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

    7 hrs ago | 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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  2. News in BriefRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | 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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  3. Ashland Man Accused Of Selling Heroin To Undercover DeputiesRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 17 | 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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  4. Blackcats to visit Boyd County on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Floyd County Times

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

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  5. Welcome back to schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | Independent

    ... writing and arithmetic. Greenup County, Fairview and Carter County schools all marked their first day; Ashland, Boyd County, and Russell start Wednesday and Raceland schools open Aug. 14. Lawrence County schools started Monday. The morning at ...

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  6. Argillite getting school character program thanks to FIVCOa SgrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 4 | Independent

    ... Applegate said. Currently Russell-McDowell Intermediate School is using the program and Summit Elementary in Boyd County has adopted some of its principles, she said. Her committee hopes over time to add schools in both Boyd County and Greenup ...

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  7. Formerly MIA World War II Marine will be buried in ArlingtonRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Stars and Stripes

    ... 6,400 killed in the Battle of Tarawa, his remains finally recovered 71 years later. His name is engraved on the Boyd County War Memorial at Armco Park, but his final resting place will be Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, with his burial ...

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  8. Kentucky MIA Marine to rest in ArlingtonRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Stars and Stripes

    ... 6,400 killed in the Battle of Tarawa, his remains finally recovered 71 years later. His name is engraved on the Boyd County War Memorial at Armco Park, but his final resting place will be Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, with his burial ...

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  9. MIA Rush Marine to rest in ArlingtonRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | Independent

    ... 6,400 killed in the Battle of Tarawa, his remains finally recovered 71 years later. His name is engraved on the Boyd County War Memorial at Armco Park, but his final resting place will be the Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, with his burial ...

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  10. Tim Preston: Burgers for Boyd County bragging rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Independent

    Looking at Saturday morning's rainy skies, I assumed my duties as a judge for the first tailgate and burger grilling competition at the Boyd County Fairgrounds would be canceled.

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  11. Man facing driving, drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | Independent

    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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  12. Grand jury will hear death caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2014 | Independent

    ... brain injuries you can get," Hammond said. "He was basically a ticking time bomb." Bentley was returned to the Boyd County Detention Center and Reese set his bond at $50,000. MIKEa SJAMES can be reached at mjames@dailyindependent.com or (606) ...

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  13. Ordinance will help regulate landfill operations, impose strict finesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | Independent

    The Boyd County Fiscal Court voted unanimously to pass a new solid waste management ordinance into law during its meeting Tuesday night at the county's community center.

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  14. Cindy Collins new East Kentucky Expo Center chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | Independent

    ... military family, where she attended college, married an eastern Kentucky musician and has raised her children in Boyd County for the past 20 years. With 17 years of experience behind the scenes of the PAC, she is also no stranger to her new tasks, ... 2 comments

  15. Public invited to weigh in on landfill ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2014 | Independent

    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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  16. Detroit man arrested for hiding heroin in peanut butterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2014 | Independent

    ... ies he was traveling to Portsmouth. They arrested him for possession and trafficking heroin. He is lodged in the Boyd County Detention Center.

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  17. Police Say Man Tried To Hide Heroin In Jar Of Peanut ButterRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2014 | WCHS-TV Charleston

    Ashland , Boyd County , Kentucky A man from Detroit is behind bars in Boyd County, Kentucky after police say he was caught trying to hide heroin inside a jar of peanut butter.

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  18. Mark Story: UPike Coach Kelly Wells gets a life-altering assist...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    ... "Four of us tested (for compatibility with Wells) the first time (in 2004)," Walter, 50, the Superintendent of Boyd County Schools, said Thursday. "Shawne and Kelly decided then she would be the one to do it. But we all understood there was a good ...

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  19. Engineering Firm To Add Jobs In KentuckyRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2014 | WCHS-TV Charleston

    Catlettsburg , Boyd County , Kentucky An engineering firm has announced plans to expand its operations in Boyd County in northeastern Kentucky.

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  20. Deputies Say Armed Man Arrested After Threatening OfficersRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2014 | WCHS-TV Charleston

    Catlettsburg , Boyd County , Kentucky Boyd County deputies said a man was arrested after pulling a gun on deputies and threatening to harm them.

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