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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A Fleming County man was arrested on sex charges Tuesday by the Kentucky State Police.
Boyd/Greenup backpack program turns 10
For 10 years, the Ashland Alliance Young Professionals Association has been helping children start their school year off right.
Area water plants recognized
Water treatment plants across the state were recognized for consistently producing drinking water in 2013 that exceeded state and federal water quality standards, including the Rattlesnake Ridge Water District in Olive Hill and six others.
City gives wastewater treatment plant operations to Greenup agency
During joint special meetings of the Greenup Joint Sewer Agency and the Wurtland city commission on Tuesday, Wurtland agreed to hand over operations of its wastewater treatment plant to the agency.
Pending the signing and approval of certain legal documents, plant operations will officially be under the GJSA on Aug. 1.
Edelen studies fiscal health of rural hospitals
On the fourth stop of his listening tour to address the fiscal health of rural hospitals, Adam Edelen said the crowd in Morehead was the largest he has seen yet.
The big attendance attests to how seriously the region regards the issue of sustainability of local hospitals, he said.
Putnam renovations ‘coming together’ as football season approaches
Locker rooms are beginning to take shape at Putnam Stadium as rebuilding of the venerable arena nears completion.
Workers are readying concrete forms on the home side and grading the site on the visitors’ side and soon will erect the structures, the goal to have them ready to use for the first home game of the 2014 season Aug. 22.
Huntington man wanted for armed robbery
The Ashland Police Department is searching for an 18-year-old Huntington man who was involved in an armed robbery last month.
Detroit man arrested near Fairview
A Detroit man was arrested Wednesday after an undercover drug buy near Fairview High School, the Boyd County Sheriff's Department reported.
- Laying the foundation Workers are finishing the foundation for the locker room on the home side of Putnam Stadium on Tuesday. The Ashland Tomcats open the football season on Aug. 22 against Newport Catholic.
Construction at Kentucky football stadium to go on
The $110 million construction project at the University of Kentucky’s Commonwealth Stadium will continue through the upcoming football season with the goal of finishing renovations before the 2015 kickoff.
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