Prestonsburg News

  • The Courier-JournalLame ducks go to conventions on taxpayer dimeThe Courier-JournalFRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky taxpayers paid about $20,000 for seven lame-duck state lawmakers to attend legislative conventions last summer, state records show. Sens. Katie Stine, Julie Denton, Jerry Rhoads and Rep. Bob Damron had no legislative sessions ...

  • USA TODAYObamacare takes root in Appalachia, to mixed reviewsUSA TODAYPRESTONSBURG, Ky. — Obamacare flooded into these remote Appalachian hills last year like the War on Poverty had a half-century earlier — another government program promising to save some of America's most vulnerable citizens. Since then, it has ...and more »

  • SBA lender training set for MSU at PrestonsburgMorehead State University NewsMorehead State University's East Kentucky Small Business Development Center and the Small Business Administration will host a lender training meeting Wednesday, April 22, from 10 a.m. -2 p.m. at MSU at Prestonsburg. Dana Winston, SBA Lender ...

  • Leadership Floyd County focuses on tourismThe Floyd County TimesFred James, Tourism Director for the Prestonsburg Convention & Visitors Bureau, welcomed the group. He provided the members with an overview of local tourism and emphasized how everyone should be welcoming to visitors in our area. James stressed ...

  • Delays, dodges no help in legislative staff reformsLexington Herald LeaderThere have been no significant personnel reforms. On a straight party-line vote Feb. 4, Republicans in the committee that oversees the LRC killed a proposal by House Leader Greg Stumbo, D-Prestonsburg, to begin a search for a new executive director.

  • The Lane ReportMore than 300 attend public meeting on Mountain ParkwayThe Lane ReportPRESTONSBURG, Ky. (April 16, 2015) — More than 300 people attended a public meeting Tuesday to offer feedback on two options under consideration for extending the Mountain Parkway from Salyersville to Prestonsburg. MainHeader2c Kentucky ...More than 300 turn out to view options to extend Mountain ParkwayThe Floyd County Timesall 2 news articles »

  • For the RecordThe Floyd County TimesDepartment for Income Support, Ky. Foster Care vs. Jason Deboard. ... James W. Miller, 30, of Prestonsburg, first-degree possession of controlled substance, being a persistent felony offender, illegal possession of legend drug. Richard Crum, 25, of ...

  • WSAZ-TVPrestonsburg city leaders sign off on audit, pledge increased accountabilityWKYTPRESTONSBURG, Ky. (WYMT) - A recent audit discovered more than one dozen different deficiencies and compliance issues with the city of Prestonsburg's finances. The city council voted Monday to approve the audit. City leaders say they are taking steps ...Audit Shows Deficiencies in City of Prestonsburg FinancesWSAZ-TVall 3 news articles »

  • Public meeting set to gather feedback on proposals to extend Mountain ParkwayDaily JournalPRESTONSBURG, Kentucky — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is holding a public meeting this week in eastern Kentucky to present information and gather feedback about options for extending the Mountain Parkway from Salyersville to Prestonsburg.and more »

  • WKYTCigarette Likely Caused Fire at Apartment Complex in PrestonsburgWSAZ-TVPRESTONSBURG, Ky. (WSAZ) -- Prestonsburg Fire Chief, Bobby Carpenter tells WSAZ.com that a fire that displaced 19 people at an apartment complex in Prestonsburg was likely started by a cigarette left in a flower pot that had become an ashtray. The fire ...Families forced out of homes because of Prestonsburg fireWKYTall 4 news articles »

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