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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Healthgrades: OLBH among top 5% for patient experience
Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital is among the top 5 percent in the nation for patient experience as measured by Healthgrades, the leading online resource that helps consumers search, evaluate, compare and connect with physician and hospitals.
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Carter County sheriff’s deputies arrested four in a drug raid on a residence on Damron Mayo Road on Thursday.
Students dedicate performance to late coach
Facing adversity at a young age was a tough challenge for the TechnoKats team in this year’s First Lego League 2013 Challenge Qualifier at Ashland Community and Technical College, where students from Boyd County Middle School not only dealt with engineering problems with their first Lego bots, but also had to overcome a difficult grieving period after the passing of their coach, Catherine Wallace.
Kentucky Power files for conversion of Unit 1 at Big Sandy plant
Kentucky Power has filed an application for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity with the Kentucky Public Service Commission to convert Unit 1 at the company’s Big Sandy Power Plant near Louisa from a coal-fired unit to a natural gas-fired unit.
Paramount's new director seeks input
The new director of the Paramount Arts Center says he is seeking the thoughts and ideas of the community for future shows and programs at Ashland’s historic showplace.
Trial in beating death will begin today
The trial of a Carter County man accused in the New Year’s Day 2012 beating death of another man is scheduled to begin today in Carter Circuit Court.
Man claims to have sold thousands of pills
A Boyd County man arrested last week on a drug-trafficking charge told an informant he had moved more than 3,000 oxycodone pills within “a couple days,” the Boyd County Sheriff’s Department said.
Sunday's 'Messiah' Sing overcomes wintry adversity
Icy conditions drew back just long enough for the first local “Messiah” Sing in 15 years to proceed Sunday, attracting a surprisingly strong attendance in spite of the slush.
Leaders say they’re ‘committed to the long haul’
So many want it to work.
SOAR: Creating development fund from coal severance explored
Depending on whom you ask, there are a lot of great ideas or a lot of old ideas at the Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) Summit here Monday.
But one idea which isn’t all that new stands out and seems to have created the most stir: using coal severance tax funds to create a long-term development fund for the region.
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