Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

Local News

October 24, 2013

CAReS’ Giving Tree under way

ASHLAND — ASHLAND Signup for the annual Giving Tree continues today and Friday from 10 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4 p.m. at CAReS (Community Assistance and Referral Service).

Signup requires a current Neighborhood, which can be obtained at CAReS from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Those applying should bring a photo ID for all adults, proof of address, proof of  income, Social Security numbers and birthdates for all in the household

Custodial parents may sign up and will need to bring a Neighborhood card for everyone in the home; photo ID, current, for adults in the household; proof of Boyd County residency (utility bill with name and address, rent receipt, etc.); Social Security cards for all children; cClothing sizes and wish list for all children.

Low-income families also may sign up for the food help that is funded by CAReS participation in and leadership of the Needy Families Fund.  r.

CAReS is in The Neighborhood at 2516 Carter Ave.

For more information, call CAReS Director Trish Hall at (606) 324-2949 or email info@boydcountycares.org.

1
Text Only
Local News
  • 0728bank5.jpg Gate City landmark demolished

    The historic Catlettsburg National Bank Building was being taken down after the front dormer window collapsed on Sunday.

    July 28, 2014 4 Photos

  • Local counties see drop in unemployment

    Boyd County was one of 117 counties that saw a decrease in its unemployment rate between June 2013 and June 2014.
     

    July 27, 2014

  • 0726bigboy.JPG Big Boy to open Aug. 11

    The long-awaited Frisch’s Big Boy restaurant will open Aug. 11, and when it does it will be business as usual from day one: the eatery will open its doors to the early breakfast crowd at 6:30.

    July 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • SOAR meeting at MSU Aug. 6

    Morehead State University and St. Claire Regional Medical Center will present Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers as part of a "Health Impact Series" under the new Shaping Our Appalachian Region initiative.
     

    July 27, 2014

  • MSU moving business admin. program online

    Morehead State University’s School of Business Administration has announced its bachelor of business administration degree in computer information systems has moved totally online beginning the fall 2014 semester.
     

    July 27, 2014

  • Thefts, fraud reported to APD

    The following information was taken from Ashland Police Department reports:
     

    July 27, 2014

  • Raceland couple join Peace Corps

    A couple from Raceland will travel to the Republic of Botswana on Aug. 10 to begin training as volunteers in the Peace Corps.

    July 27, 2014

  • Missing Boyd inmate returns to jail

    The Boyd County inmate who walked away from a work detail on Saturday turned himself back in to the Boyd County Detention Center on Sunday.

    July 27, 2014

  • 0728MoreheadMusic_1457.jpg Hills alive with Old Time Music

    The hills surrounding Morehead were alive again this weekend with the sounds of fiddles, banjos and deep Appalachian voices that help keep old time mountain music alive in a modern world.

    July 27, 2014 2 Photos

  • Bill Clinton coming to eastern Kentucky to stump for Grimes

    By RONNIE ELLIS
    CNHI News Service

    GLASGOW — Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes is again calling in the “Big Dog” in her quest to unseat five-term Republican U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell.

    July 27, 2014