MSU squads prep for nationals
MOREHEAD - The Morehead State all-girl and coed cheer squads are looking to add to the program’s 32 total national championships at the Universal Cheerleading Association College Cheerleading Team Championship this month.
“I’m very excited about the dedication of our cheer teams,” head coach Bill Mayo said. “Both our coed and all-girl teams have been practicing twice a day in preparation for our return to nationals.”
The 2013 championships will take place Jan. 18 through 20 at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla.
BCHS council to get new member
SUMMIT - The Boyd County High School council is seeking a parent member to replace one who resigned. The member would serve on the council for the remainder of the 2012-13 school year.
Parents, stepparents, foster parents or legal guardians of a student enrolled at the high school are eligible. Nomination forms may be picked up at the school between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Monday or Tuesday. The election will be in the front office from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 18.
Boyd board meetings change
SUMMIT - The Boyd County Board of Education has changed its regular meeting date and location to 7 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month in the new Boyd County High School auditorium.
MSU squads prep for nationals
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Crews dig through night after deadly Okla. twister
Spotlights bore down on massive piles of shredded cinder block, insulation and metal as crews worked through the night lifting bricks and parts of collapsed walls where a monstrous tornado barreled through the Oklahoma City suburbs, demolishing an elementary school and reducing homes to piles of splintered wood. At least 51 people were killed, including at least 20 children, and those numbers were expected to climb, officials said Tuesday.
Principal's demotion hearing to be public
An appeal hearing for demoted Wurtland Elementary School principal Barbara Cook will be open to the public at Cook’s request.
AT&T to hire 140 workers at East Park
For the next few months, AT&T officials have announced they will hire 20 people per month until they have filled 140 customer-service positions at the East Park Call Center in the industrial park between Grayson and Ashland.
Boards close to agreement on students
The Greenup and Russell school districts are close to an agreement on families that want to send their children to school out of their own district.
Memory Days to start Thursday
Memory Days volunteers invite everyone to “Come to Grayson to remember and be remembered,” during this year’s 43rd annual festival Thursday through Sunday.
Man arrested for using forged checks
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Cruzin on the Plaza will be Friday through Sunday at Pullman Plaza.
Huge tornado hits Oklahoma City suburb, kills 51
A monstrous tornado at least a half-mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods and destroying an elementary school with a direct blow as children and teachers huddled against winds up to 200 mph. At least 51 people were killed, and officials said the death toll was expected to rise.
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Tornado survivors and seasoned observers suggest people do two simple things to prepare for tornadoes: Know where to take shelter, and move quickly when the time comes.
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At the National Storm Prediction Center in Oklahoma, the team charged with predicting tornadoes relies on ever-changing technology to determine when and where storms may strike.
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