Updated: 8:21 AM It is an expansion project officials say they've been working on for several years. The upgrades will increase freezer capacity from 10 pallets to 40 pallets of food and the cooler capacity will increase from 5 pallets to 18 pallets.
Updated: 9:25 PM First responders from as far away as Grant County are in Floyd County this weekend getting certified as swift water rescue technicians. The three day course is conducted by the Floyd County Rescue Team and began Friday evening in the classroom with hours of instruction. The final two days are spent in the water doing various skills training and testing.
Updated: 3:40 PM All across the country people gathered for the National Day of Prayer which organizers say this year was based off of the scripture reference Matthew 12:21, "In His name the nations will put their hope."
Updated: 5:42 PM Construction is underway on the Floyd County Emergency and Rescue Squad's new headquarters. On Saturday, members not only celebrated the squads 56th birthday, but also prepared to begin a new chapter.
Updated: 5:23 PM Four fire departments responded to a home on Jenny Street in Martin. The fire broke out around 10:30 on Friday morning, destroying the second home in less than four months on this particular street.
Updated: 1:06 AM Drilling horizontal oil wells was the topic of Wednesday's meeting of the Kentucky Oil and Gas Association. More than 150 members - many of whom are natural gas producers - learned about what some are calling a lucrative future for horizontal oil drilling on the Berea Sandstone oil play.