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Winter Adventure Weekend coming up

OLIVE HILL It's that time of the year again for adventurers to brave the cold and embark on an array of activities at Carter Caves State Resort Park. The ninth annual Winter Adventure Weekend is set for Jan. 25-28 and will feature 201 trips including hiking, paddling, rappelling, cave tours and zip

DAILY INDEPENDENT - 2018-01-16 10:30:00

KYTC District 9 Crews On Alert for Continued Snow

State snowfighters are preparing for more snow tonight even as they finish plow operations after a round of light snow blanketed northeast Kentucky early this morning. Kentucky Department of Highways District 9 crews in Bath, Boyd, Carter, Elliott, Fleming, Greenup, Lewis, Mason, Nicholas and Rowan

JOURNAL-TIMES.COM - 2018-01-15 17:38:00

Boyd Fiscal Court directs grant funding to community center

CATLETTSBURG The Boyd County Fiscal Court agreed to use funding from an area development district to pay for improvements to the Boyd Community Center, including a possible upgrade to its internet access. The FIVCO Area Development District, which serves Boyd, Carter, Greenup, Carter and Elliott Cou

DAILY INDEPENDENT - 2018-01-15 11:00:00

Oatman accepts role as assistant VP of facilities

From one MSU to another. Morehead State University has hired a new assistant vice president of facilities and operations, with Kim Oatman taking on the leadership position, effective Jan. 2. He succeeds Rick Linio, former assistant VP of facilities management. Oatman worked at Murray State Universit

MOREHEAD NEWS - 2018-01-15 13:30:00

City votes for more insurance premium fees

Morehead City Council voted unanimously last Monday during its monthly meeting to pass the first reading of an ordinance instituting additional and higher insurance premium fees. "This is not an increase in taxes on individuals. It is an increase in taxes on the various insurance companies for the p

MOREHEAD NEWS - 2018-01-15 13:15:00

Teacher looks to inspire students through art

Brittany Hale with Mrs Conley's First Grade Class and the What Lifts Me Up display. Photo submitted by Charles Romans. Students need to be supported and inspired at an early age, and this should be continued throughout their school career. Engaging the student in their own growth and education is al

DAILY INDEPENDENT - 2018-01-15 10:30:00

DISHING THE WEEKLY DIME: Girl power, star power

Miranda Martin quickly sized up the scene and floated the ball toward the rim for just your everyday high school girls basketball alley-oop. She didn't dunk it, but Mykasa Robinson effortlessly skied to retrieve the pass and, in one motion, tossed it through the hoop for two of her 38 points. Ashlan

DAILY INDEPENDENT - 2018-01-15 04:48:00

Greenup looks to improve cell service

Greenup County is looking to fix spotty phone service in the rural county once and for all. County Commissioner Tony Quillen said phone "dead spots," particularly in the areas surrounding Greenup County High School, are cause for concern. "It is sporadic, very sporadic," Quillen said. County leaders


DA investigating home, crash crime scenes in Dracut

DRACUT - Police have taped off and are standing guard over a two-story home on Sesame Street in Dracut, where authorities say a woman suffered life-threatening injuries early this morning. Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan's office, which is heading the investigation, has not said how the woma

BOSTON HERALD - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Farming the sunshine in Dracut

DRACUT -- There's a solar project currently under construction at Shaw Farm in Dracut. "The first phase, hopefully, of a solar array system that will provide the power for Shaw Farm now and in the future, and make it more of a sustainable business," owner Warren Shaw said Monday. "There's a differe

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-16 11:35:03

Two injured in Dracut incidents

DRACUT -- Police are investigating an incident on Sesame Street after two people were transported to hospitals -- one with life-threatening injuries -- early Tuesday morning, according to the Middlesex District Attorney's Office. Police responded to a 911 call at a Sesame Street residence shortly a

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2018-01-16 12:53:12

Woman suffers life-threatening injuries in Dracut incident

An investigation is underway after a woman suffered life-threatening injuries in an incident in a home in Dracut. Shortly after midnight, police were called to a home on Sesame Street, where they found the injured woman. She was taken to a Boston-area hospital. Police then received a call for a seri

WCVB - 2018-01-16 12:20:00

Mind reader to visit Dracut Senior Center

DRACUT -- Longtime corporate mind reader Christopher Grace will pay a visit to the Dracut Council on Aging later this month for some mind reading entertainment. Sponsored by the Dracut Cultural Council, the program will be held at 12 p.m. Jan. 23 at the center, 951 Mammoth Rd., Dracut. According to

LOWELL SUN - 2018-01-15 19:31:36

What's your vision for Dracut?

DRACUT -- A little more than two dozen residents and officials gathered last Thursday evening for the Dracut Master Plan Committee's second visioning session. The topics discussed at Harmony Hall included economic development, land use, zoning, and housing. With facilitation help from Northern Midd

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2018-01-15 11:37:18

More snow in days ahead

LOWELL -- Snowflakes will start falling Tuesday afternoon, and by Wednesday morning forecasters expect there to be 4 to 7 inches of snow blanketing local yards thanks to a combination of two weather systems. Kim Buttrick, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Taunton, said the snow sho

LOWELL SUN - 2018-01-16 11:35:10

A Cup Of Christmas Tea (SLIDESHOW)

"A woman is like a tea bag - you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water." - Eleanor Roosevelt, first lady of the United States, 1933 to 1945) ANDOVER - The Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church of Lowell's Ladies Philoptochos Society hosted its 64th annual Benefit Christmas Tea at

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2018-01-15 19:58:35

Leominster doesn't need a new agency for economic growth

The City of Leominster doesn't need a bigger government bureaucracy and that's why we're skeptical of Mayor Dean Mazzarella's plan to create a new Redevelopment Authority with specific powers. If the mayor's serious about restoring unproductive parcels of land and buildings to the tax rolls through

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-16 12:01:52

A workout for all ages planned in Leominster

LEOMINSTER -- Spend one hour twice a week working out and having fun with Kathy Tew at the Leominster Recreation Department. The hour will be split between cardio training and large-muscle training. Interested participants are welcome to attend a free class Tuesday, Jan 25, to see if it is what yo


Leominster: Samoset Middle School holds MLK Service Project book drive

LEOMINSTER - Samoset Middle School began its book drive on Jan. 8, and it runs through Jan. 19, a Martin Luther King Jr. Service Project. The drive is collecting donations of new or gently used books for children ages 2 to 18. There are donation drop boxes at Samoset Middle School, Leominster Credit


Nurses allege violation as hospital ends endoscopies

CLINTON -- Local nurses are alleging that administrators of UMass Memorial HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital, who also manage Leominster's HealthAlliance Hospital, violated state regulations by recently announcing the closure of the hospital's endoscopy service. The closing was announced last week, l

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-16 11:32:15