Final summer movie Friday
ASHLAND The Boyd County Public Library will show the final free family summer movie Friday with the screening of the PG-rated “The Goonies” at noon at the main branch, 1740 Central Ave.
For more information, call Amanda Clark at (606) 329-0518, ext. 1140.
Golf scramble to benefit AARF
ASHLAND The Ashland Animal Rescue Fund will have a golf scramble Aug. 10 at Sandy Creek Golf Course.
Registration, which is $50 per person or $200 per foursome, is at 8 a.m. Tee-off is at 9 a.m.
First place will receive $300, second place $250 and third place $200. A $10,000 hole-in-one contest is planned, along with split the pot and door prizes. Lunch will be provided by Rick’s BBQ.
Early registration is available by calling Cathy Queen at (606) 922-5157 or Dave Gillum at (606) 465-2378.
‘Nutcracker’ auditions Aug. 8
CHARLESTON The Charleston Ballet, under the direction of Kim R. Pauley, will have auditions for roles in the upcoming production of “The Nutcracker” from 4 to 5 p.m. Aug. 8 at its studios at 100 Capitol St. on the mezzanine.
Those auditioning must be enrolled as students at the American Academy Ballet and be at least 9 years old. Roles are available for ages from 9 through teens. Students must have had previous ballet training and be able to attend all rehearsals. Those auditioning should dress for ballet class.
For more information, call (304) 342-6541.
Final summer movie Friday
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Promoting sexual assault awareness
Local American Idol contestant Jesse Cline sang at a festival promoting sexual assault awareness at the Historic Transportation Center on Saturday.
Russell resident to attend ceremony
Les Hayes was 20 years old and serving as a light-weapons infantryman when he watched his platoon sergeant, Felix Modesto Conde-Falcon, die during combat operations in Ap Tan Hoa, South Vietnam.
Sun shines down on home and garden show
Winter weather abated to shine down on the WSAZ Home and Garden show in Huntington over the weekend.
Ky. high court to hear death penalty appeal
The Kentucky Supreme Court is set to hear an appeal in the long-running case of an escaped inmate from an Oklahoma prison facing a death sentence in the fatal kidnapping of a Kentucky distillery worker.
Initial release on fatal accident was in error
The initial report from the Kentucky State Police on a fatal accident Thursday was incorrect,
Man convicted in brother-in-law’s slaying
An Ohio man has been convicted in the January 2013 shotgun slaying of his brother-in-law.
KDMC, OLBH collaborate for colon cancer awareness
Colon cancer rates are particularly high in eastern Kentucky, a statistic that could stem from low levels of colon health education, Gastroenterologist Garfield Grandison said at the Ashland Town Center on Friday.
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.
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