Elliott woman killed in wreck
MOREHEAD - An Elliott County woman was killed Tuesday in a one-car accident on Ky. 32 near Morehead.
Charli Wright, 26, of Sandy Hook, was pronounced dead at St. Claire Regional Medical Center following the accident just before 2 p.m., Kentucky State Police at Ashland said.
Wright was westbound in a 2000 Chevrolet Tahoe when she lost control, the KSP said. The vehicle went off the right-hand side of the road, hit a rock embankment and overturned. Wright, who wasn’t wearing a seat belt, was ejected.
AARF seeks supply donations
RUSSELL - The Ashland Animal Rescue Fund will have a supply drive from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Tractor Supply.
The organization is seeking donations of Purina dog, cat, puppy and kitten chow, paper towels, cloth wipes, dog treats, leashes, hand sanitizer laundry detergent and gently used linens.
Elliott woman killed in wreck
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A Fleming County man was arrested on sex charges Tuesday by the Kentucky State Police.
Boyd/Greenup backpack program turns 10
For 10 years, the Ashland Alliance Young Professionals Association has been helping children start their school year off right.
Area water plants recognized
Water treatment plants across the state were recognized for consistently producing drinking water in 2013 that exceeded state and federal water quality standards, including the Rattlesnake Ridge Water District in Olive Hill and six others.
City gives wastewater treatment plant operations to Greenup agency
During joint special meetings of the Greenup Joint Sewer Agency and the Wurtland city commission on Tuesday, Wurtland agreed to hand over operations of its wastewater treatment plant to the agency.
Pending the signing and approval of certain legal documents, plant operations will officially be under the GJSA on Aug. 1.
Edelen studies fiscal health of rural hospitals
On the fourth stop of his listening tour to address the fiscal health of rural hospitals, Adam Edelen said the crowd in Morehead was the largest he has seen yet.
The big attendance attests to how seriously the region regards the issue of sustainability of local hospitals, he said.
Putnam renovations ‘coming together’ as football season approaches
Locker rooms are beginning to take shape at Putnam Stadium as rebuilding of the venerable arena nears completion.
Workers are readying concrete forms on the home side and grading the site on the visitors’ side and soon will erect the structures, the goal to have them ready to use for the first home game of the 2014 season Aug. 22.
Huntington man wanted for armed robbery
The Ashland Police Department is searching for an 18-year-old Huntington man who was involved in an armed robbery last month.
Detroit man arrested near Fairview
A Detroit man was arrested Wednesday after an undercover drug buy near Fairview High School, the Boyd County Sheriff's Department reported.
- Laying the foundation Workers are finishing the foundation for the locker room on the home side of Putnam Stadium on Tuesday. The Ashland Tomcats open the football season on Aug. 22 against Newport Catholic.
Construction at Kentucky football stadium to go on
The $110 million construction project at the University of Kentucky’s Commonwealth Stadium will continue through the upcoming football season with the goal of finishing renovations before the 2015 kickoff.
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