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Ashland, Kentucky is located in Boyd County. Zip codes in Ashland, KY include 41105, 41102, and 41101. The median home price in Ashland is $100,000 which is roughly $74/per square foot. More Ashland information.

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4 hrs ago | Independent

Night Moves for First Friday

A chance to enjoy an evening run through the streets of Ashland will be among the things to do during the First Friday ArtWalk and Downtown Live for August in downtown Ashland from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday.

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10 hrs ago | Independent

Mark Maynard: Parking, history, and some wiffleball

The calendar flips to August tomorrow and some students in the area will be back in school next week.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

WMKY-FM Morehead

MSU and AAUW host space camp

Front row from left, Autumn Holley, Ashland; Sara Franklin, Denniston; Chelsea Pruett, Morehead; Brooke Monroe, Ashland; Trulee Gilkison, Lawrenceburg; second row, Helen Ross, Ft.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Independent

Commissioners challenge city manager's authority

In a surprising turn of events, City Manager Ben Bitter's supervision authority was challenged by the Board of Commissioners after Commissioner Cheryl Spriggs filed a motion to have legal and finance department heads also report to the board in light of a financial blunder by Bitter.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Independent

Huntington man wanted for armed robbery

The Ashland Police Department is searching for an 18-year-old Huntington man who was involved in an armed robbery last month.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Independent

Man facing driving, drug charges

An Ashland man driving on a suspended license ended up in bigger trouble after Boyd County Sheriff Deputies found a gram of heroin inside his vehicle.

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Logan Banner

Sparks files motion to move jail closer

Mingo County's former prosecutor has decided he would like to spend his time in federal prison closer to home.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Independent

Grand jury will hear death case

A judge on Wednesday sent to a grand jury the case of an Ashland man charged in the beating death of another man last month at the Bluegrass Inn on Winchester Avenue.

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WMKY-FM Morehead

Morehead SBDC to host business workshop

Morehead State University's Center for Regional Engagement and East Kentucky Small Business Development Centers would like to announce a free workshop.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Independent

Cindy Collins new East Kentucky Expo Center chief

Longtime Paramount Arts Center operations director Cindy Collins is now on the job in Pikeville as the new general manager of the East Kentucky Expo Center, following confirmation Monday by the Pikeville City Commission.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Independent

Public invited to weigh in on landfill ordinance

The Boyd County Fiscal Court changed its regular meeting time in order to better accommodate public interest in the second reading of an ordinance regarding landfill operations.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Independent

Detroit man arrested for hiding heroin in peanut butter

Deron Cohen was stopped while trying to leave the Ashland bus station in a taxi.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Indiana Law Blog

Ind. Gov't. - 'Prison can't hold these Lake pols'

Robert J. Cantrell, 72, a sports hero and veteran political figure, is scheduled to be released Wednesday from the Federal Correctional Institution in Ashland, Ky., to a halfway house, attorney John Cantrell, his son, said.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Independent

Engineering firm plans to expand

EN Engineering plans to expand its operations in Boyd County, creating 80 engineering jobs and investing nearly $3 million into the project.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Begin Again: Musical romance features smart lyrics, sweet riffs and some fine acting

Irish writer-director John Carney scored a massive hit with his debut film, the sweetly melancholy 2007 indie love story Once .

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Independent

Vietnam vet to speak Thursday

Vietnam veteran Tom Keelin will be the guest speaker for Thursday's monthly Military History Roundtable at Highlands Museum & Discovery Center in Ashland.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Independent

Wanted man arrested in Ashland

Joe Bentley, who was wanted for first-degree manslaughter in the June 21 death of Russell Chandler at the Bluegrass Inn, was taken into custody after a caller reported seeing a person eating at a local restaurant that matched the description on the wanted poster put out by the Ashland Police Department.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Independent

Steen indicted for attempted murder

A Boyd County political candidate was indicted by a Boyd County Grand Jury Thursday morning on a charge of attempted murder, according to Boyd Commonwealth's Attorney David Justice.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Independent

Boyd gives initial OK to landfill ordinance

The Boyd County Fiscal Court approved the first reading of a new solid waste management ordinance that would impose more strict regulations on landfill operations, such as Big Run Landfill, during its regular meeting Tuesday.

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Independent

Ashland man charged with injuring infant

Joseph W. Blankenship was arrested after the Ashland Police Department received a call in reference to suspicious life-threatening injuries to the infant.

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