WWII ship tours begin Thursday
The WWII ship, the LTS-325, will arrive at the Port of Ashland tonight but won’t be available for public tours until Thursday morning at 10:30.
It will be in the Port through Monday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. except for Friday, when it will be open until 7 p.m.
More than 50 school groups have already signed up for group tours.
4 p.m. Wurtland Elementary site based meeting.
3 p.m. Cannonsburg Elementary site based council special meeting.
WWII ship tours begin Thursday
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Its land and people fueled the industrialization of an entire country but that country has largely ignored the ravaged land and the human despair left behind.
Eastern Kentucky produced riches for a coal industry which packed off the profits and left the land scarred and depleted, its people looking for jobs which often don’t exist.
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.
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