Bean cooking class offered
GREENUP - The Greenup County Extension office will offer a class about cooking beans at 1 p.m. Sept. 17 at the extension office.
Participants will learn about the different variety of beans, ways to prepare them and sample a recipe.
For more information or to register, call (606) 836-0201.
Active Day will have open house
ASHLAND - In observance of National Adult Day Services Week, Sept. 15 through 21, Active Day of Ashland Adult Day Care Center will have an open house from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 18.
Center director Sally Dyer Vance said the goal is to show the community the facility and provide information about services.
Refreshments will be served throughout the day.
The center is at 6938 U.S. 60.
Water increase of 29% sought
GRAYSON - Rattlesnake Ridge Water District applied for a substantial rate increase with the Kentucky Public Service Commission on Monday, according to the Grayson newspaper.
The district is asking for an across-the-board rate increase of 29 percent for all customers, according to a legal ad in today’s Journal-Times.
The PSC has the statutory right to take up to 10 months to make a final decision.
In the meantime, however, Rattlesnake Ridge can implement the new rate schedule. If the rate increase is approved then no further action would be necessary. But if the PSC only allows only a partial increase, the district would have to refund customers the difference plus interest.
Rattlesnake Ridge Water District is the largest drinking-water provider in Carter County.
It purifies water from Grayson Lake for 4,049 customers in Carter, Elliott, Morgan and Lawrence counties.
Rummage sale set at church
FLATWOODS - Flatwoods Free Will Baptist Church will have a rummage and hot-dog sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday.
The church is at 2000 Crescent Drive.
Bean cooking class offered
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Morehead man faces drug charges
A Morehead man is facing multiple drug charges after taking possession of a suspicious package mailed to his home on Dillon Lane, according to the Kentucky State Police.
Highlands’ Artists Market to begin today
Up-and-coming artists are being offered a rare chance to show and sell their work during the First Friday art walk.
'Educate and entertain'
A local theater group is shooting for changing the area’s theater scene.
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About 450 marijuana plants were confiscated during an eradication effort in Lawrence County on Tuesday.
Painters finishing up work at ACTC
When Ashland Community and Technical College students return to campus Aug. 18, they will find fresh paint, clean windows and pressure-washed brickwork on the college’s original building on College Drive.
Night Moves on tap for First Friday
A chance to enjoy an evening run through the streets of Ashland will be among the things to do during the First Friday ArtWalk and Downtown Live for August from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday.
Fairview school district being investigated
State education investigators were scheduled to arrive in the Fairview school district this morning to interview school officials.
Advisory committee on landfill to meet
Members of the county’s new advisory committee regarding Big Run Landfill enforcement are encouraged to attend the group’s first meeting next week.
Committee facilitator Mike Clevenger of Cannonsburg said the panel will meet the first Monday of each month, starting next week. For now, all meetings will be at 6:30 p.m. at the Boyd County Community Center.
Highway dedicated in Morehead man’s name
During Wednesday morning’s highway dedication ceremony for late airman Daniel N. Fannin, 30, of Morehead, the man was honored as a Kentucky hero for dedicating his life to the U.S. Air Force until his untimely death last year.
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