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Legislative leaders agree to $42K audit of LRC
The General Assembly’s legislative leaders voted Wednesday to pay the National Conference of State Legislators $42,000 to conduct an audit of the Legislative Research Commission and begin the process of hiring a new LRC director.
Manslaughter trial begins
One fact upon which the attorneys in a Carter County manslaughter trial that began on Tuesday agreed is that the victim in the case, Heath Toney, died from a blow to the head.
But, on matters such as how that blow was struck and who did it, they parted company.
CAReS facing needs for Christmas
’Tis the season to be giving.
Trish Hall, the executive director of CAReS, reports that 540 families signed up for the CAReS Giving Tree for help this Christmas season. There are 58 children up to the age of 16 included among those families.
Dancing With Our Stars benefit event will team locals with professionals
Locals and professional dancers will be teaming up for an evening of entertainment that will benefit Ashland’s Highlands Museum and Discovery Center.
Museum director Carol Allen announced the Dancing With Our Stars event Tuesday evening in downtown, introducing the dancers and encouraging community participation and support for the evening at the Boyd County Community Center on Feb. 8.
“I love the program ‘Dancing With the Stars,’” Allen said, explaining she enjoyed dancing before a bad knee denied her of the activity.
Local briefs: 12/11/13
Morgan County Judge-Executive Tim Conley, whose county was devastated by a tornado, has pleaded not guilty to federal charges.
Kentucky Colonels Sixth-Grade Showcase
Kentucky Colonels Sixth-Grade Showcase results from Section 34 on Saturday.
WWII aircraft topic at military roundtable
Dr. Stephen Young will share his experiences with 31 of the world’s most legendary prejet aircraft on Thursday for the final East Kentucky Military Historical Society Roundtable of 2013.
Police beat: 12/11/13
The following information was taken from Ashland Police Department reports:
Wurtland rolls back payroll tax
Acceding to the demands of opponents, the Wurtland City Commission rolled back a recently enacted payroll tax Tuesday.
Cell calls for Carter anticipated in '14
Alerts for weather, Amber Alerts and national security will automatically be sent to mobile phones utilizing Carter County cell towers by the start of the new year, Grayson City Council member and Assistant Emergency Management Director Joanne Dunfee hopes.
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