News in brief
Kenova Sanitary Board to meet Tuesday evening
KENOVA -- The Kenova Sanitary Board is scheduled to meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, at Kenova City Hall.
The meeting is scheduled to focus on Phase II of the sanitary project.
Kenova church hosts rummage sale
KENOVA -- A rummage sale to benefit Operation Christmas Child will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 5 and 6, at the First Independent Missionary Baptist Church Fellowship Hall at 845 13th St. in Park Circle, Kenova.
Furniture, clothing, books, glassware, hot dogs and parking are available. The sale is inside the fellowship hall and will occur rain or shine.
More than 3,742 pounds of drugs turned in Saturday
CHARLESTON -- West Virginia sites participating in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday collected a total of 3,742 pounds of unwanted and expired prescription drugs, according to a release from U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Acting Resident Agent in Charge John Ryan.
Saturday's National Prescription Drug Take-Back was the fifth national event of its kind and involved more than 5,100 designated sites nationwide, including 120 in West Virginia, in an effort to fight prescription drug abuse and theft.