Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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March 26, 2013

News brief, 03/27/13

ASHLAND — Wurtland primary registration set

WURTLAND

Wurtland Elementary School registration for first-year students in the primary program (kindergarten) will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 15 through 19 in the main lobby.

Children must be be 5 years old on or before Oct. 1 to enroll. Parents or legal guardians should bring certificate of live birth, Social Security card, immunization records and custody papers (if applicable).

For more information, call the school at (606) 836-6987 or the family resource center office at 836-1475.

Grocery store aids cancer fight

GRAYSON

Ralph’s Food Fair is raising money for the Carter County American Cancer Society through a raffle, with drawings set for Cancer Day on April 10.

Tickets are six for $5 or $1 each, with several prizes, including a gas grill, a 42-inch television and a basketball goal. Hot dogs, hamburgers and chili will be sold, and a car wash will be available, with proceeds going to the cancer group.

Inside the store that day Ralph’s will donate 5 percent of sales to the group.

Classic, Historical vehicles reassessed

CATLETTSBURG

Kentucky Department of Revenue, working in conjunction with the County Property Valuation Offices, have reassessed the values of the Classic and Historial vehicles statewide.

Reassessed values were changed after many renewal notices were mailed out from the Transportation Cabinet causing the rates to be higher than the amount printed on the renewal notices.

For information or inquiries, call the local PVA office at 739-5173.

Boyd clerk offices closed on Friday

CATLETTSBURG

Boyd County Clerk’s offices in all locations will be closed Friday due to Boyd County’s holiday schedule. The Kyova Mall office will be open Saturday 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and the Ashland branch office will be open from 9 a.m. to noon.

Prayer walk meeting Tuesday

RUSSELL

An organizational meeting for the seventh annual Greenup County Prayer Walk for the National Day of Prayer will be at noon Tuesday in the chapel at First Baptist Church of Russell.

 Each church in the county is asked to have a pastor or a couple of representatives attend. The meeting will include prayer, distribution of promotional posters, discussion about ways to involve congregations in the event and transportation planning.

The walk will be from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. May 2 beginning at the Bridges Christian Church parking lot. Participants will walk 1 1/2 miles to Advance Memorial United Methodist Church in Flatwoods, stopping at prayer stations along the way. Those unable to walk the route will “stay and pray” in the parking lot.

For more information about local plans, call Dana Goodwin at (606) 329-9254 or (606) 922-9254. More information about the day of prayer is at nationaldayofprayer.org.

Meetings

Monday

Boyd County Extension Facilities and Maintenance Committee, 4 p.m., extension office.

Boyd County Extension District board, 4:30 p.m., extension office.

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