Receiving Supplies

Receiving Supplies Floyd County law enforcement have received thousands of dollars along with supplies from many different sources after the tragic shooting in Allen, including supplies from law enforecement officers and others wanting to help the time of need.The Floyd County Community Foundation has been a big part of that effort, raising over $39,000…

Opioid Addiction Settlement

Opioid Addiction Settlement A group selected to turn a massive settlement into action to combat opioid addiction will meet for the first time this week in the state capitol.Attorney General Daniel Cameron says the Kentucky Opioid Abatement Advisory Commission will hold its first meeting Tuesday afternoon in Frankfort.The panel is charged with administering Kentucky’s…

Banning Backpacks

Banning Backpacks A Kentucky school district has banned middle and high school students from using backpacks to address safety concerns.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that Knox County Schools will implement the policy when students return to school in August.School spokesperson Frank Shelton says the policy will prevent students from using a bag to conceal items.The…

Pikeville Independence Day Celebration

Pikeville Independence Day Celebration The city of Pikeville was forced to reschedule its Independence Day celebrations once again to July 15, after being moved from July 4 to July 8 due to the tragedy in Floyd County.City officials say because several first responders were sent to help out in Prestonsburg following the events on…

Candidate Ends Lawsuit

Candidate Ends Lawsuit A Pike County candidate for property valuation administrator who fell short in the May primary is ending his lawsuit aimed at getting a recount.In the May primary, Cullen Hall lost to Kevin Auton by 100 votes, receiving 2,661 votes to Auton’s 1,761 votes.In Hall’s lawsuit, it’s alleged that 259 ballots were…

Floyd County Stolen Truck

Floyd County Stolen Truck Police in Floyd County are searching for a truck that was stolen from a car dealership sometime last week.In a post on the Floyd County Sheriff’s Department Facebook page, deputies state they believe the 2017 Dodge Ram 1500 Express was stolen either late Wednesday or early Thursday from Affordable Automotive…