Bears Invade Dorton

Bears Invade Dorton Dorton residents have been seeing a pair of black bears recently and they are turning to FIsh and Wildlife personnel for help. A homeowner tells WKYT they were told to keep their trash in locked storage buildings or garages to cut off the supply of food to the bears and force…

Eula Hall Dead At 93

Eula Hall Dead At 93 The operator of the Mud Creek Clinic in Floyd County died earlier this month at her home. Eula Hall also created the Mud Creek Water District and served as president of the Kentucky Black Lung Association. The Kentucky General Assembly passed a resolution 15 years ago renaming a section…

Floyd County BOE Tables Contract Vote

Floyd County BOE Tables Contract Vote The Floyd County Board of Education decides to delay a vote on a contract agreement with the Floyd County Education Support Professionals Association which represents the district’s bus drivers and transporatation workers. Union representatives say they called for an extended work week, specific seniority rights and incentive pay…

Lincoln County Tire Business Destroyed By Fire

Lincoln County Tire Business Destroyed By Fire A fire destroyed a Lincoln County tire processing facility. The fire broke out Monday afternoon at SMS Tire Processing in the building housing most of the company’s equipment. Officials say firefighters from all 7 Lincoln County departments had extra difficulty getting the fire out because of all…

Hatfield Man Earns Record NIWS Credentials

Hatfield Man Earns Record NIWS Credentials A Hatfield man is named Machinist Student of the Year by the Robert C. Byrd Institute. Derek Lyons earned 12 industry credentials from the National Institute for Metalworking Skills while working to complete the associate of applied science degree in Machinist Technology/CNC through RCBI’s nationally recognized manufacturing career…