Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

September 19, 2013

Local in brief: 9/20/13

Staff reports
The Independent

ASHLAND — 2 arrested on meth charges

ASHLAND - Two were arrested Wednesday night after authorities found meth and a meth lab in their home in the 1700 block of Nervie Street.

Buddy Turner, 41, and Judith Turner, 60, both of Ashland, were arrested by Boyd County Sheriff’s Department deputies. Deputies received a tip about a possible meth lab and went to the home around 7 p.m. They undercovered the lab, meth-making materials and meth. A juvenile girl was also found inside the home.

The Turners were lodged in the Boyd County Detention Center on multiple meth-related charges.

Steeple going up at church

CATLETTSBURG - Durbin Independent Baptist Church will erect a steeple and have an open house at 11 a.m. Saturday.

The new church, which purchased the former Durbin Church of the Nazarene building at 7212 Durbin Road, will have Charter Day at 11 a.m. Oct. 13.

Dr. John Lewis is pastor.

Home Medical at new location

ASHLAND - King’s Daughters Home Medical Equipment in Ashland is moving to 1700 Winchester Ave., and will open the doors to its new and bigger store with special hours from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

 “This new location not only features more floor space, but we’ve also nearly tripled our selection of uniforms, shoes and accessories,” said director Jaime Martinez.

 Uniform brands will include Grey’s Anatomy, Koi and NRG, with shoes by Dansko and Klogs.

The business carries a full line of home medical equipment, home respiratory and home oxygen supplies, including walkers, wheelchairs, scooters, hospital beds and C-PAP machines.

 Regular store hours will be 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call (606) 408-9690.

National forest fee-free days set

NELSONVILLE, Ohio - The Wayne National Forest will offer a fee waiver Sept. 27 and 28 in observance of National Public Lands Day.

The waiver includes all recreation sites and trails. Recreation sites include campgrounds, picnic shelters and swim areas. Sites will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis and will not be reservable through the National Recreation Reservation System.

One of the favorite attractions on the forest is the more than 360 miles of trails, which include horse, all-terrain vehicle, off-highway motorcycle, mountain bike and hiking. Trail permits are not required for hiking, but are required for riding trails during the open season (April 15 through Dec. 15).

Card lessons offered Saturday

RUSSELL - Hand and Foot card game lessons will be offered at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Russell Senior Center.

The monthly marathon will be Monday.

MEETINGS

Monday


McKell Elementary School council, 3 p.m. at the school.