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ASHLAND – Ahoy Mates! A local child advocacy center is requesting all hands on deck for a pirate-themed cruise casting out of the Port of Ashl…

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GREENUP The Greenup County Fiscal Court approved the second reading of the county's 2019-20 budget last week, totaling $14.7 million.


Congratulations! You have saved for your child's education using a state 529 plan and built up a decent nest egg to send him or her off to school or college with minimal financial worries. Once a choice of school is made, you can apply the 529 funds toward the educational costs — but beware of these mistakes that parents make when first withdrawing from 529 plans.

Assuming the Process is Automatic – People are so used to the automated aspects of financial services that they expect 529 accounts to work in the same way. In the case of a 529 plan, you must request that the funds be withdrawn and direct them accordingly. Check with your 529 plan to verify the options. Typically, you can direct the funds to the school, beneficiary (student), or to the owner (parents). In all cases, you must initiate the withdrawal.

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ASHLAND The Salvation Army's Fourth Annual Bells of Hope 5k is coming up on Nov. 10, acting as the organization’s second largest fundraiser of…


ASHLAND The City of Ashland is considering spending $377,000 on engineering as part of a long-term project to alleviate flooding problems on D…