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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A Fleming County man was arrested on sex charges Tuesday by the Kentucky State Police.
Boyd/Greenup backpack program turns 10
For 10 years, the Ashland Alliance Young Professionals Association has been helping children start their school year off right.
Area water plants recognized
Water treatment plants across the state were recognized for consistently producing drinking water in 2013 that exceeded state and federal water quality standards, including the Rattlesnake Ridge Water District in Olive Hill and six others.
City gives wastewater treatment plant operations to Greenup agency
During joint special meetings of the Greenup Joint Sewer Agency and the Wurtland city commission on Tuesday, Wurtland agreed to hand over operations of its wastewater treatment plant to the agency.
Pending the signing and approval of certain legal documents, plant operations will officially be under the GJSA on Aug. 1.
Edelen studies fiscal health of rural hospitals
On the fourth stop of his listening tour to address the fiscal health of rural hospitals, Adam Edelen said the crowd in Morehead was the largest he has seen yet.
The big attendance attests to how seriously the region regards the issue of sustainability of local hospitals, he said.
Putnam renovations ‘coming together’ as football season approaches
Locker rooms are beginning to take shape at Putnam Stadium as rebuilding of the venerable arena nears completion.
Workers are readying concrete forms on the home side and grading the site on the visitors’ side and soon will erect the structures, the goal to have them ready to use for the first home game of the 2014 season Aug. 22.
Huntington man wanted for armed robbery
The Ashland Police Department is searching for an 18-year-old Huntington man who was involved in an armed robbery last month.
Detroit man arrested near Fairview
A Detroit man was arrested Wednesday after an undercover drug buy near Fairview High School, the Boyd County Sheriff's Department reported.
- Laying the foundation Workers are finishing the foundation for the locker room on the home side of Putnam Stadium on Tuesday. The Ashland Tomcats open the football season on Aug. 22 against Newport Catholic.
Construction at Kentucky football stadium to go on
The $110 million construction project at the University of Kentucky’s Commonwealth Stadium will continue through the upcoming football season with the goal of finishing renovations before the 2015 kickoff.
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