Prestonsburg News

  • Community CalendarClaiborne ProgressKentucky JOB CORPS, located in Prestonsburg, is open to motivated, young people ages 16-24 meeting the federal income guidelines. The program offers career training, high school and college courses, job search assistance, housing and medical benefits.

  • Monday's ScoresSFGateScott Co. vs. Lou. Mercy, ccd. Lex. Sayre vs. Jackson Co., ccd. Hazard vs. Barbourville, ccd. Wolfe Co. vs. Lee Co., ccd. Raceland vs. Greenup Co., ppd. to Feb 10. Prestonsburg vs. Knott Co. Central, ppd. to Feb 18. Butler Co. vs. Madisonville-North ...and more »

  • Lexington Herald LeaderKentucky House passes bill to boost campaign donationsLexington Herald LeaderThe Kentucky House voted 77 to 22 Monday to boost the sums that campaign donors and corporations can give to state politicians and their parties. House Bill 147, sponsored by House Speaker Greg Stumbo, advances to the Senate. Stumbo told his ...House Speaker and House Minority Floor Leader team up to pass campaign contribution billcn|2all 10 news articles »

  • The Floyd County TimesDavis, Gearheart honored as All-State Chorus selectionsThe Floyd County TimesLOUISVILLE – Floyd County students Ally Davis (Prestonsburg High School) and Caleb Gearheart (Betsy Layne Elementary School) were honored as 2016 Kentucky Music Educators Association All-State Chorus selections. Floyd County Superintendent Dr.

  • The Lane ReportBig Sandy Women's Business Symposium scheduled for Feb. 23The Lane ReportMOREHEAD, Ky. (Feb. 8, 2016) — The 17th Annual Big Sandy Women's Business Symposium will be held on Feb. 23, at the Wilkinson-Stumbo Convention Center in Prestonsburg. The theme of this year's conference is “Laugh, Change, Conquer.”.Big Sandy Women's Business Symposium slated for Feb. 23Morehead State University Newsall 2 news articles »

  • The Courier-JournalBurse: KSU could close under Bevin budget cutsThe Courier-Journal"I do not like either one of those options and I am working hard to make certain we can do our work smarter, logically and effectively to ensure that Kentucky State University is here for another 130 years," President Raymond Burse said in a letter ...and more »

  • WSAZ-TVTeen killed in crashWSAZ-TVFLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) -- A teenager from Prestonsburg has been killed in a two-vehicle crash. Kentucky State Police say Kevin Marsillette, 19, was a passenger in a vehicle that crossed the center line, hitting another vehicle traveling in the ...1 Person Dead In Floyd County CrashLEX18 Lexington KY Newsall 2 news articles »

  • The Floyd County TimesCP Awareness event draws large crowdThe Floyd County TimesPRESTONSBURG – A large crowd was in attendance last Wednesday when local high school basketball teams took to the court during the second annual basketball game to raise awareness for Cerebral Palsy. The event, which is organized by Kimberly ...

  • Will Kentucky House 'Defund' Planned Parenthood?89.3 WFPLThe state House is poised to take up a bill to defund Planned Parenthood this week, amid a rightward swing in Kentucky politics in which long-awaited legislation limiting abortion rights has already been signed into law. The bill to divert funds from ...and more »

  • The Courier-JournalBevin's Medicaid testing ground lies in E. Ky.The Courier-JournalPRESTONSBURG, Ky. – These hardscrabble Appalachian hills so rife with need and illness have been a national testing ground for Obamacare over the past two years, but they may soon test something more fundamental – the age-old struggle to balance ...and more »

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