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News in Brief – 10/16/12

Published 9:32am Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Produce giveaway set for Chesy center this afternoon

CHESAPEAKE — The food pantry at the Chesapeake Community Center will give away farm produce from the Second Harvest Food Bank today.

Hours for the distribution are 1 to 4 p.m. at the Community Mission Outreach. Those eligible to receive the produce must live in the eastern part of Lawrence County and meet the federal income guidelines, which is a monthly income of $1,861 for single household and $2,521 for two in a family.

 

Ironton resident appearance on ‘Wheel’ tonight

The episode of “Wheel of Fortune” with Ironton’s Melissa Dufore will air today at 7 p.m. on WSAZ-TV. Dufore was chosen this summer to appear on the television show that is filmed in California.

 

County to rank Infrastructure projects

Lawrence County Public Works Committee will rank local projects before they go to the district level of the Ohio Public Works Commission.

The four projects are the Coal Grove water system improvement Phase 3; Farmview/Indian Village sewer project at the Collins Career Center; county road repaving and county/township road repaving.

The committee will meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Lawrence County Courthouse.

 

MU construction to alter parking plan

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University football fans will have to find another place to tailgate due to a construction project.

Students, faculty and staff also will have to change their parking habits when work begins on the $50 million Arthur Weisberg Family Applied Engineering Complex.

Beginning Friday, about 150 spaces on F Lots will be closed. The lots have been used by Marshall fans to tailgate for years.

Marshall athletics director Mike Hamrick said Monday that he believes fans will find another site in the vicinity of the stadium.

Also, during construction the first five rows of spaces on the general lot on the north side of Commerce Avenue will be used for staging.

Director of public safety James E. Terry says other parking is available.

 

Family movie at BCPL branch

CANNONSBURG, Ky. — Boyd County Public Library will host a free showing of “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted” on Sunday, Oct. 21.

The film starts at 2 p.m. at the Kyova Branch, located in the Kyova Mall, across from Elder-Beerman. Some refreshments are provided, and additional snacks can be purchased.

In this third installment, rated PG, Alex, Marty, Gloria and Melman are still fighting to get home to their beloved Big Apple. Their journey takes them through Europe where they find the perfect cover: a traveling circus, which they reinvent – Madagascar style

Outside groups can host movie showings at either the Main or Kyova branches, using the library’s license. For more information call Amanda Clark at (606) 329-0518, ext. 1140.

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