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House fire in Ashland this morning

A house fire on Greenup Avenue in Ashland left at least two families without a home Friday morning. The blaze started sometime before 9 a.m. at 2236 Greenup Avenue. Resident Gene Shoemaker said he and his wife Tamyra were watching television and drinking coffee in the downstairs portion of the home

DAILY INDEPENDENT - 2017-11-17 14:21:00

Your guide to the weekend

OK, so yeah, yeah, yeah, Christmastime is coming, but if you aren't ready yet to hear those J-I-N-G-L-E Bells, there's a few cool - but not North Pole cool - shows this weekend. Lucero: Around since 1998, songwriter Ben Nichols and his Memphis-based band have been tattooing their country rockin' sou

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2017-11-16 05:01:00

Man pleads guilty to supplying gun in murder

CATLETTSBURG, Ky. - A Lawrence County, Ohio, man pleaded guilty this week to supplying the gun used in a 2016 Ashland murder case, according to Gary Conn, assistant Commonwealth's Attorney. Zachary Tarlton, 25, of County Road 182, Kitts Hill, was scheduled to stand trial this week in Boyd County Cir

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2017-11-16 05:01:01

CAReS Giving Tree ready for donors

ASHLAND The Community Assistance & Referral Services (CAReS) Giving Tree program is now ready for donors. The program allows community members to "adopt" a child in need by providing them with items on their Christmas list. Two trees are available with one at the Ashland Town Center Mall and the oth

DAILY INDEPENDENT - 2017-11-17 11:00:00

The Perfect Christmas Trees -- and Trains

1117tree1 Tamme Grubb, chair of The Festival of Trees and Trains, stands in front of the trees and trains on display at the Paramount Arts Center through Nov. 26. 1117trees2 -- A train rolls down the tracks at The Festival of Trees and Trains. 1117trees3 -- From right to left, Vicki Roark Sharon Asb

DAILY INDEPENDENT - 2017-11-17 10:45:00

Boyd jail employee crashes county vehicle

CATLETTSBURG A Boyd County Detention Center employee was involved in an accident while driving a county-owned vehicle. The county vehicle crashed into a sport utility vehicle during the collision, injuring the SUV's driver and passenger and severely damaging both automobiles. The incident happened o

DAILY INDEPENDENT - 2017-11-17 10:45:00

Lawrence County in line for block grant funds

IRONTON - Lawrence County is seeking nearly $300,000 in community development project funds for five local projects. The county is seeking about $120,000 for facade improvements for several buildings in downtown Ironton, including the Ro-Na Theater, according to Ralph Kline, assistant executive dire

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2017-11-17 05:01:00

St. Mary's honors organ donors with new memorial

HUNTINGTON - St. Mary's Medical Center honored those who have given the gift of life as it unveiled its organ donor memorial Thursday evening at the hospital in Huntington. Designed as a tree, each leaf bore the name of one of about 40 St. Mary's organ donors - those who have given a part of themsel

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2017-11-17 05:01:00

DENNIS: County signees are quite remarkable

Signing after signing kept rolling in to our email, and there was no way I was going to keep all of it locked in the think tank. In the course of a week, nine local athletes signed to continue their careers in college, and I typed up a nice and tidy list to keep up with them all. Judging by the numb

OCONEE ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-16 17:21:00

Gibbs inducted to Hall of Fame

On Monday, a new name was added to the Oconee County School District's Hall of Fame: Judy Gibbs, a retired grammar aficionado of Malcom Bridge Middle School. Gibbs taught language arts and social studies at MBMS beginning in 1987, retiring only after her 24th year at the school in 2011. "I learned q

OCONEE ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-16 02:00:00

Oconee County Development Authority Not Unified On Gateway Park

The Oconee County Industrial Development Authority Subcommittee on the Gateway Technology and Business Park met for nearly an hour on Monday without producing any sign of consensus on how to respond to an expression of interest for land in the Gateway property. Rich Waller, who is chair of the IDA,

PATCH - 2017-11-16 04:19:53

Greensboro has chosen its Christmas Tree!

After an appeal to the community for just the right tree, the Greensboro Main Street program announces that the city's official Christmas Tree will be donated by the Kim Gunn and her family in honor and memory of all of the Armed Forced members. "Mrs. Kim Gunn called to tell us that she had tree she

OCONEE ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-16 02:32:00

Shiloh Baptist Church holds annual community Thanksgiving dinner

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. -- Shiloh Baptist Church held its annual pre-Thanksgiving community dinner on Thursday. In 2016, the church had more than 800 guests turn out. Church member Mary Smith said that the church expected more than 1,000 people to enjoy the dinner this year. Shiloh Baptist Church is sma

WGXA.TV - 2017-11-16 15:34:24

Local author presents short story collection

Local author Harold Lawrence will present his newest volume this week. With an extensive list of credits including forays into poetry, nonfiction, children's stories and religion, author and longtime local resident Harold Lawrence has spent a lifetime exploring literature like few other writers have

UNION-RECORDER - 2017-11-16 15:09:00

Milledgeville city council discusses paid parking

The Milledgeville City Council met Tuesday night to address paid parking kiosks in the downtown area. Business owners expressed concern that the city's plan might reduce customer traffic. "What about a business that starts up from the bootstraps? They're down here trying to make it through the first

WMAZ - 2017-11-15 06:23:14

Macon-Bibb motorcade providing aid to Milledgeville hospital

Macon-Bibb County is continuing an annual tradition of accepting donations to support the efforts at Central State Hospital. The Mayors' & Commissioners' Motorcade is taking in money and supplies through Nov. 30. Donations can dropped of at the Macon-Bibb County Government Center, 700 Poplar St., or

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-11-17 14:26:00

Shotgun stolen from FSU student's packed vehicle

FROSTBURG - A 12-gauge shotgun was reportedly stolen from an unlocked vehicle of a Frostburg State University student who was preparing to travel home for the Thanksgiving holiday, according to the Frostburg Police Department. The firearm was stolen sometime between 11 p.m. Thursday and 12:45 a.m. F

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2017-11-17 13:40:39

Piano ensemble and studio recital Sunday

FROSTBURG - Frostburg State University's department of music will present the piano ensemble and studio recital Nov. 19 at 3 p.m. in the Pealer Recital Hall of FSU's Woodward D. Pealer Performing Arts Center. The event is free and open to the public. The recital features the FSU Piano Ensemble, unde

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2017-11-17 11:00:00

Giving Tuesday is way to support FSU causes

FROSTBURG - Every year, Americans sit down with friends and families on the third Thursday in November for Thanksgiving. For the past six years, on the following Tuesday, the international community has celebrated Giving Tuesday, a day when people support participating charities around the world. Th

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2017-11-17 11:00:00

2017 season will be 'hard to pattern'

An abundant mast - seeds, nuts and berries from trees that deer like to eat - will make for a good, but challenging year to hunt, says Rich Rogers, a biologist with the West Virginia Department of Natural Resources Romney office. "It's going to be hard to pattern," Rogers said. "Right now, the rut -

HAMPSHIRE REVIEW - 2017-11-15 22:16:00