Giving Tree signups extended
ASHLAND - Because of lower-than-expected turnout, CAReS will accept signups for the Giving Tree from 10 a.m. to noon and 2 to 3:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.
After signups are closed, no additional families will be accepted.
Still no city manager hiring
ASHLAND - The Ashland Board of City Commissioners met in recessed session Thursday and again adjourned without hiring a new city manager.
The meeting was recessed until 2 p.m. Wednesday, at which time the process will resume, Mayor Chuck Charles said.
The commission is seeking to hire a successor to Steve Corbitt, who is retiring at the end of the year.
ACTC offering free haircuts
ASHLAND - Cosmetology students at Ashland Community and Technical College are celebrating the 75th anniversary of the college with free haircuts next week.
The students will offer the cuts from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday in the cosmetology building, which is at the entrance to the student parking lot on Oakview Road.
Students also will be offering free haircuts and styling for Locks of Love donors who have 10-inch or longer ponytails. The donated hair will be made into wigs for financially disadvantaged children suffering from long-term medical hair loss.
Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are encouraged and may be made by calling (606) 326-0565.
Also, the department will have an open house from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Giving Tree signups extended
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In the Republican-heavy Southeast, critics said Tuesday that a plan by President Barack Obama’s administration to cut pollution would raise electricity prices, result in job losses and may not significantly curtail the carbon emissions blamed for global warming.
AK Steel posts smaller 2Q loss
AK Steel Holding Corp. (AKS) on Tuesday reported a smaller loss in its second quarter, and topped analysts' expectations.
UPDATE: Major impact downtown in accident
A morning accident left an ambulance resting on its side Tuesday morning in front of the Paramount Arts Center on Winchester Avenue.
Jesse Stuart Foundation celebrates 35 years
The annual Jesse Stuart Foundation Open House from noon to 6 p.m. on Aug. 8 will be a huge celebration.
Hagerman talks law with Rotary
At Monday’s lunchtime meeting of the Ashland Rotary Club, Boyd County Circuit Court Judge C. David Hagerman summed up current local legal trends — and how cases, courts and criminals have changed during his 20-plus year tenure.
POLICE BEAT: Houseguest steals valuables, nabbed at pawn shop
Fish and houseguests both stink after three days — and much less time when a visitor pockets valuables without permission.
Iconic Gate City bank torn down after partial collapse
This weekend, Catlettsburg’s downtown silhouette lost one of its longest-lived landmarks.
Demolition workers began to tear down one of the Gate City’s oldest downtown buildings following the former Catlettsburg National Bank’s partial collapse.
Study shows room for parking improvement
It has been suggested that the parking layout along Winchester Avenue should change, bringing the city’s main thoroughfare down to two lanes.
Anti-smoking tour kicks off in Ashland
A scan in 2009 that was supposed to show doctors what was causing Deborah Cline’s eye problems by chance revealed the cancer in her lung.
Two years later, Roger Cline watched his wife die of lung cancer. Deborah Cline was 59 and had never smoked.
Gate City landmark demolished
The historic Catlettsburg National Bank Building was being taken down after the front dormer window collapsed on Sunday.
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