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  • Nursing home reports drug theft to APD

    Woodland Oaks Health Care Facility, 1820 Oakview Road, on Monday reported the theft of 30 hydrocodone tablets from a secured area within the nursing home.

    April 15, 2014

  • Devices left from previous construction discovered

    All four lanes of U.S. 23 were shut down for nearly two hours Tuesday following the discovery of old explosives on a hillside rock cut.
    The devices apparently were left over from a previous construction project and were discovered by a crew working on the new Ironton-Russell Bridge, Russell Police Chief Tim Wilson said.

    April 15, 2014

  • Boyd walk to raise awareness of autism

    The differences in the nine children in Carla Malone’s classroom are striking.
    A few can talk, but some won’t make a sound and others jabber apparent nonsense sounds.
    There are playful children and those who keep to themselves. Some of the children can read and do other academic tasks. Schoolwork for others means matching pictures and doing exercises to develop fine motor skills, like learning to hold a pencil.

    April 15, 2014

  • Grimes outpaces McConnell in first quarter

    Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes has again outpaced her likely Republican general election opponent, incumbent Mitch McConnell, in fundraising during the first quarter — but she remains well behind McConnell in total fundraising and cash on hand.

    April 15, 2014

  • 0416explosives0166 copy.jpg UPDATE: U.S. 23 reopened; explosives eliminated

    More information on the U.S. 23 closure from the the Kentucky Department of Highways.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • BREAKING: Explosives find shuts down U.S. 23

    All four lanes of U.S. 23 have been shut down to the discovery of undetonated explosives on a hillside, authorities said.

    April 15, 2014

  • A piano jam session years in the making

    Piano men Jay Flippin and Bob Thompson have long admired one another’s playing style, although they’ve hardly ever had a chance to share the stage.
     

    April 14, 2014

  • Students get firm foundation from ACTC program

    From fusion cooking to pastry composition with flair, students soon to graduate from Ashland Community and Technical College’s culinary program say they’ve been given an excellent foundation for careers in commercial kitchens, country clubs or even their own restaurants.
     

    April 14, 2014

  • Massive Easter egg hunt in Greenup

    Greenup County Farm Bureau is having a massive Easter egg hunt between 12:30 and 2 p.m. Saturday at its office on U.S. 23 and Ky. 2 in Greenup.
     

    April 14, 2014

  • Former Greenup County bank teller gets 41⁄2 years

    In what a federal judge called one of the largest embezzlement cases he’d ever seen, a former Greenup County bank teller was sentenced Monday to 41⁄2 years in prison for stealing more than $800,000 from her ex-employer.

    April 14, 2014

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