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  • Tim Preston: Romantic meals and regional reports from up the river: 7/20/14

    I had a rare treat last week when I got to have three meals with my wife in a single day.

    July 20, 2014

  • 07/20/ 2014 — This Week in the Tri-State

    Local news

    July 20, 2014

  • 0720auction0344.jpg Seeing hard work pay off

     It was a bittersweet day at the Carter County Fair as several youth auctioned off their prized animals at the 4-H/FFA Youth Livestock Auction on Saturday.

    July 20, 2014 5 Photos

  • 0719horsley.jpg Taking stock

    Three weeks into her new job as superintendent, Sherry Horsley is still getting to know the Greenup County School District, but she already is putting together her to-do list.

    July 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Jackson gives God the glory

    When Gov. Steve Beshear recently announced plans for EN Engineering to expand its operations in Boyd County, creating 80 engineering jobs and investing nearly $3 million into the project, Ralph Jackson’s name was not in the story.

    July 20, 2014

  • Bills to protect coal jobs

    Rep. Thomas Massie, along with the other members of Congress’ Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, passed three bills Wednesday geared toward what they say is protecting jobs against federal overreach.

    July 18, 2014

  • Ro-Na renovations hit halfway point

    Though the lights in the Ro-Na Theater were out for nearly 40 years, its original magic is being restored brick by brick.
    Friends of Ironton, a volunteer-based civic group, gathered its board members to begin working on the project three years ago. Board member Jane Griffith estimated $3 million has gone into renovations so far, and guesses it would take just as much to complete the work.

    July 18, 2014

  • Carter Caves Pioneer Life Week ahead

    Park visitors can experience what Kentucky was like more than 200 years ago next week during the annual Pioneer Life Week reenactment at Carter Caves State Resort Park.

    July 18, 2014

  • Food drive collects 7,530 lbs.

    “Cans for a Cause,” a one-day food drive organized by Berea college sophomore Aaron Hannah of Raceland, collected 7,530 pounds of nonperishable food on July 11, an increase of some 2,000 pounds from the first drive Hannah organized in 2013.

    July 18, 2014

  • PAC gets Kentucky Arts Council grant

    The Paramount Arts Center will be able to stretch its budget a little further, thanks to a grant from the Kentucky Arts Council.

    July 17, 2014

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