Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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October 1, 2013

Local briefs: 10/02/13

WURTLAND — Wurtland school meeting canceled

WURTLAND - The Wurtland Elementary School council meeting set for 4 p.m. today has been canceled. The next meeting will be at 4 p.m. Oct. 9 at the school.

Church to have rummage sale

WURTLAND - Chinns Branch Baptist Church on Ky. 693 will host a hot dog and rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Clothing, knick-knacks, toys, furniture and more will be available.

‘Old-timers’ event Saturday

ASHLAND - The Boyd County Old-Timers Breakfast will be at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Elks Lodge on Carter Avenue. Retired Maj. Gen. Charles “Chuck” Anderson will speak.

 Attendees must be have been born at least 50 years ago in Boyd or at least a 40-year resident.

Tickets are $10 and may be purchased at Ashland Sporting Goods.

For more information, call (606) 329-8338.

SA fundraiser continues

ASHLAND - The fall segment of the “Seasons of Sharing” campaign for the Salvation Army Emergency Shelter is under way.

Residents are asked to remember the homeless each season by donating items such as laundry detergent, bleach, dishwashing detergent, trash bags, cleaning supplies, plastic eating utensils and paper products, including toilet tissue, luncheon napkins, paper towels and paper plates. Cash and clothing donations are also encouraged.

The autumn theme is “Don’t fall back on your giving. Remember the plight of the homeless and share!” Donations will be accepted at the SA at 2212 Carter Ave. from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday; the thrift store on the side of the building from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; or the shelter, across from the store, from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. seven days a week. Receipts are available at all locations.

For more information, call the citadel at (606) 324-5751.

Boil advisory affects Westwood

ASHLAND - A boil-water advisory was issued Tuesday for Cheek, Piqua, Main and McKnight streets and Caroline Drive in Westwood.

An advisory was lifted in Ashland for Montgomery Avenue from 30th to 31st streets.

Rummage, bake sale Oct. 12

CATLETTSBURG - Bear Creek United Methodist Church will host a rummage and bake sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 12. Beans and cornbread, hot dogs, chips, drinks and desserts will be sold. There will be a country store.

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