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Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Parents can get tips on helping children in school

Parents are invited to a free workshop later this week designed to help them support their child in school, both academically and socially. The 16th annual "Empowering Parents for Student Success" seminar will be Thursday from 9 a.m. until...

Up in the air: Keeping planes flying

PIKEVILLE -- David Perry was the kind of child who had 25 model airplanes hanging from his bedroom ceiling. Fascinated with anything that flew, he operated remote control planes as a youngster, which served to tide him over until he...

Open house to offer a glimpse at aviation

Pilots desiring additional training or credit, as well as the public, are invited to Wayne Executive Jetport Wings Fly-In on Saturday, the annual free aviation safety event. Check-in begins at 9 a.m. in the corporate hangar at the airport on...

County talks payroll, politics

Wayne County commissioners and county staff Monday afternoon agreed that the county's new payroll system isn't working as it should; that the problems need to be corrected sooner rather than later; and that no employee should suffer because of the...

Outdated drugs to be collected

Operation Medicine Drop will be Saturday. The event to collect unwanted and outdated prescription and over-the-counter medicines will be part of Kids Fest at Berkeley Mall. Members of the Wayne County 4-H Prevention Program, the Sheriff's Office and Wayne...

95,000 attended local fair

DUDLEY -- Rain, and the threat of more, hurt attendance during the first weekend of the Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair. But a strong lineup of entertainers -- and lots of sunshine -- turned those numbers around. "We ended on a...