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OLBH Nurse receives DAISY Award

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By Portia Williamsportiawilliams@civitasmedia.comRUSSELL, Ky. — Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital (OLBH) has awarded its inaugural DAISY Award to Pamela Workman, BSN, RN who works in OLBH’s Pediatrics Department.According to OLBH, the DAISY Award is an international program that rewards and celebrates the extraordinary clinical skill and compassionate care given by nurses every day. The award honorees consistently demonstrate excellence through their clinical expertise and extraordinary compassionate care. They are recognized as outstanding role models in the nursing community.


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PDT Sports ReportSOFTBALLMinford 5, Oak Hill 2The Minford Falcons picked up their 10th win of the season with by picking up a home victory against the Oak Hill Oaks Saturday afternoon.Kelsey Conkey led the way for Minford, striking out 13 batters and walking only one in a complete game....

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Valley takes double-header with the help of suicide squeeze

Alex Hiderahider@civitasmedia.comThe “Suicide Squeeze” is one of the most exciting plays in all of baseball, but not many teams have the courage to pull it off with the game on the line.But locked in a scoreless tie in extra innings, that’s exactly what the Valley Indians did en route to a 1-0 victory over the Ironton Fighting Tigers in the first game of a double-header on Saturday. The game ended in the eighth inning.Valley coach ...

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Turkey gobbles and old tombstones

G Sam PiattPDT Outdoors ColumnistOne day earlier this week I stood at the top of a lonely Carter County ridge at dawn and gave a couple of calls on a crow call.“Caw, caw-w-w-w-w. Caw, caw-w-w-w-w.”From a flat just under the ridge two gobblers sounded off, confirming my suspicion. This was where the flock was roosting, and it’s there that I plan to be set up in camouflage and giving a few hen clucks on my box call when Kentucky̵...

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Easter Egg Hunt held in Mound Park

Wayne Allen | Daily TimesThe Portsmouth Jaycee’s held their Annual Easter Egg Hunt in Mound Park in Portsmouth on Saturday April 19, 2014. Hundreds of people were estimated to be in attendance.

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Auto Repair Shop in Grayson consumed by fire

By Portia Williamsportiawilliams@civitasmedia.comGRAYSON, Ky. — According to the Grayson Sheriff’s Department, Bledsoe Auto Repair, a Carter County family business was struck by flames at about 2 a.m. leaving the small business devastated.According to the Grayson Fire Department, the flames completely destroyed the business, declaring it a total loss. Officials said the garage was destroyed, three cars inside and several cars outside were ruined as...

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Greenup Health Department/KSP to host second Prescription Drug Take- Back event

By Portia Williamsportiawilliams@civitasmedia.comGREENUP, Ky-The Greenup County Health Department (GCHD) is joining forces with Kentucky State Police (KSP) for the second Prescription Drug Take-Back On Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be held at the Greenup County Health Department on the front parking lot.According to officials from the GCHD, across the United States, the public has embraced the opportunity these take-back-day events p...

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First Christian Church donated to SSU student Costa Rica trip

Sabrina Brown accepts donations from First Christian Church at 843 3rd street and another from the Churches Christian Women’s fellowship group. Sabrina and a group of Shawnee State University students will travel to a small village in Costa Rica this May taking school supplies to some 70 needy children purchased with your helping donations. The trip will also give students a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience tropical ecosystem conservation by helping in the clean up of tropic...

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