Film fundraiser planned at RHS
RUSSELL - The Russell Education Endowment Foundation will sponsor a Back to School Movie Blast Friday at the Russell High School softball field.
Gates for the outdoor movie double feature will open at 7 p.m. with movies beginning at dark, about 8 p.m.
Guests can watch two 1980s movie classics, “Back to the Future” and “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.” There will be concessions and a split-the-pot raffle.
Attendees are asked to bring their own seating and are encouraged to wear 1980s attire.
Donations benefit the Russell Independent School District. In case of rain, the event will be rescheduled.
Body is that of W.Va. man
CATLETTSBURG - The name of a man who was found dead in the Ohio River at the Catlettsburg boat dock on Sunday has been released.
Garry Hemphill, 42, was identified through matching tattoos and identification in a wallet on Monday, according to Wayne County Sheriff’s Deputy S.G. Poff.
Family members last saw Hemphill, of Wayne, on Aug. 6 in Lavalette. He was reported missing two days later.
Fishermen spotted Hemphill’s body and called 911. Emergency responders, including the Catlettsburg Volunteer Fire Department and Ashland Fire Department, recovered his body from the river.
Foul play is not suspected. Catlettsburg police and Boyd County EMS also responded to the scene.
Boyd County Coroner Mark Hammond estimated the body had been in the water several days. It was turned over to the coroner and forwarded to the state Medical Examiner’s Office in Frankfort.
Cruise-in set in Greenup
GREENUP - The Glen Worthington Memorial Cruise-In will be at 6 p.m. Saturday at Town Hill Plaza at the corner of U.S. 23 and Ky. 2.
There will be music, food, games, prizes and a cash prize for the People’s Choice. There is no entry fee.
Russell Board of Education, 4:30 p.m., special meeting to discuss and set the tax rates for 2012-13.
Russell FRYSC Advisory Council, 9 a.m., conference room at Russell Primary.
Greenup County Genealogy & Historical Society, 7 p.m. in the meeting room at the Greenup County Public Library in Greenup.
Film fundraiser planned at RHS
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Bardstown police officer killed
A Bardstown police officer has been shot and killed while driving home from work, according to Kentucky State Police.
18 years and running, Adkins’ golf tournament continues to help in fight against cancer
Rocky Adkins is passionate about a lot of things in his life.
Maybe none moreso than the fight against cancer.
Anybody who listened to Adkins’ emotional and heart-felt speech on Friday at Eagle Trace Golf Course would have to agree.
Carter library's deal closed on Main Street building
Carter County Public Library officials closed the sale Friday on what will be their new Grayson branch on Main Street downtown and proceeded immediately to show it off to some visitors.
Following an impromptu ceremony outside at which former owners Barry and Lisa Stewart of Lexington turned over the keys to board chairwoman Barbara Davis, Davis led a tour of the Houck Building.
Raceland to ‘kick off summer’ today
People in downtown Raceland want others to visit the city this afternoon for a community celebration, to catch a glimpse of some of the projects under way and visit a few of the places which give the town its own charm and personality.
Not guilty plea in death of Boyd baby
A Powell County teenager accused in the beating death of an infant pleaded not guilty to the charge Friday.
Brett T. Thompson, 18, of Stanton was arraigned Friday in Boyd County Court.
Thompson has been indicted in the death of 2-month-old Alivia Noel Worstell of Westwood. He was the boyfriend of the baby’s mother, Heather Worstell, 19.
Paul plans re-election bid for Senate
Republican Rand Paul will run for re-election to the U.S. Senate in 2016 regardless of any decision to launch a presidential bid. And he will campaign for his Kentucky colleague and Senate Republican Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in 2014.
Area woman’s book collection of aviator grandfather’s technical writings
All her life, Barbara Sellers gave much thought to flight.
A new nonprofit group is planning a concert this summer intended to offer a positive social gathering for music lovers.
Water main break causes headaches
A water main break in the area of 29th Street and Greenup Avenue has caused headaches for public works employees and water customers in Ashland.
MLB exec speaking to Greenup graduates
Greenup County High School graduates are going to hear a little baseball tonight.
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