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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Ashland woman develops pregnancy journals for mom, dad
An Ashland woman has a way of helping parents everywhere.
Wendy Sparks, 47, wrote The journals, which are for parents to keep for themselves and their children during pregnancy.
Acres and acres of eggs
A dozen volunteers spent the morning Saturday scattering more than 6,000 plastic eggs around the Greenup County Farm Bureau’s 10-acre field Saturday morning.
Volunteers to pack thousands of meals for hungry Haitians
Members of the First Baptist Church in Grayson are planning for the third year in a row to pack thousands of meals for starving people in Haiti, and they need help to do it.
Sheriff candidates ready for election
With no incumbent in the Boyd County Sheriff’s race, Republican and Democrat candidates for the post will square off in their respective primaries next month.
Russell High School wins State Science Olympiad
The long ride home from Bowling Green was tinged with disappointment for Russell High School students who believed they’d finished as also-rans in the state Science Olympiad last weekend.
Russell Middle School state Science Olympiad champions
From identifying hundreds of insects to designing and operating mechanical contraptions that just look like insects, a team of Russell Middle School students took their research and technical skills to the Science Olympiad in Bowling Green last week and came back state champions.
Kitchen jazzes up downtown lunch hour
Some came to enjoy the relaxing sounds of cool jazz and traditional tunes at lunch, while others attended in hopes of picking up a few tricks from a master musician as guitarist Chris Kitchen kicked off the Melodies & Masterpieces concert series in downtown Ashland Friday afternoon.
Sparks, Waddell in Carter Coronor’s race
Incumbent George A. Sparks of Grayson will face challenger William Waddell of Olive Hill in the Democratic primary election for the Carter County coroner’s seat.
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