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