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FADE board to meet Tuesday
OLIVE HILL - The FADE Task Force board will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Olive Hill Senior Citizen Building. Requirements for the new JAG Grant 2013-14 will be discussed. The Olive Hill Police Department will host the meeting.
Library sponsors valentine project
ASHLAND - U.S. soldiers serving abroad and residents of local nursing homes will receive handmake Valentine’s Day cards as part of the ninth annual Hands that Touch a Heart campaign.
Children trace their hands on the card and then decorate it any way they wish, and add their name and a personal message. All ages are welcome to make a card.
Children and others helped the Boyd County Public Library deliver more than 2,000 cards last year.
Supplies will be on hand at the main and Kyova branches Monday through Friday.
Teachers or leaders of groups who want to participate may email Amanda Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (606) 329-0518, ext. 1140.
Tax business opening office
ASHLAND - Liberty Tax Service will open a new office next week at 1205 Montgomery Ave., Suite 2.
The office will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. during tax season. There will be a grand opening on Wednesday.
The office will employ about 20 tax preparers, marketers and other staff for the tax season.
WSAZ leading TV markets in area
HUNTINGTON - WSAZ NewsChannel 3 has announced it showed significant growth in every daypart in the November ratings period, and has increased its lead over competing television stations in the region, according to Nielsen Media Research.
Nielsen is the only ratings research company universally recognized by the television industry.
Pikeville hospital receives award
PIKEVILLE - Pikeville Medical Center has received the Women’s Choice Award from WomenCertified, distinguishing it as one of the 2013 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience in Obstetrics.
The award is based on criteria such as female patient satisfaction measurements and clinical excellence.
WomenCertified represents the collective voice of female consumers and is a trusted referral source for top businesses and brands identified as meeting the needs and preferences of women.
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FADE board to meet Tuesday
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Ashland woman develops pregnancy journals for mom, dad
An Ashland woman has a way of helping parents everywhere.
Wendy Sparks, 47, wrote The journals, which are for parents to keep for themselves and their children during pregnancy.
Acres and acres of eggs
A dozen volunteers spent the morning Saturday scattering more than 6,000 plastic eggs around the Greenup County Farm Bureau’s 10-acre field Saturday morning.
Volunteers to pack thousands of meals for hungry Haitians
Members of the First Baptist Church in Grayson are planning for the third year in a row to pack thousands of meals for starving people in Haiti, and they need help to do it.
Sheriff candidates ready for election
With no incumbent in the Boyd County Sheriff’s race, Republican and Democrat candidates for the post will square off in their respective primaries next month.
Russell High School wins State Science Olympiad
The long ride home from Bowling Green was tinged with disappointment for Russell High School students who believed they’d finished as also-rans in the state Science Olympiad last weekend.
Russell Middle School state Science Olympiad champions
From identifying hundreds of insects to designing and operating mechanical contraptions that just look like insects, a team of Russell Middle School students took their research and technical skills to the Science Olympiad in Bowling Green last week and came back state champions.
Kitchen jazzes up downtown lunch hour
Some came to enjoy the relaxing sounds of cool jazz and traditional tunes at lunch, while others attended in hopes of picking up a few tricks from a master musician as guitarist Chris Kitchen kicked off the Melodies & Masterpieces concert series in downtown Ashland Friday afternoon.
Sparks, Waddell in Carter Coronor’s race
Incumbent George A. Sparks of Grayson will face challenger William Waddell of Olive Hill in the Democratic primary election for the Carter County coroner’s seat.
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