Area girl finalist for scholarship
ASHLAND - Rebekah Perry, daughter of Audy and Laura Perry, has been selected as a finalist in the West Virginia Scholar program.
Winners will be selected by voting at wvscholar.com/vote.cfm.
If selected, Perry could be awarded a full scholarship to West Virginia Wesleyan.
Perry is the only student from Cabell/Wayne counties to be selected.
Girl Scout camp registration set
ASHLAND - The deadline for local Girl Scout camps is June 13.
Girl Scouts of Kentucky’s Wilderness Road’s Ken-O-Valley Day Camp will be from June 23 through 27 at Armco Park. Times are 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. through 3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Registration for the five-day session will be $25, which will include a T-shirt, camp patch, badges and fun patches. Attendees should bring a water bottle and a sack lunch daily. Ken-O-Valley Day Camp is available to all Girl Scout levels from Daisies to Ambassadors. Daisies must be 5 by Oct. 1.
Overnight Camp Cardinal in Olive Hill will be from 8 a.m. to July 8 to 4 p.m. July 10. Registration is $30, which includes meals, a T-shirt, camp patch for 2014 and fun patches. Attendees should bring clothing, towels and other amenities. Daisies wishing to attend must have completed first grade by June 15.
Those who wish to register for both will pay $50, saving $5.
Camps are available to girls registered as Girl Scouts only, even if they do not attend additional meetings and events throughout the year. No tag-alongs permitted at the two camps, and no late registration will be accepted this year.
For more information, call the Ashland Girl Scout Service Center at (606) 325-2111.
Farm and home field day slated
RUSH - The Boyd and Lawrence County Extension Service will host the Farm and Home Field Day on June 27 at Kentucky Antler Co. Registration will begin at 4 p.m.
For more information, call the Boyd office at (606) 739-5184; the Lawrence office at (606) 673-9495; or visit boyd.ca.uky.edu and click on Farm and Field Day.
St. Mary’s to host academy
HUNTINGTON - The St. Mary’s Center for Education Health Professions Academy will continue today at the Center For Education, 2825 Fifth Ave., with an emergency simulation at 1 p.m.
During the academy, selected high school students from throughout the Tri-State get a firsthand, behind-the-scenes look at health care by shadowing registered nurses, respiratory therapists and medical imaging faculty and observing their responsibilities in both health-care settings and in potential disasters.
Weather permitting, today’s emergency simulation will begin in the CFE parking lot with emergency services personnel demonstrating how to respond to a serious accident. The simulation will then move inside where St. Mary’s staff and faculty will demonstrate the treatment of accident victims using the CFE’s high-fidelity mannequins.
Ashland Board of Education, 5:30 p.m. (Ashland School Corp. meeting at 5:15). Rescheduled from June 23.
Area girl finalist for scholarship
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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.
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.
'Educate and entertain'
A local theater group is shooting for changing the area’s theater scene.
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About 450 marijuana plants were confiscated during an eradication effort in Lawrence County on Tuesday.
Painters finishing up work at ACTC
When Ashland Community and Technical College students return to campus Aug. 18, they will find fresh paint, clean windows and pressure-washed brickwork on the college’s original building on College Drive.
Night Moves on tap for First Friday
A chance to enjoy an evening run through the streets of Ashland will be among the things to do during the First Friday ArtWalk and Downtown Live for August from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday.
Fairview school district being investigated
State education investigators were scheduled to arrive in the Fairview school district this morning to interview school officials.
Advisory committee on landfill to meet
Members of the county’s new advisory committee regarding Big Run Landfill enforcement are encouraged to attend the group’s first meeting next week.
Committee facilitator Mike Clevenger of Cannonsburg said the panel will meet the first Monday of each month, starting next week. For now, all meetings will be at 6:30 p.m. at the Boyd County Community Center.
Highway dedicated in Morehead man’s name
During Wednesday morning’s highway dedication ceremony for late airman Daniel N. Fannin, 30, of Morehead, the man was honored as a Kentucky hero for dedicating his life to the U.S. Air Force until his untimely death last year.
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