Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

Local News

July 13, 2014

Thefts, forgery reported to APD

ASHLAND — The following information was taken from Ashland police department reports:


A resident of the 3600 block of Winchester Avenue reported Tuesday a weed eater and leaf blower were stolen while he was out of sight.

A resident of the 2700 block of Jackson Avenue on Tuesday reported the theft of a GPS unit, camcorder and two pairs of sunglasses, all with an estimated value of $1,100. The items were stolen from his car while it was parked in his driveway.

A resident of the 2500 block of Hampton Street on Tuesday reported the theft of his wallet, which contained $3 cash, his driver’s license, Social Security card and other cards. The wallet was reported stolen from his unlocked vehicle.

A manager at Taco Bell on Monday reported the theft of $350 from the store.

A resident of the 2400 block of Arthur Street reported on Wednesday she paid a lawn service worker to mow her lawn and the worker left without cutting the grass and did not return.

A man reported Thursday someone stole a window air conditioner and a fire extinguisher from his rental property. He reported the total value of the stolen items at $425.


Citizens’ National Bank reported Wednesday suspects had cashed counterfeit checks at its Central Avenue branch.

Criminal mischief

A resident of the 2900 block of Kirk Street reported Wednesday someone had broken the driver’s side window of her car, doing $250 worth of damage.


A resident of the 700 block of Culbertson Street on Thursday reported someone broke in her home and hit her with her fists.


Text Only
Local News
  • News in brief, 07/31/14

    About 450 marijuana plants were confiscated during an eradication effort in Lawrence County on Tuesday.

    July 30, 2014

  • 0731facelift1.JPG Painters finishing up work at ACTC

    When Ashland Community and Technical College students return to campus Aug. 18, they will find fresh paint, clean windows and pressure-washed brickwork on the college’s original building on College Drive.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Night Moves on tap for First Friday

    A chance to enjoy an evening run through the streets of Ashland will be among the things to do during the First Friday ArtWalk and Downtown Live for August from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday.

    July 30, 2014

  • Fairview school district being investigated

    State education investigators were scheduled to arrive in the Fairview school district this morning to interview school officials.

    July 30, 2014

  • Advisory committee on landfill to meet

    Members of the county’s new advisory committee regarding Big Run Landfill enforcement are encouraged to attend the group’s first meeting next week.
    Committee facilitator Mike Clevenger of Cannonsburg said the panel will meet the first Monday of each month, starting next week. For now, all meetings will be at 6:30 p.m. at the Boyd County Community Center.

    July 30, 2014

  • Highway dedicated in Morehead man’s name

    During Wednesday morning’s highway dedication ceremony for late airman Daniel N. Fannin, 30, of Morehead, the man was honored as a Kentucky hero for dedicating his life to the U.S. Air Force until his untimely death last year.

    July 30, 2014

  • Stumbo questions Noah’s Ark incentives, backs off on expanded gambling

    Democratic Speaker of the House Greg Stumbo on Wednesday questioned the constitutionality of state incentives for a Noah’s Ark tourist attraction in Grant County.

    July 30, 2014

  • Night Moves for First Friday

    A chance to enjoy an evening run through the streets of Ashland will be among the things to do during the First Friday ArtWalk and Downtown Live for August in downtown Ashland from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday.

    July 30, 2014

  • ‘Arts in the Vines’ will be in conjunction with U.S. 60 Yard Sale

    Offering a different taste of life in Carter County, the owners of RockSprings Winery are inviting locals and visitors to the U.S. 60 Yard Sale to spend some time in their vineyards during the first “Arts in the Vines” from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday.

    July 30, 2014

  • Grimes zeroes in on women’s issues with latest ad

    Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes is out with a third television ad posing questions from Grimes’ supporters to Republican incumbent U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell.

    July 30, 2014