Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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June 22, 2010

Big donation goes to Midway College

Local briefs (6/22/10)

MIDWAY — Midway College has announced that the Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center has given $100,000 for the new Midway College School of Pharmacy to be located in Paintsville.

The funds are part of a $2 million campaign to be raised in the Paintsville area for capital expenses for the construction of the new school.

In honor of this donation, the pharmaceutics laboratory at the new Midway College School of Pharmacy will be named in honor of the hospital.

The Midway College School of Pharmacy, which was announced in January of this year, is currently in the pre-accreditation phase and operating at the Mayo campus of the Big Sandy Community and Technical College in downtown Paintsville. When completed, the new campus will offer 60,000 square feet of classrooms, laboratories, an auditorium and faculty offices and be a self-contained campus.

Enrollment will reach 320 total students when the School is fully operational, enrolling up to 80 new students annually. A permanent location for the School has not yet been determined but is expected in the fall.

Sewer line smoke testing occurring


Sanitation District No. 4 will be smoke testing sewer lines for the next two weeks in the following areas. Big Run Road, Midland Trail on Old U.S. 60 and Three Sisters Trailer Park.

If there are any concerns, call (606) 928-3936.

Boil water lifted in South Shore


The boil water notice has been lifted for the area of Raikes Mill Road. For questions, call (606) 932-3531.



Raceland-Worthington Board of Education, 6 p.m. at Ashland Plaza Hotel’s Alexander Restaurant, special meeting.

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