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Repaving likely to cause delays

Aug. 06, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

ASHLAND -- Repaving projects are expected to cause traffic delays on Ky. 207 in Greenup County and Ky. 854 in Boyd County this week, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

Crews are paving Kentucky 207 in the Flatwoods, Ky., area from Ky. 1 to Ky. 503. The work is scheduled to be completed by Tuesday. Paving work in Boyd County from the Garner area to Ky. 3. That work is scheduled Wednesday and Thursday.

Motorists should expect one-lane traffic controlled by flaggers. Delays are possible.

Landslide forces road closure in Ohio

CHESAPEAKE -- County Road 35 (Getaway Big Branch Road) will be closed Tuesday, Aug. 6., for a landslide repair project, according to Lawrence County Engineer Doug Cade.

The work is expected to take about 45 days.

Meanwhile, County Road 59, Little Buffalo Road, will continue to be closed Tuesday for a bridge replacement project. The work started Monday and is expected to take two days, according to Cade.

Man arrested on meth charge in Mason County

GALLIPOLIS FERRY, W.Va. -- Tips about possible methamphetamine production led to one man's arrest Sunday in Gallipolis Ferry, W.Va., according to a press release issued by the Mason County Sheriff's Office.

Brandon Edward Spencer, 32, was arrested Sunday and incarcerated at the Western Regional Jail, according to the release and jail records. Deputy sheriffs charged Spencer with felony operating/attempting to operate a clandestine drug laboratory.

Deputies were responding to tips about possible meth activity at a residence in the Country Lane Mobile Home Park. They found components and waste from numerous meth labs.

Spencer was denied bond pending arraignment, according to jail records.

Paving scheduled in downtown Huntington

HUNTINGTON -- The West Virginia Division of Highways will begin the following paving projects at 6 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 7:

Veterans Memorial Boulevard from the 6th Street Bridge to 13th Street.

5th Avenue from 1st to 11th streets.

8th Street from 3rd to 5th avenues.

These projects will continue for the next several weeks and could result in traffic delays. Motorists are advised to use caution.

Annual reunion will take place Saturday

SOUTH POINT, Ohio -- The annual South Point Allied Reunion will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, at the South Point Community Center

Everybody that was employed at the plant is invited.



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