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Floyd County Drug Bust

Two women are facing charges following a tip Friday night in Floyd County. Deputies from the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office say they were following up on a report on the whereabouts of a fugitive at a home in Hueysville. When they arrived at the scene, they found 44 year old Myrtle Little and 42 year old Elsie Cecil along with baggies containing more than 40 grams of suspected meth, prescription pills, hallucinogenic mushrooms, drug paraphernalia and hundreds of dollars in cash. Both were taken into custody and are charged with multiple counts of drug trafficking. They were taken to the Floyd County Jail.
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Floyd County Native Named Food Network’s “Best Baker In America”

Congratulations are in order for a Floyd County native who has won the title of “Best Baker in America.” The honor bestowed by the Food Network goes to Prestonsburg native Jaclyn “Jackie” Joseph. Her local supporters gathered at the Mountain Arts Center Monday to watch the finale of the baking competition show as she built a two-foot tall Hawaiian-inspired dessert. It was the recipe for success, locking Joseph in as the Season Four champion of “Best Baker in America.” She also wins $25,000. Joseph says she plans to start her own bakery specializing in wedding cakes and other desserts.
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$10,000 Reward Being Offered in Floyd County Missing Woman Case

There is now a $10,000 reward for information leading to the discovery of a Floyd County woman not seen since June 1. The family of Kandi Green Gonzalez says they just want her home and they need volunteer searchers to help them. Her mom, Betty Dixon, says while there are rumors about what may have happened, she wants to remind the community that her daughter is a mom, sister, and someone’s daughter. Gonzalez is described as 5′8″ tall, 110 pounds, with blond hair and blue eyes. She was last seen on Abbott Creek Road in Prestonsburg on June 1. She was wearing a pink one-piece romper outfit.
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Floyd County Schools Has Resigned

Floyd County Schools says Superintendent Danny Adkins has resigned. He will take the job of superintendent of the Woodford County Schools in Central Kentucky. Adkins will begin work on July 1.
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Two Arrested on Drug Charges in Floyd County

Two people have been arrested in Floyd County on drug charges thanks to anonymous tips from the community. The Floyd County Sheriff’s Department says officers responded to complaints of possible drug trafficking in Prestonsburg. Deputies found and arrested fugitive Joseph Phillip of Prestonsburg. They say they confiscated 9 grams of suspected methamphetamine, digital scales, and several loaded syringes at the time of his arrest. 43-year-old Anna Conley of Prestonsburg was also arrested and is facing drug charges.
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1 Week Left to Apply for Disaster Assistance; More Registration Support Centers Open

Don’t delay. If you are a Kentucky homeowner, renter or business owner who had property damage or loss caused by the severe storms from Feb. 27 to March 14, you have one week left to apply for federal disaster assistance. The deadline to apply for assistance from FEMA is Wednesday, June 23. The deadline to apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration is Tuesday, June 22. If you live in one of the 31 counties included in the Kentucky federal disaster declaration for Individual Assistance, you may still register for assistance or update your contact information, ask questions about a letter from FEMA, get information about FEMA home inspections, or learn how to appeal a FEMA decision by:
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Federal trial of rehabilitation center owner delayed

(WYMT) - The federal fraud trial of an Eastern Kentucky rehabilitation center owner is delayed until September. In late 2020, Eugene Sisco III of Pikeville pleaded not guilty to federal fraud charges. A federal grand jury indicted Sisco, who owns rehabilitation centers in Pike, Floyd and Harlan Counties, on Medicaid...
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Floyd County Schools superintendent resigns

FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) -- The superintendent of Floyd County Schools announced his resignation on Thursday. Superintendent Danny Adkins will take over as superintendent at Woodford County Schools on July 1. Adkins has held the job for about three years. According to a news release from Floyd County Schools, Anna...
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Two Arrests in Floyd County

The Martin (City) Chief of Police arrested 40 year old Timothy J. Sykes on Thursday evening on charges regarding an active Warrant. The warrent on Sykes is for charges of Possession of Controlled substance to the first degree, first offence Methamphetamine, and Possession of drug paraphernalia. Floyd County Deputies also...
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Floyd sheriff, Martin police team up on drug arrest

PRESTONSBURG, Ky. — The Floyd County Sheriff’s Office and Martin City Police are crediting anonymous tips for two meth trafficking arrests this week. Monday night, deputies and Martin officers acted on tips of meth trafficking and a fugitive at an address on Highland Avenue, in Prestonsburg. When they went to the home, they found their suspects, along with nine grams of meth, digital scales and several loaded syringes.