Boyd County Newswire

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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Man facing driving, drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | 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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  6. Grand jury will hear death caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | 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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  7. Ordinance will help regulate landfill operations, impose strict finesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | 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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  8. Cindy Collins new East Kentucky Expo Center chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | 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

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

    Monday Jul 14 | 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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  10. Detroit man arrested for hiding heroin in peanut butterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 12 | 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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  11. Police Say Man Tried To Hide Heroin In Jar Of Peanut ButterRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 12 | 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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  12. Mark Story: UPike Coach Kelly Wells gets a life-altering assist...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | 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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  13. Engineering Firm To Add Jobs In KentuckyRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | 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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  14. Deputies Say Armed Man Arrested After Threatening OfficersRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | 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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  15. Engineering firm plans to expandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | Independent

    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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  16. Study shows economic boost in BoydRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | Independent

    Boyd County was ranked 19th in Kentucky in a study of economic growth conducted by a New York-based data company that was published last week.

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  17. Wanted man arrested in AshlandRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 6 | Independent

    ... Ashland Police Department. Chandler was found dead in his motel room from blunt-force head trauma, according to Boyd County Coroner Mark Hammond.

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  18. Steen indicted for attempted murderRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Independent

    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. 12 comments

  19. Boyd gives initial OK to landfill ordinanceRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 1 | Independent

    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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  20. APD credits ER for quick action, diagnosis in infant's injuryRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 1 | Independent

    ... "the baby was crying a lot and he thought maybe he had shaken it," Kelley said. It was Blankenship who called Boyd County EMS because the baby was unresponsive, according to Kelley. The baby was transported to KDMC where the ER doctor immediately ...

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