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.
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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.
Whitlatch addresses lawsuits in open letter to community
New King’s Daughters CEO Kristie Whitlatch is keeping her pledge to be open to the community - even when it comes to bad news.
Train show coming to Greenbo
The Collis P. Huntington Railroad Historical Society will host its 31st annual Tri-State Model Train Show on March 15 and 16 at Greenbo Lake State Resort Park.
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1 killed, 6 injured in U.S. 60 crash
One was killed and six others were injured Thursday in a two-vehicle accident at the junction of U.S. 60 and Ky. 5.
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