Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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April 10, 2013

4/11/13: News in brief

ASHLAND — Two charged in

Ohio meth bust


Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies arrested two after finding an active methamphetamine “cook” at a residence in South Point on Tuesday.

Eric Roach, 35, and Mark Wiley II, 30, both of South Point, were lodged in the Lawence County Jail. Wiley was charged with illegal manufacture of drugs and possession of drugs; Roach was charged with complicity to the illegal manufacture of drugs.

According to Sheriff Jeff Lawless, deputies received a tip of ilegal drug activity at a resident on Township Road 616 and went to investigate. One in the residence fled on foot after confronting a deputy and couldn’t be located.

An investigation revealed a meth cook was taking place in the upstairs of the residence and fumes were being released. The house was secured and the suspects taken into custody.

Run for Roar 5K

slated Sunday


The second annual Run for the Roar 5K will be Sunday beside the Boyd County High School soccer field on U.S. 60. Preregistration packets and same-day participants must be at the race site by 2 p.m.

Race-day admission will be $20 for those 14 and older. The elementary/prekindergarden cost is $10 per child.

There will be a one-tenth-mile Kids Fun BUBBLE Run at 2:40 p.m., with individual races for PK through fifth grade. The 5K will start after the children’s race and feature runners, walkers and “shadow runners,” supporters who cannot participate in the race. Strollers and wagons are welcome.

Awards will be presented at 4:15 p.m. In addition to a trophy, the first-place finisher will receive a wrist GPS watch/tracker donated by Next Mile. Door prizes will be presented.

The Ashland-Boyd County Health Department will demonstrate the new APPLE family health, nutrition and fitness program.

Kingsbrook job

fair Monday


Kingsbrook will host a job fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday in the front lobby.

Applications will be taken for licensed practical nurses and student registered nurse anesthetists (all shifts) and registered nurses, part-time during weekends, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.  

For more information, call (606) 324-1414.

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