Fall festival set in Catlettsburg
CATLETTSBURG - The Catlettsburg Elementary School Fall Festival will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the school.
There will be inflatables, haunted house, crafts, a cake walk, games, hayrides, Bang-a-Car, door prizes and food.
The cost is $2 for the haunted house; $5 for the haunted house and games; and $8 for the haunted house, games, inflatables and hayride.
OLBH to mark respiratory week
RUSSELL - The Respiratory Department of Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital will celebrate National Respiratory Care Week with free lung function screenings on Oct. 24.
Staff from the department will offer free lung-function testing and information about OLBH’s pulmonary services at the Ashland Town Center from 9 a.m. to noon. Pulmonary services at OLBH includes the Lung Health Program (lung nodules and pulmonary hypertension), pulmonary rehabilitation and smoking cessation.
For more information about lung-function testing, call the OLBH CareLine at (606) 833-2273.
SOAR meeting will be Thursday
ASHLAND - Steelworkers of American Retirees will elect officers at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Steelworkers Hall on Carter Avenue. Food will be served.
Fall festival set in Catlettsburg
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Promoting sexual assault awareness
Local American Idol contestant Jesse Cline sang at a festival promoting sexual assault awareness at the Historic Transportation Center on Saturday.
Russell resident to attend ceremony
Les Hayes was 20 years old and serving as a light-weapons infantryman when he watched his platoon sergeant, Felix Modesto Conde-Falcon, die during combat operations in Ap Tan Hoa, South Vietnam.
Sun shines down on home and garden show
Winter weather abated to shine down on the WSAZ Home and Garden show in Huntington over the weekend.
Ky. high court to hear death penalty appeal
The Kentucky Supreme Court is set to hear an appeal in the long-running case of an escaped inmate from an Oklahoma prison facing a death sentence in the fatal kidnapping of a Kentucky distillery worker.
Initial release on fatal accident was in error
The initial report from the Kentucky State Police on a fatal accident Thursday was incorrect,
Man convicted in brother-in-law’s slaying
An Ohio man has been convicted in the January 2013 shotgun slaying of his brother-in-law.
KDMC, OLBH collaborate for colon cancer awareness
Colon cancer rates are particularly high in eastern Kentucky, a statistic that could stem from low levels of colon health education, Gastroenterologist Garfield Grandison said at the Ashland Town Center on Friday.
Details of collision released by KSP
A three-vehicle accident on U.S. 60 in Boyd County Thursday evening claimed the life of an East Carter High School senior and injured five others, Kentucky State Police at Ashland said.
East Carter students mourn teen’s death
Students and faculty at East Carter High School were in mourning Friday following the death of a popular student in a traffic accident the previous evening.
Alexandra “Paige” Bush, 17, an ECHS senior, was killed in a three-vehicle crash about 6 p.m. Thursday at the junction of U.S. 60 and Ky. 5 in Boyd County. She was pronounced dead at the accident scene. Five others, including Bush’s mother and stepfather and another ECHS student, were injured. The accident closed down U.S. for approximately five hours.
Update: ECHS senior killed in Boyd County crash
The Independent has learned the identity of the person killed in a three-vehicle crash on U.S. 60 Thursday evening.
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