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Nomination meeting for 7th Wildlife District representative set for June 25 in Prestonsburg

A meeting to nominate candidates for the 7th Wildlife District representative on the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission will be held at 7:30 p.m. on June 25 at the Mountain Arts Center, 50 Hal Rogers Drive, in Prestonsburg. This meeting is an opportunity for the public to have a voice on their representative on the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission. The commission is a nine-member board, comprised...

Prestonberg’s Rachel Messer, a member of Kentucky Opry, described as ‘authentic country’ on The Voice

By Mary Meadows Floyd County Chronicle Times PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (KT) – A member of the Kentucky Opry, based at the Mountain Arts Center in Prestonsburg, is now singing on a national stage.

 Rachel Messer sang “I Want to be a Cowboy’s Sweetheart,” complete with yodels, during the blind auditions of The Voice on NBC on Monday. 

Judges Blake Shelton and Kelly Clarkson picked Messer for...