KSP Academy has new commander
FRANKFORT - Kentucky State Police Capt. David P. Jude, a native of Ashland and resident of Paris, has been transferred from the public affairs branch to the academy branch as commander.
Jude will serve in a dual role by administering daily operations for incoming cadet classes at KSP headquarters while also overseeing the academy renovation project, a multifacility venue on 320 acres off Coffee Tree Road in Frankfort.
Jude is a 13-year veteran of KSP, with assignments including the Dry Ridge Post, the academy and the public affairs branch. Prior to KSP, he served five years with the Lexington Police Department.
Adam’s Run set at Lloyd
LLOYD - The Greenup County Cruisers Car Club will have an Adam’s Run at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Greenup Dam (Kentucky side).
The rod run will travel through Greenup and Carter counties and end up in downtown Greenup for a cruise-in from noon to 5 p.m.
There will be live music, including Kyle Fields and Beyond Flesh. Food and children’s activities are also planned. The cost to enter either or both events is $10 per car. Proceeds will benefit Emily Clark of Flatwoods, who is battling brain cancer and undergoing treatments at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.
Adam’s Run was started last year by the car club to help a young boy, Adam Shane Hoschar, who had been diagnosed with cancer and was receiving treatments at the children’s hospital.
For more information, call (606) 831-2174.
Argillite Elementary School council, 4 p.m., library/media center.
KSP Academy has new commander
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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.
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