‰Noon — Music by violinish Kathy Chamis, main branch, Boyd County Public Library.
‰7:30 p.m. — Billie Jean Osborne’s Kentucky Opry Christmas show, Mountain Arts Center. To order tickets or for more information, call (888) MAC-ARTS or (606) 886-2623 or visit macarts.com. The venue is at 50 Hal Rogers Drive in Prestonsburg.
‰8 p.m. — Classic Christmas Crooners Tour including Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. and former lead vocalists from the Temptations, Platters and Drifters, Paramount Arts Center. For more information, visit paramountartscenter.com or call (606) 324-3175. To purchase tickets online go to Paramountartscenter.com.
‰5:30 p.m. — Sounds of Christmas, Transportation center in Ashland, $75 per person includes dinner, silent auction and live music by Stephen Salyers and Friends; hosted by The Cledus T. Party.
‰7:30 p.m. — Billie Jean Osborne’s Kentucky Opry Christmas show, Mountain Arts Center. To order tickets or for more information, call (888) MAC-ARTS or (606) 886-2623 or visit macarts.com.
50 Hal Rogers Drive in Prestonsburg.
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07/25/2014 — What's Happening
Kentucky pushing court records online
Kentucky is pushing to digitize court records and eventually make them more accessible to the public.
UAW backs Grimes in Senate race
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