Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

Local News

April 10, 2013

4/11/13: News in brief

(Continued)

ASHLAND — KSP looking for

arson suspect

OWINGSVILLE

Kentucky State Police have issued a warrant on arson charges for Gene A. Glover of Morehead in connection with an ongoing investigation of two separate structure fires on U.S. 60 East in Bath County in the early morning hours of March 20.

Glover’s whereabouts are unknown, but he has connections to Olive Hill, Morehead and Lexington. Those with information about Glover’s location or information about the fires are asked to call the Morehead Post at (606) 784-4127.

CSX doing work

on crossings

CATLETTSBURG

Railroad crossing work performed by CSX Inc. will require traffic restrictions and closures on state highways in Catlettsburg beginning today.

Motorists should watch for flaggers, message boards and detours affecting the following routes: 36th, 34th and 35th streets.

Motorists should heed warning signs and drive with caution near workers and construction equipment.

Bowl for Kids’ Sake

scheduled May 13

HUNTINGTON

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Tri-State will sponsor the 27th annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake on May 13 at the Strike Zone Bowling Center.

Participants can bowl at 5:30 or 7:30 p.m. Area businesses, companies and other groups are invited to form teams of four or five to will solicit pledges and register to bowl during the event. Intercompany competitions for most funds raised are encouraged. A minimum of $125 in pledges per person is required for participation.  

Cumulative prize packages are available based on the amount of funds raised. Event chairman is Jeff Biederman Jr.     

For more information, call (304) 522-2191, (606) 329-8799 or (800) 971-2101. Lane sponsorships are available for $150.

The major fundraiser for BBBS helps with the cost of day-to-day operations and services for children.

AARF fundraiser set for Saturday

ASHLAND

The Ashland Animal Rescue Fund will have a Spay-Getti dinner from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Ashland Transportation Building at 99 15th St.

Raffles are planned and gift baskets will be up for silent bidding. AARF products will be for sale.

The cost is $10 per adult ticket and $5 for ages 12 and younger.

Other upcoming AARF events:

‰May 3 — Westminster on Winchester during the First Friday art walk.

‰May 11 — Adoption event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Tractor Supply, at which time donations will be accepted.

‰May 25 — Putt for Mutts golf scramble at Diamond Links golf course.

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