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  1. Wanted Fugitive from St. Louis, Missouri Arrested in Boyd CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Kentucky State Police

    ... without incident. On December 22, 2014 Melkis Oreyana, age 26, of St. Louis, MO, was arrested, lodged in the Boyd County Detention Center and charged with: TFC Michael Murriell Public Affairs Officer Kentucky State Police Post 14, Ashland (606) ...

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  2. Raiders drop tourney opener to RacelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Floyd County Times

    ... Hunter Johnson netted nine points for the Raiders. In other opening round games in the Derby Classic it was Boyd County 65, Pikeville 47; Betsy Layne 69, East Carter 61 and Russell 60, Henry County 59. Raceland (67): Messer 15, Vance 13, Braden 4, ...

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  3. Man Wanted In Missouri Murder Arrested In KentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... stop, after police in Saint Louis contacted state police about the investigation for a murder. Oreyana is in the Boyd County Detention Center facing charges ranging from giving a false name to murder. A man killed in a rollover crash Monday morning, ...

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  4. Man Known In Duct Tape Incident Accused Of Assault, RobberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The man dubbed the "Duct Tape Bandit" is back behind bars in Boyd County because police say he robbed and attacked a businessman. Investigators tell the Ashland Daily Independent that 32-year-old Kasey Kazee turned himself in for the crime, which happened about two weeks ago in an alley.

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  5. It's unlikely ending 100-seat rule would boost alcohol salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... in the city's two precincts that permit liquor-by-the-drink sales. Under the moist law approved by voters in Boyd County, restaurants throughout the county also can receive licenses to sell alcohol with meals, provided they can seat at least 100 and ... 2 comments

  6. Kentucky Strives to Become Work ReadyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

    Ashland Alliance President Tim Gibbs told The Independent that officials are focusing on the region's workforce, as Boyd County moves closer to getting certification as a "work ready" community. State officials announced in November that Boone, Campbell, Hardin and Kenton counties have been certified as Kentucky Work Ready Communities.

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  7. Northeast Kentucky seeks 'work ready'Read the original story

    Sunday Nov 30 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    City of Ashland Alliance President Tim Gibbs told The Independent newspaper that officials are focusing on the region's workforce as Boyd County moves closer to getting certification as a "work ready" community.

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  8. News in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... Marc I. Rosen lost to incumbent Circuit Judge George W. Davis III. According to unofficial results from the Boyd County Courthouse, Davis got 9,158 votes while Rosen received 4,093. Rosen filed suit over the law after his candidacy for the seat was ...

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  9. Sodomy 3rd Degree Arrest in Boyd CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Kentucky State Police

    The Kentucky State Police have arrested a Boyd County Deputy Jailer after receiving a report involving the possible sexual assault of a female inmate at the Boyd County Detention Center. On October 15, 2014 The Kentucky State Police was contacted by The Boyd County Detention Center and advised they had received a report involving the possible sexual assault of a female inmate by a male member of the jail staff. 65 comments

  10. Boyd County students visit Early College ProgramRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2014 | WMKY-FM Morehead

    Students from Boyd County High School visited the Morehead State University campus, as part of the Early College Program, Tuesday, Oct. 14. More than 50 high and technical schools offered MSU classes during the fall semester with more than 2,000 high school students participating in the program. "This program is truly a win-win opportunity.

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  11. Felony Arrest (Cultivating and Trafficking Marijuana) - Boyd CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Kentucky State Police

    The Kentucky State Police in Ashland have arrested a Boyd County, KY resident after locating numerous mature marijuana plants growing at a residence on Jacks Fork in the Rush community. On October 8, 2014 the Kentucky State Police Aircraft Section visually located numerous mature marijuana plants growing at a Jacks Fork residence. 16 comments

  12. KSP Post 2 Welcomes New CommanderRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2014 | Kentucky State Police

    Madisonville, KY - On Monday, June 16, 2014, the Kentucky State Police Post 2 Madisonville welcomed Boyd County native Joseph W. Gibson as its new commander. Captain Gibson is a 20-year veteran of the KSP and has held several assignments within the agency: Captain Gibson stated, "It is both an honor and a privilege to serve the Madisonville Post District and is looking forward to the challenges that lie ahead.

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  13. Lincoln CountyRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | Lincoln Journal

    ... last year at Lions Club Field. South Point may be having an off year, being only 1-2. Losses to Minford, OH and Boyd County, KY were sandwiched around a win against Sciotoville East, OH. White scored on a 13-yard run and caught a TD pass from Drew ...

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  14. Oil trains crisscross Kentucky on weekly basisRead the original story

    Sep 6, 2014 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    Freight trains loaded with volatile crude oil crisscross seven Kentucky counties on a weekly basis, carrying loads that emergency management officials in the state know little about.

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  15. Under federal scrutiny, oil trains travel hundreds of miles in Kentucky each weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... rge enough to warrant telling the state. A map of CSX's crude oil network shows a Marathon Petroleum refinery in Boyd County, Ky., roughly halfway along an "oil route" between Chicago and coastal Virginia. CSX's rail network also runs through

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  16. Churches join call to fight substance abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... 100 people. The CDC reports that West Virginia leads the nation in drug overdose deaths per capita. In Kentucky, Boyd County Circuit Judge George Davis III knows all too well how drug abuse affects more than the user. He said "95 percent or better ...

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  17. Proposed deal for regional jail falls apartRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2014 | WHAS11

    ... in the counties' facilities and saving taxpayer money. At the time, few federal prisoners were being housed in Boyd County. Therefore, the regional jail could lead to an increase in federal inmates and increased revenue in Boyd. Boyd County ...

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  18. News in BriefRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2014 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... goal of expanding and retaining federal prisoners housed in the counties' facilities and saving taxpayer money. Boyd County Judge-Executive William "Bud"?Stevens told The Independent (http://bit.ly/1oZfDk3 ) he supported the jail, but Carter County ...

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  19. Ashland Man Accused Of Selling Heroin To Undercover DeputiesRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2014 | WCHS-TV Charleston

    Ashland , Boyd County , Kentucky A man from Boyd County, Kentucky is facing drug charges after allegedly selling heroin to undercover deputies at an Ashland cigarette shop.

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  20. Blackcats to visit Boyd County on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2014 | Floyd County Times

    The Prestonsburg Blackcats will visit Boyd County for a preseason scrimmage on Saturday.

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