Accident victim ID’d as Ashlander
ASHLAND - Police have identified the man killed in an early morning car accident Tuesday as Robert L. Nunley III of Ashland.
Nunley, 42, was a passenger in a car driven by his wife, Gladys Nunley, who lost control in a curve in the 3400 block of Blackburn Avenue, according to police.
Robert Nunley was pronounced dead at the scene by Boyd County Deputy Coroner Mark Hammond.
Gladys Nunley was treated by paramedics and flown to Cabell Huntington Hospital and admitted in fair condition.
The accident remains under investigation by Ashland Officer Mike Hogsten and crash reconstructionists Ryan Conley and Tony Floyd.
End-of-season ‘Melodies’ Friday
ASHLAND - The grand finale for the summer music of “Melodies and Masterpieces” will be Friday during First Friday events.
Part of Winchester Avenue will be closed for performances by Angie Hall at 6 p.m. and Jeff Ellis and his band at 7 p.m.
Many downtown restaurants, shops and galleries will be open from 5 to 9 p.m. for First Friday.
New restaurant to open at Kyova
ASHLAND - Red’s Country Barbecue will open at 11 a.m. Saturday at Kyova Tri-State Mall across from Steve & Barry’s.
The new restaurant is operated by owners Jason and Tara Iams, a local couple with 24 years of combined experience in the food service industry.
Red’s will be open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday and noon to 8 p.m. Sunday. For more information call (606) 928-1090.
Craft show this weekend at park
ARGILLITE - Greenbo Lake State Resort Park will host a craft show Saturday and Sunday.
There will be baskets, crochet, woodwork, candles, ceramics, painting, quilting and more. The show will run from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Accident victim ID’d as Ashlander
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Gate City landmark demolished
The historic Catlettsburg National Bank Building was being taken down after the front dormer window collapsed on Sunday.
Local counties see drop in unemployment
Boyd County was one of 117 counties that saw a decrease in its unemployment rate between June 2013 and June 2014.
Big Boy to open Aug. 11
The long-awaited Frisch’s Big Boy restaurant will open Aug. 11, and when it does it will be business as usual from day one: the eatery will open its doors to the early breakfast crowd at 6:30.
SOAR meeting at MSU Aug. 6
Morehead State University and St. Claire Regional Medical Center will present Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers as part of a "Health Impact Series" under the new Shaping Our Appalachian Region initiative.
MSU moving business admin. program online
Morehead State University’s School of Business Administration has announced its bachelor of business administration degree in computer information systems has moved totally online beginning the fall 2014 semester.
Thefts, fraud reported to APD
The following information was taken from Ashland Police Department reports:
Raceland couple join Peace Corps
A couple from Raceland will travel to the Republic of Botswana on Aug. 10 to begin training as volunteers in the Peace Corps.
Missing Boyd inmate returns to jail
The Boyd County inmate who walked away from a work detail on Saturday turned himself back in to the Boyd County Detention Center on Sunday.
Hills alive with Old Time Music
The hills surrounding Morehead were alive again this weekend with the sounds of fiddles, banjos and deep Appalachian voices that help keep old time mountain music alive in a modern world.
Bill Clinton coming to eastern Kentucky to stump for Grimes
By RONNIE ELLIS
CNHI News Service
GLASGOW — Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes is again calling in the “Big Dog” in her quest to unseat five-term Republican U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell.
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