The movie “Temple Grandin” will be shown at 6 p.m. Monday at the Raceland-Worthington High School Cultural Arts center.
The free HBO-produced movie, sponsored by the school’s autism leadership team, stars Claire Danes as Dr. Temple Grandin who offers inspiration and guidance to those dealing with autism.
There will be free refreshments and door prizes.
Cancer survivor dinner May 10
Relay for Life of Boyd County Cancer Survivor’s will gather for a celebratory dinner at 6 p.m. May 10 at Boyd County Community Center.
This year, American Cancer Society will celebrate 100 years and a major health advancement: two of every three diagnosed with cancer become survivors.
To register for Relay For Life of Boyd County, call Andrea Arnett at (606) 325-8251 or email Andrea.Arnett@cancer.org.
at Boyd library
Complete digital editions of hundreds of magazines are now available free of charge to Boyd County Public Library card holders.
Zinio Digital Magazines is the latest electronic resource addition to BCPL’s Internet branch, thebookplace.org. Zinio provides full-color digital magazines, many with interactive elements such as audio and video. Some are magazines that are only available in digital format.
BCPL subscribes to 224 titles. There are magazines on gardening, home, crafts, science, entertainment, food, pets, art, photography, news, technology, off-roading, religion, history, sports, technology and more.
Magazines from Zinio can be ready on a computer or mobile device. Apps are available for iPad, iPhone, Kindle Fire, Android and Blackberry Playbook.
With a BCPL card, you can “check out” as many magazines as you wish — there are no holds or due dates. To access Zinio, you have to create two accounts — one to access the library collection, and a second to view the magazines in a Zinio viewer account.
Zinio for Libraries is a partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books. Library Journal awarded it Best New Database of 2012.
Zinio Digital Magazines joins several other free download services at thebookplace.org, including OverDrive and Freading (books); and Freegal (music).
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An Ohio man has been convicted in the January 2013 shotgun slaying of his brother-in-law.
KDMC, OLBH collaborate for colon cancer awareness
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Details of collision released by KSP
A three-vehicle accident on U.S. 60 in Boyd County Thursday evening claimed the life of an East Carter High School senior and injured five others, Kentucky State Police at Ashland said.
East Carter students mourn teen’s death
Students and faculty at East Carter High School were in mourning Friday following the death of a popular student in a traffic accident the previous evening.
Alexandra “Paige” Bush, 17, an ECHS senior, was killed in a three-vehicle crash about 6 p.m. Thursday at the junction of U.S. 60 and Ky. 5 in Boyd County. She was pronounced dead at the accident scene. Five others, including Bush’s mother and stepfather and another ECHS student, were injured. The accident closed down U.S. for approximately five hours.
Update: ECHS senior killed in Boyd County crash
The Independent has learned the identity of the person killed in a three-vehicle crash on U.S. 60 Thursday evening.
Whitlatch addresses lawsuits in open letter to community
New King’s Daughters CEO Kristie Whitlatch is keeping her pledge to be open to the community - even when it comes to bad news.
Train show coming to Greenbo
The Collis P. Huntington Railroad Historical Society will host its 31st annual Tri-State Model Train Show on March 15 and 16 at Greenbo Lake State Resort Park.
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1 killed, 6 injured in U.S. 60 crash
One was killed and six others were injured Thursday in a two-vehicle accident at the junction of U.S. 60 and Ky. 5.
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