Pill found in fast-food salad
GRAYSON - An unidentified pill was found inside a salad from Wendy’s in Grayson on Friday, according to the Journal-Times.
Witnesses said an order was placed at the drive-through window for the staff of a local business at lunch time. When one of the salads was opened, a woman found a pill inside.
Police were on the scene Friday afternoon, but no other information was available.
Olive Hill council sets meeting
OLIVE HILL - The Olive Hill City Council will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Olive Hill Senior Center.
Boyd library to show ‘Ice Age’
CANNONSBURG - The Boyd County Public Library will have a free showing of “Ice Age: Continental Drift” at 2 p.m. Jan. 20 at the Kyova branch in the Kyova Mall.
Some refreshments will be provided; additional snacks may be purchased.
Special Boyd meeting Tuesday
CANNONSBURG - The Boyd County Board of Education will have a special meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at district offices at 1104 Bob McCullough Drive.
The board will discuss hiring a representative from the Kentucky School Boards Association for superintendent selection search services, and to approve a contract for the assignment of personnel between the Kentucky Educational Development Corp. and the district.
Carter library friends to meet
GRAYSON - The annual meeting of the Friends of the Carter County Public Library will be Jan. 23 at the library’s Olive Hill branch.
There will be a reception at 6 p.m.; new officers will be elected at 7 p.m.
FCCPL supports the library through fundraisers and donations. For more information, call (606) 474-3241.
Pill found in fast-food salad
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Bringing music to the season
The Morehead Hometown holidays started Saturday with the traditional tree lighting and local shopping, but ended with what could be the start of a classical musical era.
- Music for the season The Cave Run Symphony Orchestra performed for the first time Saturday night in Morehead during the Holiday Festival.
Ashland 'treasure hunt' announced
A consortium formed to combat obesity and promote healthy lifestyles will host the first of a planned series of geocaching adventures in February.
ACTC worried about student default rate
Recent federal regulations place Ashland Community and Technical College in jeopardy of losing its authorization to dispense student financial aid if it does not pare down the number of former students who default on their loans, said Karen Blevins, dean of business affairs.
Taking Legos from toys to tools
The Ashland Community and Technical College EastPark Campus was transformed into an engineering dream on Saturday as 12 area-teams competed in the region’s first Lego tournament.
Superior Chrysler reports vehicle theft
Superior Chrysler, 1041 Greenup Ave., on Tuesday reported an unknown man took a 2013 Chrysler 300, valued at $25,000, for a test drive and never returned the vehicle.
McConnell House to have Christmas open house
The Heritage, Arts, Science and Tourism Center, the organization that oversees the historic McConnell House, will host a Christmas Open House from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Saturday.
APD plans holiday drunken-driving crackdown
The Ashland Police Department will be conducting an aggressive drunken-driving crackdown during the holiday season.
Longtime friends team up to design unique river vessel
A trio of old high school buddies recently teamed up to re-engineer and design a river vessel unlike any other.
Rob Lynch, Brandon Layman and Chip Oakley have known each other since their days together at Paul G. Blazer High School and maintained their friendship as they moved on to distinctly different occupations. Lynch now works as a project manager for the McGinnis Sheridan Shipyard, while Oakley became an architect and Layman is the latest generation of his family tackling projects at Ashland Fabricating & Welding. Lynch explained their ongoing cooperative effort began when they were awarded the bid to refurbish a working vessel for Consol Energy and Murray Energy.
APD renews interest in officer’s 1910 shooting
More than a century has passed since Officer William Johnson was shot by a C&O fireman “on a drunken rampage,” and the chief of today’s Ashland Police Department is still seeking information about the time between the shooting and the officer’s death from related causes 13 years later.
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