Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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June 4, 2014

Local briefs: 6/5/14

ASHLAND — 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.


June 17

Ashland Board of Education, 5:30 p.m. (Ashland School Corp. meeting at 5:15). Rescheduled from June 23.


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