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FADE board to meet Tuesday
OLIVE HILL - The FADE Task Force board will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Olive Hill Senior Citizen Building. Requirements for the new JAG Grant 2013-14 will be discussed. The Olive Hill Police Department will host the meeting.
Library sponsors valentine project
ASHLAND - U.S. soldiers serving abroad and residents of local nursing homes will receive handmake Valentine’s Day cards as part of the ninth annual Hands that Touch a Heart campaign.
Children trace their hands on the card and then decorate it any way they wish, and add their name and a personal message. All ages are welcome to make a card.
Children and others helped the Boyd County Public Library deliver more than 2,000 cards last year.
Supplies will be on hand at the main and Kyova branches Monday through Friday.
Teachers or leaders of groups who want to participate may email Amanda Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (606) 329-0518, ext. 1140.
Tax business opening office
ASHLAND - Liberty Tax Service will open a new office next week at 1205 Montgomery Ave., Suite 2.
The office will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. during tax season. There will be a grand opening on Wednesday.
The office will employ about 20 tax preparers, marketers and other staff for the tax season.
WSAZ leading TV markets in area
HUNTINGTON - WSAZ NewsChannel 3 has announced it showed significant growth in every daypart in the November ratings period, and has increased its lead over competing television stations in the region, according to Nielsen Media Research.
Nielsen is the only ratings research company universally recognized by the television industry.
Pikeville hospital receives award
PIKEVILLE - Pikeville Medical Center has received the Women’s Choice Award from WomenCertified, distinguishing it as one of the 2013 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience in Obstetrics.
The award is based on criteria such as female patient satisfaction measurements and clinical excellence.
WomenCertified represents the collective voice of female consumers and is a trusted referral source for top businesses and brands identified as meeting the needs and preferences of women.
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FADE board to meet Tuesday
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Man accused of stealing at Raceland graduation
A 59-year-old man is accused of stealing from students during Raceland-Worthington High School's graduation on Tuesday night.
Legion post busted for alcohol, gambling
American Legion Post 43 in Raceland is facing charges it illegally promoted gambling and sold alcohol at its clubhouse.
Carter considers new inmate healthcare plan
Carter County Fiscal Court met in regular session on Tuesday to consider a proposal for a change in health care providers for the jail and to conduct regular monthly business.
Thefts, assaults reported to APD
Second Hand Rose Furniture in the 3200 block of 13th Street reported the theft of a compact disc and an audiobook. Store workers told police they saw the man leave the store and remove the items from his pants leg outside.
11th annual Northeast Ky. Red Cross raffle scheduled
Tickets for the final raffle to benefit the Northeast Kentucky American Red Cross are for sale and local officials hope there will be no empty seats for their only annual fundraiser.
Ben Williamson bridge damaged
A temporary 10-ton weight restriction is in effect on the Ben Williamson Memorial Bridge, which brings traffic from U.S. 52 into Ashland.
A group of third-generation bricklayers is more than willing to give back to the Ashland community this week.
Carter County Public Library ready to close the deal on building for branch
In almost less time than it takes to read a good novel, the Carter County Public Library has found a new building for its Grayson branch and is ready to close the sale this week.
New flood plain maps for Boyd
New flood plain maps for Boyd County will go into effect this summer.
Local briefs: 5/22/13
An Ashland man was arrested Monday night on charges of trafficking in heroin, according to a release from the Ashland Police Department.
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