2 arrested on drug charges
IRONTON - Authorities on Thursday arrested two men on indictments stemming from an ongoing investigation into cocaine and oxycodone trafficking in Lawrence County.
Members of the Lawrence Drug and Major Crimes Task Force and the Ironton Police Department arrested Chris Brown, 36, of Cincinnati, and John Spencer, 19, of Ironton, at the intersection of Chestnut and South Ninth streets, Lawrence County Prosecutor Brigham Anderson said.
During the arrests, officers seized 9.3 grams of cocaine and more than $1,100. Police also arrested a woman on an unrelated Ironton Municipal Court warrant.
Fairview seeks council apps
ASHLAND - Nominations for members of the 2013-14 site-based decision-making council at Fairview Elementary School will be taken Monday through May 10.
For more information, call the office at (606) 325-1528. Voting will be until 2 p.m. May 17 in the school office.
No bloodmobile in Ashland today
ASHLAND - The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will not be making its regular monthly visit to the Ashland Central Fire Station today.
The visit has been canceled because the bloodmobile’s collection staff is undergoing training on a new reporting system. The Central Fire Station blood drive for today will not be rescheduled, but the bloodmobile will again be at the fire station from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 7.
“We appreciate the blood donors who support our blood drives in this area. Unfortunately, canceling the May 3 drive was unavoidable,” said Vicki James, executive director of the Red Cross’ Northeast Kentucky Chapter. “The staff training will give the Red Cross updated technology to better serve our donors and partners. I hope those donors affected will come to the next drive at the Central Fire Station.”
Mall to host expo for Mother’s Day
ASHLAND - The Ashland Town Center will have a Mother’s Day expo from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. Vendors will be set up throughout the mall showcasing inspiring and interesting gifts and services in time for Mother’s Day giving.
Guests can visit with representatives from areas, including beauty and accessory trends, health care, finance and food.
Vendors will include Paparazzi Jewelry, the Origami Owl, the Ashland Credit Union, The Pottery Place, the Ashland Plaza Hotel, Lia Sophia, KDMC Pediatric Care, Mary Kay and Orange Leaf.
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Ashland woman develops pregnancy journals for mom, dad
An Ashland woman has a way of helping parents everywhere.
Wendy Sparks, 47, wrote The journals, which are for parents to keep for themselves and their children during pregnancy.
Acres and acres of eggs
A dozen volunteers spent the morning Saturday scattering more than 6,000 plastic eggs around the Greenup County Farm Bureau’s 10-acre field Saturday morning.
Volunteers to pack thousands of meals for hungry Haitians
Members of the First Baptist Church in Grayson are planning for the third year in a row to pack thousands of meals for starving people in Haiti, and they need help to do it.
Sheriff candidates ready for election
With no incumbent in the Boyd County Sheriff’s race, Republican and Democrat candidates for the post will square off in their respective primaries next month.
Russell High School wins State Science Olympiad
The long ride home from Bowling Green was tinged with disappointment for Russell High School students who believed they’d finished as also-rans in the state Science Olympiad last weekend.
Russell Middle School state Science Olympiad champions
From identifying hundreds of insects to designing and operating mechanical contraptions that just look like insects, a team of Russell Middle School students took their research and technical skills to the Science Olympiad in Bowling Green last week and came back state champions.
Kitchen jazzes up downtown lunch hour
Some came to enjoy the relaxing sounds of cool jazz and traditional tunes at lunch, while others attended in hopes of picking up a few tricks from a master musician as guitarist Chris Kitchen kicked off the Melodies & Masterpieces concert series in downtown Ashland Friday afternoon.
Sparks, Waddell in Carter Coronor’s race
Incumbent George A. Sparks of Grayson will face challenger William Waddell of Olive Hill in the Democratic primary election for the Carter County coroner’s seat.
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