoisted the runner-up trophy following his team's finish in the Class 2A, Region 7 Track and Field Meet at Harlan County.

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  6. MCCC to host 5K Glow Walk/RunRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2016 | Floyd County Times

    The inaugural Mountain Comprehensive Care Center Glow Run will be held on Saturday, April 30. To bring awareness to the consistently raising problem of Child Abuse, MCCC is hosting the 5K Glow Walk/Run event in Prestonsburg. A champion for children, the staff at Mountain Comprehensive Care continues to be a leader in the community of Floyd County on counseling and children services.

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  7. Amended charter school bill passes Kentucky SenateRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2016 | Floyd County Times

    A perennial state Senate bill to allow for charter schools gained additional traction Wednesday when it was amended to give local school boards a say in the matter. The Senate voted 28-9 to pass Senate Bill 253, which would create a pilot program to allow charter schools in Fayette and Jefferson counties.

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  8. Sizemore 5K planned for March 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | Floyd County Times

    Finding true love is something most people dream about, but few people ever get to experience the joy of finding their true love. Bridgette Sizemore, a local pharmacist, was one of the lucky ones.

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  9. Bicycle-safety bill pedals through Kentucky SenateRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2016 | Floyd County Times

    Key provisions in the legislation, known as Senate Bill 80, would require bicycles to keep to the right and would require motorists to stay at least three feet away from bicycles when passing. "Bicycles are a growing mode of transportation both in urban areas and rural areas," said Sen. Robin L. Webb, D-Grayson, who introduced the bill, "but we have had a few tragedies of late when it comes to cyclists and sharing the road."

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  10. BSCTC, Kentucky Chautauqua to present Charlotte Dupuy on Feb. 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | Floyd County Times

    The Big Sandy Community and Technical College Office of Cultural Diversity and the Library Seminar Series in conjunction with the Kentucky Chautauqua will present a performance of Charlotte Dupuy: Suing for Freedom at 9:25 a.m., Tuesday, February 2 in the Gearheart Auditorium on the Prestonsburg campus. This event is free and open to the public.

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  11. Governor-Elect Matt Bevin appoints Charles G. Snavely Energy and Environment Cabinet SecretaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | Floyd County Times

    Governor-Elect Matt Bevin announced Monday the appointment of Charles G. Snavely as Secretary of the Energy and Environment Cabinet. "I am pleased to appoint Charles Snavely to lead the Energy and Environment Cabinet," said Governor-Elect Bevin.

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  12. Smith portrays Rupp at Floyd County LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | Floyd County Times

    Dr. Ed Smith portrayed legendary University of Kentucky men's basketball coach Adolph Rupp during a stop at the Floyd County Library in Prestonsburg on Monday night. Dr. Ed Smith portrayed legendary University of Kentucky men's basketball coach Adolph Rupp during a stop at the Floyd County Library in Prestonsburg on Monday night.

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  13. News in BriefRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2015 | Floyd County Times

    The Department of Justice has issued a statement of interest in a federal lawsuit over children being handcuffed by a school resource officer in northern Kentucky. The American Civil Liberties Union and the parents of two students sued Kenton County Sheriff's Deputy Kevin Sumner and the sheriff's department in August over the handcuffing.

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  14. Council approves new programs at EKU, UK, UofLRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2015 | Floyd County Times

    The Council on Postsecondary Education approved four new academic programs aligned to health care and health care-oriented fields at its meeting in Lexington on Tuesday. The new programs include Eastern Kentucky University - Bachelor of Science in biomedical science and a Master of Science in athletic training, University of Kentucky - Bachelor of Science in neuroscience and University of Louisville - doctor of nursing practice.

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  15. ACHS among Winnera s Circle schoolsRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2015 | Floyd County Times

    Allen Central High School was among 10 Kentucky public schools recognized for outstanding teaching and learning conditions on Monday. The Winner's Circle schools were recognized for their effective teaching and school leadership practices and will be shared as models of best practices across the state.

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  16. Running after weight lossRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2015 | Floyd County Times

    I've convinced myself all week that I don't really care about my time in the Midsummer Night's Dream 5K race in Lexington, Kentucky. I've told myself over and over that I just want to finish the race and don't really care what the other runners are doing.

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  17. Hype Student Leadership Conference being held in Lexington, Bowling GreenRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2015 | Floyd County Times

    The 15th Annual HYPE KHSAA Student Leadership Conference will take place this week in Lexington and Bowling Green. The conference is a free service provided by the Association for student-athletes to learn teamwork exercises and sportsmanship initiatives, and discuss current issues.

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  18. Haywood among top coachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2015 | Floyd County Times

    The CBS MaxPreps high school sports section recently published their feature regarding the Top 25 winning-est coaches of all time and active winning-est coaches of all time. There's no surprise that Coach Haywood was cemented into that list and continues to improve each year.

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