Wurtland primary registration set
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
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
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
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
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.
Boyd County Extension Facilities and Maintenance Committee, 4 p.m., extension office.
Boyd County Extension District board, 4:30 p.m., extension office.
Wurtland primary registration set
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Ashland native Whitlatch has been with KDMC since 1987
The new president and chief executive officer of King’s Daughters Health System is an Ashland native, a Boyd County High School graduate and long-time hospital employee.
Kristie Whitlatch, previously the company’s vice president chief operating officer, was promoted by the board of trustees to the position that had been occupied for 17 years by Fred Jackson, whose retirement, effective immediately, was announced Friday morning.
Jackson's 17-year tenure highlighted by growth, controversy
After 17 years as president and chief executive officer of King’s Daughters Medical Center, a period marked by both unprecedented growth and controversy, Fred Jackson has retired, effective immediately, the hospital announced on Friday.
Kristie Whitlatch, a Boyd County High School graduate who has been with KDMC since 1987, was named Jackson’s successor.
A jolly First Friday
The city hosted its last First Friday of the year, sprinkling Christmas cheer into the artwalk promotional event, spreading the holiday spirit throughout Winchester Avenue.
Whitlatch new CEO at KDMC
Longtime KDMC Team Member and Chief Operating Officer Kristie Whitlatch has been named President/CEO of King's Daughters Health System. She is taking over for Fred Jackson, who is retiring.
Jackson retires as CEO at KDMC
King's Daughters Medical Center President and CEO Fred Jackson announced his retirement this morning effective immediately.
Glass and more
The most important things to artist Nettie Lewis are to stay busy and continue learning.
Agency seeks more 'bigs'
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Tri-State is always looking for volunteer mentors for area children who need adult guidance, said case manager Lee McCloud.
A special relationship
Once a week, A.J. Greene has something only a couple of the other children have at Catlettsburg Elementary School: a grown-up friend to hang around with during the lunch period.
Nunley was 'motivator' of Greenup Habitat
Rhonda Nunley will be remembered as a motivating force who worked tirelessly on behalf of Greenup County Habitat for Humanity.
Fire and blast rock closed gas station
Fire exploded from a recently closed gas station on Main Street Thursday night after a construction company may have struck a natural gas line after removing underground tanks.
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