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  1. 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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  2. Lincoln CountyRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | 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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  3. Oil trains crisscross Kentucky on weekly basisRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 6 | 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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  4. 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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  5. Churches join call to fight substance abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Welcome back to schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | 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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  11. Argillite getting school character program thanks to FIVCOa SgrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2014 | 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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  12. Formerly MIA World War II Marine will be buried in ArlingtonRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2014 | 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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  13. Kentucky MIA Marine to rest in ArlingtonRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2014 | 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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  14. MIA Rush Marine to rest in ArlingtonRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2014 | 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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  15. Tim Preston: Burgers for Boyd County bragging rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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

  20. 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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