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  • Prestonsburg police looking for escaped inmateWKYTPrestonsburg, Kentucky - Prestonsburg Police are looking for an inmate who escaped while being transported from the Floyd County Detention Center to the Pike County Detention Center. Jail officials tell us 18 year old Jeremiah Vance escaped around one ...

  • Lexington Herald LeaderChurchill, Kentucky Downs both want racing in SeptemberLexington Herald LeaderTwo harness tracks — Players Bluegrass Downs in Paducah and Thunder Ridge in Prestonsburg — were asked to explain how they stay open with so little wagering. It actually costs more to regulate them than is bet live, the commission said. Thunder Ridge ...and more »

  • Police searching for escaped Floyd County inmateWKYTPRESTONSBURG, Ky. (WKYT) - Prestonsburg Police are searching for an inmate who escaped while being transported from the Floyd County Detention Center to the Pike County Detention Center. Jail officials say Jeremiah Vance, 18, escaped around 1:00 ...Inmate escapes custodyThe Floyd County Timesall 5 news articles »

  • BSCTC celebrates alumni homecomingThe Floyd County TimesGrondall Potter, a 2011 Big Sandy Community and Technical College graduate from Elkhorn City, spoke during the annual Alumni Homecoming on Friday, September 19 on the Prestonsburg campus of BSCTC. Potter attends the University of Kentucky and ...

  • Six Kentucky colleges to share $10 million federal grant for worker trainingLexington Herald LeaderThe participating colleges are among the Kentucky Community and Technical College System's 16 colleges: Hazard, Big Sandy in Prestonsburg, Jefferson in Louisville, Somerset, Southeast Kentucky in Cumberland, and West Kentucky in Paducah. "We are ...and more »

  • Cincinnati.comGrimes, McConnell: Paid for by outside donorsCincinnati.comLundergan Grimes Alison Lundergan Grimes Kentucky senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes speaks to a large crowd of supporters Thursday evening in the Prestonsburg Mountain Arts Center. Jan. 16, 2014 (Photo: Alton Strupp/The Courier-Journal).Grimes open to legalizing medical marijuanaThe Courier-Journalall 167 news articles »

  • The Courier-JournalAl Cross | Dispelling Kentucky's mythsThe Courier-JournalAs you might expect, most of the day's myths and misinformation came from politicians. Talking about the state's two main political parties, House Speaker Greg Stumbo of Prestonsburg said, "Our philosophical differences in Kentucky are very, very, very ...

  • The Courier-JournalYear after LRC scandal, report still unreleasedThe Courier-JournalFRANKFORT, Ky. – One year ago this month sexual harassment complaints against state Rep. John Arnold triggered the resignations of both Arnold from the Kentucky House and Robert Sherman from his long-held post as director of the legislative staff. And ...and more »

  • Unplugged: BSCTC students go without cell phones, social media, and video ...WKYTPRESTONSBURG, Ky. (WYMT) - Imagine a world without cell phones, social media or video games. That's the reality for some students at Big Sandy Community and Technical College this week. They accepted a challenge and along with it came a new ...

  • Highland Folk Festival and Battle Re-enactment Boosts Prestonsburg EconomyWKYTPrestonsburg, Ky (WYMT) Folks call it an annual Floyd County tradition. the Highland Folk Festival and battle re-enactment wraps up today, bringing in visitors and vendors from across the region. The added tourism brings in money from visitors, who ...

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