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Police bust Elliott meth lab
SANDY HOOK - Kentucky State Police on Tuesday arrested an Elliott County man for allegedly running a methamphetamine lab at his home.
Troopers went to the home of John C. Madox on Gallion Branch Road to serve arrest warrants, according to a news release from the Morehead KSP post. When they arrived, the troopers found a meth lab on Maddox’s property.
The KSP Special Response Team was summoned to the scene and removed Maddox from his residence. He was taken into custody and charged with manufacturing meth.
Troopers from the KSP’s Drug Enforcement Special Investigations section and deputies from the Elliott and Carter county sheriff’s departments also assisted.
2 arrested on drug charges
CATLETTSBURG - Kentucky State Police at Ashland on Tuesday arrested two Huntington residents after finding “a large amount” of crack cocaine concealed in their vehicle.
Kafredrick C. McEachin, 19, and Amanda C. Tabor, 33, were lodged in the Boyd County Detention Center, charged with first-degree drug trafficking.
According to the KSP, a trooper pulled over a vehicle occupied by the suspects shortly before 10 p.m. at a gas station on U.S. 23 in Catlettsburg. In addition to the crack, the search of the car turned up a .380-caliber pistol.
Nighttime photos needed for show
ASHLAND - The Boyd County Public Library is seeking submissions for its first photo exhibit, scheduled for August, in conjunction with the adult summer reading program “Between the Covers.”
“Nightscapes” is the theme of the exhibit, which will run Aug. 3 through Sept. 4 at the Highlands Museum and Discovery Center, 1620 Winchester Ave. An opening reception will be at 6 p.m. Aug. 3.
Entries must embody the theme “Nightscapes” — any view or representation of a night scene — and must be the entrant’s original work.
Submitted photos must be framed, ready to hang and dropped off with a photo exhibit release form attached to the back of the picture at the main branch, 1740 Central Ave., by 5 p.m. July 27.
Photos will be judged on composition, print quality, uniqueness and adherence to theme. A Best of Show Award (and a $50 prize) will be awarded Sept. 7 at the adult summer reading “Readers’ Night Out” finale party in the Reading Garden at the main branch.
“Between the Covers” runs through Labor Day. Adults earn rewards based on the number of books they read this summer. For more information or to submit a review, go to thebookplace.org. Review forms are also available at the main, Catlettsburg or Kyova branches.
The “Nightscapes” entry form and complete guidelines are also available at any branch or at thebookplace.org.
For more information, call Amanda Clark at (606) 329-0518 or visit thebookplace.org.
Fetal ultrasounds scheduled at MSU
MOREHEAD - Morehead State University’s Department of Imaging Sciences’ Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program will offer free, two-dimensional fetal ultrasounds to expectant mothers.
The scans will be given through Tuesday and Aug. 22 through Sept. 13 by appointment on the fourth floor of the Center for Health, Education and Research, Room 402, in the University’s sonography lab.
The scans are performed by senior-level students who will be supervised by associate professor Marcia Cooper.
Volunteers will be asked to sign a consent form stating the scans are “nondiagnostic” and are performed for educational purposes only. Each participant should bring a towel.
For more information, call the Department of Imaging Sciences at (606) 783-2646.
Lewis Republican group to meet
VANCEBURG - Lewis County Republican Party precinct officers will meet at 6 p.m. July 26 in the third floor courtroom of the courthouse to choose a Republican nominee for judge-executive.
Free health fair will be July 27
ASHLAND - King’s Daughters Medical Specialties-Pulmonary and Critical Care will present a free health fair from 1 to 3 p.m. July 27.
“SMOKERS — It’s OK to be a Quitter” will be at the KDMS-Pulmonary and Critical Care office at KDMC Medical Plaza B, 613 23rd St., Suite G30.
The event will include a reception from 1 to 2 p.m. with light refreshments, pulse oxymetry and blood pressure screenings followed by a smoking cessation presentation by physician’s assistant Robin Presley.
Appointments are not required. For more information, call (606) 329-1185.
Cheer Power sets registration time
GREENUP - The Cheer Power National Champion competition cheer squad in Greenup County will have registration and a mandatory meeting at 2 p.m. Sunday at Tammy Jo’s Studio.
Ages 8 through 17 by Aug. 30 from all schools may join. Cheer Nationals will be at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla., in 2013.
Practices will be at the studio. For more information, call Danyelle at (740) 727-2448.
Boyd frosh event July 31
CANNONSBURG - Freshmen orientation at Boyd County High School will now be July 31. The date was originally Aug. 1.
Students should arrive at 4 p.m. dressed for physical activities. Parents may return at 6 p.m. for a hot dog meal followed by presentations and a question-and-answer session.
Senior games set in Murray
Murray will be the host of the 2012 Kentucky Senior Games on Oct. 3 through 7.
Athletes 50 and older will participate in the events. The games are for those who love competition, serious athletes or those who simply enjoy staying fit. The National Senior Games Association sanctions the Kentucky games.
The event allows athletes to compete in: a 5K, archery, badminton, basketball, bowling, cycling, golf, horseshoes, pickleball, a racewalk, racquetball, shuffleboard, softball, swimming, table tennis, tennis, track and field and volleyball. Participants will also have special events such as a fun day, a dance and the opening ceremony.
Registration for the games is open; the deadline to sign up is Aug. 31. For more information, call Stephanie Butler at (800) 651-1603, email her at StephanieButler@tourMurray.com or visit kentuckyseniorgames.com.
Ponderosa Elementary School council, 1 p.m.
Boyd County Public Library board of trustees, 4 p.m. special meeting at main branch, 1740 Central Ave., to ratify the library district’s tax rate.
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