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PACT planning fifth anniversary celebration

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Joseph Prattrpratt@civitasmedia.comThe Portsmouth Area Children’s Theatre (PACT) has finalized the details of its fifth season, and is eager to continue their momentum with a season of favorites. The 2014-2015 season line-up consists of “A Year with Frog and Toad, KIDS,” “Disney’s Aladdin, JR,” and “Dear Edwina.” The age range on all shows goes from students six to 18 years of age.


The Pilgrimage

Dudley WootenPDT Outdoor ColumnistIt’s March 2014 and I’m making my annual visit to Amy, Chris, and Connor in Arizona. Little Laura and I flew in yesterday. This flight was nonstop and went well from Columbus to Phoenix. We called and arranged a shuttle (cab) to get to Tucson.The timing was such that we went to a restaurant there with our luggage and ate. From there, I tied up the loose ends of the week by phone. I arranged payment for a job we had...

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Greenup Christian Church celebrate Easter with Message of Love

By Portia Williamsportiawilliams@civitasmedia.comGREENUP, Ky. - Greenup Christian Church (GCC) is celebrating the Easter season which began on what is known as Good Friday, and lasting throughout the Easter holiday.Greenup Christian Church pastor Mike Dennis, said the Easter is all about love.“Real love is our theme for Easter this year at Greenup Christian Church. Love is what the Easter Story is all about. Today, our generation needs the sam...

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PDT Sports ReportSOFTBALLMinford 5, Oak Hill 2The Minford Falcons picked up their 10th win of the season with by picking up a home victory against the Oak Hill Oaks Saturday afternoon.Kelsey Conkey led the way for Minford, striking out 13 batters and walking only one in a complete game....

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Valley takes double-header with the help of suicide squeeze

Alex Hiderahider@civitasmedia.comThe “Suicide Squeeze” is one of the most exciting plays in all of baseball, but not many teams have the courage to pull it off with the game on the line.But locked in a scoreless tie in extra innings, that’s exactly what the Valley Indians did en route to a 1-0 victory over the Ironton Fighting Tigers in the first game of a double-header on Saturday. The game ended in the eighth inning.Valley coach ...

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Turkey gobbles and old tombstones

G Sam PiattPDT Outdoors ColumnistOne day earlier this week I stood at the top of a lonely Carter County ridge at dawn and gave a couple of calls on a crow call.“Caw, caw-w-w-w-w. Caw, caw-w-w-w-w.”From a flat just under the ridge two gobblers sounded off, confirming my suspicion. This was where the flock was roosting, and it’s there that I plan to be set up in camouflage and giving a few hen clucks on my box call when Kentucky̵...

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Easter Egg Hunt held in Mound Park

Wayne Allen | Daily TimesThe Portsmouth Jaycee’s held their Annual Easter Egg Hunt in Mound Park in Portsmouth on Saturday April 19, 2014. Hundreds of people were estimated to be in attendance.

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Auto Repair Shop in Grayson consumed by fire

By Portia Williamsportiawilliams@civitasmedia.comGRAYSON, Ky. — According to the Grayson Sheriff’s Department, Bledsoe Auto Repair, a Carter County family business was struck by flames at about 2 a.m. leaving the small business devastated.According to the Grayson Fire Department, the flames completely destroyed the business, declaring it a total loss. Officials said the garage was destroyed, three cars inside and several cars outside were ruined as...

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