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Vendors sought for heat program
OLIVE HILL - Applications are being accepted for vendors in the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program through Northeast Kentucky Community Action Agency starting Nov. 5.
Wood, coal, fuel oil, propane and kerosene vendors in Boyd, Carter, Elliott, Greenup and Lawrence counties are needed. Vendor agreements are available at the Northeast office in Olive Hill and other Northeast outreach offices.
For more information, call (606) 286-4443 or (800) 817-4443.
Other offices are: Grayson — (606) 474-8118; Boyd County — (606) 324-8617; Elliott County — (606) 738-6577; Greenup County — (606) 473-9873; Lawrence County — (606) 638-4067.
Hospice run will be Saturday
ASHLAND - The third annual Community Hospice Run in Remembrance 5K Run/Walk will be Saturday at Ohio University Southern.
Race-day registration will begin at 7:15 a.m. Entry fees are $20 per participant. The first 200 registrants will receive goodie bags and long-sleeved T-shirts. Awards will be given to the top three overall male and female and also to the top three male and female in each age category. Food and door prizes will be available.
The race will start and finish at Ninth and Heplar streets behind OU. The course traverses Ironton neighborhood streets.
Race results and photos will be posted immediately following the race at tristateracer.com. Proceeds will benefit the programs and services of Community Hospice.
Registration is available at tristateracer.com. For more information, call Community Hospice at (740) 532-8841 or (606) 329-1890.
Hospital to move therapy, rehab
LOUISA - Three Rivers Medical Center will relocate its physical therapy and rehabilitation center from the hospital campus to Yatesville Crossing (306 Commerce Drive, Suite 600) effective Monday.
The new location will offer on-site registration, tripled square footage, new equipment and enclosed rooms for increased privacy.
Hours will be from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The phone number will be (606) 638-1323.
OLIVE HILL —
Vendors sought for heat program
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UPDATE: U.S. 23 reopened; explosives eliminated
More information on the U.S. 23 closure from the the Kentucky Department of Highways.
Local family in midst of marathon tragedy
Today marks the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings that shook the world.
Boyd Democrats take floor at Elks
Boyd County Democrats met at the Elks Lodge for a matchup between candidates for two of the hottest primary races in Boyd County: sheriff and judge-executive.
The candidates, sponsored by the Boyd County Democratic Women’s Club, each took to the podium to face the crowd Tuesday night and discuss the candidacy and platforms for the race that is still over a month away.
Shay receives 38 years for fatal shooting
Casey R. Shay, 27, of Morehead, was sentenced Monday to 38 years in prison for the fatal shooting last year of Cassandra M. “Cassie” Owens, 21.
Space not problem with home garden
Growing your own dinner is not a concept lost on Kenny Imel.
Greenup court jumpstarts road repairs
As part of the Greenup County Fiscal Court’s annual expenses, the court approved the first reading of an ordinance that allots up to $1.5 million for blacktopping damaged county roads.
Nursing home reports drug theft to APD
Woodland Oaks Health Care Facility, 1820 Oakview Road, on Monday reported the theft of 30 hydrocodone tablets from a secured area within the nursing home.
Devices left from previous construction discovered
All four lanes of U.S. 23 were shut down for nearly two hours Tuesday following the discovery of old explosives on a hillside rock cut.
The devices apparently were left over from a previous construction project and were discovered by a crew working on the new Ironton-Russell Bridge, Russell Police Chief Tim Wilson said.
Boyd walk to raise awareness of autism
The differences in the nine children in Carla Malone’s classroom are striking.
A few can talk, but some won’t make a sound and others jabber apparent nonsense sounds.
There are playful children and those who keep to themselves. Some of the children can read and do other academic tasks. Schoolwork for others means matching pictures and doing exercises to develop fine motor skills, like learning to hold a pencil.
Grimes outpaces McConnell in first quarter
Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes has again outpaced her likely Republican general election opponent, incumbent Mitch McConnell, in fundraising during the first quarter — but she remains well behind McConnell in total fundraising and cash on hand.
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