Prestonsburg Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Prestonsburg, KY.

Results 1 - 20 of 38 for "u:kentucky.com" in Prestonsburg, KY

  1. Kentucky faces $90.9 million budget shortfall; remedy still uncertainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Lexington Herald-Leader

    Kentucky faces a $90.9 million budget shortfall for its fiscal year that ended June 30, raising the prospect of further cutbacks in the coming year, state officials said Thursday.

    Comment?

  2. Stumbo hires former law partner ahead of possible staff changes in legislative officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 20 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    House Speaker Greg Stumbo has hired a former law partner from Prestonsburg as a policy and legal adviser in his legislative office. 15 comments

  3. Longtime teacher and Mountain Arts Center founder Billie Jean Osborne diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    Funeral services will be Tuesday for Billie Jean Osborne, a promoter and encourager of mountain-born musicians, at the Mountain Arts Center she founded in Prestonsburg.

    Comment?

  4. Democratic state Rep. Keith Hall loses seat in down-to-the-wire primary in E. Ky.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    In unofficial results, incumbent Keith Hall of Phelps was defeated by Pike County Magistrate Chris Harris by 209 votes in the Democratic primary election for the 93rd House District.

    Comment?

  5. Alltech founder announces $500,000 innovation award, hints at plans for Eastern KentuckyRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    Alltech founder Pearse Lyons announced Monday that he will give away as much as $500,000 a year to help spur economic development, and he gave hints of his own plans for Eastern Kentucky. 3 comments

  6. Beshear: It's 'too early to determine' if special session needed for anti-heroin bill, Rupp fundingRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    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.

    Comment?

  7. Grimes raises $2.7 million in first quarter of 2014, outpacing McConnellRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    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. 4 comments

  8. Lawmakers reach tentative agreement on road-building plan; hope to vote before midnightRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    House and Senate leaders reached a tentative agreement Tuesday morning on a two-year road-building plan for Kentucky in hopes of avoiding a special legislative session.

    Comment?

  9. Court upholds convictions in oil drilling scamRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday concluded that prosecutors presented enough evidence to back their contention that 53-year-old Christopher Cello Smith of Prestonsburg, Ky., and 58-year-old Michael D. Smith of Cookeville, Tenn., defrauded thousands of investors.

    Comment?

  10. Stumbo: Lawmakers at impasse on road-building plan; special session neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    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.

    Comment?

  11. House approves changes to ethics commission following inaction on sexual harassment caseRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    Stung by criticism over its handling of sexual harassment allegations, the Kentucky House voted Monday to strengthen and diversify the Legislative Ethics Commission, which is supposed to police lawmakers' conduct.

    Comment?

  12. Beshear vetoes several parts of Kentucky budget billRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    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.

    Comment?

  13. remote locations TV picks for the weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    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.

    Comment?

  14. Stivers accuses House Democrats of using 'smoke and mirrors' in sexual harassment caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    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.

    Comment?

  15. Ethics panel will not punish former Ky. lawmaker accused of sexual harassmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    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.

    Comment?

  16. Legislature approves state budget with pay raises for state workers, teachers; cuts for many agenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    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.

    Comment?

  17. Rupp Arena project to get $1.5 million; needs UK lease, financial plan for more moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    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. 12 comments

  18. E. Ky. towns learning to benefit from tourism, nearby trailsRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    The focus of the Shaping Our Appalachian Region Conference was to look at diversifying the economy in Eastern Kentucky. 33 comments

  19. Kentucky legislative leaders reach agreement on snow days relief plan for schoolsRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    House and Senate negotiators reached an agreement Wednesday night on how to provide relief to school districts that have missed days due to winter's snow.

    Comment?

  20. Oversight key for phone technology; Up to House to protect reliable serviceRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    How will Kentucky decide whether cell or Internet telephone service is sufficiently reliable and affordable to relieve major carriers of the obligation to provide basic, land-line service? If the House follows the Senate and passes Senate Bill 99 virtually as AT&T wrote it, then policymakers will have outsourced that decision to AT&T and its ... (more)

    Comment?

Prestonsburg Job Listings
View or post Prestonsburg job listings on Topix.
Prestonsburg Real Estate
News, listings, and foreclosures in Prestonsburg from Topix.
Prestonsburg Mortgages
Find mortgage rates in Prestonsburg on Topix.