Prestonsburg News

  • The Courier-JournalBeshear: No marriage license changes now neededThe Courier-JournalStumbo, D-Prestonsburg, said in an interview with The Courier-Journal on Tuesday night that he is drafting legislation that would allow ministers, judges and others who are authorized to perform marriages to issue licenses so that clerks would be ...Beshear: No need to call special session on same-sex marriage issuesLexington Herald Leaderall 148 news articles »

  • DOT engineers receive raisesThe IndependentJohnny Ray Turner, D-Prestonsburg, said he's heard from other state employees asking why they aren't receiving raises. Sen. Whitney Westerfield, R-Hopkinsville, who is running for Attorney General this fall, said the engineers in the Transportation ...and more »

  • Cincinnati.comKy. bill protects religions from performing gay marriagesCincinnati.comShe said she was confident it would get a hearing in the General Assembly session early next year, even though the Democrats hold the majority in the state House and that Speaker Greg Stumbo, D-Prestonsburg, said immediately after the ruling that he ...and more »

  • Central Kentucky NewsSisters follow mom's lead in helping othersCentral Kentucky News“We lived in Prestonsburg at that time. Mom would keep a white nursing uniform hanging on our kitchen door. Always ready,” Estes said. “It was more than hearse-style ambulance. When Jack would whip up the siren, Mom could hear it. That meant, 'Betty ...

  • Charleston GazetteElk have been good for eastern Kentucky, officials sayCharleston GazettePRESTONSBURG, Ky. — Elk have been good for business in eastern Kentucky. Since 1997, when the state Department of Fish and Wildlife began stocking Rocky Mountain elk in a 16-county area, tourism- and hunting-related businesses have benefited from ...

  • WKYTHouseboat parade held at Jenny Wiley ParkWKYTPRESTONSBURG, Ky. (WYMT) - Folks on Dewey Lake in Floyd County lined their homes up for the annual 'Houseboat Parade'. Each year for the Fourth of July houseboat owners make their way from the marina to the dam and back. Owners tell us there are ...

  • Watch Sundy Best Hit the Drive-In in Retro 'Four Door' VideoRollingStone.comFilmed in the group's hometown of Prestonsburg, Kentucky, the video evokes American Graffiti, all classic cars and drive-ins. "There are a handful of drive-in theaters up and running in the central part of Kentucky. It gives it that nostalgic feel ...

  • WKYTEastern Ky. church not passing judgment on gay marriage rulingWKYTTake one look outside St. James Episcopal Church in Prestonsburg and its clear that their church doors are open to all. "We have gays and lesbians at our church, I don't react to them I don't think any different of them than I do anybody else," said Rev.and more »

  • WKYTChurch in Prestonsburg is "all accepting," including LGBT communityWKYTPRESTONSBURG, Ky. (WYMT) - After the Supreme Court's decision to repeal the ban on same-sex marriages, many religious organizations wasted no time in making sure that their stance on the subject was widely known. Many churches have publicly ...

  • New York Daily NewsCorrection: Disability-Suicide storyColumbus Ledger-EnquirerPRESTONSBURG, Ky. — In a story June 10 about a man who killed himself after his disability payments were suspended, The Associated Press erroneously reported that a quarter of the population of Kentucky's 5th Congressional District receives federal ...Widow sues lawyer accused of fraud after husband's suicideNew York Daily Newsall 120 news articles »

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