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Floyd Co. sheriff's son facing several charges

Posted: 07/03/2013 - Floyd County Sheriff John K. Blackburn's son, Jeffery Blackburn, was arrested after police say he assaulted someone and ran his car into a police cruiser.

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E. Ky. wildfire threat no less severe

Updated: 07/02/2013 - As firefighters continue to battle the blaze in Arizona, ladder men in Eastern Kentucky say their thoughts and prayers are with the families of the 19 "Hotshots" team members that were killed.

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Two schools merging in Floyd County

Posted: 06/27/2013 - The Floyd County Board of Education approved the merger of South Floyd high school and middle school at the meeting in June.

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Dozens of Kentucky schools raise dropout age

Updated: 07/26/2013 - Within two days of a new state law going into effect, 54 public school systems in Kentucky voted to raise the dropout age to 18. See a list of which schools have voted in favor of the change.

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Injured fawn being nursed back to health in Floyd Co.

Updated: 06/18/2013 - They call him Buddy, and he was rescued after a Martin Police Officer discovered the injured fawn beside the roadway. Last week, conservation officers brought him to 'Backwards RIR Wildlife Rehab'.

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Semifinalists perform at Road to Fame

Updated: 06/16/2013 - Several young performers sang their hearts out to be a finalist in this year's Country Music Highway Road to Fame Saturday night.

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Explosion causes Floyd Co. home to partially collapse

Updated: 06/13/2013 - A small explosion in Floyd County on Turner Branch, which is near Allen Central High School, caused a home to partially collapse. It happened just after one o'clock Thursday afternoon while strong storms moved through the area but officials say this was not weather related.

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UPDATE: Escaped inmate back in police custody

Posted: 06/12/2013 - Officials with the Floyd County Sheriff's Department tell Mountain News Scottie Bradley was re-captured around 10 Wednesday night in Prestonsburg.

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Two arrested for Floyd County robbery

Posted: 06/05/2013 - Police say Scottie Bradley, 31, and Kelly Bryant, 43, went into the McDowell Stop and Shop Tuesday night around 11:30 demanding money from the clerk.

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WWII vet finally gets burial in KY

Updated: 06/06/2013 - The family of a man who went missing in the woods of Germany back in 1944 can finally give him a proper burial.

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