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One killed in accident
OLIVE HILL - Authorities say one was killed Tuesday in a two-vehicle accident in Carter County.
The wreck was about 2 p.m. on Ky. 174 west of Olive Hill, a Carter County 911 dispatcher said. The roadway was shut down.
No other details, including the names of those involved, were immediately available.
The Carter County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the accident, the dispatcher said.
Dance class to be offered
CANNONSBURG - The International Folklanders, a local folk and ethnic dance troupe, will sponsor a free beginners Irish Step Dance Workshop for all ages from 4:40 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday at the Folk Dance House in Ponderosa Estates off I-64, Cannonsburg exit.
Beginners will learn a jig and reel step, along with warm-up exercises. A visiting dancer from the Trinity Academy of Irish Dance will demonstrate step patterns.
Those interested may sign up for classes in September. For more information, call Carole Prietzel, director, at (606) 928-9372.
Monthly movie program continues
ASHLAND - The Boyd County Public Library will host its monthly Girls’ Night Out program with a showing of “Admission” at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 28.
The movie will be shown at the main branch at 1740 Central Ave. Admission is $2, or bring a food item to share. Money collected will be used to purchase pizza and other refreshments.
OLIVE HILL —
One killed in accident
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Boyd Democrats take floor at Elks
Boyd County Democrats met at the Elks Lodge for a matchup between candidates for two of the hottest primary races in Boyd County: sheriff and judge-executive.
The candidates, sponsored by the Boyd County Democratic Women’s Club, each took to the podium to face the crowd Tuesday night and discuss the candidacy and platforms for the race that is still over a month away.
Shay receives 38 years for fatal shooting
Casey R. Shay, 27, of Morehead, was sentenced Monday to 38 years in prison for the fatal shooting last year of Cassandra M. “Cassie” Owens, 21.
Space not problem with home garden
Growing your own dinner is not a concept lost on Kenny Imel.
Greenup court jumpstarts road repairs
As part of the Greenup County Fiscal Court’s annual expenses, the court approved the first reading of an ordinance that allots up to $1.5 million for blacktopping damaged county roads.
Nursing home reports drug theft to APD
Woodland Oaks Health Care Facility, 1820 Oakview Road, on Monday reported the theft of 30 hydrocodone tablets from a secured area within the nursing home.
Devices left from previous construction discovered
All four lanes of U.S. 23 were shut down for nearly two hours Tuesday following the discovery of old explosives on a hillside rock cut.
The devices apparently were left over from a previous construction project and were discovered by a crew working on the new Ironton-Russell Bridge, Russell Police Chief Tim Wilson said.
Boyd walk to raise awareness of autism
The differences in the nine children in Carla Malone’s classroom are striking.
A few can talk, but some won’t make a sound and others jabber apparent nonsense sounds.
There are playful children and those who keep to themselves. Some of the children can read and do other academic tasks. Schoolwork for others means matching pictures and doing exercises to develop fine motor skills, like learning to hold a pencil.
Grimes outpaces McConnell in first quarter
Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes has again outpaced her likely Republican general election opponent, incumbent Mitch McConnell, in fundraising during the first quarter — but she remains well behind McConnell in total fundraising and cash on hand.
UPDATE: U.S. 23 reopened; explosives eliminated
More information on the U.S. 23 closure from the the Kentucky Department of Highways.
BREAKING: Explosives find shuts down U.S. 23
All four lanes of U.S. 23 have been shut down to the discovery of undetonated explosives on a hillside, authorities said.
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