Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

Local News

November 23, 2012

Local briefs, 11/24/12

ASHLAND — Book signing at Carter library


Local author Daryl Skaggs will be at the Carter County Public Library at 6 p.m. Dec. 6 to promote his book, “Be Safe and Keep Your Powder Dry.”

Skaggs will sign copies of the book, which is about his ancestor, Henry “Long Hunter” Skaggs, and copies will be available for purchase.

The library is at 115 Mills St.

Open house at Carter Caves


Carter Caves State Resort Park will have its Carter County Christmas open house from 1 to 4 p.m. Dec. 9. Children may meet Santa and Mrs. Claus and Carter County Library director Nellie Jordan will read Christmas stories.

Dulcimers at Greenbo set


The Rail City Dulcimer Society will present “A Dulcimer Christmas” at 6 p.m. Dec. 7 at Greenbo Lake State Resort Park.

The program will be at the Jesse Stuart Lodge and will include performances by the Rail City group, the Tri-State Dulcimer Society and Neil Koch. The performances are all public and free.

Library flicks set for December


Boyd County Public Library will have its monthly Girls’ Night Out Wednesday, showing “Madea’s Witness Protection” at 5:30 p.m. at the main branch.

The Cannonsburg branch will host a free showing of “The Polar Express” on Dec. 1.

Admission for the Girls’ night movie is $2 or a food item to share. All money collected will be used to buy pizza and other refreshments.

The Polar Express event is free; it starts at 2 p.m. with games, crafts and snacks and the movie begins at 2:30 p.m. Children may wear pajamas.

Girls’ Night Out is the last Wednesday of the month; men are welcome, but the program usually includes movies that are not appropriate for children. The December feature is “Sparkle.”

Accommodations for people with special needs is available at both programs and should be requested at least 48 hours before the program. For more information, call (606) 329-0518.

Text Only
Local News
  • Families invited for Fun in the Park

     Free cotton candy, hot dogs and entertainment for an entire day is what Bridges Christian Church in Russell is offering local families during Fun in the Park this weekend.

    August 1, 2014

  • AEP reports stolen copper, fence damage

     All that glitters is not gold — sometimes, it's also copper.

    August 1, 2014

  • Probe of Fairview begins

    Four investigators from the state Office of Education Accountability spent much of Thursday interviewing school officials in a probe of alleged school law violations in the Fairview Independent School District.

    July 31, 2014

  • Grant helps Elliott County High School with $1.7 million geothermal renovation

    Elliott County School District Superintendent Dr. Carl Potter II remembers the night a few years ago when the lights went out in the middle of an Elliott County boys basketball game and interrupted it for some 20 minutes while the lights powered up.

    July 31, 2014

  • Heroin overdose deaths continue to rise

    The Kentucky state legislature passed a sweeping overhaul to its prescription drug law in the summer of 2012 after a flood of overdose deaths, making it significantly harder for people to access dangerous addictive drugs from doctors.

    July 31, 2014

  • Morehead man faces drug charges

    A Morehead man is facing multiple drug charges after taking possession of a suspicious package mailed to his home on Dillon Lane, according to the Kentucky State Police.

    July 31, 2014

  • Highlands’ Artists Market to begin today

    Up-and-coming artists are being offered a rare chance to show and sell their work during the First Friday art walk.

    July 31, 2014

  • Dogonline.jpg 'Educate and entertain'

    A local theater group is shooting for changing the area’s theater scene.

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • 07/31/2014 — What's Happening

    Local news

    July 31, 2014

  • News in brief, 07/31/14

    About 450 marijuana plants were confiscated during an eradication effort in Lawrence County on Tuesday.

    July 30, 2014