News in Brief — 3/29/13

Published 9:50 am Friday, March 29, 2013

Area churches announce Holy Week observances

CHESAPEAKE — Holy Week will be observed in community gatherings on Good Friday in Chesapeake.

Good Friday worship will be offered today at 7 p.m. at Chesapeake Church of the Nazarene, located at 817 Third Ave, Chesapeake. Pastor Chuck Case of the Chesapeake United Methodist Church will bring the message.

Refreshments will follow each of the gatherings.

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Second slip repair project set to start

HANGING ROCK — A separate project to repair a slip on State Route 650 in Lawrence County is set to begin, as contractors for the Ohio Department of Transportation will impart additional lane restrictions early next week.

Crews from DGM, Incorporated will reduce State Route 650 on Tuesday, April 2, to one, 9-foot lane at the route’s 6.40-mile marker in order to correct a slip that is situated just south of County Road 43 (Kelly’s Mill Road), between the route’s junction with State Route 522 and the village of Hanging Rock. Construction includes repairing the slip with a retaining wall along the route’s west side, as well as pavement, shoulder and guardrail reconstruction.

Throughout construction, traffic will be maintained in one lane with the use of temporary traffic signals. Currently, the route is reduced to one lane between Township Road 218 (Tunnel Ridge Road) and County Road 25 (Pine Grove-Smokey Row Road) for a separate slip repair project, and traffic is being maintained with signals at this location, too.

DGM was awarded a contract for approximately $182,171 to complete the repairs, and it is anticipated to be completed in mid-summer.

For information on additional lane and road closures caused by construction, accidents, flooding or other related traffic events throughout the state, visit ODOT’s web site at


Prolific W.Va. law enforcement officer honored

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Cabell County sheriff’s deputy is being recognized for the 1,000 felony arrests he has made as part of the U.S. Marshals Service fugitive task force.

Sgt. Dale Enochs recorded the milestone last week in Huntington when he arrested a suspect in a daytime burglary in Kanawha County. The 41-year-old law enforcement officer will be honored at a ceremony Tuesday at Cabell County Courthouse.

He’ll be presented with a plaque with the inscription: “A milestone for one; a millstone for 1,000.”

Enochs has been assigned to the Southern District of West Virginia CUFFED, or Cops United Felony Fugitive Enforcement Division, for more than four years.


Family Movie Night is April 3

ASHLAND, Ky. — Boyd County Public Library will host a free showing of “Rise of the Guardians” on Wednesday, April 3, at the Main Branch.

The film starts at 5:30 p.m. The branch is located at 1740 Central Ave. Some refreshments are provided, and additional snacks can be purchased.

In this 2012 movie, rated PG, the evil spirit Pitch launches an assault on Earth, and all the Immortal Guardians team up to protect the innocence of children all around the world.

Other upcoming movies at BCPL include: “Lincoln” on April 11; and “Playing for Keeps” on April 24, both at the Main Branch.

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.

For a full movie schedule, visit any branch of Boyd County Public Library or