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News in Brief – 3/4/10

ACTC names nearly 400 students to dean’s list

ASHLAND, Ky. — Ashland Community and Technical College has named 397 students to the Dean’s List for Fall Semester 2009.

From Ironton: Eric R. Brown, Nada E. Ferguson, Jason L. Fouts, Isaac M. Glover and Paula A. Johnson.

From Kitts Hill: Eli E. Kitchen and Jodi L. Yeley.

From Portsmouth: Michael J. Brewer and Elisha D. Wallace.

From South Point: Brett T. Freeman, Cade V. Hale, Joshua L. Haney, Melinda K. Johnson, Hollie M. Kitchen, Crystal L. McKee and Beverly G. Staley.

From Wheelersburg: Brandon S. Maxie and Joshua C. McSweeney.

Also from OHIO: Kenneth B. Daniels, Coal Grove; Sheena R. Mays, Waterloo; Jamie G. Miller, Pedro; Tressie A. Scott, Minford; Marcus V. Stallo, Chesapeake; Emily L. Trador, Proctorville; and Heather D. Waddell, Franklin Furnace.

Game Day set for March 13 at BCPL

ASHLAND, Ky. — The Pokemon and Yu-Gi-Oh Game Day program at Boyd County Public Library is now open to teens and young adults, as well as younger ones. The next Game Day is Saturday, March 13, at the Main Branch, 1740 Central Ave.

The event starts at 2 p.m. Those who attend can take part in “duels” and teach each other how to “battle” with their cards. Card trading is also allowed. Parents of younger children are encouraged to supervise the trading.

The program is also an opportunity for people to “recycle” Pokemon or Yu-Gi-Oh cards they or their children are no longer using or collecting. Library staff will make sure the cards are distributed fairly to current collectors.

The next Game Day will be May 8.

For more information, call the youth services department (606) 329-0518, ext. 1300, or visit the online branch at www.thebookplace.org.

Pennington is Magic 97.9 guest DJ

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — JB Miller welcomes former Marshall football QB and current Miami Dolphin QB Chad Pennington as another Magic 97.9 Guest DJ beginning at 7:30 a.m. Friday. This will be Chad’s third visit to the show in as many years.

During the hour listeners will learn with free agency looming what teams may next want his services, his favorite home-cooked meal, who does the ironing at his house, where does all his former teams jerseys go and more about his First & Ten Foundation that benefits many in our community.

Miller welcomes all those with an interest in slipping behind a microphone for strictly fun to contact him via the station Web site at www.magic979.com or via WMGA Radio at 304-399-9603.

Future Guests include Cabell Huntington Convention & Visitors Bureau chief Tyson Compton on March 12 and Ironton singing Mayor Rich Blankenship who will bring his guitar on March 19 to entertain you.