Buzzard removal plan implemented
ASHLAND If you live near AK Steel Sports Park, the gunshot sounds you may have been hearing the past couple evenings are no cause for alarm.
Kentucky fish and wildlife officials are attempting to get rid of the black-headed buzzards that have been nesting behind the park by using simulated shotgun sounds.
The simulations began Sunday and will continue for the next five days, according to the Ashland Police Department. The simulators will be set off at dusk or shortly after dark each evening. The hope is the noise will cause the birds to migrate elsewhere.
2 hurt in Carter crash
GRAYSON Two Elliott County residents were injured Monday morning in a two-vehicle accident on Ky. 7 in Carter County.
The wreck occurred about 8:10 a.m. about a mile from the Ellott-Carter County line, Kentucky State Police at Ashland said.
According to the KSP, Joel Dearmon, 33, of Ashland, was southbound on Ky. 7 when his 2004 Chevrolet van veered into the northbound lane and collided with a 2009 Chrysler driven Alfred Brown, 73, of Sandy Hook.
Brown and a passenger, Vivian Brown, 68, both were transported to Cabell Huntington Hospital for what the KSP said were non-life-threatening injuries. Dearmon refused medical treatment at the scene.
Seat belts were in use by the occupants of both vehicles, the KSP said.
Greenbo trout stocking today
GREENBO LAKE Greenbo Lake will be stocked today with 5,500 rainbow trout, according to the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.
The time of the stocking, which could be postponed if there is inclement weather, wasn’t announced.
Community garden in Ironton
IRONTON Gardening experts will conduct a presentation on community gardening at 6 p.m. Feb. 5 at Ohio University Southern in the Riffe Building Mains Rotunda. Melissa Stewart, an agriculture and national resources specialist at West Virginia State University, will talk about small gardening skills and Ironton’s upcoming community garden.
The presentation is free. Sponsors include the Appalachian Weed Control Partnership, OUS, and Ironton in Bloom.
Buzzard removal plan implemented
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3 choirs and 1 big show in New York
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Judge rules Rosen not valid candidate
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Barfield to speak about role as chaplain
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Area lawmakers back extending AK Steel’s deal
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