5 sentenced in Boyd Circuit Court

CATLETTSBURG - The following were sentenced last week by Boyd Circuit Judge George W. Davis III:

‰Dustin Watson, 24, of Ashland, a year for second-degree escape.

‰Stephanie Conley, 33, of Ashland, two years for a probation violation.

‰Floyd Maynard, 35, of Ashland, a year for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

‰Roy Osborne, 21, of Huntington, two years for failure to register as a sex offender.

‰Travis Williams, 27, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., two years for probation violation.

Egg hunt Saturday at fairgrounds

GREENUP - A free community Easter egg hunt sponsored by Light Bearers Ministries, a Christian motorcycle group, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Greenup County Fairgrounds. There will be four age groups — up to 3, 4 to 6, 7 to 9 and 10 to 12.

Book sale will be Saturday at mall

MEADS - The Boyd County Public Library Friends big book sale will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Kyova Mall near the main entrance. Friends members may shop at the early-bird sale at 9 a.m.

The sale will include hundreds of new and gently used books — from nonfiction to the latest best-selling fiction. If enough books remain, a “second look” sale will be from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday.

Proceeds will help buy items for the library’s new mall branch across from Elder-Beerman. The grand opening will be at 12:30 p.m. May 1.

The organization is also seeking new members. Individual memberships are $10. Applications are available at all library branches, at thebookplace.org and on the library’s Facebook page.

For more information, call Friends President Traci Nolen at (606) 369-3810.

Spay/neuter clinic planned

PRINCESS - A low-cost spay/neuter clinic for dogs and cats will be Sunday and Monday at Paul Coffey Industrial Park.

The clinic is sponsored by the Ivy Foundation, a nonprofit animal advocacy organization based in Carter County. Dr. Teresa Gregory of Shelbyville’s Woodstock Animal Foundation will be attending veterinarian.

Prices for spaying and neutering range from $20 for male cats to $69 for large female dogs. All animals must be in pet carriers.

To schedule a check-in time, call Jennifer Gentry at (606) 585-4346.

Greenup library sets game nights

GREENUP - The Greenup County Public Library will have game nights once a month beginning at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Board games and card games will be played.

For more information, call (606) 473-6514.

Fairview seeks council noms

WESTWOOD - Fairview Elementary School is taking parent member nominations for the 2011-12 site-based decision-making council. Nominations will be accepted from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday at the school.

Parent representatives, including parents, stepparents, foster parents or legal guardians, must have children enrolled or preregistered to attend the school during the term of office and not be employed at Fairview Elementary or in a Fairview Independent School District administrative office. Also, they must not have a relative employed at the school or in the district administrative office and must not be school board members or spouses of board members.

Youth summit apps taken

ASHLAND - The Rolling Hills Folk Center is accepting applications for the second annual Youth Summit on Poverty and Hunger.

The program will be June 27 through July 8. High school students in Greenup County are eligible. For more information, call Bethany at (606) 571-0298 or visit rollinghillsfolkcenter.org/youthsummit.

 

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