Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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June 18, 2013

Local in brief: 6/19/13

ASHLAND — Southland Bible training continues

ASHLAND - Southland Bible Institute’s training for high school students continues through Friday at the school at 238 W. Southland Drive.

Tuition is $75 and includes meals, activities and a T-shirt. For more information, call (606) 928-5127.

‘Ham’ operators set event in park

ASHLAND - The River Cities Amateur Radio Association will have its annual Field Day on Saturday and Sunday in Central Park. Members will demonstrate “ham” techniques and greet and inform visitors in the middle of the park.

For more information, call Vernon Leeper at (606) 325-2421. To learn more about amateur radio, visit emergency-radio.org.

July 2 meeting canceled in Boyd

CATLETTSBURG - The Boyd County Fiscal Court has canceled its July 2 meeting. It will next meet at 10 a.m. July 16.



Russell High School council, 9:45 a.m. in front office conference area to conduct interviews.

July 25

Crabbe Elementary School council, 11 a.m. in the library.


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    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

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

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    July 30, 2014

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    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.

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  • Night Moves on tap for First Friday

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    July 30, 2014

  • Fairview school district being investigated

    State education investigators were scheduled to arrive in the Fairview school district this morning to interview school officials.

    July 30, 2014

  • 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.

    July 30, 2014