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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04/18/2014 — What's Happening
It was in her own death that Donna Schoonover helped William Schoonover redefine his life.
The snow kept gospel singer Guy Penrod chilling a little longer than it should have this spring.
Raising the roof
Leaks will soon be a thing of the past at Star Elementary School, where workers are busy putting up a new roof.
Fire at Russell care facility
A care facility for the elderly in Russell was temporarily evacuated following a fire in the kitchen Wednesday night.
Incumbent, newcomer vie for PVA position
A longtime office-holder is facing a rare primary challenge in the Greenup County property valuation administrator race.
Local briefs: 4/18/14
Inspections and roadway patching on Ky. 773’s twin bridges in Carter County will require daytime closures Wednesday and Thursday.
Corps issues safety advice to boaters
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District, reminds boaters the areas immediately upstream and downstream of navigation dams on the Ohio and Kanawha rivers have been designated as restricted areas.
Police beat: 4/18/14
The following information was taken from Ashland Police Department reports:
Lana Bellamy: Waking up America's youth: 4/18/14
I once read a quote by a man saying the reason today’s youth do not have the same “spunk” as youth in the past is because they do not have inspiration.
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