Man charged with ID theft

OLIVE HILL - Police on Thursday arrested a man with outstanding warrants for identity theft, giving a false name to a police officer and driving without a license and wound up charging him with drug trafficking as well.

Mickey D. Stanley, 33, of Olive Hill, was arrested following a traffic stop on Jessica Lane, Olive Hill Police Chief Bobby Hall said.

 As his vehicle was being stopped, Stanley allegedly tried to hide 20 oxycodone pills he had in the vehicle, Hall said. He was charged with first-degree drug trafficking.

Stanley’s girlfriend, Ashley Henderson, 23, of Olive Hill, was also arrested on an outstanding theft warrant after she approached Stanley’s stopped vehicle, Hall said. Both suspects were lodged in the Carter County Detention Center.

Elliott infant’s death probed

WEST LIBERTY - Kentucky State Police at Morehead are investigating the death of a 4-month-old Elliott County boy.

The KSP said it was contacted at 12:15 p.m. Wednesday by Morgan County Appalachian Regional Hospital in West Liberty about the death of the Isonville infant.

The boy’s father told the KSP he laid the baby down on his bed and went to check on his other child in another room. When he returned, he found the infant wedged between the mattress, headboard and wall with a sheet over his head, the KSP said.

The baby was pronounced dead at the hospital by Morgan County Coroner Raymond Vancleve. The body was sent to the state Medical Examiner’s Office in Frankfort for an autopsy.

The baby’s death appears to have been accidental, the KSP said.

Wynonna engaged to drummer

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Wynonna Judd is engaged. The Grammy Award winner will wed fellow musician Cactus Moser, the drummer for country group Highway 101.

Judd, 47, and Moser, 54, are touring together as Wynonna and The Big Noise.

They got engaged on Christmas Eve. The wedding date was not announced.

Judd, who is from Ashland, has sold more than 30 million albums throughout her 28-year singing career and has won five Grammys. She and mother Naomi have performed as the Judds.

Gold Star to have cancer fundraiser

RUSSELL - Gold Star Chili and Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital will team in the fight against breast cancer. On Wednesday, Gold Star will donate 10 percent of its proceeds to Team Bellefonte, a walk group of OLBH employees and friends raising money to attend the Avon Rocky Mountain Walk near Denver in June.

Eight cities around the country host Avon walks each year. Each walk raises millions to advance access to care and finding a cure for breast cancer. The walks draw thousands of breast cancer survivors and other participants from around the country.

OLBH has been a recipient of Avon grants to further the hospital’s mammography program, and OLBH’s Team Bellefonte has participated in previous Avon walks.

For more information, call the OLBH Women’s Center at (606) 836-7465.

Boyd clerk on holiday schedule

CATLETTSBURG - The Boyd County Clerk’s Office will be closed at all locations today and Monday. The Kyova Mall and Ashland branches will be closed Saturday. Normal hours will resume Tuesday.

Planetarium closed at SSU

PORTSMOUTH - Shawnee State University’s Clark Planetarium will reopen on Jan. 9.

Regular show times are 7 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays.

Benefit tonight for food bank

HUNTINGTON - The V Club at 741 Sixth Ave. will host a benefit for the Huntington Area Food Bank tonight.

The event, featuring eight musical acts, will be from 5 p.m. to 2:45 a.m. Doors will open at 4 p.m., and admission is $12. A discount of $1 per nonperishable food donation will be offered at the door with a maximum of $6 off the price of admission.

The event will feature performers from Ohio, Kentucky and West Virginia.

Door prizes will be provided by the 3rd and 9th Deli, Empire Books and Black Sheep Burritos & Brews.

MEETINGS

Jan. 9

Boyd County Extension district board, 4:30 p.m., Boyd County Extension Office, 2420 Center St., Catlettsburg.

Staff reports

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