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  1. County-wide tornado drill planned for TuesdayRead the original story

    Monday Apr 21 | Independent

    The Boyd County Emergency Management Agency will conduct a county-wide tornado warning siren test at 11 a.m. Tuesday.

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  2. Meet the BeaglesRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 13 | Independent

    Dozens of beagle owners gathered in Boyd County on Saturday for an American Rabbit Hunters Association field trial, one of several events set across the country this year.

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  3. 7 injured in accident near Ashland mallRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | Independent

    According to Boyd County 911 dispatchers, it happened at around 5:15 p.m. in the area of the intersection of Winchester Avenue and the entrance to the Ashland Town Center mall.

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  4. Ashland woman charged with heroin dealingRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 | Independent

    Thelma K. Wawi, 50, of the 200 block of Lee Street, was lodged in the Boyd County Detention Center, charged with first-degree drug trafficking, first- and third-degree drug possession and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to a news release from the sheriff's department.

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  5. Beagle spans 3 states; Reunites with owner 17 months laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 1 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... ALSO BECAUSE THEY WANT TO KNOW WHAT WENTZ( WRONG. SO THEY MAY NEVER KNOW, BUT WE DID CONTACT THE SHELTER IN BOYD COUNTY, KENTUCKY, AND I ASKED THROUGH E-MAIL, DO YOU CHECK EVERY ANIMAL THAT COMES IN FOR A MICROCHIP? THEY SAID YES. SO I FOLLOWED UP ...

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  6. Gate City man facing chargesRead the original story

    Monday Mar 31 | Independent

    A Catlettsburg man was arrested on Saturday night on drug charges, according to a release from the Boyd County Sheriff's Department.

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  7. Catlettsburg Man Arrested On Drug ChargesRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 30 | WCHS-TV Charleston

    ... accused of selling prescription pills. Paul Crisp, 50, is charged with drug trafficking and contempt of court. Boyd County deputies said he sold Oxycodone to an undercover informant earlier this month, while he was out on bond on other drug charges. ...

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  8. Kentucky dog found in Pennsylvania returns home after 17 monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2014 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    ... to come home because she always came home. Alwaysexpect for this time," said Cindy Romans. Sassy ended up in a Boyd County kill shelter and that's where members of the Forever Home Beagle Rescue saved her from being put down. Then she traveled three ...

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  9. Louisville beagle spans 3 states; 17 months later is returned to rightful ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 25 | WLKY-TV Louisville

    ... seen again. Romans assumed the worst, especially since so much time had passed. Somehow, Sassy ended up in the Boyd County Animal Shelter in Kentucky, according to Romans, which she said is a kill shelter. That's where Sassy was saved by members of ...

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  10. HAFB Rebrands Itself As Facing Hunger FoodbankRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2014 | WCHS-TV Charleston

    ... "It's hard to make supporters understand that they were providing assistance to Greenup County, Kentucky, to Boyd County, Kentucky, Lawrence County, Kentucky," she said. While it's new name and a new logo, nothing about the mission to feed those in ...

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  11. Pa burg places third in Boyd weightlift...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2014 | Floyd County Times

    Prestonsburg placed third out of five teams in the Boyd County-hosted weightlifting meet on Saturday.

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  12. Sweet Sixteen team rivalries aside, everyone is a fan of Rupp's soft-serve ice creamRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    ... looks that say, isn't that obvious? It's ice cream. "We had it last year and it's great," said Tommy Stewart of Boyd County, whose son, Blake, 13, just bought the first of what will probably be several cones over the weekend. "I had four last year," ...

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  13. Governor hires Ashland firm in gay marriage caseRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2014 | Independent

    ... including AK Steel, Oklahoma-based oil and gas company Chesapeake Appalachia, Kings Daughter Medical Center, the Boyd County Board of Education and the Ashland Board of Education. An email message left for the law firm was not immediately returned ...

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  14. Three Teens Indicted On Charges In Connection To Horse Shootings In Boyd CountyRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2014 | WCHS-TV Charleston

    Three teens have been indicted by a Boyd County grand jury in connection to the death of several horses.

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  15. Road Reopens Following Industrial Accident On Barge In Boyd CountyRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2014 | WCHS-TV Charleston

    A road has since reopened and the scene cleared following an industrial accident in which four people were hospitalized for chemical exposure in Boyd County.

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  16. Hazardous Materials Team Treating People For Chemical Exposure On Barge In Boyd CountyRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2014 | WCHS-TV Charleston

    Four people are being treated for chemical exposure following an industrial accident on a barge in Boyd County.

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  17. Fatal Collision Investigation in Boyd CountyRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2014 | Kentucky State Police

    The Kentucky State Police Post 14 Ashland is investigating a three vehicle collision that occurred on US 60 East of the US 60 KY 5 intersection in Boyd County, KY. 1 comment

  18. 3 indicted in Boyd horse-shootingsRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2014 | Independent

    A Boyd County grand jury has indicted three in connection with the shootings of several horses earlier this year. 26 comments

  19. Initial release on fatal accident was in errorRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2014 | Independent

    Kentucky State Police at Ashland on Friday initially reported that a three-vehicle accident on U.S. 60 in Boyd County that killed a 17-year-old East Carter High School student and injured five others the previous evening may have been drug- or alcohol-related.

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  20. KSP: Fatal crash may have been drug- or alcohol-relatedRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2014 | Independent

    A three-vehicle accident on U.S. 60 in Boyd County Thursday evening that claimed the life of an East Carter High School senior and injured five others appears to have been drug- and/or alcohol-related, Kentucky State Police at Ashland said. 13 comments