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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.
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Vendors sought for heat program
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Jesse Stuart Foundation celebrates 35 years
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Hagerman talks law with Rotary
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Iconic Gate City bank torn down after partial collapse
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Demolition workers began to tear down one of the Gate City’s oldest downtown buildings following the former Catlettsburg National Bank’s partial collapse.
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Anti-smoking tour kicks off in Ashland
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Two years later, Roger Cline watched his wife die of lung cancer. Deborah Cline was 59 and had never smoked.
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
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Big Boy to open Aug. 11
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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.
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