Paul to speak at Ashland forum
ASHLAND - U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., will speak at a public forum at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Highlands Museum and Discovery Center, 1620 Winchester Ave. A question-and-answer session will follow.
Trunk or treat set at YMCA
ASHLAND - The Ashland Area YMCA will host trunk or treat from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.
‘Cosmic Journey’ to air tonight
MOREHEAD - The public programs for Morehead State University’s Star Theater for October will be “Cosmic Journey.”
“Cosmic Journey” will be shown at 6 p.m. today, followed by “Laser Pink Floyd — The Wall” at 7 and “Laser Pink Floyd — Dark Side of the Moon” at 8.
Programs will continue Saturday, with showings of “One World, One Sky” at 1 p.m., the new, live program “Moons of the Solar System” at 2:15 p.m. and “The Night Sky Over Morehead” at 3:30 p.m.
Selected laser music shows can contain unedited language.
“International Observe the Moon Night” will be at 7 p.m. Saturday. The event is free and weather permitting.
Road work set in Carter County
GRAYSON - Main Street will get about a mile of new blacktop this fall as part of a half-million-dollar Kentucky Transportation Cabinet highway improvement project.
Contractors are installing new handicapped-accessible sidewalk ramps and plan to begin paving operations next week along U.S. 60 from Powers Street to the Little Sandy River bridge in Grayson.
Paving is also being scheduled along a four-mile section of U.S. 60 west of Gregoryville, from Aden Road to Ky. 182.
Alley Holler reunion set
CATLETTSBURG - Alley Holler Reunion No. 9 will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Bates Field. There will be live music and games. Alcoholic beverages will not be permitted. Each family is asked to bring a covered dish, a dessert, drinks and seating.
For more information, call (606) 739-9362 or (606) 922-5255.
C&O retirees’ breakfast today
RUSSELL - The C&O Retirees will have breakfast at 9 today at Golden Corral restaurant. The 2013 cardholders will eat free.
Paul to speak at Ashland forum
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'Best Christmas Pageant Ever' coming to PAC
The Paramount Players’ production of “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” will be at 7 p.m. Dec. 12 through 14 with a 3 p.m. show on Dec. 14.
The roots of Christmas traditions in the city run long and deep, with each event bringing to life a different element of the holiday.
Greenup bank teller pleads guilty
The head teller at a Greenup County financial institution on Tuesday pleaded guilty to stealing more than $800,000 from her employer during an eight-year period.
Testimony begins in Carter trial
Testimony began Wednesday in the trial of Clifford “Boomer” Cathey, a Grayson man accused of manslaughter in the New Year’s Day 2012 beating death of another man.
19 pounds of pot seized in Ironton
An Ironton man is scheduled to arraigned today on charges stemming from him allegedly taking delivery of a package containing more than 10 pounds of marijuana on Monday.
Local in brief: 12/12/13
Retirees and friends of King’s Daughters Medical Center will have a Christmas reunion at 1 p.m. Friday in the fellowship hall at First United Methodist Church at 1811 Carter Ave.
Giving cash for coins and more, tim preston, 12/12/13
An old coffee can or jewelry box is the same as a treasure chest for the crew on duty at the Cannonsburg Days Inn on behalf of the National Coin Collectors Association.
Pathways report singles out flexibility
Pathways Chef Executive Officer Kim K. McClanahan used a quote from Charles Darwin to best describe the status of mental health care under the Affordable Care Act.
Christmas concert set for Monday at OU Southern
The Ohio University Southern Community Band will perform its annual free Christmas concert at 7 p.m. Monday in the Collins Center Bowman Auditorium on the Ohio University Southern Campus. The Ironton High School Varsity Singers, under the direction of Kathy Price, also will perform.
Charles Romans: What we are made of: 12/12/13
It’s interesting how so many people and things come into our lives and change them forever.
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