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Childers headlines River Rat Festival

Tyler Childers recently released and nationally-recognized album "Purgatory" in early August. His music is inspired by his experiences and observations as a blue-collared Appalachian worker with a mixture of bluegrass, folk and southern rock music. Photo courtesy of David McClister GALLIPOLIS - Ty

POMEROY DAILY SENTINEL - 2017-09-21 00:24:47

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Lady Hornets fall to Johnson Central in 57th District match

PAINTSVILLE - Magoffin County was unable to work its way into the win column on the road earlier in the week. Host Johnson Central pulled away to defeat familiar foe Magoffin County 3-1 in a 57th District volleyball match on Monday. With the loss, Magoffin County dropped to 0-17 overall and 0-4 in


BOE discusses tax rates and budget shortfall from state

SALYERSVILLE - The Magoffin County School Board met in regular session on Tuesday, September 19, discussing tax rates and state budget cuts that are seemingly landing on Eastern Kentucky school districts. The school board welcomed the two student senate members to the meeting, which will represent t


Man arrested for setting fire

MIDDLE FORK - A Magoffin County man was arrested last Friday for allegedly setting a fire in his daughter's home that resulted in the death of three dogs. According to the arrest citation, on Friday night, September 15 the Middle Fork Volunteer Fire Department responded to a call at a home on Cranes


The View from Puncheon Creek: Shadows of Life

I have written many stories about persons and events of the past. I have tried to bring important history of our county of Magoffin to light. These people and events were real and they set the course for the future in their day. I know it is hard to gain acceptance in the academic community for newl


HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Hornets to visit Powell County for district opener

SALYERSVILLE - The Magoffin County Hornets are preparing for a Class 3A, District 7 football opener. Magoffin County will visit Powell County for a Class 3A, District 7 opener on Friday night. Magoffin County is 2-3 through its first five games. Opponents have outscored the Hornets 175-86. Magoffin


City council sets tax rates and Trick-or-Treat night

SALYERSVILLE - Salyersville City Council met in regular session on Monday, September 18, holding the second vote on the tax rates and setting Trick-or-Treat Night for the city. In their second roll-call vote on taxes, the council unanimously approved keeping the tax rates the same as the previous ye


Casto elected treasurer of NADO

NADO Officers serve as Executive Directors of Regional Development Organizations around the nation and are shown from left: Lynne Keller Forbes (South Eastern Council of Governments (COG), Sioux Falls, S.D.) Immediate Past President; Doug Elliott (East Central Iowa COG, Cedar Rapids, Iowa), Presiden

GALLIPOLIS DAILY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 16:18:42

Learning to ask 'are you okay?'

GALLIA COUNTY - Are you okay? That is the question students across Gallia County are being told to ask each other. All three high schools and the University of Rio Grande took part in RUOK Day, which promotes Suicide Awareness Week. "We want kids to know that it's okay to not be okay," said Abby Whi

GALLIPOLIS DAILY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 23:32:20

Lion's Club completes annual duck race

LOGAN - Over 1,000 rubber ducks were dropped into the Guyandotte River Saturday as a part of the annual Lion's Club Duck Race. The ducks were put in at the Water Street Bridge and were swept to the finish line by the current. Tickets were sold for $5 each. The winning duck was sponsored by Beth Cook

LOGAN BANNER - 2017-09-19 04:01:01

7 Ways to Help Hurricane Victims

(Family Features) Natural disasters come in multiple forms and can quickly devastate many lives in a matter of moments. While they all can cause nightmares for those affected, few are as powerful and destructive as hurricanes. That's why, when hurricanes make landfall and wreak havoc, help is immedi

APPALACHIAN NEWS-EXPRESS - 2017-09-21 05:00:00

Maximize the Joy of Travel

(Family Features) Many facets of travel - the anticipation, the experience and even the return trip - can enhance your mood. It can create an element of the unexpected and give you the opportunity to gain new, memorable experiences. To explore the connection between happiness and travel, and what ma

APPALACHIAN NEWS-EXPRESS - 2017-09-21 05:00:00

Trick-or-Treat for a New Kind of Thrill

(Family Features) For most kids, Halloween is all about costumes and candy, but it can also be a chance to demonstrate how helping others brings its own set of rewards. This October, children, families and schools across the country will join in Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF, a month-long celebration of

APPALACHIAN NEWS-EXPRESS - 2017-09-21 05:00:00

Real Talk -- When Was The Last Time You Enjoyed Your Business Trip?

(NewsUSA) -It's hard to believe that 2017 is more than halfway over and that fall is in the air. With that, life starts to speed up as kids head back to school, holidays loom just around the corner, and you may find yourself traveling for work a bit more in the coming months as companies try to wrap

APPALACHIAN NEWS-EXPRESS - 2017-09-20 19:34:47

New Resources Critical for Stroke Recovery

(NewsUSA) - The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA), the world's leading voluntary organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke has developed new stroke rehabilitation tools for healthcare professionals and clinical provi

APPALACHIAN NEWS-EXPRESS - 2017-09-20 19:31:32

PIS votes to increase property tax rates

For the first time since 2014, the Pikeville Independent Schools Board of Education voted Tuesday to raise its property tax rates, changing them from 71.8 cents to 73.3 cents. The compensating tax rate of 73.3 cents, will allow the district to receive the same revenue from the previous year. In 2003

APPALACHIAN NEWS-EXPRESS - 2017-09-21 06:00:00

U.S. recommends Conn psychologist be sentenced to 15 years

With his sentencing scheduled for Friday, Dr. Alfred Bradley Adkins, a clinical psychologist convicted of working with Eric C. Conn to pass off fraudulent medical evidence to support disability claims, has submitted his objections to the federal government's requested sentence calculation. Adkins' o

APPALACHIAN NEWS-EXPRESS - 2017-09-21 06:00:00

Walking to end Alzheimer's disease

The Walk to End Alzheimer's was held Saturday at the Pikeville City Park. Nearly 200 participants registered for the walk. The Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research, with more than 600 communities hosting the even

APPALACHIAN NEWS-EXPRESS - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Pike BOE honors educators who go above and beyond expectations

Three educators in the Pike County School System were honored by the board of education at its meeting Thursday evening, each receiving an "Above and Beyond" award for their service. The first educator honored Thursday was Charles "Buddy" Bevins, known at Pike County Central High School as "Mr. B."

APPALACHIAN NEWS-EXPRESS - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Coal Run 'financially strong,' mayor cites teamwork

The City of Coal Run Village has completed its annual audit and is sitting on a reserve of almost $2 million, according to financial statements discussed during last week's city commission meeting. Mayor Andrew Scott presented the city's audit to the commissioners on Thursday, detailing the city's

APPALACHIAN NEWS-EXPRESS - 2017-09-19 07:00:00