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Regional Animal Shelter Near Morehead Opens


Officials from Rowan, Fleming and Bath Counties were on hand this afternoon for a ribbon-cutting to mark the official opening of a new, regional animal shelter. The $250,000 facility is along Kentucky 519 in Clearfield and will be able to accommodate more than 60 animals from the three counties.

Jim Nickell is Rowan’s judge executive. He says the 3,100 square foot structure is superior to the county’s old shelter in Farmers…

Volunteers from Morehead’s Inspiration Center did much of the painting on the inside of the shelter. A state grant helped pay for most of the project.