Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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March 20, 2013

News in brief, 03/21/13


ASHLAND — Volunteers sought at Kingsbrook


Kingsbrook LIfecare Center will have volunteer orientation from 10 a.m. to noon March 28 in the main dining area.

For more information, call Kathy Keelin at (606) 324-1414.

Students shine at state Gov Cup


Russell Middle School placed third and Russell High School placed fourth in final standings at state Governor’s Cup competition on Saturday through Monday.

Quick-recall teams from Russell Middle and Paul G. Blazer High reached the quarterfinals before being eliminated.

Individual students who finished in 10th place or higher in written assessments included:

‰Maddy McCloud, Russell Middle, second, arts and humanities.

‰Claire Wilson, Russell Middle, third, language arts

‰Carrie Jo Cecil, Louisa Middle, fifth, language arts

‰Tomi Odukoya, Russell Middle, fourth, mathematics

‰Claire Lyon, Russell High, third, arts and humanities

‰Joe Van Deren, Russell High, third, science

‰Cassie Wooley, Russell High, fourth, science

‰Sarah Pennington, Russell High, sixth, composition

‰Erin Henderson, Russell High, seventh, composition

‰Landon Lauder, Russell High, 10th, composition

‰Ali Wilt, Russell High, sixth, arts and humanities

‰Nick Daniels, Russell High, seventh, social studies

‰Morgan Casto, Russell High, third, future problem solving individual scenario writing

‰Claire Wilson, Russell Middle, 10th, composition

‰Alicia Liu, Russell Middle, 10th, math

‰Chris Fugate, Boyd High, 9th, math

‰Wren Jenkins, George M. Verity Middle, 6th, arts and humanities

‰Allie Moore, Rowan Middle, 5th, science

Chocolate to flow for charity event


Hope’s Place, a regional children’s advocacy center for child victims of sexual abuse, will sponsor the 11th annual Chocolate Extravaganza from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Ashland Town Center.

Chocolate vendors will sell tastes of chocolate from local bakeries, restaurants and organizations. In addition, Easter baskets will be available for purchase.

Money raised from the event allows Hope’s Place to continue to provide services to children and their caregivers who have been affected by sexual abuse.

For more information, call (606) 325-4737.

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