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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.
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.
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.
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.
UPDATE: U.S. 23 reopened; explosives eliminated
More information on the U.S. 23 closure from the the Kentucky Department of Highways.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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