Boyd offices get clean audit
FRANKFORT - Boyd County Sheriff Terry Keelin and Boyd County Clerk Debbie Jones both received clean audits from State Auditor Adam Edelen.
State law requires the auditor to annually audit the accounts of each county sheriff and county clerk.
The auditor noted no instances of noncompliance in either office.
Flood study topic of Carter meeting
OLIVE HILL - A public meeting at 6 p.m. today at the Olive Hill Senior Center will provide information about the Tygart’s Creek Watershed Flood Study and Mitigation Evaluation Draft Report Review.
Residents may comment on such issues as flooding, alternatives to the project or other pertinent issues.
Blazer ’93 class to have reunion
ASHLAND - The Paul G. Blazer High School Class of 1993 will have its 20-year class reunion Friday through Sunday.
A casual-dress mixer will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Callihan’s in the Kyova Mall. A buffet-style dinner will be from 7:30 from 11:30 p.m. Saturday at The Railroad Depot at 99 15th St. The event will be cocktail attire with dancing and a cash bar.
There will be a family picnic from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the high school, under Building 1. Food will be provided by Giovanni’s Pizza. Attendees should bring their own nonalcoholic drinks.
Classmates will have access to the campus to tour at their leisure.
For more information or to RSVP, join the Blazer Alumni ’93 group on Facebook or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Mary’s-Ironton celebration set
IRONTON - St. Mary’s Medical Center will celebrate the one-year anniversary of the opening of its Ironton campus with a community event Saturday.
It will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Mary’s Medical Center-Ironton at 1408 Campbell Drive. Free refreshments, including hot dogs, cupcakes and yogurt provided by Tropical Moon, will be part of the celebration, as well as children’s inflatables. Free health screenings will be offered from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Air Evac Lifeteam will officially open its new helicopter hangar on the Ironton campus with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. Air Evac will also have a helicopter demonstration at 1 p.m.
Wurtland Elementary School council, 4:30 p.m.
Boyd offices get clean audit
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'Best Christmas Pageant Ever' coming to PAC
The Paramount Players’ production of “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” will be at 7 p.m. Dec. 12 through 14 with a 3 p.m. show on Dec. 14.
The roots of Christmas traditions in the city run long and deep, with each event bringing to life a different element of the holiday.
Greenup bank teller pleads guilty
The head teller at a Greenup County financial institution on Tuesday pleaded guilty to stealing more than $800,000 from her employer during an eight-year period.
Testimony begins in Carter trial
Testimony began Wednesday in the trial of Clifford “Boomer” Cathey, a Grayson man accused of manslaughter in the New Year’s Day 2012 beating death of another man.
19 pounds of pot seized in Ironton
An Ironton man is scheduled to arraigned today on charges stemming from him allegedly taking delivery of a package containing more than 10 pounds of marijuana on Monday.
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Retirees and friends of King’s Daughters Medical Center will have a Christmas reunion at 1 p.m. Friday in the fellowship hall at First United Methodist Church at 1811 Carter Ave.
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An old coffee can or jewelry box is the same as a treasure chest for the crew on duty at the Cannonsburg Days Inn on behalf of the National Coin Collectors Association.
Pathways report singles out flexibility
Pathways Chef Executive Officer Kim K. McClanahan used a quote from Charles Darwin to best describe the status of mental health care under the Affordable Care Act.
Christmas concert set for Monday at OU Southern
The Ohio University Southern Community Band will perform its annual free Christmas concert at 7 p.m. Monday in the Collins Center Bowman Auditorium on the Ohio University Southern Campus. The Ironton High School Varsity Singers, under the direction of Kathy Price, also will perform.
Charles Romans: What we are made of: 12/12/13
It’s interesting how so many people and things come into our lives and change them forever.
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