Ashland Independent 5K
More than 120 runners participated in the inaugural Ashland Independent 5K on Saturday in Central Park. The race was organized by Verity Middle School PE teacher Amy Prichard to promote better physical activity.
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Mark Maynard: 'Messiah' special showing: 12/5/13
Regular readers of this column may have noticed some updates on the Community “Messiah” Sing set for Sunday afternoon at the Ashland Plaza Nazarene Family Center.
GCHS has big plans for farm-to-school grant
Greenup agriculture students will be growing produce this spring for their cafeteria and a farmers market thanks to a $43,000 farm-to-school grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
SSU planetarium will host free Christmas show
Shawnee State University’s Clark Planetarium will sponsor the annual Planetarium Christmas Show “The Star of Bethlehem” at 7 p.m. Dec. 16, 18, 20 and 23.
Ashland trails project proposed
A proposal to develop 45 acres into hiking trails near Central Park received an enthusiastic response Wednesday as members of local service clubs gathered to discuss finding a project for which they could join forces.
Local in brief: 12/5/13
A Red Cross blood drive will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at the Central Fire Station, 1021 Carter Ave.
Donations are sought for SNAP Christmas party
Lea Ann Gollihue, executive director of For Jamie’s Sake, has a soft spot in her heart for the SNAP Christmas program in Lexington.
Board agrees to rebuild Putnam Stadium
It’s official: The Ashland Tomcats and their fans will have a new stadium for the 2014 football season.
Conway keeps fighting for Big Sandy Plant
The battle over the closing of coal fired units at the Kentucky Power Company Big Sandy Plant in Louisa isn’t over just yet.
Carter drug rehab facility rejected
Plans to build an inpatient drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility in Grayson have hit a snag, according to the city’s mayor.
Carter man gets 10 years for heavy-equipment thefts
A Carter County man who pleaded guilty to heading up a heavy-equipment theft ring was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Monday.
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